I am a clinical owner and rehab specialist. I will teach you how to optimize appropriate rehab programs to achieve the best functional outcomes within the new health care guidelines!
Expertise includes all forms of orthopedic and neurological diagnoses including traumatic head injuries, cerebral vascular accidents, pathological conditions, orthopedic insults and postsurgical care. -Kimberly A. Contryman, PT, DPT, NCS, OCS
Kimberly A. Contryman, PT, DPT, NCS, OCS earned her masters of physical therapy in 1991 from Northern Arizona University. She was NDT certified in 1995, received her certification as a neurology specialist by the APTA in 2000 and received her certification as an orthopedic specialist in 2002. In May of 2002 the University of Southern California awarded Kim a doctorate of physical therapy. She received the Order of the Golden Cane, which is the highest honor awarded to graduates who demonstrate outstanding accomplishments in a variety of professional areas. While in her doctoral program at USC, Kim worked as an assistant instructor in the DPT program at the university as well as treating physical therapy patients. Dr. Contryman was awarded the Outstanding Mentorship Award for her exceptional skill in assisting students to master difficult curricular content. Throughout her career, Dr. Contryman’s primary focus in physical therapy has always been on providing both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. In addition to hands-on physical therapy, Dr. Contryman was a clinical manager for over five years. Kim received the 5-Star Award given to outstanding employees within that health system. Kim is frequently a guest lecturer and is involved in teaching at various colleges within her geographical area. Neurology and orthopedics form an important part of Dr. Costello’s background. Her expertise includes all forms of orthopedic and neurological diagnoses including traumatic head injuries, cerebral vascular accidents, pathological conditions, orthopedic insults and postsurgical care. Presently, Dr. Contryman owns Blue Ridge Physical Therapy where she treats a diverse population of patients with a variety of diagnoses focusing on orthopedic and neurological insults. Kim demonstrates a hands-on approach individualized to each patient rather than to each diagnosis