Staff Therapists

Jason Barney, DPT

Jason received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.  His main area of interest in physical therapy is manual therapy and orthopedics.  He also has experience with wound care as well as sports injury treatment.

Jason received his B.S. degree from Southern Utah University in Nutrition.  He is married with 3 daughters.  He enjoys being outdoors, hunting, camping, boating, and sports.  Spending time with his family continues to be his favorite activity.

Jay Langford, DPT

Jay is from Kaysville, Utah.  He received his Associates in Science from CEU, Bachelors in Exercise Science from Brigham Young University, and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Utah.
Jay has many interests in physical therapy including pediatrics, backs, and wounds.  He has experience with children of all ages, including newborns, through early intervention, school based therapy, and outpatient pediatric clinics.  He did his doctoral project on scoliosis and how certain exercises can halt the progression of scoliotic curves.  And he has attended courses on high risk wounds and has been able to implement his training for many people.

Jay’s most recent training is in the Graston Technique of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilizations (IASTM), which is very beneficial in treating chronic musculoskeletal problems such as tendonitis.

Jay is married to Mindy Mays, who grew up in Price, and they are happy to be back living here with their two children.  In his spare time, Jay loves racquetball, soccer, martial arts, fishing, hiking, camping, and the outdoors.

Dustin Webster, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Dustin is an occupational therapist with Castleview Physical Therapy.  As our “OT”, he specializes in hand and wrist rehabilitation, splinting, and is certified as a lymphedema therapist through the University of Wisconsin.  Dustin has professional experience in the areas of early intervention, outpatient pediatrics, acute care, skilled nursing, and home care settings.  To quote Mr. Webster:  It is a privilege and honor to work with the fine residents of Carbon and Emery County in advancing their personal goals for greater health and independence.”

Dustin grew up in American Fork, Utah and earned his Associate degree from the Utah Valley State College.  He transferred to Brigham Young University for a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education.  Following BYU, he graduated from Colorado State University with a Master of Science degree in occupational therapy.

Outside of the clinic, Dustin enjoys spending time with his wife and 5 children at their home in Carbonville.  He enjoys feeding the pigs and flipping arrows.  He has recently learned to operate a muzzleloader and looks forward to the hunting season.  He dreams one day to own and operate a family milk cow.

Lee J. Nielsen, PT

Physical Therapist, Emery Medical Center and Jeff Manley Wellness Center in Price.

Lee is a physical therapist at both the Price and Castle Dale offices for Castleview Hospital.  He also provides home care physical therapy for the home health agencies in the Carbon/Emery area.
Lee has almost 20 years of experience as a physical therapist including orthopedics, industrial rehab, skilled nursing and home care.  He is also certified as a senior strength trainer, a clinical instructor, and ergonomic assessment specialist, a functional capacity evaluator and a lymphedema therapist.

Lee received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science/Psychology from Brigham Young University.  He earned his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Texas Women’s University with magna cum laude honors.

Outside of the clinic, Lee enjoys spending time with his wife, five sons, and two daughters.  He enjoys the outdoors, camping, and playing the piano.

Paul Smith, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy, Price office

Paul mostly grew up in Provo, Utah.  He earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science at Utah State University.  He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of Utah.
Paul’s career has focused in orthopedics with a special interest in sports medicine.  In the winter months you’ll find him court side with USU Eastern's men’s and women’s basketball teams providing their sports medicine needs.  He along with the other PTs take care of the women’s volleyball and men's baseball teams too.

Outside of orthopedics and sports medicine, Paul has worked the the neurologic, aquatic, and wound care patients.  He has special training in “Total Motion Release (TMR)” techniques for establishing better ROM and strength balances.

Paul enjoys playing sports, especially football and soccer. Off the field he likes mountain biking, hiking, camping, fishing, and spending time with his wife and three kids. One of his new goals is to learn how to white water kayak.

Alison Smith, SLP

Speech/Language pathologist

Alison provides services to long-term care facilities and Early Intervention in the Price area. As the speech-language pathologist, she specializes in swallowing disorders and treatment, cognitive therapy, language development, articulation, stuttering, and voice therapy. 
Originally from Michigan, Alison graduated from Western Michigan University with Bachelor degrees in both psychology and Spanish. She spent five years in Tennessee doing case management work with adults, children and family units. While collaborating with other professionals, her interest grew in speech-language pathology. Alison returned to college and received her Master’s degree from Michigan State University.

Being new to Utah, Alison is enjoying the natural beauty of the state and learning about the area.

Amber Timothy, L.M.T.

Massage Therapist

Amber was born and raised in Heber City, Utah. She attended college at College of Eastern Utah from 1997-1999, where she played volleyball and went on to receive her associates degree in science.
Amber has always had a love for massage and knew it was what she wanted to do in life. She has had experience in both spa and medical settings.  She has focused on and loves deep tissue, trigger point, and sports massage.

Amber is very active and enjoys any kind of sports. The loves of her life are her husband and three kids. In their spare time they love boating, camping, going to Lake Powell and Disneyland.

Tiffni Monahan

Physical Therapist Assistant

Tiffni is a Physical Therapist assistant, who provides inpatient therapy at Castleview hospital, specializing in wound care.

She received her Associates of Science from CEU in 1991 and Associates of Applied Science in 1994 from Fort Morgan College in Fort Morgan, Colorado.  She has worked in various therapy settings over the last 18 years including home health, outpatient, and inpatient.

Tiffni is married to Dr. Dan Monahan and enjoys skiing with her husband on the weekends during the winter months.

Brian Powell

Rehab Director

Brian Powell is the current Director of Rehab at Castleview Hospital.  Brian was born and raised in Carbon County.  He graduated from CEU with an Associate of Science degree, received a Bachelor degree in Pre-Physical Therapy with a certificate in Gerontology and a Minor in Spanish from Utah State University in Logan, Utah.  He then went on to get a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Arizona School of Health Sciences in Phoenix, Arizona.

Brian has served as a therapist in the area for more than 12 years.  He is certified as a Lymphedema Therapist, a Senior Strength Trainer, a Clinical Instructor, and a Clinical Education Coordinator.  He enjoys all aspects of patient care but really enjoys wound care.  He works full time for the hospital and part time for the home health agencies in town.

Brian loves spending time in the outdoors with his family.  He likes to hunt, fish, and play sports.  He especially loves to go boating at Lake Powell.  He also spends a lot of time serving others in his church callings.