Kingston Clinic

Getting you back to work, sports, life…..at any age!

Phone: (360) 297-7050

Fax: (360) 297-7502

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Learn more about our services including Arm & Leg Injuries, MVA (Auto) and Personal Injury, Sports Rehabilitation and much more

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We are committed to helping you recover and restore health. For more information about our physical therapy services please contact our office.

Richard P. McDowell PT, MPT, MEd, OCS, GCS (Clinic Director/Partner)

Board Certifications:
Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS)
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)

Specialty Programs:
Balance and Fall Prevention
Cardiac Conditioning
Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Professional Associations/Organizations:
Kingston Chamber of Commerce

Degrees:
Master of Science in Physical Therapy
Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID

Masters of Education
Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID

Bachelor of Science in Human Biology
Lewis-Clark State College
Lewiston, ID

Professional Interests:
Health and Wellness
Joint Preservation
Post-Operative Care
Healthy Aging
Sports Medicine

Extracurricular Interests/Hobbies:
Rich is a local to Kitsap County. He attended his early education in Central Kitsap. He enjoys watching his two boys become young men and spending time with his significant other. He enjoys golfing, going to Seahawks games, and hanging out with his friends.

@ KPT since 2001

Eric Roth PT, DPT, COMT, IHC, Cert Schroth (C1) (Partner)

Certifications:
Certified Orthopedic Manipulative Therapist (COMT)
Industrial Health Certified (IHC)
Schroth Scoliosis C1 (Cert Schroth)

Specialty Programs:
Ergonomic Evaluations
Physical Capacity Evaluations
Scoliosis Evaluation and Treatment
Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMJ/TMD)
Work Conditioning

Professional Associations:
Greater Kingston Kiwanis

Degrees:
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Evidence in Motion
Louisville, KY

Master of Science in Physical Therapy
Pacific University
Forest Grove, OR

Bachelor of Science
Pacific University
Forest Grove, OR

Professional Interests:
Industrial Rehabilitation and Occupational Medicine
Temporomandibular Dysfunction
Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Extracurricular Interests/Hobbies:

Eric is a native to the northwest having been born in Vancouver, Washington; growing up primarily in Oregon; then making his way to Kitsap county with his wife and daughter in 2003.  He attended Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon for both undergraduate (Chemistry) and Physical Therapy School from which he graduated in 1997.  Since then he has pursued his interest in Manual Therapy through extensive coursework with the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT), having achieved their Level 4 certification (spinal manipulation) several years ago.

In addition, he has recently become certified in the Schroth Method for treating scoliosis (C1) along with having completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2016.  Eric and his wife have since had a second daughter and have been blessed to watch them both grow into strong, funny, confident young women.  In his spare time, Eric enjoys doing projects around his home, playing golf, running, and traveling on road trips with his family to explore many of our country’s National Parks.  

@ KPT since 2003

Laura Kettel PT, DPT, CLT

Certifications:
Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT)

Specialty Programs:
Lymphedema Management

Degrees:
Doctor of Physical Therapy
The College of Saint Scholastica
Duluth, MN

Bachelor of Science in Biology
Minor in Psychology
Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA

Professional Interests:
Orthopedics
Post-surgical
Vestibular
Hippotherapy

Extracurricular Interests/Hobbies:
Laura grew up in western Washington though is new to the Kitsap peninsula as of the last couple years. She studied Biology and Psychology at Eastern Washington University where she also enjoyed spending her time volunteering at a hippotherapy center for kids. She attended PT school at the College of St. Scholastica in beautiful and chilly Duluth, Minnesota. She loves now calling the peninsula her home and appreciates the milder winters and smaller mosquitoes. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, running, exploring new places in the PNW, photography, and playing with her dog”.

@ KPT since 201

Rebekah Gilbert PT, DPT

Certifications:
Herman & Wallace Pelvic Floor Level 1
Meeks Method for Osteoporosis Level 1
Registered Yoga Teacher; 200 hour

Specialty Programs:
Osteoporosis
Pelvic Health (Men & Women)

Professional Associations/Organizations:
Yoga Alliance

Degrees:
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Chatham University
Pittsburgh, PA

Bachelor of Science
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Professional Interests:
Pursuing further knowledge and experience within pelvic health. Starting the program held by Evidence in Motion in June to begin a Pelvic Health Certified (PHC)

Extracurricular Interests/Hobbies:
Bekah originally hails from Pennsylvania and her nomadic spirit brought her and her fiancé out west. On the days she is not working in the clinic, she is teaching yoga at various studios around the community. In her free time you will find Bekah hiking around the national parks, practicing yoga, reading, going to the gym or exploring with her other half.

