Melanie Hanson, MPT

Melanie received her Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Montana in 2003, after completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Calgary. She is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Melanie joined Benton Franklin Physical Therapy in 2006 and enjoys working with people with a variety of orthopedic conditions.

In her free time, she enjoys cycling, the outdoors and watching hockey.

Rodney Kump, DPT

Rod graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology. He then attended Creighton University and graduated in 1998 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Rod joined Benton Franklin Orthopedic Associates in 2002. He enjoys all areas of orthopedic physical therapy with a special interest in sports medicine. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and belongs to Orthopedic and Sports sections.

Rod lives in Kennewick with his wife, Heidi, and his daughters, Ashley, Emily, Erin and Sarah. He enjoys spending time with his family, running, basketball and reading.


Josh received his Master of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota. He has recently pursued his career and clinical interest in hand upper extremity rehabilitation. He completed his internships at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, Golden Valley, MN; Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN; and Park Nicolet Methodist Hospital, St. Louis Park, MN. His next step is to obtain his Certified Hand Therapist credentials. In addition to clinical work, Josh enjoys sports, cooking, live music and listening to his vinyl records.