Cory Faris PT - Jon Hereth PTA
Current Role Working With The Athletic PopulationWe welcome all athletes, with a particular emphasis on graded loading progressions and movement organization. We have extensive experience with team sport athletes, throwing athletes and barbell/strength athletes.
Summit Rehab is an outpatient physical therapy clinic that is employee-owned by Cory Faris. We have been treating patients and been a pillar in the community since we opened our doors in 2005. Since that time, our successful approach to patient care has steadily helped us develop relationships with a number of local doctors that refer their patients to us, resulting in the growth of our team and facilities. Our three convienent locations presents a welcoming atmosphere from the moment our patients walk through the door.
Academic Background and Professional Training
Cory is a co-owner and director of Physical Therapy at Summit Rehab and Wellness. Cory graduated from Rockhurst University with his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 2006. During his time at Rockhurst, he was able to participate in a study furthering the research involving female athletes and ACL injuries and developing injury prevention strategies. He completed his Bachelor’s degree at Northwest Missouri State University where he majored in Biology and Psychology. His professional interests include sports and orthopedic physical therapy, ACL and injury prevention in the female athlete, along with spinal manual therapy and chronic pain education. Cory is a Certified Spinal Manual Therapist, certified through The International Spine and Pain Institute. In his free time he enjoys playing flag football, and coaching his two sons in soccer and baseball. Cory lives with his wife and two sons in Lee’s Summit, MO.
Jon graduated from MCC-Penn Valley and became licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 2009. He currently treats patients and is the assistant administrator at Summit Rehab in Lee’s Summit, MO. Professionally, Jon’s interests include sports and orthopedic physical therapy, injury prevention, chronic pain, and following a movement-based approach popularized by the works of Gray Cook, Charlie Weingroff, Dr. Vladimir Janda and Dr. Stuart McGill. As a therapist and athlete, Jon enjoys looking at the mechanics of human movement in order to help patients achieve maximum performance in their own lives. An active strength athlete and highland games competitor, Jon has become one of the “go-to” rehab specialists for strength and barbell sports across the area.