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. We offer functional capacity assessments and ergonomic reviews to ensure safety and comfort in the workplace, plus vestibular and balance therapy. We can also help if you're dealing with the side effects of cancer treatment.
At St. Luke's Rehabilitation our goal is to get you moving, pain-free, so you can perform your best at home, at work, or when playing sports.
Ron Giles, PT, DPT has a particular interest in helping his community optimize health so we can all live happy, healthy, and quality lives.
Ron first became interested in health and fitness while serving in the U.S. Coast Guard. After completing his service, he attended the University of Missouri for his doctorate of physical therapy. He is a Boise native and excited to be part of the St. Luke's rehabilitation team.
Sam Hackett, DPT focuses on spine wellness and pre- and post-surgical care of the upper and lower extremities. He received a doctorate degree in physical therapy from Idaho State University. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf.
Alex Maffuccio, PT, DPT, SCS is board certified in sports physical therapy and specializes in injury prevention and the treatment of injuries in athletes of all ages and competition levels. She also has training and experience in treating pelvic health conditions in women, including bladder dysfunction, pelvic pain, pregnancy, postpartum musculoskeletal issues, prolapse, and other gynecological issues.
She earned her doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Colorado and completed a sports clinical specialty residency with St. Luke's Sports Medicine, and continues to be active in that department. In her free time she enjoys skiing, hiking, and mountain biking.
Jana Repulski, DPT, OCS is a board certified orthopedic clinical specialist, practicing adult orthopedic physical therapy—including back and neck pain as well as knee, hip and shoulder injuries—and post-operative management. She has special interest in treating adult and pediatric rheumatology patients.
Jana completed her physical therapy degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her doctorate through Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions.
Laura Townsend, PT specializes in orthopedics, lymphedema, and ergonomics. She is certified in CLT-LANA and CEAS.
Laura earned her master's degree in physical therapy from Idaho State University. In her free time, she likes to lift weights and cycle.
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.
Swelling and fluid retention in the arms and legs.