Our staff, both professional and office, are the best around and here to serve you.  We pride ourselves in listening to you to ensure we answer your questions and assist you in meeting your goals.  Contact us with any questions you have.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Professional Staff


Ann Wade, PT, CMPT

Ann has been in practice since 1980.   She has a Bachelors degree in Physical Therapy from Indiana University, and is a certified Manual Therapist through North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT).  Ann’s area of interests includes orthopedics for spine and extremities, manual therapy, abdominal visceral mobilization and women’s health for pelvic pain and incontinence.  In her free time she enjoys sculling with Olympia Area Rowing, hiking, biking and horseback riding.

Brad 2013Brad Payne, PT

Brad has been in practice since 1985.  He has a Bachelors degree from Wichita State University and received his Physical Therapy degree from the University of Kansas.  Brad is a certified Heart Math Practitioner and he blends heart coherence training into an eclectic manual therapy approach with an emphasis on trigger point work, acupressure, myofascial release, visceral mobilization and craniosacral therapy.  In his free time he enjoys gardening and landscaping, cycling, hiking and volunteer activities.

Amber Maltese, DPT

Amber has been in practice since 2012.  She has a Bachelors degree from Bridgewater College and a Doctorate In Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University.  She is also certified LSVT Big for Parkinson’s.  Amber’s interests include general orthopedics, balance, manual therapy and neurological rehabilitation for Parkinsons’s and stroke.  In her free time she enjoys singing at church and exploring nature with her family.

Kevin Reusch, DPT

Kevin has been practicing since 2017.  He earned his B.S. in Health and Human Science and his Doctorate in Physical  Therapy from Northern Illinois University and a Masters in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University. His areas of interest are wellness, manual therapy, gait and balance. In his free time Kevin likes the outdoors: hiking, camping, paddle boarding, and snowboarding. He also enjoys reading, playing recreational sports, and cooking.

Andrew Byers, MSPT, Co-owner

Andrew has been practicing since 2002.  He has a Bachelors degree in Human Development with a minor in Biology and a Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Rhode Island.  His areas of interest are orthopedics, postural alignment, gait and running mechanics and working with soccer players and golfers.  In his free time you will find him running, biking, hiking, woodworking  and chasing his three children.  He can be reached at

Heidi Oksendahl-Byers, MSPT, Co-owner

Heidi has been practicing since 2001.  She has a Bachelors in Communications from Whitworth College and a Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Rhode Island.  Her areas of interest include research on the Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) from outcomes to rehabilitation and prevention,  general orthopedics and sports rehab, manual therapy,  balance, running and movement analysis.  In her free time Heidi enjoys running, hiking, camping, biking, volleyball, swimming, paddle boarding and trying to keep up with her three children.  She can be reached at


 Office Staff

Sue Sutherland, Office Manager

Sue is a graduate of the Medical Assistant Program at SPSCC, and  has been with Steamboat PT since 2002.  Sue is the Office manager with a multitude of administrative support duties such as quality assurance, compliance, provider credentialing and contracting.  In her free time Sue enjoys running, exercise and her grandchildren.

Stephanie Kincy, Office Staff