Category: Physical Therapists

Kristina Buck

December 5th, 2020

Kristina Buck is a Physical Therapist. From a young age Kristina was very involved in team sports, being the captain of her high school soccer and basketball teams while helping lead her basketball team to two state championships. Sports helped instill communication, commitment and team work.  Kristina grew up in Farmingdale, Maine, and was very

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Cynthia Parks

December 5th, 2020

Cindy Parks joined the Empower PT team in October of 2019. She has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota.After graduating she completed multiple assignments as a traveling therapist finally ending up in Alaska. Cindy Parks has enjoyed working for several Alaska companies as a

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Katie Swore

July 17th, 2020

Katie Swore is a Physical Therapist. She enjoys working with all people and getting to know her patients individually to help provide quality care. Katie attended Idaho State University in her home town of Pocatello Idaho, where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Katie had moved

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Ryan Pope

July 17th, 2020

Ryan Pope is a Physical Therapist and one of the newest members of the Empower team. He has a broad interest in hobbies and sporting activities, and a focused passion on providing quality patient care! Ryan grew up in Pocatello Idaho and was very active in team sports, such as basketball and soccer. He attended Idaho State

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Wes Mennear

August 1st, 2019

Wes Mennear is excited to share his knowledge and long-standing passion for physical wellness and activity. Wes was born in Idaho where he was competitive in every sport possible. He enjoyed being a student of sport which earned him team captain for his varsity basketball, baseball, and football teams in high school while winning a

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Jacob Pollard

July 29th, 2019

SPECIALTIES: Regenerative Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Chronic Pain, Dry Needling, General Orthopedics Jacob Pollard is making a difference in Alaska! He grew up an athlete, playing and training year-round in baseball, basketball, and football. In high school, he helped take his football team to the Idaho State Championship twice. He also earned the rank of Eagle

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Justin Handy

July 29th, 2019

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

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