Our physical therapists constantly update their skills through continuing education courses in order to provide the best possible treatment for their patients. We continually exchange new ideas and techniques with each other to provide all of our patients with the best level of skills available. Our therapists are dedicated to utilizing proven and emerging techniques that are based on sound, scientific principles and evidence-based research.


        

Levi Johnson, DPT

Levi recently received a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Azusa Pacific University in Southern California. A long-time resident of the Pacific Northwest prior to his graduate work, he is happy to be back home on the islands! He has always enjoyed serving others in his community and is passionate about bettering people’s lives. He has an extensive knowledge base and experience in movement science/postural adaptation allowing him to work with a wide variety of patients. His professional interests include sports/orthopedic rehabilitation, movement science, pain science and musculoskeletal ultrasound.

When Levi isn’t at work he’s enjoying time spent with his wife, Hannah, and their young son, Elliott. He enjoys any athletic activity, drawing from his experience of playing many sports growing up, and you may see him as a “frequent flyer” at the local gyms. He has been known to play his guitar and sing a tune from time to time as well.

Education- 2016 Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, CA

 

Breana Burns, PTA

Breana has always enjoyed an active lifestyle of sports and outdoor activities. Through personal injury, Breana was introduced to Physical Therapy and became passionate about helping other people to overcome physical limitations and live their lives with the best possible quality. She started out in Physical Therapy as a volunteer while still in high school and has worked in the field ever since. Breana received her PTA license in 2016 from Carrington College in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Areas of professional interest where Breana is pursuing continuing education include vestibular rehabilitation, balance and proprioceptive training, and Parkinsonian Disease.

Born and raised in Southern California Breana has just recently moved to the Pacific Northwest with husband Scott Burns and their young daughter Brittan. In her free time she loves to explore the many outdoor activities of Washington, dive into a good book, or drop in at a local yoga studio.

 

                                                  

Britney Fortner, PTA

Drawn to the service of others with the application of science and a compassionate heart, Britney finds Physical Therapy to be her calling. Much of her inspiration roots from her humble beginnings as a student clinician at Whatcom Community College, where she graduated from the PTA program in 2017. Her professional interests include Neuromuscular Re-education, Sports/Orthopedic Rehabilitation, and Patient Education.

Born and raised in Arizona, Britney came to the Pacific Northwest through her service in the United States Navy. Since 2010 Washington has become home for her as well as her husband, daughter, and mischievous German Shepherd.

In her free time she enjoys an active lifestyle, wood working, and making the most of precious moments with friends and family.

 

 

 

Greg Fritz, PT, RMSK, Owner

Greg has over thirty years of experience as a physical therapist and started his career at Island Hospital in 1986. He ultimately desired the freedom and challenge of private practice so he moved to Chehalis, WA to develop an industrial rehab center and a clinic focusing on sports and orthopedic injuries. After growing ‘Chehalis Valley Physical Therapy’ to 2 clinics, Greg chose to sell the operation to a national rehab company.

Longing for the peaceful lifestyle of Fidalgo Island, he returned to Anacortes in 1999 with his wife Janelle and his kids, Laurel and Hans.A student of anatomy and movement science, Greg continues to be fascinated by the human body and his professional interests include muculoskeletal ultrasound imaging in physical therapy, job-site ergonomics, industrial injury prevention, fibromyalgia, TMJ/Jaw pain, balance training and sports/orthopedic rehabilitation. He enjoys flying, art, family, church and laughing.

Greg was one of three physical therapist recipients in the nation of a “Pioneer Certificate” in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging (RMSK) in Washington State. This imaging tool is pivotal in the correct management and diagnosis of many orthopedic injuries. Greg lectures and trains interested clinicians in the use of this tool in their practices.

Education
  • B.S., Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University , Loma Linda , CA 1986
Licensure
  • Washington
Specialized Training
  • McKenzie – Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy for the Spine,
  • Medical Exercise Therapy
  • Orthopedics in Primary Care
  • Ergonomics and Jobsite Assessment
  • Manual Therapy for the Spine & Extremities
  • Office Orthopedics & Bone Radiology
  • Craniomandibular Disorders
  • Low-Level Laser Applications
  • Electrotherapy and Pain Management
  • Registered Musculoskeletal Sonographer- RMSK
  • NAIOMT – Trained Manual Therapist
Membership
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) – Orthopedic and Private Practice sections
  • Physical Therapy Association of Washington (PTWA)
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
  • American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS)