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.
Barbara Kerr, PT is a board certified as a geriatric clinical specialist. She has extensive experience treating orthopedic and neurological diagnoses, and special interests in amputee rehabilitation and geriatrics. She is certified in Graston Technique® (instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization) and neurodevelopmental technique for the adult hemiplegic.
Barb received a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Iowa and a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from Northern Illinois University. Her hobbies include cycling, running, and cross country skiing.
Nathan Kirby, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS is a physical therapist licensed in Idaho and South Dakota. He is experienced with treating orthopedic and musculoskeletal dysfunction in pediatric to geriatric populations. Following a life in sports, he now enjoys working with athletes, helping them return to their fields of play.
In his free time, Nathan enjoys outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking.
Kristi McMahan, DPT, OCS specializes in outpatient orthopedics for all ages including acute to chronic pain, post-operative rehab, workers compensation cases, and spinal conditions. She has earned her Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) designation.
Kristi earned her bachelor's degree in exercise and sports science from the University of Wyoming, and earned her doctorate degree in physical therapy at the University of North Dakota. She enjoys camping, fly fishing, and skiing in her free time.
Inflammation of the joints in one or more areas of the body. There are over 100 different types of arthritis.
This common condition affects more than 80% of us at some point, and is not usually indicative of a serious spine problem.
Osteoporosis is a progressive disease that causes bones to become thin and porous, increasing the risk for fractures.