Christy grew up in the Puget Sound area and completed her occupational therapy training at The University of Puget Sound in 2000. She started her occupational therapy career in the United States Army, serving on active duty for four years at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. While in the Army, she earned a special designation as an Upper Extremity Neuromusculoskeletal Evaluator. She then relocated to Washington State and has been working at Cascade Rehabilitation since 2004. Christy attained her hand therapy certification in 2007. Since then she has continued to advance her clinical skills by attending advanced hand training seminars and with regular review of current peer reviewed literature. In addition to spending time with her husband and three children, Christy enjoys singing with her church’s worship team and exercising.
John is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). John has lectured in the University of Arizona’s Surgical and Non-surgical Sports Medicine Fellowship Programs and the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a clinical instructor for the University of Arizona’s Integrative Medicine Program.
DPT, OCS, COMT graduated from Minnesota State University with a BS in Biology, and DPT with distinction from Pacific University in 2007. She has attended the Kaiser-Permanente Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy Residency, certified in orthopedic medicine and manual therapy for the spine and extremities through IAOM, certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American
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Valerie graduated with a Degree in Physical Therapy from the UM in MN in 1981. She became an international instructor for the IAOM in 1994; at that time she also received recognition as a specialty instructor in manual therapy education by the German PTA. Valerie is the Founder and current Education Director of the IAOM-US and she instructs IAOM courses in the USA & Europe. She is the Practice Director of Advanced Physical Therapy in Anchorage, Mat-Su Valley and Fairbanks.