Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Now Available in 2 Locations!
Physical therapy offers services from a skilled physical therapist for orthopedic as well as other diagnoses. Services include, but are not limited to:
  • Individualized evaluations, care plans and treatments
  • Pre/Post operative rehab
  • Therapeutic modalities including: traction, laser, estim and ultrasound
  • Manual therapy/mobilization/manipulation
  • Neuromuscular/gait/activity of daily living rehab
  • Dry needling, cupping, tissue mobilization
  • Athletic training
  • Vestibular rehab
  • Cancer rehab

Rio Grande Hospital Physical Therapy

310 County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Phone: 719-657-4140
Fax: 719-657-4148

Call Rachele at 719-657-4140 today to schedule your appointment

Andres Torres, PT, DPT

Andres Torres was born and raised in the San Luis Valley. He attended Monte Vista High School, completed his  undergraduate degree in Sports Medicine at Colorado State University and received his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He enjoys spending time with family and loved ones, being outdoors and participating in just about any sports.

Jeremy Porrett, PT

Jeremy has been a Physical Therapist for 19 years and lived in the San Luis Valley for 16 years. He loves the mountains, so when he’s not working, you can usually find him there with his two dogs.

Anna Walker, PT

Anna’s bio coming soon!

Monte Vista Physical Therapy

1033 2nd Avenue
Monte Vista, Co. 81144
Phone:  719-628-0118
Fax:  719-628-0119

Call Marisah Jiron at 719-628-0118 today to schedule your appointment

Jake Mellott PT, ATC

Jake graduated from Del Norte High School in 1993.  He then went to Colorado State University where he studied Exercise and Sport Science and athletic training.  He then pursued his Masters of  Physical Therapy degree at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver.  Jake obtained this degree in 1999.  He then returned to the valley and began his career in Monte Vista and Del Norte.  In the years since returning Jake has been involved with outpatient, inpatient, long-term and home health care.  Outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine are his primary focus and areas of interest.  Jake has had the privilege to work with and treat professional and Division-I collegiate athletes throughout his career.  Jake also started and remains committed to the high school sports medicine programs in the valley.  Jake and his wife Jill have three sons:  Colton, Kaden and Connor.  Jake loves sports, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Dan Malouff, PT, DPT

Dan graduated from Antonito High School in 2000. He graduated from Adams State College in 2005 and received his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree in 2008 from Regis University. Understanding the difficulty in recruiting Physical Therapists to rural areas, Dan then returned home to the San Luis Valley.  He is certified in Functional Dry Needling and enjoys working with patients with neurological, orthopedic, vestibular, and sports injuries. Dan and his wife Jeannette have two daughters and a son. They enjoy the outdoors and participating in the 4H program.

Mission: With a smile and a helping hand, we provide quality care and service to our communities.

Vision: We will distinguish ourselves as the trusted healthcare destination.
We will provide compassionate healthcare and advocate wellness through innovative access, preventive medicine,
and collaborative partnerships within our diverse community.


Rio Grande Hospital

310 County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2510
Open: 24/7

Creede Family Practice

802 Rio Grande
Creede, CO 81130
Tel: 719-658-0929

Rio Grande
Hospital Clinic

310C County Road 14
Del Norte, CO 81132
Tel: 719-657-2418

Monte Vista Medical Clinic & Pharmacy

1033 2nd Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Tel: 719-852-8827
Pharmacy Tel: 719-628-0533

Rio Grande Hospital Clinic at South Fork

52 Jackson Street
South Fork, CO 81154
Tel: 719-873-5494