Our Team

Bill Wise physical therapist

(John) Bill Wise, MPT

Bill came to Alaska with his family in 1976. He attended college in Fairbanks and Wisconsin earning a degree in Biology. In 1980 Bill went to work for Tesoro at their North Kenai refinery making gasoline and working in the operations group, and in 1987 he took a position with British Petroleum as a startup production operator at the Endicott facility. In 1992 he had elected to take the retirement package offered by BP in order to return to school and earn his Master’s degree in physical therapy and then in 2003 he opened up Wise Physical Therapy here in Anchorage, Alaska.

When he was younger he was quite the adventurer. Some of his adventures include climbing Denali in 1983, rafting and whitewater kayaking the Grand Canyon on two separate occasions, white water kayaking Devil’s Canyon on the Susitna River in Alaska twice, teaching white water kayaking in college and teaching skiing at Alyeska. At sixty years of age he now has two adult children that were raised in Alaska are now off working with a life of their own.

Today Bill enjoys excelling at being a physical therapist and helping individuals recover from injury and illness. He has a firm belief that life should be pain free. He has studied traditional and non-traditional healing arts. He will utilize whatever techniques he needs to get you, the patient, feeling better again. He is a leader in Alaska with the application and use of Fascial Strain Counter/Strain.

Forever the academic Bill is specializing in diagnostic testing and is now in a Residency program and a candidate to sit for the boards in the field of Electrophysiology. Meaning EMG/NCS testing, evaluating the health of the nerves and muscles in the body. Only about 180 physical therapists nationwide are Board Certified.