Doctors of Physical Therapy

Trained in trigger point dry needling, manual therapy, Redcord, Medical Exercises Therapy, TRX, Pilates and muscle, joint and nerve healing.

Nate Kloosterman, DPT, OCS

Nate earned his doctorate in Physical Therapy from Andrews University. He is a board certified Physical Therapist with the advanced designation of orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS). He has extensive post-graduate training in manual therapy including a trigger point dry needling certification.

Nate has been involved in teaching at Andrews University for the differential diagnosis in the doctor of physical therapy program. He was instrumental in developing curriculum for advanced courses in medical exercise therapy (MET) which is taught to practitioners throughout the United States.

Nate founded PhysioPoint Therapy and Wellness in January of 2014. He enjoys spending time with family, biking, skiing, playing golf and participating in community events. 

Alli Riddering, DPT

Women's Health, Orthopedics and Pediatrics

Alli received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Governors State University and was nominated by the faculty for the Alpha Eta Honor Society (Allied Health Professionals). 

Alli first became interested in physical therapy in grade school after she witnessed her aunt graduating and becoming a PT. She honed a deeper understanding of the human body and a passion for the profession while earning a degree in biology from Purdue University.  

She has a keen interest in understanding the full nature of her patients’ injuries, then utilizing proven therapies that lead to recovery and improved function for them. Alli has a special interest in Women's Health and pelvic rehabilitation. 

She also enjoys participating in fitness and nutrition programs herself and she spends significant time each week working out.  She also loves to travel, dining out at new places, and experiencing the outdoors (especially when the weather is nice).

Matt Gentry, DPT

Sports Performance, Ortho and Pediatrics

Matt grew up in Oregon and attended Stanford University on a wrestling scholarship, where he received a degree in human biology. After graduation, Matt coached Division I wrestling at his alma mater while also competing internationally on the Canadian national team which culminated in representing Canada at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. After retiring from competition following a fifth place finish in the London Olympics, he and and his wife relocated to the Midwest where he received his doctoral degree in physical therapy from Governor State University. Dr. Matt has an interest in serving clients with sports performance needs, orthopedic conditions, and pediatric clients with neurological conditions. He now resides in Manteno Illinois with his wife and three small children. 

Patty Lukasik, Office Manager

Patty Lukasik, Office Manager

Curtis Munday, Clinical Assistant (PTA Student)

Curtis Munday, Clinical Assistant (PTA Student)

Leigha Shellhaas, BA Clinical Assistant

Leigha Shellhaas, BA Clinical Assistant

Valerie Coolman, DScPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT

Valerie completed her Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy from Andrews University in 2010. 

She is an esteemed clinical fellowship instructor with the North American Institute of Manual Physical Therapy.

Valerie moved to Valparaiso, were her husband works as the Dean of Student's in Attendance position and Head Varsity Boy's Basketball Coach. Valerie enjoys spending time at sporting events, outdoor activities and church activities, with her husband and son and daughter.