Our Directors and Specialists

Physical Therapy La Pine
Andy Emerson
La Pine Clinic Manager
Physical Therapy La Pine
Andy Emerson
La Pine Clinic Manager

Andy Emerson, PT, OCS
La Pine Clinic Manager
We feel pretty fortunate to have Andy running our La Pine Rebound Clinic. Highly skilled in manual therapy and orthopedics. Andy as advanced training with the North American Institute of Manual Therapy, holds his Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and Clinical Instructor Certifications from the American Physical Therapist Assoc. and has served as faculty for the Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program with MVP Physical Therapy. Originally from Walla Walla, WA., Andy and family have relocated to Central Oregon. In his free time you’ll find Andy with his wife and 3 children camping and relishing the great outdoors. He may be doing a marathon or teaching his kids how to snowboard. With Andy’s significant clinical background, mentorship and management skills he is a great addition not only to our La Pine community but also to the overall leadership of Rebound. Read more about Andy here!

Aurora Gomez
Bend North Clinic Supervisor
Aurora Gomez
Bend North Clinic Supervisor

Aurora Gomez, PT, DPT
Bend North Clinic Supervisor
Aurora specializes in outpatient orthopedics and sub-specialty of women’s and men’s pelvic health issues. Aurora obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Pre-Physical Therapy from Southern Oregon University and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from A.T. Still University (Mesa, Arizona). Aurora continued her postgraduate education through the Institute of Physical Art and Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and specializing in pelvic health and treatment of orthopedic incontinence in both women and men. Aurora has extensive experience in treating a wide range of orthopedic conditions and patients of different age ranges and activity levels. She strives to provide a comprehensive, whole body assessment and spectrum of treatment technique to return patients to their desired activities. Growing up in Southern Oregon, Aurora took advantage of the seasons to maintain a year-round active lifestyle. From playing volleyball to rafting and snowboarding, she is excited to be back in a community that accommodates all the activities she loves. Read more about Aurora here!

Austin Fleming, PT, DPT
Prineville Clinic
Austin Fleming, PT, DPT
Prineville Clinic

Austin Fleming, PT, DPT
Prineville Clinic
Originally from Sonora, California, Austin received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from California State University — Chico.  He went on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT)  from the University of California – Sacramento. Austin’s internships largely involved working in outpatient orthopedic settings where he treated a large caseload of patients from adolescence to geriatrics with varying orthopedic and neurological injuries and greatly valued the hands-on manual therapy approach to physical therapy. Austin’s continuing education goals are to pursue advanced biomechanics, running analysis and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) courses, and obtain his Titleist Golf program certification. He is looking forward to working alongside Rebound’s exceptional clinicians. In his free time, Austin enjoys hiking, golfing, and spending time with his wife, Caylie, and their young son, Jackson.

Bobby Bemis, PT, DPT, COMT, DIP.MT, FAAOMPT
Bend East Clinic
Bobby Bemis, PT, DPT, COMT, DIP.MT, FAAOMPT
Bend East Clinic

Bobby Bemis, PT, DPT, COMT, DIP.MT, FAAOMPT
East Bend Clinic Lead Physical Therapist
Raised in Denver, Colorado, Bobby frequently traveled internationally as his father was a Chief Master Sergeant in the Air Force; he was one of five children all born in different countries. Bobby received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography from the University of Colorado Boulder and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Regis University in Denver. Bobby has achieved multiple professional credentials related to manual therapy and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). Bobby is also a Certified Vestibular Specialist through Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia). In addition to general orthopedics and manual therapy, his treatment specialties include the spine, vestibular, and tempo-mandibular disorders. As part of his clinical experience in PT school, Bobby spent several weeks in Ethiopia treating a variety of orthopedic conditions. Outside of work, Bobby enjoys cooking, reading, open water swimming, mountain biking, yoga, traveling, and spending time with his Portuguese water dog, Melvin.

Caroline Kreuz
Bend East Clinic
Caroline Kreuz
Bend East Clinic

Caroline Kreuz, PT, DPT
Bend East Clinic
Caroline graduated with high honors from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California with a degree in Kinesiology. Caroline then completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. Caroline treats a wide range of orthopedic conditions, and has an extensive background in athletics. She is a former Division I collegiate soccer player, earning All-Conference honors and serving as a team captain for the St. Mary's team. She also received a professional soccer league tryout with the Portland Thorns. When not in the clinic, Caroline enjoys running, hiking, playing soccer and taking in all of the outdoor activities Bend has to offer.

Chris Atkin
Chris Atkin
Redmond Clinic
Chris Atkin
Chris Atkin
Redmond Clinic

Chris Atkin, PT, DPT
Redmond Clinic
Chris Atkin is a native of Boise, Idaho. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho before obtaining his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah. Chris treats a wide variety of orthopedic conditions, with a clinical interest in shoulder rehabilitation. To further his skills, Chris plans to pursue an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certification. In his free time, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, mountain biking, hiking, camping and weightlifting. He is also an avid whitewater rafter, and worked for several years as a whitewater rafting guide on the Snake River (Hells Canyon) and the Salmon River.

Connor Brown
Connor Brown
Bend West Clinic
Connor Brown
Connor Brown
Bend West Clinic

Connor Brown, PT
Bend West Clinic
Connor Brown received his bachelor's degree from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado where he played collegiate soccer in addition to competing in cross country ski and bike races. His enjoyment of outdoor adventure naturally aligned with his desire to become a physical therapist and help others stay active with their own passions. He relocated to the Pacific Northwest to complete the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. Connor has expertise in general orthopedics, with a special interest in return to sports for various demographics and injuries. His practice scope focuses on sports medicine and the treatment of endurance athletes of all types, climbers, whitewater athletes, and team sport injuries. Connor has advanced training in wheelchair seating and prescription, running and cycling evaluation, bike fitting, and the treatment of climbing injuries. He additionally sees patients with concussion/vestibular, lower extremity amputee treatment, and advanced adaptive sport injuries. When his is not working, Connor and his girlfriend, Nikki, can be found exploring wilds of Central Oregon on one their mountain bikes, in trail shoes, climbing gear, or on skis.   Then they cool off in a raft with their two dogs, Maverick and Goose.

