Ronald J. Wenger, a native of Salina, KS, graduated from the University of Kansas School of Physical Therapy in 1973. In 2012, he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine, Florida. He and his wife, Linda, owned a Physical Therapy clinic in Minnesota for over 40 years. They later moved to Durango, where Ron has continued his care of patients for the past seven years. Ron is an OCS, or an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, and has a certification in manual therapy. He has treated individuals with diagnoses ranging from TMJ disorders, cervical pain, shoulder pathologies, knee injuries, and back, hip, foot and ankle disorders. Additionally, Ron has 35 years of experience in Functional Capacity Evaluations with a certification through DSI Work Solutions, onsite ergonomic assessment, and on site early intervention. Ron enjoys returning people to their maximum level of activity. He enjoys helping geriatric patients, both to remain independent in and out of their homes as well as to help prevent falls and their deleterious effects. He believes in treating his patients as if they were a family member or a friend.
Ron and Linda have three children, two of which live in Durango, while the third resides in Salt Lake City. In his free time, he enjoys training for the Iron Horse Classic, snowshoeing, hiking, and spending time with his grandchildren.