Rainier Family Physical Therapy | Physical Therapists Serving Puyallup, Graham, & Tacoma, WA

Relieve your pain. Regain your life.

Rainier Family Physical Therapy provides top-notch physical therapy to the Puyallup, Tacoma, and Graham areas. Our local, experienced therapists and staff focus on rapid physical results for patients in a friendly environment.

Susan Jankelson, MSPT

Physical Therapist / Owner

Susan graduated from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon in May 2000.  She had a strong desire to work in outpatient orthopedics through her graduate studies and continued her quest after she graduated. Susan's primary focus is the outpatient orthopedic patient of all ages with an emphasis on manual therapy treatment techniques. Since opening the doors of RFPT in 2008, Susan has tried to seek out the best and most effective manual techniques to help her patients achieve maximum results from their physical therapy experience.
Susan has lived in the South Hill area since moving here in 1995. She has two beautiful, active daughters, Ally and Katie. She enjoys spending her free time with her family, helping at the girls' school, doing CrossFit, playing with her two dogs and cats, and watching the Green Bay Packers. When she has time, she likes to be crafty with needlework, gardening and raising service dogs.

Kim Bisson, MPT

Physical Therapist/ Owner

Kim graduated from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND in 1998 with a master’s degree in Physical Therapy.  She has a strong background in exercise prescription as a graduate from Western Washington University in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science.
Kim has spent her entire PT career in the outpatient orthopedic environment and enjoys working with all age groups with their varying orthopedic complaints.  She especially enjoys educating her patients with tools to improve their performance, decrease their pain and improve over-all function.
She is married with three daughters and enjoys spending time with her family doing anything outdoors as well as reading, watching movies, attending local theatre and visiting extended family and friends.

Katrina Blake, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Katrina earned her AAS/PTA from Green River College in 2016 and her AA from Highline Community College in 2011. As a therapist Katrina is dedicated to improving independence and quality of life for each individual. She plans on continuously increasing her educational skills to ensure she can provide the best possible care. Katrina has lived in WA since 2002 and fell in love with the Pacific Northwest, especially the overcast skies. Some of her passions include drawing with various medias and collecting sand from around the world.

 

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Ashley Atchley, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Ashley is a enthusiastic Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant who graduated from Green River Community College in 2009. She enjoys working with a wide variety of patients in the outpatient setting which she has been working in since graduating. On her own time she loves playing with her toddler, engaging in outdoor endurance/adrenaline sports and painting.

Amanda Brown

Marketing Director

Amanda graduated from Western Governor's University with her B.S. Marketing Management. She has lived in the South Hill area since 2013. She loves spending time with her husband and dogs, watching Marvel movies, baking, and gardening in her spare time.

Kathy Friske

Front Office Coordinator

More about Kathy coming soon!

Kyle Crawford

Patient Representative

Kyle graduated from Western Washington University in 2016 with a B.S in Kinesiology Pre-Physical Therapy. He has lived in Puyallup since 1999. Kyle enjoys being involved in Calvary Community Church’s young adults group, Reality Sports Martial Arts program, the Boy Scouts of America and working on the website of his non-profit organization, KickAssVeterans.org. The website is dedicated to veterans and provides free and easy to understand information about amputation surgery and living with prosthetics. Kyle also loves being outside hunting, fishing, backpacking, or anything of the sort, and is excited to be a part of the RFPT team!

Ashlyn Turk

PT Aide

More about Ashlyn coming soon!