David Bergstrom
David Bergstrom
Bend West Clinic
David Bergstrom
David Bergstrom
Bend West Clinic

David Bergstrom, PT, DPT
Bend West Clinic
David Bergstrom is originally from Grand Marais, Minnesota. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of North Dakota (Grand Forks) where he played four years of Division 1 tennis in the Big Sky Conference. Following his undergraduate work, David earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn. David Bergstrom treats a wide range of orthopedic conditions with a special interest in sports medicine. He holds a certification in Blood Flow Restriction Training with Owens Recovery Science. Blood Flow Restriction Training is a technique that combines low intensity exercise with blood flow occlusion that produces similar results to high intensity training.  David is also certified in Spinal Manipulative Therapy (Level 1) through the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy. In his free time, David loves to hike, bike and trail run with his wife, Paige, and their dogs Jax (an Australian Cattle Dog mix) and Indy (a Blue Heeler/Husky mix).  You can also find David on a tennis court or exploring beautiful Central Oregon.

Running, PT Bend Oregon
Ellie Meyrowitz
Bend West Clinic
Running, PT Bend Oregon
Ellie Meyrowitz
Bend West Clinic

Ellie Meyrowitz, PT, DPT, OCS
West Clinic
Ellie grew up riding the ski slopes of Idaho before heading to the Midwest and the Indiana University on a swimming scholarship. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Indiana University and completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. Ellie continued her post graduate education through specific training in osteopathic manual manipulation through the Ola Grimsby Institute and NAIOMT. Ellie’s philosophy of treating patients involves the balance of manual therapy and exercise to correct movement dysfunctions. Ellie is a leader in Rebound's Women’s Health Program and has a particular interest in helping the female athlete / runner. A certified RRCA running coach, Ellie continues to be an avid outdoor athlete and is enjoying with her family all the activities Central Oregon has to offer.

PT Bend
Eric Edwards
Bend North Clinic
PT Bend
Eric Edwards
Bend North Clinic

Eric Edwards, PT, DPT, OCS
Bend North Clinic
Originally from Michigan, Eric completed his undergraduate degree at Siena Heights University, where he also competed as a four-year collegiate athlete in cross-country and track & field. He then went on to earn his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY. Following graduation he worked at Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team where he completed a year-long orthopedic clinical development program, served as the regional running specialist, and earned certification in vestibular rehabilitation from the American Institute of Balance. Eric’s clinical interests include a wide variety of orthopedic conditions, manual therapy, and being able to work one-on-one with his patients to help them return to the activities they enjoy. Eric is currently in the progress of becoming a certified manual physical therapist through the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy. In his free time, Eric enjoys numerous outdoor activities including, mountain biking, running, backpacking, and spending time with his wife Mary and their two girls Cora and Lilah. Read more about Eric here!

Physical Therapy Sunriver
Eric Walberg
Sunriver Clinic Manager
Physical Therapy Sunriver
Eric Walberg
Sunriver Clinic Manager

Eric Walberg, PT
Sunriver Clinic Manager
Eric earned his Masters in Physical Therapy at the University of North Dakota in 2002. He has worked as an orthopedic physical therapist in Washington and Oregon, and has worked in Central Oregon with Rebound since 2009, managing the Sunriver clinic since 2012. Eric has certifications in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (2005), Certified Clinical Instructor through American Physical Therapy Association (2006), and a Titleist® Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor - Level 1 (2013). Eric specializes in treating spine disorders and post-operative orthopedic rehab. He also enjoys treating sports-related injuries. Eric has strong ties to the Sunriver Community. He and his family started visiting Sunriver every year in 1978 and Eric has called Sunriver “home” since 1998 when his parents moved to Sunriver. Eric enjoys golfing, cycling, kayaking, skiing, tennis, and spending time with his wife, Jodie and his daughter, Samantha. Read more about Eric here!

Hand Therapy Redmond
Erica Hranicka
Redmond Clinic, Hand Therapy
Hand Therapy Redmond
Erica Hranicka
Redmond Clinic, Hand Therapy

Erica Hranicka, OT, CHT
Redmond Clinic, Hand Therapy
Erica has worked as an outpatient hand therapist for more than fifteen years, and has extensive post-operative and splinting experience. She previously spent 10 years managing outpatient hand therapy and occupational and physical therapy for Tuality Healthcare in the Portland area. A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Erica moved to the Pacific Northwest after college and worked in Olympia, WA, in home health and school system settings before moving to Portland, OR. In 2003, Erica transitioned to Tuality’s largest outpatient clinic, and has been working in hand therapy since that time. In 2007 she became the clinic program leader and began supervising the physical and occupational therapy staff members. Erica enjoys problem solving and the pursuit of ongoing learning needed for this complex specialty; and believes that collaboration with her patients is essential when helping them to return to their work and recreational activities. Erica and her husband, Phillip, are enjoying the active, outdoor lifestyle that comes with the area. Read more about Erica here!

