Meet the Team

Experience & expertise from our physical therapists and support staff.
 
PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS Anne Thomas

PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS Anne Thomas

Owner

Anne’s journey to Palmer covers several continents. Born in Nairobi Kenya she completed a BA in Biology in Indiana and then a BSc in Physical Therapy in Aberdeen, Scotland. She started her work experience in Perth, Western Australia and has finally settled in Alaska. She specializes in orthopedic physical therapy and has supplemented her knowledge through becoming a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist, a Fellow of the American academy of manual physical therapists and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Outside of work Anne enjoys the outdoors and adventures with her husband and two boys.
PT, DPT, Carla Lozano Vizzerra

PT, DPT, Carla Lozano Vizzerra

Carla attended Oregon State University where she majored in Exercise and Sport Science and minored in Psychology. She then graduated from Pacific University in 2004 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. After graduating she returned to Alaska, her home state, to practice in outpatient orthopedics. She received additional education focusing on manual techniques and also enjoys teaching her clients the therapeutic effects of strengthening. Outside of work, Carla enjoys running , hiking, backpacking and spending time with her family. She recently moved to Palmer and is excited to be a part of its tight-knit community.
PT, DPT, OCS, Jack Fry

PT, DPT, OCS, Jack Fry

Jack graduated from Idaho State University in 2012 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.  He spent 5 years working as a PT in North Pole before moving to the Mat-Su Valley in 2017.    He completed an orthopedic and manual therapy Residency program with the Ola Grimsby Institute in 2016, and he also has a clinical interest in dry needling.  Outside of work Jack enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 kids, and enjoys many outdoor Alaska activities including mountaineering, rock/ice climbing, packrafting, mountain biking, back-country skiing, and nordic skiing.  He is thrilled to be part of the Palmer community, and he loves the great access to mountains and trails around the Valley.

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642 S Alaska St. #209
Palmer, AK 99645
(907) 746-0722

Did you know?

Among older adults with knee osteoarthritis, engaging in moderate physical activity at least 3 times/week can reduce the risk of arthritis-related disability by 47%.

Three brands, one vision. Visit us in Downtown Palmer!

Opened in 2008, AKtive Soles Performance Footwear is our retail space and shoe store, dedicated to enabling customers to engage in a physically active lifestyle in comfort.

AKtive Body Gym & Futness is our gym and training facility, open 7 days a week and offering open gym with cardio and weight equipment,  group fitness classes and personal training.

AKtive Body Gym & Futness is our gym and training facility, open 7 days a week and offering open gym with cardio and weight equipment,  group fitness classes and personal training.