At Therapydia Lake Oswego, you will experience a different approach to physical therapy. Conveniently located in Kruse Village on Meadows Road, our Lake Oswego physical therapy clinic is a spacious, sunlit, boutique environment with state-of-the-art equipment and the latest technology used to improve quality of care and increase patient satisfaction. We consider every client as an individual, on the path from rehabilitation to performance. Experience one-on-one treatment with a Therapydia Lake Oswego physical therapist to develop a custom program tailored to your unique goals and individual needs. Recover today with the best physical therapy in Lake Oswego.
Experience The Therapydia Difference:
One-on-one, hands-on treatments designed around your unique body and goals
Tailored exercise programs to improve movement and function
Pinpoint to the root cause of your condition for lasting pain relief
We’re here to help you get back to the activities you love doing.
Our Lake Oswego Team
Emily Melzer, PT, DPT
Emily graduated from University of New England (Portland, Maine), receiving her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2014. She has been employed in an outpatient orthopedic setting since graduating. Throughout her career, Emily has treated many patients with a multitude of injuries and pathologies. She has developed a passion for rehabilitating ankle fractures, working with runners and in the past few years - postpartum recovery, specifically rehabilitating diastasis recti. Emily, herself, is expecting her first child in May 2020. Personable, humorous and compassionate, she enjoys connecting with her patients. She brings positive energy and encouragement in the journey to recovery. Emily is adamant that tailoring treatment and plan of care to each and every patient is the difference between standard care and outstanding care. Emily has been working at Therapydia since 2015; transitioning from staff therapist to senior staff therapist at Therapydia Portland and was recently promoted to serve as Clinical Director of Therapydia Lake Oswego in March 2020. She enjoys supporting her team in the effort to provide the best PT experience there is to offer her community. She is passionate about her work and is thrilled to be able to treat patients within a company that supports a one-on-one patient care model. In her time outside of work, you’ll find Emily wandering Portland with her husband looking for the best espresso, spending time with her family in North Central Oregon on her family’s farm or running a half marathon with her best friend.
Jordon Whitaker, PT, DPT
Jordon completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Oregon and earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at George Fox University. She continues to have connections with her professors and classmates at George Fox, for continued discussion and growth around research and innovative approaches to physical therapy practice. Her background in research at George Fox allows her to provide additional knowledge in pre season testing for college athletes. As a result of her group research work at George Fox, she was published in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (IJSPT) and the Athletic Training and Sports Health Care (ATHSC). Jordon is comfortable working with patients of all ages and abilities as her background has been varied. She has worked in many clinical settings, hospitals and nursing facilities. She has had experience with pediatrics as well as geriatrics, but has a passion for outpatient orthopedics. She enjoys treating overuse injuries and tendinopathies. By using a combination of hands on approach and active exercise, she enjoys helping her clients achieve their fitness goals. She tends to focus on general health and wellness to ensure that clients feel well equipped to self manage any symptoms and feel confident in their abilities to participate in activities they enjoy. She also has an interest in chronic pain management and managing clients with back pain. Jordon’s continuing education post PT school has consisted of the orthopedic conference, hip and knee courses and participating in weekly online education seminars in order to stay up to date on research and clinical expertise.When Jordon is not at Therapydia Lake Oswego, you would find her spending time with her family either travelling, hiking, working out or enjoying Portland food. She is usually planning her next travelling experience with her husband as they have driven halfway across the country multiple times and have been outside the country to Europe, Africa, Caribbean and Central America.
Kyle Sumida, PT, DPT
Kyle attended Oregon State University as an undergraduate and completed his Physical Therapy education at George Fox University. He has practiced in the outpatient setting since graduating with an emphasis in treating orthopedic and neurological patients. His goal for those in physical therapy is to make meaningful and relevant experiences that are individualized for each person, aiming to empower patients to take an active approach in their care. He brings a background in various musculoskeletal conditions, vestibular impairment, post-concussion syndrome, post-stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, as well as strength and conditioning principles. He continues to expand on his knowledge in regards to sports performance, neurological rehabilitation, and pain science. When he is not in the clinic you can find him searching the woods for his golf ball, posting up at a local Portland roaster, or being active in some way, shape, or form. On Saturday you can usually find him cheering on the Beavs and eating all the foods that Oregon has to offer.
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