To our patients, we commit to provide the most effective, clinically superior physical therapy humanly possible at a fair price. The measure of our success will be found in the trust we build and in the hearts of those we heal. To our associates, we commit to provide a positive, respectful, and fair work environment. We will invest in their professional growth to ensure a compassionate and knowledgeable team of professionals. The virtues of integrity, honesty, and loyalty will make up the moral fiber that bonds us. Our culture is driven by values and principles. At Upstream Rehabilitation we are committed to leading the way to good health – it is our business. We strive to provide an inclusive work environment where our differences are celebrated for the value they bring to our communities, our patients and our teammates, and we commit to continue to focus on diversifying every level of our workforce accordingly.
They include accountability, adaptability, balance, compassion, excellence, inclusion, investment, servanthood, teamwork and trust. Learn how this shapes our company by viewing the detailed list below.
Chief Executive Officer
David Van Name
Founder and Senior Advisor
Chief Financial Officer
Chief of Strategic Growth
Chief Clinical Officer
Chief Compliance Officer
SVP of Human Resources
Executive Vice President, Operations Excellence
2004 – Upstream Rehabilitation formed, acquiring Benchmark Rehabilitation Partners and Preferred Therapy Providers
2005 – Expanded into Georgia
2005 – Acquires Integrity Rehab Group expanding its offering into managed physical therapy services
2006 – Committee of Clinical Excellence was formed to advance the quality of care and provide opportunities for senior therapists
2008 – Introduced the Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program
2012 – Expanded into Kansas, Missouri, Alabama and Louisiana
2014 – Expanded into North Carolina
2015 – Expanded into Texas, Arkansas and Oregon
2017 – Expanded into Washington
2018 – Completed merger with Drayer Physical Therapy Institute
2019 – Opened 100 new clinics, acquired 12, and expanded into Iowa
2020 – Successfully grew through the pandemic, opening 53 new clinics and acquiring 3 additional
2021 – Ron Kuerbitz joins as CEO. Upstream acquires Results Physiotherapy to become the largest dedicated outpatient physical therapy provider in the United States. Opened more than 150 new clinics
Accountability: We are personally and collectively responsible for delivering on our commitments.
Adaptability: We recognize that change is inevitable and therefore proactively pursue new opportunities and continuous improvement.
Balance: We operate an amazing clinical company with a focus on sound fiscal responsibility while maintaining perspective for time allocated for work and other aspects of life.
Compassion: We act with kindness, empathy and caring for all those we serve.
Excellence: By focusing on being the best, we deliver an experience that exceeds our customers’ highest expectations.
Inclusion: We honor the inherent value of every individual’s unique story, experience, contributions and perspective.
Investment: We are committed to the growth and success of our most valuable resources – our people and our communities.
Servanthood: We identify and serve the needs, aspirations and priorities of others before our own.
Teamwork: We leverage our collective genius while respecting each member of our team and supporting one another in achieving our goals and mission.
Trust: We have faith that we will uphold the highest standards of stewardship, honesty, transparency and integrity in all that we do.