FOCUS is a full-service Outpatient Therapy clinic in Eagle River.

Outpatient Therapy clinic is now accepting adult clients who experience chronic, unresolved pain.If you have been experiencing pain for some time, you may be at a loss for what to do next or where to turn.Improving outcomes for our patients with persistent pain through neuroscience education and collaborative care.

Meet the team!

Kathryn Richardson

Occupational Therapist (M.S.,OTR/L)

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  • Therapeutic pain specialist (TPS) and Fellow in Training for
    Pain Science (FIT(PS)) with advanced training in pain
    neuroscience education, graded motor imagery, pacing,
    graded exposure, and other treatments that harness
    neuroplasticity in an effort to reduce neuropathic pain from
    the cortical level.
  • Over 15 years of experience treating both pediatrics and
    adults with persistent pain.
  • Common diagnoses treated include:chronic low back pain,
    neck pain, fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome
    (CRPS), phantom limb pain, arthritic pain, brachial plexus
    avulsion injuries, and other neuropathic pain conditions.
  • Areas of special interest: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    (CRPS) and phantom limb pain.
    Co-author of current
    treatment guidelines for CRPS (Harden, et al. Pain
    Medicine, 2013)
  • 7 years of experience practicing the Biopsychosocial Approach to physical therapy, which acknowledges the complex interactions between an individual’s biology, psychology, and socio-environmental setting in order to develop a unique plan of care for every patient.
  • Utilizes Pain Neuroscience Education (PNE), a novel evidence-based approach to treating pain that educates the patient on how pain is produced by the body.
  • Integrates PNE into physical therapy techniques including
    mindfulness training, breath-work, graded exposure, pacing,
    mobility, endurance, and strengthening exercises to reduce
    neuropathic pain while optimizing movement and functional
  • Develops a treatment plan based on YOUR functional goals so you can get back to the activities of daily living (ADLs) and recreational pursuits that make life enjoyable and meaningful.

Here is a video testimonial from one of our patients!

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