Emily Blaskey, PT
Physical Therapist | St. Joseph's Hospital since 1983
Emily came to St. Joseph's in Chippewa Falls from her first position at Community Hospital Center for Sports Medicine in Indianapolis where she worked for over two years. Her clinical areas of interest over the years include inpatient and outpatient orthopedics, sports medicine, home health, industrial rehabiliation, and vestibular rehabilitation.
She spends much of her time doing consulting work in local businesses in the area of injury prevention and management. She enjoys making presentations to hospital employees, businesses, and the community and has been involved numerous health fairs and outreach programs.
Her passion for fitness bridges across the work and home life continuum. She has been a competitive runner, canoer, swimmer, and biker. She is a race director for countless running, cross country skiing, and snowshoe races. In 2002, she took a four month leave of absence from St. Joseph's Hospital to ride her tandem bicycle across the United States with her husband, Mark. Her friends and colleagues at St. Joseph's were able to keep track of her progress from a website that was kept filled with photos and journal entries of their adventures.In her spare time, she teaches vegetarian cooking classes and volunteers at the symphony.