Meet Your Staff

John F Harrington, MPT, Owner

John is a 1983 graduate of Capital High and a 1988 graduate of Carroll College with a degree in Combined Science:Biology and Chemistry. He went on to receive a Masters of Physical Therapy from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia in 1991. Upon returning to Helena, he worked at St. Peters Hospital and then opened up Manger- Harrington Physical Therapy in 1997 along with Mike Manger, PT.  Currently, he is the sole owner of HPT.  John is active in the community, including the Exchange Club of Helena and the Saints Athletic Association.

In his free time, John likes to be with family at the lake, as well as hunting, fishing, golfing and coaching

Areas of Expertise/Advanced Training: Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Foot and Ankle Rehabilitation, Foot Orthotic Evaluation and Intervention, Golf Rehabilitation, Shoulder Rehabilitation, Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical and Lumbar Spine, Total Joint Replacement Rehabilitation
Don Harris, PT

Don graduated from the University of Montana School of Physical Therapy in 1990. He has worked in orthopedic based practices since then and has worked for HPT for the past 16 years. He enjoys hiking, cross country skiing, and cycling. 

In his free time, Don enjoys hiking, cross country skiing, and cycling.

Areas of Expertise/Advanced Training: Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Foot and Ankle Rehabilitation, Foot Orthotic Evaluation and Intervention, Biomechanical Analysis (Walking, Running, Cycling), Total Joint Replacement Rehabilitation


Stacy Tureck, PT

Stacy graduated from the University of Montana School of Physical Therapy in 1993 and has worked for 23 years in an outpatient orthopedic setting.  She has been at HPT since 1999.

In her free time, Stacy enjoys being outdoors and is an active hiker/trail runner, mountain and road biker, cross country skier and backpacker.

Areas of Expertise/Advanced Training: Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Spine Rehabilitation (including neck, headache and low back pain),  Total Joint Replacement Rehabilitation, Shoulder Rehabilitation, Balance/Falls Prevention, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Concussion Rehabilitation

Tana Cromwell, MPT

Tana grew up in White Sulphur Springs, attended Montana State University, and then earned her Masters of Physical Therapy degree in 1997 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Tana enjoys treating patients of all ages and diagnoses including sports injuries and general orthopedics. She also has special interests in spine rehabilitation, concussions, headaches, pregnancy and postpartum back pain, incontinence treatment, and vestibular/vertigo/balance issues.

In her free time, Tana enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, hiking, hunting, running, cooking and gardening.

Areas of Expertise/Advanced Training: Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Spine Rehabilitation, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Concussion Rehabilitation, Chronic Headaches, Women's Health, Total Joint Replacement Rehabilitation
Jamey Williams, PT
 
​​​​​​​Jamey graduated from the University of Buffalo in 1995. He has worked in Orthopedic rehab and sports medicine for 21 years, with an emphasis on shoulder and ankle/foot rehabilitation. Jamey has worked in a variety of locations, working with a spectrum of patients from world class athletes to injured workers.

In his free time, Jamey is busy with his young family, and enjoys cross country skiing, shooting sports and being in the great outdoors.

Areas of Expertise/Advanced Training: Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Foot and Ankle Rehabilitation, Shoulder Rehabilitation, Knee Rehabilitation, Total Joint Replacement Rehabilitation


Dusty Lindeen Kuglin, DPT

Dusty earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in 2012 from the University of Montana in Missoula. She has experience working with a diverse population including high-school athletes, adults and geriatric patients. Dusty believes in the importance of returning people of all ages to their daily recreational and vocational activities to provide the highest quality of living possible. She feels patient education is a vital component of rehabilitation to help patients become advocates for their own health and function.

In her free time, Dusty enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, fishing, working out, hiking, ice skating, golfing, cross country skiing and boating.

Areas of Expertise/Advanced Training: Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Manual Therapy, Balance Training/Fall Prevention, Women's Health, Arthritis Education, Concussion Rehabilitation, Total Joint Replacement Rehabilitation

Heather Park-Skogen, MPT

Heather attended University of Washington for undergraduate school and then obtained her Master’s of Physical Therapy from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA in 1996.  She worked for 8 years in Portland, OR in a multidisciplinary chronic pain and worker rehab clinic. She then moved back to Yakima, WA where she spent 12 years in outpatient orthopedic working with a wide variety of diagnoses and populations.  She relocated to Helena with her husband, a Montana native, August of 2015. 

In her free time, Heather enjoys riding her horses, boating, camping and generally spending time outdoors.

Areas of Expertise/Advanced Training: Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Chronic Pain, Manual Therapy, Spine Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation post Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA), Total Joint Replacement Rehabilitation

Christel Harrison, OTR/L CHT (Certified Hand Therapist)


Montana License #119 BS, University of Manitoba, 1976

Areas of Expertise/Advanced Training: Orthopedic Occupational Therapy, Elbow/Wrist/Hand Rehabilitation, Job Site Evaluation, Upper Extremity Splinting, Musical Performance Injury
Mike Harvey

Mike is a native of Helena. He has worked at Harrington Physical Therapy since 2000. Mike cares for each patient that walks through the door. Mike is very empathetic to people and the struggles they are facing during their rehabilitation. If you need anything Mike will help you in any way he can.

In his free time Mike enjoys family activities getting together with friends, tennis, golf, bike riding and juggling.


Physical Therapy Tech
Maggi Kuxhaus

Maggi has began working for HPT in 2004. Since 2012, Maggi has headed up our AR and Billing Department.

With her completion of AAPC coding and Medical Billing courses, she has acquired a broad range of knowledge needed for handling all medical insurance claims.

She will be happy to help you with al your billing questions and concerns.

Healthcare Reimbursement Specialist
Hillarie Troyer

Hillarie has been with HPT since 2012, her love for people is obvious. You will be greeted with a welcoming smile and will feel at home when you walk in the door. She looks forward to helping you schedule an appointment to begin your healing process.


Scheduling Coordinator