More Movement, More Energy

Exercise Essentials Flexibility, strength, and stability are needed to keep you loose and pain free... Always consult your physical therapist or physician before starting exercises you are unsure of doing.

Good For Your Low Back

Helps With Knee And Hip Pain

EXERCISE BALL - PRAYER STRETCH While kneeling with an exercise ball in front of you, slowly lean forward and roll the ball forward until a stretch is felt. Hold for 10 seconds and repeat 3 times.

IT BAND - STRETCH - SIDELYING Start by lying on your side with your back near the edge of your bed or table. Your affected leg should be on top. Next, let the top leg lower behind you as you maintain an extended knee as shown. You should feel a gentle stretch along the side of your leg. Hold for 10 seconds and repeat 3 times.


Staff Spotlights

Wearepleased tooffer thephysical therapyskillsand incredible teammate traitsofDerrickWebb,DPT to thePinnaclePhysical Therapy and Sports Medicine Staff in our Post Falls location. Derrick recentlygraduated from theDPTprogramatOhioState Universityandbeganprovidinghisuniqueexpertise inhelping people with Back, Neck, Shoulder, Hip, Knee and Foot/Ankle problems at the Post Falls location in July. Prior to earning his doctorate degree in Physical Therapy, Derrick attended CentralWashingtonUniversityand receivedaBachelor’sdegree in Clinical Physiology. Derrick also competed as a collegiate baseball athlete for 4 years and had his own experiences with Stefanieattendedgraduateschoolat IndianaUniversity2009, and receivedherundergraduatedegree inBAAeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University 1998. She worked for IU Health in Monticello and Lafayette, Indiana from July 2009 to Aug 2016. Prior to her interest in Physical Therapy, she served in the USAF and worked in the field of aviation. While only here for a week, Stefanie states it is clear the staff have great camaraderie and pride in their work. It is a very supportive atmosphere for patients! Stefanie enjoys working with post surgical patients assisting them in returning to the JohnreceivedhisDoctorateDegree inPhysicalTherapy fromthe UniversityofNorthDakota in2005.Since then,hehasadvanced hisprofessionalskills inoutpatientorthopedics;specializing in neck and back pain, pediatrics, sports medicine, and personal training. John’s patients would agree that he has a very hands on approach; this allows him to identify a patient’s injury and hone in on, not only fixing that, but helping them to become moreactiveandprevent injuries in the future.Additionally,John has spent the last seven years doing volunteer work related to sports medicine and the training of young athletes.

injuriesandwitnessedfirsthandthebenefitsofPhysicalTherapy work in restoring functionand relievingpain.Derrick’s interests outside of providing great physical therapy care to patients of all ages include sports medicine, shoulder pathologies, treating and training overhead athletes, and restoring activity after knee injuries such as ACL reconstructions. Outside of work,Derrickenjoysfishing,hunting,andsnowboarding.He is scheduling visits now with New Patients and achieving great results with his patients. activities they enjoy. She also enjoys seeing patients who come to therapy with pain or weakness, wanting to improve their health. “I love to watch the patient progess toward their goalsandsucceed!”Stefanieenjoyshobbiessuchas,spending timeat the lakeandenjoying thebeautyofNorthern Idaho.She believesPhysicalTherapyallowspeople to takecontrolof their healthandwellbeing.Sheenjoyshelpingpeoplemeet functional goals, tobecomestrongerandhealthierand tounderstand their bodies.PhysicalTherapyallowsStefanie todo these things. “I am blessed to have the opportunity to do what I do!”

Derrick Webb, DPT

Stefanie Wren, DPT

OurDPTJohn iscurrently in theEvidence InMotionOrthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship Program. He has also recently taught InstrumentAssistedSoftTissueMobilization forMedical Minds in Motion.

INSTRUCTOR: Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization: Soft Tissue Manual Tool Level 1 CURRENTLY PURSUING: Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship

John Sayler, DPT

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