Stories from May, 2017

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