Erin Downey, PT, DPT, CCRT

Hi, I’m Erin Downey. After graduating from Montana State University in 2004 with my Bachelor of Science, I went on to complete my Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Idaho State University in 2007. Following school, I took a position at St. John’s Medical Center as the lead inpatient therapist. After 5 years, I moved to the outpatient setting where I found a my love of orthopedics and sports physical therapy.

I have continued education and experience with:

  • Hip labral repairs
  • Sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction
  • Rehabilitation of the triathlete
  • Running gait analysis
  • Overuse syndromes such as tendonopathies
  • Total joint replacements
  • Traumatic injuries and fracture care
  • Shoulder rehabilitaiton
  • Kinesiotaping

My specialties include:

  • Integrative Systematic Dry Needling: Certified in Dry Needling: CIDN certified with 5+ years experience
  • Pilates: BASI trained
  • Stroke and Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Neuro-IFRAH® traine

Focusing on lumbopelvic stabilization with Pilates rehabilitation

Since arriving in Jackson, I have enjoyed the outdoor mountain lifestyle through downhill skiing, nordic skiing, and mountain biking. I enjoy participating in triathalons as well the challenge of high altitude organic gardening. 

Fun fact about me: I am also a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT) and own Lucky Dog Rehabilitation here in the valley. For more information check out the website:

My personal PT tip: hip stabilization. “Without stable hips, it is hard to maintain balance and execute more complex movements for daily activities or advanced athletics.”