Michigan Rehabilitation Specialists Opens in Northville
The office shares a space with Running Fit.
Michigan Rehabilitation Specialists (MRS), a leader in physical therapy and rehabilitation services in Southeast Michigan,has opened its newest office on 17783 Haggerty Road in Northville. The facility is located in the Northville Village Shopping Center on the corner of Six Mile and Haggerty and opened on Nov. 7.
The new MRS location shares space with Running Fit, Michigan’s Premier Running Store. MRS will maintain 4,000 square feet of the 10,000 square foot store. The Northville location is the 11th MRS facility to open since it was founded in 1999.
MRS prides itself on providing excellent physical therapy services and is well known for the one-on-one relationships that its therapists develop with their patients. The Northville office specializes in manual physical therapy, sports and orthopaedics physical therapy, post-operative rehabilitation, as well as spine, work, and auto related injuries.
MRS of Northville and the Running Institute will feature weekly runners clinics, form running classes, and educational seminars. Personal coaching and running video analysis will be available. Coach Ron Warhurst, former head coach for the University of Michigan men’s track and field team, and Tim Broe, past Olympian and current Michigan Elite coach, will be holding a weekly runners clinic every Wednesday from 2-6 p.m.
The new facility includes state-of-the-art equipment such as the Alter G anti-gravity treadmill and the MLS laser. A full line of cardio equipment is also available, including a NuStep, a Landice treadmill with reverse option, the SCIFIT PRO2 upper body exerciser and lower body recumbent bike, and an Octane Fitness Elliptical.
Kristin Kepsel, DPT, CIMT and Michelle Krings, MS, PT, ATC are part owners and will serve as co-directors of the facility.
Kepsel is a 2007 graduate of Oakland University Physical Therapy Program, receiving her doctoral degree. She received her bachelor's in 2004 from Adrian College, where she was an All-MIAA soccer player. After graduation, Kepsel worked for an outpatient orthopaedic clinic in Ann Arbor. There she participated in courses emphasizing manual techniques for the spine and extremities, earning her certification in Integrated Manual Therapist certification (CIMT). Kepsel has also taken numerous courses geared toward the treatment of runners and cyclist.
Krings is a 1988 graduate from Oakland University’s Physical Therapy Program. She also holds a master's in kinesiology from the University of Michigan. Krings is a Certified and Licensed Athletic Trainer with the majority of her experience gained at the University of Michigan. She has more than 20 years of outpatient orthopaedic and sport medicine experience. She joined the Michigan Rehabilitation Specialists Team in 2008. Michelle, and her husband Keith, are part owners of the Ann Arbor MRS office.
“Michigan Rehabilitation Specialists prides itself on providing excellent physical therapy services to small communities," Krings said. "Northville is home to a very active running community and we believe that in addition to our relationship with Running Fit, this location will allow us to provide the community with exceptional physical therapy and meet the needs of all levels of athletes including runners.”
For more information, visit MRSPT.com or call 248-773-3680.
—The above information was provided in a press release.