Knob Noster Physical Therapy is not part of a large corporate physical therapy chain and is locally owned and operated by some of the therapists that make up the KNPT staff. The clinic was opened to fill the need for physical therapy care and to promote health and fitness in the Knob Noster community. Since KNPT is a standalone clinic, therapists are able to focus on meeting the needs of each individual patient without having to meet any productivity standards that some larger companies require.
KNPT opened in June 2017 in a small office suite across from Subway in Knob Noster with one therapist who had business hours just three days a week. Soon a physical therapist assistant was added to the staff and in July of 2018 business hours were expanded to four days a week. Word of mouth continued to help the clinic grow and the office suite was no longer sufficient space for patient care. Property was purchased in March of 2019 and demolition, excavation, and construction of a new building commenced over the next year. The building was finished and KNPT was able to open the doors at the new clinic on April 13, 2020. The new clinic offers more exercise equipment options, a private treatment room, and more gym space for patient care.
Since moving to the new clinic, KNPT was able to expand business hours to five days a week with 11 hours of operation each day to provide more availability for patient care. The KNPT staff has also continued to grow and now includes two physical therapists and two physical therapist assistants. The clinic hopes to continue growing in order to meet the needs of the Knob Noster community.