physical therapy | sports medicine

Mountain View Physical & Hand Therapy is an outpatient physical therapy group in Klamath Falls. At Mountain View Physical & Hand Therapy, our number one priority is the patient. Our licensed physical therapists strive to provide individualized treatment with hands-on, compassionate care. We do not rush our patients or our clinicians. Rather, we perform comprehensive evaluations and encourage patient input for treatment planning and goal setting.

We work to provide our patients with the highest quality physical therapy in Klamath Falls by focusing on personalized care and education. We support creative and individualized intervention. Our approach ensures patient comprehension and will enhance proper treatment progression to secure the best outcome for our patients. In order for full return to an active and healthy lifestyle, the patient must be involved and educated in the recovery process.

We Offer
Initial Evaluation Within 24-48 hrs
Flexible Scheduling
Personalized Care with Treatment Tailored for Each Patient
Licensed Therapists
Specialized Treatment Programs
Friendly and Open Environment
Convenient Locations with Easy Access and Parking

We accept most insurance including Medicare & Worker’s Comp.


personalized care & education

Each of our physical therapy clinics are equipped to offer our patients an excellent opportunity to reach their optimal functional abilities. Our business model mandates that patient care is our number one priority.  Our licensed physical therapists take pride in the level of personal and compassionate care that is delivered; emphasizing a `hands on´ approach to rehabilitation and exercise.

Karen Volpe, DPT, ATC, MPH, Clinic Director

Karen has over 20 years of experience as both a physical therapist and an athletic trainer. She has worked with professional, semi-professional, college, and high school athletes to recover from sports injuries. She has extensive training & expertise in manual spinal & joint techniques for rehabilitation of spinal and joint injuries. Her knowledge base and treatment regimens for post-operative care have produced excellent full recovery results. She takes pride in in being a super detective to uncover the true culprit of your pain and where the real muscle, bone or nerve problem may reside, so that you may gain optimal recovery. She is passionate in her desire and commitment to achieving unique individualized treatments for optimal return to her client’s prior function at work, home or recreational activities.

Karen earned her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy (MPT) at the prestigious University of Pittsburgh and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) more recently from the Evidence in Motion Institute for Health Care Professionals. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapists, the American Academy of Sports Medicine, and the National Association of Athletic Trainers. She is Certified as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a personal trainer. She also has received certifications in sports physical therapy, manual therapy, applied functional movement science, dry needling, & pain management. She has a second Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH) and a teaching credential which has prepared her to create an environment for maximal learning and education of clients in health care, wellness and therapeutic pain education.

Karen is an avid skier and outdoors person. She appreciates spending time with her family and her extended family of dogs, horses, cats & chickens. She thoroughly enjoys getting to know what who her clients are, what activities they want to return to after an injury, and how she can assist them in getting back to those activities better & faster.


Additional programs are available. Contact us for information on additional or specialty programs you may need.

  • Strains/Sprains
  • Neck & Head Aches
  • Low Back/Spine Conditions
  • Arthritis/DJD
  • Tendonitis
  • Surgical Repairs/Reconstruction
  • Manual Therapy
  • Injury Assessment, Treatment, Education & Prevention
  • Athletic Training Outreach
  • Knee, Shoulder, Foot and Ankle Rehab
  • Overhead Athlete (Throwing Injuries)
  • Sports Performance Enhancement
  • Personal Training
  • Endurance Training
  • Work Rehabilitation
  • Post-Offer Employment Testing
  • Work Conditioning/Hardening
  • Industrial Consultation
  • Ergonomic Analysis
  • Balance/Fall Prevention
  • Cancer Related Fatigue Program
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Women’s Health
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Nutrition Education


Patient Forms

Patient Forms

For your convenience, you may print and complete these forms prior to your first visit.

New Patient Registration Form PacketDownload

Revised Telehealth Consent FormDownload

This copy may be faxed, mailed or hand delivered to the clinic. DO NOT EMAIL FORM.

Monthly Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter

The Therapy Connection | Download


Functional Outcome Questionnaires

Please fill out the appropriate survey prior to your first visit.

Arm, Shoulder and/or Hand Pain | Download

Low Back Pain | Download

Lower Extremity Pain | Download

Neck Disability | Download


For Additional Questions Please Contact Us

Yes. The choice of where you receive therapy is always yours. While the majority of our patients come to us by physician referral/recommendation, many clients request to see us due to our strong clinical reputation in the community.

We operate in a direct access state where, if your insurance plan authorizes self-referral to physical therapy, a physician referral is not necessary for you to be seen by a licensed therapist. Please check with your insurance though as many health insurance plans require a physician’s referral for therapy to be covered.

We participate in the majority of major health insurance plans including Medicare and Worker’s Compensation. Please contact us prior to your first visit to see if we participate with your specific health plan.

As a service to our patients, we will gladly file claims with your insurance company on your behalf. In order to appropriately submit these claims, we will need to obtain a copy of your insurance identification card to ensure that we have the necessary information.

Your therapist will conduct an evaluation of your condition lasting between 60-90 minutes. The evaluation is necessary to create a program designed specifically to address your needs for a maximum recovery.

– Referral slip from your medical doctor
– Your medical insurance card
– Your ID
– If you are getting therapy as a result of a worker’s compensation claim or an automobile accident, you will also need to bring your claim information, including claim number.

Please arrive 15 minutes early on your first visit to fill out any necessary paperwork.

We recommend comfortable clothing such as sweatpants or shorts, a T-shirt or tank-top and sneakers.

Each visit will last 60 – 90 minutes on average. Times vary due to the treatment and exercises being performed.

The regularity of your visits will be determined after your initial evaluation, but most patients have 3 visits each week scheduled.


“EXCELLENT! Patrick does an awesome job! I would recommend him over and over!”


“Pat and Tonyia (aka Phill & Tammy) Thanks for the pain and torture… You guys helped me get back on my feet faster. And the chance to reminisce on teh “old” days. Hope to see you soon.”

Darryl (aka Carl)

“This has been the most wonderful experience. The pain is so small I don’t notice it’s there.”


“Thank you all for a great experience!”


” I am very pleased with the attitude and presentation of all staff and pleased with results. I will be back when they do the shoulder!”


“I can’t believe I’ve never been here before. I highly recommend this place to anyone since they treat you with the utmost respect here. Whoever trained the staffs should be well praised! Nothing but professionals here. Excellent job and service! Pretty reasonable as far as the price as well.”

Tessier, Campus Hill
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