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Meet Our Staff

Cathy Sulentic-Morcom, PT, MPT, Owner Cathy Sulentic-Morcom, PT, DPT/Owner

Cathy has worked in the Northern Black Hills since 1986 and has called the Black Hills her home for most of her life. In 1995, Cathy established Black Hills Physical Therapy, Inc, an independently owned private physical therapy outpatient clinic committed to providing the highest quality, evidence- based Physical Therapy services to the Northern Black Hills. She has been a committed member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1981 and actively involved in the South Dakota Physical Therapy Association, holding several offices and committee positions.
Education:
  • Post-professional Doctorate in Physical Therapy
  • Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions with emphasis on Executive Private Practice Management, 2014
  • Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota, 1993
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy, 1983
Specialties:a Extensive continuing educational background in manual therapy and orthopedic post-graduate course work.
  • Manual Therapy
  • Work Injuries
  • Ergonomic Training
  • Functional Job Analysis
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • General Orthopedics
  • Hand Therapy
Certifications:
  • Certified Workwell Systems industrial medicine provider: FCE, FJA, PWS
  • Certified ASTYM soft tissue treatment provider
Awards: South Dakota Physical Therapist of the Year, 2006 Cathy feels blessed to be working in a profession she loves and believes in. Outside of work she enjoys biking, skiing, golfing and generally being in the great outdoors.

Jens Matson, PT, DPT, OCS, CMPT Jens Matson, PT, DPT, OCS, CMPT

After earning his Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Jens entered a two-year post-doctoral residency for further specialization in orthopedics and manual therapy. He is a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy (OCS) and certified manual physical therapy (CMPT). He specializes in care and prevention of orthopedic and musculoskeletal injuries, orthopedic manual therapy, sports rehabilitation, and has a special interest in the care of patients with post-concussion syndrome. Jens' passion for Physical Therapy resides in being able to establish a personal connection with each patient he treats. He utilizes a patient-centered approach and strives to establish individualized treatment plans for each person with consideration and focus on the unique needs and goals of each individual.
Education:
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy. Creighton University, 2014
  • Postdoctural Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy 2017
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist (COMT) North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy 2017
  • BA Double major Exercise Physiology and Studio Art. St. Olaf College, 2010
Specialties:
  • Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome Treatment/Management
  • Vestibular Dysfunction Evaluation/Treatment
  • Tempromandibular Dysfunction and Headaches
  • Running Gait Assessment and Injury Prevention
Certifications:
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS)
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT) - North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy
  • Certified Therapeutic Dry Needling
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
  • Astym Treatment
Jens enjoys spending his free time outdoors throughout the Black Hills - golfing, backpacking and camping, fishing, and skiing with his wife.

Maria Matson, PT, DPTMaria Matson, PT, DPT

Maria is passionate about combining manual therapy techniques with exercise and functional movements to help her patients reach their goals and live a healthy, active lifestyle. She enjoys treating patients of all ages with orthopedic injuries, neuromuscular conditions, post-surgery, and chronic pain. She is also an Obstetrics Physical Therapist and is passionate about treating and reducing the risk of musculoskeletal dysfunction and pain in pregnant and postpartum women. In addition to physical therapy, Maria specializes in Alignment Based Yoga and strives to make yoga accessible and safe to everyone, young and old. Whether you are new to yoga or returning back after an injury, she can provide modifications and/or specific individualized programs to help you meet your goals.
Education:
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Creighton University, 2013
  • B.S. Combined Sciences, Santa Clara University, 2008
  • Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, 2017
  • Extensive post-doctural education through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy
Specialties:
  • Manual Physical Therapy and Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Obstetrics Physical Therapy
  • Alignment Based Yoga Therapy Focus
  • Balance and Fall Prevention
  • Running Gait Assessment and Injury Prevention
  • Fluent Spanish Speaker
Certifications:
  • Astym Treatment
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
  • Alignment Based Yoga Instructor
Outside of the clinic, Maria enjoys hiking, running, stand up paddle boarding, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Cathy HackneyCathy Hackney, Billing Specialist/Administrative Support Manager

Cathy has been with Black Hills Physical Therapy since 2001. She has extensive knowledge in insurance billing, medical coding, HIPAA training, and Medicare rules and regulations. She uses her wealth of knowledge and skill with helping all customers with their scheduling and billing needs, as well as keeping Black Hills Physical Therapy staff and office current and well-informed on the many changes in health care.

Colleen Crofutt, Receptionist

Colleen is a native of the Spearfish community. She is the friendly voice you hear when you call or the friendly smile that greets you when you walk in our door. Colleen does her best to accommodate your scheduling needs and assist with your insurance issues. Outside of work, Colleen enjoys hunting, hiking and exploring the back roads of the Black Hills area, along with spending time with family and friends.

Daesha Erskin, PT Aide, Front Office Assistant

Daesha Erskin is our Physical Therapy aide and front office assistant. She is a Spearfish native and graduate of Spearfish High School. She is attending Black Hills State University for Pre-med. Her hobbies include camping in Custer State Park, hiking with her dog , Willow, and rock climbing at Sylvan Lake. She is a great addition to our staff and ready to help wherever needed with a smile on her face!