Trevor Schmidt, PT, DPT will join the Valley-Wide Health Systems Physical Therapy department June 30th. He is a graduate of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri He did his physical therapy observation hours with the current staff at Valley-Wide and was drawn back due to the department’s professional culture.
“The time spent observing at Valley-Wide was my first direct experience with PT. The staff I worked with played a major role in my
decision to continue on with my PT studies”.
Trevor is eager to treat a wide range of patient ages and diagnoses. He especially is interested in manual therapy and hopes to progress his skills thru mentorship within the department and continuing education courses. He also enjoys working with patients with all orthopedic issues from a sprained ankle to recovering from surgery. He looks forward to using various manual therapy techniques and therapeutic exercises to help patients find relief when dealing with chronic pain.
Trevor has a family connection to the San Luis Valley through his wife. He spent five years here while fulfilling physical therapy requirements at Adams State University which subsequently mark his longest stretch living in one area. Trevor is fluent in Spanish having grown up in Ecuador. He enjoys playing or watching almost any sport, learning something new and hanging out with friends around a good bonfire.
For more information call Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. at 589-5149.