About Us

Providing orthopedic and neurological treatment since 2001

ORION Physical Therapy has provided skilled treatment for orthopedic and neurological injuries or illness since 2001. Kyle Smith, founder and president of ORION Physical Therapy, is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), a Propriceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) 3b instructor, a member of the International PNF Association (IPNFA), and a Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist.



  • B.S. in Physical Fitness with an Emphais in Athletic Training, San Diego State University
  • Masters of Physical Therapy (MPT), the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (renamed as Western University of Health Sciences)
  • Completed a 6-month residency program in the Kaiser Vallejo PNF Program as a Level 3b instructor
  • Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist, National Stroke Association, www.Stroke.org

Volunteer Organizations

  • National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD), Volunteer Ski instructor in the Sit-Ski program since 1998 www.nscd.org

The video shows Dave, an avid skier, returning to the slopes for the first time while recovering from stroke.