Therapists

Susanne Michaud, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist, Owner

Physical therapist and owner of Stride Physio, Susanne is passionate about anatomy, alignment and beautiful movement…. Read more

Laurie Gribschaw, DPT, ATC
Physical Therapist

Laurie is an orthopedic physical therapist and athletic trainer who has practiced in the Puget Sound region since 2011. She combines the study of biomechanics… Read more

Alexis Eusterbrock, DPT, OCS, COMT
Physical Therapist

Lexi is a board-certified orthopedic specialist, specializing in pelvic rehabilitation and manual therapy. She is a Washington native and has been practicing in the Seattle area for over a decade… Read more


Tim Ainslie, MPT
Physical Therapist

Tim is an orthopedic, sports and manual physical therapist who brings over 30 years of wisdom and experience to his practice. Tim is a recent transplant to the northwest, having spent his first 22 years as a physical therapist in his hometown of Ithaca, New York. While in NY… Read More


Nicole Todisco, DPT
Physical Therapist

Nicole earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Rutgers University, where she received a clinical excellence award for outstanding community service. Since, she has had exposure to a variety of outpatient clinics… Read More

Cheryl Allison, LMP
Massage Therapist

As a licensed massage practitioner, Cheryl brings insight, intuition and astute problem solving to her hands on work. Cheryl trained at Renton Technical College, and became a licensed… Read More

Administration

Katelyn Oppegard
Office & Client Care Coordinator

Katelyn is poet who has found herself working with PTs—and it’s not as surprising as it sounds! After graduating with her MFA from UW in 2018, she continued her work with… Read More

Kim LeRoy
Client Care Coordinator

Kim is a Wisconsin native enjoying the Seattle lifestyle with her husband, and handsome dog, Beefcake. Her degree in Physiology allows her an understanding of our clients’ issues that helps… Read More

Jennifer Hargitt
Billing & Bookkeeping Specialist

Jennifer Hargitt is our Billing & Bookkeeping Specialist who works with patients and their insurance to provide a great patient experience that continues even after… Read More

Juli Burkamper
Operations, Co-owner

Juli, a co-owner of Stride Physio, is the ‘behind the scenes’ person, attending to the maintenance and beautification of the clinic. This involves fun tasks such as… Read More

Geeia Flores
Physical Therapy Aid

Geeia was previously a pre-Nursing student, but switched to pre-PT when she realized her love for fitness and helping people progress in their… Read More

Therapy Dogs

We are a dog friendly clinic.

If you are not comfortable around dogs or have allergies to dogs, please let us know in advance so that we can treat you in a dog-free room.  If your dog is well trained and well socialized, then you are welcome to bring it to your appointment.

Ziggy

Ziggy
Therapy Dog

Ziggy is a young pup, rescued from Louisiana through the local agency, AARF. He is a pointer/hound mix and thrives on greeting people with his goofy grin… Read More

Bodhi
Therapy Dog

Bodhi is a year old Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.  As puppy, he is still learning the ropes of being a therapy dog, but he tries his best to be a very good boy and what he lacks in experience he more than makes up for in cuteness… Read More

Goose
Therapy Dog

Goose was a craigslist puppy who came home with his mom even though she swore she was “just going to look”. Two years later he has never left her side! Goose is a goofy… Read More

Meet-Our-Team-Picasso

Picasso
Therapy Dog

In memory of Stride’s first therapy dog:
Picasso is a senior Border collie mix (a.k.a. urban black and white). He loves to roll on carpet and receive daily belly massages. In his younger days, he could run up to 35 miles an hour after… Read More