Physical therapy in Lander, Wyoming
Our licensed Physical Therapists in Lander are a strong and cohesive team of professionals with a wide range of specialty skills and certifications, including pelvic floor rehabilitation, vestibular and balance issues, orthopedic and sports rehabilitation, hand therapy and aquatic therapy. They spend one-on-one time with patients to evaluate their condition, discuss treatment options, and develop an effective, evidence-based treatment plan. Patients appreciate the team approach to their care as they benefit from the unique skills and abilities each therapist brings to the team, however, they can expect to be under the direct care and supervision of the same therapist throughout their care.
With nearly 20 years of history in the community, we have earned the reputation among patients and physicians for consistently delivering high quality care and treatments.
Patients can consult the professionals at Fremont Therapy Group with the confidence they are reaching out to experienced and empathetic physical therapists who can help them.
Address: 8168 Highway 789 Lander, Wyoming, 82520
The Lander clinic is a 3,500 square foot facility with a heated therapy pool, 5 private treatment rooms and a large gym facility with state-of-the art therapy equipment. Our therapy pool is maintained at a comfortable 94 degrees. Patients enjoy the year-round safety of convenient handicap parking, fully handicap accessible entry and heated sidewalks.
Courtney Hansen - PT, MPT, CMTPT Director of Clinical Education
Courtney joined Fremont Therapy Group, LLC in September 1998. She has special training and a deep interest in women’s health issues including incontinence and pelvic pain, as well as advanced training in manual therapy techniques, sports rehabilitation and aquatic therapy. She has also started training in dry needling. Courtney has a unique ability to connect with each of her patients and instills the motivation, courage and determination that coming back from an injury or illness demands. From simple moves to complex goals, the look on someone's face when they recapture a movement that seemed forever lost or achieved a goal they didn’t think possible is what it is all about for Courtney.
Courtney received her Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Utah, and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University.
Courtney and her husband, Ron, are raising two children, Craig and Whitney. They stay active in the community and enjoy life in the outdoors.
Tom Davis - PT, DPT, MS, SCS, CSCS Clinic Director
Tom has a vast understanding about current evidence-based practice in order to prevent the onset and/or slow the progression of conditions resulting from injury, disease, and other causes. He has a passion for sports medicine, as he has spent countless hours helping student-athletes in basketball and baseball recover from various sports-related injuries. Tom Davis earned the professional designation of Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS).The OCS certification focuses on evidence-based practice, orthopedic injury examination, treatment, and medical interventions. He is also a Sports Certified Specialist (SCS). The SCS designation is the highest qualification that a physical therapist can attain in practice of Sports Physical Therapy and gives formal recognition for his advanced clinical knowledge, experience, and skills in this area. He also achieved his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. As a CSCS, he applies scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance. Tom participated in a Sportsmetrics course which is scientifically proven ACL prevention program for high school athletes. Tom also has advanced training and experience in vestibular rehabilitation to differentially diagnose and treat vestibular disorders, he does Running Analysis sessions to help runners perfect their gait and he can create custom orthotics.
Tom received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Temple University in the Fall of 2015. Tom earned his Masters of Physical Therapy degree from California State University, Northridge in the Spring of 2014. He also finished his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from the University of Montana.
When Tom is not working in the clinic, he enjoys spending his free time in the outdoors, running, biking, golfing, snowboarding and spending time with his family and friends.
Kim Asbell - PT, MPT
Kim grew up in Lander and feels lucky to be able to come back and make it her home. She has worked extensively in school-based settings with clients aged 5 to 21, focusing on meeting gross motor milestones in the areas of strength, balance, and co-ordination as well as sensory processing issues. While, she primarily works with the Fremont County School District #1; Kim also works in the outpatient setting and enjoys working with patients of all ages. Kim is a certified aquatic specialist, and is especially interested in the benefits aquatic therapy offers patients.
Kim has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming in Human Nutrition and Food Management, and a Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Utah.
Off duty, Kim enjoys outdoor life in Wyoming, spending time at her family’s cabin (with three children, Ethan, Claire and Grace, and two hunting dogs, Mea and Koa), and enjoys her extended family in the area, researching new and healthy recipes and a Paleo lifestyle. She also enjoys Zumba, raising chickens, church activities and training for the a Sprint Triathlon.
Katelin Sievert – PT, DPT, Cert. MDT
Katelin graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. In 2016, she earned her certification in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), aka the McKenzie Method. MDT is one of the most commonly used treatment approaches around the world. Katelin liked it because it is a reliable and well-researched assessment for all musculoskeletal issues (back, neck, extremities as well as related issues). It is an exercise based treatment approach that focuses on specific exercises for what the patient is demonstrating. She has seen significant improvement in outcomes with patients since she began using the MDT approach.
Katelin was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN and spent 6 years in North Dakota attending grad school. Since then, Katelin has been working at an outpatient clinic in Minneapolis for a large health care system. She’s treated all types of patients, with a focus on spinal injuries and rehabilitating athletes. She was also in charge of a program called Next Step, which is a return-to-sport advanced rehabilitation program for athletes.
Outside of the clinic, she enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, downhill skiing, playing softball and being at the lake. She loves volunteering at local races and sporting events as medical staff. She’s also busy planning her upcoming wedding!
Paige Nolan - LAT/ATC
Paige graduated from Weber State University in the spring of 2017 with a Bachelor Science degree in Athletic Training. While in the athletic training program, Paige worked with D1 football and softball for the season. She also provided medical care and was a first responder at the Winter Dew Tour in 2015-16. There she worked with professional athletes for 10 days and gained new leadership and medical skills. In summer of 2016, Paige worked with Nitro World Tour providing medical care and being a venue manager for the athletes. She has also help host the Big Sky Softball Championship Conference at Weber State where she delegated duties to other athletic trainers. Paige has also completed a course with SportsmetricsTM and is now SportsmetricsTM certified.
