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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.

The sun-lit, boutique environment at Therapydia Portland offers a physical therapy experience that is both encouraging and casual; because why shouldn’t treatments be fun? Our physical therapists are highly-trained in a variety of physical therapy and wellness practices and selected based on their higher education and extensive clinical experience. With a strong belief in patient satisfaction, we want to help you achieve your goals, whatever they may be.

Learn more about our physical therapy team and how they can start you on your path to lifetime wellness today:

SE Portland Team

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Tony D'Ovidio, PT, DPT

Clinic Director
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Tony received his doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) 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 became an orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) in 2018. He also completed a fellowship program in orthopedic manual physical therapy through Belling College in 2021.

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 calisthenics and kettlebell training, hiking, cooking, walking his dog, and travel.
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Ryan Eckert, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
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Ryan received his B.S. in Human Biology from UCSD in 2013 before obtaining his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco State University in 2019. He studied with top myofascial decompression and running biomechanics researchers and is excited to bring these findings into his clinical work.

Ryan was a former all-conference NCAA track and field athlete and has worked with a diverse range of clients over the last 5 years. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and holds additional certifications in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Rocktape, and Russian Kettlebell Certification (RKC) that provides experience in modifying and adapting treatments to optimize patient results.

When not at the clinic you can find Ryan exploring Portland via brewery, trail, bike, or on the water enjoying the outdoors.
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Jamie Cowan, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
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Jamie received her B.S. in Human Physiology from the University of Oregon, and her doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) degree from Touro University Nevada in 2019.

Following graduation from her DPT program Jamie worked under a team of orthopedic surgeons for the first 18 months of her career. She has expertise in post-operative recovery following joint replacements, labral repairs, ACL reconstruction, meniscus repairs, and rotator cuff repairs.

She is passionate about patient education, exercise, and manual therapy techniques. Jamie has a special interest in total body health and wellbeing and strives to be a good example for her patients. She utilizes a balanced approach to physical therapy focused on the individual patient by customizing a program to meet their functional needs.

Jamie enjoys weight lifting, yoga, spending time with her two dogs, and hiking the Pacific Northwest.
Brenden Thompson, PT, DPT
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Brenden Thompson, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
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Brenden received his doctorate in physical therapy from George Fox University in 2018. He has training and education in treatment of tendinopathy, persistent pain, and treatment of the lumbar and cervical spine.

His ultimate goal is to encourage and empower his patients with a positive, honest environment to create a change in their pain experience.

Brenden’s enjoys playing disc golf, weight training, and spending time with friends, his wife, Gloria and his cat, Lexi.
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Rennie McVicker

Office Manager
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Rennie was born and raised in NE Portland. After completing her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Westmont College in Santa Barbara and spending some time abroad in Uganda, she is excited to be joining Therapydia’s Team back in her old stomping grounds! In her free time you can find Rennie relaxing in a hammock, reading at a local coffee shop, or taking a day trip to the beach.

North Portland Team

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Sabrina Seraj, PT, DPT

Clinic Director & Regional Manager
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Sabrina received her clinical doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) from the top national physical therapy program at the 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 Portland 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. Recently, she has been seeking progressive training in treatment for balance disorders and became a certified practitioner through The American Institute of Balance for vestibular rehabilitation and concussion management. 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’s amazing nature scapes and food scene. Her favorite fitness activities are dance, yoga, and hiking, or Beat Saber on VR when outdoor fun is less favorable.
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Colleen Sullivan

Office Manager
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Colleen graduated from Oregon State University in 2018 with a bachelor's in Kinesiology and a minor in Psychology. She is an outgoing person and loves being in a work setting that helps people every day. Working in healthcare and helping people is a real passion of hers. She wants to make everyone's experience wonderful when they walk through the doors. Colleen loves the outdoors and will often go out for hikes, runs, and walks. On the rainy days in Portland, you can find her working on puzzles. She's from Portland and loves everything about the city.
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Liz Henderson, PT, DPT, MTC

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Liz received her clinical doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in 2019. Following graduation, she relocated to Portland and worked for 3 years in an outpatient orthopedic setting. Liz is new to the Therapydia North Portland team in 2022 and is excited to join Therapydia because of their philosophy of one-on-one care for lifetime musculoskeletal wellness​.

