Alena Ori Baughan, PT, DPT
Alena was born and raised in the Flathead Valley. She was an 8 time varsity letter winner in Basketball, Volleyball and Track at Flathead High School. She went on to play collegiate Volleyball and Track at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Pre-Professional Health Sciences with a minor in Occupational Safety. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Montana in 2014.
Alena’s passion for physical therapy began after her own rehabilitation for injuries sustained in a snowmobile accident. Her personal experience with orthopedic surgery, extensive physical therapy, and emotional sequelae have helped her to become the practitioner she is today. Alena strives to empower and educate her patients to help them reach their goals. She is passionate about the impact physical therapy plays in restoring wellness and quality of life.
Alena thoroughly enjoys the outdoors and taking advantage of the beauty of Montana. She is always setting new goals for herself, such as running a half marathon or backpacking through the Grand Canyon.