Linnea Comstock PT, DPT, OCS MPA
Linnea has been a physical therapist since 1983. She worked as a staff and lead physical therapist at Providence St. Peter Hospital, started the PT Clinic at the Memorial Clinic, and has been in private practice for 17 years. She received her Orthopedic Board Certification through the American Physical Therapy Association in June of 2011 and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in August 2015. She graduated Magne Cum Laude with her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Washington, and later received her Master’s of Public Adminstration from The Evergreen State College in 1995. Linnea loves to get to the bottom of why people have muscle and joint pain. She critically evaluates each patient’s pain problem and prescribes custom exercises to fit the exact issue. She especially likes to treat neck and shoulder pain, back pain and knee/foot problems using this approach. She also treats many pelvic floor patients for pain, and incontinence. She enjoys being with family (especially her grandson) and friends, being in and around water and travel. She has been in Washington State most of her life and looks forward to our beautiful summers.
Lori Waterman PT, DPT, PRPC, OCS
Lori has been a physical therapist since 1988, working in the Olympia area since 2006 after a period of staying at home caring for her children. She completed her transitional doctorate of physical therapy (DPT) in 2011, and received board certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) from the American Physical Therapy Association in 2012. Since June of 2010, she has been treating patients with pelvic health issues, with specialty training completed through Herman & Wallace Institute. She was just notified that she passed the inaugural Pelvic Therapy Practitioner Certification exam through Herman &Wallace. Her bachelor’s degree was through Ithaca College in New York, with graduate degree through AT Still University.
Lori is passionate about helping people restore symmetry and balance to their neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems to allow for the greatest ease and efficiency of movement. She loves helping others to more fully understand their bodies, in order to return to the activities that have meaning and purpose for them. In her non-work life, she cooks, gardens, spins wool, knits, reads books, loves yoga and weightlifting. She is married to an infectious disease doctor, Steven Standaert, and has three daughters with ages ranging from middle school through college. They live in Littlerock, WA on 5 acres with goats, turkeys, chickens, honeybees and a large not-adequately-cared-for garden.
Jeff Powney PT CYT
Jeff graduated from Physical Therapy with Distinction from University of Alberta in Canada in 1996. He worked in a variety of positions with sports medicine in Australia, neuro and outpatient orthopedics in Texas, skilled nursing as a travelling therapist and then outpatient orthopedics when coming to Olympia. Jeff has always loved learning about the human body, especially the myofascial and neuromuscular systems and how it affects our well being. He has taken classes in myofascial release, visceral manipulation, craniosacral therapy, joint mobilizations and muscle energy technique, and a variety of forms of movement therapy. He became a certified yoga teacher in 2002 being a big believer in how the mind, body and breath are connected and loves to help people move and be better in their bodies.
In his spare time, Jeff has always been active playing a variety of sports and activities, but has always loved badminton, volleyball, yoga, working out, and dancing (especially swing, Latin, and old school 80's). Mostly he loves playing in the outdoors, throughout the year, including hiking, backpacking, skiing, cross country skiing, paddle boarding/kayaking, and mountaineering. He is married to Tracie Powney, who also works in the health field as a mental health counselor, and has 2 teenage children.