Weber Joins Brookings Health System’s Physical Therapy Team

Posted: 6/7/2012

Gavin WeberGavin Weber, a physical therapist and certified athletic trainer, recently joined the physical therapy staff at Brookings Health System.

“The addition of a certified athletic trainer enables us to expand the physical therapy services offered to patients who suffer from sports related injuries,” said Chief Nursing Officer Tammy Hillestad.

Weber has an undergraduate degree from SDSU in athletic training and a doctorate degree in physical therapy from USD. He previously worked for Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in Watertown.

As a physical therapist at Brookings Health System, Weber will assist patients regaining physical abilities they need for day-to-day functioning, working, or participating in sports and activities.

“I like seeing the progress patients make,” said Weber. “My goal is to help relieve and control their pain by tailoring exercise and treatment to their individual needs.”

Physical Therapy services are one of the comprehensive therapy services offered at Brookings Health System. For more information on how you or a loved one may benefit from the services of physical therapist, please visit www.brookingshealth.org/PT or call (605) 696-8821.

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed Brookview Manor nursing home, and Brookhaven Estates apartments. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock medical-nursing care for patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.