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At Northern Physical Therapy, we love educating our patients, and the communities in which we live and work. We have a variety of educational events scheduled throughout the year, we hope you’ll join us!

Running 2.0 :: Improve your technique and performance

Running 2.0  is a 2-part series where we will be working on  proper running cadence, running form drills, plyometric exercises, speed workouts, and we will end each session with new PiYo style exercises specific for runners.  This workshop is designed for the runners of all levels looking to improve their form and performance.  It is open to adults and youth (in 6th grade and up) so invite the  family to attend this fun and informative workshop.

Participants should bring running shoes, running attire, and a timing device (smart phone, GPS watch, etc.)  Dress appropriately for the weather as we do run outdoors. The cost of the program is $20 per person for both dates.

These 2 sessions will take place at the Northview High School Track, at 4451 Hunsberger NE, Grand Rapids on June 22 and July 13, from 7-8:30pm  Please contact Alex Hoffman at or call Alex or Diana @ 616-696-6555 with questions.

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Kids 1k Fun Run
Calling all future track stars!! Join us for a 1k Fun Run during the Sparta Town & Country Days. The race will take place on July 21 at 11:00am at Rogers Park, downtown Sparta, and is open to kids ages 3 – 12. Parents are encouraged to accompany children if needed. Plan to arrive early as race check-in will start at 10:45am, and the pre-race stretching starts at 11:00am.  All finishers will receive a medal, prizes, and refreshments afterwards.
 This event is FREE but pre-registration is required to assure participant receives a medal and race bag. Register here.
 We’re excited to be sponsoring this event and offering support to the Sparta Chamber of Commerce and Town & Country Days!
Precision Running Workshops

• Cadence • Alignment • Posture • Foot Strike •

Run faster, easier, and with less stress and risk of injury. Receive individual attention from our therapists and sports rehab experts, who will explain issues that influence the way we run. Come prepared for a very brief run outside so we can get a video analysis of your run patterns. Attendees will also have the chance to win a FREE Gait Analysis.

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Weight Loss & Bariatric Support Group

Join us for a comforting evening with friends who share your struggles and experiences. Each session will feature a special guest speaker with ample time for sharing and discussion afterwards. There is no cost to attend. Registration is not required, but if you choose to register you will receive email reminders before each monthly session.

Wayland – Second Tuesday of the month / 7-8pm (This new Wayland group starts on June 13)
Northern Physical Therapy, 709 W. Superior, Wayland
Call 269.792.4440 with questions. Janis Kemper is our group leader and she’s had her own struggles with weight loss. You can read her initial weight loss story here, and the follow up story that we did with her two years later can be found here. Alex Hoffman is our program coordinator. Registration is not required, but if you would like to register here in advance you will receive email reminders before each monthly session.

Grant – Last Tuesday of the month / 6-7pm
Northern Physical Therapy, 17615 W. Moore, Grant
In Grant only, following the meeting there will be an optional water aerobics class from 7-8pm. The cost for the class is $5. Water aerobics is an ideal workout because you experience minimized stress on your joints due to the buoyancy of water. Participants do not have to know how to swim. Call group leader, Dawn Roberts at 616.292.6222 with questions. Registration is not required, but if you would like to register here in advance you will receive email reminders before each monthly session.

Our events are always fun and educational. Bring a friend, we'd love to have you!

Work it! We have a variety of fitness classes at all of our locations.



Cedar Springs > 308 S. Main
Coopersville > 25 Conran
Grand Rapids > 4451 Hunsberger
Lowell > 2050 W. Main
Grant > 17615 W. Moore
Sparta > 31 Ida Red
Wayland > 709 West Superior
Northview Fitness Center > 4451 Hunsberger
Wayland Fitness Center > 870 E. Superior
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