St. Luke's offers physical therapy in a variety of situations. You may need help recovering from an injury or surgery. Physical and orthopedic therapy help you recover from an injury or surgery, and can improve functional movement when you have chronic conditions such as arthritis. Our goal is to get you moving, pain-free, so you can return to your regular activities and perform your best at home, at work, or when playing sports.
Heather Francis, PT, DPT, OCS is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist and licensed physical therapist in the state of Idaho. She works to provide evidence-based care for all her patients.
Heather earned her bachelor's degree in kinesiology with a minor in German from Arizona State University. She earned her doctorate in physical therapy from Mount St. Mary's University, and completed a year-long orthopedic residency at Rancho Physical Therapy. She is a certified American Physical Therapy Association clinical instructor for physical therapy students and mentor for orthopedic residents.
John Frey, PT, DPT enjoys working with all orthopedic and sports injury patients. His areas of expertise include back and hip pain, pain education and management strategies, and acute injuries. He believes the most valuable part of the rehabilitation process is listening and building rapport with each patient.
John earned his doctorate degree in physical therapy from the University of the Pacific. He moved to Boise from Anchorage, where he helped develop a program for pediatric orthopedics and sports medicine.
Christine Panagos, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS is a board certified sports physical therapist who provides pre-operative assessment and post-operative management of all sports-related injuries. Christing emphasizes education and injury risk reduction.
Christine completed her physical therapy training at Northeastern University in Boston. In her free time she enjoys cycling, running, and spending time with her family.