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ARC Physical Therapy+ Opens Clinic in Platte City, Missouri

ARC Physical Therapy+ is pleased to announce the opening of the new Platte City, Missouri clinic.

“We’ve been looking to expand with a clinic in Platte City for some time now,” ARC Physical Therapy+ COO/Partner Ben Peterson said.

Ben Peterson 2020 crop“A Healthcare Resource”

“Platte City is roughly halfway between our longstanding North Kansas City and St Joseph clinics, and we have a lot of patients and workers’ compensation customers who live in between those locations. The Platte City clinic will allow us to better serve them with a more convenient location and to partner with those involved in Platte City’s industrial, commercial, and residential expansion. We look forward to being a healthcare resource for this great community.”

Clinic services include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Post-offer employment testing
  • Work Conditioning/Return to Work programs
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Blood Flow Restriction therapy
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Gary Gray techniques
  • Graston technique
  • Job analysis
  • Kinesio taping
  • McKenzie Diagnosis and Treatment methods
  • Mulligan concept
  • Onsite services
  • Pain Neuroscience techniques
  • Running program
  • Vestibular/balance programs

Meet the team:

Sarah DiersenThe Platte City clinic is run by Sarah Diersen, Clinic Director, whose focus is return to work rehabilitation, ergonomic education and extensive patient training in body mechanics and balance.

“I’m excited to lead the Platte City clinic and help patients achieve new levels of strength and recovery,” Sarah said. “I love creating personalized plans to help patients manage pain, recover from injury and improve their overall health and movement.”

With advanced training in The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) and Therapeutic Neuroscience Education, Sarah joins the team from the St. Joseph clinic, where she has become a specialist in the workers’ compensation space over the past seven years.

“We are so fortunate to have skilled providers like Sarah who bring a deep level of expertise to help us carry out our mission in new areas,” Ben said.

“An Excellent Report”

Patient Jorja Hoehn speaks to the positive outcomes she had in working with Sarah after breaking her lower leg in four places and suffering a tibial plateau fracture.

“I was unable to bend my knee following two surgeries,” Jorja said. “After two months of doing the exercises Sarah taught me. . . I was able to bend my knee 125 degrees and received an excellent report from my surgeon.”

Clinic Details:


609 E. 2000 Kentucky Avenue, Suite D

Platte City, MO 64079


(816) 858-2368


Monday: 8am – 6pm

Tuesday: 8am – 1pm

Wednesday: 8am – 6pm

Thursday: 7:30am – 4pm

Friday: 8am – 6pm

Contact Us to Schedule an Appointment

The Platte City clinic is located just south of 92 Highway at 2000 Kentucky Avenue, Suite D, Platte City, MO 64079 (across the street to the west of the CVS in the same building as Stewart Title and Hills Family Dental).

Give us a call today to schedule your appointment at (816) 858-2368.

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