Physical therapy in Rawlins, Wyoming
The licensed professionals in our Rawlins clinic provide physical therapy care for a variety of conditions, including general orthopedics, sports medicine, pre- and post-operative care, total joint rehab, running analysis and custom orthotics. In addition to physical therapy treatments, we are able to provide athletic training and sports specific rehabilitation training to school-age and adult athletes, including free injury screenings.
Our therapists spend one-on-one time with every patient 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 of each therapist, while under the direct care and supervision of the same therapist throughout their care.
While new to the Rawlins community, Fremont Therapy has been serving Fremont County for nearly 20 years and is widely regarded, both by physicians and patients, as being clinically exceptional and outcomes-driven. Patients coming to our new clinic can expect superior customer service and an evidence-based approach to get them back to healthy and active lifestyles as soon as possible.
Address: 1102 W. Spruce Street Rawlins, WY, 82301
The Rawlins clinic was completed in May 2015 and is a 6,500 square foot facility with a heated therapy pool, four private treatment rooms, a large gym facility with state-of-the art therapy equipment and a whirlpool for wound care. The therapy pool, which is clinically beneficial for pain relief and expediting recovery, is kept at 95 degrees and is equipped with an underwater treadmill. Patients enjoy the year-round safety of convenient handicap parking, fully handicap accessible entry and heated sidewalks.
Nate Tanner - PT, DPT Clinic Director/Owner
Nate is the director of the Rawlins clinic. He has advanced training in pediatrics, orthopedics, wound care, manual therapy and sports therapy. Nate is a certified functional capacity evaluator, which allows him to evaluate an individual's capacity to perform work activities related to his/her employment. In addition, he holds certifications in Dry Needling. With his broad skill set, Nate works one-on-one with all patients, from pediatrics to geriatrics, and enjoys seeing them progress and get back to doing the things they enjoy most in life.
Nate earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from A.T. Still University in Arizona and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Sciences from the University Wyoming.
When not seeing patients, you will find Nate spending time with his wife, Randi, and their four children, Mylee, Harris, Wilk and Benson. They are active in the community and love biking, hiking, traveling and pretty much any sport in which they have the opportunity to participate.
Skyler Jorgensen - PT, DPT, C-PS DPT
As a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Skyler has honed his skills using evidenced based techniques to help all types of patients reach their mobility goals. He has found special interest in manual therapy, using hands on interventions that reduce patient symptoms and impairments. Due to his lifelong involvement in athletics, Skyler also thoroughly enjoys working with athletes and plans to earn advanced certifications in Sports, Orthopedic, and Manual Therapies. Skyler takes pride in helping patients make progress while inspiring them to find value in improving and enhancing their health through movement.
Skyler’s passion for helping people began years ago when he job shadowed in a physical therapy clinic during high school--from that experience, he began pursuing the goal of physical therapy as a career. Skyler attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy. Prior to DPT school, he studied at the University of Nebraska-Kearney and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science.
Skyler was raised in Castle Dale, Utah where he found love for camping, fishing, and hiking in the great outdoors. He and his wife are thrilled to now call Wyoming home and spend their free time raising their young daughter and beagle pup, along with fixing up their home, and playing sports at any chance they get.
Elisa Detling - PTA, CKTP
As a Physical Therapist Assistant, Elisa brings ample experience in working with various types of orthopedic cases, utilizing mostly therapeutic exercise and manual therapies to return the patient to their prior level of function. Elisa has completed advanced training in kinesiology taping and is certified in Smart Tools IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization) in which she uses to treat a variety of injuries limited by acute and chronic pain. IASTM technique is commonly used to decrease abnormal tissue densities, increase neuromuscular function, decrease swelling, and reinstate first stage healing. The tools she uses are the only FDA certified metal tools in the market today. Elisa pushes her patients to become physically stronger and pain free so they are able to return to the things they love doing. The patient’s success and being able to achieve things they never thought physically possible is why Elisa loves being a physical therapist assistant.
Elisa has been practicing physical therapy for 5 years after receiving her Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science from Black Hills State University and completing her Physical Therapy Assistant degree in Cheyenne. Elisa is also a certified functional capacity evaluator, which allows her to evaluate individuals’ capacity to perform work activities related to his or her employment.
Elisa is a Nebraska native, and just recently relocated to Rawlins after practicing in South Dakota.When not in clinic, Elisa has passion for outdoor activities such as hiking, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and running. You will also find her out supporting Rawlins football team--the head coach and the team are very important to her. Go Outlaws!
Morgan Espino - Physical Therapist Assistant
As a Physical Therapist Assistant, Morgan works alongside our Physical Therapists to treat various types of orthopedic cases utilizing therapeutic exercise and manual therapies. In clinic she strives to provide quality, evidence-based patient care. Morgan has special interest in pediatric populations and works with school districts to provide physical therapy services for school age children in our community. Morgan feels honored to be a part of a patient’s journey toward higher function and healing.
Morgan earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a health minor from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. She then pursued her Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapy Assistant from Lonestar College in Montgomery, TX.
A Texas transplant, Morgan is embracing the Wyoming way of life and enjoys camping in our vast landscapes. She also spends time traveling to California and Texas to visit family, and is a movie buff.
Adam McFarland - LAT/ATC
Adam is a Certified Athletic Trainer at the Rawlins clinic. He enjoys assisting patients with their rehabilitation and helping with the process to get patients back to the activities they enjoy in their daily lives. Adam covers athletic training services for athletes at Rawlins High School as they compete. Adam takes pride in educating athletes to prevent injuries that may occur on the field/court, as well as helping athletes return to the field of play after an injury.
Adam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training at Presentation College in South Dakota, where he played four years of baseball and coached as a student-assistant. He earned his Master’s degree from Northern State University in Sports Performance and Leadership, where served as an assistant coach the baseball team at Presentation College.
A Rawlins native, Adam participated in tennis, track, and basketball while a student Rawlins High School and still enjoys participating in local recreation sports, as well as spending time outdoors with his friends and family.
Lea Pace - Patient Care Coordinator
Lea is the administrative lead in the Rawlins clinic. Her friendly and warm personality is a favorite of our Rawlins patients. Lea takes pride in customer service, making sure our patients are scheduled and all their questions are addressed. She maintains the flow of patient intake and enjoys helping patients have a successful experience with physical therapy.
A Rawlins native, Lea has business experience in the construction industry. Her keen attention to detail and organization skills are an asset to our patient care. She takes pride in providing a helping hand to others and believes the patient care coordinator must be knowledgeable, professional, and understanding of each individual’s situation.
Lea is a proud mom of five busy kids and loves supporting them with their sporting events and school activities. Lea also supports her husband with their construction business. When she is not managing the chaos of life, Lea enjoys downtime reading, baking, and crafting.
Ashten Hanson - Physical Therapy Technician
Ashten brings broad experience with patient care to her role as PTT in our Rawlins clinic. She works under the guidance of our therapists to ensure each patient’s time during treatment is comfortable and productive. Ashten also takes the lead in maintaining equipment and supplies--keeping the clinic in top running order.
Ashten has earned her Certified Nursing Assistant credential, as well as law enforcement certification, and crisis prevention management. Her diverse background and knowledge of area industry make her relatable and trusted by our patients.
Along with her daughter, Ashten spends time camping, fishing, and exploring Wyoming’s outdoors. Ashten has a passion for helping others and enjoys volunteer work at the animal shelter and with the victim’s witness program. This passion also extends with her love of animals--her 3 Belgian Malinois and 1 German Shepherd are trained Search and Rescue dogs.