Steve graduated with his Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 1977. In 1979 he founded Evergreen Physical Therapy in the Spokane Valley and in 2001 opened Therapeutic Associates Liberty Lake Physical Therapy.
Steve has continued his advancement of skills throughout his career. He became a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist in 1986 and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists in 1996. He is the recipient of the Physical Therapy Association of WA (PTWA) 2009 PT of the Year Award as well as the PTWA 2011 Award for Clinical Excellence. He serves as a faculty member for the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy and as an adjunct faculty member for Eastern Washington University’s Physical Therapy program. He is also the head trainer and physical therapist for the Freeman High School Lady Scotties basketball team.
Outside the clinic you can find Steve riding his bike most months of the year. He also enjoys running and spending time with his family.
“I love the biomechanical challenge of helping patients overcome injury and pain. The body is a complex wonder, and it takes nothing less than absolute passion and expertise to be the best clinician I can be for my patients.”