Christi Riley, DPT, OCS, CFMT, CIMT, ATC, CSCS, CPI, CFCE, CEAS, CCI, Clinic Director

Christi has been practicing physical therapy for over 21 years in the outpatient setting. She graduated from Chapman University in Orange, CA with her Masters in Physical Therapy in 1997. She then went on to pursue her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Western University of Allied Health Sciences in Pomona, CA in 2002. Christi spent an entire year in a Manual Therapy based Residency program and has extensive certifications and experience in Functional and Integrative Manual Therapy, Vestibular Rehab, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Cranio-Temporal Mandibular Dysfunctions, and Sports Rehab. She is also a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified Functional Capacity Evaluator, Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, and Certified Clinical Instructor. Christi has a long history of working with high school, college, and elite athletes as well as with the general population. She strongly believes in developing and maintaining a proactive lifelong approach to patient care. Her treatment philosophy involves a comprehensive and integrative systems approach to physical therapy with a special emphasis on manual therapy and Pre-habilitation. Christi is passionate about educating her patients, fellow colleagues and practitioners, and the general public about the gift of wellness and health in promoting a fuller quality of life. In her spare time, Christi enjoys traveling and experiencing different cultures and is often considered a “foody”. She lives for outdoor activities including skiing, golf, volleyball, soccer, and hiking. Additionally, she loves singing and playing drums. She feels grateful to be able to share her life with her husband and two beautiful daughters.

Caitlyn Cutshall, PT, DPT

Caitlyn is originally from Grandville, Michigan and obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Central Michigan University. She completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at Michigan State University. After practicing for several years in Michigan, Caitlyn moved to the Seattle area with her husband and two cats to explore the Pacific Northwest. Caitlyn likes to treat a wide variety of patients and floats between all of Highline’s outpatient clinics and Highline Hospital inpatient setting. She strives to make each appointment time she has with patients worthwhile and loves being a detective to find the root cause of each patient’s dysfunction. Caitlyn also has a special interest in Vestibular Rehab and Craniosacral interventions. Caitlyn enjoys baking, movies and walking and can often be found exploring new areas of Seattle on the weekends.

George Harrington, DPT, OCS

George graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2012 from Columbia University. He joined Highline Physical Therapy in October of 2014 after moving from New York City with his wife to be closer to family, where he worked for two years in an outpatient clinic in Manhattan. An APTA member since 2012, he specializes in treating a multitude of orthopedic and neurological dysfunctions. His treatment philosophy is to consider the whole patient, using a multimodal approach when addressing his patients’ needs whether musculoskeletal, neurological, or otherwise. George is also committed to continuing his professional development, including completing courses on Kinesiology taping and starting a manual therapy certification through NAIOMT. He received his Orthopedic Clinical Specialty certification in June of 2017.George has always been active, and his main passion is running. He ran cross-country and track and field in high school and college, and he continues to run recreationally. He has completed the 2013 New York Marathon and is running the 2018 Seattle Marathon. In addition, he has also completed a litany of 5Ks, 10Ks, and half marathons. He started the Running Program at Highline Physical Therapy, as he especially enjoys treating lower extremity injuries and getting people to return to their activity of choice, whether that be running a marathon or taking a stroll.

Tiffany Siu, DPT

Tiffany joined Highline Physical Therapy in December of 2016. She graduated in 2016 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Boston University. Tiffany believes that a successful treatment program makes the patient an active participant and driver in their recovery. She considers the patient, their environment, and their goals when creating individual rehab programs. She incorporates manual therapy with specific exercises and activities to help move each patient towards their goals. This approach is adaptable to people of all ages and physical ability, from children to athletes and the geriatric population. Tiffany has a special interest in Parkinson’s rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation, and post-concussion rehabilitation. She is a Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery Certified Therapist. She has great respect for the brain’s ability to remodel and adapt and enjoys working with complex conditions. She believes that exercise is the best medicine for any condition because it can release pain-relieving chemicals more effective than prescription medication and has positive effects of improved strength, balance, coordination, and flexibility. Outside of work, she likes to get outside as much as possible- hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, cross country skiing, and dancing.

