Sam graduated Magna Cum Laude from Western Oregon University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Exercise Science. He later moved to Flagstaff, Arizona where he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree from Northern Arizona University.
Sam enjoys treating patients of all ages with a wide variety of conditions and skill levels. He aims to provide his patients with the care needed to optimize their overall health and wellness through research and experience. His clinical strategy often includes a manual therapy approach in combination with patient specific exercise prescription to improve an individual’s function in an efficient and holistic manner. Sam is currently pursuing advanced clinical education from the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). Additionally, he hopes to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
A native Oregonian, Sam grew up in Pendleton, where he was heavily involved with both school leadership opportunities and athletics, competing in football, baseball and wrestling. Due to his lifelong involvement in sports, he spends most of his free time exercising, hiking, and participating in community athletics. Additionally, Sam enjoys traveling with his girlfriend, Marcella, and spending time with his family and friends. Raised in a family of lifelong Oregon Duck fans, he looks forward to treating the great people of the Eugene and Springfield area.