THE RECOVERY PROJECT INTRODUCES ROCK STEADY BOXING FOR PARKINSON’S PATIENTS

September 19, 2017

The Recovery Project, a leading provider of progressive, effective neuro rehab therapies that improve the lives and functionality of patients with spinal cord and other neurological injuries, has launched Rock Steady Boxing, a new wellness program aimed at helping clients with Parkinson’s Disease improve their quality of life through a non-contact boxing based fitness curriculum. Polly Swingle, co-founder of The Recovery Project, made the announcement.

With the introduction of Rock Steady Boxing at its Livonia headquarters, The Recovery Project becomes the only physical therapy clinic in Michigan to offer the program. Parkinson’s Disease is…Read More

THE RECOVERY PROJECT NAMED A “COOL PLACES TO WORK” BY CRAIN’S DETROIT BUSINESS

September 6, 2017

The Recovery Project, a leading provider of progressive, effective neuro rehab therapies that improve the lives and functionality of patients with spinal cord and other neurological injuries, has been selected as one of the “Cool Places to Work” in Michigan for 2017 by Crain’s Detroit Business. The Recovery Project Co-founder and Co-CEO, Charlie Parkhill made the announcement.

Companies awarded the “Cool Places to Work” honor are selected based on a number of factors. Both employers and employees are required to complete surveys that analyze several factors of employment ranging from health benefits and competitive…Read More

The Recovery Project Hosts Auto Accident Seminar Series: Part 3

August 30, 2017

The Recovery Project will be hosting the Auto Accident Seminar Series: Part 3- Psychological Support for Family and Friends of Injured Auto Accident Victims on Thursday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m.

Dr. James F. Zender returns to give the third part of his seminar, which will focus on the needs of caregivers and family members of auto accident trauma. Dr. Zender will also focus on the topics of self-care for the caregivers, understanding post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, depression, anxiety and pain to better support injured loved ones.

Dr. Zender will be raffling off an…Read More

The Recovery Project Expands Therapy Operations Into Lansing

July 18, 2017

The Recovery Project, a leading provider of high-intensity physical, occupational and speech therapies that improve the lives and functionality of patients with spinal cord and other neurological injuries, will open a new clinic this fall in Lansing—the organization’s third location. Charlie Parkhill, co-founder of The Recovery Project, made the announcement.

Demolition of the new space, which is located at 3960 Patient Care Drive, Suite 117, is already underway. The 3,600-square-foot clinic is expected to be fully operational by mid-September. It will offer the same high-level evidence-based physical, occupational and speech therapy services the organization…Read More

How No-Fault Impacts Lives: Justin’s Story

July 6, 2017

Justin Anderson was injured April 21, 1989. He was finishing up his sophomore year of college in Rhode Island when he was hit by a car and suffered a traumatic brain injury. He has been a patient at The Recovery Project for years and has made significant advances in his recovery—which may not have been possible without Michigan’s No-Fault Auto Insurance.

“Thinking about what life would be like if we didn’t have no fault, it’s hard to imagine that Justin would not be in the great condition that hes in right now and that…Read More

WDIV: Health care crisis impact on businesses and employees

June 30, 2017

Millions of Americans receive health care coverage through their employers, and changes to health care legislation could change that. One proposed change would repeal the mandate that employers with more than 50 employees must provide health care coverage.

Charlie Parkhill, co-founder of The Recovery Project, talked to WDIV Channel 4 to share his insights on the proposed changes and how The Recovery Project will respond.

For the full story, watch the video below.

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New Mobility: My Recovery is Ongoing with The Recovery Project

June 5, 2017

The Recovery Project co-founder Charlie Parkhill recently contributed an article to New Mobility magazine discussing his personal recovery from a spinal cord injury—including significant physical advances he’s experienced through his training on functional electrical stimulation (FES) equipment. To read the article from New Mobility, click here.

My life changed forever in 1998, when I was dealt a serious spinal cord injury while vacationing in Mexico. An incomplete central cord injury left me a C4-5 quadriplegic, and motionless from the neck down.

While the severity of my injury was undeniable, so was my determination…Read More

THE RECOVERY PROJECT CO-FOUNDER POLLY SWINGLE DISCUSSES SUMMER SAFETY TIPS ON FOX 2

May 27, 2017

Memorial Day signals the unofficial start of summer for many Metro Detroiters, and before you hit the lake or head up north for fun activities like swimming, boating, tubing and fishing, you’d do well to brush up on your water safety skills.

Polly Swingle, the co-CEO and lead physical therapist of Livonia and Clinton Twp.-based rehab clinic called The Recovery Project, dropped by the Fox2News Studio Saturday morning to warn us about some of the most common injuries the clinic sees each year around this time, and to provide some tips…Read More

THE RECOVERY PROJECT HIRES SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

May 20, 2017

The Recovery Project, a leading provider of high-intensity physical and occupational therapies that improve the lives and functionality of patients with spinal cord and other neurological injuries, has hired speech-language pathologist Jennifer Kileny, M.A., CCC-SLP, CBIS. President and co-CEO of The Recovery Project, Polly Swingle, made the announcement.

In this position, Kilney will evaluate and treat patients for cognitive communication deficits and dysphagia, or disordered swallowing. In addition to her duties with The Recovery Project, Kileny serves on the clinical faculty at Michigan State University, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences…Read More

Giving back to employees when business is good

May 8, 2017

The Recovery Project, a physical and occupational therapy provider, rewards employees when the business is doing well, an effort owners and co-founders Polly Swingle and Charles Parkhill believe has had the biggest impact on retention.

“Our promise since we started the company is that profits would be shared,” Parkhill said. “If we’re doing well we always try to give back to our employees.”

The Livonia-based company employs 60 and has an additional location in Clinton Township.

Parkhill said The Recovery Project has awarded employees bonuses or given gifts…Read More