Physical Therapy

From the child with developmental disorders to the teen athlete recovering from an injury to the senior adult with arthritis, physical therapy helps people make the most of their abilities.

Perham Health physical therapy staff work with patients in the hospital, home care clients, nursing home residents, outpatients, and people in the work place.


Services for all types of patient needs, including acute, sub-acute, pediatric, geriatric, and outpatient populations, are provided by our physical therapy department. The department utilizes the latest in therapeutic and rehab equipment, specializing in orthopedic, sports, spinal, neurologic, and industrial injuries, and Parkinson’s disease.

LSVT BIG for person's with Parkinson's disease is a movement-based therapy program directed towards increasing the amplitude of movement in in order to improve their balance, strength, mobility, and overall function.  It may potentially contribute to slowing the progression of Parkinson’s disease.


 Perham Health Nelson Therapy Center (218) 347-1590


Learn more about our therapists:


Pete Anderson, DPT


Dave Dahl, DPT


Sarah Gillespie, DPT


Theresa Howe, PT


Matt Johnson, PT