Mountain Land Physical Therapy Moab

Mountain Land Physical Therapy Moab is conveniently located in the northeast corner of Moab Regional Hospital in a new, state of the art facility. The Moab Clinic offers a variety of services and treatments to help you on your road to recovery. We are proud to be located in the center of Moab surrounded by the beautiful redrock landscape of Eastern Utah. Our helpful and friendly staff is here to help you get back to doing the things you love. We’ll be there every step of the way.

See what people are saying about the Moab Clinic…

I looked forward to each visit, knowing I would be treated with dignity and respect by everyone there. I was shown exercises to continue my activities at home. Thank you for everything!!

Moab Physical Therapy Staff

Jim Lewis, Physical Therapist

Jim Lewis, PT, MOMT, Cert. MDT

Clinic Director, Physical Therapist

Jim has been a physical therapist since 1989. He has a Masters Degree in Orthopedic Manual Therapy and additional certification in the McKenzie method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the Spine. His areas of expertise include the conservative treatment of back, neck and other orthopedic problems. Since 1994, Jim has worked for Mountain Land and is currently the director of rehabilitation services in Moab. Jim’s many interests and hobbies include spending time with his wife and three children participating in outdoor recreational activities and mountain and road biking.

Cynthia Indergard, Physical Therapist

Cynthia Indergard, PT

Physical Therapist

Cynthia earned her degree in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University located in Loma Linda, CA. She has been practicing Physical Therapy since 1987 specializing in orthopedics and, more specifically, the foot and ankle. Cynthia has been a part of the Mountain Land team since 2005. She enjoys working with people and has always been very athletic and active in sports. Cynthia’s hobbies include activities with her three children, running, hiking, outdoor life, and horses.

Paul Kionka

Paul Kionka, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Paul has practiced therapy since 2009 after receiving his Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from San Jose State University. Paul is skilled in Neuro-developmental Treatment (NDT) for stroke rehabilitation and also specializes in orthopedic injuries including shoulder, hip, and knee replacements.

Paul focuses on each patient as an individual in order to discover and strengthen the patient’s full potential. By understanding each patient’s present challenges, Paul is able to provide treatment that will help them regain the ability to care for themselves and live a independent and fulfilling life.

Outside the clinic, Paul enjoys lap swimming, hiking and playing music on his trombone and flute.

Matt Okelberry, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Matt graduated from Brigham Young University in 2016 with a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science. He went on to earn his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from South College in 2018.

Matt is passionate about treating patients with chronic back and neck pain. Matt incorporates manual therapy in his treatments to provide proven therapeutic effects. He also educates his patients about why pain occurs and from where it originates. By understanding pain, Matt’s patients can alleviate fear of re-injury and regain their previous lifestyle through movement and exercise. As Matt says, exercise is medicine!

When he’s not in the clinic, Matt loves being outdoors and spending time with his wife and two sons. He was a collegiate swimmer, and he loves cheering on Boston sports teams and the Utah Jazz.

Amy Anderton, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Amy earned her Bachelor’s degree in Community Health from Portland State University in 2008. She later went on to earn her Physical Therapy Assistant degree from Mt Hood Community College in 2015.

When treating patients, Amy strives to provide just the right balance of encouragement and compassion. With years of experience under her belt, Amy understands the hard work her patients put in to their recovery and likes to add in an element of fun to help them on the journey.

When she’s not in the clinic, you can find Amy exploring the outdoors and participating in numerous water-based activities such as swimming, fishing and sailing. She also loves to rock climb, and is happy to call Moab home.

Nicholas Nakkache, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Nick’s inspiration to pursue the field of physical therapy stemmed from his father’s career as a neurosurgeon. Nick realized his passion for helping those in need when he became a camp counselor at summer camps for kids with disabilities, and then later on volunteering in hospitals and clinics. He graduated with his Bachelors in Health Science in 2011 from Philadelphia University and then went on to receive his PTA degree in May of 2015 from Provo College.

Nick’s approach to therapy is to motivate his patients to become as independent as possible and to enable them to use their functional abilities to their full potential. His goal with his patients is to help them get back to prior levels of function to improve their daily lives.

When Nick is out of the clinic he loves to be outdoors. He enjoys cruising through the mountains on his motorcycle, climbing mountain summits, downhill skiing and mountain biking.

Christina Steinhauer, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Christina has practiced therapy since 2005 and has been a part of the Mountain Land team since 2017. Christina earned her Physical Therapy Assistant degree from San Juan College and has additional training in wound care, manual therapy, and treating geriatric patients.

Christina first became interested in Physical Therapy when she aided her grandma with her Physical Therapy exercises years ago. After seeing the benefits the therapy provided her Grandma, she knew it was a profession that was a perfect fit for her caring and compassionate nature. Christina also spent time as a therapist in a Nursing Home where she performed wound care when needed. Christina values the well being of each patient tremendously and always focuses on providing consistent quality care.

When she’s not in the clinic, Christina enjoys gardening, fishing and spending time outdoors.

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