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ACL Bridge Training in Grand Rapids


We know how difficult it can be to return from an ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) injury. Some studies show upwards of 6-9 months of recovery. Our Orthopedic Surgeon endorsed ACL Bridge program is driven to return the patient both physically and mentally to an exceptional level of participation, building significant improvements in strength and stability. We also offer programming for upper body / shoulders.

In today’s ever-changing healthcare environment, physical therapy visits are being rationed with most insurance coverage stopping around the 3-month time frame, which is far short of the 6-9 months need for an ACL to recover and to safely return to sport.

Get more insight on our ACL Bridge program in Grand Rapids by contacting us online or calling (616) 319-1245 today!

While the physical therapist has done a fantastic job getting the patient conditioned over the last 3 months, the athlete is now faced with trying to build muscle and condition on their own, battling research that shows the operative leg faces a 10% risk of re-injury and up to a staggering 30% on the opposite leg.

Fortunately, research has also shown that the best way to counter these statistics is to specifically train and condition against them.


Each one-hour session is designed to focus on patient strength, agility, speed, and recovery. We will communicate with the patient’s physical therapist and/or doctor to identify any remaining areas of deficit by utilizing various multi-directional movements, strength training, plyometrics, and forward and backward running.

  • Program Duration will be determined on an individualized basis after initial evaluation.
  • Recommend 2-3 sessions per week
  • Each session builds upon the previous with flexibility to customize for sport-specific skills.
  • Cost: Call for pricing.

Schedule your free ACL Bridge program consultation in Grand Rapids by calling (616) 319-1245 or submitting your info online today!

What Our Athletes Are Saying

  • “Sometimes you can’t do it all, all by yourself. For months, I walked into the commercial gym thinking I can get right back into my old program and mindset. And every time, I’d leave early and frustrated. At D1, there’s an amazing staff that really hypes you up, takes you through a program, and knows what kind of support and feedback you need. It was exactly the environment ...” - Jessica K
  • “D1 Training has most helped improve Liam’s speed and agility which in turn has helped with his overall quickness, both physically and mentally. I also believe the strength component has helped him continue to grow and improve as a well rounded soccer player.” - Chad Jansen
  • “The D1 team reflects exceptional training that combines enthusiasm, knowledge, clinical care, personalization, and support. Although I have worked with Dave Heinz before as he is recognized as one of the best trainers in the State, what makes D1 great is the entire team. Shout out to Dave, Alyssa, Leena, and Jordyn - keep up the great work.” - Mike Willerer