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.