Liz believes the foundation of a solid treatment program begins with education of anatomy and pain-neuroscience. She uses manual therapy techniques, therapeutic strengthening and coordination exercises to address the unique needs of each patient. She completed a year-long clinical training program in 2021 and now holds a Manual Physical Therapy Certification (MTC). This program equipped her to use advanced manual therapy techniques like spinal and joint mobilizations, manipulations and soft tissue massage.

Liz and her husband, Beau, enjoy backpacking and exploring all things outdoors in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, especially local wildflowers and plants. When she’s not hiking, she enjoys creative outlets of embroidery and illustration, or reading epic fantasy novels.
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Kaitlyn Hickling

Office Coordinator
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Kaitlyn grew up in Colorado and moved to Oregon a couple of years ago – both astounding places of nature! She’s been obsessed with health and wellness for as long as she can remember, specifically the concept of self-healing through preventative care. In college Kaitlyn studied Nutrition and Integrative Healthcare where she learned many alternative healing modalities. She loves all things holistic health and strive to empower others to lead a healthy lifestyle. Kaitlyn also believes in balance and in enjoying the little things in life. In her free time she enjoys exercise, writing, live music, cats, crafting herbal remedies and spending time with friends. She’s grateful to be part of a positive and health-centered team environment!

Lake Oswego Team

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Anna B

Office Manager
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Anna is originally from Boise Idaho. She grew up in Nevada and made Oregon home in 2011. Anna has been a medical billing specialist and coder for the last six years and is currently in school to become certified in both. She has worked in holistic medicine settings as well as mental health, physical therapy and occupational therapy clinics. In her free time Anna enjoys watercolor painting, mushroom hunting and exploring the great PNW.
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Stephanie Long, PT, DPT

Clinic Director
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Stephanie knew early on that she wanted to be a physical therapist after seeing the positive effects a physical therapist had on two close friends, helping them not only recover but return to their way of life. Her number one priority is to create this same experience for her patients by assessing their current status and their goals, and helping to create the best path to get there.Growing up in Lake Oswego, she was constantly active and played multiple sports including tennis, volleyball, and ski racing. Stephanie attended Oregon State University where she majored in General Science and later obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the Mayo Clinic of Health Sciences located in Rochester, MN. Although she enjoyed her time in the Midwest, she was anxious to return to the Northwest due to her love of the outdoors and her family. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys skiing, playing tennis, running, and hiking, but she really loves spending time with her husband Connor and their dog, Charli, and cat, Rory.
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Andrew Polenske, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
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Andrew grew up in Boise, Idaho, and moved to the Portland area in early 2020 after finishing his schooling. Through his childhood and until he moved here, he frequently visited the area to see family and explored the town he would eventually call home. Andrew attended Idaho State University in eastern Idaho, receiving his Doctor of Physical Therapy (2020), Master of Science in Athletic Training (2019), and Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science (2016). He was a driving force to create the new dual Physical Therapy and Athletic Training program at ISU and is proud to represent both fields as he continues his career. In his undergraduate career, Andrew spent a reasonable amount of time working in the human performance lab at ISU, gaining experience with exercise testing and research that has continued to help his skills in physical therapy.As a physical therapist, Andrew has a passion for working with athletes and in orthopedics, but he also enjoys making sure all patients have a better quality of life at the end of the day. He implements a combination of hands-on treatment with carefully selected exercises and other treatment methods to provide the best outcomes for his patients. Most of all, Andrew enjoys working with people and creating a positive impact on their lives. Outside of the clinic, Andrew prefers to spend most of his time out around the Portland area and traveling. He is an avid skier, a casual triathlete, and a general gym junkie to stay in good shape and keep up with his patients. On a lovely weekend, Andrew enjoys hiking, camping, backpacking, and paddleboarding.

Beaverton Team

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Jenny Cannon, MPT

Physical Therapist
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Therapydia Beaverton physical therapist Jenny Cannon moved to Portland in 2016 with her husband and has since settled into our clinic, seeing patients through their whole rehab process.

Jenny earned her Master’s degree in PT from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX in 2002. After graduation, she moved to Denver, CO, and spent 14 years there working in various outpatient orthopedic clinics. Jenny brings a wide range of experience to the Beaverton clinic, treating everyone from high level athletes to chronic pain patients. She’s also completed extensive training with the Institute for Physical Art (IPA), mastering a treatment approach that involves manual therapy for the joints, soft tissue, and viscera, as well as neuromuscular re-education, postural, and body mechanics training. She has experience with running evaluations and recently added a bike fit certification to her bag of tools. Jenny is passionate about getting to the root of her patients’ problems and not just treating the symptoms. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and abilities in their goals of restoring function and healthy lives.

