Meet the Team

Dr. Foster Adams King, DPT, CFMT, OCS, FAAOMPT
“Physical Therapy is my passion. Optimizing human potential is my drive.”

Dr. Foster King

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His Story


Foster King holds a doctorate degree in physical therapy from Regis University and has specialized in orthopedic manual therapy for the last eleven years.  Foster has received extensive mentorship from respected colleagues all over the country including: a Functional Manual Therapy residency in 2009, a 6 month neuro – residency from the Kaiser Center for Rehabilitation in 2010, and he is a recognized fellow in AAOMPT after successfully completing his fellowship training in 2012.  Foster is a faculty member for the Institute of Physical Art and has mentored therapists all over world in the FMT approach.  He brings passion to his patient care and believes that every patient has existing potential to live a more efficient life.  He specializes in chronic conditions of the spine and complex cases that have failed traditional treatment approaches.  Foster provides expert movement diagnostics, sound clinical reasoning and a comprehensive, functional management approach to deliver solutions to his patients.

Education and Specializations


Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Regis University

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT)

Johnson & Johnson Physical Therapy – Steamboat Springs, CO

Fellow of Functional Manual Therapy (FFMT)

Johnson & Johnson Physical Therapy – Steamboat Springs, CO

Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)

American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

Interests and Hobbies


Professional Interests

Femoral Acetabular Impingement
Chronic Spine Conditions
Foot and Ankle Disorders
Post Concussion Syndrome

Personal Interests/Hobbies

Quality Time with Family
Skiing
Hiking
Mountains
Professional Development

Dr. Ruth Will

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Her Story


Dr. Ruth graduated from Arcadia University just outside Philadelphia, PA 8 years ago.  Much of her continued skill development was sparked by her own journey of feeling more at home in her body after an autoimmune diagnosis right before grad school. She learned of the IPA approach from a clinical instructor doing PNF, and chose to go “all in” after feeling her running form improve (at the time training for her 3rd and last marathon).

She went through the IPA residency, starting in Virginia where she is from, and ultimately leading her to move to Eugene, Oregon to learn Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation with Mike Baum. She completed the CFMT process in 2018. A co-worker introduced her to visceral manipulation with the Barral Institute soon after, and found physical relief from musculoskeletal symptoms that weren’t resolved with traditional stretching and exercise (as well as emotional relief for not feeling guilty at not doing her HEP enough!). She has continued on to learn Craniosacral through the Upledger Institute to support the whole system, and uses this as a support process for resolving patterns of somatic embedded trauma. During this time, she worked with a pelvic floor therapist and took pelvic floor classes with Herman and Wallace. 

Underlying her whole physical therapy career has been a personal journey with a functional medicine approach for her health goals. She started a Functional Medicine Coaching candidacy through the Institute of Functional Medicine, with plans to sit for the National Wellness Board of Holistic and Wellness Coaching next year. She brings all this knowledge to the treatment room, in ultimate hopes to empower patients with complex situations to  navigate their somatic experiences to return to the life they desire to live. She enjoys a movement practice that emphasizes mental health, the outdoors, and social connection: running, dancing, yoga, and hiking. She also occupies her time eating lots of blueberries, practicing her handstands, and contemplating buying a good pair of binoculars to start bird watching.

Education and Specializations


Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Arcadia University

Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT)

Institute of Physical Art

Level 1 SAFM Functional Medicine Practitioner

The School of Applied Functional Medicine

NWB-HWC Functional Medicine Coach Candidate (In Progress)

National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching

Interests and Hobbies


Professional Interests

Chronic Spinal Pain (Neck & Back)
Headaches
Pelvic Pain / Pelvic Health
Autonomic Dysregulation
Post Concussive Syndrome
Post-COVID Syndrome
Gastrointestinal Diagnoses
Post Abdominal or Pelvic Surgery Rehab
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Overactive Bladder / Incontinence
Failed Diastasis Recti Treatment
Overuse / Repetitive Injuries

 

Personal Interests/Hobbies

Hiking
Yoga
Running
Dance
Handstand Training

Dr. Kelsey Sprattler

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Her Story


Kelsey Sprattler graduated from Pacific Union College with a B.A. in International Communication, emphasis in German and Pre-physical therapy, and earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University, School of Allied health in southern California. Upon graduating, Kelsey moved to Springfield, Oregon where she was mentored and trained in the Strain Counterstrain technique, and was introduced to the IPA

Functional Mobilization approach through continuing education courses. Her passion for manual therapy and the healing benefits of skilled hands on treatment were set in motion and nurtured through the dedication of her mentors. She is passionate about restoring balance in the body to facilitate balance in the lives of patients as they return to activities that bring them joy. As she joins the IPA Physio team, Kelsey is excited to enroll in the IPA Physio residency program and certify in the FMT treatment approach under the guidance of Dr. Foster King DPT.

Education and Specializations


Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Loma Linda University School of Allied Health Professions

Interests and Hobbies


Personal Interests/Hobbies

Hiking
Snowboarding
White water rafting
Pottery
Adventures with her husband and labrador retriever

Ian McVay, PTA

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His Story


In addition to being an awesome human being, he also has extensive experience in physical therapy.  While working hand in hand with therapists and spinal surgeons in San Diego, Ian worked with his patients to exhaust all avenues of conservative care prior to surgical or other invasive options such as injections.  In addition, he has developed expertise in working with a large variety of patients including: orthopedics, dementia, long term, care patients, post-surgical and neurological pathologies. Ian served in the US Navy submarine force as a torpedoman for 5 years where he developed the drive for excellence which is seen in each treatment and patient interaction.  Ian is a Certified Laser Therapist, a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner and a Credentialed Clinical Instructor.  On a personal note his hobbies include:  Jiu Jitsu, dragon boat racing and traveling with his wife Carrie. Ian is heading up the laser therapy division of the office as well as will be working to train our patients in critical exercise and movement strategies.

Education and Specializations


Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Pima Medical Institute – Denver, CO

Certified Laser Therapist (CLT)

Meditech International Inc.

Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP)

Kinesio Taping Association International

Credentialed Clinical Instructor (CCI)

American Physical Therapy Association

Interests and Hobbies


Jiu Jitsu
Dragon boat racing
Adventures
Traveling