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About Robert Rinke: Robert C. Rinke, P.T., D.C., F.A.A.O.M.P.T. practices as a physical therapist and Doctor of Chiropractic.

Robert Rinke, Physical Therapist at Puget Orthopedic Rehabilitation in Everett, Washington

Robert received his Masters degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California and his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic-West. He also earned a Bachelors degree in Sociology and a Masters degree in Kinesiology from the University of Washington.

Dr. Rinke's training and experience in manual therapy is diverse and includes the six-month Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) program at Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center, Vallejo, CA, the Folsom Physical Therapy Orthopedic Manual Therapy (OMT) Program, Folsom, CA, and Palmer College of Chiropractic-West, San Jose, CA.

In 1991 Dr. Rinke passed the final examination in the Kaltenborn-Evjenth Nordic System for Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist (OMPT) according to the International Federation of Orthopedic Manipulative Therapists (IFOMT) standards.

In 1994 Dr. Rinke was named one of the first full Fellows in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (F.A.A.O.M.P.T.). Dr. Rinke has taught short courses in PNF and OMT since 1986.

Currently, Dr. Rinke is a faculty member of the Folsom Physical Therapy Orthopedic Manual Therapy Program, Folsom, CA, adjunct faculty for the Oakland University Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (O.M.P.T.) Program, Rochester, MI, and is the owner of PUGET Orthopedic Rehabilitation in the Everett, WA area.

About Natalie B. Lew: Natalie B. Lew, P.T., earned her physical therapy degree at California State University, Northridge in 1981.

Ms. Lew completed the three-month residency program in Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) at Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation in Vallejo, CA in 1982 and emphasized treating neurological rehab patients early in her career.

In 1984 she became interested in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (OMT) and moved to the Sacramento, CA area to further her training.

Ms. Lew successfully completed the year long Folsom Physical Therapy Orthopedic Manual Therapy (OMT) Program in 1987, and repeated it in residency in 1988 while working in the area as Orthopedic Clinical Specialist at an area hospital outpatient clinic.

She has taught short courses in PNF since 1984, and OMT since 1990.

Currently, Ms. Lew practices as an associate at PUGET Orthopedic Rehabilitation in the Everett, WA area.

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