Outside of Therapydia Beaverton, Jenny enjoys spending time and exploring Oregon with her husband, Brian and dog, Stella. She can often be found running in Forest Park with Stella, while Brian is miles ahead. In addition to running, she enjoys biking (both mountain and road), hiking, snowboarding, and almost anything outside. She is a lifelong athlete, having been involved in sports from a young age all the way through college, and continues to stay active as much as possible.
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Monica Mai, PT, DPT

Clinic Director
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Therapydia Beaverton physical therapist Monica Mai was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Human Physiology, with a minor in Music, from the University of Oregon in 2012. Monica left the Northwest to attend Western University of Health Sciences where she earned her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy in 2016. She is a certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner, ASTYM™ system provider, and a member of the Oregon Physical Therapy Association (OPTA). She is also currently pursuing her Certification in Manual Therapy (CMPT) with the North American Institute of Manual Therapy (NAIOMT).

Monica loves the one-on-one approach to physical therapy and enjoys helping her patients reach their goals, whether it’s running a marathon or simply sitting at work without pain.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking, spending time on the Oregon coast, and rock climbing – both indoors and outdoors.
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Jenna Schroeder, PT, DPT

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Therapydia physical therapist Jenna Schroeder is from a small town in southern Oklahoma. Drawn to the beautiful scenery, she moved to Oregon in 2016. Growing up playing sports and then as a college athlete, she was intrigued by the human body, and especially learning ways to train to improve performance. She graduated with her doctorate of physical therapy from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in 2013. Boomer Sooner!Jenna has taken courses to further her physical therapy education in many subjects including: Grey Institute 3D Maps, Blood flow restriction, and the Thoracic Ring Approach™. These courses allow Jenna to approach each patient individually and help them meet their specific goals. She loves working with a variety of patient populations to return them to what they love to do. Since graduating she has treated patients with acute and chronic conditions, as well as pre and post-operative patients. Outside of work, Jenna likes to spend time with her family, loves every opportunity to get outside, including camping, biking, hiking, and walks around the neighborhood with her mini Australian Shepard, Millie.
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Deanna Gallo PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
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Deanna is originally from sunny Los Angeles, CA. She received her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology: Pre-PT from San Diego State University and went on to complete her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of South Florida. Deanna moved to the Portland area and has been enjoying the PNW along with her boyfriend, Jorge, and their two fur babies, Riley and Akira.She enjoys treating a multitude of musculoskeletal injuries as well as being an advocate for injury prevention. She is interested in pursuing further clinical knowledge in sports, vestibular and pelvic floor rehabilitation. During her time away from the clinic, Deanna enjoys sunset hikes, breaking a sweat at the gym, skiing the slopes on the mountain, being a total foodie, and just maintaining an overall healthy positive lifestyle. She can’t wait to help guide you along in your recovery journey through physical therapy!
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Amanda Harris

Office Coordinator
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Amanda is originally from Minnesota and California. She made the move to the PNW in 2011 and has made the Portland area her forever home. Although Amanda holds a degree in Graphic Design, she expresses that her desire to be around people ultimately outshined her technological, creative bent.Amanda spent the last decade working as an Administrative Manager and a Residential Manager. After a successful career in leadership helping adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, she is excited to join the Therapydia team. Amanda is passionate about the patient care experience and joined Therapydia to help make a positive impact on the patients we care for.In her free time Amanda enjoys graphic design, painting, and sculpting. She also loves spending time with family, tending to her many plants and chasing waterfalls all over the PNW.

Pearl Team

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Jason Villareal, DPT, ATC

Regional Clinic Director
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Jason comes to Therapydia after successfully running two outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinics, one in Newport Beach, CA and the other in Coos Bay, OR. Jason is eager and excited to contribute his clinical reasoning skill set and exceptional customer service to the Portland community.

