About PPTS White Lake/Waterford Center
Our White Lake/Waterford center has been in the community since 2001, and we have recently remodeled and updated the center with state-of-the-art equipment. We are educated and equipped to treat most orthopedic injuries utilizing a variety of manual treatments and exercises to optimize patient potential. Services at this center include a certified hand therapist.
White Lake/Waterford Center Director
Phillip Schuyten, DPT, is the Director who has been with Plymouth PT Specialists since 2009. He can often be found volunteering at local events. Keep an eye out and say hi!
Phil is a licensed Physical Therapist. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Grand Valley State University and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Michigan. Phil has over 14 years of experience in the field of Physical Therapy. He began in the field in 2002 as a technician and learned about the PT prior to attending school for his Doctorate of Physical Therapy.
Phil works closely with the local area high schools providing on and off site coverage to student athletes. He maintains an Emergency Medical Responder certification and attends regular continuing education courses. He also devotes a good portion of his time lecturing around southeast Michigan to physicians, residents, and other practitioners about the use and effectiveness of Physical Therapy. He also provides information to local dance and gymnastics teams on injury prevention and screening. Phil has been active with U.S. Figure Skating since 2010 and has worked alongside many current and former Olympic athletes. He also volunteers some time every year in the local Miss America Pageant system, helping any way he can, and he loves community outreach and building relationships.