Getting you Back in the Game!
Orthopedics | Sports Medicine
Thibodeau Physical Therapy is an outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation practice that specializes in orthopedic and sports injuries. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care in a friendly and encouraging environment. Our treatment is based on state-of-the-art medical technology along with hands-on care. Our proven manual treatment techniques combined with modern equipment yields optimal results.
Our goal is to create an environment to help optimize your body’s ability to heal. Having prompt, appropriate treatment can contribute to a faster recovery, which means returning sooner to work, daily activities, hobbies and sports.
We accept most insurance including Medicare & Worker’s Comp.
HIGHLY TRAINED STAFF
Personalized care & education
Our highly trained staff treats every patient as if he or she is a family member or personal friend. We realize that as a consumer, you have a choice as to where you receive your rehabilitation care. We would be grateful for the opportunity to assist in your recovery.
A graduate of the University of Michigan in Flint, owner David Thibodeau, PT, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. David has been practicing physical therapy for the past 22 years. He specializes in orthopedic and sports related rehabilitation, which includes manual therapy skills and dynamic exercises for returning patients to full recovery. David is also an active member of both the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Michigan Physical Therapy Association (MPTA). Both David and his wife, Linda, have lived in the Lapeer area all their lives and have four children Rachel, Angelica, Zachery and Isaach.
- Evaluations Within 24-48 hrs
- Flexible Scheduling
- Personalized Care with Treatment Tailored For Each Patient
- Licensed Therapy Providers
- Specialized Treatment Programs
- Friendly and Open Environment
- Convenient Locations with Easy Access and Parking
Additional programs are available. Contact us for information on additional or specialty programs you may need.
- Spine Disorders
- Surgical Repairs/Reconstruction
- Manual Therapy
- Spine Injury Rehab
- Knee, Shoulder and Hip Rehab
- Acute Sprains and Strains
- Sports Performance Enhancement Programs
- Assessment / Treatment / Education / Prevention
- Work Conditioning
- Balance/Fall Prevention
- Cancer Related Fatigue Program
- Foot & Ankle Program
- Sports Enhancement Programs
- TMJ Dysfunction
- Headache Recovery
For your convenience, you may print and complete these forms prior to your first visit.
New Patient Registration Form Packet | Download
This copy may be faxed, mailed or hand delivered to the clinic. DO NOT EMAIL FORM.
For Additional Questions Please Contact Us
Yes. The choice of where you receive therapy is always yours. While the majority of our patients come to us by physician referral/recommendation, many clients request to see us due to our strong clinical reputation in the community.
We operate in a direct access state where, if your insurance plan authorizes self-referral to physical therapy, a physician referral is not necessary for you to be seen by a licensed therapist. Please check with your insurance though as many health insurance plans require a physician’s referral for therapy to be covered. We also offer treatments, services and/or products that do NOT require a referral and are available on a self-pay basis.
We participate in the majority of major health insurance plans including Medicare and Worker’s Compensation. Please contact us prior to your first visit to see if we participate with your specific health plan.
As a service to our patients, we will gladly file claims with your insurance company on your behalf. In order to appropriately submit these claims, we will need to obtain a copy of your insurance identification card to ensure that we have the necessary information.
Your therapist will conduct an evaluation of your condition lasting between 60-90 minutes. The evaluation is necessary to create a program designed specifically to address your needs for a maximum recovery.
– Referral slip from your medical doctor
– Your medical insurance card
– Your ID
– If you are getting therapy as a result of a worker’s compensation claim or an automobile accident, you will also need to bring your claim information, including claim number.
Please arrive 15 minutes early on your first visit to fill out any necessary paperwork.
We recommend comfortable clothing such as sweatpants or shorts, a T-shirt or tank-top and sneakers.
Each visit will last 60 – 90 minutes on average. Times vary due to the treatment and exercises being performed.
The regularity of your visits will be determined after your initial evaluation, but most patients have 3 visits each week scheduled.
“Most relaxing ,positive,happy ,caring environment! This place has given me purpose since my accident and I would recommend this place to anyone I know!”
"Finding Dave and his practice has been very beneficial for Delta Faucet and its employees. Dave develop a unique stretching program tailored to our employees specific job tasks. He came onsite and worked with all three shifts explaining how each stretch was done and what muscle group it was targeting. He also provides onsite consultations with employees when needed. He is very flexible with us since we are a three shift operation. We are thankful for the help Dave has provided to us at Delta Faucet."
” I had excellent care. My therapist explained everything so that I could understand.”
“You have the friendliest and nicest people working here!! Thank you so much!!!”
“Everyone was so helpful!”