What is Hands for Health?

Hands for Health is a free-of-charge, student-managed physical therapy clinic on the campus of Central Michigan University serving the Mount Pleasant and surrounding communities.

Who provides treatment?

Treatment at Hands for Health is provided by Doctor of Physical Therapy students, supervised by CMU faculty who are licensed and board-certified clinical specialists. Student physical therapists are in their second year of the program and have completed one clinical rotation.

What conditions are treated at Hands for Health?

  • Back Pain
  • Sport-related Injuries
  • Shoulder & Knee Surgeries
  • Arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Joint Replacements
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • ...and much more

Who is eligible for Physical Therapy services from Hands for Health?

You may be eligible for free-of-charge physical therapy if:

  • You do not have insurance
  • You have used all of your physical therapy visits through your insurance
  • You have insurance but cannot afford physical therapy

How can I make an appointment at Hands for Health?

  • It is a good idea to see your doctor to get a prescription for physical therapy. However, a prescription is not required.
  • Call or email to find out if you qualify for these services and to set up an appointment.