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Physical therapy in Green River, Wyoming

Our licensed Physical Therapists in Green River spend one-on-one time with patients, evaluating their condition, discussing treatment options, and delivering effective, evidence-based treatments. They have advanced training and are certified in a wide range of specialties, including hand therapy, vestibular and balance issues, aquatic therapy and Dry Needling. Our Green River clinic offers a full range of rehabilitative treatment services for orthopedic conditions, post surgical recovery, and sports injuries. Our emphasis is on individualized care by licensed professional staff. 

Green River
Address: 330 Upland Way, Green River, WY 82935
Phone: (307) 875-4654
Fax: (307) 875-4741

Our Staff

Kris Nelson

Kris Nelson
- PT, MPT, CHT
Clinic Director/Owner

kris@fremonttherapygroup.com

Kris is the Director and assumed ownership of the clinic in 2014. He brings more than a decade of experience in the outpatient orthopedic setting, and delivers personalized solutions to his patients. After earning his Master of Physical Therapy from the University Of North Dakota in 1999, Kris has honed a diverse set of physical therapy skills.  He counts foot and ankle rehabilitation, including the fabrication of custom orthotics as well as sports specific rehabilitation as an area of special interest. He has extensive experience in general orthopedics with emphasis in manual therapy, knee and shoulder rehabilitation, and golf rehabilitation and performance enhancement. Kris utilizes his expertise in a multimodal treatment approach that has proved to be effective with his patients.

In 2015, Kris earned his Certified Hand Therapy (CHT) certification by the nationally recognized Hand Therapy Certification Commission.  As a CHT, he specializes in treatment of the upper extremity and has achieved the highest level of competency in the profession.  Through continuing education and training, Kris remains knowledgeable about preventive care, current surgical techniques, post-surgery therapy programs, and fabrication of custom upper extremity splints. 

When Kris is not helping patients, he takes advantage of Sweetwater County’s beauty with activities such as hiking, camping, golf, and floating the Green River.  Kris and his wife Stacey have two children, son Camden and daughter Brinley.

Nick Hastert

Nick Hastert
- PT, DPT

nick@fremonttherapygroup.com

Nick enjoys treating patients of all ages in a variety of clinical areas, including post-operative, orthopedics, and balance/vestibular disorders.  He has advanced training in dry needling and spinal manipulation techniques and continually adds to his skill set through ongoing training and education.  He practices an evidence-based, patient-centered approach to treatment to help patients improve function and movement, and decrease pain.

Nick is a Green River native and is happy to be treating patients in his hometown.  He earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota and his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion from the University of Wyoming. Nick became interested in physical therapy after spending time as a patient with knee injuries.  He also worked as a physical therapy tech as he pursued his education. 

When Nick is not helping patients, he spends time playing and watching sports, and he enjoys outdoor activities, such as hiking, fishing, backpacking, and skiing. You also will often find him out with his chocolate lab, Clementine.

Tracie Fuss

Tracie Fuss
Patient Care Coordinator

tracie@fremonttherapygroup.com

Tracie is the administrative lead in the Green River clinic. Her warm smile and fun personality are a favorite of our Green River patients. Tracie takes pride in customer service, making sure patients are scheduled and all their questions are addressed with kindness. Tracie loves seeing how physical therapy helps people recover from injury and is proud to be a part of the process of patient success.

Tracie attended Western Wyoming Community College and is a licensed pharmacy technician. After many years in the pharmacy industry, she is excited to learn and contribute to the world of physical therapy.

Tracie is a Green River native. She and her husband stay busy chasing their two younger kids around the state for various sporting events. She also visits Idaho frequently where her oldest daughter and son-in-law reside. Tracie is a crafty gal who enjoys home decoration as a calming hobby.

Jake Flores

Jake Flores
- Physical Therapy Tech

jake@fremonttherapygroup.com

Jake is one of the valuable Physical Therapy Technicians who assists patients during their recovery. Jake's work ethic and humor are a favorite of the patients. Jake has always been fascinated with how the body moves and loves helping people. He knows he can make more of an impact on individuals who need it by expanding the scope of practice as a licensed physical therapist in the future.

Jake graduated from UW with a BS in Kinesiology and a Minor in Psychology. He is gaining experience as a PTT while he works toward his Docorate of Physical Therapy.

Originally from Green River, Jake enjoys Wyoming to the fullest. Outside of work and studying,  you can find Jake by the lake or in the mountains, hiking, fishing...basically anything in the outdoors.

Sierra Nussbaum

Sierra Nussbaum
Physical Therapy Tech

Sierra joined FTG with passion for helping people in need. She admires the complexity and intricacy of human body movement and loves helping our patients recover and excel during treatment. Assisting patients to transform their weaknesses into their strengths is Sierra’s favorite part of therapy.  Sierra has a long history of competitive swimming and water safety instruction, which makes aquatic therapy one of her preferred forms of treatment. 

Currently, Sierra is applying to an accelerated nursing program at the University of Wyoming and coaching the Green River High School boys and girls swimming/diving teams. Her ultimate professional goal is to provide Cardiac Rehabilitation care to patients of all ages--improving their quality of life through exercise prescription and health education.

Sierra, who was raised in Green River, recently graduated from Washington State University with BS in Kinesiology and Minor in Strength and Conditioning.

While not in the pool or studying, Sierra enjoys hiking, camping, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Ally Davis

Ally Davis
- Marketing Director

ally@fremonttherapygroup.com

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 & twin boys.

Stacey Nelson

Stacey Nelson
- Marketing

staceyn@fremonttherapygroup.com

After numerous years working in the science education field, Stacey is now focusing her efforts on helping Fremont Therapy Group continue to grow and provide exemplary care to the people of Wyoming.

Stacey works with our community partners in each FTG location to build relationships and give back to our communities in meaningful ways.  In addition, she serves as a liaison for referral sources in Sweetwater County, making certain our patients receive the best treatment possible.

Stacey is a Wyoming native and often can be found photographing unsuspecting wildlife, floating the Green River, hiking, and chasing her one canine kid and two human kids around town.

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