Dr. Amy D. Zornow

Amy D. Zornow Physical Therapist Owner
Dr. Amy D. Zornow, Physical Therapist, Owner


Education is critically important and we must continually strive to 'stay in touch' with cutting edge physical therapy treatment. As the needs of individuals change, so must our treatment approaches adapt. Amy completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy, from Des Moines University, a nationally accredited program.

Amy has been a Licensed Physical Therapist for more than 24 years and still gets 'fired up' about Physical Therapy and enjoys analyzing the best treatment approach for each individual patient. In addition to her formal education, Amy has taken numerous Continued Education courses regarding: back and neck pain, shoulder injuries, injured workers, knee and ankle pathology, pregnancy, core stabilization and more.

The 'secret to success' at 1st Choice Physical Therapy, is the incredible team that we employ. The clinical and office staff is second-to-none and give each patient a unique and individualized plan of care. The level of care is 1st rate. Our Patient Satisfaction Surveys corroborate the outstanding efforts; confirming that our patients received a positive outcome, they appreciated our services, and they would recommend us to others.

Growth of the company has been successful, since the inception of the business. As the needs of the community have increased, so has the outreach of 1st Choice Physical Therapy. Our community involvement is diverse and extensive. We enjoy many special connections and sponsorships with sports teams, musical and dance groups, local school programs, Chambers, churches, charitable organizations, and MORE! Call us today! If you are unsure whether Physical Therapy will work for you, please take advantage of our Free 15 Minute Consultation. We thank you for your patronage.


  • Bachelor of Arts: Biology - Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
  • Bachelor of Science: Physical Therapy - Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy: Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa

PERSONAL DATA: Amy is originally from South-Central Minnesota. She enjoys outdoor activities, physical exercise, tennis and caring for her four active children. Physical Therapy continues to be a very rewarding career for her and ownership of the company has been an excellent experience. Amy is both a clinician and administrator of 1st Choice Physical Therapy She has the privilege of directing an outstanding TEAM of individuals and enjoys treating patients of all ages!

GOAL: Amy's first goal for each patient is to promote patient independence and offer quality care, while reducing pain and increasing function. The second goal is for continued growth as a result of 'Word-of-Mouth' marketing: The greatest compliment a patient can give us is to refer their friend to 1st Choice Physical Therapy.