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Meet Our Team

Ken Call - West Kennewick Physical Therapy

Kenneth Call, PT, DPT

Clinic Director | Doctor of Physical Therapy

TREATMENT PHILOSOPHY:
Ken enjoys getting to know his patients by assessing their rehab needs as well as learning about their history and life stories. His treatment approach has always been one-on-one care. Education is a critical part of the rehab process both for the therapist and patient. He is a clinical instructor and has doctorate students from around the country in clinic to provide education for future physical therapists. All patients are educated about their condition and general health/wellness needs.

EDUCATION:
Ken graduated from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences Physical Therapy program in 1994, and then completed his doctorate work in physical therapy in 2004. Ken has taken several manual therapy courses, is an APTA clinical instructor, and has certifications in ASTYM, BikeFit, and ErgoScience work testing.

EMPLOYMENT:
Ken moved to the Tri-cities in 1994 and began working for Therapeutic Associates. He opened the Therapeutic Associates West Kennewick location in 1997 and then opened the Southridge clinic in 2012 to help better serve the rehabilitation needs of the community.

PERSONAL:
Ken spends as much time as he can with his wife and their 5 sons. Ken has always been an outdoors enthusiast. He especially enjoys hiking, fishing, hunting, and participating in various sporting activities from 70.3 distance triathlons to century rides. Ken is a big supporter of community activities and events, particularly those that lend to a healthier community.

 

Chris Whetton - West Kennewick Physical Therapy

Chris Whetton, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Chris is a recent graduate of the University of Utah Physical Therapy Program. He obtained a Bachelor of science in Athletic Therapy from Weber State University in Ogden Utah, He has a specific interest in Orthopedics and plans to pursue Orthopedic Specialization within the next few years.  Although he is originally from Ogden, Utah Chris has lived in various places including Skagway, Alaska, Seattle, WA and the Dominican Republic.

During his undergraduate studies, Chris spent two summer working in Alaska where he met his wife, a Washington state native. He and his wife returned to the northwest in 2017 after Chris finished school. Thanks to his time in the Dominican Republic, Chris is fluent in Spanish and loves working with people from various different backgrounds and cultures.

During physical therapy school, Chris was heavily involved in the University of Utah’s student run pro bono clinic. He served on the board of directors as an attending liaison and used his Spanish skills to help serve the non-English speaking portion of the underserved population of Salt Lake City.

He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids. He also enjoys hiking/backpacking, camping, fishing, both watching and playing soccer, as well any other enjoyable ways he can find to stay active.

Keefe Lynch - Therapeutic Associates Richland Physical Therapy

Keefe Lynch, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Keefe is truly passionate about getting to know people and helping them return to the activities they enjoy. He is quite the character often found smiling, laughing, and just having fun. Growing up in Bend, Oregon he fell in love with the outdoors and participating in sports. During his own personal experience with physical therapy, something he didn’t know anything about at the time, he discovered a profession that fit his purpose in life perfectly.

He earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Oregon in 2009, then moved down south to acquire his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2015 from Texas Tech Health Sciences center in Lubbock, Texas. He is particularly interested/proficient with post-operative orthopedics, runners, athletes, and public service workers (firefighters, police, military) so he trained to become certified as a Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator “TSAC-F” through the NSCA.

After traveling most of the US and working as a physical therapist in several states, Keefe returned to the Pacific Northwest and has settled down with his wife in the lovely Tri-Cities. Together they enjoy being at church, traveling, working out, running, cooking and spending time outdoors.

Elizabeth Simmons - West Kennewick Physical Therapy

Elizabeth Simmons, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant
Taylor Smith - West Kennewick Physical Therapy

Taylor Smith

Exercise Specialist
Ehren Pofahl - West Kennewick Physical Therapy and Richland Physical Therapy

Ehren Pofahl

Clinic Administrator