Our Providers: Brian Peterson, PT, Cory Nielson, DPT, Megan Cason, PTA, CLT, and Jaime Martin, PTA

Physical Therapy

Keokuk County Hospital & Clinics Physical Therapy staff are dedicated to providing quality skilled care to improve your quality of life. Therapists strive to stay current in advances in therapy, provide a welcoming environment, and help their patients achieve their goals in the most timely manner and with the best quality of care.

To schedule an appointment, please call the Keokuk County Hospital & Clinics at (641) 622-1180.

Physical Therapy (PT) patients are treated for the following conditions (list not inclusive):

• Orthopedic and neurological conditions
• Vertigo
• Fall prevention
• Lymphedema
• Acute and chronic Pain
• Sports/work injuries
• Injury prevention
• Obesity

Our Physical Therapy Staff

Brian Peterson, PT, Ceft MDT, has been with KCHC since the Summer of 2015. He is an alumni of Northwest Missouri State University, the Univesity of Iowa, and obtained his PT degree from Samuel Merritt College in Oakland, CA. He became certified in the McKenzie mechanical diagnosis and therapy system in 2004. Professional interests are orthopedics, BPPV and vestibular conditions, and the spine.

Brian and wife, Sandy, live in Fairfield, IA, with their dog, Peanut. He is a long standing Hawkeye wrestling fan, PEZ collector, disc golfer, and likes to catch big fish.

Cory Nielson, DPT, joined the KCHC therapy team in 2021. He brings with him a passion for helping friends of all ages improve their ability to move and participate in activities they enjoy. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from Brigham Young University. He then graduated from the doctor of physical therapy program at Des Moines University with academic honors. His professional interests include pediatrics, geriatrics, headaches, and chronic pain. He is proficient in Spanish and Portuguese and enjoys providing treatment in these languages.

Cory and his wife, Rachel, live in Washington with their two daughters. Together, they enjoy sports, biking, fishing and volunteering in their church.

Megan Cason, PTA, CLT, has been part of the KCHC PT team since 2008 and enjoys working in a rural community where she can treat patients in a variety of settings (outpatient, inpatient, and home health) and at all stages of life. She obtained an Associate of Applied Science degree from Kirkwood Community College in 2006 and became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist through Klose Training in 2019. Her professional interests include, lymphedema, orthopedics, pediatrics, and sports rehab. 

Lymphedema is a true passion of Megan’s as she can help patients restore their health and improve their quality of life quickly. She knows from experience how life long management of Lymphedema is vital to staying healthy. She is committed to educating the patient and family in self care management for a successful transition from the clinic to home.     

Megan and her husband, Shane, enjoy raising their 3 children on their farm outside of Sigourney. Outside of work Megan enjoys supporting her children’s activities, volunteering in their church and 4-H Clover Kids club, camping, crafting and the Iowa State Fair.  

Jaime Martin, PTA, has been with the KCHC PT team since 2006. Jaime graduated from Indian Hills Community College, Physical Therapist Assistant Program with an A.A.S degree, in 2006. She serves on the Indian Hills Community College PTA Advisory Board. She has obtained additional training specializing in the McKenzie Method for treatment of back and neck pain. Her mission is to get her patients moving again so they can get back to living life.  Her areas of interests include back and neck pain, orthopedics, and post surgical.

Jaime lives in rural Jefferson County with her husband, Thad. They have two adult children. She enjoys being outdoors, walking with her dogs Boone and Rusty, and working on their farm.