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Hours

Monday:6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday:6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday:6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday:6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday:6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed

Featured Services

Physical Therapy
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Hand Therapy
Hand Therapy Certified
Occupational Therapy
Athletic Training Services
Sports Medicine
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About
At Select Physical Therapy, our experienced clinical team will design an individualized plan of care that aligns with your specific goals in mind. Through experience, advanced clinical training and clear communication with our patients, our therapy team will give you the advantage in recovery.We are proud to be part of the community and are committed to providing each patient with an exceptional experience that promotes healing and recovery in a safe, compassionate environment. Call or request an appointment and experience the power of physical therapy today.
Our Team

Tami Gawtry, P.T., DPT

Tami is a physical therapist who specializes in foot and ankle biomechanics and treating running-related injuries. She wants to help patients reach their goals and get back to their activities.

Abby Gillard, P.T., DPT, CSCS

Abby earned a bachelor's degree in classical archaeology in 2001 from Dartmouth College and doctorate of physical therapy in 2009 from Columbia University. Abby's special interests include sports medicine, women's health, hands-on therapy and injury prevention. She is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist.

Nicole Kauppila, OTR/L, CHT

Nicole graduated from Western Michigan University in 1999 with degree in occupational therapy and received certification in 2007 as a hand therapist. She has a passion for treating patients and touching more lives through mentoring and supporting therapists through process improvement, efficiencies and creating solid physician relationships.

Michelle Hall, PTA

Michelle received a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of South Dakota and physical therapy assistant degree from Mercy College of Health Sciences. She specializes in orthopedics, sports medicine, TMJ and total joint replacements.

Brenna Wetzel , DPT, P.T.

Brenna earned a bachelor's degree in kinesiology and health at Iowa State University and a doctorate in physical therapy at the University of Iowa. Brenna enjoys working with patients with lower extremity injuries or surgical procedures, helping them return to an active and happy lifestyle.

Laura Williamson, MSE, PTA, LAT, ATC

Laura earned a bachelor's degree in athletic training from Mankato State University, master's degree in education from Drake University and physical therapy assistant licensure from the State of Iowa. Her specialties are orthopaedics, sports medicine and total joint replacements.

Kyle Bailey, OTR/L

Kyle graduated with a bachelor's degree in exercise science in 2015 from The University of Nebraska Omaha and doctorate of occupational therapy in 2019 from Creighton University. He chose to become an occupational therapist because he enjoys helping people regain independence in their daily life. His passion lies in treating upper extremity injuries and conditions and helping people return to work.

Carter Trager, P.T., DPT

Carter earned a bachelor's degree in health and exercise science at Central College and doctorate in physical therapy at Clarke University. Carter enjoys working with athletes of all ages and post surgical procedures, helping them return to the playing field and an active lifestyle.

Brooke Klontz, OTR/L

Brooke is an occupational therapist. She graduated from Saint Cloud State University with an associate's degree, Minnesota State University Mankato with a bachelor's degree in psychology and Allen College with a master's degree in occupational therapy. She is certified in cupping therapy and Kinesio taping. Brooke's hope is to touch as many lives as she can to ultimately be the therapist and person they can trust with their care. She has aspirations of being the most versatile and educated hand therapist to patients and improve maximal function of the upper extremity to maintain excellent quality of life with best practice.

Janet Lebsack, OTR/L, CHT, CEAS, CLT

Janet graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1990 with a bachelor's degree. She is a certified hand therapist, certified ergonomic specialist and certified lymphedema therapist. She has been with Select Physical Therapy since June 2016. Her passion is helping others recover from hand trauma so that they may live life to the fullest. She loves to assist others in their learning.

Emily Powers , P.T., DPT

Emily was raised in Des Moines, Iowa and studied dance at the University of Iowa. After some years spent as a dancer and certified Pilates instructor in Brooklyn, NY and Denver, CO, she returned to school at Regis University to pursue her love of movement and helping others through physical therapy. In addition to being certified in Pilates, Emily is certified in functional dry needling. She will work with you to pursue your movement goals and use current evidence-based research to meet your needs.
All Services

Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Recovery and Reconditioning
  • Dry Needling
  • Fall Prevention Program
  • Manual Therapy
  • Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Pre-/Post-Operative Care
  • Spine Program
  • TMJ/TMD Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Women's Health
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Fibromyalgia Treatment
  • Headache Treatment
  • Incontinence Therapy
  • Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Osteoporosis Management
  • Pelvic Therapy
  • Prenatal/Postpartum Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Wheelchair Seating and Mobility Clinic Services

