Empire Family Care Offers Sports Physicals

June 18, 2019 Sports physicals for school-aged athletes will be offered on July 19 and July 24 at Empire Family Care. Empire Family Care physicians will perform a standard sports physical examination for $20 on these two days.  “Sports physicals are not only required, but are an important step...

Bayshore Build-Up: Tips, Strategies for a Great Race Day

April 11, 2019 Bayshore Marathon and other race competitors are invited to a session with experts on April 16 for tips and strategies to run the race, finish the course, and prevent injuries. The free session will be at the Grand Traverse Bay YMCA West from 6 - 7 p.m. Registration is at 5:45 p.m., but is not...

VIDEO | New Year Brings Deeper Relationship

December 31, 2018 Munson Medical Center and Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital recently signed a joint operating agreement to expand their collaboration to provide rehabilitation services to northern Michigan residents. The agreement took effect on Jan. 1, 2019. Mary Free Bed has been managing the inpatient...

VIDEO | McKenzie Method for Physical Therapy

May 1, 2018 The McKenzie Method is a form of physical therapy that focuses on exercise to help people with lower back pain. Our team will establish a clear baseline to develop an individualized treatment plan, just for you. We will make a diagnosis of your response to exercise and movements and classify your...

VIDEO | "I Got My Life Back"

February 6, 2018 “I got my life back.” That’s what one woman said about how the Pain Management Center in Traverse City helped her manage her chronic pain. Our multidisciplinary treatment for pain may include physical therapy, injections, implantable devices, medication, and psychological...