Paige has a love for athletes, which is why she wanted to become an athletic trainer. She played high school softball where she became familiar with athletic training.
When Paige isn’t busy helping athletes, she enjoys spending the majority of her time outdoors camping, fishing, hunting, playing softball, skiing and riding four wheelers.
Rebecca McDaniel - PTA
Rebecca joined Fremont Therapy Group in July of 2017. She is a Wyoming native from Pinedale who feels blessed to be back in the area. Rebecca is a University of Wyoming graduate with a B.S. in Biology and an A.S. of Physical Therapy from Central Wyoming Community College. Her passion is manual therapy, especially soft tissue work like cupping and myofascial release. She also loves doing aquatic therapy and working with the pediatric population. There is nothing quite so rewarding as watching patients of all ages progress and overcome obstacles to regain function and conquer pain!
When not working, Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves being outdoors for camping, canoeing, snowshoeing, hunting, and fishing. She looks forward to exploring the Lander area. She also enjoys gardening, music, and being the owner of two wonderful yellow labs.
Tina Wilkinson - Patient Care Coordinator
Tina is the administrative lead for the Lander office and the welcoming, friendly face that greets patients and guests on arrival. She works with patients to collect the necessary documentation, confirms insurance coverage, and schedules their physical therapy appointments. She also plays an important role in working with community members and the medical professionals we serve to ensure communication between our clinics and their practices are efficient and effective.
Tina is a Wyoming native and moved from Riverton to Lander in 2006. She loves life in Wyoming, and feels blessed to be able to offer her daughters, Emma and Elise, the same upbringing she treasures. Tina and her husband Thomas were married in 1998, and together they enjoy all the wonderful activities Lander has to offer their family, including outdoor recreation, programs for children and community activities.
Ally Davis - Marketing Director
Ally worked in the background for several years helping Fremont Therapy Group and is now the Director of Marketing for all five clinics. She implements marketing strategies, manages digital marketing & social media and oversees campaigns, PR and events. Ally also helps foster relationships in the communities where we treat and care for patients.
Ally was born and raised in Lander, Wyoming and left to attend college at the University of Montana right after high school. After graduating with a B.A. degree in Broadcast Journalism she worked as a TV reporter for three years in Missoula. She then moved to Los Angeles to work in the entertainment industry while her husband attended PT school. After spending 8 years away, she returned to Lander to work at a local software and marketing company.
Ally loves living in Wyoming close to friends, family and good people. She enjoys helping businesses tell their stories through marketing and media. When she’s not at work you can find her hosting dinner parties, capturing life via camera, and traveling with her husband & two dogs.
Hannah Sutphin - Physical Therapy Tech
Hannah recently graduated from high school and is interested in continuing her education to become a phlebotomist. She loves the medical field and loves to see our patients achieve a goal that they couldn't before coming to therapy. She especially enjoys interacting with the patients and hearing about their lives.
When she’s not at work, she enjoys reading, hanging out with friends, four wheeling, hunting, fishing, spending time out on the lake, or hiking up to the falls. She also volunteers at Paws For Life in Riverton. She loves animals and offers to pet sit any chance she can.
Lisa Lowham - OTR
Lisa is a Wyoming native who currently works with children in the Fremont County School District #1. She uses the skills learned through her Master of Occupational Therapy degree to help children participate as fully as possible in school programs and activities.
Outside of her work, she has been active in numerous local philanthropic organizations and has been responsible for organizing many important community events.
She and her husband Tony have four boys who keep them very busy with sports, academic life, and travelling.
Bree Martinsen - PTA
Bree has worked in a variety of settings including home health care, long term care facilities, and orthopedic outpatient clinical settings. Bree often works in the clinic; however, her focus is in pediatric therapy in the school based setting with children from kindergarten to Grade 12. She has had specialized training in treating sensory integration/processing disorders, working with autistic children, and with children with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injuries, Down’s Syndrome and a variety of other genetic disorders.
Bree graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Central Wyoming College in May of 1998 and joined Fremont Physical Therapy that fall. Born and raised in Lander, she has been married for almost 20 years and has two sons. She enjoys spending time in the mountains and desert camping and four-wheeling with friends and family, gardening, and watching her children playing sports.
Tammy Bushmeyer - MPT
Tammy has a professional interest in pediatric physical therapy, especially school age children. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin in LaCross. The majority of her work experience since graduation has been working with children with a variety of developmental delays and diagnoses from infancy to 21. She is certified to administer Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT). Tammy pursues continuing education in the treatment of sensory dysfunction. She is native of Merrill, Wisconsin, and moved to Wyoming in 1989. She and her husband of more than 25 years, Clark, have two sons. When she is not working, she enjoys being with her family, reading, flower gardening, church activities and pursuing outdoor activities such as camping, canoeing and hiking.
Laurie Paxton - OT/L
Laurie happily returned to Wyoming after living near Amarillo, Texas for 13 years. Originally from Wisconsin, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Mount Mary College (1980) in Milwaukee WI. Since then she has worked with people of all ages, although the majority of her experience is in pediatrics with children who are diagnosed with Down Syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, various other genetic disorders and developmental delays, Laurie worked with the geriatric population most recently and found she truly enjoyed. She has special interests include working with children who have diagnoses in the autism spectrum, and those with sensory processing disorders. Laurie received pediatric NDT certification in 1985. Married for 27 years, she lives on a ranch near Riverton with her husband and their menagerie. They have 3 grown children who are in California, Wyoming and Illinois. She enjoys reading, hiking, working in the yard, riding a bike and the last several years run/walking with the completion of 3 half marathons.
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