Physical Therapy

Lake Chelan Health’s Physical Therapy department offers comprehensive services for children, adults and seniors with a wide range of diagnosis’. They help relieve pain and improve function across both inpatient and outpatient settings. Specific areas may include:

  • Work Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Hand Therapy
  • Post Surgery
  • Acute and Chronic Pain Management
  • Balance & Falls Prevention
  • Vestibular Therapy
  • Functional Movement & Gait Analysis
  • Running Evaluation and Treatment
  • Orthotic Therapy
  • Neurologic Rehab (Parkinson’s, MS etc.)

The team leads a FREE COMMUNITY EXERCISE class for older adults.  Please call for details if you are interested.
Class is held every Wednesday from 1pm-2pm

Let the professionals at Lake Chelan Health move your health forward.

Call 509-682-8523  

Jeffrey England, DPT, OCS, TPS

Jeff England specializes in orthopedic therapy for both acute and chronic pain, post surgery, sports and work-related injuries.  England earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in 2003 and Doctorate degree in physical therapy (DPT) from Eastern Washington University in 2007. He is a Board Certified  Orthopedic Care Specialist (OCS) and is a therapeutic pain specialist (TPS).  Jeff enjoys spending time with his wife and three children in the outdoors, being involved in their kids sports programs and serving in his church.

Amy Walker, PT

Amy Walker is a Physical Therapist (PT) who joined the Lake Chelan Health Rehabilitation Department in February 2020.  She received her degree from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon and has been practicing for 25 years.  Amy provides outpatient and inpatient physical therapy services for both children and adults.  She is a big proponent of helping people improve their quality of life through integration of healthy living choices.  Amy enjoys exploring the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Javier Ascanio, PT, DPT, OCS, WCC, CLWT, CSCS

Javier Ascanio earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2020 from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Javier is a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and board certified in Wound Care (WCC). Following his doctorate, Javier completed a post-professional orthopedic residency with Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation where he had the opportunity to work with individuals of all ages, including high level athletes. Javier’s philosophy when treating is that the best treatment is centered around the patient’s values and goals using the best available evidence. Javier is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), volunteering with the local school athletic programs. Javier earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University where he also met his wife.

In his off-time, Javier enjoys volunteering with the Manson Fire Department as a Firefighter/EMT and spending time with his wife and three boys in the outdoors.

Rimvydas Veitas, PT

Rim is a Physical Therapist (PT) who graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a degree in physical therapy in 1995, and has been a practicing physical therapist since then. He received additional training in manual orthopedic physical therapy through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. Rim specializes in orthopedic injuries related to trauma, movement, posture, and post-surgical conditions. Although he is experienced in treating all body parts, he is currently working toward certification in hand therapy. In his spare time Rim enjoys woodworking, fishing, and skiing.

Beth Shaw, PTA, CLWT

Beth Shaw is a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) and Certified Lymphedema and Wound Therapist (CLWT) who joined the Lake Chelan Health Rehabilitation Department in September 2017.  She received her degree from Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, WA.  Beth works with the physical therapist to provide outpatient and inpatient physical therapy for adults as well as wound and lymphedema care. Beth enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her family.