Our Mission

Our Mission

At Guenthner Physical Therapy we are committed to healing people and restoring lives. It is our mission to provide the most comprehensive rehabilitation services to our patients, their families, and the health care community, in the greater Cincinnati area. We emphasize individualized, one-on-one treatment that focuses on quality, objective outcomes, and patient satisfaction. 

Our Guiding Principles

Guenthner Physical Therapy operates under eight guiding principles to support our mission.

CARE™: At Guenthner Physical Therapy, we deliver patient healing and restored function to pre-injury levels. For 28 years, we have applied the CARE™ approach to our work. We give complete attention to our patients to achieve immediate results. Our patients leave with a positive experience healed injury, and restored life.

Integrity: We will be truthful and honest at all times with patients, referral sources and co-workers. This includes honesty in documentation, billing, and in maintaining the privacy of those we serve.

Respect: We will respect the thoughts and opinions of those people that we serve and our co-workers. We will treat each other with dignity and respect at all times, and show appreciation for the contribution of others.

Communication: We commit to maintain open and honest communication with others at all times. We will actively work toward the positive resolution of problems and issues and not spend time with gossip and negative comments towards others. There will always be an open door policy with management and employees will feel free to bring issues to the attention of the practice without fear of retribution.

Ownership: We will take ownership for the outcomes of our patients and for our work behavior and actions.

Teamwork: We will work towards the improvement of the group as a whole, as well as, our own individual performance. We will strive to be a positive force for the work team.

Outcomes: We are dedicated to providing the best service possible to our clients and to exceeding our customer’s expectations.

Personal Growth: We will commit to pursuing personal, as well as, work place improvement of ourselves through means such as clinical education and by being open and encouraging to feedback from others. 

Our Team

Our employees are our most valuable resource. We support them in a manner that encourages excellence in clinical skills and personalized services for our patients. We demonstrate leadership in physical therapy by actively engaging in our professional organization, ongoing education and research, and in our community. 

Meet the team

Cathy DPT

Cathy graduated from St. Louis University with a BS in Physical Therapy followed by an MBA from Xavier University. In 1989, Cathy opened her first clinic which was affiliated with the University Pain Control Center. Several years later, she moved her clinic to the current White Oak location and added clinics in Bridgetown and Northern Kentucky. She has had extensive experience in pain management, home health, manual therapy, and orthopedics. Cathy also enjoys clinical education of physical therapy students and has worked with many colleges and universities training therapy interns. She is an advocate for providing high quality care to patients and promotes the CARE™ approach for treating injuries with all her staff; Complete Attention, Results, and Experience. Out of the office, Cathy enjoys biking anywhere in the world, skiing, mission work, and traveling. She is also a Xavier Musketeer basketball fan and tries not to miss a game! 


 Ali graduated from Indiana University with a BS in Kinesiology then continued her education at the University of Cincinnati with a Doctor of Physical Therapy.  Ali works full time in the acute care hospital and inpatient rehabilitation setting, but also has an interest in outpatient orthopedics, which brought her to the Guenthner Physical Therapy team on Mondays! In her spare time, Ali enjoys walking and hiking with her German Shepherd, Niko, running, and catching up on her very long list of books she wants to read. 

Kristin PTA

Kristin graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a BS in Health Science. She later returned to UC to become a physical therapy assistant. Kristin’s love of outpatient orthopedics brought her to Guenthner where her smile, positive attitude, and knowledge of orthopedics help the patient’s and staff alike. In her spare time, Kristin loves riding her horse, Rafa, and spending time poolside with her friends.