Women's Health Bend
Erin Novelli
Director of Women’s Health Program Bend East Clinic
Women's Health Bend
Erin Novelli
Director of Women’s Health Program Bend East Clinic

Erin Novelli, PT
Director of Women’s Health Program Bend East Clinic
Erin grew up all over the western United States. She graduated from high school in Salinas, California, received a Bachelor in Exercise Science from University of Arizona, and earned her Masters in Physical Therapy at Chapman University in Orange, California, in 1998. Erin first worked in acute care at Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula. After gaining some experience, she pursued her interest in orthopedics at a private practice clinic in Salinas, California. In 2001, she came to Central Oregon and she has been working and growing with Rebound ever since. Erin became a Stott certified Pilates instructor in 2005 and received her Rehab Pilates certification through Stott in 2010. She is one of the only Rehab Pilates certified PT in Central Oregon and is the director for Rebound’s Rehab Pilates program. Stott Pilates is a contemporary, anatomically-based approach to the mind-body exercise practice. Combined with her expertise in orthopedics and manual therapy, this has been very beneficial to her patients. Prenatal and postpartum care is also a special interest of Erin’s practice. Erin’s postgraduate education in women's health includes coursework in obstetrics, both prenatal and postpartum, orthopedic incontinence, organ prolapse and visceral mobilization through APTA and Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehab Institute.  She applies a holistic approach to restore function and quality of life. She has taken obstetrics coursework through the APTA and directs Rebound’s Women's Health program, which focuses on pain management, preventative care and patient education during pregnancy and in the months and years to follow. Erin, her husband Scott, and their two children enjoy the Central Oregon lifestyle with skiing and snowshoeing in the winter, and the warmer months are full of water skiing, wakeboarding, mountain biking and camping.

PT Prineville Oregon
Evan Ameluxen-Coleman
Bend South Clinic
PT Prineville Oregon
Evan Ameluxen-Coleman
Bend South Clinic

Evan Ameluxen-Coleman, PT, DPT, CSCS
Bend South Clinic
Evan is a Pacific Northwest Native who grew up on Whidbey Island, Washington. He played collegiate soccer at Pacific Lutheran University where he graduated from with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. Evan then received his doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Michigan-Flint. As Evan is passionate about orthopedics, fitness, strength and conditioning; he is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He places much emphasis on consistently attending multiple continuing education courses to further his knowledge and skills as a clinician. In his free time, Evan enjoys bicycling, hiking, soccer, and downhill and cross-country skiing. Read more about Evan here!

PT Bend
Hailey Foster
Bend South Clinic Supervisor
PT Bend
Hailey Foster
Bend South Clinic Supervisor

Hailey Foster, PT, DPT
Bend South Clinic Supervisor
Hailey received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University (NAU) in 2007. Upon graduating, she started working as a physical therapist and has honed her outpatient orthopedic skills including manual therapy, specialized therapeutic exercise, agility and balance treatment. As a Bend native, Hailey feels particularly connected to the Central Oregon community and enjoys helping her patients live their best lives. She is skilled in working with a variety of patient populations including pediatrics, geriatrics, athletes and all the people in between. Hailey is a former competitive athlete in triathlon, running, open water swimming, mountain biking and Nordic skiing. She has always loved the challenge of participating and competing in a wide range of outdoor sports. Lately, Hailey spends most of her time keeping up with her toddler son, including towing him along on various outdoor adventures. Read more about Hailey here! 

Rebound Physical Therapy Prineville
Heather Klos
Prineville Clinic
Rebound Physical Therapy Prineville
Heather Klos
Prineville Clinic

Heather Klos, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT
Prineville Clinic
Born and raised in Central Oregon, Heather earned both her Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. As an undergraduate, Heather played collegiate volleyball and minored in music. Upon graduation, Heather moved to the Seattle area to start her physical therapy career where she worked as an outpatient PT for Cascade Rehabilitation Associates. Heather is a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and holds her Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (COMT). She loves the challenges of working in an outpatient setting. Outside of work, Heather enjoys spending time with her young son and two Boxer dogs. She also volunteers with MustLuvBoxers Rescue, an organization that strives to rescue, rehabilitate and foster abandoned Boxers.

Jessica Belknap
Bend East Clinic
Jessica Belknap
Bend East Clinic

Jessica Belknap, LAc
Bend East Clinic
Jessica has extensive experience as both an acupuncturist and massage therapist in a variety of clinical settings, having worked in the healthcare field for roughly two decades. She has spent the last 10 years of her career as a licensed acupuncturist after obtaining her Master's degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, California. Prior to Rebound, Jessica treated orthopedic patients at an occupational medical center. Prior to that, Jessica spent 12 years working for a Family Practice physician as the primary referral for a wide range of orthopedic conditions. Through Orthopedic Acupuncture, traditional Chinese Medicine, ART (Active Release Techniques) and the Rolf Method, Jessica is able to establish a unique plan of care for each diagnosis. Outside of the clinic, Jessica enjoys the outdoors and the beauty around her through running, climbing, and biking with her family.

Jessica Johnson
Bend North Clinic
Jessica Johnson
Bend North Clinic

Jessica Johnson, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1
Bend North Clinic
Jessica Johnson 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 University (Forest Grove, Oregon). Upon graduation, Jessica worked in orthopedic PT settings in San Francisco for 10 years; she then spent several years working as a traveling PT across the country. Jessica’s passion for fitness greatly influences her treatment philosophy: she is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS) and a certified Level 1 CrossFit trainer (CF-L1). She often applies strength-training concepts into her treatment practice. Jessica is also board certified in Orthopedic physical therapy (OCS). She has also earned her Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certification.  TPI is dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing. Jessica is drawn to community service and helping others.  She served as a volunteer PT in Central and South America through Operation Rainbow —a nonprofit that provides orthopedic surgeries and care for children in need. Outside of work, Jessica stays active with competitive CrossFit, running and cycling (she has completed the AIDS/Lifecycle ride through California and the Ironman Vineman 70.3). Jessica loves to explore new trails and camp in National Parks with her partner and their dog, Lakota. Read more about Jessica here!

