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  • Mountain Land Physical Therapy, Kuna, Idaho
    Specialist Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist Kim graduated with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1997 She became a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist by the International Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapy for the Lower Extremity in 2014 and the Spine in 2008 Kim has been a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association since 2011 Kim joined the Mountain Land team in July of 2000 Kim was inspired to enter this field to assist in helping people regain their health function and independence Kim has become a specialist in her field and takes a hands on approach to therapy She enjoys building relationships with her patients and seeing them improve on a day to day basis Kim is a world class soccer player and was inducted into the Washington State Universtiy Hall of Fame in 2012 Kim is married to her husband Chris and has two wonderful girls She enjoys an active life style playing soccer running hiking skiing and mountain biking Cody Haugen PT DPT ATC CSCS Physical Therapist Certified Athletic Trainer Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Cody Haugen PT DPT ATC CSCS Physical Therapist Certified Athletic Trainer Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Cody joined the Mountain Land team in 2015 after graduating with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Montana In 2010 Cody earned a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Washington State where he worked with NCAA athletes to treat and prevent injuries on and off the field Cody s treatment philosophy focuses on hands on manual therapy and exercise based interventions Cody believes in an individualized approach with an emphasis on patient education to help his patients achieve their goals He loves seeing his patients return to work and

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  • Mountain Land Physical Therapy Meridian, Idaho
    treatment I received at MLR This is my second visit with Mike and I would definitely return to him if necessary I would strongly recommend his services to family and friends Mountain Land Patient Mike Schow is absolutely the best Explains what he is doing and the expected benefit Patient Friendly Professional Results oriented and works at my pace Russell Although I was working through a painful injury I could not have asked for a more comfortable professional and caring environment Linda Mike and the staff are great I really appreciate all that they have done for me Mountain Land Patient Jon is an amazing therapist He doesn t rush He explains everything that we are going to do to get my knee better I wouldn t go to anyone else Tracee The whole staff was great and I looked forward to every appointment They are a great team Carla The MLPT clinic and staff are tops always friendly caring and positive I give them 5 stars and more Russell Meridian Physical Therapy Staff Mike Schow PT OCS Clinic Director Physical Therapist Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist Mike obtained his Bachelors degree in physical therapy from the University of North Dakota He has advanced training in the treatment of joint and soft tissue injuries headaches neurological diseases wound care and work hardening programs Mike finds success in using manual treatment techniques coupled with patient education exercise and home program follow through Mike enjoys working with all orthopedic and soft tissue diagnoses He has practiced at the Meridian clinic since 1993 Jon Lausen PT DPT OCS Physical Therapist Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist After growing up in Beulah North Dakota Jon Attended Idaho State University and graduated with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy He began working with Mountain Land Rehabilitation in the summer

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  • Nampa Physical Therapy | Mountain Land
    and his crew Chris Professional and respectful He answered all my questions and took the time to find out more about my injury Raul Ryan Myhre was very professional and yet very personable I have already and will continue to recommend him and your staff to anyone who needs therapy Jimmy The staff is very friendly and concerned for their patients Jesse the entire Nampa Mountian Land staff are personable knowledgable and professional I highly recommend Ryan and his crew Chris Todd is very friendly and he listens to my concerns He explains the reason why we did each exercise and what benefit it had in my rehabilitation process Michael Ryan is the best I refer friends and family to him frequently Linda Monica was and the rest of the team in Nampa were a delight to work with William I am happy to say that the staff at Mountain Land P T in Nampa is awesome and especially Monica Hale Thank you so much for helping me out in my recovery Ron Nampa Physical Therapy Staff Ryan Myhre PT DPT ATC CSCS OCS Clinic Director Physical Therapist Certified Athletic Trainer Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist Ryan obtained his Doctorate Physical Therapy Degree and Athletic Training Certification at Eastern Washington University in Cheney Washington In addition Ryan is also a Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist When not working Ryan enjoys playing soccer basketball weight training mountain biking hiking and other sports Ryan has been practicing physical therapy in Nampa ID since 2006 Eric Victor PT COMT Physical Therapist Eric obtained his Bachelor s degree in Zoology from Idaho State University and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University He has been working as a physical therapist since 1999 and has been with Mountain Land Physical Therapy since 2014 Beyond his degrees Eric is a certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist for the spine and extremities and is an instructor with the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine Eric s philosophy is to empower his patients while providing instruction on how they can better their health He decided to become a physical therapist during his first year in college after experiencing a running injury and being treated by a physical therapist When he s not treating patients Eric enjoys fishing mountain biking playing sports and staying active with his family Tara Schultz LMT Licensed Massage Therapist A native of the Boise area Tara has been a massage therapist with Mountain Land Physical Therapy since September 2010 Her caring approach hands on experience and ability to listen intently to the needs of her clients allows her to provide tailored treatments focused on the specific needs of each person Tara graduated with her Massage License from Everest College in Vancouver Washington in July 2010 Tara has a thorough knowledge of human anatomy physiology kinesiology and pathologies in addition to a wide range of massage techniques and injury rehabilitation Some of the common problems Tara works with are whiplash scar tissue from

