About Us

A team of experienced specialists who are committed to providing complete physical therapy care to the Cedar Valley

Since 1983, Cedar Valley Physical Therapy has has been serving the community to help patients return to normal work, recreation and daily living activity. Our team is composed of knowledgeable, highly trained providers who offer the most diversified services in the area, including treatments for:

  • chronic degeneration and pain conditions
  • joint replacements, reconstructions and other post-surgical recoveries
  • athletics, age, and work-related injuries
  • vestibular balance issues
  • pelvic and urological complications and women’s health issues
  • outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation care
  • occupational rehabilitation and pre-offer testing

Our team of physical therapists (PTs) has over 120 combined years of experience, and our group of certified athletic trainers (ATCs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) has more than 110 years of total experience. We invite you to explore each provider’s bio below to learn more about his or her areas of expertise, education, and experience and how we can put it to work for you.

Our Team

PT Director - Ray Harrington

Ray Harrington, PT

Director of Physical Therapy Services

PRACTICING SINCE:

1983

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

Orthopedics, shoulder and back rehabilitation

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Fishing, drag racing and coaching baseball

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

Cornell University, Mt. Vernon, IA – BS, 1981

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA – Certificate in Physical Therapy, 1983

PRIMARY CLINIC:

Waterloo – Logan Clinic
1631 Logan Ave
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

Mitch Fonley, PT, MPT

Cari Graham, PT, DPT

PT - Mitch Fonley
PRIMARY CLINIC:

Waterloo – Logan Clinic
1631 Logan Ave
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

PRACTICING SINCE:

2003

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

Outpatient orthopedics, occupational and sports rehabilitation

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Sports, history, fishing, and family

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – BA (Biomedicine), 2000

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA – MS (Physical Therapy), 2003

PT - Cari Graham
PRIMARY CLINIC:

Cedar Falls – OrthoAgility Clinic
4612 Prairie Parkway
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

PRACTICING SINCE:

2010

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

Orthopedics, Manual Therapy and Vestibular Rehabilitation

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Family, shopping, watching Iowa Hawkeyes

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – BA, 2007

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

Clarke University, Dubuque, IA – DPT, Physical Therapy, 2010

Jennifer Hansen, PT, MPT

Taylor Kettman, PT, DPT

PRIMARY CLINIC:

Waterloo – Tower Park Clinic
125 E. Tower Park Drive
Waterloo, Iowa 50701

PRACTICING SINCE:

1997

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

Outpatient Orthopedics, Manual Therapy

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Family, UNI Panthers

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – BA Biology, 1993

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA – MPT, Physical Therapy, 1997

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

APTA – American Physical Therapy Association
IPTA – Iowa Physical Therapy Association

PRIMARY CLINIC:

Cedar Falls – OrthoAgility Clinic
4612 Prairie Parkway
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

PRACTICING SINCE:

2019

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

Sports Rehabilitation, Orthopedics and Manual Therapy

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – BA, 2015

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

Creighton University, Omaha, NE – DPT, 2019

Stefanie Swinton, PT, DPT

Monica White, PT, DPT

PT - Stefanie Swinton
PRIMARY CLINIC:

Waterloo – Tower Park Clinic
125 E. Tower Park Drive
Waterloo, Iowa 50701

PRACTICING SINCE:

2012

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

Orthopedics, Manual Therapy, Balance Training and Vestibular Rehabilitation

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Family, canoeing, sports and reading

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – BA, 2008

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

Des Moines University Medicine & Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA – DPT, 2012

PT - Monica White
PRIMARY CLINIC:

Waterloo – Tower Park Clinic
125 E. Tower Park Drive
Waterloo, Iowa 50701

PRACTICING SINCE:

2008

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

Pelvic Floor Muscle Dysfunction, Urinary and Fecal Incontinence, Pelvic Pain, Pregnancy and Postpartum Period, and Orthopedics

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Family, canoeing, sports and reading

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN – BS (Psychology), 2005

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

Des Moines University Medicine & Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA – DPT, 2008

Oz Wolfensperger, PT, DPT

PT - Oz Wolfensperger
PRIMARY CLINIC:

Cedar Falls – UNI Clinic
2351 Hudson Road Suite 164
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

PRACTICING SINCE:

2017

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

Orthopedics, Sports Rehabilitation and Manual Therapy

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – BA, 2014

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

Des Moines University Medicine & Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA – DPT, 2017

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

APTA – American Physical Therapy Associates
IPTA – Iowa Physical Therapy Association

PTA - Mandi Denner

Mandi Denner, MS, PTA, ATC, LAT

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 2012

EDUCATION:

Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA – BA, Athletic Training, 2008

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – MS, Athletic Training, 2010

Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, IA – AA, Physical Therapist Assistant, 2012

PTA - Becky Jost

Rebecca Jost, PTA

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 2010

EDUCATION:

Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA – AA, Physical Therapist Assistant, 2010

PTA - Kristi Lutz

Kristin Lutz, PTA

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 2008

EDUCATION:

Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA – AA, Physical Therapist Assistant, 2008

PTA - Steffanie Merchant

Steffanie Merchant, PTA

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 2006

EDUCATION:

Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA – AA, Physical Therapist Assistant, 2006

PTA - Erin Renn

Erin Renn, PTA

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 2008

EDUCATION:

Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA – AA, Physical Therapist Assistant, 2008

PTA - Mary Van Horn

Mary Van Horn, PTA, ATC, LAT

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 2019

EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – BA, Athletic Training, 2016

Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, IA – AA, Physical Therapist Assistant, 2018

PTA - Jake Westphal

Jacob Westphal, PTA

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 2009

EDUCATION:

Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA – AA, Physical Therapist Assistant, 2009

PTA - Makenze Yungtum

Makenze Mobley Yungtum, PTA

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 2013

EDUCATION:

Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, IA – AA, Physical Therapist Assistant, 2013

David Fricke, MS, ATC, LAT

Director of Athletic Training Services

PRACTICING SINCE:

1990

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS:

Sports medicine, orthopedic bracing, occupation rehabilitation, and professional, college and high-school athletics.

PERSONAL INTERESTS:

Family activities, golf, fishing, attending sporting events and keeping up with the latest injury reports and the latest trends in professional athletics.

EDUCATION:
Undergraduate Education:

Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY – BS, Athletic Training, 1990

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – MS, Athletic Training, 2006

 

Pete Watters, ATC, LAT

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 1995

EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – BA, Athletic Training and Health Education, 1995

Provides athletic training services to Cedar Falls High School.

Nate Person, ATC, LAT

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 2018

EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – BA, Athletic Training, 2018

Provides athletic training services to Waterloo West High School.

MacKenzie Nuss, MS, ATC, LAT

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 2016

EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – BA, Athletic Training, 2016

Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI MS, Athletic Training, 2018

Provides athletic training services to Hudson High School.

Austin Swangel, ATC, LAT

EXPERIENCE:

Practicing Since: 2019

EDUCATION:

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA – BA, Athletic Training, 2019

Provides athletic training services to Waterloo East High School.