Janet Wells | PT, MSPT

Janet Wells, MSPT

Janet began practicing physical therapy over 21 years ago in Telluride, CO. Her past 19 years have been here in Durango. Janet graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a minor in Psychology. She then moved on to Boston University and graduated with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 1991. She has served on the Board of Directors for our state’s physical therapy association and was the recipient of the Bob Doctor Award for exceptional service to the COAPTA. Janet has also been an assistant clinical professor for the department of Physical Therapy at CU.

Janet has specialized training in:

  • Men’s and women’s pelvic floor dysfunctions
  • Management of difficult shoulders
  • LB/SI dysfunctions
  • Hip pain and weakness
  • LE injuries with an affinity for rehabilitation of ankles
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Custom Foot Orthotics
  • McConnel and Kinesiotaping, Partridge shoulder taping

Janet’s practice has mainly been in outpatient orthopedics. She is course certified to treat men’s and women’s pelvic floor dysfunctions, including: urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic pain and spasm, post prostatectomy and post-partum issues. She also recently completed a 3-part course for management of difficult shoulders. Janet has carved out niches in aquatic therapy, custom foot orthotics and specialized supportive taping including Kinesiotaping.

Having played soccer for the University of Tennessee, Janet has always enjoyed outdoor exercise. Mountain biking and nordic skiing are her mainstays here in Durango. She and her husband, Scott, have 2 energetic and wonderful daughters, Morgan and Sydney.