Caring For You Like Family
1110 W. Omaha St. Rapid City, SD
Norm is a graduate of Western Carolina University with over 15 years of experience as a PT. He is also a retired USAF as a Medical Specialist and resource management. His specialties include spinal injury and recovery, work injury, sports and orthopedic injury. His hobbies are spending time with his wife Jolene and 3 young children; Izzy, Wyatt and Noah He also loves fly fishing, golfing and building Legos.
“While physical therapy wasn't my initial direction in healthcare, several orthopedic surgeries exposed me to the need to provide something very different in rehab and healthcare chronically missing today. For 15 year years, I have sought to provide an environment that, while challenges patients to recover on the safest and fastest path possible, also addresses the client's very specific needs and concerns in a fun, effective and compassionate way. Patients are more than just another appointment, they are someone to get to know personally.
I absolutely understand EVERY patient and EVERY injury is different and unique! Equally, EVERY therapist is different and I have tried to add a uniqueness with each addition to our staff knowing our clients are indeed our friends, neighbors, and family and deserve better. I'm proud to offer our community an entire staff that not only wants to care about you, but actually does. Life is too important and too short to have anything less.”
Mike co-founded The Physical Therapy Center, Inc. in 2002 with the goal of creating the most patient centered Physical Therapy clinic in the Black Hills. He is a graduate of Western Carolina University, with over 15 years of experience as a PT.
His professional interests and expertise are in strength and conditioning, foot and ankle problems, and occupational medicine.
He is a certified WorkSteps, Inc. employment testing and FCE specialist. When not treating patients, he enjoys spending time with his wife Holli and their two daughters Abby and Taryn. Working out, fishing, and watching college football are also staples most weeks when time allows.
Beth is a graduate of University of SD where she received her B.S. in Psychology. She completed her doctorate of physical therapy from University of Mary. Beth’s practice areas of strength include orthopedics, manual therapy and geriatrics. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. Beth’s hobbies include baking, cooking, playing piano, and running.
Erica is a graduate from South Dakota State University, where she received her B.S. in Athletic Training. While attending SDSU she was able to complete hands-on experience with SDSU’s football, wrestling, and baseball teams as well as working with Brooking’s High School basketball, gymnastics, wrestling, and track and field teams. Erica’s passions are in orthopedics and sports medicine. She is currently working on her certification in strength and conditioning as well as the Silver Sneakers Program. Outside of therapy, Erica enjoys exploring the Black Hills by kayaking, hiking, and running. She also loves to travel, attend sporting events, and spend time with family and friends (including her dogs). Erica is a great asset to The Physical Therapy Center!
Mariah is a graduate of the University of Mary in ND and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She has practiced in a wide variety of PT settings with many focuses including neuro, geriatrics, workman’s compensation and orthopedics. She is also a credentialed clinical instructor, Level 1. Her hobbies include photography, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.
Paul completed his undergraduate degree at Iowa State University in Kinesiology. He then went to Western Iowa Tech where he received his degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant. Paul is interested in strength and conditioning, sport injuries as well as orthopedic injuries. In his free time, he likes to explore the outdoors, work out and spending time with family and friends. He is a great asset to The Physical Therapy Center!
Kari has been in the fitness and healthcare field for 17 years and has been with The Physical Therapy Center for 10 years. What she likes best about her position is educating the community about the services offered and spreading the word of how awesome the office staff and physical therapists are!! She loves building relationships with patients and seeing them get better.
Kari enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, running (she has completed a few marathons), spending time outdoors, watching her girls in their activities and traveling.
Theresa has been with The Physical Therapy Center for 10 years. She loves to see the patients' progress and feel better with each visit. Theresa loves watching her daughters sporting events, walking, hiking, baking and reading. She is an awesome asset to the clinic, makes our patients feel like home.
Lori recently joined The Physical Therapy Center in March 2015. She has really enjoyed seeing the patients' progress at each visit. Lori also enjoys watching her son playing baseball at Canyon Lake and watching her daughter's Hot Shot Team at RC Gymnastics Academy on her free time. She has been a great addition to our team!
Trever completed his undergraduate degree at Dakota Wesleyan University in 2013 for Athletic Training, in which he is board certified. He then continued on with his education at the University of Mary where he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He enjoys working with sport and orthopedic injuries but is always willing to accept new challenges and different cases. Trever loves spending time with his wife, Ashley and their dog, Nova. In his spare time, Trever enjoys working out, playing softball and sand volleyball, being outdoors, watching sports, and hanging out with family and friends.
Kelly is a graduate of Valdosta State University where she received her B.S. in Exercise Physiology. She then attended Darton State College where she received her Physical Therapist Assistant degree. Kelly’s practice areas of strength include orthopedics and geriatrics, but she is always eager to learn and take on new challenges. When not working, Kelly enjoys hiking, kayaking, and exploring the Black Hills with her dog. She a great asset to The Physical Therapy Center!