Grand River’s Physical Therapy department is a multi-faceted program with state-of-the-art equipment and caring, compassionate staff. Please talk to any staff member about your individualized needs and rehabilitation plans.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
7:00 am – 5:00 pm 
970-625-6451

Physical Therapy Services

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Arthritis Aquatic Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Sports injuries
  • Wound care
  • Dry needling
  • Balance Disorders
  • Parkinson’s Disease Therapy

Occupational Therapy Services

  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Modified barium swallow studies
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Parkinson’s Disease Therapy
  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Speech Therapy Services

  • Modified barium swallow studies
  • Pediatric Speech Therapy
  • Expressive/Receptive Language Disorders
  • Motor Speech Disorders (Dysarthria, Apraxia of Speech)
  • Voice Disorders (Dysphonia, Aphonia, Paradoxical Vocal Fold Movement)
  • Swallowing disorders
  • LSVT-Certified Clinicians

Occupational Therapy

Amanda Lemahieu, MS, OTR/L

Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from North Park…

Christina Senechal OTR/L

Christina Senechal is a National Board Certified Occupational Therapist. Christina…

Keith Maurer, OT

Director of Rehabilitation Services Registered Occupational Therapist Education: Bachelors Degree…

Liane Anderson, MOT, OTR

Occupational Therapy Education: Master degree in occupational therapy from Texas…

Amanda Lemahieu

Amanda Lemahieu, MS, OTR/L

Phone: 970-625-1100

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from North Park University in Chicago, IL
  • Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO

Amanda has been practicing as an occupational therapist in Colorado for over 10 years with experience working with patients of all ages from premature infants to 100+ years old. The primary settings in which she has worked include home health, outpatient clinic settings with both adults and pediatric patients, schools, and acute care.

Christina Senechal , Occupational Therapist

Christina Senechal OTR/L

Phone: 970.625.1100

Christina Senechal is a National Board Certified Occupational Therapist.

Christina grew up in Buxton, Maine, a town most famous for being the setting of the move Shawshank Redemption. She received her Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern Maine.

Christina fell in love with Colorado after visiting for a wedding with her boyfriend, who is now her husband. In 2013 she and her husband moved to Carbondale and eventually ended up in Rifle. She appreciates the intimacy she gets from working in rural medicine, the ability to know her patients and being a part of their community. She would like her patients to know that she is ready to accept you wherever you are on your healing journey and will support you by listening and helping you find the strength to reach your own personal goals. She is certified as a breast cancer rehabilitation specialist.

When not working, Christina is an avid knitter and spins her own wool yarn. She enjoys gardening and is an active member of the Colorado Native Plant Society. She and her husband are currently working to restore a 1984 U-Haul Camper, so they can enjoy camping with their daughter in Colorado’s great outdoors.

Keith Maurer, OT

Keith Maurer, OT

Phone: 970-625-1100

Director of Rehabilitation Services

Registered Occupational Therapist

Education:

  • Bachelors Degree of Science in Occupational Therapy from Keuka College located in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State in 1995.

I have practiced in the State of Colorado for 21 years in settings which have included rehabilitation facilities, hospital based care, home health setting, outpatient care settings.

I have worked at Grand River Hospital since early 2016 and can honestly say I have never enjoyed my job more. This includes the facility I work for, the people I work with, and the patients I treat.

Strengths:

My professional strengths include knowledge and specialty in seating and positioning needs related to the use of mobility devices including manual and power wheel chairs, expertise in home modification and accessibility issues for adaptation to environmental barriers, the treatment of individuals with including Parkinson’s disease, strokes, multiple sclerosis and other conditions related to neurological conditions. I have recently focused specifically on orthopedic conditions of the upper extremity with an emphasis on conditions of the hand. I am currently in the process of acquiring a certification in hand therapy specifically.

My personal strengthens include my experience in working with people of all ages over the last 20 + years specifically on the western slope area of Colorado and an appreciation for some of the areas pioneers and locals with deep roots in the area. I have gotten to know multiple generations of families and feel a strong connection to the community that has become my own over the years.

Interests:

My interests include anything out doors in the mountains and rivers with my family. My wife and I have 3 kids who keep me busy chasing and being chased!

Liane Anderson, MOT, OTR

Liane Anderson, MOT, OTR

Phone: 970-625-6451

Occupational Therapy

Education:

  • Master degree in occupational therapy from Texas Woman’s University in 2000 and a Bachelor in Exercise Science from the University of Houston in 1992.

