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John Fiore, PT

John Fiore wearing Altra Timp
John created Sapphire Physical Therapy in 1995 and has twenty-one years of clinical experience as a physical therapist. A 1993 graduate of the University of Montana, John is equally passionate about his profession and spending time in the Montana outdoors. As an avid competitive trail ultra-runner, John adds real-world injury treatment and functional injury prevention experiences to his practice. In addition to running, John can be found cycling, skiing, and exploring Montana and the west. With advanced training in manual therapy and integrated dry needling, John brings an eclectic approach to his outpatient practice. Whether you are experiencing physical therapy for the first time, or are less than satisfied with the results of prior medical intervention, John is the physical therapist for you.
Specialties & Interests
Dry needling

  • Functional movement evaluation to determine source of pain
  • Running/walking video evaluation
  • Running injury treatment & prevention
  • Orthopedic overuse injury treatment
  • Functional core strengthening & conditioning
  • Pre & post-operative rehabilitation
  • Manual therapy to promote joint health & mobility
  • Work-related injuries and functional capacity evaluations
  • Back & neck rehabilitation

Client Testimonials
You made me a believer in PT …I don’t wait around hoping injuries will just go away. My treatment included exercises & techniques to prevent injury from re-occurring. You got me through three marathons and I’m shooting for #4 this July!!!” -Bridget J.

Sapphire helped me gain strength and knowledge about my carpal tunnel. They also helped me fully recover so that I didn’t have to consider surgery. Thanks John!” -Rose C.
John Fiore @ SkimoJohn Fiore backcountry skiing