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The Recovery Project Named Partner In MS Care by National MS Society

December 13, 2016

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 been officially recognized as a Partner in MS Care in the area of Rehabilitation through the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Partners in MS Care program. The Recovery Project Co-CEO Polly Swingle, PT, GCS, CEEAA, made the announcement.

“The Society’s Partners in MS Care program acknowledges committed providers whose practices improve care for people with MS,” said National MS Society President & CEO Cyndi Zagieboylo. “High quality…Read More

Heather Dupuis joins The Recovery Project as Director of Business Development

November 15, 2016

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 Heather Dupuis to serve as director of business development. The Recovery Project Co-Founder Charlie Parkhill made the announcement.

In this role, Dupuis will oversee internal marketing efforts for The Recovery Project’s East side location in Clinton Township. She will also help identify and pursue new business development opportunities, as well as conceive and implement marketing initiatives to help grow the company.

“Heather comes to The Recovery…Read More

Jennifer Zimmerman joins The Recovery project as a Medical Scheduler and Biller

October 27, 2016

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 welcomed Jennifer Zimmerman to its growing team. Charlie Parkhill, co-CEO of The Recovery Project, made the announcement.

In her new role with The Recovery Project, Zimmerman is responsible for coordinating patient and therapist schedules, as well as ensuring that proper medical documentation is in place and submitting medical billing claims to the proper insurance organizations. She most recently worked for Livonia Public Schools, and prior to…Read More

The Recovery Project featured on Fox 2’s “Amy’s Angels”

October 6, 2016

The Recovery Project co-founders Charlie Parkhill and Polly Swingle recently sat down with Fox 2’s Amy Andrews for an “Amy’s Angels” segment, where they discussed the founding of The Recovery Project, the organization’s evidence-based approach to physical and occupational therapy, and the launch of the new FES Specialty Center at The Recovery Project Livonia.

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Polly Swingle authors handout on “Exercising Post-Spinal Cord Injury” for ADVANCE for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine

July 21, 2016

For persons who have sustained a spinal cord injury, a growing body of research suggests that exercise may be — quite literally — the best medicine. Consequently, for spinal cord patients, caregivers, physical therapists and doctors, understanding the full benefits of exercise, and understanding how to design, deploy and maximize the value of a rehabilitative exercise program, is critically important.

Forms of Exercise

With any exercise or physical therapy regimen for spinal cord injuries, early intervention and repetition are critically important.

Spinal cord injury often results in a large area of paralysis. Multiple muscles and multiple…Read More

The Recovery Project honored as an “Economic Bright Spot” by Corp! Magazine

July 6, 2016

The Recovery Project is an industry-leading, nationally recognized provider of innovative and high-intensity physical and occupational therapy for people with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries and other severe neuromuscular conditions.

“Our success has come as a result of several factors: our commitment to offering the most scientifically advanced therapy possible, our expansion of our therapeutic offerings, our partnerships with the community and our commitment to staff development,” says Charlie Parkhill, co-founder and co-CEO.

More specifically, Parkhill says, President and Co-CEO Polly Swingle is constantly researching new equipment, programs and techniques, and regularly investing in…Read More

Jordyn Funk, MS, OTRL, C/NDT Joins The Recovery Project

June 3, 2016

Jordyn Funk has joined the team as an occupational therapist at the company’s Livonia clinic.

In her role as an occupational therapist, Funk will provide intensive evaluation and treatment to The Recovery Project’s clients and will create customized programs that utilize the latest research-proven best practices and state-of-the-art equipment for clients, including those with neurological disorders. Funk will also leverage her certifications in VitalStim and Neuro-Developmental Treatment (C/NDT).

“Jordyn has a wealth of knowledge and recognition in the industry, as well as a strong passion for providing patients with the treatment they need to help…Read More

Danielle Poole Joins The Recovery Project As Medical Scheduler

April 20, 2016

Danielle Poole has joined the team as the medical scheduler for the company’s two full-service clinics in Livonia and Clinton Township.

As medical scheduler, Poole will lead and manage all coordination of client appointments and medical records.

“Danielle’s strong attention to detail, extensive experience managing and organizing teams and operations, and compassionate nature make her the perfect fit,” said Swingle. “We are excited for our hundreds of southeast Michigan clients to get to know her as she moves into this important role.”

Prior to joining The Recovery Project, Poole was senior team leader with Target, where…Read More