Chris Lee, PT, DPT, Cert. VRS, FAAOMPT-FIT, Clinic Director

Chris is the Clinic Director of Highline Physical Therapy in Des Moines. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis, MO in 2017, and is currently undergoing a Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy to further his skills. He has a special interest in orthopedic manual physical therapy and enjoys helping clients of all ages. He has a passion for building solutions for his patients and knows how to get you back to doing what you love doing. Outside of the clinic, Chris volunteers his time providing medical services at local and regional badminton tournaments, and occasionally competing as well. He also loves traveling back to Vancouver, BC, his home town, to spend time with his family and friends.

Samantha Chisholm, PT, DPT

Sam is a physical therapist at Highline Physical Therapy in Des Moines. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Washington in 2019. She has many clinical interests including balance/fall prevention, women’s health, and ergonomics. Sam is a strong patient advocate and prides herself on empowering her patients, giving them the tools they need to recover from and prevent future injuries. When she’s not in the clinic, you can find Sam exploring new restaurants, practicing yoga, mountaineering, scuba diving, crocheting, tending to her houseplants, and traveling the world!

Laura Jimenez, LMT, PTA, CLT, CPT

Laura has been practicing physical therapy for eight years in an outpatient orthopedic setting. She graduated in 2010 from PIMA Medical Institute in Seattle with a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Honing her skills even more, she received her degree in 2016 as a Licensed Massage Therapist. And in 2017, became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist as well as a Certified Personal Trainer. Laura has a history in Sports Therapy working with high school athletes and provided care for the Seahawks in 2011 during the NFL lockout. In her spare time, Laura enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and their dog “Pepsi”.

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