Our Mission, Vision and Values

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Community Involvement

Across Illinois and Iowa you'll find Rock Valley employees helping to make their communities better places to live and work

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Rock Valley Physical Therapy is a great place to work. Learn more about our career opportunities.

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About Us

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Opportunity at Rock Valley Physical Therapy

Rock Valley is a great place to work. Our focus on individual patient needs gives us a common purpose, encouraging teamwork and a commitment to excellence in patient care. Please consider us when you’re looking to make a positive change or if you have an interest in a specific opening listed.

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We are a provider for most local private insurance carriers and participate in many regional networks.

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Send-a-Friend Consultation

Our Send-a-Friend program offers a free one-on-one consultation to evaluate your condition. Receive helpful answers about your pain or injury and discuss if continuing therapy is right for you.


It seems like there’s always something new happening at Rock Valley.

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Physical Therapy is an intensely personal experience.

Orthopedic and Sports Physical

Back, neck, shoulder and knee pain can keep you from enjoying life.

Health, Wellness & Fitness

Good health is an economic advantage!


Aquatic therapy is a great, low impact way to deliver impressive results.

Specialized Hand Therapy

The inability to use our hands due to injury or surgery is a constant source of stress.

Neurological Rehabilitation

Neurological conditions result from problems with your nervous system.

Sports Performance

We use what we know to provide you with a comprehensive evaluation and individualized treatment.

Women's Health

It’s important for you to know that our Women's Health program isn’t a sideline of our practice.

Our Therapists

We take great pride in the efforts of our team.

Iowa Quad Cities & Surrounding

Davenport, DeWitt, Muscatine and Bettendorf

Illinois Quad Cities & Surrounding

Geneseo, Moline, Morrison, Prophetstown and Silvis

Northern Iowa

Denver, Waterloo and Waverly

Central Iowa

Polk City, Des Moines, West Des Moines, Waukee, Ankeny and Greenfield

Clinton Area

Camanche and Clinton, IA and Savanna, IL

Central Illinois

Peoria and Washington

About Us

Simply put, our goal is to make as great a difference in as many lives as possible, one at a time.


Our staff looks forward to helping you at one of our 42 locations in Iowa and Illinois.

Our Staff

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We focus on you! Success only comes when we can help you return to a healthy lifestyle.

For Patients

Please use our library of resources to help you prepare for your visit and learn more about PT.


There’s always something new happening at RVPT!


Rock Valley is a great place to work! Ranked #11 in Iowa's Top Workplaces in 2013.

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West Des Moines, IA

The staff at Rock Valley West Des Moines are trained in all areas of orthopedics and sports medicine, with specialized training in: 
- Occupational & Hand Therapy
- Women's Health & Pelvic PT
- Balance & Vestibular Therapy 
- Workers Comp & Return to Work
- Running & Throwing Video Analysis
- Health & Wellness Coaching
- ROCKFIT fitness program designed specially for women. 

For your convenience you can now set up an appointment or pre-register for your appointment at any of our locations. Click one of the two options below for more information.

Community Engagement: 

The Central Iowa Rock Valley Physical Therapy clinics are very honored and privileged to work with the WDM Soccer Club!  We are excited to work with soccer athletes to rehabilitate injuries and  help  become better and stronger athletes through Physical Therapy Rehabilitation.  We believe we’ll be able to help prevent injuries through education, specific programming and collaboration with all involved.  These relationships we develop in our community with WDM Soccer and DMOS are essential to our clinic growth and professional development as we strive to keep kids healthy and active. 


Iowa Catholic Radio Broadcast:

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-Balance / fall risk

-Return to Activity / sport safely and effectively.






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Patient Testimonials

5700 University Ave., Suite 222
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Ph: 515.221.1621
Fax: 515.221.1626


Mon-Thu 6:00 am to 6:00 pm

Fri 6:00 am to 3:00 pm

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Our Team

Rebecca received her BA in Biology from Warburg College in 2005 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from St. Ambrose University in 2007. She is an active member of the APTA an Read More
Jaimee received her Bachelor's degree from Loras College in Criminal Justice in 2005 and her Physical Therapy Assistant degree from BlackHawk College in 2009. Read More
Dave received his Bachelor's degree and worked on his first Master's degree from the University of Northern Iowa in 1994 and 1995, and his Master's in ... Read More
Matt received his BA in Exercise Science in 2014 from Western Illinois University and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2017 from Des Moines University. He is an active membe Read More
Kara received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy and Psychology from St. Ambrose University in 1996. She obtained her Certification in Hand Therapy ... Read More
Phil earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in 2010. Prior to graduate school, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sports Science from Loras C Read More
Cathy received her Bachelor's degree from Wartburg College in 2004 and her DPT from Des Moines University in 2007. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy ...Read More
Tom received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Iowa State University in 2004. He went on to earn his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Iowa ... Read More
Beth received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science with minor in Athletic Training from Iowa State University in 1988 and her Master's in ... Read More

April is originally from Des Moines, IA and currently resides in Johnston, IA. She enjoys painting, gardening, reading, biking and traveling to the beach. She is the Jr./Sr. Read More
Heidi grew up in Omaha, NE and is currently residing in Urbandale, IA. Outside of work, Heidi enjoys biking on the beautiful trails of Iowa. She also enjoys spend time with her Read More
Kaitlyn grew up and is still currently residing in West Des Moines, IA. Outside of work, Kaitlyn enjoys running, biking, going to the movies and hanging out with family and frie Read More