Tessa moved to the Pacific Northwest in 2019 after graduating from the University of Southern California with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She spent one year in Portland completing an orthopedic residency at OHSU before moving to Eugene in 2020. She is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and has undergone further training in treating women’s and men’s pelvic health conditions.
Tessa became interested in physical therapy after going through treatment for her own injuries from being a ballet dancer for 18 years. Beyond pelvic health, she enjoys treating hypermobility spectrum disorders, performing arts-related injuries, and chronic pain conditions. She has a passion for finding each person’s “why” for rehabilitating their injury and helping them get back to a higher level than they were before.
Originally from Montana, Tessa loves the outdoors, including camping, paddle boarding, and hiking. When the Oregon weather keeps her inside, she likes to read fantasy novels, binge Netflix, and pretend she has a green thumb.
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