Connie Simpson, PT, CLT

Connie has been a Physical Therapist for 33 years and is also is one of the original therapists at STARS, dating back to May 1996 (23 years)! Connie has loved being a part of STARS because of the focus on Excellence of service to all patients. Connie’s Certifications and Continuing Education: -Vestibular and Balance Rehab Certification…

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Taigan Neibaur, DPT

Taigan enjoys treating patients of varying backgrounds and ages. He received a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Idaho State University. He competed for the Idaho State Track Team where he was a sprinter and relay runner. Prior to starting physical therapy school he worked as a certified personal trainer. He received a Doctorate of…

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Ally Pearson, PT, DPT

STARS physical therapist Dr. Ally Pearson, PT, DPT works at Saint Alphonsus Meridian Health Plaza. Ally graduated from the University of Utah with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2015. Her mission is to help people of all ages reach to their full functional ability.  Dr. Pearson uses functional movement assessment to find areas of…

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Free Incontinence Seminar

Do you find yourself running to the bathroom or closing your legs as you sneeze? Trust us, you are not alone. Saint Alphonsus physicians and STARS Physical Therapist, Julie Dunn are specialists that can offer solutions for incontinence and pelvic floor weakness. Our goal is to help facilitate return of normal bladder control and teach…

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Brian Pfaff, DC, MBA

STARS Chiropractor Brian Pfaff, utilizes a team approach to patient care and frequently collaborates with physical therapists and physicians at Saint Alphonsus to provide comprehensive care for his patients. Dr. Pfaff’s focus of care is to restore normal function and help people return to their lives without needing continued care. Home exercises and stretches are also provided…

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JoJo Brunelle, PT, DPT

JoJo Brunelle: December 2018 Physical Therapist of the Month! JoJo practices at the Joint Preservation and Reconstruction Center, where she has a unique role, working in clinic with Darin Jurgensmeier, MD and Derek Kunz, MD, as a member of their patient care team. She provides assessments in conjunction with the physicians for patient with complex…

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EXERCISE! Get Out and Move!

  Cold weather and the holiday bustle make the opportunity to exercise difficult, if not impossible. According to an article by In Motion, a publication of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, even just minimal exercise can make a big impact! Exercise is perhaps the closest thing to a “Miracle Drug” in existence. The…

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Julie Dunn, PT, DPT, CMPT

Julie Dunn: November 2018 Physical Therapist of the Month! Julie practices at the STARS Meridian Talus location. Julie is also a STARS provider at the Mulvaney OBGYN clinic on the Boise hospital campus. She received a Bachelor’s in Spanish from Boise State University, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Idaho State University. After graduating,…

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is important to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, and provide greater access to services.  Although many great strides have been made in breast cancer awareness and treatment, there remains much to be accomplished. It is important to stress that women need to be…

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October is National Physical Therapy Month!

In October, we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month. Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants from STARS Physical Therapy can help improve and restore motion to your life. This recognition is an opportunity to highlight the fact that we are your trusted experts in helping you to improve your quality of life by keeping healthy, fit,…

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