The Indian River clinic has a convenient located right downtown with plenty of parking. The clinic is convenient for patients that live in Indian River, Onaway, Alanson, and Gaylord.
Hours Monday 7 am – 5 pm, Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 am – 5 pm, Wednesday and Friday, 7 am – 1 pm.
We offer a Free Consultation with a licensed physical therapist to see if physical therapy can help you,
your family or friends…our goal is to make your life easier by alleviating your pain. We do this as a free
Please fill out your contact information and select your preferred date and time (if more than one is available).
We will follow up with a confirmation of your appointment.
Tanya Ruddy, Physical Therapist, MPT, MTC Clinic Manger
Tanya graduated from the University of Michigan – Flint with her Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bachelor of Health Sciences, and Masters of Physical Therapy. She has worked in an outpatient orthopedic setting since 1996. Most recently, she was a senior therapist at a multidisciplinary spine care center where she worked for 5 years. She recently completed her Manual Therapy Certification through the University of St. Augustine. Tanya also has an interest in pediatrics and has taken several courses in this area since the birth of her twin daughters: Eva and Ella. They enjoy spending time with family, traveling, and boating.
Sarah Howard, Physical Therapist Assistant
Sarah is from Indian River and worked as an aide in our Indian River clinic before moving to the Cheboygan location. She is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a degree in Physical Education and continued her studies at Macomb Community College where she received her degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant in 2013. Sarah enjoy the outdoors, playing sports and spending time with family and friends.
Nathan Brasseur, MS, AT, ATC
Nathan is originally from Vanderbilt MI. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Olivet College and a Master’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. Nathan splits his time between the clinic in the morning and the Inland Lakes high school in the afternoon. He prides himself on doing what is best for the student athlete.
Doni Arnshek, Patient Representative
Doni is originally from the Saginaw-Bay area and has always dreamed of living above the 45th parallel. In 2011, she and her husband, Jim, moved to Indian River and never looked back. Doni's true passion is taking care of people and listening to their life stories. During her free time, she enjoys golfing, hunting, gardening and spending time outdoors!
Jessica Beaudien, Physical Therapy Aide
Jessica in a native of Cheboygan and has earned her Associates Degree from North Central Michigan College. She brings a great level of enthusiasm to the team and provides great patient care. Jessica is an avid athlete with love for playing softball and basketball. In her spare time, she enjoys the great summers in northern Michigan boating, hiking, and camping.
Sarah Kolb, Physical Therapy Aide
Sarah is from Indian River, Michigan and earned her Associates degree from Alpena Community College. She was a missionary for four years in multiple locations, based out of Northeast Indiana, and now serves at her Church in Indian River. Sarah loves sports (playing and coaching), traveling, and spending time with her family.
Bobbie Odle-Papenhagen, Front Desk Manager
Bobbi is originally from Waterford, Michigan and brings a bubbly smile to our front desk. She is dedicated to our patient needs and pays close attention to details. As a mother of 4, Bobbi is accustom to being busy. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, skiing and boating.