Meet the Staff

Howard QuackenbushDr. L. Howard Quackenbush II P.T., D.P.T., ATC, CSCS

Dr. L. Howard Quackenbush II P.T., D.P.T., ATC, CSCS is the owner and director of Delta Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine. He loves the rural area and has the opportunity to be closely involved with his patient’s both in the clinic and the community.

Howard was raised in Payson, Utah and is the oldest of 9 children. He attended Payson High School and later Brigham Young University. He originally thought Mechanical Engineering was his path in life until the first classes in this major when he quickly found this was not his peer group. Shortly after this, he suffered a knee injury and underwent surgery and rehabilitation prior to his LDS Mission to Venezuela.

Upon returning from Venezuela, he re-injured his knee and again underwent surgery and Physical Therapy and found that he was fascinated by the body’s ability to heal and regain function. His Physical Therapist was instrumental in guiding him forward into this career path.

He graduated from BYU in Athletic Training. While in this program, he was able to be the lead student trainer and the President of the Student Athletic Training Association for BYU and the District Association. He provided care for Division I Football, Basketball, Tennis and Track and Field. He successfully passed the National Athletic Training Examination on the first try and was awarded the Athletic Training Certification (ATC)

After BYU, he was accepted at Washington University School of Medicine’s Program in Physical Therapy for a Master’s Degree. During this education, Howard had opportunities to gain additional education in Sports Medicine with Professional Baseball and The National Hansen’s Disease Center in Carville, LA (Leprosy and Diabetes). He successfully completed this program and passed the exams and Licensure in 1994.

He began working for Intermountain Healthcare in Delta as a staff Physical Therapist in December 1994. Where he was able to grow and develop in the profession.
In 1996, Howard completed and passed the exams for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

In 1999, he had the opportunity to buy the clinical program from IHC and privatize the care. This was formalized and Delta Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine PC was opened in 2000.

In 2002, Howard was invited to use his Physical Therapy and Athletic Training skills in the Salt Lake City Winter Games (Test Games and Olympics) by working with the Figure Skating and Short Track Speed Skating events.

During this time, Physical Therapy advanced to a Doctorate level profession. He knew he would practice for many more years and elected to go through a Transitional Doctorate in Physical Therapy through Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. He graduated with his tDPT in August 2004.

Howard is married to his sweetheart Tonya Bunker and they have an active and growing family.

Randy StinsonDr. Randy Stinson, PT, DPT

Randy was raised with a Father in the Air Force and spent much of his youth living in Western Europe. He Graduated high school from Layton High and served a mission for the LDS church in the Netherlands. After he got home, he married and went to BYU where he got his bachelor’s degree in exercise science and his first child was born. After BYU he went on to obtain his doctoral degree in physical therapy from Washington University in St. Louis where his second child was born. After Graduating from PT school Randy moved to Delta and has enjoyed working and living in this community since 2010. He has had two more children here in Delta and helps serve the community as a member of the local sheriff’s posse/search and rescue.

Scott AllenDr. Scott Allen, PT, DPT

Dr. Scott Allen was born in Fillmore, UT and raised a short distance away in Flowell, UT. He graduated from Millard High School in 1999. After graduation, he served a two year LDS mission in Charlotte, NC. Following his mission, Scott received a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from San Diego State University, and completed a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Touro University in Nevada.

He enjoys hunting, fishing, athletics, and spending time with his family. He is married to Jessie Allen and together they have three young children.

Scott specializes in vestibular and balance therapy, manual therapy techniques, and outpatient orthopedics.

Andrew Michael WankierDr. Andrew Michael Wankier, PT, DPT

Dr. Andrew Michael Wankier was born in Delta, Utah. He graduated from Delta High School in 2007. He then served a two year LDS mission in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Upon returning home he married Gentry Mecham, who is also from Delta, UT., in 2009. Andrew attended Southern Utah University where he received his Bachelors of Science degree in Human Nutrition. Following his time at Southern Utah University, Andrew attended the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona where he graduated on 2017. Andrew most recently worked as a Physical Therapist for Independence Rehab, living in Utah County.

Andrew and Gentry have 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl. Andrew enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, camping and various sports. Andrew and Gentry are glad to be home again in Delta, as are their 3 children.

Scott specializes in vestibular and balance therapy, manual therapy techniques, and outpatient orthopedics.

Joy PartridgeDr. Dustin Kunz DPT

Dr. Dustin Kunz was born and raised in Fillmore, UT. After graduation, he served a two-year LDS mission in Tacoma, Washington. Upon returning home, Dustin received an Associate’s Degree from Snow College, a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Utah, and completed a Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree from West Coast University in Los Angeles, CA.

When it’s time to play, Dustin enjoys spending time with his family going up the canyon or hiking around. He also enjoys being a coach for the high school football team. He loves competing, even if its stupid (once got into a rock throwing contest when ammo ran out and he was tied with a friend in clay pigeon shooting. You guessed it, he lost. It wasn’t an actual event, just a Tuesday. He also loves weightlifting and conditioning. So much so that he received a certification as a strength and conditioning specialist, CSCS. He is married to Kaylee Kunz and they currently live in Fillmore.

Sisley OlsonSisley Olson, Marketing Assistant

Sisley Olson started working at Delta Physical Therapy in July 2018. When she is not busy being the Marketing Assistant you will see her performing Receptionist duties and greeting you when you come to the clinic.

Jamie graduatedJamie Christensen, PTA

Jamie graduated from Delta High School in 2000. She attended Utah Valley State College prior to getting her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Salt Lake Community College in 2004. She began working for Delta Physical Therapy following graduation in 2004.

Erin SorensonErin Sorenson, PTA

Erin graduated from Juab High School in 2004. She received her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Provo College in 2009. She began working for Delta Physical Therapy in 2009.

Stephanie EliasonStephanie Eliason, PTA

Stephanie graduated from Juab High School in 2006. She attended Salt Lake Community College where she graduated with a Physical Therapist Assistant degree in 2010. She joined Delta Physical Therapy in 2013.

Jamie IpsonJamie Ipson, PTA

Jamie was raised in Oak City, Utah and graduated from Delta High School in 2011. She attended Southern Utah University prior to receiving her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Dixie State University in 2016. She practiced in Cedar City before joining Delta/Fillmore Physical Therapy in 2017.

Kati StephensonKati Stephenson, PTA

Kati grew up in Orem, Utah and graduated from Mountain View High School in 2005. She continued her education at Provo College where she received a Physical Therapist Assistant degree in 2015. She enjoys reading, water skiing, and the outdoors. She joined Delta/Fillmore Physical Therapy in 2016.

Joy PartridgeJoy Partridge, Front Office Staff

Joy has been a receptionist and billing specialist in our Delta clinic since 2012.

Carrie RossCarrie Ross, Front Office Staff

Carrie Ross is the Fillmore clinic receptionist and billing coordinator, she joined our team in 2012.

Sandra BeckstrandSandra Beckstrand, Front Office Staff

We would like to welcome our newest team member! Sandra is so sweet and we love having her with us already! She is also bilingual which is going to help the clinics so much! She is mainly in our Fillmore office however you could see her in Delta as well! So next time you see her please welcome her to the team!

Our staff consists of licensed Physical Therapists and licensed Physical Therapist Assistants. Nearly all of our staff has additional professional credentials and extensive community involvement. We believe in being strong community supporters and good neighbors.

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