Rio Grande Hospital Physical Therapy2018-08-28T11:34:42+00:00

Rio Grande Hospital Physical Therapy


Rio Grande Hospital Physical Therapy
2360 Sherman Avenue
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Phone: 719-628-0118
Fax: 719-628-0119

Physical therapy offers services from a skilled physical therapist for orthopedic as well as other diagnosis. Services include but are not limited to:

  • Assessment: initial and ongoing
  • Gait evaluation and training
  • Therapeutic exercises
  • Ultrasound electrical stimulation
  • Occupation therapy evaluation and treatment
  • Speech therapy evaluation and treatment

Jake Mellott PT, ACT

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.