Meet Our Team

Angela Lewis - TAI Physical Therapy at Crescent Village

Angela Lewis, PT, DPT, ATC

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist

Angela is a Eugene, Oregon native and takes great pride in serving her community through wellness. She graduated Cum Laude from Oregon State University in 2000 with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science. In that same year she earned her Athletic Training Certification through NATABOC, and then went on to attend Pacific University where she graduated with distinction and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2004.

A visit with Angela will include a comprehensive evaluation of your condition, pulling in aspects that contribute to your condition including other body systems. She has a strong background in manual therapy utilizing techniques such as Myofascial Release, Joint mobilization/manipulation, Astym™, and the Fascial Distortion Model. Angela’s holistic treatment philosophy emphasizes the overall wellbeing of her patients. Her commitment to her patients is reflected in dedicated one-on-one treatment, with emphasis on her patient’s goals, and reinforced by the latest research and results.

Outside of being a Physical Therapist, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. She loves to spend her time outdoors skiing, running, hiking, and camping with friends and family.

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Sam Stewart, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

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.

Lizzy Treeheart - Crescent Village

Lizzy Treeheart, PT

Physical Therapist

Lizzy graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Athletic Training in 1991. She went on to attend graduate school at the University of Indianapolis where she earned a Master’s in Physical Therapy in 1994. With her 23 years of experience, she brings a comprehensive understanding of client care from a variety of settings. Her favorite setting is outpatient.

Lizzy has specialized training in osteopathic techniques, which are gentle, hands-on approaches that assess a person as a whole and addresses the root causes of pain. These include Visceral Manipulation through the Barral Institute and Craniosacral Therapy through the Upledger Institute. These skills are effective with a wide range of clients from high level athletes dealing with injuries to others dealing with chronic pain. Her philosophy is holistic and incorporates the emotional/mental aspect by incorporating intuitive counseling when appropriate. She is loves learning and continues to incorporate new techniques to better help clients get better quicker.

She lives in Eugene with her wife, Louann and their 2 dogs. They enjoy hiking, mountain biking, camping, and kayaking/canoeing. She also volunteers time working for a non-profit organization, TheInnerRevolution.Org, fighting to meet the needs of people and the Earth. 

Des Matyas 2 - Crescent Village

Des Matyas, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Des graduated from California State University of Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2000 and finished with a spot on the Dean’s list with academic honors. She then moved to Eugene, Oregon in 2008 where she graduated from the University of Oregon with a 4.0 GPA and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Physiology. She went on to obtain a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Pacific University where she served as Class President throughout the program. She has spent the better part of her life participating in, and coaching, a variety of sports including softball, hockey, martial arts, and roller derby and during this time, rehabbing her own injuries fueled her interest in this profession.

Des enjoys helping those recovering from a variety of orthopedic conditions such as sport-related injuries, joint replacement surgeries, work-related injuries, and low back pain. She also has a special interest in balance and vestibular disorders and other neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and stroke. Des is committed to treating each patient individually and holistically. She builds a rapport with clients and takes personal goals, interests, and schedules into consideration when planning treatments.

Des is passionate about lifelong learning and consistently seeks new opportunities to expand her knowledge and skills. It is her professional goal to seek advanced specialty certification in orthopedics to further her knowledge in the field. She uses a combination of manual therapy and individualized exercise therapy to facilitate healing and empowers patients to take their rehab into their own hands as they return to their meaningful daily activities.

Outside of work, Des enjoys traveling around the world, and exploring Oregon. She takes full advantage of all the amazing things Eugene has to offer and especially enjoys roller skating on the many trails, hiking, and trying new food at local restaurants.

Michael Winn, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist

Michael graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Lane Community College in 2015, and as Licensed Massage Therapist and dedicated amateur athlete Michael has been involved in the health and fitness movement for over 25 years. Michael is excited to join the Dreamclinic team at Therapeutic Associates to bring the best in bodywork and massage to the Eugene community. When not in the clinic you can find Michael on the bike trails, golf courses, ski slopes and single tracks all over the Pacific Northwest.

*Associate Provider

Andrea Gugelman

Administrative Supervisor