Physical Therapy

The YMCA is pleased to be able to host Altru’s Outreach Therapy on site for physical and occupational therapy services.  Discover the difference with Altru’s Therapy Services.

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy helps patients increase muscle function, improve motor skills and build stamina and strength needed for mobility.

  • Acute and chronic back and neck pain
  • Pre/Post Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Work Injuries
  • Vestibular Therapy
  • Balance and Gait Training
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Ankle and Foot Rehabilitation
  • Orthotic Assessment
  • TMJ Conditions
  • Assistive Ambulatory Device Training/Fitting

Occupational Therapy:

Occupational Therapy uses activities to promote skill development to help patients reach their highest level of function and independence.

  • Hand Therapy
  • Upper Extremity Rehabilitation
  • Workability Assessments
  • Worksite Analysis
  • Back Care and Education
  • Home Assessments
  • Edema/Lymphedema Management
  • Pre/Post Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Activity/ADL Modification and Training
  • Assistive Device Assessment/Instruction


Meet our Therapists:

Kevin O’Brien, DPT

Kevin O’Brien grew up in Devils Lake, ND. He attended UND and graduated in 2005 as a Doctor of Physical Therapy. He has been working with Altru since 2006. Kevin has specialty training in shoulder disorders, mechanical diagnosis and treatment of spinal pain and vestibular rehabiliation. Kevin is married, and they both stay very busy keeping up with their son. Hobbies include water sports, music, computers and outdoor activities.






Lynn Ophaug, OTR/L, CLT

Lynn Ophaug grew up in Carrington, ND. She graduated from UND in 2004 with her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. She has been working for Altru since 2006 in the Outreach Therapy Department. She has received advance certification in lymphedema therapy as well. Her specialty areas of practice include edema management, upper extremity and hand therapy and work injury rehabilitation. Outside of work she enjoys yoga, watching UND sports, yard work and playing with her dog, Remy.


Scheduled Hours:

Monday – Friday, By appointment

To schedule an appointment, consultation or screening for Outreach Therapy, please call 701-780-2400.


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