Guiding you back, one step at a time, through effective physical, occupational, and speech therapy services.

Whether you’re recovering from joint replacement surgery, a stroke, or are anxious to return to daily activities following an injury, Star Valley Health’s physical therapy and rehabilitation specialists can help. We are dedicated to helping you heal—and reach optimal function and mobility.

Achieve optimal joint and muscle function with custom therapy programs

Physical therapy and rehabilitation are essential for restoring function and mobility to your body. It is also often recommended following a surgical procedure, or as part of continuing care for a chronic illness.

Our expert team of therapists will develop a program tailored to your unique needs, so you can get back to enjoying your life, family and independent living. Star Valley Health’s therapy offers a full continuum of rehabilitation services in inpatient, outpatient, school, and home health settings. Depending on your unique situation, our physical therapy and rehabilitation sessions may include:

  • Therapeutic exercises to increase flexibility, range of motion, coordination, and endurance
  • Balance training and fall prevention
  • Heat packs and cold compresses to reduce swelling, and relieve pain
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Cognitive skills development
  • Vertigo
  • Manual therapy
  • Neuromuscular re-education
  • Assistive and adaptive device training (including crutches, prosthesis, orthotics and wheelchairs)
  • Home exercise instructions
  • Gait training
  • Traction for back and neck pain
  • Trigger point dry needling
  • Patient education

Leading the way in rural rehabilitation services with expert therapists and state-of-the-art facilities

Our team of highly skilled physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech pathologists are pioneers in meeting the unique needs of individuals and their caregivers in rural areas. Having an expansive knowledge and skill set our therapists provide care in a number of settings:

  • Outpatient
  • Inpatient
  • Transitional care
  • Nursing home
  • Home health
  • Schools/Pediatric
  • Aquatic therapy (Spring 2019)
  • Sports medicine
  • Emergency room

A team approach to your care ensures regular communication between the patient, therapists, physicians, case managers, employers, and insurance companies. Our therapy sessions offer one on one patient interaction with a therapist, an athletic trainer, the only certified hand therapist in area. We also provide dry needling (acupuncture) and a therapy pool (spring 2019).

Our state-of-the-art facilities provide open exercise gyms with the latest rehabilitation equipment including an elliptical, stretch cage, arm bike, steppers, core-stixs, wall weights and therapy pool.

SVH Aquatic Therapy

Meet our board certified physical, occupational, and speech therapists

Our therapists have undergone extensive training and are dedicated to helping you recover and get back to the activities you enjoy.

Jessica Draney

Jessica Hall, DPT

Specialty: Physical Therapy

Clinical Externship: Orrock Mendenhall Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy, Orem, UT
DPT: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
BS: Kinesiology and Health, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY

Matt Harris, DPT

Specialty: Physical Therapy

DPT: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA
BS: Health Science, Brigham Young University–Idaho, Rexburg, ID
Certification: Master Certification of Manual Therapy, Hands-On Seminar; Practice of Dry Needling, Spinal Manipulation Institute
Member: American Physical Therapy Association, Idaho Physical Therapy Association

Dan Jeske, MPT

Specialty: Physical Therapy

MPT: Master of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
BS: Exercise Science, Utah State University, Logan, UT
Member: American Physical Therapy Association

Dave Johnson, MPT

Specialty: Physical Therapy

MPT: Master of Physical Therapy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
BS: Exercise Physiology (Pre-Physical Therapy), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Member: American Physical Therapy Association

Billy Kennington, MOT, OTR/L, CHT

Specialty: Occupational Therapy

CertificationCertified Hand Therapist (CHT)
MS: Occupational Therapy, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
AS: Snow College, Ephraim, UT
Member: America Society of Hand Therapists

Cache Kennington, DPT

Specialty: Physical Therapy

Externship: Shoulder and Orthopedic Rehabilitation, The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Murry, UT
DPT: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT
BS: Exercise Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
AS: Western Wyoming Community College, Rock Springs, WY

Allen Simpson, MOT, OTR/L

Specialty: Occupational Therapy

MS: Occupational Therapy, University of North Dakota – Grand Forks, North Dakota
BS: General Studies (Health Science emphasis), University of North Dakota -Grand Forks, North Dakota

Kristen Simpson, COTA/L

Specialty: Occupational Therapy

AS: Occupational Therapy Assistant , Casper College – Casper, WY

Keira Trauntvein, CCC-SLP

Specialty: Speech Therapy

MS: Speech-Language Pathology

Jim Wheeler, MPT

Specialty: Physical Therapy


Korry Wheeler, DPT

Specialty: Physical Therapy

DPT: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT
BS: Biology, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Three conveniently located therapy clinics:

Afton Clinic
67 Doc Perkes Lane
Afton, WY 83110
Phone: 307-885-7878
Fax: 307-885-7877

Thayne Clinic
124 Peterson Parkway
Thayne, WY 83127
Phone: 307-883-7878
Fax: 307-883-7877

Cokeville Clinic
10764 HWY 30
Cokeville, WY 83114
Phone: 307-885-7878
Fax: 307-885-7877

Following an injury or accident, you and your loved ones may feel overwhelmed or unsure of how to manage physical limitations. Our therapy and rehabilitation services are designed to help you restore as much function and mobility as possible, while helping you thrive in daily activities. To learn more about the Star Valley Health Therapy Services, call 307-885-7878 or schedule an appointment using our easy online form.