STAR
3725 West 4100 South
West Valley City, UT 84120

801-679-0123
801-996-8743 (fax)

Hours:

Mon, Wed & Fri  6am - 7pm
Tue & Thu 8am - 4pm

Clinic Director: Jerry Geurts
Office Manager:

Overview and Map

Rocky Mountain Therapy Services/West Valley City has been providing services in West Valley City since 1983 and in this location with Granger Medical Clinic since 1999. We work with the physicians in our community as well as those throughout the Wasatch front. Through our relationship with physicians, we are able to provide a quality outcome and patient education focus to clients.

Rocky Mountain Therapy Services has been a provider of comprehensive and state of the art Sports Medicine services in the West Valley and surrounding areas for more than 20 years. We provide Athletic Training services to local high school, college, and professional teams. Our efforts extend to the community sports clubs as well. RMTS is committed to excellence in the delivery of our services including injury assessment and treatment, rehabilitation, orthopedic access, consultation and education.

We are currently working with various local High Schools. We also provide the medical care for all the athletes at Salt Lake Community College which includes a full time onsite Athletic Trainer, Physical Therapist for rehabilitation, and physician for game coverage. We have provided medical care for the Utah Grizzlies hockey team since their arrival in 1995 and cared for the Salt Lake Golden Eagles until they were relocated out of state. Kearns Rugby and the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association also utilize our expertise. We are continually providing our support to many soccer tournaments, races, and other community athletic events.
Our staff continues to look for opportunities to serve the community in which we reside. In short, RMTS is fully committed to providing local athletes the absolute best, most comprehensive and convenient medical care available.

Conditions We Treat - Services

Physical Therapists are trained to treat and educate patients in a wide range of medical needs and problems. Some of the conditions we treat include:
Strain/sprains to the arm, leg, neck and back
Rehabilitation after broken bones
Pre-surgery conditioning
Post-surgery mobility and strengthening

Balance disorders
Whiplash
Tension headaches
Carpal Tunnel
Tennis Elbow
Ergonomic assessment
Posture alignment assessment and correction
Physical performance and condition testing
Sports condition / Fitness assessment

In addition to the many conditions we treat at our clinic, our Sports Medicine staff provides many offsite services. These include:
Pre-participation Sports Physicals
Concussion Testing
Bumps and Bruises (free weekend services at RMTS to athletes during Football season)
Orthopedic referrals
On site Injury assessment and rehabilitation
Consultation for off-season training

Billing & Payment

Aetna Altius Auto Owners
BCBS Cigna Health Care Medicare
Medicare HMO Molina Public Employes Health Program
Travelers United Healthcare Workers Comp Fund of Utah

Our Team

Clinic Director: Gerald (Jerry) Geurts, PT, ATC

  Jerry began his career with RMTS in 1991 and is the Director of the Granger Medical (STAR) Clinic. As a valued leader and partner in RMTS, He has earned the respect of physicians and his fellow colleagues. His expertise qualified him to serve as the team therapist for sports teams like the Utah Grizzlies and Blaze. In 2002, during the Salt Lake Winter Olympics, Jerry achieved one of his unique career aspirations by becoming the 2002 Olympic Hockey Venu Medical Supervisor. Jerry and his wife Kim have four daughters. He loves to hike, golf and enjoy the outdoors with his family and friends.

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Physical Therapist: Rick Wortley, PT, MBA

 Rick graduated from the University of Utah in 1987 and has been working as an outpatient orthopedic therapist for 25 years. He is currently enrolled with A.T. Still University, working on his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. In his free time he likes to hike and is trying to get to the highest point of each county in Utah. He also likes to spend time with his family water skiing and golfing. He is not a believer in the "no pain no gain" theory. He believes that it is better to make gains without increasing pain when possible.

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Therapist: Keith Ludwig, MPT

  Keith began working for RMTS in 1994 after earning a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. Keith is a sports fan but also actively participates as well having engaged in Triathlons as a source of excitement. Keith and his wife have two children and enjoy family outings.

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Therapist: R. Brian Cragun, DPT

  Brian earned a Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Utah. He has practiced for the last 9 years in outpatient orthopedics and specializes in injury and post-surgical care for all ages. Brian is also trained in helping individuals who experience balance difficulty and are prone to falls. He enjoys watching and participating in sports, especially football and basketball, and loves spending time with his wife Jaime, and their three children hiking, biking, camping, cooking, traveling, and trying new foods.

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Therapist: Kristen Nielson-Jones, OT, CHT

   Kristen graduated from NY University School of Medicine in1995 with her Occupational Therapy degree. In 2001 she completed her Hand Therapy Certification and now specializes in the therapeutic treatment of hand injuries. Kristen has worked at RMTS for fifteen years. Along with her husband they live in Orem and enjoy skiing the mountains of Utah.

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Athletic Trainer: Shelly Head, ATC-L

  Shelly started with RMTS in the summer of 2003. She is a native Utahan born in Sandy UT. Graduated Jordan High in 1995 attended school at Dixie College and finished at the University of Utah where he received her ATC-L. I love to read and enjoy movies especially the fantasy genre.

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Athletic Trainer: Dylan Matters, ATC-L

  Dylan graduated from the University of Utah in 2015 with his Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training. I have worked at RMTS since February 2013 as a PT aide and ATC for both Cyprus and Hunter High schools. I am currently applying to Physical Therapy School and hope to start the summer of 2016. I enjoy all things outdoor, especially hiking with my dog Rex.

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Office Manager: Cherine Brydson

  Cherine has been with RMTS for 12 years. She started as an aide and is now the office manager. Cherine is the first person that each patient interacts with as they start their therapy. She is a proud mother of a daughter who is in college. I enjoy the outdoors and boating and am an avid walker

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Office: Penie Velis

  Penie started with RMTS five years ago. She also is one of the first to help get patients registered and started on their therapy. Penie has two children. Her daughter was married this summer and just started Nursing school in Boise. Her son just began his second year at Weber State University. She Loves to spend time with her family and traveling to Idaho to visit her daughter and son-in-law. Is active and likes to run and walk and play with her new great niece.