Hand Therapy

  • Hand Therapy
  • Hand Therapy Certified
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Arthritis / Osteoarthritis Program
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Orthotics Upper Extremity - Hand/Arm

Sports Medicine

  • Athletic Training Services
  • Sports Medicine
  • ACL Program
  • Concussion Management
  • Athletic Movement Index (AMI)
  • Golf Program

Work Health

  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Return-to-Work Program
  • Work Conditioning
  • Ergonomic Programs
  • Post-Offer Employment Testing
  • Injury Prevention
  • Onsite Rehabilitation
  • Work Hardening
  • Fire Department / First Responder Services
  • Utilization Management System

Pediatric Therapy

  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Congenital/Neuro/Autism Services

Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Lower Extremity Orthotics
  • Foot Orthotics
  • Spinal

Care Delivery

  • Telerehab
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Community

At Select Physical Therapy, our experienced clinical team will design an individualized plan of care that aligns with your specific goals in mind. Through experience, advanced clinical training and clear communication with our patients, our therapy team will give you the advantage in recovery. We are proud to be part of the community and are committed to providing each patient with an exceptional experience that promotes healing and recovery in a safe, compassionate environment. Call to request an appointment and experience the power of physical therapy today.

Community Involvement

Select Physical Therapy provides athletic training services to many local schools, sports partners and community events. We are committed to keeping athletes healthy and on the playing field. Please look for us at these events.

Select Physical Therapy is the official sports medicine and physical therapy partner for USA Triathlon.

Programs

We are proud to offer the following services:

  • Concussion Rehabilitation
  • Walk-In Injury Clinics
  • Elite Performance Training
  • dorsaVi Movement Testing
  • Recovery Programs
  • Play it Safe Injury Prevention Programs
News & Events

Golf Program

January 21, 2021
Select Physical Therapy in Norwalk is proud to offer a Functional Golf Program. Our physical therapist, Brad Earp, DPT, ATC, CSCS, is a certified golf specialist through the Gray Institute. This program is designed for golfers to improve their swing, power and improve their overall game. This program is great for beginners, experienced golfers or anyone having aches and pains while golfing. Please call 515-985-5577 if you are interested in learning more. 

Recovery and Reconditioning

February 22, 2021

Select Physical Therapy is now offering Recovery and Reconditioning for those recovering from the COVID-19 virus.

Many individuals are also compromised by a variety of acute and chronic conditions, such as emphysema, after effects of the flu and cardiovascular disease. As you or your loved ones recover from COVID-19 or other debilitating illnesses and conditions, you may be left with varying levels of deconditioning and weakness. 

We understand this is a scary and challenging time. Our compassionate team of clinical experts can help you continue to heal through our Recovery and Reconditioning Program.  

Manual Therapy

March 11, 2021

Hands-on therapy or manual therapy techniques, like cupping, dry needling and instrument-assisted soft tissue mobility, are used to help decrease pain and increase mobility for patients. Discover a few of the most effective manual therapy treatments, brought to you by Select Physical Therapy.

Check out this video on our specialty services page to learn more. 

Ankeny Legacy

March 03, 2022
Aquatic therapy is now available at Select Physical Therapy located within Legacy Fitness in Ankeny. We offer all of our standard services at this location as well. Aquatic therapy is great for low impact activities, arthritis, balance issues and many more. Please call to see if this would be a good fit for you.  

Select Kids Community Helper Event

March 22, 2022

Join us for the Select Kids Community Helper Event on April 7th from 4:30-6:00pm at Select Kids Ankeny. Ankeny’s Fire & Police will be onsite for kids to talk to and there will be plenty of activities and treats for all those that attend. To RSVP call 515-963-4528.

National Occupational Therapy Month

April 07, 2022

Every April, we celebrate National Occupational Therapy Month.  We use this month to spread awareness and thank our occupational therapists for all that they do.  Our therapists help patients of all ages regain their independence by creating programs specific to each individual's goals. Be sure to thank an occupational therapist this month!

Donut & Coffee Social

April 25, 2022

Join us at Select Physical Therapy located in The Landing behind Textile Brewery for coffee and donuts on Monday, April 25 from 9-11 a.m. Meet the therapy staff and get to know your trusted therapy partners.

120 TWIN STEEPLES CIRCLE NE
DYERSVILLE, IA 52040
563-855-8600