Jake decided he wanted to become a physical therapist after being injured in a basketball game and undergoing physical therapy himself while in high school. Jake began his journey to becoming a physical therapist at the University of Wyoming, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Health Promotion prior to receiving his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Idaho State University. As a practitioner, Jake enjoys working with a diverse population, with a particular interest in orthopedics and athletics. Jake ensures his patients receive the highest quality care by remaining committed to being a life-long learner, as he enjoys staying up to date on the latest research and interventions that are improving patient outcomes around the world. He emphasizes that each of his patients are their own individuals and require a customized assessment and treatment plan in order to attain their specific goals. He does subscribe to one overarching theme for each of his patients: “Movement is Medicine.” As a patient of Jake’s, you can expect a combination of manual therapy and progressive exercise interventions tailored toward meeting your goals and returning to the activities that you enjoy most.