June and Bill Figgins have a Friday routine that never gets old. The couple visit PT Heart, the UM-Flint student-led, pro bono clinic, for 45 minutes of therapy each week. The clinic, housed within the Catholic Charities North End Soup Kitchen in Flint, offers free physical therapy, health education and rehabilitation treatment to uninsured and underinsured people.
The clinic started in January 2012, and is staffed and managed by physical therapy and health education students. Students schedule patients and volunteers, promote the clinic, do fundraising and manage the ordering of equipment.