MEET OUR TEAM

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KAREN FRON, MPT, OMPT, CLT

Owner/Physical Therapist

Education:
1998 Bachelor of Science - Wayne State University.
2000 Master's Degree of Physical Therapy – Wayne State University.
2003 Certification in Lymphedema Management – Academy of Lymphatic Studies.
2008 Graduate Certificate Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy – Oakland University.

Years of Experience: 20


Expertise:
Karen is a Physical Therapist, Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist, and a Certified Lymphedema Specialist.  She has been treating patients of all ages for over 20 years, and specializes in the evaluation and treatment of various orthopedic diagnoses involving the spine and extremities.  She has served as a lab instructor at Wayne State University and a clinical instructor to many students from local universities.  Karen specializes in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), kinesio taping techniques, and low and high velocity manipulation of the spine and extremities.  She is excited to serve the downriver community to get them moving! 

LYNN KAISER, OTR

Owner/Occupational Therapist

Education:
1997 Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy - Eastern Michigan University.

Years of Experience: 23


Expertise:
Lynn is an Occupational Therapist with over 23 years of experience working with children, young adults, adults, and geriatric individuals.  She has worked with a wide range of diagnoses/injuries involving the hand, wrist, and upper extremity including fractures, sprains, tendon injuries/repairs, cumulative trauma disorders, and osteoarthritis.  Lynn specializes in splinting for mobilization and immobilization utilizing static and dynamic splinting techniques.  She is also trained in evaluation and treatment of neurological conditions, as well as vestibular/inner ear and balance disorders.  Lynn is certified in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) techniques which she uses in conjunction with manual therapy techniques to help patients return to their prior level of function and achieve the outcomes they are hoping for.  Lynn has served on the Board of Michigan Board of Occupational Therapy for the past 5 years. 

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JUSTIN STREEFKERK, PT, DPT

Owner/Physical Therapist

Education:
2007 Bachelor of Science in Health Fitness with Preventative and Rehabilitative Studies/General Science, Central Michigan University.

2010 Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Central Michigan University.

Years of Experience: 10


Expertise:
Justin is a Physical Therapist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of orthopedic, neurological, and sports-related injuries to the extremities and spine. He is also certified in Dry Needling and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), which is used in conjunction with manual therapy techniques and functional exercise for patients of all age ranges and diagnoses. Justin also specializes in the evaluation and treatment of vestibular disorders and is trained in Kinesio-Taping Techniques.

ANTHONY MICHAEL, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Education:

2017 Bachelor of Science in General Studies with Focus on Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Kinesiology and Injury Assessment for Athletic Training, Eastern Michigan University

2021 Associate Degree in Physical Therapy, Professional Skills Institute.

Years of Experience: 1

Expertise:

Anthony joins the Movement team as a Physical Therapy Assistant with previous experience of over 5 years in the outpatient setting.  His primary clinical interests include manual therapy, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), and functional exercise to treat patient of all ages and diagnoses. 

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HAAS

Therapy Dog

Haas is a Fox Red English Labrador Retriever (born in 2020).  He lives with his owner, Justin, and is usually in clinic 2-3 days per week.  Haas loves being at Movement to greet and provide emotional support to visitors of our clinic. 

Haas is a credentialed therapy dog through The Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc. and has the AKC Canine Good Citizen certification.