OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

Kathleen Caples MPT OCS CSCS

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Meet Kathleen:
Kathleen is passionate about restorative care and empowering her patients during the recovery process. Her goal is to always treat the whole patient, not just the injury, to create lasting healing, not just temporary relief. With more than 20 years as a Physical Therapist, Kathleen is honored to have the opportunity to participate in her patient’s recovery and empower them with the knowledge to heal themselves.
 
Specialties:
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Hip Impingement (FAI)
  • Labral Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tendinitis/Tendonosis
  • Tissue Mobilization
  • Alterning Biomechanics to Reduce Nerve Stress
  • Manual Therapy to Decompress Nerve
  • Strengthening to Normalize Muscle Function Around Nerve
  • Coccyx Pain
  • Dyspareunia (Painful Intercourse)
  • Endometriosis
  • Interstitial Cystitis /
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Post Hysterectomy
  • Pudendal Neuralgia
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Vaginissmus
  • Vulvar Vestibulitis
  • Vulvodynia
  • Coccyx Pain
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Groin/Testicular Pain
  • Interstitial Cystitis /
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Post Prostatectomy
  • Prostatitis
  • Prostatodynia
  • Pudendal Neuralgia
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Ergonomic Training
  • Manual Therapy
  • Postural Training
  • Posture Retraining
  • Strengthening and Stabilization
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tissue Mobilization
  • Ankle
  • Elbow
  • Foot
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Running Analysis
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tissue Mobilization
  • Back Pain
  • Diastasis Recti Abdominis
  • Post-Partum Pelvic Floor Rehab
  • Post-Partum Posture Retraining
  • Sacroiliac Pain
  • Joint Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Muscle or Ligament Reconstruction
  • Spine Surgeries
  • Addressing all musculoskeletal pain after car accident trauma
  • Ergonomic Education
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation
  • Posture Retraining
  • Strengthening and Stabilization
Education & Professional Certifications:
  • Bachelors of Science in Biology – Washington State University Pullman, WA
  • Masters in Physical Therapy – Mount St. Mary’s College Los Angeles, CA
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
 
Professional Affiliations:
  • APTA-American Physical Therapy Association
Personal Interests:

Kathleen enjoys spinning, gourmet cooking, traveling the world and reading non-fiction. In college, she rowed competitively with WSU varsity women’s crew, but for now rows on an erg on dry land. Kathleen also snowboards, gardens and adores spending quality time with her husband and two children.

Kristi Dutcher PT OCS

Meet Kristi:
Kristi delights in helping you solve the puzzle of your well-being. She is constantly amazed by the ways in which the body will compensate in order to function in the world. She feels that listening closely to you and your body is the key to revealing the sources of your body’s imbalance. Using her extensive toolbox gained over four decades as a Physical Therapist, Kristi will support your body as it re-calibrates. Her intention is for you to feel better and move better with a reduced risk of re-injury.
 
Specialties:
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Hip Impingement (FAI)
  • Labral Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tendinitis/Tendonosis
  • Tissue Mobilization
  • Alterning Biomechanics to Reduce Nerve Stress
  • Manual Therapy to Decompress Nerve
  • Strengthening to Normalize Muscle Function Around Nerve
  • Ergonomic Training
  • Manual Therapy
  • Postural Training
  • Posture Retraining
  • Strengthening and Stabilization
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tissue Mobilization
  • Ankle
  • Elbow
  • Foot
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Running Analysis
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tissue Mobilization
  • Joint Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Muscle or Ligament Reconstruction
  • Spine Surgeries
  • Addressing all musculoskeletal pain after car accident trauma
  • Ergonomic Education
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation
  • Posture Retraining
  • Strengthening and Stabilization
Education & Professional Certifications:
  • Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy – University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Residency in Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Hayward, CA
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Professional Affiliations:
  • APTA-American Physical Therapy Association
Personal Interests:

Kristi is a lifelong learner and is constantly taking classes in various healing modalities. When not studying, she can be found outside – hiking, skiing, biking or playing in her garden. She loves spending time on the Oregon Coast and traveling with friends. Kristi can also be found scoping out new crystal shops or learning new steps on the dance floor.

