Physical Therapy Assistant

Born and raised in North Spokane, Gabe graduated from Mt. Spokane High School in 2005 where he played baseball, basketball, and football. Gabe graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Spokane Falls Community College in 2016. Preceding his Associate of Applied Science, PTA degree, he received his Associate of Arts Degree from SFCC in 2014. Prior to pursuing his career as a PTA, Gabe worked in the home improvement warehouse retail industry for 10 years. Gabe brings a unique approach to physical therapy as he was a patient due to a high school sports injury and a work injury requiring him to participate in his own rehabilitative therapy.

Gabe brings an enthusiastic energy to the Summit team and enjoys working with patients of all levels with orthopedic involvement. Gabe especially enjoys treating patients with spine, knee, and shoulder dysfunctions as well as high school, semi-professional, and recreational athletes.

Outside of physical therapy, Gabe likes to participate in playing basketball, camping, traveling, home improvement projects, and spending time with his girlfriend Cristina and their three dogs. Gabe is a passionate sports enthusiast who fanatically follows the Seattle Mariners, Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bulls, and Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

SPECIALTIES & INTERESTS
-Work Injury Management Programs
-General and complex Orthopedics
-Lower Extremities: Knees and ACL’s

Gabe’s Quote: “Gambaru” Japanese term meaning “to commit oneself fully to a task and to bring that task to an end regardless of the obstacles.” Never Give Up. Never Stop Improving.”

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