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1521 Gull Rd.
Kalamazoo, MI 49048 |

Meet Our Team

Borgess Spine Physical Therapy Team

Cheryl Lang, PT, Dip MDT, Manager
Cheryl received BS degrees in Physical Education in 1978 and Physical Therapy in 1982. She specializes in management of mechanical spinal disorders, earning Certification in 1992 and a Diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy in 1995 through the McKenzie Institute. Previously, Cheryl worked at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation where she supervised therapy specialty programs of Spine, Work Hardening, Pain Management and the Chronic Pain Program with psychiatric services. She served on the Editorial Board of the McKenzie Institute Journal, and she is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Cheryl’s current special interest is cervicogenic headaches, but she enjoys working with all areas of the spine and SI joints.
Jessica D. Hay, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT
Jessica graduated with a BA in English and a minor in Biology. She spent a year in the AmeriCorps and then she earned a clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2006. Jessica’s special interests include working with patients with BPPV (a form of vertigo that is associated with cervical spine restrictions) TMJ, and disorders and back pain caused by pregnancy. In addition to working as a Spine Physical Therapist, she is a member of a philanthropic education organization for women, on the Health Ministry board at her church, and the YWCA Parental Advisory Board, Kalamazoo.
Ivan Hay, PT, DPT, Dip MDT
Ivan received a BS degree in Health Fitness Rehabilitation in 1996. He earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2002. Ivan began in 1996 as an exercise physiologist in a physical therapy clinic utilizing McKenzie principles and Medx strengthening equipment. He achieved MDT certification status in 2004 and diploma status in 2009 from the McKenzie Institute International.
Travis Jager, PT, DPT, Cert MDT
Travis received his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science in 2004, and then graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2007. He earned certification in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy through the McKenzie Institute, and is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Travis’ special interests include headaches, TMJ and working with sports related injury.
Ed Orloff, PT, DPT, CSCS, Cert MDT
Ed graduated with a degree in Kinesiology and Biology. He earned his doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. He is certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy through the McKenzie Institute International. He is working toward a diploma in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. As an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, he works as the Federal Affairs Liaison to the state of Michigan advocating for patient rights in Lansing and Washington D.C.
Tom Saye, PT, MSPT, Cert MDT
Tom graduated in 1993 with a Masters in Physical Therapy. He has worked in the Borgess system for 16 years, with the last eight years specializing in the treatment of spinal conditions. Tom achieved Certification in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of spinal conditions in 2005. He practices at our Battle Creek location.
Kristen Schoenborn PT, DPT, Cert MDT
Kristen has been a Physical Therapist with Borgess Spine since 2008. She earned a BS in health science in 2005, and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2008. In 2009, she received through the Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institute in Aquatic Therapy, a specialty certificate in spinal stabilization. She received credentialing through the McKenzie Institute in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy in 2010. Kristen is interested in Aquatic Therapy.

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