Clinically Jason has been involved in the sports medicine and physical therapy field for the past 14 years. He has had the opportunity to work at the high school, collegiate, and professional level with athletes, while also helping patients in the pediatric, geriatric, inpatient, outpatient, transitional care and home health settings. This vast amount of experience has given Jason a unique skill set to treat all levels of patients. Jason is excited to contribute his knowledge and experience to this community and he takes pride in making positive outcomes for each and every patient that he encounters. Jason has spoken at large physical therapy conferences regarding clinical efficiency and was most recently invited to speak at Grand Rounds for the physicians at Bay Area Hospital regarding running analysis and injury prevention. Jason has participated in many specialty continuing education courses and is actively looking for ways to advance his knowledge for movement sciences incorporating technology into the physical therapy field.

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Steven Jew, PT, DPT

Clinic Director
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Steve, Therapydia Pearl's Clinic Director, comes from the Bay Area in Northern California. He received his B.A. in Sports Science with a concentration in Sports Medicine at University of the Pacific in Stockton, California where he also obtained his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2015. Steven immediately became involved in clinical education by quickly becoming a Certified Clinical Instructor, andteaching a multitude of students from across the nation. He completeda 3-year post doctorate program to become a certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist through the Manual Therapy Institute. As a result,Steven’s clinical approach is greatly supported by a “hands on” approach towards getting his patients better faster. He has most recently completed his certifications in Vestibular Rehabilitation,Athlete Movement Systems, and is further specializing in the treatmentand diagnosis of endurance athletes.When he isn’t studying or treating patients, you can find Steven rockclimbing with his wife Monica, or hiking with his dog, Luna. Stevenalso loves to snow shoe, snowboard, and play volleyball whenever hegets the chance.
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Ryan Baysinger, PT, DPT, CFMT

Physical Therapist
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Born and raised in Oregon, Ryan attended the University of Oregon where he received his B.S. in Human Physiology. He then received his doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) degree from Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ in 2014.After moving back to Portland in 2016, he devoted significant time to pursuing education with the Institute of Physical Art, learning about their treatment focus on Functional Manual Therapy®. Ryan completed their certificate program as a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) in 2019.His clinical philosophy focuses on the whole body instead of just focusing on where it hurts and incorporates active movement patterns into his interventions. These are far more effective and give longer lasting benefits than passive manipulations or modalities.In his free time, Ryan enjoys skiing, mountain biking, hiking with his Corgi pups, and traveling.
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Ramona James

Office Manager
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Ramona spent her early childhood years on the island of Oahu. She reluctantly traded in the sun for rain when she moved to the PNW, but has since really embraced the beautiful outdoor scenery and has enjoyed living in the area. She received her B.A. in Business Administrationfrom Washington State University where she graduated with High Honors. Since graduating, she has worked in business operations and developed a joy for streamlining processes. She isvery much a foodie and loves trying new cuisines in Portland’s expansive food scene with her husband. Ramona loves being outdoors and views physical activity as a form of self care so youcan often find her on a nature walk with her pup Ella, who is her pride and joy.
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Mark Freifeld

Office Manager
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Mark is a customer service professional with a specialty and emphasis in healthcare office management and patient care coordination. He began this trajectory in a massage and holistic wellness center environment and progressed to medical management in a Naturopathic doctor medical setting. He is now bringing his honed skillsets and talents to the physical therapy realm.

Progress Ridge

Clinic Director, Regional Manager
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Kelley Lindstrom, DPT

Clinic Director, Regional Manager
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Therapydia Beaverton Clinic Director Kelley Lindstrom grew up in Oregon and loves to call the Pacific Northwest her home. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Willamette University and then moved to Colorado, where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree from Regis University in 2013. After graduating, she moved back to Oregon and has been working in an outpatient orthopedic setting since.Clinically, Kelley is passionate about helping patients of all ages and abilities return to a pain free and active lifestyle. As a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) she has established a treatment approach that combines manual therapy, movement retraining, and functional strengthening to treat pain and movement dysfunction. Beyond injury rehabilitation, Kelley focuses on injury prevention and wellness that is achieved through patient education and promoting positive lifestyle changes. As a NCAA collegiate athlete herself, Kelley has a special passion for working with female athletes of all ages and believes that this is truly a unique population with specific needs that often are not addressed.Kelley loves making a positive impact on the Beaverton community she has worked in for the past several years as a physical therapist. Outside of the clinic, Kelley loves to hike and camp with her husband, Alex, and dog, Kai. She also loves yoga, snowboarding, spending time with family, and traveling.
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Emily Melzer, PT, DPT

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Emily graduated from University of New England (in Portland, Maine!), receiving her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2014. Throughout her career, Emily has treated many patients with a multitude of injuries and pathologies in an outpatient orthopedic setting. While she enjoys treating all ailments -- she has developed a passion for rehabilitating ankle fractures, working with runners and in the past few years - postpartum recovery, specifically rehabilitating diastasis recti.

