Justin Handy , PT, DPT
SPECIALTIES: Sports Medicine, Surgical Rehab, Chronic Pain, Dry Needling Certified.
Justin Handy is a Physical Therapist who recently joined the Empower Physical Therapy team in the fall of 2017. He grew up in Southeast Idaho, where he enjoyed playing sports as a youth; including football, basketball, and baseball. After graduating high school, Justin served a two-year mission for his church that cultivated his love to serve and help others. Later, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science at Brigham Young University-Idaho, where he also met his wife Kate. Justin’s decision to pursue a degree in Physical Therapy was greatly influenced by his experiences while serving others as well as witnessing his mother’s health struggles. Having seen the benefits and relief his mother received from rehab after various surgeries, he felt a strong desire to be part of the healing process. Justin continued his education at Idaho State University where he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT). Before moving to Alaska, he worked in New Mexico as an outpatient Physical Therapist. His emphasis is in orthopedic rehabilitation; however, he treats a wide variety of patients and conditions. Justin is excited to be managing our Anchorage Empower Physical Therapy Clinic and is confident that he can help you reduce your pain and achieve your goals.
Justin and his wife, Kate, have two energetic boys and a sweet little girl. Justin spends much of his free time with his wife and playing with his three children. Justin also enjoys being active in his church and playing basketball. He and his family are eager to explore Alaska and the many outdoor adventures it offers.