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 Manager
Tanya graduated from the University of Michigan – Flint with her Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bachelor of Health Sciences, and Master of Physical Therapy. She has worked in an outpatient orthopedic setting since 1996. Prior to moving to Northern Michigan in 2008, she was a senior therapist at a multidisciplinary spine care center where she worked for 5 years. She completed her Manual Therapy Certification through the University of St. Augustine in 2010. She has advanced training in the evaluation and treatment of scoliosis and is certified in the SEAS technique or the Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis. She also has advanced training in kinesiotaping, dry needling, functional exercise, pain science, and many different types of manual therapies. She is an avid practitioner of yoga and often uses modifications of yoga in her treatment.
She has been married to Patrick for 23 years and has twin girls Eva and Ella. She enjoys traveling, hiking, yoga, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, snow shoeing and skiing.
Sarah Howard, Physical Therapist Assistant
Sarah is from Indian River and works as a Physical Therapy Assistant, she received her degree from Macomb Community College in 2013. Sarah is also a graduate of Central Michigan University where she earned a Bachelors of Science in Education for Physical Education. Sarah has continued her education with a focus on myofascial release with vacuum assisted cupping and functional release with Rock Blades. Sarah enjoys adventuring outdoors with her family and friends, coaching and playing sport, and challenging herself.
Sarah Gray, Physical Therapist Assistant
Sarah has called Petoskey home for most of her life. She earned her Human Health & Nutrition degree from Northern Michigan University and her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Mid-Michigan College. Sarah's warm and genuine smile is the key to compassionate care for her patients. She has been an avid runner and enjoys yoga and Pilates. Sarah spends her free time with her husband and their dogs hiking, skiing, birding, and gardening.
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!
Chauntel Ouellette, Physical Therapy Aide
Chauntel is from the great city across the bridge, St. Ignace. She brings a warm and friendly smile to the clinic with great customer service experience. She is the mother of two, Ethan and Christine, which keeps her busy and on her toes. During her free time, you can find her in the kitchen baking, or enjoying the great outdoors camping with friends and 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.