Creating a Scalable Business with Aquatic Therapy- EDT
Presented By: Keith Ori, PT and Patrick Gulick, MS, PT, Co-Owners of Orthopedic Rehab’s Aquatic and Spine Center in Kalispell, MT
Join Keith Ori and Patrick Gulick, Co-Owners of Orthopedic Rehab’s Aquatic and Spine Center in Kalispell, MT, as they share how they developed a sustainable, successful business model for an aquatic therapy clinic.
They will share why they decided to expand their business to include an aquatic therapy center, how they chose a site and a pool, how they developed a business plan and the strategies they used to market their program.
They will also discuss how they managed the growth of their business including things like staffing, training, appointment scheduling and aquatic therapy program development.
Their presentation will include examples of their actual financial figures, such as:
- a projected profit and loss statement
- annual pool statistics
- a 5-year financial summary
- their return on investment
Keith Ori has been a practicing physical therapist since 1982. He graduated from the University of Montana and worked at an acute care hospital for 4 years prior to opening his private practice in 1986. He is currently a clinical instructor with the University of Montana. He has opened 4 clinics specializing in post-operative physical therapy including general orthopedics, sports injury, total joint and spine rehabilitation. He works closely with 7 orthopedic surgeons and his staff in developing state of the art pool therapy and post-operative protocols for their clients. He is currently chairman of the reimbursement committee for the state of Montana. He has considerable experience in both clinical and administrative settings.
Patrick Gulick, a co-owner of Orthopedic Rehab, was born and raised in Whitefish, MT. He attended Montana State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science in 1996. He graduated from the University of Montana with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy Science in 1998. His specialties are Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Functional Capacity Evaluations, and Spine Care. Prior to working in Kalispell, Patrick managed two clinics in Olympia, WA. He has been with Orthopedic Rehab since 2003