We opened our doors in March of 2008.

We are open 5 days a week and are able to accommodate early or late appointments when needed.

Mike Savageau, Physical Therapist and owner of Advantage Rehab Inc. has been a PT for 24 years.  The last 18 years have been in Glenwood, MN. He is a graduate of UND with a bachelor’s in physical therapy. He specializes in lymphedema management and has experience treating a wide variety of conditions such as hip and knee pain, sports injuries, and loss of balance from aging, neck and back pain, carpal tunnel, stokes, bursitis and many more.

With the 3D active trac he has been able to improve treatments for back and neck pain resulting in more accurate and comfortable treatments for his patients. He has an excellent reputation in the Glenwood area and quality of patient care and communication with the Doctors is a high priority. Mike visits each facility weekly that ARI employees are a part of in Alexandria, Hoffman and Glenwood.

Ashley Kuhnau is a Physical Therapist Assistant with Advantage Rehab Inc. A 2002 graduate of Lake Area Technical Institute with an Associate’s degree in Physical Therapy, she had been working in Glenwood as Mike’s Assistant for 6 years.

Ashley has been with Advantage Rehab Inc. from the beginning and continuous to practice as Mike’s Assistant. She too is well educated in treating a wide variety of  conditions such as those listed above, and has had the opportunity to expanded her experience and a passion for treating neck and back pain. Her patients are very important to her, and she enjoys getting to know each of them individually.

Ashley is the main provider in the Alexandria location.

Vanessa SanowVanessa Sanow, PTA. Vanessa Joined ARI in September of 2008. She is a graduate of Lake Area Technical Inst of Watertown, SD in 2003 with an Associate’s degree in Physical Therapy.

Vanessa was a great addition to ARI. She provides services in Hoffman Good Samaritan. She is also a provider at Lakeview Good Samaritan in Glenwood.

She enjoys treating a variety of conditions including orthopedic, neck and back pain, strength and balance issues.

Arli HansonArli Hanson, PTA. Arli joined ARI in 2009. She is a graduate of Anoka Technical College/Anoka Ramsey Community College in 1992.
Arli brings 20 years of experience in the therapy field. She relates well to patients and has dedicated her experience to the surrounding area.

She has worked in Evansville, Alexandria, Glenwood, New London cities an Morris. In these areas she has specialized in long term care, out patient care as well as the hospital inpatients. Arli also offers experience in pediatrics. Arli takes interest in manual therapy having taken many courses in strain counter strain, myofacial release and cranial sacral techniques. She is a provider at Glenwood Retirement Village.

Patty SkibaPatty Skiba, COTA/L. Patty joined ARI in 2009. She is a certified Occupational Therapist Assistant and graduated from Lake Superior College of Duluth, MN in 1992.

Patty is very diligent with her patients and takes care to assure each treatment completes each patient. She has frequented many area facilities in the past including Parkers Prairie, Duluth, Alexandria’s Bethany and Knute Nelson Home, on call in Bloomington, MN, Benson to Olivia and the Mpls to West Metro Area. Patty Specializes in the Geriatric population, Energy Saving, Joint Protection, ADL’s and Adaptive Equipment. She is Saebo and YogaFit Certified.

Currently Patty provides services at Glenwood Retirement Village, Hoffman Good Samaritan and Barrett Care Center.

JuNelle GustafsonJunelle Gustafson, OTR. Junelle is an Occupational Therapist with Advantage Rehab and is the main provider in Occupational therapy for Lakeview Good Samaritan in Glenwood, MN as well as Glenwood Retirement Village.

Dr. Matt Nelsen from Sanford Orthopedics Sports Medicine of Fargo, ND

Advantage Rehab Inc
700 Cedar St #153
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 219-9680

Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM

We are able to accomodate early or later appointments when needed.
Conditions treated by PT:
  • disc herniations
  • sports injuries
  • shoulder pain
  • rotator cuff injury
  • hip, knee and ankle pain
  • neck and back pain
  • car accident pain or injury
  • TMJ
  • post surgical conditions
  • general deconditioning
  • weakness from aging
  • difficulty with balance
  • carpal tunnel
  • tennis elbow
  • diagnosed neurological condition
  • strokes
  • lyphedema management
  • and many more conditions/injuries
Dr Gary Matthys will be working with us in our office once a month. Dr Matthys is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive joint replacement including the direct anterior approach for hip replacement. Learn more about Dr Matthys here.
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