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Physical therapy in Riverton, Wyoming

Our licensed Physical Therapists in Riverton 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, women's health, vestibular and balance issues, wound care and aquatic therapy.In our nearly 20 year history, we have acquired a distinguished reputation among patients and physicians for consistently delivering high quality care and treatments. Our goal is to help our patients to find immediate pain relief and then chart a course that will get them back to their normal lifestyle as quickly as possible.

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:  2002 W. Sunset Drive #1 Riverton, WY, 82501
Phone:  (307) 856-7021
Fax:  1-888-977-2164

Our Clinic

The Riverton clinic is a 7,000 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 and includes an underwater treadmill.

Mitch Johnson, MPT, CHT
Clinic Director

Mitch has been with Fremont Therapy Group, LLC since May 2007, and sees patients in the Lander and Riverton clinics.  He has more than a decade of clinical experience in orthopedic physical therapy, and has a special interest in working with patients whose upper extremities have been affected by an accident, trauma, or disease. In 2011, Mitch achieved his Certified Hand Therapy certification by the nationally recognized Hand Therapy Certification Commission.  As a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT), he specializes in treatment of the upper extremity and has achieved the highest level of competency in the profession.  Through continual education and training, Mitch remains knowledgeable about preventive care, current surgical techniques, post-surgery therapy programs, and fabrication of custom splints. 

Mitch earned his Master Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Utah and his Bachelor of Science Degree in 2000 from Brigham Young University in Exercise Science.  

Mitch married Lander native, Jillyn Johnstone in 2005. They live in Lander with their three beautiful young daughters and are active in caring for their backyard chickens, exploring Sinks Canyon and serving the community through their church. 

Whittney Gomendi-Smith, DPT

Whittney joined Fremont Therapy Group in 2012 after completing her doctorate in physical therapy. She was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy because it combined her two biggest passions in life: sports and helping others reach their potential. Whitney’s skill, dedication and compassion inspire her patients to meet their personal goals and get back to life’s activities following surgery or an injury. She enjoys working in diverse areas of physical therapy, and has special interests in sports medicine, manual therapy, and women’s health. 

Whittney earned her doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota. She also studied at the University of Wyoming, played volleyball at Central Wyoming College and is a Wind River High School graduate.

Whitney enjoys being active outside of her work and loves to travel and spend time with her family. 

Kati Quayle, PT, DPT, CLT

Kati pursued a career in physical therapy to fulfill her love for helping people return to doing the things they love most and live life to the fullest. She strongly believes in developing personalized treatment plans that put her patients first and make their goals a priority. Kati was born and raised in Riverton, and enjoys working in our diverse rural community because it allows her to utilize and enhance all aspects of her physical therapy skills. Kati has special interest in a variety of specialty skills, including dry needling, lymphedema management, sports rehabilitation and geriatric therapy. 

Kati received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Utah and her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science Studies from Boise State University. She played volleyball, basketball, and soccer at Riverton High School and continued her basketball career at Western Wyoming College.

Kati continues to be active in sports, and enjoys running, hiking, and the outdoors. She is passionate about traveling and loves to spend time with her family and friends. 

Justin Willis, PT, DPT, ATC

Justin has always had an interest in the human body and the body’s incredible ability to function and adapt in varied conditions. This fascination with anatomy combined with a love of exercise and athletic activity inspired Justin to pursue a career in physical therapy. One of Justin’s favorite parts of physical therapy is the wide range of injuries and cases that he gets to see, but he has a particular interest in manual therapy, treatment of the spine, and sports medicine. Justin strives to create a personalized, research driven plan of care for each patient. His aim is to make sure each plan meets each individual’s needs and personal goals. Just also started training in dry needling and plans to get certified soon. 

Justin received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Idaho State University, and his Bachelors in Athletic Training from Brigham Young University.

In his free time, Justin enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. Justin particularly loves spending time in the outdoors hiking, barbequing, and staying active. 

Adam Simon, LAT/ATC

Adam joined Fremont Therapy Group in 2016 and splits his time between working with patients in the clinic and working with athletes on the field and in schools.

In the clinic, Adam assists patients with their rehabilitation and enjoys seeing them achieve their goals and return to doing what they love. As an athletic trainer, he is able to help get athletes back on the field after an injury. Not only do the students get help in the clinic, he is right there with them on the field when they're safe to return to play.

He also works with them to prevent ACL injuries using his Sportsmetrics certification. The Sportsmetrics program not only helps prevent injury, but improves athlete’s performance. Adam hosts programs for teams and specific groups and teaches athletic training classes to high school students in Fremont County.

Adam graduated from Weber State University in Utah in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training. During his time at Weber State, Adam has worked with Division I Football, Basketball and Volleyball, as well as high school athletics programs. He has a passion for preventing injuries and helping injured athletes return to doing what they love.

During his time off, Adam loves spending time with his family, playing sports, hunting, fishing and camping.

Chase Maddock, ATC

Chase Maddock joined Fremont Therapy Group in 2016. He wrestled at Northwest College and graduated cum laude from Weber State University where he studied athletic training.

Chase loves working closely with patients to achieve their goals and improve their lives through hard work and commitment to physical therapy. His passion for sports, exercise and learning about injuries has led him to apply to graduate schools so he can obtain a master’s degree in sports medicine. While at school, Chase did athletic training internships with Real Salt Lake of Major League Soccer and the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. He has also worked on the medical response team for FIFA and Olympic Soccer games, USA Figure Skating and USA Cycling.

Outside of work, Chase enjoys spending time with his family, ice fishing and eating hot wings. He’s also fluent in Spanish. 

Darce Watson, Patient Care Coordinator

Darce is the administrative lead for the Riverton office.  She is a people-person, so she enjoys greeting patients and guests as they come in the door. Darce works along side the business manager to ensure a smooth billing process and assists patients with scheduling their therapy appointments. She also brings over a decade of experience working with the public and strong organization skills. 

Darce and her husband Dan, both Riverton natives, raised their three children, Derek, Tyler and Taren in the community, and they continue to enjoy a growing number of grandchildren in the area.  

Darce enjoys the outdoors, including four-wheeling and water sports, especially when it involves extended family. 

Kyrstin Gardner, Physical Therapy Technician

Kyrstin Gardner joined Fremont Therapy Group in 2016. She graduated from Shoshoni High School in 2012 and then earned her associates of science degree with a concentration in athletic training from Casper College.  

Kyrstin has always enjoyed helping people recover from injuries and meet their personal goals. She’s intrigued by the human body and how it works and plans to continue her education to become a Certified Athletic Trainer. As a student athlete herself, she has always wanted to pursue a career that involves helping athletes. Working in a clinic that helps with a little bit of everything is a perfect fit for her. It's a great stepping stone in furthering her career as an ATC. 

When she’s not at work, she’s spending time with her son Kyree. She loves watching him learn new things. You can also find her coaching volleyball and traveling to new places. 

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