About Us

About the Practice

OrthoSport Physical Therapy Center offers rehabilitation at both locations (Canton & Grosse Ile) tailored to your specific needs. We are specializing in orthopedic, sports and spine injuries and conditions. The rehabilitation for your injury is tailored to you with the expertise of our physical therapists and includes a variety of care options. Whether your condition is due to degenerative process or due to injury that is sports or work related or tied to a motor vehicle accident, we work with you to ensure you can get back to your everyday activities as quickly as possible.

The Clinicians

Veli P. Sipila

Owner / Clinician

Veli P. Sipila, PT, OMT, FAAOMPT, CIDN has over 30 years of clinical experience as well as teaching Orthopedic Manual Therapy (OMT) and Medical Exercise Training (MET) to physical therapists internationally.

After receiving his Physical Therapy degree, he focused on spinal anatomy at Helsinki University prior to spending three years in residency training in Manual Therapy, Kaltenborn-Evjenth Concept, at Orthopedic Manual Therapy Center in Ostersundom, Finland.

Veli is an expert clinician who has unparalleled experience in treating Spine, Sports, and Orthopedic conditions. He is currently working on vide variety of patients from Olympic athletes to workman’s compensation and auto accident patients. He is working with world renowned physicians, and is dedicated to you receiving the best physical therapy results. You deserve the best personalized care.

Satu-Paivi Sipila

Owner / Clinician

Satu-Paivi Sipila known as “SP” is a PT, OMT and has over 30 years of experience treating Neuro-Musculo-Articular symptoms and dysfunctions in Europe and in US.

After receiving his Physical Therapy degree, she spent three years in residency training in Manual Therapy, Kaltenborn-Evjenth Concept, at Orthopedic Manual Therapy Center in Ostersundom, Finland. Recently she got certified in Plant Based Nutrition through Cornell University.

SP is an expert clinician who has unparalleled experience in treating Spine, Sports, and Orthopedic conditions. She is currently working on vide variety of patients from high school athletes to workman’s compensation and auto accident patients. She is working with world renowned physicians, and is dedicated to you receiving the best physical therapy results. You deserve the best personalized care.

The OrthoSport Philosophy

REHABILITATION

Rehabilitation treatment(s) designed to facilitate the process of recovery from an accident, injury, disease, or illness to bring you back to where you were prior to injury. The purpose of rehabilitation is to restore the individual’s physical capabilities.

PERFORMANCE

Performance or free-living physical activity demonstrates your overall physical health level. Removing hindering limitations from the individual’s performance can be improved and overall functional capacity may be enhanced.

QUALITY OF LIFE

Quality of life is the individual’s ability to enjoy their normal life activities. Rehabilitation and performance programs should be designed to enhance the individual’s ability to live a more comfortable and satisfying life.

HOLISTIC HEALING

Holistic Healing is the art and science of healing that addresses the whole person promoting optimal health. This includes drug-free methods of individualized rehabilitation, performance improvement, and overall enhanced quality of life.

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