About Paige Gridley
Paige Gridley is a Kansas-native, born in Hays, KS and raised in the small town of Dighton, KS. She studied for 2 years at Hutchinson Community College where she graduated with an Associates of Applied Science Degree. She worked in nursing homes around the Salina area for 6 years prior to joining the Salina Ortho team in May 2022. Paige enjoys working with multiple diagnoses and is trained in a variety of areas including home health care, geriatric rehab, post-orthopedic surgery rehab, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) and Manual Trigger Point Therapy. Paige has been married to her wonderful husband since June 2022 and lives southeast of Salina with their 3 dogs. She loves connecting with her patients and giving back to her community and surrounding areas through physical therapy services.
Why did you become a physical therapist?
Well, I wish I had a good injury story like most therapists do, but I kind of just fell into this profession. I knew I wanted to do something in the medical field and thought X-RAY technician sounded interesting, but I realized I would be in a dark room a lot and I didn’t like that. One of my friends told me to look into physical therapy and here I am, 6 years later and loving it!
What can patients expect when they see you in the clinic?
Patients can expect a smiling face and a friendly “How are you doing today!?” My hope is you leave feeling a little bit better than you came in and continue to improve over time.
When you’re not working, what do you like to do for fun?
I like to play volleyball at the fieldhouse on Monday nights. My husband and I just moved to the country in January this year so we’ve had our work cut out for us doing work the house & property! Not to mention, keeping track of our 3 dogs that love running around on the grounds.
What are your favorite ways of staying healthy?
I teach a cycle and shred class at the gym every Thursday, and I try to stay active by going to the gym 2-3 times a week. I am conscious of what I eat and make sure I get the correct amount of protein my body needs.
Where is your hometown?
What is your favorite thing about living in Kansas?
The beautiful wheat fields swaying in the wind with a glowing, Kansas sunset in the background.