Grand Rapids, MI | Onward Physical Therapy

Onward Grand Rapids

Performance Physical Therapy

Excellence Looks Different

Our Mission

Eliminating pain and maximizing performance for active individuals in Grand Rapids. This is performance physical therapy!

“Just Rest” isn’t the answer. Deep down, you know that, and so do we. At Onward Grand Rapids Physical Therapy, we replace that generic advice with comprehensive assessment and treatment plans enabling us to create a specific road map for your active and accelerated recovery. Get us on your team so you can stop “waiting it out” and start making progress back to the activities you love today.

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Meet the Onward Grand Rapids Team

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Dr. Jolene Weesjes, PT, DPT, CERT.CMFA

Dr. Jolene Weesjes, PT, DPT, CERT.CMFA

Excellence Looks Different

Dr. Jolene received her doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Michigan and has worked in the outpatient orthopedic setting since 2016. Since then she has been certified in Advanced Dry Needling, Clinical Management of the Fitness Athlete, Sportsmetrics, Blood Flow Restriction Training, and Pelvic Corrective Exercise Specialist. She has also studied the McKenzie method. She holds a special interest in treating those with athletic...
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Dr. Jolene Weesjes, PT, DPT, CERT.CMFA
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Dr. Joe Hanisko, PT, DPT, CERT.CMFA

Dr. Joe Hanisko, PT, DPT, CERT.CMFA

Excellence Looks Different

Dr. Hanisko received his doctorate in physical therapy from Grand Valley State University. Joe came to GVSU after completing his bachelor’s degree from Alma College in Integrated Physiology and Health Science. Joe blends a unique treatment approach of manual therapy (dry needling, manipulation, cupping) with high skill movement analysis and strength training. In addition to being owner of Onward Grand Rapids and clinical physical therapist Joe ...
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Dr. Joe Hanisko, PT, DPT, CERT.CMFA
    What Our patients Say

    The Onward Experience

    What Our Patients Say
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    "When I started with Joe, I was working through a lot of pain that was affecting my daily life. Within a few sessions, he had me feeling better and having pain-free workouts. His knowledge and passion for what he does is amazing. I can tell he truly cares. I would recommend Joe to anyone that wants to get better, and STAY better."
    ~ Melissa A.
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    "When we have clients with achy, pinchy joints, we immediately send them to Joe because he is going to FIX the problem, not just temporarily band-aid it. He’s passionate, extremely educated, and dead set on delivering quality care to his patients. You won’t find that anywhere else."
    ~ Brian M. of Motive Fitness
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    "Dr. Joe has provided me care for over 4 years to a myriad of ailments. He is always quick to diagnose and plan a speedy recovery which gets back in action. As a CrossFit athlete and golf professional, I highly recommend anyone to seek treatment with Joe."
    ~ Mark B. PGA

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