At Therapydia Portland, we believe in personalized, one-on-one treatments based on your unique body and individual goals. Whether you’re looking to recover from an injury, improve your athletic performance, or just make sure your mechanics are performing at the optimal level, we’re here to help you along your path to lifetime wellness.
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 SE Portland Team
Sabrina Seraj, DPT, CKTP
Sabrina received her clinical doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) from the top national physical therapy program at University of Southern California in 2006, where she studied with some of the most highly acclaimed researchers in her field. She relocated to Portland in 2014 and joined the Therapydia PDX team in 2015. Sabrina values continuing education and has attended several courses in specialized manual therapy techniques and movement science principles to advance her skills in the treatment of movement dysfunctions. Currently, she is participating in rigorous coursework leading toward a specialized certification via the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). She also actively follows the cutting-edge research of the Neuro Orthopaedic Institute and International Spine and Pain Institute regarding pain management. Sabrina is an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Credentialed Clinical Instructor and Kinesio Taping Association (KTA) Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner. She is also certified in The Graston Technique®, a patented form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that enables clinicians to effectively detect and treat scar tissue and other soft tissue restrictions that affect normal function. Sabrina enjoys exploring her adopted state and staying active in dance, yoga, Pilates and hiking.
Emily Melzer, DPT
Emily grew up in North Central Oregon, where she spent her summers harvesting wheat on her father’s ranch. Emily received her B.S. in Exercise Science from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon and then continued on to Portland, Maine where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of New England in 2014. Emily spent the first year of her career working at an Outpatient Orthopedic PT Clinic in San Francisco, California where she gained experience with a diverse patient population including those with postural dysfunction due to sedentary jobs, patients recovering from orthopedic surgeries, weekend warriors and marathon runners with chronic injuries. Emily recently attended the San Francisco Giants Sports Medicine conference in 2015 where she learned effective techniques to treat the active patient population. Emily is excited to join the Therapydia Portland team where she can apply her clinical knowledge and return home to Oregon where she can positively impact our community. Emily enjoys hiking, playing volleyball and running half marathons.
Tony D'Ovidio, DPT
Tony received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Boston University in 2014. While studying, he also worked as a strength and conditioning coach for club sports teams including rugby, ice hockey, and volleyball as well as both the Army and Navy ROTC and individuals of myriad fitness levels. Passionate about continued learning and providing optimal care for patients, Tony completed a Manual Therapy Certificate (MTC) program in 2017, and has continued to develop his hands-on skills in a manual therapy fellowship program starting in 2018. In addition to his experience as a strength and conditioning coach, he is also a certified Olympic Weightlifting coach through USA Weightlifting. His clinical philosophy revolves around strong patient communication and education, expert manual therapy skills, and the prescription of exercise for both rehabilitation and performance. He particularly enjoys working with active individuals and promoting long-term health and fitness through an intelligent approach to training. In his free time Tony enjoys exercising, hiking, cooking, and travel.
Jodie McGinlay, DPT
Jodie is a native Oregonian but has spent time in both the Midwest and New England for college. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT in 2016. Prior to that, she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Neuroscience from Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, MN, where she played lacrosse. Jodie’s background in fitness is centered around running, resistance training, and hockey. While in physical therapy school, Jodie worked as a skating coach for youth hockey players and assisted with strength and conditioning programs for both hockey and lacrosse during the summers. Her clinical interests include working with patients of all ages and diagnoses’ with a special interest in shoulders, ankles, and temporomandibular join dysfunction. Outside of clinical practice, Jodie is an adjunct faculty member at Pacific University’s Physical Therapy Program. She assists with two first year courses, Clinical Biomechanics and Principles of Therapeutic Exercise. Jodie is a member of both the Oregon Physical Therapy Association and American Physical Therapy Association. In Jodie’s spare time, you can find her enjoying coffee, walking around Laurelhurst Park, and trying new group fitness classes.
Clinical Support Specialist
Elise is fresh from completing her pre-requisites before applying to Physical Therapy School. She's a California native but moved to Portland after finishing her undergrad in Chicago. As a former Therapydia patient Elise is incredibly excited to earn experience in a clinic she respects so highly. Elise is an avid hiker and outdoors enthusiast and since moving to Oregon has fallen in love with skiing. Elise lives in Southeast Portland where she enjoys being spoiled by all the incredible restaurants. Elise is thrilled at the chance to serve people in her community.
Clinical Support Specialist
Abbie is from Moro, a small town in central northern Oregon. Abbie graduated from Oregon State University and has resided in Portland for many years. Abbie joins our team as a Clinical Support Specialist and prior to our clinic she has worked in a successful outpatient orthopedic clinic ensuring delivery of optimal customer service. She enjoys seeing the positive changes we make with our patients and prides herself on providing friendly, caring and efficient service to our clients. Abbie enjoys spending time with family and friends, good books and movies.
We’re Fanatical About Patient Satisfaction
We pride ourselves in having the highest patient satisfaction across all PT clinics in the Portland metro area. Read more testimonials here.
We offer same and next day appointments. Please complete the form below and Our Office Manager will contact you shortly to schedule an appointment.
Mon: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tue: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wed: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thu: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Fri: 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ample street parking is available in front of and near Therapydia Portland.
The 20-Burnside/Stark Bus goes right by our clinic. The 19- Woodstock/Glisan and the 75- Casar Chavez/Lombard bus are within walking distance. Go to TriMet to plan your trip http://www.trimet.org/schedules/index.htm or call 503-238-RIDE(7433) for more details.