Certification:

  • Liane earned an upper extremity certification from Texas Woman’s University in 2005.

Special Interests:

  • Liane works with people of all ages to help then regain their independence with daily activities following an illness or accident. She has been specializing in pediatric therapy since she became an OT, and has extensive experience working with children with feeding delays, sensory processing delays and Autism as well as working with kids with developmental delays due to genetic disorders.
  • She is currently working on her Autism specialization.

 

Physical Therapy

Amber Graby, DPT

Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Kansas Medical…

Andrew McClure, PT, DPT

Andrew grew up in the San Luis Valley in southern…

Cody De La Mater, DPT

Originally from Southern California, Cody received his Doctorate in Physical…

Danelle Docken, DPT

Danelle grew up in Enumclaw Washington, and has life experience…

Julia Peairs, PT, DPT

Physical Therapy Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona…

Kevin Tadus, PTA

Physical Therapy Kevin is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant who…

Stacy Hardee, PT, DPT

Physical Therapy Education: Doctor of Physical Therapy from Duke University…

Tiffany Madison, PT, DPT

Physical Therapy I have been working in acute, sub-acute, short…

Amber Graby, DPT

Amber Graby, DPT

Phone: 970-625-6451

Education:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Kansas Medical Center 2007

Areas of specialty include orthopedic rehabilitation, manual therapy spine and extremities, sport-specific rehabilitation, and certified pool operator.

Andrew McClure

Andrew McClure, PT, DPT

Phone: 970-625-1100

Andrew grew up in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado where he spent countless hours hiking, climbing, and enjoying the outdoors. Through rock climbing he made many trips to Rifle over the years and always dreamed of one day getting to live in this beautiful area. Andrew developed a deep interest in PT and rehabilitation through his own climbing injuries and decided to pursue a new career in Physical Therapy. He attended Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff for the high-quality education, small “town” setting and its proximity to the outdoors. He applied to Grand River Health to complete his dreams of being a Physical Therapist and living in Rifle. Andrew treats a wide variety of orthopedic issues, as well as vestibular issues and neurologic conditions such as stroke or Parkinson’s. He also specializes in treating rock climbers and continues to work with leading experts in PT for climbers.

Cody De La Mater

Cody De La Mater, DPT

Phone: 970-625-1100

Originally from Southern California, Cody received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA. He and his wife moved to Colorado in 2020 to enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle and to be closer to nature.

Having been a college athlete, Cody is no stranger to injury and rehabilitation. This experience combined with his desire to help people, and promote health and wellness guided him to the field of physical therapy. Cody believes in establishing honest, open communication with his patients. He ranks “listening” as a top priority in his patient care, as this always leads to better clinical decisions. “Everyone is different and reacts differently to each treatment,” he adds.

When not at work, Cody spends time at home with his wife and their new twin boys. He also enjoys hiking, camping and riding his Harley.

Danelle Docken

Danelle Docken, DPT

Danelle grew up in Enumclaw Washington, and has life experience in the United States Navy, Firefighter/EMT, Wildland Firefighter, Manager, Triathlete, Mountaineer, Ultra-runner, Skier, Mom of 3 kids, and Wife.  She is a generalist physical therapist who enjoys working with patients of all abilities and believe that movement is life and the key to increasing quality of life. She believes in creating a unique plan of care utilizing evidence-based practice and compassion to help her patients to achieve their goals and increase their freedom to move and bring joy to life. When she’s outside of work she enjoys hiking, cycling, mountaineering, skiing, swimming, running, and anything else that keeps her moving. She is excited to live in an area of extreme beauty and opportunities to stay active.

Education:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy – Baylor University
  • Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology – Pacific Lutheran University

Julia Peairs

Julia Peairs, PT, DPT

Phone: 970-625-1100

Physical Therapy

Education:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Julia is a generalist Physical Therapist who enjoys helping patients to meet and maintain their health and wellness goals and get back to doing what they love. Areas of special interest include women’s health, spinal health, and canine rehabilitation.

Kevin Tadus, PTA

Kevin Tadus, PTA

Phone: 970-625-1100

Physical Therapy

Kevin is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant who grew up in Glenwood Springs and is a graduate from Glenwood Springs High School. He went to Fort Lewis College where he received his BA in Computer Science Information Systems. After working in the computer industry for 11 years, Kevin returned to school and received his AAS in Physical Therapist Assistant from Morgan Community College. He has experience working in outpatient, skilled nursing, home health, and pediatric settings treating a variety of patients.

