Health & Wellness Series
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If you’re a golfer, the last thing you want is to be sidelined by an injury after being out of action because of winter weather. As you know, golf is a game that involves dynamic, athletic movement that combines neurological and musculoskeletal dexterity. If you want to be in top form this season, it’s time to pay attention to your body.
Tanya Ruddy, MPT, MTC
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, paddleboarding, snow shoeing and skiing.
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