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Bill Codd

Bill Codd PT

Bill is a native of Spokane, WA. He graduated from Gonzaga Prep, attended University of Montana on a track scholarship and received his certificate in physical therapy from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN in 1976.

He worked for 2 year as a staff therapist at the Mayo Clinic. He returned to Spokane, working for the VA medical center for 7 years, and then Manor Care for 2 years. He opened B&B Physical Therapy in 1988. He sold the practice to Mike Lauffer in 2009 and continues to work for B&B 2 days a week.

Bill enjoys working with patients of all ages and activity levels. He has a special interest in preventing and reducing injuries related to sport activities by improving their biomechanics. He has had extensive training in biomechanics and orthotic fitting. He has worked closely with many of the local cross country and track coaches on injury prevention and rehabilitation. He assists with coaching the Spokane Swifts Women’s Running Team and Mom’s in Motion Track.

On a competitive level, Bill competed at the collegiate level for U of MT. He competed at several National Master’s competitions, winning the National Championship in the 800 M in 1996. He is also involved in inline skating, competing in the Duluth Grand Prix Marathon and a Grand Prix Race in Pontarlier, France in 2003. He enjoys biking and cross country skiing.

His long term competitive goal is to live long enough to win the National in the 800 M in the 100 year old division.

Mike Lauffer

Mike Lauffer PT

Mike is a 1988 graduate of Eastern Washington University. He is a native of Montana and attended Montana State University in Bozeman before making the move to the "Big City" of Spokane.

Mike began working at B & B Physical Therapy in 1997 and has been the owner since 2006. In twenty years of clinical practice he has continued his education in the areas of Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Geriatrics and Manual Therapy Techniques. He has developed special interests in running mechanics, bicycle fitting, performance enhancement and endurance sports performance. Mike has treated clients of all ages and abilities including seniors, injured workers," weekend warriors", recreational athletes and age group competitors. He has treated athletes of all levels including high school, collegiate and professional athletes.

Mike is an avid runner, cyclist, triathlete and skier. He has competed in eight marathons including the Boston Marathon in 2004 and 2013. Mike enjoys road and mountain biking as well as bicycle touring. He is new to the sport of triathlons and is currently working on the sport of swimming. Nordic and alpine skiing round out his winter activities. Mike volunteers with the Nordic Kids program teaching young children to cross country ski.

Lanaia Severino

Lanaia Severino PT, DPT

Lanaia received a BS in Exercise Physiology from Eastern Washington University in 2003 and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University in 2006. During her undergraduate education, Lanaia ran cross country and track on a collegiate scholarship, where she placed multiple times in the 10,000 meter Big Sky Championships. She also graduated from Shadle Park High School in 1999, where she was a repeat state finalist in cross country and track. Lanaia has a strong interest in manual therapy, biomechanical assessment, and balance disorders.

Mary Ellen Anton

Mary Ellen Anton PT, ATC

Mary Ellen received a BS in Biology from The College of William and Mary where she played on a golf scholarship for four years. She also worked as a student athletic trainer with both the mens and womans athletic departments for four years. She then received a BS in Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Virginia and went on to be certified as an athletic trainer in 1986. Since that time she has spent over 20 years in out-patient orthopedics with special interest in treating TMJ, spine and incontinence patients. Personal interests include baking, camping and hiking with her family and dog.

Charlie Howlett

Charlie Howlett, DPT

Charlie was born and raised in Spokane where he graduated from Shadle Park High School. He was active in sports and lettered in cross country, basketball, and soccer. He attended undergrad at the University of Washington and majored in Zoology. Studies abroad in Europe and summers as a camp counselor at Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang Camps were highlights of his college years.

Charlie received a Doctoral of Physical Therapy at Eastern Washington University. After graduating, Charlie spent 5 years working as a traveling physical therapist in various settings across the United States. He received a variety of experiences in his travels both professionally and personally. This is where he developed his passion for road trips with no plans!

Some of Charlie’s favorite pastimes are running, hiking, and road trips to National Parks. He looks forward to exploring other interests including mountain biking, paddle boarding, and fly fishing.

Professionally, Charlie has strong interests in functional movement patterns (SFMA), biomechanics, and manual physical therapy. He prefers an eclectic approach to patient care to fit the individual needs of his patients for them to meet their goals. He is always interested in learning new approaches to better serve his patients. “I learn from my patients and colleagues everyday. That is the best part of this profession and it makes me a better physical therapist.”




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