Acupuncture Bend
Joel Amezcua
Bend West, South and La Pine Clinics
Acupuncture Bend
Joel Amezcua
Bend West, South and La Pine Clinics

Joel Amezcua LAc
Bend West, South and La Pine Clinics
With a degree in Biology and a background in teaching science for a number of years, Joel has a great understanding and passion for providing a truly integrative approach to healing. After suffering the effects of stress on his own body while teaching, he discovered a wealth of knowledge and possibilities with the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Through this experience and his desire to assist people, Joel embarked on a new career path, which led him to earn a four-year post-graduate degree in TCM with an emphasis in sports injury acupuncture. He is licensed by the Oregon board of medical examiners and is a nationally certified Diplomat of Oriental Medicine. Joel has been in private practice since 2006 and has learned a number of different acupuncture styles to induce the healing process and reduce pain. He has a passion for deciphering what will and won’t work for his patients to achieve their goals. A firm believer in the role stress, emotions and nutrition play in the recovery process, he is keen to identify and help the patient understand and deal with that aspect of the healing process. He decided to practice here in Central Oregon because of the lifestyle and unbelievable scenery it has to offer. He has always thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors and does so by going mountain biking, backpacking, boating, scuba diving, surfing and snowboarding. Having a young family of his own, Joel loves how Central Oregon is so supportive of that by providing a safe, activity-filled environment for kids to enjoy.

Physical Therapy Bend South
Joy Torbett
Bend North Clinic
Physical Therapy Bend South
Joy Torbett
Bend North Clinic

Joy Torbett, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS
Bend North Clinic
Joy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biopsychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and then in 1999, Joy graduated from the University of Southern California with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. She worked for USC University Hospital in rehab, acute, and eventually orthopedics while also doing a year-long manual therapy curriculum in 2001. In 2004, Joy was recognized as a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and in 2006 as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). After leaving USC University Hospital in 2003, Joy then worked for another local LA hospital in outpatient orthopedics, while also volunteering and working as adjunct clinical faculty at the University of Southern California Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy Department. Joy was born and raised in Palo Alto, California. As a child and teenager, she was always active, either trying to keep up with her two older brothers or running circles around them playing sports year-round. After graduating from high school, Joy had the opportunity to travel to New Zealand with an all-star Northern California basketball team representing the USA. She, her husband and 2 daughters enjoy biking, hiking, kayaking, skiing, and snowshoeing.

Justin Hoggarth
Justin Hoggarth
Bend East Clinic
Justin Hoggarth
Justin Hoggarth
Bend East Clinic

Justin Hoggarth, PT, DPT
Bend East Clinic

A native of Klamath Falls, Oregon, Justin Hoggarth completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Sport Science from Oregon State University in Corvallis. He then obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

Justin most recently worked as a PT in the Portland area. Prior to that, he worked as a therapist for several years in Las Vegas, Nevada. Justin treats a wide range of orthopedic and neurologic conditions, with specific training in blood flow restriction exercise for enhanced muscle strength, manual therapies and rock climbing injury rehabilitation.

When he is not working, Justin loves to spend time with his wife, Hayley, and their young daughter, Maeve. His hobbies include archery and fishing, as well as cheering on his alma mater’s team — the OSU Beavers— in football.

Kaity Post
Redmond Clinic Supervisor
Kaity Post
Redmond Clinic Supervisor

Kaity Post, PT, DPT
Redmond Clinic
Kaity Post graduated with her Bachelors Degree from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. After earning her DPT, Kaity worked in several outpatient clinics throughout various parts of the country. Prior to moving to Bend and becoming the clinic supervisor for Rebound's Redmond clinic, she held a similar role in Portland as a physical therapist and clinic director. Kaity treats a wide range of orthopedic diagnoses for patients of all ages and activity levels. Her passion to always been learning has lead Kaity to attended several continuing education courses for the treatment of the spine, joint mobilization, and rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries. She has a special interest in athletic injuries and sports medicine, the spine and sacroiliac joint dysfunction, and various other extremity dysfunctions. With a young daughter and active family life, Kaity and her Husband enjoy being outside, pounding the trails around Central Oregon. The especially enjoy scampering up anything remotely climbable and skiing whenever and wherever the powder falls.  They are also a proud supporters of the Bend Rugby Club. Read more about Kaity here!

Vertigo Bend
Kimberlee Soares
Bend East Clinic
Vertigo Bend
Kimberlee Soares
Bend East Clinic

Kimberlee Soares, PT
Bend East Clinic
Kimberlee joined us in 2017, coming to Central Oregon from Seattle where she was instrumental in developing the Vestibular Rehabilitation Programs at Harborview Medical Center and Evergreen Home Health. She earned her Physical Therapy degree from Georgia State University in Atlanta, and her Certification in Vestibular Rehabilitation in 2014 from the American Physical Therapy Association through Emory University in Atlanta. She has been in PT practice for over 20 years and has extensive experience with the treatment and coordination of care for patients with vestibular disorders, orthopedic injuries, medical and neurologic conditions. Kimberlee works in the Rebound’s East Bend Clinic treating patients with dizziness, vertigo, concussions and balance problems. The use of an infared video camera helps her to accurately evaluate and treat patients with vestibular disorders. In her free time, Kimberlee and her family love various outdoor adventures within Central Oregon particularly snowboarding, skate skiing, hiking, biking and trail running.

Kristi Edgar
La Pine Clinic
Kristi Edgar
La Pine Clinic

Kristi Edgar, PT, DPT
La Pine and Sunriver Clinics
Kristi Edgar is originally from upstate New York. She earned a dual Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Psychology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. where she was a recipient of a leadership scholarship award and several graduation honors. Kristi then attended Regis University in Denver, Colorado where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Prior to joining Rebound, Kristi worked at a physical therapy practice located in Crescent City, California. She continued to build her practice and become versatile provider while working in a rural community, treating patients with a variety of orthopedic and neurological diagnoses, backgrounds, and psycho-social concerns. When not in the clinic, Kristi can often be found enjoying Central Oregon's outdoor offerings. Kristi lists hiking, kayaking, running, musical theater and reading among her interests.

