Joe Howe, RPT
Joe Howe, partner of Therapy West, attended BYU and received his pre-Physical Therapy degree, then attended St. Louis University when he graduated as a Registered Physical Therapist. Before moving to Ephraim, UT, where he has lived for 23 years, he practiced in rehabilitation clinic in Sandy UT dealing with hand, spinal and brain injuries. Continuing education involves working with orthopedic surgeons on Saturday mornings at Snow College during football season to go through every injury and recognize how to manage the therapy. "I can't think of a thing that I haven't dealt with in therapy. You have to be sharp and maintain continuing education hours to be competent to treat old and new injuries. I explain to every patient what is going to happen – request that they be patient with themselves for progress and help them understand what and when to expect improvement."
Joe's time is spent in the Mt. Pleasant Hospital, home health and the clinic in Ephraim. He also works with the North Sanpete School District and high school students who have developmental delays. He has volunteered at Manti High School athletics since 1998. Joe is married to Kjirsten and they have six children. Two of them are still at home. The favorite family time is spent outdoors, especially when everyone comes back to boat on Lake Powell.