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We help mountain athletes not only recover from injuries, but build them back stronger than they were before, so that injuries are less likely to happen again!

Wondering If Backcountry Physical Therapy Is Right For You?

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Discovery Visit

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Our Mission

We help outdoor athletes and enthusiasts recover from and prevent injuries to return them to the mountain sports they love. We aim to find the cause of your problem in order to create a long-term solution to pain and impaired performance. With the help of our physical therapists, you can spend more time exploring the great outdoors!

What We Offer

Step 1:

By finding the actual causes of your problem, you can avoid the frustration of lingering pain and recover more quickly. No longer will you have any fear when you are on your adventures!

Step 2:

Avoid Injuries
With the care of a knowledgeable physical therapist, you will learn ways to prevent yourself from becoming injured or re-injured. Don’t let a beautiful day in Colorado be spent on the couch!

Step 3:

Improve Performance
Strength and body mechanics training will make you a better skier, snowboarder, climber, and more. All sessions will be customized to your needs for your favorite mountain sports!

What Other People Just Like You Are Saying About Backcountry Physical Therapy in Colorado Springs, CO

28+ 5-Star Reviews!

- Jason F.

“Scott helped my son work through back issues over the summer to get him ready for the fall football season. Very knowledgeable and thorough. He gave my kid plenty of information, stretches, and workouts to get back to the sport he loves. Highly recommend Backcountry PT!”

- Mike V.

“I had a couple of injuries in rapid succession that resulted in some significant quad issues. Scott helped me rehab the quad through a mix of visits and at-home workouts. I have opted for a monthly maintenance plan to keep me out on the trails. I highly recommend Scott.”

- Wendy S.

“I’ve been working with Scott for over a year on my hip and back pain. I’m a fitness trainer and a caretaker and I’m very interested in staying as joint healthy as possible without surgery and Scott is helping me with this goal. His creative techniques and strategies are A+, highly recommend!”
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Scott Runyon, PT, DPT

Dr. Scott Runyon is a sports physical therapist who graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He then went on to study physical therapy at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science — earning his doctorate in 2014. For two years following this, he traveled the country as a contract physical therapist to experience different settings of therapy in almost every region of the United States. During that time, he was always attracted to areas where he could find the most active populations and help patients reach high-level goals. He settled in Colorado in 2016 with his wife, Heather, and has been dedicated to treating orthopedic injuries, especially in athletes. He volunteers at Palmer High School working with the athletic trainer to provide injury consultations to student-athletes at games and practices.

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