Athletico Physical Therapy Opens in Dearborn Heights

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Dearborn Heights, MI. —Athletico Physical Therapy has opened a new location in Dearborn Heights on Monday, February 19th at 26945 Ford Road, Dearborn Heights, MI 48127. Athletico is looking forward to continuing its quality of care throughout the Metro Detroit area.

Having worked in the Dearborn area since 2008, I have come to know and appreciate the diverse people of the area and am looking forward to the opportunity to serve them,” said Michael Leither, PT, OCS and Facility Manager of Athletico. “My goal is to take the fear and apprehension out of rehabilitation and empower my patients to get back to doing the things they love to do as soon as possible.

To learn more, or to schedule a complimentary injury screening, visit 

Services available at Athletico Dearborn Heights include:

  • Physical therapy – Personalized treatment plans, developed in partnership with patients, provide rehabilitation for different issues including back and neck pain, sport, work or auto injuries, muscle strains and sprains or joint replacement therapy to name a few.
  • Complimentary injury screenings – A 30-minute free assessment performed by a licensed clinician who reviews an injury or problem to your musculoskeletal complaint, as well as assesses movement impairments and discusses how this is affecting activities of daily living. If needed, we can begin treatment immediately, no referral necessary. Please note, restrictions apply.
  • Workers’ compensation From the time of injury to case closure, our rehabilitation services work for our patients in a cost-effective and timely manner. This service educates employees on safe work habits and injury prevention. Athletico also customizes treatments to meet the needs of each case and offers work conditioning evaluations and workers’ compensation services to provide the stabilizing, strengthening, and conditioning necessary for work simulation and return-to-work.
  • Headache rehabilitation – Our headache specialists focus on treatments that decrease and/or resolve the intensity and frequency of symptoms, improve an individual’s function and mobility and improve a patient’s quality of life.
  • Vestibular rehabilitation – A comprehensive approach to evaluating and treating patients with complaints of dizziness, balance deficits and motion sensitivity. Patients can take our Vestibular Quiz to see if they have symptoms that could be treated with physical therapy.

Additionally, Athletico Dearborn Heights:

  • Accepts all major insurance plans so you don’t need to worry about your visits not being covered.
  • Offers convenient hours, including early mornings and late evenings.
  • Schedules each initial evaluation within 24-48 hours of the patient’s request.
  • Provides ongoing patient education on diagnosis, treatment plans and prescribed home-exercise programs.
  • Practices clear, consistent communication between therapist, physician and patient regarding progress.

Athletico Dearborn Heights
26945 Ford Road
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
Phone: 313-254-4873
Athletico Physical Therapy provides the highest quality orthopedic rehabilitation services to communities, employers and athletes in over 400 locations throughout eleven states with more than 4500 employees. Athletico is committed to our patients and referring physicians through our patient-centric focus, positive work environment, attention to quality and high standard of care. Athletico measures patient outcomes and satisfaction and is dedicated to continuous improvement. Athletico was named #1 Workplace in Chicago, “Best Physical Therapy Practice in the Nation” by ADVANCE magazine, Top Workplace in the Nation and has been recognized as a leader in employee volunteering and charitable giving.  Our services include physical and occupational/hand therapy, workers’ compensation, women’s health therapy, concussion management and athletic training. For more information, or to schedule a free injury screening, please visit and follow us on Twitter at @athletico.

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