Lindsey Doan, DPT

Lindsey joined Highline Physical Therapy in May of 2017. She graduated in 2016 from The University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, KS. Originally from Kansas (Go K-State!) she began her career in PT as a traveler, eager to explore the country and learn as much as she could along the way. She ended up at Highline and loved the people and atmosphere so decided to stay in Seattle. Lindsey loves that she gets to work in a field that empowers patients to take control of their own health and provides the groundwork for them to do so! Her treatment philosophy revolves around actively listening to the patient and looking at the body as a whole in order to determine the best way for the patient to achieve their goals. She has a special interest in manual therapy and is always looking for new ways to improve her skills through continuing education courses. Lindsey also works with the Vestibular population and post-concussion rehabilitation with hopes of developing a more comprehensive post-concussion program for our area. Despite leaving her traveling PT days behind her, she still loves to explore the beautiful places Washington and surrounding areas have to offer on her free time. She can also be found eating her way through Seattle, puppy-sitting for her friends’ dogs, hiking, and working out at the gym whenever possible!

Lori Webb, M.A., CCC-SLP

Lori graduated from Washington State University in 1999 with her Master’s degree in Speech Pathology. Lori believes in individualized treatment for all patients. She also believes there must be education provided for families/patients to ensure carryover of services. Lori looks forward to helping her patients become as effective as possible in communicating their thoughts and ideas to loved ones. “Witnessing improvement in communication skills in everyday situations is truly gratifying.” Lori lives in West Seattle with her husband and two busy boys. She loves traveling, baking, and reading.

Liz Jenson, MOTR/L, CLT

Liz Jenson received her Masters of Occupational Therapy from her home state of North Dakota at the University of Mary. Due to her love of travel and adventure, she devoted most of her postgraduate time as a traveling therapist, completing assignments all over the country working in a variety of settings including skilled nursing, hospital, inpatient rehab, and outpatient rehab. It was during that time that she discovered her love for hand therapy and has been working at Highline in the hand therapy department since 2015. She is currently working toward her certification as a hand therapist to further her expertise in this field and better serve her patient’s. In 2016, she obtained her certification as a lymphedema therapist as she saw a strong need for this population of people and felt compassion for the patient’s in need of treatment. Liz’s philosophy for therapy is holistic, heavily emphasizing treating the whole person – body, mind, and spirit. In her spare time, Liz loves getting outdoors with her husband for hikes, camping, and volleyball. They love traveling together and experiencing new cities, countries, and cultures.

Rachel Parkman, PT, DPT

Rachel joined Highline Physical Therapy in December of 2018 after receiving her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Mercer University in Atlanta, GA. She completed her undergraduate degree at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA, with a double major in Neuroscience and Religious Studies. Her passion for serving as a physical therapist is driven by her fascination with the human body, in particular the brain, and dedication to facilitating healing, health, and wellness. Her treatment philosophy incorporates a variety of approaches for optimizing movement and function, but at its core is a commitment to partnering alongside patients and clients to help them achieve their goals, wherever they may be on their health journey. While she enjoys working with individuals of all ages and diverse needs and experiences, Rachel has a special interest in neurological rehabilitation. She is an LSVT BIG certified clinician for working with people living with Parkinson’s disease, and she also enjoys working with individuals post-stroke, with balance difficulties, and with other neurological conditions. As a Seattle native, Rachel is thrilled to be back in the Pacific Northwest after living in and exploring the Southeast for many years. She was a collegiate tennis player and continues to pursue her passion for tennis today as both a player and instructor. Rachel also enjoys traveling with her husband and experiencing new cultures together, as well as embarking on frequent foodie adventures, whether on the other side of Seattle or the world!

Aaron Keeney, PT, DPT

Aaron graduated from the University of Washington’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in 2016 and began working for Highline Physical Therapy in 2017. He is originally from Spokane and received his bachelor’s degree from Gonzaga University. His background in cardiology, exercise testing, and nuclear medicine give him a broad perspective on total patient health. He became a physical therapist in order to apply his skills to solving biomechanical problems and addressing pain, especially for patients who have struggled with other approaches. He uses a mixture of manual therapy and exercise with a focus on core stability to problem-solve and get patients back to doing what brings them joy. In his spare time, Aaron enjoys distance running, biking, triathlon, and spending time with his family.

