Meet the St. Peter's Physical Therapy team.

Physical Therapists

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Korey Danielson, PT

Credentials: Physical Therapist

Clinical Interests: Neurologic and Vestibular rehab, Orthopedics, and Acute care

Areas of Specialty: Certified Clinical Instructor, BIG Program Certification, STAR Cancer Rehab, Kinesiotaping Certification, Vestibular Certification Emory University

Education: University of Montana Health and Human Performance, Exercise Science; University of Montana Bachelors of Physical Therapy

In my free time, I enjoy skiing, running, hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, and spending time with my wife and kids.

Heisler, Marjean

Marjean Heisler, PT, Rehab Director

Credentials: Masters in Physical Therapy, Masters in Public Health

Clinical Interests or Areas of Specialty: Department Director, Wound care

Education: Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University; Master of Physical therapy degree from ISU; Masters of Public Health from University of Hawaii

In my free time, I enjoy hiking, mountain biking, backpacking, walking my border collie and traveling.

Jackson, Nikki

Nikki Jackson, PT

Credentials: DPT, CLT

Clinical Interests or Areas of Specialty: Wound care, Lymphedema, Cancer Rehabilitation, General Orthopedics

Education: Undergrad degree in Exercise Science Health and Human Performance from University of Montana; Physical Therapy degree from University of Montana

In my free time, I enjoy outdoor activities and spending time with my family.

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Dale Koch, PT

Credentials: PT MS, NCS

Clinical Interests: Neurologic, vestibular, concussion, and balance rehabilitation and chronic pain

Areas of Specialty: Board Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy, LSVT BIG certified, Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Education: BA in Health and Human Performance with emphasis in Exercise Science from University of Montana; Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my wife, kids, family and friends. I also enjoy the great state of Montana by being outdoors: skiing, hiking, camping, fishing, etc. I also enjoy reading and cooking. 

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Margaret Koenig, PT

Credentials: Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Clinical Interests: Neurologic rehabilitation, Aquatics, Geriatric Rehab, Inpatient Rehab

Areas of Specialty: Clinical Instructor

Education: Carroll College Bachelor’s in Biology and Psychology 2011; Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, Rochester, MN: Doctor of Physical Therapy 2014

In my free time, I enjoy staying busy by playing tennis, learning to play the cello, eating dessert, dreaming about the pet cow I’ll have someday, and hanging out with all my littles.

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Jane O'Driscoll, PT, CLT, WCC

Credentials: Master of Science in Physical Therapy

Areas of Specialty: CLT, Wound Care Certified

Clinical Interests: Wound care, Lymphedema, Cancer Rehabilitation, Orthopedics

Education: Montana State University, Business Management with minor in Economics 1989; Masters of Science in Physical Therapy 1999, University of Montana

In my free time I enjoy kayaking, fly fishing, backpacking, camping, running, reading and book club, cooking and cooking club, beading/jewelry making, and knitting, as well as downhill, cross country and water skiing.

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Leslie Pearson

Credentials: Physical Therapy Assistant

Clinical Interests: Acute Care, Sports Injuries, Orthopedics

Education: Associates from Flathead Valley Community College, PTA through MSU/Great Falls College 2011

Leslie enjoys spending time with her husband, Ryan, and daughter, Cedar. They are avid adventurers and enjoy everything outdoors including, hunting, fishing, and hiking.

Ruff, Jyndia

Jyndia Ruff, Physical Therapy Manager

Credentials: DPT, CLT

Clinical Interests: Oncology Rehab, Lymphedema management, Neurological and vestibular rehabilitation

Areas of Specialty: Certified Lymphedema Therapist, PORi Oncology Certification

Education: Bachelor's degree at Concordia University in Portland, OR; University of Colorado Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Jyndia enjoys spending time exploring Montana with her family, supporting Capital High School sporting events, travelling and chasing around her littles. It's a bonus if she can do these things and get a cup of joe from a local coffee shop.

Stiles, Melissa

Melissa Stiles, PT

Credentials: BS/MS PT

Clinical Interests or Areas of Specialty: Pediatrics, STAR Cancer Rehab, night time positioning, ankle/foot positioning and bracing

Education: Bachelor of Science/Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from D'Youville College in Buffalo, NY

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with friends/family, watching sports, reading, crafts and spending time outside in the sunshine.

Zderick, Linda

Linda Zderick, PT

Credentials: Physical Therapy

Clinical Interests or Areas of Specialty: Orthopaedics, manual therapy, Women's Health, Acute care.

Education: Physical Therapy education from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, cycling, traveling, bird watching and knitting/sewing.