Author Archives: Elise Gross

Therapist Spotlight: Tim Gross, PT, DPT, MTC

Rebound physical therapist Tim Gross likes to remind his patients that the rehab process is not always linear.  “When recovering from an injury, it’s common for patients to experience some setbacks,” said Gross, who works at Rebound’s Bend East Clinic. “One of the most important parts of my job is encouraging patients to keep working […]

Getting Back to Work After an On-the-Job Injury

Returning to work after an on-the-job injury can be a daunting task. In addition to navigating the insurance claims process, injured workers want to find the best care possible so that they can return to work quickly and safely.  That’s why choosing the right treatment provider is critical. Rebound Physical Therapy is the only therapy […]

Therapist Spotlight: Jessica Johnson, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1

In 2012, physical therapist Jessica Johnson visited her first CrossFit gym. At the time, Johnson was thinking of writing a blog for fellow PTs addressing the safety concerns she had about CrossFit — a high-intensity strength and conditioning workout (and competitive sport) that was quickly growing in popularity. Instead of writing the blog, she returned [...]

Therapist Spotlight: Erica Hranicka, OT, CHT

handIn high school, Erica Hranicka’s mother handed her a stack of career quiz books in preparation for college. One of the career choices in the book was occupational therapy, a job that “really focused on getting people as independent as possible despite whatever had happened to them,” said Hranicka, who grew up in Maine and […]

Local Humanitarian Nonprofit Designs Sustainable Facilities in Developing Countries

  When Prineville couple Teryn and Daniel Wiens first heard about the need for a new pediatric residential physical therapy facility to be built in the Southern Province of Rwanda, they knew they could help.  Daniel is the founder of the nonprofit, Journeyman International (JI), that provides architecture, engineering and project management services to humanitarian […]

Therapist Spotlight: Hailey Foster, Bend South Clinic Supervisor

Growing up in Bend, Rebound physical therapist and South Clinic Supervisor Hailey Foster embraced some quintessential Central Oregon hobbies. Over the years, she’s been an avid whitewater kayaker, mountain biker, cyclocross racer, Nordic skier and backpacker.  Her firsthand knowledge of the area’s outdoor lifestyle provides insight into the lives of her patients. “Having done a […]

Hit Back at Tennis Injuries with Physical Therapy

Spring is finally here, and so is the outdoor tennis season. While many recreational and youth tennis players are eager to start practicing their backhand, a successful season starts before setting foot on the court.  Tennis is a physically taxing sport, and overuse injuries are common among players. While it can be tempting to push […]

Welcome Jessica Johnson, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1!

We are excited to announce Rebound’s newest team member, Jessica Johnson, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1! Jessica earned a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, Arizona), where she competed on the rugby and golf teams. She continued her education with the completion of a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Pacific […]