FYZICAL Traverse City at Copper Ridge
Copper Ridge Traverse City
Rex Holden, MSPT Owner
Rex graduated from Grand Valley State University in 1993 with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. He has a Bachelor degree from Central Michigan University in Health Promotion in a Corporate and Hospital Setting and taught in the anatomy labs at CMU for three years.
He has worked with physical therapy patients from 2 to 104 years old. He has also worked with college level and professional athletes in baseball, skiing, basketball, football and many other sports. Rex has taken numerous continuing education courses in unloading or unweighting (one of the main features of FAST Physical Therapy), functional biomechanics, sports rehabilitation, spine rehabilitation, speed and jump training, balance, geriatric rehabilitation, muscle energy techniques, Norwegian manual therapy techniques, and medical exercise training.
Rex enjoys spending time hiking, mountain biking and skiing with his two daughters, Brianna and Calista, and his wife Jill. He also enjoys ski racing at Crystal Mountain and has raced in several of the local Ice Man Cometh mountain bike races. His passion continues to be to help as many people as possible improve the quality of their lives through an active lifestyle and healthy eating.
Jill Holden, MSPT Owner
Jill Holden received her Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State University in 1993 and also graduated from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.
Her areas of specialization include spinal stabilization training, manual spinal rehab, functional training and geriatric rehabilitation. Jill enjoys developing individualized programs for each person she sees in the clinic.
Jill worked for Munson for 11 years doing home care physical therapy. Now she enjoys providing home visits for FYZICAL patients who are unable to come to the clinic. She is able to improve people's quality of life where they are having the most difficulty--in their homes.
Jill enjoys Irish dancing, hiking, biking, and downhill skiing with her husband and two daughters. She is also dedicated to the continued development of The Greenspire School, Traverse City's independent Montessori Middle School.
Amy Anderson, MSPT Physical Therapist
Amy earned Bachelor's and Master's of Science degrees in Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State University in 1999. She most recently spent 10 years at the Traverse City's former Fitness Center.
She has extensive experience treating orthopedic and vestibular injuries as well as women's health issues. "Movement as an integral part of my life! I am proud to be in a profession known to be experts in musculoskeletal problems. The American Physical Therapy Association describes physical therapy as 'the science of healing and the art of caring.' I genuinely enjoy spending time with people and sharing my knowledge. I educate patients on how to move more easily to protect their body and prevent problems in the future. We live in a beautiful area and I love helping people get out and enjoy it. Our bodies are amazing machines and therapy can help restore a person's function to the highest level possible."
Amy joined FYZICAL Traverse City in December 2009. Amy is a native of Traverse City and is a graduate of St. Francis High School. She and her husband Bruce have three children and enjoy camping, hiking, skiing and anything else that gets them outside.
Beth Dole, Patient Representative/Physician Liaison Certified Athletic Trainer, Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Beth has over 26 years experience working in the health and fitness industry, including work in sports medicine and cardiac rehabilitation. She has worked with professional, college, and high school athletes as a certified athletic trainer.
With the combination of Exercise Physiology and Athletic Training, Beth helps young and old return to physical activity in a safe, healthy and timely manner.
When you meet Beth you will see clearly that she is a health enthusiast who is passionate about helping people to feel and perform their best!
Mitch Tallent, Physical Therapist Assistant Physical Therapist Assistant
Mitch Tallent is a PTA who earned his Associates Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant from Finlandia University in 2008.
Mitch is originally from Dallas, Texas. He came to MI through a love of hockey and played Junior Hockey in the Grand Rapids Junior Hockey League.
His passions include a love for all outdoor activities but especially hockey, snowmobile, golf. Good thing he moved to Michigan as there isn't much snowmobiling in Texas.
Olivia Sharp Physical Therapist Assistant Physical Therapist Assistant
Olivia is a Physical Therapist Assistant with certification in LSVT - Big therapy - a therapy for Parkinson's Disease patients. Olivia loves working with neurologic patients. She is always upbeat and enthusiastic which is why her patients love working with her.
Shelly King, Physical Therapist Assistant Physical Therapist Assistant
Shelly has her degree as physical therapist assistant from Baker College is Flint. She has over 20 years of orthopedic experience.
Jean Seguin, Patient Accounts
Jean is the expert in finding all about what your insurance covers. Invaluable in that ever-changing landscape!
Julie Opsasnick, Front Desk/Patient Accounts
Julie is the friendly face who covers insurance verification and covers the front desk. She is also a top notch artist.
Martha Mosqueda, Office Manager
Martha is the smiling face who will greet you at the front desk. She is the office manager.
Ronda Smith, Front Desk
Ronda is the friendly face that will greet you at the front desk and help you with scheduling.