Specialize Your Care


High Quality Staff

Rob Sumner is the only board certified orthopedic physical therapist, Doctor of Physical Therapy, licensed athletic trainer, and certified strength and conditioning specialist in Stevens County.


Individual Approach

Each patient is seen by one physical therapist for the duration of his or her evaluation, treatment and plan of care. This allows for optimal patient results through a collaborative approach between patient and physical therapist. Ultimately, this individual one on one approach allows for better results.


Specialized Care

Each patient dysfunction is evaluated by the most specialized physical therapist, and treated with specialized equipment. A treatment approach is designated to each patient’s needs to allow for a dynamic plan of care. Each patient is different…. your care should be too!

Physical Therapy

Your care, your needs, and your journey are individualized. At Sumner Specialized Physical Therapy every person is seen differently, meaning the care and treatment plan reflects this.

Sumner Specialized Physical Therapy is dedicated to providing individuals with the highest quality of rehabilitation services. The clinic is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their maximum level of physical function and providing comprehensive, community based rehabilitation services.

The personnel at Sumner Specialized Physical Therapy view each patient as an individual with unique needs, concerns, and resources and strive to acknowledge, understand, and respond to those unique needs. The personnel strive to encourage community integration and to live life to the fullest capacity.

To achieve such quality care and to ensure functional outcomes, the personnel are committed to working and communicating together as a treatment team dedicated to meeting the patient’s rehabilitation needs.

Rob is trained in many of the latest assessment, treatment, and manual therapy techniques, including:

  • Balance assessments with Biodex Balance System
  • Concussion identification and management
  • Core stabilization programs
  • Individual rehab progressions
  • Sports enhancement
  • Athletic injury management and prevention
  • Trigger point release and neuromuscular techniques
  • Muscle energy techniques
  • Soft tissue mobilization and fascial release
  • Active isolated stretching
  • Joint mobilization
  • Orthotic fabrication
  • Post surgical rehabilitation
  • Sports injury assessment and treatment

Sumner Specialized Physical Therapy is your premier clinic for physical therapy in the Colville Valley and Stevens County.


Bone, muscle, tendon, ligament.  If you have it… we can treat it. Identification and treatment of fracture, sprain, strain,  tendinitis, and instability.

Post Surgical

Restore function with safe progression from ACL, rotator cuff repair, rupture repair, knee/hip replacement, back surgery, to ankle reconstruction.

Sports Medicine

Athletic training, concussion management, taping/wrapping, and return to play progressions.


Strength and conditioning, work conditioning, balance training.

Ready to Specialize Your Care?

Contact us today to set up your initial assessment and start your journey to recovery!

What People Have to Say

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Robert D. Sumner, PT
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No. A physical therapist may evaluate and treat any patient with an injury related to the body. Most insurance companies with cover these services as well.