Meet Our Team

Matthew Booth, PT, DPT

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist

Matt Booth graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). His interest in manual therapy has led to completion of Level III in the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy, a certification in Augmented Soft-Tissue Mobilization (The ASTYM™ System), and extensive training in Myofascial Release.

Matt is clinic director of Therapeutic Associates Boise Physical Therapy – SE Boise. His clinic offers specialties in treatment of sports and work comp injuries, chronic pain, and Men’s Health issues of pelvic pain. Matt blends his athletic interests of running, cycling, and triathlon into the clinic to offer specialized bike fitting, treadmill video gait analysis, and injury prevention/treatment workshops.

Matt is involved in the Physical Therapy profession as the State Government Affairs Liaison for Idaho and as the Chair of the Idaho Physical Therapy Political Action Committee.

Jerrod Ackerman, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Jerrod Ackerman graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Ohio University, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiology of Exercise, Magna Cum Laude. He has a strong interest in hands-on, manual therapy and has been trained in multiple techniques by several premiere clinicians, instructors, and researchers throughout the nation.

Jerrod’s passion for physical therapy stems from the ability to directly and dramatically improve a patient’s physical and emotional well-being through highly individualized treatment techniques, education, and activity modification. He strives to deliver the most progressive, evidence-based treatments to all patients to provide the quickest and most effective outcomes possible. In doing so, Jerrod makes your goals, his goals.

Jerrod was born and raised in Milan, Ohio, but moved to Boise after completing several clinical experiences in the western United States and developing a passion for the mountains, outdoors, and wide-open spaces. Other interests include running, hiking, basketball, music, playing guitar, travel, new experiences, and an overall active lifestyle.

Shannon McGrath physical therapist

Shannon McGrath, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Shannon graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA, as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami, Cum Laude. Throughout her graduate studies, she developed a passion for hands-on physical therapy while training with several expert clinicians involved with the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapists (NAIOMT). Since moving to Boise, she has had the opportunity to expand upon her interests in the field through her training in the Fascial Distortion Model (FDM).

Shannon enjoys working with athletes of all backgrounds. While pursuing her degree in Boston, she participated in a course on adaptive sports with one of the nation’s largest rehabilitation hospitals, learning how to work with disabled athletes and individuals to facilitate their safe return to a variety of activities. Upon moving to Boise, she had the opportunity to continue working with athletes and joining the wellness team with the Ballet Idaho.

Growing up on Cape Cod, MA, Shannon picked up a love for playing tennis and kayaking. In her spare time, she also enjoys incorporating her passion for nutrition into cooking, as well as going for hikes, skiing, and traveling whenever possible.

Lynsey Wagner, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Lynsey graduated from Colorado State University with a BS in Health and Exercise Science – Sports Medicine in 2007. She then received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) with distinction from Northern Arizona University in 2012.

Lynsey continues to pursue additional education from the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT) and has received training in the Fascial Distortion Model (FDM). She has been involved as a member of the Orthopedic Residency Program which encourages continued education through mentorship and advanced classes. Lynsey enjoys working one-on-one with her patients to develop individualized treatment programs aimed at helping them reach their goals. Her clinical focus is on orthopedic rehabilitation with a strong emphasis on patient-specific education, biomechanical analysis and patient empowerment. She has a variety of experience working with chronic pain, women’s health issues, sports related injuries, neurological and balance impairments, and injury prevention.

Lynsey grew up in Boise, Idaho and has a passion for the outdoors. When not at work, Lynsey can be found camping, swimming, biking and spending quality time with her family and friends.

Naomi Fisher - Southeast Boise

Naomi Fisher, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Naomi graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Madison-Wisconsin, Cum Laude, where she also graduated with distinction earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology Exercise Movement Science, Magna Cum Laude. She is enthusiastic about a hands-on approach to physical therapy utilizing a variety of manual therapy techniques, including training in Fascial Distortion Model (FDM), since moving to Boise. Naomi has also gained intensive experience treating a variety of vestibular diagnoses that can often cause dizziness.

Naomi became a believer in the power of exercise as medicine from her personal transformation from a couch potato turned runner. This sparked her passion for physical therapy to promote holistic health and wellness through exercise within her community to improve the quality of lives of others and empower them. Naomi enjoys working with individuals of all backgrounds to develop with them an individualized and fun approach combining manual therapy, education, and functional movement training to assist them in reaching their goals. Her background as a personal trainer complements her training in manual therapy and vestibular rehab to treat a variety of conditions and populations.

Naomi was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin where she developed a love for a variety of activities including running, yoga, climbing, snowboarding, hula hooping, camping, hiking, biking, film photography, live music and anything that involves water. During clinical internships in the Northwest, Naomi fell in love with the mountains and variety of landscapes and outdoor activities Idaho has to offer.

Timmy Royer

Administrative Supervisor

Kristin Harwood

Reiki Practitioner

Kristin, originally from Northern Idaho, graduated from the University of Idaho with a B.S in Sports Science and M.S in Health Promotion. She is currently a Health and Wellness instructor at the College of Western Idaho and has worked in the health and wellness industry for years. She began her study of energy anatomy after learning to manipulate energy through movement. Kristin is Usui Reiki level one and two certified and is currently working on her Master certification in Tanran Reiki. Kristin is passionate about helping others and aiding in their spiritual growth and development.

Amy Henkel, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist | Physical Therapy Aide

Amy graduated with honors from Milan Institute of Massage Therapy. She competed at the collegiate level on the women’s basketball team at Eastern Washington University while earning a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Psychology. After graduating, Amy went on to play professional basketball in Denmark for a year.
Working in a physical therapy environment, Amy has the ability to communicate with the physical therapists and incorporate a therapeutic, healing touch. She tailors every massage session to the client’s specific needs and integrates different modalities. Amy enjoys helping her clients manage pain while restoring health and is trained in techniques such as deep tissue, swedish, sports massage, subtle energy, prenatal, and myofascial release.

Alyssa Hodgkinson

Physical Therapy Aide
Megan Wohlers

Megan Wohlers

Physical Therapist Aide, Certified Personal Trainer

Megan graduated from Boise State University with a B.S. in Kinesiology, where she gained knowledge and experience in the world of human movement. Megan earned her personal training certification and corrective exercise certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Her passion has always been to help people, and personal training allows her to help people live healthier lifestyles and reach their goals.

Kelsey O'Leary, LMT, NASM-CPT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Kelsey is a Licensed Massage Therapist and a Certified Personal Trainer (National Academy of Sports Medicine). She is very enthusiastic when it comes to educating clients about their bodies and how they work so that they can take the information they learn into their everyday lives. Her goal is to enhance the quality of life in the clients she works with by creating an individualized, therapeutic protocol for each individual.

Her approach to bodywork with each client depends on their needs as well as what they want from each session. Some of the benefits of the work include: Reduction of chronic pain, reduction of stress and anxiety, increased blood circulation and lymph function, increased flexibility and range of motion as well as injury prevention/education.

Marcie McGuinness, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer

Valerie Munson

Front Office Assistant | Physical Therapy Aide