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  • Billings Physical Therapy | Mountain Land Physical Therapy
    advice Will recommend to others Ken Sari did a great job helping me fix my back issues I was very impressed by her knowledge and skills Mountain Land Patient Billings Physical Therapy Staff John Zakrzewski PT MPT OCS Clinic Director Physical Therapist John Zakrzewski is a licensed physical therapist with years of experience in outpatient physical therapy He completed his education at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota in 1993 Before joining Mountain Land in 2005 John worked as a physical therapist in the Billings area for several years In 2004 John received his certification in spinal manipulations following a fellowship with the Manual Therapy Program in Denver Colorado John s personal approach to patient care is to give the best quality treatment through personal individualized pathology identification His attention to detail has made him a successful therapist and we are proud to have him as part of the Mountain Land Team Sari Stahl PT DPT CSCS Physical Therapist Sari received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Montana and has been with Mountain Land upon graduating in 2008 She specializes in Incontinence Women s Health and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Sari enjoys working with individuals one on one and getting to know her patients She believes that physical therapy gives her the chance to form bonds with her clients while returning them to a functional level In her free time Sari enjoys doing everything outdoors whether it is work or play She enjoys riding horses and team roping plus she is always up for a game of basketball volleyball or racquetball Jessica Hendricks PT DPT Physical Therapist Jessica has been with the Mountain Land team in Billings since June 2012 She has been practicing physical therapy since graduating from the University of Montana with her doctorate in 2011 Jessica enjoys working with athletes of all ages and specializes in treating sports related injuries As a former athlete in high school and college she knows the importance of helping her patients reach their goals and return to their level of activity Jessica uses a blend of manual therapy and exercise to create a personalized physical therapy treatment plan for her patients She believes the body can do amazing things and enjoys working on everything from foot and ankle knees back shoulders and spine Jessica is an ASTYM Certified therapist Outside the clinic Jessica is an avid outdoors woman She continues to compete in recreational sports and is a competitive pistol shooter Jessica goes hunting with her husband on a regular basis and also enjoys baking cakes and cookies Jeremy Hansen PT DPT Physical Therapist Jeremy grew up in Billings and graduated from West High in 2000 He later attended Carroll College where he graduated in 2004 and then went to Regis University in Denver where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2007 Jeremy joined Mountain Land in 2015 His professional interests include treating patients with orthopedic injuries of all regions especially

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  • What is Occupational Therapy - Mountain Land Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
    extremity management positioning and splinting functional mobility visual impairment cognitive skills driving and other community re entry issues A specific look at the self care evaluation and treatment includes Eating Self feeding skills such as the ability to use eating utensils open containers cut foods using adaptive feeding equipment and cognitive perceptual problems affecting safety with eating Grooming Ability to brush teeth wash face shave apply deodorant and comb hair including identification of equipment adaptations or compensatory strategies Bathing Ability to safely complete shower or sponge bath including gathering of supplies and identification of equipment adaptations or compensatory strategies Dressing Ability to select clothing and put on and take off shirt slacks undergarments shoes socks and orthotics and prosthetics Toileting Ability to manage clothing and hygienic care during toileting including identification of equipment compensatory strategies or adaptations Tub Toilet Transfers Ability to transfer from the wheelchair or standing position to tub shower chair and toilet This includes identification of equipment needs compensatory strategies and safety concerns Inpatient Resources What is Occupational Therapy What is Physical Therapy What is Speech Language Pathology Skilled Nursing Facility FAQ s Our Specialized Training What Can I Expect From Rehab Board Certified Specialists As part

