Functional Advantage

Functional Advantage is a new physical therapy clinic in Freeland that also offers: medical fitness, personal training, health coaching and various screens

Neil W. Sauer, DPT – Owner Physical Therapist and Certified Health Coach - 9 years of Outpatient Physical Therapy experience - Research based treatment approach - Strong manual therapy background - Thorough understanding of functional movement and return to work needs - Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE) and work rehabilitation - Balance, sports and functional screens - Personal training and professionally guided exercise for all ages and functional levels - Medical Fitness: Physical Therapy for the non-typical patient who may not be having pain but may have functional limitations due to: pulmonary, cardiac, diabetic or weight related issues, etc. - Easily accessible with prompt service - Excellent and timely communication with physicians - Honest and friendly service with a comfortable and safe environment


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Trigger Finger and Trigger Thumb Trigger finger and trigger thumb are conditions affecting the movement of the tendons as they bend the fingers or thumb toward the palm of the hand. This movement is called flexion.

F R E E Screenings next week!!!

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Great workshop today!! Even though with a small turn out it was full of questions and great information!

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tmrw at 10am we are hosting a "Wobbly Legs" workshop!

If you yourself feel off balance when you walk or you know of anyone who is, stop in and see us to learn about how to help reduce your risk of falling.

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Hamstring Injuries The big group of muscles and tendons in the back of the thigh are commonly called the hamstrings. Injuries in this powerful muscle group are common, especially in athletes. Hamstring injuries happen to all types of athletes, from Olympic sprinters to slow-pitch softball players. Though these injurie...

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Introduction to Soccer Soccer is a sport that is not only fun to play, but it is a sport that provides a great workout to everyone on the field. However, if the proper conditioning is not in place, the Soccer field can be laden with potential landmines for injury.The majority of Soccer injuries are directly related to the...

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Muscle Strains Muscles make up over half of the weight of a human body and they are required to make even the smallest of movements such as nodding your head or tapping your toe. If too much stretch is put through one of your muscles you may end up with a painful muscle strain. If the similar type of injury occurr...

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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Cubital tunnel syndrome is a condition that affects the ulnar nerve where it crosses the inside edge of the elbow. The symptoms are very similar to the pain that comes from hitting your funny bone. When you hit your funny bone, you are actually hitting the ulnar nerve on the inside of the elbow. The...


Tomorrow at the clinic we are hosting a Back pain Workshop!

If you yourself or you know of someone living with back pain, come see us at 10am tmrw!


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Golfers Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis) Medial epicondylitis is commonly known as golfer's elbow. This does not mean that only golfers have this condition. But the golf swing is a common cause of medial epicondylitis. Many other repetitive activities can also lead to golfer's elbow: throwing, chopping wood with an ax, running a chain saw,...

Welcoming Kelly Szaroletta to our crew! Go check out to learn a little bit about Kelly and the rest of us!

Hey everyone if you yourself or if you know of someone that is having back pain, come stop in and see us this Saturday, May 4th at 10:00am!

Cumulative Trauma Disorder Cumulative trauma disorder (CTD) is a broad category that includes many common diseases that affect the soft tissues of the body. CTD in itself is not a disease. Doctors use the concept to understand and explain what may have caused, or contributed to, certain conditions. Examples of the conditions....

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Thoracic Spine Anatomy The section of the spine found in the upper back is called the thoracic spine. It goes from the base of the neck to the bottom of the rib cage. Knowing the main parts of the thoracic spine and how these parts work is important as you learn to care for your back problem.

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Welcome to Cricket Cricket is a unique sport which demands a diverse skill set from its players and as a result, cricketers face an assortment of injuries which can be broadly divided into three categories:

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Introduction to Walking While walking is an Olympic sport for some, for most of us it is simply a mode of transportation used to get us relatively short distances. Walking, however, can be more than just a form of transport. If you get your heartrate up while you walk then it is an excellent form of exercise that can be us...

Elbow Dislocation When the joint surfaces of an elbow are forced apart, the elbow is dislocated. The elbow is the second most commonly dislocated joint in adults (after shoulder dislocations). Elbow dislocations can be complete or partial. A partial dislocation is referred to as a subluxation. The amount of force nee...

Handling and Lifting Manual handling is the source of many work-place injuries, such as back pain, neck pain and muscle tears. Injuries related to manual handling can be prevented using a few rules.Rules for smart manual handling.1. Think first and prepare.2. Keep your spine neutral.3. Hold the load close to your body.4...

Viral Arthritis We know that some viruses cause joint pain and inflammation (swelling, redness, and heat). Researchers have wondered for a long time whether some kinds of arthritis with unexplained causes may be the result of a virus. So far no one knows, partly because the virus itself may be long gone before a pa...

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5866 Midland Rd
Freeland, MI

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 18:00
Thursday 07:00 - 18:00
Friday 07:00 - 18:00
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Independent and locally owned outpatient physical therapy clinic serving the Freeland community since 2012. Focus on providing great customer satisfaction.