Laura Mann
West Clinic Manager
Laura Mann
West Clinic Manager

Lauran Mann, PT, DPT, OCS
Bend West Clinic Manager
Laura is a Corvallis native, and majored in Exercise Science graduating Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi where she played D1 collegiate volleyball. Laura then completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. Following graduation, Laura had the opportunity to work in Vail, Colorado at the Steadman Clinic specializing as a Team Lead with Dr. Peter Millett, working with complex shoulder and knee cases. Laura also worked at Howard Head Sports clinic and developed a good working relationship with Dr. Phlippon on post-operative rehab for hip arthroscopies. She then served as Clinic Director in Scottsdale Arizona before returning to Oregon. Laura is board certified in Orthopedics. Some of Laura’s favorite activities include snowboarding, playing volleyball, paddle boarding and hiking. Read more about Laura here!

Laura O’Dell
Redmond Clinic
Laura O’Dell
Redmond Clinic

Laura O'Dell, PT, MSPT, CFMT
Redmond Clinic
Laura received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, continuing on to a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Kansas Medical Center. Upon graduation, Laura moved to Portland where she worked as a physical therapist for several outpatient orthopedic clinics. Laura went on to pursue advanced training in orthopedic manual therapy; she is a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) through the Institute of Physical Art.  Laura has also completed coursework in visceral mobilization, vestibular rehabilitation, neuropathic pain treatment, and TMJ dysfunction. She enjoys working with individuals of all ages and backgrounds, with a particular interest in chronic pain and multiple areas of pain that have not responded well to traditional treatments. Outside of the clinic, Laura enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters. She enjoys Central Oregon's sunshine and beautiful scenery; it is the perfect environment for her favorite activities of camping, golfing, horseback riding, and training for triathlons.

Lindsay Lund
Bend West Clinic
Lindsay Lund
Bend West Clinic

Lindsay Lund, PT, DPT, CMPT
Bend West Clinic
Originally from a small island in the Pacific Northwest, Lindsay Lund attended DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. She played collegiate soccer while completing her Bachelor’s degree in Biology. Lindsay went on to obtain her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado in Denver. After returning to Oregon in 2015, she earned her Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT) certification through the North American Institute of Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). Lindsay has experience working in outpatient orthopedics and treating a diverse patient population including athletes, pediatrics, geriatrics, ranchers, active military members and individuals with neurological conditions. Her treatment style integrates manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and patient education to encourage patients and help them return to their desired lifestyle. Outside of the clinic Lindsay loves all things active and adventurous. You can find her on a bike, trail or mountain anytime of year!

Hand Therapy Bend
Lisa Cena
Bend East Clinic
Hand Therapy Bend
Lisa Cena
Bend East Clinic

Lisa Cena, OT/CHT
Bend East Clinic
Lisa obtained both her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education & Master Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Puget Sound. She began her career in 2000 in the outpatient therapy department at St. Charles Medical Center. In 2007, Lisa and her husband, Ari left Bend to travel around the world for a year. Upon their return, Lisa made a decision to focus her career on hand and upper extremity therapy and worked for two years with a hand therapy group in Olympia, WA. Lisa and her family returned to Bend in late 2009 and has since continued her focus on upper extremity rehabilitation. Lisa enjoys being with Ari and their two daughters, traveling, speaking Spanish, and the great outdoors of Central Oregon.

PT Bend Eastside
Matt Braga
Bend East Clinic
PT Bend Eastside
Matt Braga
Bend East Clinic

Matt Braga, PT
Bend East Clinic
Matt received his bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle before earning a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Prior to Rebound, Matt served as Clinic Director for both Teton Physical Therapy and the Rehab Department for St. John's Medical Center (Jackson, Wyoming). Matt has completed extensive continuing education PT coursework, including an advanced orthopedic manual therapy program through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). His clinical interests include the treatment of spine and sports injuries. He also enjoys performing golf swing motion analysis for correction and prevention of golf-related injuries, and has taken coursework in Muscle Energy Technique and foot assessment with custom orthotic fabrication. When he is not at work, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters in the outdoors by hiking, golfing, camping and mountain biking.

Matt Onderdonk
Matt Onderdonk
Bend South Clinic
Matt Onderdonk
Matt Onderdonk
Bend South Clinic

Matt Onderdonk, PT, DPT, OCS
Bend South Clinic
Originally from the Northeast, Matt Onderdonk obtained his bachelor's degree in Exercise and Sport Science while rowing for Oregon State University's crew team in Corvallis. Matt then earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Eastern Washington University (Cheney). Matt is board certified in Orthopedics (OCS) and has completed coursework in manual therapy as well as Kinetic Control (a treatment method to address movement faults). He has also earned his Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certification.  TPI is dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing. Prior to Rebound, Matt worked as an outpatient Physical Therapist at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland. When he’s not in the clinic, Matt likes to carry heavy bags around. Whether it’s his mountaineering pack or his golf bag, you’ll usually find him outdoors. If he’s not doing that, he’s probably in the kitchen experimenting with a new cooking technique or traveling with his wife, Hayley, and their young son.

Melinda Shearer
Bend East Clinic
Melinda Shearer
Bend East Clinic

Melinda Shearer, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS
Bend East Clinic
Melinda earned her Bachelor’s degree from Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington before and receiving a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Eastern Washington University in Cheney. She went on to obtain a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Montana in Missoula. Prior to Rebound, Melinda worked as an outpatient PT in the Portland area for more than 15 years. Melinda is board certified in both orthopedic (OCS) and sports (SCS) physical therapy, and also specializes in post-operative care. She is currently working toward a Stott Pilates Certification to further her range of clinical specialties. When not treating patients in the clinic, Melinda enjoys spending time with her husband and two young sons. Her hobbies include trail running, cooking, and exploring Central Oregon's lakes and rivers on her paddleboard.    

