1109 Frontier Circle East,
Lake Stevens, WA 98258Clinic Hours: Monday 7:00AM-6:00PM
By appointment only. Last appointment scheduled one hour before closing to allow for appropriate treatment time.
Welcome to Reaction Physical Therapy at Lake Stevens.
Reaction Physical Therapy provides treatment of acute and cumulative injuries, chronic injuries and conditions, post surgical rehabilitation, warm water aquatic rehabilitation, lymphedema treatment, and sport-specific conditioning to enhance performance. We are located in the Team Fitness building, in Lake Stevens. In addition to our clinic equipment, our location offers our therapists access to Team Fitness equipment and resources to help increase the experience of our patients.
Same and Next Day Appointments Available. Call to schedule today (425) 377-1290.
– Aquatic (Pool) Therapy –
Aquatic therapy is a well established and very successful form of physical therapy treatment. This program has incorporated the properties of buoyancy and resistance with warm water (90 degrees) to help diminish the effects of an injury or disease. Aquatic therapy allows people of all ages and levels of function to reach their goal, to return to what they love to do. For those with difficulty moving, water offers a gentleness that provides reduced stress on joints and muscles; great for post-operative joint replacements.
Call today to schedule an appointment (425) 377-1290
- Services -
Reaction @ Lake Stevens provides expert care for a wide range of conditions, click the links below to learn more or call to schedule with a Physical Therapist.
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Clinic Director
Born and raised in Washington State, Kris attended Central Washington University where he attained his undergraduate degree in Biology and also played collegiate football. As clinic director Kris believes physical therapy should be one-on-one care customized to fit each individual’s specific goals and needs. With his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, golfing, and snowboarding.
Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Pacific University in Portland
Lauren Johnson, DPT, CSCS
Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Laurenjoined the Reaction Physical Therapy at Lake Stevens team in 2014– Lauren is a new grad from Columbia University that was referred to RET PT Group and Lake Stevens by Meagan Link, DPT. A native of Washington State, Lauren received her Bachelors of Science in Biology along with a minor in French from the University of Washington in 2010. She went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2014. Lauren’s clinical experience includes work in Orthopedics, Inpatient Rehab and Pediatrics. She believes in tailoring each treatment session to the patient’s individual needs and has a special interest in manual therapy and working with the adolescent athlete.
Outside of work, Lauren enjoys traveling, cheering for the Washington Huskies, competing in various fun runs and spending time outdoors.
Bachelors of Science in Biology from University of Washington, 2010
Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Columbia University, 2014
Kelcie Christiansen, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
Kelcie completed three years towards her Bachelors degree in Psychology at Washington State University but made the life changing decision to put her BS on hold when the opportunity to pursue her dream at Pima Medical Institute presented itself. Kelcie plans to complete her BS online in the near future. With a deep passion for sports and helping others, Kelcie is working to become a Sports Clinical Specialist. On her free time, Kelcie enjoys spending good times with family and friends, painting, being active, meeting professional athletes, and collecting sports memorabilia.
Physical Therapist Assistant Degree from PIMA Medical Institute, in 2013
Michael Whitman, PTA
Physical Therapist AssistantMichael attended Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Athletic Training in 2009. In 2013 he graduated from Pima Medical Institute with an Associate degree in Occupational Science. He is passionate about patient-focused care and looking forward to advancing his physical therapy skills in sports related rehabilitation. In conjunction with being a PTA, he plans on working toward becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family, friends, playing sports, hiking, exercising, and being outdoors.
Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science Degree from Central Washington University
Associate Occupational Science, Physical Therapist Assistant from Pima Medial Institute
Gaby Guenther, LMP
Gaby moved to the United States in 1993 from Germany where she graduated with an international business degree from Munich College of Trade, Finance, and Economics. In 1998, she graduated with honors from Seattle School of Massage and began work as a licensed massage practitioner. In 2000, she was certified at the Foeldi clinic in Germany in manual lymphatic drainage and decongestive physiotherapy after Vodder. She has also attended workshops in pregnancy massage, reflexology, polarity, positional release techniques, and chronic pain treatment.
In her spare time, Gaby enjoys reading and traveling to Europe with her husband, son, and daughter.
- Testimonials -
“Reaction Physical Therapy was terrific. I worked at both the Smokey Point clinic and the Lake Stevens clinic. Tawny and Amanda at Smokey Point got me prepared to start conditioning, while Kris and Katie at Lake Stevens, worked with me for the work conditioning program. All were encouraging and very helpful. I went through a similar injury with my other leg years ago. When I went back to work, I wasn't ready and reinjured myself. This time I am more prepared for the job and have returned to full duty with no complications. Thank You to the whole Reaction family for your hard work and help.”-Derek