If you or a loved one needs expert care after an injury, disease or disorder impacts normal functioning, look to Kristen Jost, MD, a physiatrist at Avera Medical Group Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Sioux Falls, SD.
Restore Function with Expert & Compassionate Care
As a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, Dr. Jost is part of a multidisciplinary team of Avera providers, focused on helping you achieve the highest level of function, independence and quality of life possible.
- Diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and pain syndromes – everything from traumatic brain injuries and stroke to surgical recovery and activity-related injuries
- Electrodiagnostic studies to evaluate neurological disorders
- Injections for pain management
- Rehabilitation to restore function
Dr. Jost believes that good communication – especially listening to her patients – is key to successful treatment. “I make sure to listen to my patients first and foremost. They’ll guide you in the right direction,” she says.
Her go-to health advice is to “move, exercise and enjoy your life as much as you can.”
In her free time, Dr. Jost enjoys yoga and dancing, particularly taking adult ballet classes. She also likes to take her dogs for walks and go rock climbing, running and biking.