Patsy Yelsa, PT

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

Patsy Yelsa, PT

Personal Biography:

Patsy specializes in physical therapy evaluation and treatment planning for infants and children, providing treatment plans that families can follow at home.

To meet the unique needs of pediatric physical therapy patients, Patsy considers the activities and settings of children's daily lives – school or play time for example – and works to create therapy plans that can be incorporated in those settings, as well as treatment plans that are respectful of each family’s strengths and limitations.

Patsy worked for 15 years at the Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City in various capacities including director of outpatient therapy and director of family centered services. Prior to joining Samaritan, Patsy spent five years serving pediatric patients through the Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service District.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor's degree: University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
Master's degree: University of Utah
Certification: Neuro Developmental Treatment Association, pediatric therapy



  • Physical Therapy
    Physical therapy is the treatment of disease or injury by physical means. It may utilize heat, cold, water, electricity, manual therapy and/or individualized exercise to bring about optimal physical function. With input from your primary care provider, our therapists will develop a personalized treatment plan to help improve your functional mobility.