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Chelsie Paynter


Physical Therapist

Chelsie Paynter is a physical therapist at our Columbia clinic. Chelsie has a passion for treating the whole patient. She strives to consistently deliver personalized care to help others achieve goals of maximum function and independence.

Chelsie enjoys treating a variety of orthopedic injuries across patients in all age groups. She has a special interest in pediatrics. She treats in both the aquatic and clinic environment. Chelsie is certified in Graston Technique, an instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization technique, which she utilizes in her practice to treat dysfunctional tissue and restore movement.

Chelsie received her bachelor’s in Kinesiology at the University of Maryland in College Park in 2010, where she participated in club/intramural athletics, including soccer and lacrosse. She then ventured to Iowa, completing her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in 2013.

When not in the clinic, Chelsie enjoys spending time with her family, adventuring and being active.