Meet the Bay City Team

Here's a chance to learn a little more about your Therapists!

James Dore PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Dr. James Dore graduated from Central Michigan University where he received his Bachelor of Science with a major in Health Fitness in Preventative and Rehabilitative Programs.  He continued his education at Central Michigan University receiving his Doctorate of Physical Therapy.  Dr. Dore is passionate about the outdoors and enjoys fishing on the Saginaw Bay, hunting, and camping in the upper peninsula.
He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Michigan Physical Therapy Association.  His physical therapy interest is in orthopedic injury, surgery, and sports rehabilitation. He also has experience with and is comfortable treating low back pain, cervical spine disorders, gait deviations and balance disorders.  Dr. Dore prefers to incorporate manual hands-on techniques in conjunction with exercise into his treatments, while utilizing current evidence based techniques.

Mark Laciak PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Dr. Laciak grew up in Indiana just outside of Chicago. He attended Indiana University for his undergraduate studies in Exercise Science. He then attended Midwestern University and received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2008. His Physical Therapy interests include manual therapy, kinesiotaping, vestibular, and promoting functional movement. He has also been a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Golf Fitness Professional since 2012. Outside the clinic Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children, traveling, golfing, and working out.

Lacey Ball PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Lacey grew up in the Auburn area and attended Western High School.  She now resides in Essexville with her husband and two children.  She began working at AuburnPT as a therapy technician in 2005 and graduated from Delta College in 2007, at which time she began her career as a Physical Therapist Assistant at Auburn PT.  Lacey is trained in Parkinson's Wellness  Recovery (PWR!) but enjoys treating a wide range of patients.  In her free time Lacey enjoys camping, traveling, and reading.

Emily Morse PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Emily is from Saginaw, MI, born and raised. She attended Delta College where she studied to become a Physical Therapist Assistant . Some of her Physical Therapy interests include manual techniques, aqua therapy, and orthopedic conditions.  She enjoys the outdoors(when it's not too cold), working out, and spending time with friends and family.

Kelsey Hecht PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Kelsey grew up in Vassar Michigan. She attended Delta College and graduated there as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She enjoys the constant changing environment that Physical Therapy offers , Manual Therapy, and promoting general health and wellness. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys spending time with family, her puppy Maggie, and being outdoors.

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