At Therapydia Progress Ridge, you will experience a different approach to physical therapy. We consider every client as an individual on the path from rehabilitation to performance and will work with you to develop a custom program to reach your wellness 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 Progress Ridge Physical Therapy Team
Kelley Lindstrom, DPT
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.
Emily Melzer, PT, DPT
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.
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.
Steven Jew, DPT
Steve, Therapydia Progress Ridge’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, and teaching a multitude of students from across the nation. He completed a 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 treatment and diagnosis of endurance athletes. When he isn’t studying or treating patients, you can find Steven rock climbing with his wife Monica, or hiking with his dog, Luna. Steven also loves to snow shoe, snowboard, and play volleyball whenever he gets the chance.
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