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. 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 chasing her 2 year old son around a playground, spending time with her family in North Central Oregon on her family’s farm or running a half marathon with her best friend.
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Kristy Bess

Office Manager
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Kristy is a graduate of Oregon School of Massage and has been a licensed massage therapist since 2011. Kristy enjoyed her work as a massage therapist and chiropractic assistant. After a few years, she moved into administration, medical billing, and clinic management, so she could learn all the behind the scenes of running a healthcare practice. In addition to her work in small chiropractic and massage clinics, she has also taught at Oregon School of Massage to provide student support as a student services coordinator.

Kristy knew from a young age that she wanted to be in a therapeutic profession because she finds great satisfaction in offering support to others while being a facilitator of positive change. She believes in empowering patients to be leaders in their own transformation by offering knowledge, support, guidance, encouragement, and insight. She believes that healing happens when a collaborative relationship is formed, built on trust and empathy between patient and practitioner.

In her free time, she is an “Olympic level” movie watcher and is a movie and music trivia expert. She enjoys spending time with her two cats, Thomas and Simon.

Tanasbourne Team

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Kimberly Mineo, PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director
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Kimberly is a New England girl at heart. After moving around throughout her childhood, she spent most of her time growing up in New Hampshire. Go Red Sox! She started her journey away from the east coast with her undergraduate work in Boulder, Colorado. Her first experience with physical therapy was as an aide in North Lake Tahoe after she moved there to pursue her skiing passion. After this, she knew that a physical therapist is who she wanted to be. She then journeyed to Chicago to work in corporate wellness and attend physical therapy school. Family decisions brought her to Portland, where she has been practicing ever since graduating PT school.

She has fallen in love with being a physical therapist and the constant learning and growth that is associated with the career. She went on to become a board certified orthopedic specialist (OCS) in 2014 and is currently pursuing her manual certification through the North American Institute of Manual Therapy.

Kimberly grew up in a fun and active family. She played many sports growing up: softball, lacrosse, nordic/alpine ski teams, rock climbing, water skiing and field hockey. She went on to play club field hockey in college. To this day, being active is still her thing and sharing this love for being active and outside with her 7 year old son is her new passion.

Education: Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, 2008B.A. in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder 2001

Clinical Focus: General outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine, bike fitting, running analysis, post-operative rehabilitation, adolescent athletes, ASTYM

Leisure Activities: Studying foreign languages, cooking, photography, triathlon, exploring beautiful Oregon by running or hiking with my dog or cycling the backroads, playing with my kiddo
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Annika Piros, DPT

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Annika is a native Oregonian who earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Willamette University and her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from George Fox University. As a therapist, Annika enjoys working with patients of all ages and abilities. She has focused her clinical experience in outpatient orthopedics and geriatrics with additional training in vestibular rehabilitation and treatments for low back pain. By using a combination of hands-on manual therapy, patient education, and corrective exercise, Annika helps patients return to an active lifestyle. Her background in research at George Fox University enables her to provide additional expertise in the rehabilitation of overuse injuries.

Annika has a special interest in health & wellness and she strives to model healthy behaviors to her patients. This passion stems from her time as a NCAA collegiate volleyball and tennis player and later on as a competitive CrossFit athlete. Her experience as both a former CrossFit coach and athlete have provided her insights that she brings to her patients and treatment approach.

