Dr Ryan Zumwalt Lighthouse Physical Therapy Spokane Liberty Lake

Dr. Ryan Zumwalt PT, DPT (owner)

Dr. Zumwalt is the Owner and Operator of Lighthouse Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine. Dr. Zumwalt graduated summa cum laude with his pre-medical degree in Biomedical Science from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Following his undergraduate degree, he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Midwestern University, where he graduated at the top of his class. Since graduating, he has undergone extensive training in TMJ rehab, sports related concussions, and sports related orthopedic injuries. Prior to Lighthouse, Dr. Zumwalt worked as a member of the medical team for the Seattle Mariners. In addition, he has also served as an Associate Professor of Musculoskeletal Pathology at Midwestern University. Dr. Zumwalt was also a Division 1 Wrestler for California State Fullerton and a multiple time All American in his respective sport. When not treating patients or running Lighthouse, you can find Dr. Zumwalt lifting weights, hiking and enjoying time with his family

Dr Cale Nichols Lighthouse Physical Therapy Spokane Liberty Lake

Dr. Cale Nichols PT, DPT, COMT, OCS

Dr. Nichols graduated from Northern Arizona University in 2013 with honors and a Bachelors in Exercise Science. He then pursued physical therapy at Northern Arizona and graduated with his doctorate in 2017, graduating at the top of his class with distinction. Since receiving his doctorate, Dr. Nichols has treated all musculoskeletal conditions and orthopedics, ranging from post-operative recovery, joint replacements, spine dysfunction, TMJ, vestibular training, and everything in between. He has taken extensive post-doctoral education, obtaining is COMT (Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist) in 2018, and sitting for the Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Exam (OCS) in 2021. While treating all conditions, Dr. Nichols has a particular enjoyment and specializes in treating ACL reconstructions, long distance runners, and soccer players. He has also been a clinical instructor for doctoral students for several years and has been adjunct faculty at Northern Arizona University’s physical therapy program. When not in the clinic you can find Dr. Nichols traveling, running, and backpacking with his dog Boomer

Dr Nicole Nelson Lighthouse Physical Therapy Spokane Liberty Lake

Dr. Nicole Nelson PT, DPT

Dr. Nelson grew up in Spokane WA and attended Whitworth University where she earned her Bachelors in Health Sciences. She then attended George Fox University in Newberg, OR where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2021. She treats orthopedic and pediatric patients and is currently training to specialize in pelvic floor treatment. In her free time she enjoys traveling, playing the piano and spending time on lake Coeur d’Alene!

Dr Devon Hoffman Lighthouse Physical Therapy Spokane Liberty Lake

Dr. Devon Hoffman PT, CSCS, OTS

Dr. Devon Hoffman is a Physical Therapist born in Coeur d Alene idaho, and has lived in Idaho his entire life. He attended Boise State University where he graduated with a Bachelors of Health Science in 2019. After graduation he then attended Idaho State University where he obtained a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2022. Devon is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA since 2021, as well as an Online Training Specialist since 2022. His hobbies include exercise (of course), going on hikes, playing soccer, and going camping in the summers!

Dr. Sierra Schimmels PT, DPT

Dr. Schimmels grew up in Durango, CO and Wilmette, IL. She attended Santa Clara University for undergraduate and received a BS in Biology with an emphasis in Biomedical Sciences and a minor in Public Health Science in 2018. She then studied at Regis University in Denver, CO where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2021. She has been in Spokane since Fall of 2020 and has loved treating different populations in both inpatient rehab and orthopedic settings. When not in clinic she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, trying new foods, and exploring the outdoors in all seasons.

Samantha Hanson Lighthouse Physical Therapy Spokane Liberty Lake

Samantha Hanson, LMT

Samantha graduated from Inland Massage Institute with her degree in Massage Therapy. Samantha is an excellent massage therapist that has been successfully practicing for 6 years. She is certified in sports massage and specializes in deep tissue, prenatal, Swedish massage, medical massage, and myofascial release. In her free time, she enjoys adventures in the outdoors with her family!

Jeremy Golding NASM Lighthouse Physical Therapy Spokane Liberty Lake

Jeremy Golding, NASM-CPT

Jeremy Golding is a very versatile Personal Trainer! He was a multi-sport athlete; eventually becoming a 3 time State Champion, High School All-American, & college All American. He attended North Idaho College and Purdue University taking classes in sports and general nutrition, sports psychology, group fitness, etc.
Jeremy has been a licensed Personal Trainer in the Inland Northwest since 2014 & has trained many individuals of all ages. Jeremy specializes in cycling, fat loss training, running, H.I.I.T., calisthenics, plyometrics, hypertrophy training & strength training. He is excited to bring his enthusiasm for helping the community reach all their fitness and health goals!
When not improving people’s lives at lighthouse, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his wife Melody and our 3 children Zoe, Everleigh, & Josiah.

Tom Winn

Tom Winn is a fourteen-year combat veteran of the United States Air Force and a second-to-none personal trainer in the Spokane Valley area. Following his retirement from the armed services in 2020, Tom endeavored to continue his service to others by becoming a quad-certified personal trainer. Harnessing his knowledge and expertise in the field of fitness, Tom is well-suited to help you gain confidence and live your best life.
Tom is a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the premier certifying body in the realm of fitness and sports. He also holds certification as a nutrition coach and specializes in corrective exercise and applied stretching theory and practice. Whether your goals involve improving your posture and quality of movement, sculpting your ideal physique, or enhancing your cardiovascular endurance, Tom will handcraft an individualized program to exceed your goals and expectations. Specializations include:  stretching and flexibility, H.I.I.T., fat loss training, hypertrophy and strength training.
While not improving people’s lives at Lighthouse Physical Therapy, Tom spends his free time adventuring with his fiancé Kate and his daughters Olivia and Emmalin and continues to strive to learn, adapt, serve his community, and become the best version of himself.

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