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  • What is Physical Therapy? - Mountain Land Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
    overall functional ability and identify any movement dysfunction that exists Other areas evaluated include balance posture skin sensation and endurance The physical therapy program includes stimulation of sensorimotor pathways and the use of a variety of therapeutic techniques to guide the return of normal meaningful movement To increase a patient s functional mobility areas of sensory motor dysfunction which include range of motion strength and motor control endurance balance and coordination may need to be addressed at the same time Treatments takes place in individual as well as group sessions Bed mobility training to increase the patient s ability to move in bed this includes rolling moving from sit to supine and scooting This independence allows the patient a decreased risk of developing painful pressure ulcers Transfer Training therapy to enhance the patient s ability to get from one surface to another this includes to and from wheelchair bed floor car and from sit to stand Stairs training to help the patient relearn the safest pattern or technique for ascending and descending stairs this may include using railings or using a wheelchair Ambulation training to increase the patient s ability to walk with or without an assistive device as independently and safely as possible in normal movement patterns with decreased deviations in gait Wheelchair mobility training to improve the patient s ability to self propel or direct propulsion in the hospital home and community environments this includes wheelchair parts management and propulsion on level and un level surfaces and around community barriers Inpatient Resources What is Occupational Therapy What is Physical Therapy What is Speech Language Pathology Skilled Nursing Facility FAQ s Our Specialized Training What Can I Expect From Rehab Board Certified Specialists As part of our dedication to Clinical Excellence many of our therapists are Board Certified in

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  • What is Speech Language Pathology? - Mountain Land Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
    inefficient retrieval of old or stored information ineffective problem solving and judgment inappropriate social behavior and impaired executive functions such as the impaired ability to set goals plan initiate self monitor and self evaluate Once an evaluation is completed the speech language pathologist develops a treatment plan to meet the needs of the individual patient This plan includes individual services group treatments and or co treatments conducted with other team members to meet mutual and complimentary goals Treatment is provided to patients at all levels of recovery including training in the use of compensatory strategies for memory orientation problem solving attention or other cognitive deficits computer assisted therapy training in augmentative communication and community re entry activities Dysphagia The speech language pathologist provides an evaluation of swallowing skills For patients with swallowing problems or decreased ability to chew supervised meals are essential to safety and proper nutrition Patients are seen at meals in the dining room and monitored for follow through with techniques and the amount of nutritional intake Communication The primary focus initially with patients with a communicative problem is to establish a basic communication system to enable a form of communication early on This is accomplished by analyzing the patients strengths and weaknesses A basic communication system is developed and used to communicate wants and needs to the patients family staff and team members Cognitive Linguistic Skills Individualized treatment is provided to patients whose cognitive deficits interfere with the ability to communicate Memory orientation problem solving attention reading and writing will be addressed as they relate to communication impairments Inpatient Resources What is Occupational Therapy What is Physical Therapy What is Speech Language Pathology Skilled Nursing Facility FAQ s Our Specialized Training What Can I Expect From Rehab Board Certified Specialists As part of our dedication to Clinical

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  • Skilled Nursing Facility FAQ's - Mountain Land Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
    Eldercare Locator is a nationwide toll free service to help older adults and their caregivers find local services for seniors Visit http www eldercare gov 1 800 677 1116 weekdays 9 00 a m to 8 00 p m Eastern time Long Term Care Ombudsman A Long Term Care Ombudsman advocates for residents of nursing homes board and care homes and assisted living facilities See pages 59 61 for the telephone number in your state You may be referred to a local office Quality Improvement Organization QIO A QIO is a group of practicing doctors and other health care experts paid by the Federal government to check and improve the care given to people with Medicare Call 1 800 MEDICARE 1 800 633 4227 to get the telephone number for your QIO TTY users should call 1 877 486 2048 State Health Insurance Assistance Program SHIP State Health Insurance Programs SHIPs are state programs They get money from the Federal government to give free health insurance counseling to people with Medicare Call them with questions about Medicare insurance and health plan decisions and your rights See pages 59 61 for the telephone number for your state State Medical Assistance Medicaid Office Your State Medical Assistance Office has information about state programs that help pay health and nursing home costs for people with low incomes and limited resources See pages 59 61 for the telephone number for your state State Survey Agency Your State Survey Agency can help with questions or complaints about the quality of care or the quality of life in a nursing home See pages 59 61 for the telephone number for your state Looking for information on choosing a facility Your Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Inpatient Resources

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