Jesse joined About You Physical Therapy in March of 2013. A native of Rapid City and graduate of Rapid City Central High School, he earned his Bachelor of Science degree from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and his Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of South Dakota.
Jesse’s skill set is a product of training through the Postural Restoration Institute, Mulligan concept and with Selected Functional Movement Assessment, among other movement science perspectives.
Katie joined About You Physical Therapy in 2011. Katie is not new to the Black Hills area as she attended South Dakota School of Mines and Technology for her undergraduate degree. Katie's desire to become a physical therapist comes from an active lifestyle and personal experiences with physical therapy recovering from sports injuries in high school and college. Katie also has a deep passion for helping others in which she feels blessed to be able to apply these passions in her professional career. Katie and her husband are proud parents to Taylor, Leighton, and Cooper.
Laura graduated from California State University, Fresno with a Master’s of Physical Therapy in 1994. She moved to Rapid City in 2001. Laura and her family enjoy the many activities found in God’s beautiful landscape in the great outdoors of the Black Hills.
Laura founded About You Physical Therapy on March 1, 2011. The inspiration for About You Physical Therapy brings together the best care available in physical therapy and combines it with the “About You” caring for the love of our neighbors with a mind, body, heart and Spirit guidance.
Karen joined About You Physical Therapy in 2013. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 1986.
She has specialized training in the areas of Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery, Postural Restoration (PRI), manual therapy for the spine and extremities, mobilization with movement, and myofascial release techniques. She has experience in osteoporosis prevention and management. Karen is a Certified Functional Movement Specialist for the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and the Functional Movement Screen (FMS).
Karen enjoys teaching people of all ages about the prevention and management of pain and she provides the tools needed for the restoration of proper movement patterns for daily living.
Brad joined About You Physical Therapy in October 2013 excited to contribute to a growing practice that is dedicated and focused on providing excellent care for every client. After completing a B.S. degree in human biology at Grand Canyon University, he earned a Master of Science degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences at A.T. Still University. His thesis included research regarding the curvature of the human spine and its measurement. The treatment of spine related maladies has continues to be his most compelling area of interest. Having 16 years of experience, Brad provides a broad range of excellent care and skilled physical therapy involving a wide range of physical issues. Since 2008 he has focused continuing education from the Postural Restoration Institute and is a Postural Restoration Trained physical therapist.
Matt Dormann is a Rapid City native and a graduate of Stevens High School. He attended the University of Sioux Falls where he played football and graduated with a Biology degree. Matt received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2004. Matt became certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA in 2005. He returned to Rapid City in 2005 to become the owner of SOAR Physical Therapy. In 2015, SOAR Physical Therapy merged with About You Physical Therapy.
Matt’s clinical areas of interest include orthopedic and sports rehab, post-surgical rehab, and running injuries. He has specialized training in the areas of Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), manual therapy, prevention and treatment of running injuries, golf fitness, and postural dysfunction and restoration. Matt is also certified in the Functional Movement Screen (FMSc).
Ashley joined About You Physical Therapy in June 2015. Ashley is a native of Rapid City where she attended Rapid City Central High School. She went on to the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND where she played volleyball and received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science prior to earning a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota.
Ashley was drawn to Physical Therapy by her passion for human anatomy, movement patterns, evidence-based practice, and teaching others; and chose to join the About You Physical Therapy family for the emphasis that is placed on skilled compassionate care. The all encompassing approach of mind, body, spirit, and well-being drives Ashley in her quest to provide amazing service to clients. In her free time she enjoys playing recreational sports, running, and enjoying the outdoors with her husband Garrett and little girl Charlie.
Garrett joined About You Physical Therapy in November of 2015, excited about the emphasis on and opportunity to provide skilled, compassionate care. After all, he was drawn to Physical Therapy by a passion for improving the human condition and a desire to combine the academic and research with practical, applicable, empathetic care, with the idea that it is for YOU and to match YOUR desired lifestyle and circumstance. As he grew into the profession, he became increasingly interested in facing health rather than reacting to injury and disease and thus built an on-site service for employers and employees geared at just that.
Beyond that, he spends as much time as possible with his beautiful wife, Ashley Pfeiffer, and daughter while also engaging in several recreational sports and home improvement projects.
Erin joined About You Physical Therapy in 2017. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science at Black Hills State University, where she was a member of the cross country and track teams. She then received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2016.
Erin's desire to become a physical therapist began at a young age. She has specialized training in the area of Postural Restoration and enjoys treating individuals of all ages and walks of life, with a special interest in rehabilitating runners. Erin is a compassionate individual who is driven to aid patients in regaining their prior level of function and reaching their full potential. When not working in the clinic, Erin enjoys running, biking, hiking, and spending time with her husband, Trev.