Learn more about our Physical Medicine Best Practices Project:

About our Program

We are collaborating with community experts to implement best practices that ensure workers receive:

  • Effective physical and occupational therapy services.
  • Clinically meaningful improvement in function.
  • Focusing on return to work.

Community Experts: the Therapy Stakeholder's Group

Representing WOTA

  • Josh Cobbley, Northwest Return to Work
  • Lori Stephens, Valley Medical Center

Representing PTWA

  • Tyrees Marcy, Olympic Sports and Spine Rehabilitation
  • Teri Jo Lientz, Strive Physical Rehabilitation

Additional Members

  • Lee Caton, PINN Rehabilitation
  • Bob Hoctor, Summit Rehabilitation
  • Megan Milyard, Kitsap Physical Therapy
  • Lynda White, CAPEN
  • Danielle Wojtkiewicz, RET Physical Therapy

Upcoming meetings (Open to the public)

Date: March 1, 2024

Time: 9:00am to noon

Location: MS Teams - For the meeting link, please contact us

Email: Therapy@Lni.wa.gov 

Past meeting minutes (the last twelve months) *

* To request all the meeting notes or for virtual meeting information, please contact the physical medicine email.

Best Practices What's New

More to come soon.