Lymphedema Oncology Bend
Melissa Carlton
Bend North Clinic, Director of Lymphedema and Oncology Program
Lymphedema Oncology Bend
Melissa Carlton
Bend North Clinic, Director of Lymphedema and Oncology Program

Melissa Carlton, PT, CLT, CES, CSCS
Bend North Clinic, Director of Lymphedema and Oncology Program
Prior to moving to Bend, Melissa resided in Southern California where she gained extensive PT experience in outpatient orthopedics and treating patients of all ages and levels of athletic abilities, including professional and collegiate athletes. During her time in Southern CA, Melissa also successfully started-up a clinic and served as its Director; she oversaw the administrative and operational functions of the clinic and attained ample experience as a clinic instructor. Melissa graduated with her degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Hartford in Connecticut. Following graduation, she received her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification (CSCS). She then became a certified lymphedema therapist (CLT) through the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy. Melissa has a special place in her heart for working with patients that have lymphedema and/or are living with and recovering from cancer treatments. A native of New Hampshire, Melissa loves to have her family out enjoying all things snow and winter sports, especially skiing and snowboarding. Being a former marathon runner and coach for novice runners, Melissa hopes to get back to running long distances. She and her husband enjoy camping, hiking, canoeing, kayaking and spending time with their children and three dogs.

PT Bend
Mike Tompkins
Bend West Clinic
PT Bend
Mike Tompkins
Bend West Clinic

Mike Tompkins, PT
Bend West Clinic
Originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, Mike did his undergraduate work in Exercise Physiology at University of Nebraska. He then earned his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Arizona School of Health Sciences.. Mike has been with Rebound since 2001 as a Clinic Manager in our La Pine and East Bend clinics. He is now the West Bend Clinic Manager and one of three physical therapist owners at the helm of Rebound. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.

Nicollete Sapigao
Nicolette Sapigao
Redmond Clinic
Nicollete Sapigao
Nicolette Sapigao
Redmond Clinic

Nicolette Sapigao, PT, DPT, CCI, STMT-1
Redmond Clinic
A native of Walla Walla, Washington, Nicolette Sapigao obtained a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University in California. Prior to PT school, she earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Spanish and Education, and spent two years in Spain studying the language and doing missionary work. She is a former professional motocross rider, and at one point ranked third in the world among female motocross athletes. Her professional experience in motorcycle-racing led Nicolette into the field of PT. She has extensive experience in outpatient orthopedic PT, and is a certified Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (STMT-1) practitioner. Nicolette is also a credentialed clinical instructor (CCI), she enjoys educating her community on various orthopedic conditions, post-operative care, and balance/fall prevention programs. Nicolette is fluent in Spanish and is passionate about bringing quality care to the Hispanic community of Central Oregon. Nicolette’s interests outside of work include motorcycling, snowboarding, hiking, bulldogs and health/nutritional studies. She enjoys spending time with her husband, David, and their young daughters, Grace and Brielle.

Olivia Cook
Olivia Cook, PT, DPT
Sunriver Clinic
Olivia Cook
Olivia Cook, PT, DPT
Sunriver Clinic

Olivia Cook, PT, DPT
Sunriver Clinic
Born and raised in Beaverton, Oregon, Olivia received her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Pacific University, where she played on the women’s basketball team and earned NCAA All-Conference Honors. While at Pacific, Olivia was also a recipient of academic awards including the Pacesetter and Eva C. Krebs Spirit & Professional Academic Scholarship.   After graduation, she went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire.   Olivia is certified in  the Lee Silverman Voice Technique (LSVT), a proven rehabilitation method of treating speech disorders in people with Parkinson's Disease and other neurological conditions. Her  career interests include vestibular rehabilitation, pediatrics and sports injuries. Olivia’s hobbies cover all seasons; she loves kayaking and wakeboarding in the summer and snowboarding and cross-country skiing in the winter.

Physical Therapy Bend Oregon
Pablo Gomez
Bend North & Boss Clinic, Boss Clinic Manager
Physical Therapy Bend Oregon
Pablo Gomez
Bend North & Boss Clinic, Boss Clinic Manager

Pablo Gomez, PT, OCS
Bend Boss & North Clinics, Boss Clinic Manager
Pablo Gomez grew up in the mountain playground of Taos, New Mexico. He spent his summers playing baseball and winters skiing as much as he could. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Redlands in California where he played two years of baseball as a catcher before a shoulder injury ended his career. Pablo then earned a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Prior to Rebound, Pablo practiced physical therapy in his hometown of Taos while pursuing coursework and training to develop a specialty in sports rehabilitation. As the Clinic Manager at Rebound's Boss Sports Performance location, Pablo treats a wide range of athletes of all ages and skill levels. Pablo is board-certified in orthopedics (OCS) and has worked with many professional athletes, including NFL and MLB players. In addition to treating sports injuries, Pablo helps athletes enhance their performance and remain injury-free during their seasons. Pablo is an avid golfer and loves playing on Bend's numerous world-class courses. Merging his love for golf and passion for treating athletes, Pablo earned his Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certification.  TPI is dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing. In his free time, Pablo also enjoys spending time with his wife and young son.

PT Redmond
Peter Mollo
Redmond RAC
PT Redmond
Peter Mollo
Redmond RAC

Pete Mollo, PT, SCS, CSCS, ATC
Redmond RAC
Peter received his Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine, Florida in 1997. With an impressive career as a Physical Therapist, Peter has vast experience within the field with expertise in orthopedics and sports medicine. Peter is Board Certified as a Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS) and holds national certifications in Strength & Conditioning (CSCS) and Athletic Training (ATC). Before entering the field of physical therapy, Peter obtained a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and Fitness Management (MA) from New York University, and a Bachelor’s in Marketing & Communications from Florida Southern College. He began his healthcare career working in the fitness industry and subsequently corporate fitness and cardiac rehabilitation settings. Throughout his career, Peter has had the opportunity to work with professional, Olympic, and amateur athletes of all ages. He uses a variety of manual therapy techniques, yoga, Pilates, aquatics, and advanced sport conditioning strategies to help his PT and private clients achieve optimal function, fitness, and/or sports performance. Peter and his wife, Tabitha, live in Bend and enjoy hiking with their dogs, biking, kayaking, and bird watching. Read more about Peter here!

