Backcountry Therapeutics, LLC.

Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy based in Palmer, Alaska.

Based in the Mat-Su valley, Backcountry Therapeutics, LLC. offers Occupational therapy, Physical therapy and Speech therapy to children with varying diagnosis in a variety of treatment environments so that every child has the best possible chance at achieving their goals and independence.

State-of-the-Art Facilities

We provide kids and their families a warm and friendly environment to learn, grow, and develop. Our facilities include a swing room, rock climbing wall, bouncy house, calming rooms just to name a few. We also offer equine facilitated OT/PT/ST at our dedicated nearby horse ranch.

Our Story

Backcountry Therapeutics, LLC was started in Feb 2012 with offering Occupational Therapy to kids in their homes and in a small rented clinic/pool. We have since grown to have 20 therapists between Occupational, Physical and Speech therapy and our own 9,600sq foot facility solely for pediatrics. We started with the goal to be able to offer the kids of the Mat-Su valley, with varying diagnosis, a variety of treatment environments so that every child has the best possible chance at achieving their goals and independence.

Pediatric Therapy at Backcountry Therapeutics, LLC located in Palmer AK
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Community Based

We offer Occupational, Physical and Speech therapy in the community to make your child’s sessions more realistic and functional to the real life experiences. Community sessions include, but are not limited to, parks, shopping stores, restaurants, libraries, etc. We understand that therapy doesn’t stop when you leave the clinic.

Home Therapy

Home Health

We offer Occupational, Physical therapy and Speech therapy to clients and their families in their home if recommended and when travel appointments are available on our schedule.

Aquatic Pediatric Occupational Therapy


We offer Pediatric Physical, Occupational and Speech aquatic therapy in a 24 ft round saline pool. The pool is heated to 93 degrees year round. At 4.5 feet deep it offers a safe and fun environment for kids to grow and develop skills.

Teletherapy at Backcountry Therapeutics, LLC


We offer Speech, Occupational and Physical therapy via multiple virtual platforms for families with immunity or transportation concerns, or for those who do not live close enough to a clinic to receive in-person therapy. We understand many families live outside of towns with services and want to make sure all children have access to wonderful therapists.

Equine Pediatric Occupational Therapy


We offer Equine facilitated Occupational, Physical and Speech therapy year around. Your child can work on functional life skills while interacting with horses. This program addresses motor development, strength, coordination, confidence, sensory exploration, emotional and self regulation coping skills, overall processing and other important skills.

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Occupational Therapy Session at Backcountry Therapeutics, LLC, located in Palmer AK




Finance Options

We offer flexible and affordable options, from private pay to major insurance providers that include but are not limited to: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Premera, Aetna,  Cigna, EBMS, Tricare, etc. We do accept Medicaid.

Location | Contact

Main Location
7200 Jim Cottrell Cir,
Palmer, AK 99645
Phone: 907-982-3897
Fax: 866-283-2986

Flying Horse
Equestrian Center
9500 E Horse Play Circle
Palmer AK 99645