The therapists at Aspire provide individualized care to people recovering from injuries or surgeries, as well as those facing chronic conditions. Every patient is treated by a licensed clinician for all treatment sessions.  Our therapists will create a customized treatment plan for you taking into consideration your specific needs and medical history.  At Aspire, we make your goals our goals.

Our office is credentialed with most major insurance companies, including Medicare.  We are conveniently located on Hwy 410 in Enumclaw with on-site parking.

George Pedersen graduated from White River High School in Buckley in 1971. After driving truck for 15 years he went back to school and graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy in 1992.  After graduating he has been working in Enumclaw as a physical therapist and owned his own practice from 1995 to 2010.  He enjoys water sports, golfing and driving his dumptruck on the side. He is a Certified Senior Strength Trainer.

Dr. Dennis Eldridge graduated from Western Washington University in Bellingham in 1993 with a BA in Exercise Science and earned his Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma in 2000. He then completed a transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Puget Sound in 2004. Dennis has worked in the field of physical therapy since 1994, initially working as a Physical Therapist Aide and Exercise Specialist. He has practiced as a physical therapist in Enumclaw since 2000.

Dennis is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, is SFMA Level 1 Certified and is a Certified Clinical Instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association which enables him to instruct physical therapy students in the clinic setting. He enjoys working with all types of patients and has a special interest in athletics, particularly running and running related sports. He enjoys being active, working out, surfing, hiking, skiing and following his children’s activities. Dennis is married with three children all of whom love to be physically active.

 

Cailie Buckingham, RDN, CD,
 
A Mayo Clinic trained registered dietician, nutritionist is on our staff to provide medical nutrition therapy/counseling for people with diabetes, pre-diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, Celiac disease, oncology/cancer care, gastroparesis, renal disease and cardiovascular disease. Nutrition counseling can be done in conjunction or separate from our physical therapy services.