Northland Rehab, formerly known as Northland Physical Therapy, is a therapist owned company that has been providing expert care North of the River for more than 40 years. Since those early years, Northland Rehab has been able to grow from 4 employees to 20 and has added 2 locations to service the entire Northland area! We provide patients with a full spectrum of effective outpatient care options including physical therapy, hand therapy, sports medicine services, performing arts physical therapy, and worker’s compensation services. We have assembled a team of highly skilled physical therapists who are devoted to providing expert care, so our patients can achieve maximum results.



Laeth Hamil


Laeth graduated with an Exercise Science degree and continued on to the University of Kansas Medical Center where he graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017.

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Willie Yuen


Willie received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of New Mexico and went on to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Kansas in 2010. See Full Bio.

Dwayne Woldruff


Dwayne earned his Bachelor’s degree from William Jewell College in 2006. He returned to school and earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Rockhurst University in 2018.. See Full Bio.

Kyann Whitener

Front Office

Kyann graduated with her Bachelors in Healthcare Administration in 2015 and joined Northland Rehab in 2015.. See Full Bio.

Danielle Lanfermann


Danielle earned a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training and in Kinesiology from Kansas State University in 2011 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Wichita State University in 2016. See Full Bio.

Trina Day


Trina earned her bachelor's degree from Northwest Missouri State University in 2011 in Biology and Psychology and her doctorate in physical therapy from Rockhurst University in 2014. See Full Bio.

Ward Strahan

PT, Director of Work Comp

Ward earned his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Kansas in 1998, and a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from KU Medical Center in 2001. See Full Bio.

Colleen Keeton

Front Office

Colleen is a Northland native; joined the Northland Rehab team in 2017.

Katy Mercurio


Katy received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Creighton University in 2015. She began her career in Chicago in outpatient orthopedics and has recently returned to her hometown of Kansas City to continue her practice with the Performance Rehab team.See Full Bio.

Tanner Vinson


Tanner received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Newman University in 2014 and earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2018. See Full Bio.

Lisa Schmidt

Certified Hand Therapist

Lisa earned her Bachelor of Science from University of Kansas Medical Center.. See Full Bio.

Alicia Robertson

Front Office

Alicia has worked for Northland Physical Therapy since 2016. She was raised in the Northland and moved back to the area a few years ago. See Full Bio.