Sallie 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.
Darcy M Souza, PT
...was born in Iowa and raised in Wisconson as an easy-going midwesterner! She graduated with a Master of Science in Physical
Therapy from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virgina, in 1992. She has been living and working in Tuscon, Arizona, since 1994.
Darcy primarily worked in Tuscon's Level One Trauma Center doing Acute Care, however, also has experience in Long-Term Acute Care,
Home Health, In-patient Rehabilibation and Skilled Nursing Facilities.
Maggie 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.
Andrea 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.
Fran 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
Sally Keene, Fitness Instructor
...is certified with the Aquatic
Exercise Association (AEA) and has been teaching aquatic classes since 2002.
Deena 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.
Pepper 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.
Charlie 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 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.
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