Alpha Physical Therapy

Alpha Physical Therapy (formerly Great Lakes Physical Therapy) has been treating patients in Crown Point, and the vicinity for almost 15 years. Alpha specializes in out-patient physical therapy and patients are treated by licensed professionals that have extensive experience and training in Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy.

The Therapists at Alpha Physical Therapy are experts in motion. They evaluate and manage movement dysfunction and enhance physical and functional abilities. Alpha treats patients of all ages with a common goal to reduce pain and improve/restore mobility. Our highly trained healthcare professional therapists create personal treatment plans that meet the patient’s current healthcare and post-operative rehabilitation needs. Alpha therapists work closely with physicians to return patients to pre-injury levels. Our rehabilitation services keep patients moving forward so they can return to work and recreational activities and remain in optimal health.

Experts in Caring & Treating:

  • Acute and chronic conditions
  • Arthritis pain
  • Ankle and foot injuries
  • Back and neck pain
  • Dizziness and balance deficits
  • Hand trauma and upper extremity injuries
  • Hip and knee injuries
  • Joint replacement
  • Leg injuries and knee pain
  • Muscle strains and sprains
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Overuse injuries
  • Personal and auto injuries
  • Pre and post-surgical conditions
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Shoulder and elbow injuries
  • Sports and performance injuries
  • Work-related injuries

What to Expect:

  • Education about your condition
  • Stretching to reduce stress on joints and improve flexibility
  • Manual therapy to improve or maintain range of motion
  • Exercise to strengthen muscles and to improve coordination, balance, and endurance
  • Postural re-education
  • Home-exercise program instruction
  • Injury prevention
  • Pain management
  • Modalities such as Ultrasound, Electrical Stimulation, Traction, heat and/or cold therapy to relieve pain
Eileen Kamstra

Eileen Kamstra

Eileen Joy Kamstra grew up on a farm in Lowell, IN. She attended Illiana Christian HS in Lansing, IL. During her four years in high school she participated in JV and Varsity cheerleading. Her interest in Physical Therapy began her senior year when...

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Barb Bultema

Barb Bultema

Barb grew up in Lansing, Illinois and attended Illiana Christian High School. In 1992 she married her husband Don and together they had 3 children. She was a stay at home mom until 2007 when she started as a tech at Great Lakes Orthopedics...

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Nick Fenn

Nick Fenn

Nick was born in Kent, England. He is a self-confessed sports nut with particular affinity to Rugby, Soccer, and the Martial Arts. In 1976, he joined the Metropolitan Police, London as a Cadet. This first career led him into the Police proper as a...

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Tina Gray

Tina Gray

Tina was born in Hammond IN (Northwest Indiana), and she attended Morton Senior High School. In High School she participated in cross country, band, flag football and was a pom-pom girl. Upon graduation she worked for 8 years as a cast technician...

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Jennifer Maxwell

Jennifer Maxwell

Jennifer Maxwell is a life-long resident of Crown Point. She is a 2006 graduate of Crown Point High School, where she played varsity softball and was a member of the student choir and the thespian club. Growing up, Jen traveled locally with...

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