Nancy Murphy, Physical Therapist

Nancy Murphy, PT, ATRIC, is a Physical Therapist at the STARS Downtown YMCA. She is certified in aquatic therapy (ATRIC) and has training in Graston tool assisted massage. She has 20 years of experience treating diverse orthopedic dysfunction. Nancy enjoys treating people of all ages and activity levels and has a special interest in treating sport related…

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Stephanie Gleason, Pediatric Physical Therapist

I spent most of my childhood in Reno, NV. I was an active kid and participated in gymnastics, swimming and soccer.  When I graduated I knew I wanted to do something in healthcare but wasn’t sure what.  As a child I wanted to be a pediatrician but was intrigued when a friend in high school…

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Dan Eichele, DPT

My first exposure to physical therapy and athletic training was as a small boy following my older brothers during their sporting events. I was always interested in the athletic trainers running on the field to take care of the injured athletes. As I got older and started to play my own sports, my own interest…

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Compassionate Care for All

National Athletic Training Month is held every March in order to spread awareness about the important work of athletic trainers. Athletic trainers are equipped with skills to prevent injury, perform immediate and emergency care, perform clinical evaluation, treat and rehabilitate injuries, as well as organize wellness programs for the overall health of the work force….

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Jason Keel

Growing up in Nebraska, Jason was very active recreationally, although not in organized sports (He says “I’m one of the rare PTs that wasn’t graced with athleticism….”). In high school, he started working out at the local military gym, and began reading as much as he could about anatomy, physiology, and exercise to understand the…

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FREE Healthy Back Class!

Get help for your back! Do you or someone you know suffer from back pain? Get sound knowledge from medical professionals through STARS healthy back class. This FREE class and get educated on how to care and heal from your back problems. Classes are identical month to month and held on the fourth Tuesday of every month….

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Patient Testimonial – Great Job Kevin!

PATIENT TESTIMONIAL OF THE WEEK! KEVIN BRADT, DPT – STARS Nampa Garrity! “Shout out to Kevin Bradt at the Nampa location, I worked with Kevin in November and December after having my knee replaced. My original goal was to be able to climb 5 flights of stairs from our underground parking garage to my desk…

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Kathy McConnell-Dufur

As with most therapists that Kathy McConnell-Dufur work with, her interest in physical therapy started after sustaining a sports injury. In high school, she injured her knee playing basketball resulting in surgery and the need for physical therapy. The therapy team Kathy worked with really kept her motivated during a difficult time as an athlete. With the…

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Ontario Health Plaza – Now RE-OPENED!

We are excited to announce that our Ontario Health Plaza  is now open for business as of January 15, 2018. STARS – Ontario Health Plaza Clinic was temporarily closed due to a water leak starting 7/26/2017. Damages were extensive and restoration on the Ontario Health Plaza is now complete! We apologize for any inconvenience this may…

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Meridian Health Plaza – Patient Thank You!

Our Meridian Health Plaza STARS Clinic recently received the kindest New Year gift from one of our therapy patients. “Happy New Knee” Cookie! Such a wonderful  This giant cookie was shared by all and we love our patients and their terrific sense of humor! We are glad we helped him with his NEW KNEE this…

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