CORA South County
St. Louis, Missouri 63128
CORA South County provides state-of-the-art treatments with licensed clinicians laser-focused on superior outcomes, and passionate about personal care. The highly trained staff specializes in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Concussion and Vestibular Therapy, Sports Medicine (rehabilitation and conditioning) and Pre- and Post-op Rehabilitation.
CORA Physical Therapy is Missouri’s leading physical therapy provider serving our St. Louis, Missouri community with more advanced treatments. More evidence-based approaches. More exceptional patient outcomes. And no one—no one—works with more insurance providers. We treat everyone right and customize our treatment programs to address problem areas so our patients can get back to participating in the activities they love!
- ActiveTracks (Community Outreach Platform)
- Auto Injury Rehabilitation
- Back Stabilization
- Balance Training
- Concussion Examination & Treatment
- DorsaVi Movement Analysis
- Fall Prevention
- Gait Analysis & Training
- Manual Therapy
- Massage Therapy
- Movement Impairment Analysis
- Myofascial Release
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Osteoporosis Program
- Pain Management
- Physical Therapy
- Pediatric Therapy
- Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)
- Post Offer Employment Testing (POET)
- Pre- and Post-Operative Rehabilitation
- Selective Functional Movement Assessment
- Senior Services
- Spinal Mobilization
- Sports Medicine
- TMJ Dysfunction Treatment
- Vestibular Treatment
- WorkTracks (Work Comp Solutions)
Our CORA South County clinic is located in the old Ben Franklin space, next to Crazy Bowls and Wraps. Across from St. Anthony's hospital. Lamplighter Plaza.
Meet our Team
Katie Boxdorfer Smith, PT
Katie has more than 27 years of outpatient physical therapy experience in the St. Louis area. She is a St. Louis native, growing up in South City and is a 1992 graduate of Saint Louis University with a Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy. Katie treats a variety of orthopedic injuries, and she's worked extensively with patients post-surgery. Her primary area of interest is working in orthopedic/sports medicine, treating patients ranging from high-level amateur to professional athletes to "weekend warriors." She also specializes in strength and conditioning for all individuals of all ages, including athletic training with local high schools and soccer clubs. Katie continues to expand her manual skills and therapy techniques with ongoing continuing education in orthopedic and sports medicine. Her treatment philosophy is to empower patients through education, posture correction, and exercise to overcome injuries, with the goal of helping patients reach their treatment goals and return to their optimal level of physical well being. Outside work, Katie enjoys spending quality time with friends and family and enjoys watching Cardinals and Blues games.
What's Your CORA Story?
I had five surgical procedures on my right knee in 2019, which were followed up with stints at CORA South County for physical therapy. The staff took time to review my situation and designed programs to get me back to optimum physical shape. I also was provided exercise programs that I could do at my home to continue rehabilitation of my extremely balky knee. It's taken a while, but I've moved from being bed-ridden, to a wheel chair, to a walker, to a cane, and now, finally, walking freely; all thanks in no small part to the dedicated team of professionals at this facility. The staff was very well prepared for every session and the time was parceled out virtually to the minute so that I realized the maximum benefit of each visit.
Severe pain and lack of mobility due to a spinal fracture brought me to therapy. What has impressed me most is the sincere caring attitude of the whole staff. From the receptionist, student, therapists, and manager, everyone has been trying their best to help me to attain the highest level of physical function that I can attain. From a patient’s perspective, this is a very important part of the healing process.
I could barely walk or even sit upright when I began treatment. Now, I am back to walking my dog, and taking care of my home, to the best of my current abilities. I feel strongly that this trend will continue throughout my last few visits with CORA. I send a heartfelt THANKS to the entire staff.