Two Physical Therapists Join Community Hospital Rehab

McCook, Nebraska—Two physical therapists, a McCook native and his wife, have made the decision to return to his roots. Brett Burton, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS and his wife, Candice Burton, PT, DPT, OCS, moved to McCook from Phoenix, Arizona in late 2022. They joined Southwest Nebraska Physical Therapy, the rehabilitation company that provides physical therapy at Community Hospital.

Brett, the son of Bill and Cori Burton, was born and raised in McCook, graduating from McCook High School in 2007. His parents currently live in Elkhorn, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2011 with a degree in athletic training and from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2014 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. He also completed a sports physical therapy residency program at St. Luke's Sports Medicine in Boise, Idaho, becoming a sports clinical specialist in 2015.

He has worked at St. Luke's Health System in Boise with EXOS in Phoenix. Brett has spent five years working in sports medicine and has spent the last three years taking these concepts to aging adults and those living with chronic conditions.

He founded One Harmonic Motion to provide blood flow restriction (BFR) education to health and fitness professionals and Somavive to provide online wellness services utilizing BFR. Both businesses will continue to operate from McCook.

Candice grew up in Los Angeles, California, graduating in 2012 from Azusa Pacific University with a degree in applied health. She received a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2015 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She also completed an Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program in 2018 at HonorHealth in Scottsdale, Arizona, becoming an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist.

Her previous work experience includes St. Luke's Health System in Boise and HonorHealth. She has spent seven years working in outpatient orthopedics.

The couple has three boys, ages four, two and eight months.

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