Rachel Tiry, PT, DPT
Bend South Clinic
Rachel Tiry, PT, DPT
Bend South Clinic

Rachel Tiry, PT, DPT
Bend South Clinic
Rachel earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Following graduation, she worked in outpatient orthopedics in the Minneapolis area, gaining excellent experience in treating a wide variety of conservative and post-operative orthopedic conditions. Prior to Rebound, Rachel worked as a travel physical therapist, living in seven different states over three and a half years. During this period, she spent a large amount of time in orthopedics and sports medicine, allowing her to reaffirm her passion for working with diverse, active patient populations.  Rachel and her husband love the lifestyle that Central Oregon offers with endless biking, hiking, camping, and skiing. She is incredibly excited to be part of a community centered around all things outdoors.

Rene Bates TMJ Bend
Rene Bates
Bend West Clinic, Director of TMJ Program
Rene Bates TMJ Bend
Rene Bates
Bend West Clinic, Director of TMJ Program

Rene Bates, PT, DPT, MTC, CFC
Bend West Clinic, , Director of TMJ Program
Rene Bates hails from a small town on Lake Michigan. He graduated from Old Dominion University Physical Therapy School in Norfolk, Virginia. Rene continued his education at University of Saint Augustine where he became a certified manual therapist in 2000. Rene also completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at University of Saint Augustine. He has completed his Certification in Cranio-mandibular Head, Neck and Face pain at University of Saint Augustine. While at St. Augustine, Rene studied with renowned TMJ expert Mariano Rocabado. Rene is clinical director of Temoporomandibular Joint Rehabilitation for Rebound. He has been mentored by Alan Weismantel, PT, CMT, FAACMPT, as a clinical instructor and was his assistant instructor beginning in 1998. Rene developed a system of functional integration exercises which are incorporated in to Weismantel’s functional manual therapy treatment sequence. Rene is also a registered yoga instructor. The functional integration exercises he uses are influenced by his Anusara yoga experience. He has many years of clinical experience treating patients using manual therapy in outpatient settings. Rene enjoys all Bend and Central Oregon has to offer its people, pedaling bikes, drifting the lower Deschutes and surfing Mt. Bachelor.

Sarah Stafford
Sarah Stafford
Redmond Clinic
Sarah Stafford
Sarah Stafford
Redmond Clinic

Sarah Stafford, PT, DPT, MPH
Redmond Clinic
Originally from Colorado Springs, Sarah Stafford received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, Washington). While earning her degree she competed on the rowing and swimming teams. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Masters of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Montana in Missoula. Sarah enjoys treating patients of all ages. She is passionate about guiding people through the rehabilitation process. Her goal is to restore function and improve quality of life. Sarah's unique dual degree, has strengthened her ability to advocate for patient needs by identifying complex barriers to healthcare access.  She is passionate about collaborating with community members to develop and implement targeted solutions to these barriers. Sarah feels that Rebound's dedication to the community and high quality of patient care align perfectly with her values as a healthcare professional. In her free time, Sarah loves spending time outside. Her athletic nature and affection for hiking has pushed her to climb the Colorado "fourteeners," consisting of 58 peaks exceeding 14000ft.  Sarah also enjoys paddle boarding, playing with any dog she can, and travel. Her favorite trip being backpacking through New Zealand.

PT Bend
Sarah Tonna, All Rebound Clinics (On-call)
All Rebound Clinics (On-call)
PT Bend
Sarah Tonna, All Rebound Clinics (On-call)
All Rebound Clinics (On-call)

Sarah Tonna, PT
Sarah was born and raised in Central Massachusetts. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of New Hampshire where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and served as team captain of her Division I tennis team. Upon graduation, Sarah moved West and spent several years mountain bike racing nationally in the Expert division. She then decided to pursue physical therapy and received her Masters from University of Montana in Missoula. Sarah specializes in manual therapy, sports medicine and biomechanical evaluation. In her free time, Sarah enjoys surfing, mountain biking, yoga and traveling.

Seth Ramsey
Bend North Clinic
Seth Ramsey
Bend North Clinic

Seth Ramsey, PT
Bend North Clinic
Seth completed his undergraduate work in Physiology at Iowa State University and University of Minnesota. He moved to Oregon to attend Pacific University where he earned a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 1993. Seth specializes in biomechanical analysis and manual therapy of the spine and extremities and is a co-owner of Rebound. He is a PT for the U.S. Snowboard and Freeskiing teams, enjoys surfing, snowboarding, mountain biking, running and anything active off the the grid. He has competed in many ironman distance triathlons and marathon running events….most of all he enjoys spending time with Shara and their 4 kids.

PT Bend
Stacy Hogan
La Pine Clinic
PT Bend
Stacy Hogan
La Pine Clinic

Stacy Hogan, PTA
La Pine Clinic
A native of Central Oregon, Stacy is happy to be living and working the area where she grew up. Stacy obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology at the University of Oregon. She went on to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree before completing the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Craven Community College in North Carolina. With a background in outpatient orthopedics, Stacy's clinical interests include aquatic therapy, post-surgical rehabilitation, women's (pelvic) health and preventative care. In her free time, Stacy enjoys playing board games, attending concerts, DIY projects, and spending as much time as possible with her two boys and husband.

