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, MPT
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, CSCS
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. Tom 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 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 recently took part in Sportsmetrics, 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.
Tom received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree through 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.
Erin Fiedler, PT, DPT
Erin is a compassionate individual whose love for helping others and desire to become a physical therapist began at a young age. She is driven to aid patients in regaining their prior level of function and reach their full potential. Erin has received specialized training from the Postural Restoration Institute (PRI). This approach looks at the whole body from a biomechanical perspective to maximize symmetry on the left and right sides of the body to ensure that respiratory, musculature, and neurological systems are integrated for functional activities.
Erin received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in the spring of 2016. She completed her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD. She also competed on the cross country and track & field teams while at Black Hills State.
When Erin is not working, she enjoys running, biking, and spending time with her husband, Trev.
Lisa Rhyne OTR/L
Lisa joined Fremont Therapy Group in 2015 and has been a practicing occupational therapist since 2001. She is passionate about helping people regain function and independence after an injury or illness. She enjoys working in the outpatient setting focusing on injuries involving the upper extremity, ranging from the shoulder to the hand. She also has a broad background in pediatrics, with advanced training in sensory processing disorders, autism spectrum disorders, developmental delays, and a variety of other pediatric conditions. She is a trained Integrated Listening System (iLs) practitioner.
Lisa graduated with a Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University. Lisa and her husband, Ron, have 2 young boys. Together they enjoy doing ranch work, fishing, camping and being active in the outdoors.
Tina Wilkinson, Patient Care Coordinator and Liaison
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.
Kim Asbell 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.
Emma Sutphin, PT Tech
Emma Sutphin recently graduated high school and is looking in to different career options. She’s eager to learn and is excited to explore Physical Thearpy as a potential career. Emma enjoys being able to work alongside the therapist and assisting in any way she can with the patients.
Emma’s love for the outdoors helps her keep busy when she’s not at work. She also loves spending time with family and friends. You can also find her playing piano whenever possible at her Church and assisting in the children’s Sunday School class.
Lisa Lowhan, 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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