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Lansing Ignite, Peak Performance Physical Therapy Unveil Partnership

By Lansing Ignite FC -, 02/18/19, 11:01AM EST


Peak Performance will provide on-field healthcare for the 2019 season

LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Ignite FC announced today that Lansing-based Peak Performance Physical Therapy will be the Official Athletic Training and Rehabilitation Partner of the club. Founded in 2011, Peak Performance Physical Therapy will provide on-field healthcare for the team throughout the 2019 campaign, beginning with the team’s two preseason matches at the Legacy Center in Brighton, Michigan.

They will also provide rehabilitation services through coordination of care with their orthopedic, family medicine and healthcare specialist relationships. With a comprehensive Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy approach, Peak Performance Physical Therapy has begun revolutionizing the way that healthcare is delivered in our local community.

“Peak Performance Physical Therapy truly understands what is necessary to keep our players performing at the highest level possible for the 2019 season, so we’re thrilled to partner with them,” LIFC President Nick Grueser said. “Our goals are to reach the USL League One Playoffs and fight for the championship in year one, and we have no doubt Peak Performance Physical Therapy will provide us with the best injury prevention programs, as well as first-class recovery treatments, to help our team achieve those goals.”

Peak Performance Physical Therapy and Lansing Ignite are focused on the health of the local community. Peak Performance Physical Therapy has volunteered countless hours of service and education in the community over the past several years. This partnership will give both organizations added opportunities for collaboration in the local community.

“It is an exciting time in Lansing to be able to recruit players from around the world to participate in professional soccer right here in Lansing,” Jill Marlan, CEO/Founder of Peak Performance Physical Therapy said. “Peak Performance Physical Therapy is honored to be the trusted athletic training and rehabilitation partner of the Lansing Ignite soccer team.  We are committed to providing the best possible care to the team to achieve the highest level of success.”

Peak Performance Physical Therapy is dedicated to providing education and health services to the local community. Over the past year, Peak Performance Physical Therapy has volunteered over 250 hours through educational workshops, free injury assessments and collaborating with other healthcare providers.

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LIFC begins its USL League One campaign against the Richmond Kickers in Richmond, Virginia, on March 30 and against Greenville Triumph SC in Greenville, South Carolina, on April 6. The team will then return home to prepare for its week-long, home-opening celebration. LIFC will hold a celebration in downtown Lansing ahead of the team’s first League One match at Cooley Law School Stadium against the Kickers on April 13, and the celebration of soccer in the Michigan capital will continue three days later when LIFC faces off against the Michigan State Spartans in the Capital Cup. For more information on Ignite FC, follow the team on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

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