Finn B. Gerstell, PT, DPT, OCS
Expertise: Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, Pain Science/Persistent Pain syndromes
Finn received a BS in 1999 and a Master’s of physical therapy degree in 2001 from the University of Utah. He was awarded board certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2004 (re-credentialed in 2014), and received a clinical doctorate degree from Regis University in 2012. He is currently pursuing a fellowship in manual orthopedic physical therapy with Evidence in Motion.
Finn’s clinical interests include sports and orthopedic disorders, low back pain, neck pain, prevention and nonoperative treatment of ACL injuries, and the clinical application of evidence based practice.
Finn’s physical therapy career began in the U.S. Navy, where he served as a Hospital Corpsman and eventually was trained as a physical therapy technician. He gained valuable experience and eventually left the military to pursue a physical therapy degree. Prior to graduation, Finn interned with the University of Utah sports medicine and athletic training departments as well as several sports and orthopedic physical therapy clinics.
Upon graduation, Finn moved to Tennessee to experience the South and join a group of outpatient physical therapy clinics. Prior to moving to Steamboat Springs in 2006, he served as the clinic director of a large multi-specialty clinic in Cleveland, Tennessee.
Outside the clinic Finn tries to take advantage of all that Steamboat Springs has to offer including mountain/road biking, fly fishing, alpine and nordic skiing, and camping/backpacking while spending time with his wife, Roxanne, and daughter, Carsen.
Emily Harris, DPT
Expertise: Pain Science/Persistent Pain Syndromes, Running Injuries
Emily Graduated from the University of Alabama in 1993, with a BS in Sports Fitness Management. She moved to Steamboat Springs shortly thereafter, and spent several years working as a tennis pro at the Steamboat Tennis Center, where she also coached the Girls High School Team. Emily returned to school in 2003, to the University of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, Florida, where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy. During the past several years she has worked in many clinical setting, from orthopedics to neurological, from acute hospital care to outpatient sports therapy. She brings a winning attitude and a warm smile to her broad-based, whole patient approach to therapy. Emily shares her life in the Yampa Valley with her husband, Craig, and enjoys outdoor recreation, travel, and has a great appreciation for good food and fine wine.