Outside of the clinic, Annika believes strongly in extending her work into the community. She enjoys working closely with CrossFit gyms, sharing information about the physical therapy profession at schools/universities, and supporting her husband with coaching athletes in football & track at Mountainside High School in Beaverton. In her free time, Annika enjoys training (CrossFit, Olympic lifting, cycle classes), playing volleyball, traveling, exploring wine country, speaking German as part of her heritage, and spending time with her husband.
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Andrew Polenske, PT, DPT

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Andrew grew up in Boise, Idaho, and moved to the Portland area in early 2020 after finishing his schooling. Through his childhood and until he moved here, he frequently visited the area to see family and explored the town he would eventually call home. Andrew attended Idaho State University in eastern Idaho, receiving his Doctor of Physical Therapy (2020), Master of Science in Athletic Training (2019), and Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science (2016). He was a driving force to create the new dual Physical Therapy and Athletic Training program at ISU and is proud to represent both fields as he continues his career. In his undergraduate career, Andrew spent a reasonable amount of time working in the human performance lab at ISU, gaining experience with exercise testing and research that has continued to help his skills in physical therapy.As a physical therapist, Andrew has a passion for working with athletes and in orthopedics, but he also enjoys making sure all patients have a better quality of life at the end of the day. He implements a combination of hands-on treatment with carefully selected exercises and other treatment methods to provide the best outcomes for his patients. Most of all, Andrew enjoys working with people and creating a positive impact on their lives. Outside of the clinic, Andrew prefers to spend most of his time out around the Portland area and traveling. He is an avid skier, a casual triathlete, and a general gym junkie to stay in good shape and keep up with his patients. On a lovely weekend, Andrew enjoys hiking, camping, backpacking, and paddleboarding.
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Zeyla Brandt, PT

Physical Therapist
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Zeyla was born in England. Just before starting school her family moved to South Africa. After 2 years of medical school she switched to physical therapy and has not regretted that choice since! In 1987 she graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of the Witwatersrand. This medical school was at that time rated by the Journal of the American Medical Association as one of the top 5 medical schools in the world (including the USA).Zeyla is passionate about working with people who need help with pelvic health and chronic pain. She finds the medical mystery of working with those who have complex medical conditions academically stimulating. She enjoys the academic challenge of figuring out how each individual’s body can best recover from or manage the problems with which they present. She is particularly interested in working with her patients as a team to achieve the best results possible.Outside of the clinic she enjoys making greeting cards, scrapbooking, travel and scuba diving. Her favorite people are her son and daughter (in-law), and their dog, Rory.
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Kim Cornie

Office Manager
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Kim Cornie is a born and raised resident of the Hillsboro, Oregon community. She is a graduate of Pacific University's Exercise Science program. She went on to earn her Associates as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 2000. Working in the field for 7 year, mostly in the Outpatient Orthopedics practice, before becoming an active stay at home mom and school volunteer. Kim enjoys hiking and camping with her 2 children and her husband. In her free time she loves to participate in Pilates (pursuing her STOTT certification); cooking with her kids, reading and dabbling in photography.
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Lyric Cobb

Office Coordinator
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Lyric grew up in Washington State and moved to Oregon in 2016. While she wasn't raised here, the PNW is home sweet home. Lyric spent 2.5 years working for a company that supports adults with developmental disabilities in living independently. She adopted a love for the healthcare field from her mom at an early age and appreciates being able to be a part of it today. In her free time she loves to play sports, volunteer, hike, or read.

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Adria Biasi, PT, DPT

Clinic Director
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Adria completed her undergraduate degree at Eastern Washington University in 2012 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2014.She enjoys treating a wide variety of orthopedic injuries, from overuse work injuries and postural dysfunctions to sports injuries and post-surgical. Her areas of interest include manual therapy, strength and balance training, and vestibular rehabilitation. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys running CrossFit, and playing with her 4 dogs.
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Kelly Steffy, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
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Kelly received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Washington State University in 2015 where she found her love for studying human movement and injury. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in the San Diego area in 2019. Kelly enjoys treating an array of orthopedic injuries including sports injuries especially shoulder injuries as she had a shoulder injury during her high school swimming career. Since beginning her journey toward becoming a physical therapist, she wants to spread the knowledge about physical therapy not just as a treatment after injury, but also to prevent injury too. Kelly is interested in manual therapy, sports-specific strength and balance training, and will be pursuing a pelvic floor specialty. When she is not working at the clinic, you can find her in the outdoors either hiking, camping, snowshoeing, or playing with her dog.
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Sarah Terpin, PT, DPT