Mike Pagan PT COMT

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Meet Mike:
Mike’s eclectic approach to healing comes from 30 years as a Physical Therapist. His simple philosophy is that our bodies heal. Working in partnership, he’ll assist you in listening to what your body needs, guide you through the healing process, and give you tools to maintain your optimal well-being. As a Certified Manual Therapist, he brings a wealth of hands-on techniques and experience to facilitate an easier path to recovery and return to your prior exceptional level of function.
Specialties:
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Hip Impingement (FAI)
  • Labral Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tendinitis/Tendonosis
  • Tissue Mobilization
  • Ergonomic Training
  • Manual Therapy
  • Postural Training
  • Posture Retraining
  • Strengthening and Stabilization
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tissue Mobilization
  • Ankle
  • Elbow
  • Foot
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Running Analysis
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tissue Mobilization
  • Joint Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Muscle or Ligament Reconstruction
  • Spine Surgeries
  • Addressing all musculoskeletal pain after car accident trauma
  • Ergonomic Education
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation
  • Posture Retraining
  • Strengthening and Stabilization
Education & Professional Certifications:
  • Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy – University of Washington Seattle, WA
  • Certified Manual Therapist – North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy
Personal Interests:

Mike has a passion for Argentine Tango dancing, fly fishing, traveling (35 countries and counting), remodeling houses, and has a lifetime quest to find the perfect chocolate chip cookie!

Mike Murphy PT DPT OCS

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Meet Mike:
Mike Murphy brings a unique blend of manual therapy and dynamic motor control to help treat a wide variety of injuries and dysfunction. He has spent the last 9 years in the Seattle area providing one on one, patient centered care and is excited to continue excellent care at Sage PT.
 
Specialties:
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Hip Impingement (FAI)
  • Labral Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tendinitis/Tendonosis
  • Tissue Mobilization
  • Alterning Biomechanics to Reduce Nerve Stress
  • Manual Therapy to Decompress Nerve
  • Strengthening to Normalize Muscle Function Around Nerve
  • Ergonomic Training
  • Manual Therapy
  • Postural Training
  • Posture Retraining
  • Strengthening and Stabilization
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tissue Mobilization
  • Ankle
  • Elbow
  • Foot
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Repetitive Stress Injuries
  • Running Analysis
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Taping Techniques
  • Tissue Mobilization
Education & Professional Certifications:
  • Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology – San Diego State University. San Diego, CA
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy – University of Puget Sound. Tacoma, WA
  • Board certified orthopedic specialist – American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
Personal Interests:
Mike enjoys cycling, home improvement and spending time with his wife and daughter. 

Lizette Arroyo-Dillard CES

Meet Lizette:

Lizette is the Sage Physical Therapy office and social media manager and prior to joining the team developed a well-established career in the restaurant and service industry. In 2017, she turned her focus to developing passions for physical and mental health. In 2020, she received her Corrective Exercise Specialist certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Lizette is excited to serve clients in the Seattle area and looks forward to helping them achieve their goals both physically and on deeper levels.

Personal Training Services:
  • Running Gait Analysis
  • Running Coach Services (Both Novices & Veterans)
  • One-on-One Training
  • Customized to fit your schedule
  • Motivation and Accountability
  • Learn Proper and Safe Technique
Education & Professional Certifications:
  • NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • B.A. Communication Studies, Minor: Sociology – Portland State University Portland, OR
Personal Interests:

When not at Sage PT, Lizette can be found salsa dancing or cheering on her favorite soccer team. She loves to run, enjoy all kinds of cuisine, travel as much as possible, and has a healthy obsession with fashion. Lizette is also fluent in Spanish and holds a deep passion for empowering the Mexican-American community.