Category: Occupational Therapy

1402, 2024

Bone & Joint promotes Kayla Degner to director of physical therapy

Bone & Joint Clinic, S.C. (Bone & Joint), central Wisconsin’s leading independent provider of comprehensive musculoskeletal services, is proud to announce the promotion of Kayla Degner to director of physical therapy.

Degner will be responsible for overseeing the operations of the physical therapy department and acting as a liaison between the physical therapy team and other Bone & Joint providers and staff. She will use her experience and professional knowledge to continue to develop the physical therapy services available at Bone & Joint.

“I’m excited to continue to expand the therapy department as well as the […]

503, 2022

Physical therapy can lower the risk of falling

A local news station recently highlighted a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Sadly, Wisconsin has the highest rate of fatal falls among adults aged 65 and older in the country. Fortunately, physical therapy can lower the risk of falling.

Any fall can be debilitating. And just the fear of falling can limit a person’s lifestyle.

Physical and occupational therapists can help older people improve their balance.

A physical or occupational therapist can help people become more confident as they move. As a result, older people can experience:

  • Improved balance
  • Increased strength
  • Enhanced flexibility
  • Greater endurance

During the first appointment, the physical […]

2112, 2020

Meet Daniel Janik, PT

Daniel Janik, PT, provides physical therapy services to people recovering from orthopedic and sports-related injuries, surgery, and joint disorders affecting shoulders, elbows, hips, knees, foot, and ankles. He also assists in work comp care by performing functional assessments in clinic to aide in the return to work process and establishing accurate work limits.

Dan earned his physical therapy degree at the Washington University Program of Physical Therapy in St. Louis, Missouri.

When he’s not helping his patients move and feel better, he enjoys spending time with his wife and five children, golfing, skiing, fishing, and biking.

1611, 2019

Bone & Joint Celebrates 50 Years of Orthopedic Excellence


Bone & Joint, S.C., a provider of specialized orthopedic, sports medicine, pain management, and physical and occupational therapy care, is celebrating 50 years of helping people move better and live active and fulfilling lives.

Thomas O. Miller, MD, opened Bone & Joint’s solo practice in 1969. His goal was to offer patients excellent orthopedic care, using the most advanced medical treatments and the latest technology available at the time. Dr. Miller performed the first joint replacement in the Wausau area and set the standard for orthopedic care in Central Wisconsin.

In 1970, Dr. Richard L. Buechel joined Dr. Miller. Two years later, Dr. […]




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