Stephanie Sultzer
Stephanie Sultzer
Bend East Clinic
Stephanie Sultzer
Stephanie Sultzer
Bend East Clinic

Stephanie Sultzer, PT, DPT

Bend East Clinic Stephanie Sultzer earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from The University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Following graduation, Stephanie obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from Boston University and ever since, she’s been working in outpatient orthopedics at well-respected clinics located in Boston and Richmond, Virginia. Stephanie has over 10 years outpatient orthopedic experience and a treatment philosophy rooted in manual therapy, individualized exercise prescription, and patient education. Stephanie places emphasis on being a lifelong learner in many areas of life, especially in physical therapy. She recently completed over a year-long advanced manual therapy training curriculum with the Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy in Massachusetts. Along with her husband and their two young daughters, Stephanie loves to explore the outdoors;  she enjoys hiking, running and the occasional pickup soccer game.
 
Vertigo Bend
Stuart Johnson
Bend East Clinic, Director of Vestibular Rehab Program
Vertigo Bend
Stuart Johnson
Bend East Clinic, Director of Vestibular Rehab Program

Stuart Johnson, PT
Bend East Clinic, Director of Vestibular Rehab Program
Stuart is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in English. He went on to earn a Masters in Physical Therapy from University of Utah. Stuart is an expert vestibular rehabilitation, the evaluation and treatment of dizziness and balance disorders. He has dedicated his practice to this hightly-specialized area. He has earned certification in vestibular rehabilitation from the American Physical Therapy Association and Emory University in Atlanta. Stuart is also an expert orthopedic therapist and has been a physical therapy provider to the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Cynthia, and daughter, Zoe. He is an avid rock climber, cyclist and skier. Learn more about Stuart here!

PT Prineville, OR
Tami Weber
Prineville Lead Physical Therapist
PT Prineville, OR
Tami Weber
Prineville Lead Physical Therapist

Tami Weber, PT
Prineville Lead Physical Therapist
Tami lived in Hawaii, Kenya, Washington, and California before settling in Central Oregon. She received her BA in Psychology at the University of Washington and then went on to earn her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from California State University, Fresno. Prior to joining Rebound, Tami worked in acute care, home health, skilled nursing and outpatient care. An orthopedic generalist, Tami treats a wide range of conditions. She enjoys working for Rebound in Prineville where she loves the small, but growing friendly community. Tami has two daughters, Danielle and Victoria. They enjoy waterskiing, camping and the outdoors. Tami also enjoys kayaking in Central Oregon waterways, running and traveling. Read more about Tami here!

Teryn Wiens
Teryn Wiens
Prineville Clinic
Teryn Wiens
Teryn Wiens
Prineville Clinic

Teryn Wiens, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT
Prineville Clinic
Teryn Wiens obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, California. She holds a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, where she played NCAA Division I soccer. Teryn is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). Her clinical areas of interest include manual therapy and worker's compensation rehabilitation. Prior to Rebound, she directed an occupational health clinic in Dallas. She also worked as a PT at an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Oregon City after graduation, where she served as a clinical instructor to physical therapy students and facilitated a local running club. A resident of Prineville, Teryn enjoys running on the area's many trails. She also loves traveling the world with her husband, Daniel. Read more about Teryn here!

Physical Therapy Bend Oregon
Tim Gross
Bend East Clinic
Physical Therapy Bend Oregon
Tim Gross
Bend East Clinic

Tim Gross, PT, DPT, MTC
Bend East Clinic
Tim is grateful to be living and working in his hometown of Bend, Oregon. Prior to graduate school, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. He then graduated with high honors from the University St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, California with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). Tim continued his education and went on to complete his Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) through University of St. Augustine in 2016. In addition to manual therapy, Tim’s clinical interests include spine, shoulder and sports rehabilitation. His passion for working with endurance athletes stems from his experience as an avid skier, cyclist and runner. When he is not working, Tim enjoys surfing Bend’s river wave, Nordic skiing, bird hunting, mountain biking and spending time with his wife, Elise, and two young sons, Taylor and Colton.

Tony Dao Hand Therapy Bend
Tony Dao
Bend East and West Clinics, Director Hand Therapy
Tony Dao Hand Therapy Bend
Tony Dao
Bend East and West Clinics, Director Hand Therapy

Tony Dao, OTR/L, CHT
Bend East & West Clinics, Director of Hand Therapy
Tony Dao, OTR/L, CHT is the Director of Rebound's Hand Therapy program.  Tony has practiced as an occupational therapist since graduating from the University of Washington. He began his career working in acute care at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center (HMC), the region’s only level 1 trauma center. He gained his initial experience treating patients in the general surgery/trauma, orthopedic and neuroscience services. During this time Tony developed a deep passion for treating the upper extremity. He worked hard to attain the title of OT Clinical Specialist, which enabled him to mentor other clinicians in trauma care, including post-operative wound care and fabrication of custom orthoses/splints. His goal of transitioning to outpatient hand therapy was realized when he joined Integrated Rehabilitation Group (IRG) as the Director of Hand Therapy in 2005. During his 9 year tenure, IRG expanded to 8 hand therapy clinics with Tony as the clinical lead providing mentoring and education to their clinical staff, while maintaining strong relationships with local physicians and the community. Tony strives to continually sharpen his skills through continuing education courses. He has attended hundreds of hours of classes in subjects including manual therapy and advanced splinting techniques. He has completed the coursework and is now eligible for manual therapy certification (COMT) from the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine-US. Other schools of training he has attended and valued include the Mulligan Concept, Doctors Demystify, Seattle Center for Structural Medicine, Kinesio taping Association, and Orfit Splinting Workshops. Tony and his wife, Rebecca, and their two children enjoy the Central Oregon community and make the most of the both snowy and sunny days. From skiing at Bachelor and the local Nordic trails, to fly fishing, trail running, playing golf, hiking and enjoying the outdoors; each day is a welcomed adventure!