Valerie started employment with Therapeutic Associates in 2006, immediately after graduating from the University of Puget Sound with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. In 2007, she joined the company’s first cohort of orthopedic residents to advance her training in manual therapy and clinical reasoning. She completed this residency and became a Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist (OCS) in 2009.
Valerie prides herself in being an excellent general orthopedic physical therapist. She specializes in headaches, spine rehabilitation, upper and lower extremity dysfunction, repetitive strain injuries, manual therapy and is ASTYM™ certified. She also enjoys treating vestibular, ocular, and balance dysfunction. Valerie is committed to providing high quality patient-centered care and empowering each patient to help achieve their personal goals and highest level of function.
Valerie is a native Oregonian, having grown up in Florence, attended the University of Oregon for her undergraduate degree, and lived in Eugene since graduating from PT school. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, cooking, and enjoying the outdoors.