Therapeutic Associates, Inc. is founded
Jim McKillip, PT meets Robert Dicus, PT. The two become partners, forming what would become Therapeutic Associates, Inc.
First clinic opens
Jim McKillip, PT opens TAI’s first clinic in Van Nuys, CA, one of the first private practices in the country.
First hospital contract
TAI engages in its first hospital contract with Providence St Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.
1 clinic and 1 hospital contract in 1 state.
APTA Self Employment Section is formed
The APTA Self Employment Section (now called the Private Practice Section “PPS”) is formed. Robert Dicus is instrumental in its development and serves as its first Chairman.
Flanders Physical Therapy opens
Flanders Physical Therapy (now known as TAI – NW Portland Physical Therapy) opens as our first private practice in Oregon. Dan Jones, PT is the Director/Owner.
3 clinics and 3 hospital contracts in 2 states; Treated over 150,000 total patients.
TAI expands to Albany, Salem, and additional Portland, Oregon locations
First clinic in Washington opens
West Seattle Physical Therapy opens as our first clinic in Washington. Steve Anderson, PT, DPT is the Director/Owner.
TAI expands into Eugene, Spokane, Bend, Tri-Cities, Seattle, and Southern Oregon areas.
Northwest Rehab Alliance
TAI founds Northwest Rehab Alliance, an Independent Practice Association network of private practice therapy clinics.
Warner Owens PT becomes CEO
Warner Owens, PT named CEO, taking over position when founder Jim McKillip retires.
Motion Picture contract
Motion Picture Television Fund contracts with TAI for Rehab Services in California.
Over 20 clinics and 3 hospital contracts in 3 states; Treated over 750,000 total patients.
Steve Anderson, PT, DPT is named CEO.
TAI Growth in Idaho and Washington
Boise Physical Therapy Parkcenter opens as our first clinic in Idaho. TAI expands into the Olympic Peninsula, Yakima, and Post Falls areas.
Therapeutic Associates’ physical therapists honored in Oregon, Washington and Idaho
Three physical therapists were each presented the Physical Therapist of the Year award by their state association.
- Oregon Physical Therapy Association (OPTA)
William Temes PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
- Physical Therapy Association of Washington (PTWA)
Steve Allen PT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
- Idaho Physical Therapy Association (IPTA)
Matt Booth PT, OCS
Steve Anderson PT, DPT honored
Steve Anderson given the Private Practice Section’s highest honor, the Robert G Dicus Award.
Nearly 70 clinics and 2 hospital contracts in 4 states; Treated over 1,500,000 patients.
Jennifer Lesko PT, DPT honored by PTWA
Jennifer Lesko PT, DPT, was awarded the Physical Therapist of the Year award by the Physical Therapy Association of Washington (PTWA).
Scott Wick honored by APTA Private Practice Section
Scott Wick was presented with the Friend of the Private Practice award at the PPS Annual Conference.
TAI growth approaches 100 locations
Combining 85 outpatient practices and 13 contract locations, TAI grows to 98 locations across Oregon, Washington, Idaho and California.