Sam Foster, DPT
Dr. Sam Foster received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2018 from Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, WV. Prior to PT school he received his Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science from Wake Forest University. While attending Wake Forest, Sam was a three sport athlete in Men’s Cross Country, Indoor Track & Field, and Outdoor Track & Field. Sam is certified in and practices functional dry needling, IASTM, soft tissue cupping, and kinesio taping.
Sam uses a knowledge of functional movement patterns to help patients look beyond isolated injuries to better understand why an injury occurred and how to prevent it from recurring. He is an endurance athlete coach through Foster Endurance and volunteers as a distance coach for the Bozeman Special Olympics team and with Bozeman Track Club’s youth trail program. For fun Sam likes to travel around Montana’s trails and backroads by foot or on a gravel bike with his fishing rod in tow. He also enjoys racing and has won the Bozeman Marathon, Run to the Pub Half Marathon, and the Bangtail Divide 38k.
Eddie Stevenson, DPT
Dr. Eddie Stevenson grew up in Bridger, MT before receiving his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Montana State University. He participated in the football and track and field teams while at MSU. Eddie received his Doctor of Physical Therapy in Austin, TX at the University of St. Augustine in 2015. He has completed extensive post-graduate coursework in orthopedics and sports rehab as well as advanced manual therapy training for conditions of the spine and extremities. Eddie has a particular interest in ACL rehab, with Bozeman’s ambitious skier population keeping him busy in this department. He has ample experience treating various orthopedic conditions, serving Bozeman’s active community since 2016. Outside of the clinic, Eddie has a passion for fitness and the Montana outdoors. He enjoys fishing, hunting, snowboarding, and exploring Montana’s peaks.
Milica McDowell, DPT
Dr Milica McDowell is the founder of Clearwater PT, launching the clinic in 2003 after she graduated from University of Colorado with her Master’s Degree. Milica received her Doctorate in PT from Idaho State University after creating an ACL injury prediction model for female athletes. Prior to her graduate training, she attended Montana State University, double majoring in Exercise Physiology and Health Promotion, she returned to MSU and served as a University faculty in Health and Human Performance from 2012-2019. Milica is a serial entrepreneur having started numerous healthcare and wellness businesses, she is currently taking a break from full time physical therapy treatment to focus on healthcare tech and product consulting for Meddkit, Physitrack, and several health-adjacent product companies. When she’s not behind a computer or podium, you can find her running with her dogs or skiing and surfing with her family.