Washington Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Staff:

Howard Roth  PT, ATC
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Howie is a principal in the Institute and partner of Washington physical Therapy and Rehabilitation.  He received his undergraduate degree in health, physical education, and teachers certification from the University of Montana.  He then received his Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Iowa.

Howie had been a University of Washington assistant team athletic trainer for 20 years while at the same time, being in private practice in Kirkland, before joining The Institute.  He has lectured on taping technique, injury prevention, and rehabilitation at sports medicine conferences and was a trainer for the track and field Olymipic Training Camp during the 1972 games.  He has traveled both nationally and internationally in support of NCAA athletic teams.

Jilliann Postforoosh  MPT
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Jilliann completed her undergraduate work in psychology at the University of Washington and then went to the University of Puget Sound where she received her Masters in Physical therapy.  Jilliann has been working for Washington Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation as a Physical Theraspist for several years.

When Jilliann is not working she loves the outdoors and looks forward to skiing year round (water skiing season straight into snow ski season).  Additionally, she enjoys hiking and playing soccer.  She lives with her husband Darren and two kids, son Roman and daughter Mia.


Michael Lewis  MS, PT
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An Eastside native, Mike graduated from Bellevue High School before receiving his undergraduate degree at the University of Puget Sound.  While at UPS, he was a starter on defense while lettering Varsity three years and also coached collegiate football. He was recognized as a Conference Scholar Athlete.  Mike graduated with honors with his Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Washington University School of Medicine.

Mike enjoys working with patients of all ages and abilities.  His expertise and interests are in expediting his patients recovery and returning them to full activity from orthopedic extremity and spine injuries and surgery.

His current role also includes biomechanical gait analysis and orthotic prescription.

When not at The Institute with his patients, Mike enjoys mountain biking, hiking,  skiing, and construction work on his home. 




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