Kevin has returned to western Colorado, bringing along his knowledge, skills, and passion for helping others. He finds physical therapy rewarding and takes great pride in his work and seeing patients achieve their goals and return to the activities that they enjoy.

Stacy Hardee, PT, DPT

Stacy Hardee, PT, DPT

Phone: 970-625-6451

Physical Therapy

Education:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy from Duke University
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Northern Arizona University

Areas of Interest/Strengths:

Neurological, vestibular, sports, orthopeadics, and pediatrics

Tiffany Madison, PT, DPT

Tiffany Madison, PT, DPT

Phone: 970-625-6451

Physical Therapy

I have been working in acute, sub-acute, short and long term rehabilitation, out-patient including neuro and orthopedic, aquatics and home health settings.

I recently moved back to Rifle. I graduate high school from Rifle and have been moving around for the past 16 years. I would like to get involved in the community coaching and doing prevention programs for adolescents.

I enjoy playing softball, riding horses and spending quality time with my family.

Education:

  • Bachelors in Exercise Science and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Creighton University

 

Speech Language Therapy

Edie Jansen MA CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathology Edie offers services in both Battlement Mesa…

Audrey Wegrzynowski, MS, CCC-SLP, CDP

Speech Language Pathology Education: Bachelors of Science in Cognitive Neuroscience…

Amy Ashley, MA, CF-SLP

Education: Bachelors of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from…

Edie Jansen MA CCC-SLP

Edie Jansen MA CCC-SLP

Phone: 970-625-1100

Speech Language Pathology

Edie offers services in both Battlement Mesa and Rifle

Edie graduated with her Master’s in Severe Communicative Needs from the University of Northern Colorado in 1993. In 2010, she received her Master’s in Communication Disorders from California State University-Northridge and earned her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Hearing Association. She spent 25 years in the school setting working with children birth-21, first as a Special Education teacher, and then as a Speech-Language Pathologist.

Areas of Treatment available include: Dysphagia, Assistive Technology for Communication, Child and Adult Speech and Language disorders, Voice, Stroke, and Neurological Conditions. She is currently certified as a Vital Stim Provider, and in McNeill Dysphagia Therapy (mdtp).

Audrey Wegrzynowski

Audrey Wegrzynowski, MS, CCC-SLP, CDP

Phone: 970-625-1100

Speech Language Pathology

Education:

  • Bachelors of Science in Cognitive Neuroscience & Behavior from Simmons College 2013
  • Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology from Boston University 2015

Certification:

  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner
  • Ampcare ESP

Special Interests:

Generalist Adult SLP with strong medical background in ICU, Acute rehab, Outpatient, and Skilled Nursing. Has a special interest in Swallowing and Neuro-Cognitive Communication disorders, has completed over 3300 Modified Barium Swallows to date, and is FEES trained.

Amy Ashley

Amy Ashley, MA, CF-SLP

Education:

  • Bachelors of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Florida May 2020
  • Masters of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Florida May 2022

Amy has recently graduated with her Master’s Degree and is working as a Clinical Fellow earning her Certificate of Clinical Competence under the supervision of Edie Jansen, M.A. CCC-SLP. Amy has a broad scope of clinical experience including inpatient and outpatient pediatric and adult speech therapy. She also has experience with Modified Barium Swallow Studies as well as FEES. She looks forwards to treating a variety of patient populations and growing her skills as a clinician under the guidance of the wonderful SLPs here at Grand River.

 
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Rehabilitation Staff

Keith Maurer, OT
Director of Rehabilitation Services

Rifle Clinic

Physical Therapy

Cody De La Mater, DPT
Amber Graby, DPT
Stacy Hardee, DPT
Tiffany Madison, DPT
Andrew McClure, PT
Julia Pearis PT, DPT

Occupational Therapy

Liane Anderson MOT, OTR
Amanda Lemahieu, OT
Christina Senechal OTR/L

Speech Language Pathology

Audrey Wegrzynowski, MS, CCC-SLP, CDP
Edie Jansen M.A., SPED, M.S. CCC-SLP
Amy Ashley, MA, CF-SLP

Clinic West

Physical Therapy

Kevin Tadus, PTA
Danelle Docken, DPT

Speech Language Pathology

Edie Jansen M.A., SPED, M.S. CCC-SLP