Our Therapists


Scott Williams Physical Therapist Truckee, CA

Scott Williams PT, OCS

Scott earned his Masters in Physical Therapy from UC San Francisco in 1992. He has lived in the Truckee/North Lake Tahoe area for the last 20 years and in 2002 was one of the first in the Tahoe area to become an Orthopedic Certified Specialist. He has worked around the globe with professional cycling teams including T-Mobile, Team Columbia/High Road and most recently with Garmin/Barracuda.  He has also worked with EXOS/Athletes' Performance in LA and Arizona working for the NFL combine, international soccer clubs including Aston Villa an English Premiere League club and with the Chinese Olympic Committee in Beijing.  He continues to perform performance therapy, bike fitting and other athlete training services in Truckee, CA.


Caren Schatz Physical Therapist Truckee, CA

Caren Schatz PT

Caren earned her Master in Physical Therapy from Samuel Merritt College in 1997 and her undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego.  She has lived in Truckee for over 10 years and was among the first in the Reno/Tahoe area to receive specialized certification in vestibular rehabilitation.  Caren has been using manual therapy skills for 15 years to help clients resolve mobility restrictions and using neuromuscular exercises to restore stability and ideal biomechanics. 

Caren has an athletic background in competitive swimming and outrigger canoe racing.  She also enjoys snow skiing/boarding, waterskiing, surfing, hiking, mountain biking, travel, music and dance, yummy healthy food, and old fancy cars! She also is the mother of 2 fun little children!

 


Gabe Metzger Physical Therapist Truckee CA

Gabe Metzger PT, DPT

Gabe earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2009 from Regis University in Denver Colorado. He shares Synergy's clinic-culture of providing "quality over quantity" care to his physical therapy, manual therapy and personal training clients.  He is a former climbing guide turned physical therapist with a passion for manual therapy and its application to the active orthopedic population. His treatment approach combines Maitland manual therapy, Functional Movement Systems, Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT), Myofacial Decompression Technique (MDT; orthopedic cupping) and a range of other soft tissue techniques. 

Gabe is a strong advocate for interdisciplinary wellness care and the founder of an online Integrated Medicine collective,  Mywellnesscollective.com. MWC is a start up website aimed at collecting and connecting good practitioners, from all walks of wellness, so they may work together to get people better, faster and more holistically.

In his spare time, Gabe is an avid rock climber and mountain biker, a new skier and enjoys modifying his 4x4 van.