ABOUT

Our expert team of physical therapists have over 65 years of combined expertise treating sports and orthopedic injuries. We hold advanced degrees and certifications from the top universities around the country.

Established in 2004, Great Northern is one of the leading outpatient orthopedic clinics...

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MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Christian Appel

PT, DPT, OCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Christian graduated from the University of Montana in 1991 and obtained his clinical doctorate from the EIM Institute of Health Professions in 2012. Christian is a board certified orthopedic specialist and certified in Functional Dry Needling and McKenzie. He is a faculty affiliate with the University of Montana and serves as president of the Montana chapter of the APTA. Christian enjoys river sports, rock climbing, fly fishing, archery and shooting.

Kate Dolan

PT, DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Kate Dolan is a native of Bozeman. She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Montana and was awarded the Nora Staael Evert Scholarship Award for outstanding leadership qualities. She was a Division One ski racer at The University of Denver where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Science and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Jim Sykes

PT, DPT, OCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Jim is a board certified Orthopedic Specialist. He grew up on a farm in western Montana and completed his undergraduate degree in exercise science and sports medicine at Montana State University. After graduating, Jim earned his doctorate in physical therapy at the University of Montana and conducted research with NASA studying the effect of prolonged exposure to zero gravity.

Kara Neil

MSPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Kara was born and raised in Bigfork, Montana and graduated from Montana State University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science. She obtained her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2001.

Amy Appel

PT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Amy graduated from the University of Montana school of physical therapy. Her focus is on bringing physical therapy to the home.

Anna Collins

PT, Cert MDT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

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CLINIC CONTACT INFORMATION

1419 N 14th Ave, Unit A
Bozeman, MT 59715

CANCELLATION POLICY

We kindly ask that you notify us no later than 24 hours in advance for all rescheduling and cancellations. Thank you.

THIS CLINIC OFFERS VIDEO APPOINTMENTS

If you're not sure you can make it into the physical therapy clinic for an in-person appointment, you may be interested in requesting a TelePT video appointment. A session with a certified telehealth physical therapist could help you receive treatment from virtually anywhere.

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