Amira Tal-Henig, Healing Hands Physical Therapy

Amira Tal-Henig, PT, DPT, CST

Amira is the owner and a physical therapist at Healing Hands Physical Therapy. She incorporates manual therapy techniques such as muscle energy, myofascial release, joint mobilization, craniosacral therapy, and visceral manipulation. In addition, she provides therapeutic exercises targeted to the specific dysfunction of each patient. She educates patients in preventative and self-care techniques so that they can transition from a place of injury to a place of well-being.

Her areas of expertise include manual therapy for the treatment of headaches, neck and back pain, TMJ disorder and peripheral joints dysfunctions, women’s health, and trauma healing. Amira has over thirty years of physical therapy experience and has studied in the United States, England, and Israel. She received her Bachelor of Physical Therapy at the Tel-Aviv University in Israel and her Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2013 from the Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions. She feels honored to be a part of her patient’s healing process and finds fulfillment in seeing her patients achieve their goals. Through her passion, creativity, and commitment, she has brought her vision of an integrative physical therapy practice to Ann Arbor.

  • Amira has over 35 years of physical therapy experience
  • 2013, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions, Louisville KY.
  • 2015, Studies in the Integrative System Model-Diane Lee

Education

  • 1983, Bachelor of Physical Therapy, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • 2000, Certification, London Craniosacral Therapy Educational Trust, England
  • 2004, Graduate, Trauma Healing, Sensory Motor Psychotherapy Institute, Boulder, CO
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Evidence In Motion, Institute of Health Professions, Louisville, KY

Continuing Education

  • 1984 to present, Manual therapy techniques, Michigan State University and the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy.
  • 1987, Studies, Alexander Technique School in Philadelphia, PA.
  • 2004, Graduate, Trauma Healing, Sensory Motor Psychotherapy Institute, Boulder, CO.
  • 2007 to present, Women’s health studies, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Herman and Wallace Institute for Pelvic Pain.
  • 2008 to present, Special studies, TMJ disorder.
  • 2015 to present, Continuing study in the Integrative System Model

Professional Societies

  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Michigan Physical Therapy Association
  • International Pelvic Pain Society

In her free time, Amira enjoys spending time with her husband and three adult children. She enjoys traveling, hiking, cooking and hanging out with good friends.