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Our friendly staff are experienced professionals who offer highly individualized rehab and physical therapy programs with an emphasis on manual therapy and exercise prescription in order to meet our patient's goals.

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After four knee surgeries I thought my days of soccer and running might be over. Dennis got me back to full strength!"

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We provide personalized manual therapy designed to assist each individual in achieving their optimal function.

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Our friendly staff are experienced professionals with a passion for helping Alaskans achieve optimal function.

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We are pleased to welcome Tarah Sweeney PT, to our team at Joint Effort! Tarah earned her doctorate in 2011 from the University of Colorado. She has been practicing orthopedics in Alaska since then. She is a Certified Orthopedic Specialist, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and is certified in Dry Needling. She is currently pursuing her postdoctoral fellowship in orthopedic manual therapy. Tarah enjoys treating all types of orthopedic injuries, but specializes in chronic low back and pelvic pain, shoulder dysfunction, lower extremity injury and treatment of endurance athletes. When Tarah is not in the clinic, she can be found skiing, biking, kiting and exploring Alaska. She believes in the JOY of movement and is dedicated to helping her clients get back to whatever it is they love. ...

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Jackie KarnesTara! My first PT and mentor. Congrats on your new job (slightly late). You are simply the best PT I have ever met! I miss your crazy Alaskan adventure stories.15 hours ago
Jozefa DebogorskiTarah, congratulations! Stay happy and heathy, bring relieve to those who suffer.4 days ago
Lauren 'LP' PanasewiczYes mobility!!! So much joy!! This girl is the best!4 days ago   ·  1
Anna ZurekMy beautiful and smart daughter in law!!πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“5 days ago   ·  1
Leah ZumwaltI love her!5 days ago
Brady EmmaCongrats Tarah!!!! She's an amazing PT!!!!3 days ago

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Here are a couple photos of our tech Ryan training Luke, who will be working at AJEPT this summer! ...

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