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A native of Oregon, Sarah completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Oregon, and went on to get her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University in 2008. During her course of practice she has had the opportunity to work in a number of different settings, in all parts of the country, and with many skilled practitioners who have helped make strong manual skills a backbone of her practice. Sarah's approach emphasizes a whole-body perspective to patient recovery and focuses on the benefits of healthy movement during the rehabilitation process and transition back to normal life. She finds great satisfaction in working with patients with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and physical abilities, acting as an advocate for health in all aspects of their lives. Outside the clinic, Sarah can be found spending time with her friends and family, relaxing with coffee or a good book, and getting together with her loved ones for delicious home cooked meals. She is passionate about all things outdoors, and looks forward to getting back to the beauty of the pacific northwest after a few years away.
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Taylor Mead

Office Manager
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Taylor was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. After spending 10 years in Northern California, she and her husband along with their two small children moved back to the beautiful state of Washington. Taylor was eager to raise her children closer to family and to share all that the PNW has to offer. Taylor has over 14 years of supervisory experience in the healthcare field. She has worked in an array of care settings including Assisted Living, Home Health, and Radiology. Taylor is compassionate about the patient care experience and joined the Therapydia team to help make a positive impact on the patients!
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Sierra Long

Office Coordinator
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A native of Oregon, Sarah completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Oregon and went on to get her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University in 2008. During her course of practice, she has had the opportunity to work in a number of different settings in all parts of the country and with many skilled practitioners who have helped make strong manual skills a backbone of her practice.

Sarah’s approach emphasizes a whole-body perspective to patient recovery and focuses on the benefits of healthy movement during the rehabilitation process and transition back to everyday life. She finds great satisfaction in working with patients with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions and physical abilities, acting as an advocate for health in all aspects of their lives.

Outside the clinic, Sarah can be found spending time with her friends and family, relaxing with coffee or a good book, and getting together with her loved ones for delicious home-cooked meals. She is passionate about all things outdoors and looks forward to getting back to the beauty of the pacific northwest after a few years away.

Powell Square Team

Office Manager
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Jackie Meagher

Office Manager
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Jackie grew up on the Oregon coast and in 2019 she made Portland her home.

She is a customer service professional who has always had an interest in the medical field and taking the more natural approach to healing. In 2017 she was introduced to the physical therapy field and quickly fell in love with the environment working as a physical therapy tech then moving into office management. She then brought her skills to the company in 2019. She took a small break and became an insurance guru before her return to the company. Jackie is glad to be back and ready to help our patients! In her free time she enjoys going to the farmers market, playing guitar and painting. When she is not doing those things you can catch her outside exploring with her dog named Myrtle.
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Patrick Jansa PT, DPT, OCS

Clinic Director
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Patrick Jansa PT, DPT, OCS works as a physical therapist in outpatient orthopedics and is the clinic director at Therapydia Powell Square in Portland, Oregon. Patrick completed his Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations with minors in business and jazz from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington in 2012. He completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Regis University in 2017 and returned to Regis to be a part of the first cohort in the Regis University Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy program in 2020.

Patrick is Level I and Level II certified in Functional Dry Needling. Patrick has also completed levels 1 and 2 of the Selective Functional Movement Assessment. He is passionate about evidence-based practice and he has attended over twenty five continuing education courses over the past five years. He works in a clinic that shares these values, and Patrick has presented multiple inservices and led article reviews in order to optimize patient outcomes.

Outside of the clinic, Patrick enjoys getting outside and enjoying the wonders that Oregon has to offer: skiing, hiking, playing volleyball, basketball, and cycling! He has participated in the Courage Classic fundraiser cycling event in Colorado for the past twelve years and he looks forward to many more years of riding for a worthy cause.

Happy Valley Team

Clinic Director
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Ryan Eckert, DPT

Clinic Director
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Ryan, originally from Northern California, received his B.S. in Human Biology from UCSD in 2013 before obtaining his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco State University in 2019. During that time he studied with top myofascial decompression and running biomechanics researchers and is excited to bring these findings into his clinical work.

Prior to his studies, Ryan was a former all-conference NCAA track and field athlete and has worked with a diverse range of clients over the last 5 years in a variety of rehab and training settings. Additionally, he is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment(SFMA) and Rocktape, and holds a Russian Kettlebell Certification (RKC) that provides him with the knowledge of how to modify and adapt exercises and manual treatments to optimize results of people seeking improvements in both their everyday and athletic lives.

When not at the clinic you can find Ryan exploring Portland via trail, bike, on the water or brewery and enjoying the outdoors.

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