Jessica Ashe, MS, OTR/L

Jessica joined Highline Physical Therapy in August of 2016. Jessica earned her Masters of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of Puget Sound in 2013. Jessica’s treatment philosophy is that it is essential to learn from and listen to patients, because it helps to maximize their return to function. She always tries to approach clients with openness and understanding of their uniqueness. Jessica also has experience in pediatrics, and has the SIPT certification (Sensory Integration and Praxis Testing). Outside of work Jessica enjoys spending time with friends and family, hiking, and napping outside on warm sunny days. She also enjoys playing with her dog and cat.

Andrew Riley, PTA

Andrew graduated from Pima Medical Institute with honors in early 2017 and has worked as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the outpatient setting since. He has experience in concussion management, vestibular rehabilitation, and pain science. Additionally, beyond Orthopedic population, Andrew is looking towards more specialized education and training with manual therapy, Neurological conditions, and Industrial Rehab. Andrew believes in a combination approach of manual therapy, exercise and patient education. As a former physical therapy patient, he is keenly aware of the many challenges of the recovery process, and strives to make it as enjoyable as possible for his patients. In his free time, Andrew enjoys composing music and traveling with his wife.

Laura Jimenez, PTA, LMT, 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”.

Debbie Bathurst, PTA, CEAS, CKTP

Debbie has been practicing physical therapy for 22 years in an outpatient orthopedic setting. She graduated in 1996 from Miami Dade College in Miami with a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. After graduation, she worked for 10 years in Florida before moving out to the Pacific Northwest in 2006. Debbie’s interests are in industrial rehabilitation and orthopedics. She is a Certified Kinesio taping practitioner, Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist and Certified in Post Offer Employment Testing. She also has training in FMT Blades, McKenzie postgraduate program of study part A: Lumbar spine and part B: Cervical and Thoracic spine, advanced training in McConnell taping techniques. In 2017 she received Advanced Proficiency Pathway in Orthopedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant from the APTA. She is an active member of the APTA and PTWA. Debbie enjoys running, biking, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her wife and their dogs Kona and Kiwi.

Darren Roxas, COTA

Darren graduated in 2015 from Pima Medical Institute as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant with his Associates of Science degree. Darren’s treatment philosophy is that if you put the patient first then everything will fall in line. He focuses on returning the patient back to function so they can enjoy their life to the fullest. Darren continues to expand on his knowledge and skillset through continuing education courses in order to better provide for his patients. Darren is passionate about a maintaining a healthy life style and sharing his knowledge and experience with everybody’s health journey. He believes we are all capable of achieving what we want! In his free time, Darren stays active and healthy through any and all outdoor activities from golf to Olympic lifting. He enjoys spending time with his son coaching soccer as well.

Chris Nimmo, LMT

In 2011 Chris completed his Massage Therapy program at Cortiva Institute, in Seattle Washington. He began his career at a chiropractic clinic in downtown Seattle, and joined Highline Physical Therapy in late 2012. Chris enjoys working in the Physical Therapy office setting, as he believes the best results in full rehabilitation come from a combined program of PT and Massage Therapy. He enjoys working with individuals that have been injured on the job, as well as pre and post-surgery, to help facilitate healing and hopefully bring them to better than they were before the injury. Chris is currently attending college with a Bachelor’s in Nursing (RN) as the end goal. He is also interested in anything outdoors, from boating or hiking in the summer, to winter downhill skiing as well.

Gabriela Velazquez, LMT

Gabriela Velazquez has been practicing Massage Therapy since 2002. She received her Diploma at Brenneke School of Massage in Seattle, WA. She worked the first four years out of school with chronic pain patients, with a diverse population, through a pilot program from Bastyr University. She has 15 years of experience treating chronic pain, work injuries and M.V.A.’s, as well as repetitive stress injuries. She has worked with chiropractors, PT’s, as well as Naturopathic Physicians. She is currently working as an Independent Contractor and shares in the care and treatments of her patients with the mindset of assisting in their healing. Gabriela is fully Bi-lingual in Spanish/English, and loves working with a diverse population of patients. She is also certified in Pregnancy and Post-Partum massage. Gabriela loves being outdoors, walking, Yoga, Zumba, bike riding, and is certified in “Yoga fit” as well as a certified Zumba Instructor. She loves encouraging her clients to start in their process of healing, wherever they are at; in order to increase their quality of life, with small changes to their daily routines.

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