Rebecca has been with us since day 1. She originally acted as the lead receptionist. It quickly became obvious to us that her talents would be better spent managing the clinic. She is the keeper of Katrin as well as being the office staff supervisor. Rebecca has worked in reception and billing most of her adult life and came to us from Stevens-Henager College, where she worked in the financial aid office.
Originally from California, Rebecca now lives with her blended family in Meridian. She enjoys backyard afternoons with her family, weekend camping with friends, and road trips to visit family and friends.
Katrin graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1991 with a bachelor degree in physical therapy. She resumed her education in 2000, completing her doctorate in physical therapy in 2005. Her main focus is burns and wound care. She completed her specialty certification in Wound Management in 2006 and completed her re-certification in the spring of 2017. Katrin also has training in Integrative Dry Needling and Kinesiology Taping. She is currently a Level I MFR practitioner.
Katrin was born in the Faroe Islands, at 62 degrees latitude, north of Great Britain. She has also lived in Iceland, Florida, Germany, and New Mexico. She currently makes her home in Boise, with her adult kids.
Katrin is a current member of the American Physical Therapy Association, American Burn Association, the American Board of Wound Management, and is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists.
Shane has been with us since our inception. He graduated from Penn Valley Community College, Kansas City, Missouri, with an Associates of Science in the Physical Therapist Assistant program. He also holds a Bachelors in Criminal Justice and a Master of Arts in Teaching.
Shane lives with his wife and two children in Nampa, Idaho. He teaches middle school science during the regular school year, while moonlighting with us in the evenings. He was trained in MFR by a local expert prior to attending any John Barnes Courses. Shane can be found at the clinic on Monday and Wednesday evenings, during the school year, and daytimes during the summer. He sees up to 3 patients a day.
Carrie recently joined us after completing the vacation series of Myofascial Release Courses, including MFR 1, MFR 2, and Unwinding. Carrie graduated with an associates degree in Physical Therapist Assistant at Denver Technical College in 1994. She also has training in massage therapy and hypnotherapy.
Carrie returned to Idaho in 2019 after working as a traveling therapist for several years. Most of her prior work has been in rehab, subacute rehab, and long term care, We are really excited to have Carrie on board. She brings a wealth of clinical experience and empathy to our facility.
Malina is a recent graduate from Carrington College, with an associates degree in Physical Therapist Assistant. She started working at our clinic in the fall of 2019 and quickly established a loyal clientele. Malina lives in Boise with her new husband and several pets.
Malina is a level I MFR practitioner. She completed most of her training at our clinic and with local practitioners. Her formal MFR training was in Pediatric MFR.