What's Happening

We are active in the community and the world. Follow us here.
Browsing Category: community

COVID-19 and Physical Therapy: Our Commitment to Patient Safety During the Pandemic

posted on: Jul 15th, 2021 category:rehabilitation, community, news

Physical Therapy is an Essential Service As a medical treatment, physical therapy is deemed an essential service during the Coronavirus pandemic. We have remained open through the pandemic to serve our patients. Is it Safe to Go to a Physical Therapy Clinic Right Now? We are following all CDC guidelines to protect our staff and […]

read more

Clinic Re-opening

posted on: Apr 26th, 2020 category:community, news

We are happy to announce that we have re-opened our clinic and returned to providing patient care as of Monday, April 6, 2020. We have also begun offering Telehealth visits. During our inaugural week of this service, we are getting great responses from our patients. We are happy to offer Telehealth care to you if […]

read more

Kathi McCoy Honored by Legacy Health

posted on: Apr 6th, 2020 category:Kathi McCoy, community, news

Kathi McCoy was recently honored by Legacy Health for including the Good Samaritan Foundation in her estate plan. “It was just about being practical,” says Kathi, “being a strategic planner, leaving this world with as much joy and as little chaos as possible.” Kathi is managing partner at the West Portland Physical Therapy Clinic and […]

read more

Lena Thieme, PT Teaches and Dances in Brazil

posted on: Feb 3rd, 2020 category:art, dance, community, news

Lena Thieme, a member of West Portland Physical Therapy Clinic’s dance rehabilitation team, has recently returned from Brazil where she was teaching, performing, and helping dancers dance more freely. While there, she was honored as a princess of Lambada in a ceremony celebrating influential women of Lambada. She also performed a contemporary solo depicting Yemanja, […]

read more

Meet Our Team: Jennifer Field, PT, DPT

posted on: Jan 15th, 2020 category:community, news

Jen currently treats a wide spectrum of orthopedic conditions ranging from athletic injuries to chronic pain. She has special interest in working with runners of all levels to improve their form and design exercise programs individualized to their needs. She is currently pursuing a certification as a Health Coach in order to better assist patients […]

read more

WPPTC Now Offers Bike Fitting

posted on: Jul 7th, 2019 category:community, news

Mention This Blog Post and get $50 Off Your First Bike Fit! Did you know there are over 22,000 people who commute by bike here in Portland? That ranks us seventh in the nation! There are so many people choosing to bike these days, and for every rider, there’s a different reason to ride. Whether […]

read more

WPPTC’s Dance Physical Therapist Visits Buenos Aires

posted on: Jun 2nd, 2019 category:dance, rehabilitation, community, news

This April, I was in one of my favorite cities, Buenos Aires, Argentina, to participate in the Mega Zouk Congress. Buenos Aires has one of the largest and most active communities of the dance Zouk Lambada in the world. There I taught this dance, as well as ballet and injury prevention for lambada. I was […]

read more

Friend of the Clinic Honored as 2018 Humanitarian of the Year

posted on: May 24th, 2019 category:community, news

Janeen McAninch, a close friend to Kathi McCoy and the West Portland Physical Therapy Clinic, was named 2018 Humanitarian of the Year by Medical Teams International. Watch this inspirational video about Janeen. Kathi and Janeen’s family tell about Janeen’s selfless acts and how she has changed her family, her community, and the world.

read more

Ready to Ride Pain Free?

posted on: Mar 26th, 2019 category:rehabilitation, community

by Blake Tucker-Jones, PTA As the warmer weather beckons us to spend more time on our bikes, overuse injuries become more prevalent. The most common injury reported is anterior knee pain. This can be caused by limited hamstring flexibility, tight IT band, low cadence while pedaling, or poor cleat alignment to name a few. Let’s […]

read more

Physical Therapy as First Treatment for Low Back Pain Curbs Opioid Use

posted on: May 30th, 2018 category:rehabilitation, community, news

An excellent article on NPR talks about how physical therapy as the first treatment for lower back pain can help to reduce opioid use and eliminate the need for pricey procedures and surgeries that often don’t help, and can even exacerbate lower back pain. Read the entire article here.

read more

Friend of the Clinic in India

posted on: Feb 15th, 2018 category:Kathi McCoy, community

Kathy McCoy and others were in India on the way to a Habitat for Humanity build for a community of rat and snake catchers whose villages were impacted by the last typhoon. Stacy Allison is with the group. Here’s a translated article about her climb on Mount Everest. Everest Hero Allison Visits Maqbara Aurangabad: Correspondent […]

read more

The Reviews Are In

posted on: Oct 15th, 2017 category:community, news

West Portland Physical Therapy Clinic is a place where health and healing are paramount, and where our practitioners work fervently to get to the core of your condition and rehabilitation needs. We love our patients and they love us, too. Check out some of these excerpts from our five-star reviews on Yelp and Google. Professional […]

read more
1630 SW Morrison St, Suite 100 Portland, Oregon 97205
  • Mon – Fri: 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Sat - Sun: closed
call us:                503.227.7774
call us:                       503.227.7774
fax:              503.227.7548
Visit us on Instagram Visit us on Facebook