@ KPT since 2019

Monica Hurst PT, DPT

Specialty Programs:
Neurological Rehabilitation
Vestibular Rehabilitation

Degrees:
Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of Miami
Miami, FL

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology
University of Florida
Gainsville, FL

Professional Interests:
Neuro Rehabilitation
Amputee Rehabilitation
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Running injury prevention/treatment

Extracurricular Interests/Hobbies:
Monica was born and raised in Florida, but always knew she would make it out west eventually. She just bought her first home with her partner and their two pups, and is enjoying learning the ins and outs of homeownership. She loves trail running and hiking, and is almost always training for a race.

Monica also enjoys rock climbing, playing guitar, woodworking, photography, gardening and cooking, along with volunteering with a local farm-bird sanctuary. If there is a Sounders or Uruguay national team game on, she’ll be watching!

@ KPT since 2019

John McKeever PTA

Certifications:
Advanced PTA Certification
EIM Fall and Balance Certification

Degrees:
Physical Therapist Assistant
Green River Community College
Auburn, WA

Professional Interests:
Sports Injury

Extracurricular Interests/Hobbies:
John has lived in the Kingston area since 1985 and has roots that go back 3 generations in the Poulsbo area. He attended North Kitsap High School and then left for Eastern Washington University for undergraduate education. John came to work for Kitsap Physical Therapy in 1999 and has worked there or at the company’s sister company, Kingston Fitness, ever since.

He has enjoyed mentoring many student PTAs from some of the local Physical Therapist Assistant programs as a Clinical Instructor and is an APTA-credentialed C.I.
There are a variety of interests and hobbies that John enjoys throughout the year. His primary focus is on the activities of his congregation which he shares in with his wife Rhonda. They were married in 2008 in Indianola and have built a house together in the Kingston area. John and Rhonda enjoy hiking and a variety of sports along with just spending time with friends and family enjoying the scenic Northwest.

John enjoys working with a great variety of people in the North Kitsap community. He also enjoys the great variety of cases that he is able to see at Kitsap Physical Therapy and enjoys growing in his knowledge and skills to keep up with the ever-evolving field of PT. Fall Prevention and Balance Training are areas that John enjoys working on with patients. There is nothing John enjoys more than the satisfaction of seeing the smile on a patient’s face who has “graduated” from KPT when he comes across them in the community.

@ KPT since 2000

Lesley Cardoza PTA

Professional Interests:
Orthopedics
Manual Therapy
Pilates Instructor

Degrees:
Physical Therapist Assistant
Olympic Community College
Bremerton, WA

Extracurricular Interests/Hobbies:
Leslie was born and raised in a small town in Michigan, the Naval Submarine force brought her and her husband out here in 1992 where they have called the Great North West home ever since. After being a stay at home Mom for many years and watching her three daughters grow, she found it extremely important to be a strong role model for them, so after a lot of soul searching and wanting a career she enrolled into college.

Due to her passion for helping others and after years of seeing various sports injuries, Physical therapy proved to be the perfect fit. In her free time, she enjoys reading, home improvement projects, rooting for her favorite sports teams, spending time with her family and friends, cheering on and volunteering for her daughters during their many competitive sporting events and is proudly getting ready to send her oldest daughter off to college where she will be attending WSU.

@ KPT since 2012

Alison (Ali) Dammarell PTA

Professional Interests:
Orthopedics
Sports Injury Prevention/Rehab
Post-Op Rehabilitation

Degrees:
Physical Therapist Assistant
Olympic Community College
Bremerton, WA

Extracurricular Interests/Hobbies:
As a born and raised Washingtonian, she grew up in Kitsap County and attended South Kitsap High School. She attended Olympic College in Bremerton for two years and was accepted into the PTA program where she then transferred to the Poulsbo campus. Ali grew up playing a variety of sports where she developed her passion for the athletic world, rehabilitation, and her joy for helping others.

In her downtime, Ali enjoys spending her time hunting and fishing in both Washington and Idaho. Although she loves the beautiful scenery while rifle hunting in Idaho, her true passion is archery hunting both western and eastern Washington for big game. Ali is a firm believer in life-long health and fitness and is an avid exerciser. She takes absolute joy in her career and enjoys helping others with their physical health. She loves working with a variety of people and is excited to be apart of the KPT team!

@ KPT since 2015