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.
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 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 earned 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 holds a Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Utah and his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree from Brigham Young University.
Mitch married Lander native, Jillyn Johnstone in 2005. They live in Lander with their three beautiful daughters and love exploring Sinks Canyon and serving the community through their church.
Susie utilizes her diverse background to treat all types of cases using patient centered care techniques that are backed by research. She has experience and interest in neurological cases, manual therapy, and geriatric PT. Susie loves the concept that physical therapists treat the whole person and use exercise and movement as medicine.
Working in a PT clinic for 2 years as a physical therapy tech, inspired Susie to pursue physical therapy as a career. Through this experience, she was able to see first hand how much of a difference PT can make in peoples’ lives. Susie graduated from Lynchburg College in Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, and after gaining experience in the PT field, earned her doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Lynchburg. Susie remains passionate about education and plans to continue to broaden her skillset to offer patients the best care possible.
A native of Virginia, Susie and her husband have embraced the Wyoming mountain landscape. Along with their rescue pup, they love to hike and find new adventures, along with spending time with family and friends, working out, and cooking.
Kim grew up in Lander and feels fortunate to be treating community members of her hometown. She works 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 provides physical therapy to the students of Fremont County School District #1, Kim also treats in the outpatient setting and enjoys working with patients across a wide age range. Kim is a certified aquatic specialist, and is especially interested in the benefits aquatic therapy offers her patients.
Kim earned her Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Utah. Prior to PT school, Kim studied at the University of Wyoming, completing a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Food Management.
Off duty, Kim takes advantage of Wyoming’s abundant outdoor adventures at her family cabin with three children, Ethan, Claire and Grace, and hunting dogs. In addition, Kim spends time with her extended family in the area, researches healthy recipes, has fun with Zumba, raises chickens, and is involved with her church activities.
Ty first found an interest in physical therapy while accompanying his grandmother to PT as she recovered from a hip fracture. He remains drawn to the excitement of helping patients progress toward recovery and returning to the activities they love. Ty works one-on-one with patients to provide individualized care to help them return to their prior activity level and beyond. This one-on-one treatment time also provides the opportunity to build a connection with patients, learning about their lives and goals. Ty has many PT interests, some of those including manual therapy, pelvic health and the psychological aspect of rehabilitation.
Ty graduated with honors from The University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a minor in Psychology. He went on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.
Originally from Cheyenne, Ty is a true Wyoming outdoorsman. Outside of work you will find him hunting, fishing and hiking. He also has a long history as a hockey and lacrosse athlete and now finds time to squeeze in some golf!
Todd has more than twenty years of experience working with patients of all ages across a broad spectrum of clinical environments. He particularly enjoys orthopedics and has advanced training in orthopedic manual therapy. Todd is certified in Functional Capacity Evaluations (CFCE), so he is particularly attuned to helping patients re-enter the workforce following a variety of injuries. He is also a Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) and helps our surgical patients heal quickly and effectively.
Todd works in each clinic as our industrial medicine specialist, using his vast experience in this area to collaborate with physicians, employers, and workers’ case managers to ensure that employers and injured workers get the resources and care they need to keep the workplace safe. He also assists employers with their health and safety programs to prevent injuries using ergonomic assessments, as well as pre-employment, and return to work physical demand testing.
Todd earned his Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology from CU Boulder and his Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Central Wyoming College.
Todd originally hails from Rapid City, South Dakota; now he, his wife, Kari, and their three children, Emma, Grace, and Ollie, reside in Lander. When he isn’t working, he can be found enjoying time with his family, fly-fishing, skiing, and hiking.
As a Physical Therapist Assistant, Rachael works alongside our Physical Therapists to treat various types of orthopedic cases utilizing therapeutic exercise and manual therapies. She counts neuromuscular pathologies, working with athletes for return to sport, GMI and its use for chronic pain, aquatic therapy, and creating a fun environment for patients as her areas of interest.
Rachael earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, however after working as a physical therapy technician, found her true passion for PT. She recently completed her Physical Therapy Assistant degree from Laramie County Community College. She truly enjoys helping people and loves watching them achieve their goals. In her PTA career, Rachael thrives in meeting many different people, hearing their stories, and building connections with her patients.
A Riverton native, Rachael spends her free time lifting weights, watching all types of athletic events, and walking her rescue dog, Theo. She also has competed in bodybuilding shows and is certified in Aerial Yoga.
Physical Therapy Technician
Jamie takes pride in helping each patient have the best experience at physical therapy in her PTT role. A true team player, she strives to contribute to her team by jumping in wherever help is needed.Jamie takes the lead in supporting our physical therapists so they are able to provide each patient one on one care, in addition to making certain the clinic is in top running order.
As a long time PT patient, Jamie is acutely aware of the rewards and challenges of PT. She thrives in the industry of service and makes the clinic a healing environment each step of the way. Jamie believes in helping patients through every step of their physical therapy journey--good days and bad.
A native of Wyoming, Jamie loves spending time at the lake boating, camping, and jet skiing. Her grandchildren are a big part of her life and they enjoy many adventures together.
Physical Therapy Technician
Brianna brings rich experience with personalized patient care in her role as Physical Therapy Technician. She works closely with the physical therapists to help each patient feel comfortable and attended to during treatment. Bri has found a passion for helping others and assisting them in overcoming challenges. Her goal is to go above and beyond for both patients and co-workers.
Bri has a long history of customer service and interest in the medical field.She is currently pursuing a degree in health sciences from Central Wyoming College.
Growing up in Riverton, Bri enjoys time hanging out with her kids and parents, as well as traveling and cooking. She also loves to read and take her dogs on walks.
Physical Therapy Technician
As a Physical Therapy Technician, Kelly is an integral part of the clinic team. She supports the physical therapists in securing needed supplies to help with patient treatments, and strives to make each patient feel comfortable and part of the clinic family. Helping others live a pain free, happier life brings Kelly pride in her work.
After personally spending years in PT treatment and seeing how it improved her life, this inspired Kelly to do the same for others. Throughout her high school career, she worked alongside the Riverton High School Athletic Training team as a student trainer. Now as a college student, Kelly plans to pursue a career in physical therapy.
Outside of school and work, Kelly enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hunting, hiking, traveling, and really anything outdoors. Kelly also raises cats, dogs, horses, pigs, steers, and chickens.
Physical Therapy Technician
L’anza is member of our PTT team, and serves as important patient and physical therapist support. In addition, she is a key player for the entire clinic, helping keep equipment in top running order and ensuring cleanliness throughout the therapy day. L’anza enjoys the opportunity to help people through struggles, showing them that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Providing this support is something that is very important to her.
During high school, L’anza spent eleven weeks at FTG due to a running injury and became very interested in the way physical therapists help people. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant, who is currently enrolled in pre-med courses with the goal of either nursing or physical therapy as a career.
A native of Lander, L’anza loves spending time with family outdoors. Camping, four wheeling, mountain biking, and hiking are some of her favorite hobbies, as well as baking.
Darce is the administrative lead for the Riverton office. She is a people-person, and enjoys greeting patients and guests as they come through the door. Her kindness and humor are a favorite of patients and co-workers. Darce ensures patients are taken care of from their first appointment to their last.
Darce brings over a decade of experience working in the office and public service settings. Her organizational and interpersonal skills help keep the clinic in smooth working order.
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 thrives in the outdoors, including four-wheeling and water sports, especially when it involves extended family.