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3/18/2013 12:00:00 AM CENTRAL
Updated: 3/18/2013 11:19:19 AM CENTRAL
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Mid America Rehab Welcomes Back Ryan Buchheit
Ryan Buchheit, PT

Mid America Rehab, the county’s first rehabilitation and wellness center, welcomes Ryan Buchheit, Physical Therapist, Certified Hand Therapist, and Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, back to the Perryville location.

Ryan Buchheit is a 2001 graduate of Maryville University in St. Louis.  He began his physical therapy career working for Mid America Rehab at their Perryville location in September 2001 and has been working at their Ste. Genevieve location as the director since May 2007.  In November 2008, Buchheit completed his training and testing to become a Certified Hand Therapist.  Buchheit is now transitioning back to the Perryville Mid America Rehab location as of February 2013. 

Buchheit specializes in outpatient rehab, sports medicine, and work conditioning programs.  He also works closely with local businesses to help ensure their employees are working in a safe and effective manner.  Buchheit regularly visits local industries to assess their work stations and update their job analysis for the WorkSTEPS® employment testing program as well.   

Buchheit joins the therapy team of five physical therapists, four physical therapist assistants, and one athletic trainer/physical therapist assistant at Mid America Rehab in Perryville.  He will be working with a wide variety of patients including orthopedics, sports, neurological, and acute care.  Buchheit stated, "I am excited and appreciate the opportunity to be back in my hometown, working in such a state-of-the-art facility.   We will do everything we can for you to get you back to Work, Play, and Life.”

Mid America Rehab, a partner of Perry County Memorial Hospital, was founded in 1994 with three clinic locations in Southeast Missouri.  The goal of the clinic has always been to provide top quality service in a cost effective manner, allowing patients to realize and maintain wellness.  Services offered range from industrial and extended care rehab; hand, physical, and aquatic therapy; in addition to sports medicine, industrial consultation, and wound care.

For more information about Mid America Rehab and the services offered visit or call 573-768-3349.