Mr. Christian E Appel
DPT OCS Cert MDT

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Christian is co-owner and founder of Great Northern Physical Therapy in Bozeman, MT. Great Northern Physical Therapy is an outpatient physical therapy clinic specializing in the treatment of orthopedic, sports and pelvic health conditions. Christian graduated from the University of Montana in 1991 and obtained his clinical doctorate with an emphasis in musculoskeletal management from the Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professionals in 2012. Christian is a board certified orthopedic specialist and certified in Functional Dry Needling and McKenzie. He is a faculty affiliate with the University of Montana school of Physical Therapy and serves as vice president of the Montana chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. Christian has been an invited speaker, presenter and moderator at local, state, national and international conferences. He is an avid trail runner, climber, mountain biker, archer and fly fisherman. When not in the clinic Christian can often be found searching the backcountry for grizzly bears.