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SallieSallie Rediske, MPT, WCS

...is a 1998 graduate of the Master of Physical Therapy program at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. In 2013, she earned recognition as a nationally certified specialist in women’s health physical therapy. She is the only physical therapist in Alaska with this credential. She has extensive experience in a wide range of outpatient orthopedic problems and specializes in the treatment of pelvic health concerns, including chronic pelvic pain, urinary and bowel issues, pregnancy, post- hysterectomy and post-abdominal surgery management.
  Sallie is an active member of the Americal Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Section on Women's Health of the APTA, Orthopedic Section of the APTA, National Vulvodynia Association, Endometriosis Association, International Pelvic Pain Society, International Association for the Study of Pain, and the Alaska Chapter of the APTA.
  Sallie sees her primary role as a health educator who integrates information regarding the muscular, skeletal and nervous systems for her clients. Sallie developed Homer Physical Therapy to empower patients with knowledge to manage their neuromusculoskeletal conditions for an improved quality of life long after discharge from physical therapy. She works to integrate manual therapy techniques with functional applications of movement re-education to maximize the learning experience while in treatment.
  Sallie loves being with her family, cross-country skiing, and boating on beautiful Kachemak Bay. Sallie also loves taking road trips in her prized 1984 AdventureWagon Volkswagen camper van.

MaggieMaggie Goedeke, DPT

…recently graduated with her DPT from Wichita State University and besides being a lifelong Kansan, she has done clinical training in Florida and Colorado as well. She moved to Alaska after falling in love with the ocean and mountains, finding Homer to be the perfect place with both! Maggie loves anything outside and finds it extra special if her miniature schnauzer can join the fun! Maggie’s specialty clinical training is based in manual therapy for improving joint mobility, postural alignment, and retraining muscle imbalances to help restore natural function and improve quality of life, with special interests in back, hip and neck pain. Maggie enjoys treating each person as a Whole Person, not just a body part. She finds joy in life by sharing her positive attitude with everyone she meets. Maggie’s favorite part about physical therapy is not only helping people during their visits, but teaching them the skills they need to take control of their own body in the future.
Maggie also has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Theatre from Wichita State University, which has much carryover into physical therapy, just ask her! She believes it was four years well spent studying human intention, styles of body movement and posture, as well as breath, relaxation, and the ability to work with abstract concepts for developing skilled isolated movement.
Maggie is just thrilled to be here at Homer Physical therapy working with such wonderful people!

HollyHolly McClure, MPT

...graduated with a Masters of Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University. Although she grew up in the panhandle of Texas, her summers were spent fly-fishing in the mountains of Colorado and New Mexico. After graduating from PT school, she packed up her truck and drove up the Alcan, drawn to Alaska for it's majestic beauty and outdoor opportunities. She has been practicing outpatient orthopedics since 2006 in Anchorage, AK. Her practice is focused on her advanced training in BioSynchronistics. As a therapist, she is passionate about treating the body as one cohesive unit and using manual skills to reestablish balance and freedom of movement in the body. Besides fishing, she also loves cross-country and downhill skiing, anything active and outdoors, yoga, watching football, and playing her banjo. She has a wonderful supportive husband and a big 'ol dog that she loves coming home to. She is thrilled and abundantly blessed to call Homer, AK her home.

AndreaAndrea L Huyck, LMT

... graduated with a BS in Sports Medicine in 1993 from Keene State College in Keene, NH. She then attended the New England Academy of Therapeutic Sciences to become a Massage Practitioner in the State of New Hampshire. She worked with a chiropracter in addition to a job at a natural health food store and the role of ambassador at a ski resort. Good nutrition and outdoor exercise have always been important to her. She came to Homer for a summer in 1997. The natural beauty and wonderful community enticed her to stay. She understands that living in Alaska and enjoying the outdoors is enhanced by staying strong and in great physical shape. Andrea loves many different recreational sports including ice hockey, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, rollerblading, swimming, dancing, gardening and beach walks with her two dogs. She enjoys sharing all of these activities with her three amazing children.
  Andrea is currently Nationally Certified and has been a member of the American Massage Therapy Association since 1994. She continues her life-long education by taking workships to learn new techniques for her trade. She uses an intuitive mix of neuromuscular, Swedish, sports and myofascial release in her treatments. Andrea is excited about working at Homer Physical Therapy.

