About Nate Lee
Nate Lee graduated from the College of St. Catherine in Minneapolis, MN in 2007. He has over 15 years of physical therapy experience in the treatment of orthopedic conditions, post-surgical care, sports injuries, work injuries and sports performance. He is skilled in manual therapy care and has received specialized training in myofascial trigger point release and Graston Technique for Integrated Augmented Soft Tissue Mobilization. He is trained in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment with the idea that healthy living is a product of total body function. Nate Lee is also one of the only Physical Therapists in Salina trained in Blood Flow Restriction Therapy through Owens Recovery Science. Special areas of interest include care of overhead athletes, golfing injuries (certified through Titleist Performance Institute), jumping sports, endurance athletes, and general orthopedic rehab.
Why did you become a physical therapist?
I had a knee surgery in high school that sent me to Physical Therapy. I fell in love with being able to combine exercise, helping people and being challenged everyday.
What can patients expect when they see you in the clinic?
Explanation of what I’m assessing and planning to try to match their goals with a plan of action.
When you’re not working, what do you like to do for fun?
Being with my family in any way, but especially outdoors on the basketball court. I’m blessed that Salina Ortho allows me to rearrange my clinic schedule as needed to coach all 3 of my girls in basketball.
What are your favorite ways of staying healthy?
Running, basketball, and strength training.
Where is your hometown?
What is your favorite thing about living in Kansas?
Not having a foot of snow still on the ground at Easter (Minnesota, ha!)