FranFran Evarts,  Fitness Instructor

... certified in 1997 with AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America) as a Group Fitness Instructor and has instructed various fitness classes in Homer since that time. Her teaching background also includes specialized certifications in Kickboxing, Mat Science/Pilates and training in weight training and Cycling instruction.
  Fran’s teaching style is that of a true educator. She designs her classes to help clients increase mind-body awareness with detail to injury prevention. In 2003, she advanced her training and became certified as an AFAA Personal Trainer Fitness Counselor. With an emphasis on public health, Fran integrates information from the exercise sciences with fundamental theories of learning and basic counseling skills to help clients practice and develop healthy living habits.
  Born and raised in southern California, Fran moved to Homer after she married and enjoys raising her four children here. Aside from her class instruction she like to keep active through participation in various athletic events offered throughout the community.
  Fran believes there is a perfect balance of all aspects of life. To be open, accepting and respectful to each part is what she strives to accomplish as a mother, wife and teacher. She feels education is a lifetime endeavor and she is currently pursuing a degree in psychology as well as additional training certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine.

DeenaDeena Benson, Office Manager

...is practically a lifetime resident of Homer and the vicinity. She grew up on a homestead outside of Homer and spent her early years running heavy equipment at her family’s gravel pit. She later spent years working in various capacities in WI, CO and here in Homer. Deena holds a UAA Certificate in Criminal Justice and has 13 years experience in that field. She is also a Certified Municipal Clerk and worked as a Deputy Municipal Clerk for 4 years. In between, she practiced a number of other occupations that included veterinarian assistant, college registration clerk and general manager of a large multi-service lodge.
  Deena has been praised for her professionalism, organization skills and communication skills. Deena brings compassion and a joy of working with people. She holds in high regard her belief that every being has the right to be treated with dignity.
  Deena brings to Homer Physical Therapy a varied set of skills, a wide knowledge base and a great deal of finesse. She knows just about everything there is to know about Homer and about practically everything else, as well. She is our go-to person at Homer Physical Therapy. We are very pleased to have her as our office manager.
 Deena is glad to help you with any billing and insurance issues or questions that pertain to your treatment at Homer Physical Therapy. Please feel free to give her a call today.

PepperPepper Martushev, Receptionist

... hails from Nebraska where she grew up with her brother, and helped in the family business of taxidermy. She moved to Alaska when she was a High School Senior, then traveled to work and live in several states including Georgia, Utah, California and Rhode Island. She has worked on a Naval Base, held various positions such as property and leasing manager for an 80 unit complex, photographer, and editor.
  Pepper has her CNA license through University of Alaska. She has volunteered for many school functions to be involved and supportive of her three daughter's activities. Pepper enjoys reading, writing short stories, horseback riding and growing flowers in her spare time. She loves working with people at the front desk at Homer Physical Therapy where she supports clinic staff and assists patients with their  appointments and questions.

CharlieCharlie Troweridge, Administration Assistant  

.. is a father of four great kids and a retired Alaska Department of Fish and Game management biologist. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, he traveled to Alaska for the summer and like many, has never left. He attended the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, where he met his wife. Charlie leads an active life and found Homer Physical Therapy for relief from an injured shoulder. Some of his hobbies are working in his high tunnel, camping and hiking, and skiing. Charlie enjoys working in the office at Homer Physical Therapy assisting patients with questions and making appointments at the front desk.

Ane ManeAne Mane, ND, LAc

… is a 2003 graduate of The National College of Naturopathic Medicine where she received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine. Ane’s undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Connecticut. Ane is an active member of the Alaska Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AKANP) and is certified by National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Ane often integrates the principles of Naturopathic Medicine and Oriental Medicine to individualize her approach to diagnosis and treatment. The conditions that her practice addresses include, but are not limited to: Chronic pain syndromes, anxiety and depression, insomnia, PMS, menopausal concerns, menstrual concerns, arthritis, diabetes, digestive disturbances, fatigue, sports injuries, colds and flu, addictions, and smoking cessation.
  Ane enjoys pretty much everything about winter and has added to her summertime physical
activities what she tells herself are respectable attempts at gardening. She is actively working on accepting that weeds are beautiful too.
  In addition to working at Homer Physical Therapy, she also has weekly office hours in Soldotna. Dr. Ane Mane can be reached at 907-252-4121.


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Homer Physical Therapy LLC
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