Meet Our Team

Kelly Reed - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Kelly Reed

PT, COMT, OCS
Clinic Director | Physical Therapist

Kelly has been director of Cedar Hills Physical Therapy since 1994. She received her COMT (Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist) from the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy in 1994 and is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS). She received her Physical Therapy degree from Pacific University in 1983.

Kelly prides herself as being an excellent general orthopedic physical therapist. She specializes in lower-extremity dysfunctions, biomechanical assessments related to running/sports injuries, custom-molded orthotics, injury prevention, and Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD). In addition, she has been active in starting a BreathWorks program focusing on evaluation and education related to breathing physiology and its effect on overall wellness and healing. Her clinical skills continue to move in a direction that empowers clients to achieve their highest level of function in a balanced fashion.

Kelly was a 3-sport collegiate athlete and continues her love of athletics through her own personal training, running, coaching Little League softball, and being present at her kids’ sporting events. An outdoor enthusiast, she loves trail running, hiking, gardening, camping, and keeping up with her husband Greg and their 3 active kids.

Aimee Jackson - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Aimee Jackson

PT, MS
Clinic Director | Physical Therapist

Aimee specializes in TMD dysfunction and is certified in ASTYM™. Other areas of special interest include post surgical rehabilitation, spinal rehabilitation, and working with high school athletes. She has been co-director of Cedar Hills since 2003. She received her Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Pacific University and her undergraduate degree in Exercise and Movement Science from University of Oregon. She has been a member of the APTA and an Oregon affiliate for over 10 years. She is currently a Level III trained manual therapist with the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. In her spare time she enjoys participating in sports and outdoor activities with her family.

Allison Harney - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Allison Harney

PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Allison joined the team at Cedar Hills Physical Therapy in June 2014. She graduated from University of Montana in 2014 with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. While she enjoys treating the full spectrum of neuro-musculoskeletal injuries, Allison harbors a passion for treating running-related injuries and temporomandibular dysfunction, women’s health, and vestibular rehabilitation. During her time in Montana, Allison had the opportunity to work with patients with a variety of neurological injuries and participate in research focused on the influence of vision on multi-muscle control during quiet stance. She is pursuing specialized manual therapy training through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy.

A Portland, OR native, Allison has enjoyed returning to the Northwest, where she loves trail running and exploring the great outdoors, from toasting mallows on the coast to hiking the gorge. She appreciates spending her free time with her family and friends, often sampling the ever-expanding array of restaurants and festivals in Portland.

Jennifer Tostenrud - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Jennifer Tostenrud

PT, DPT, OCS, CMPT
Physical Therapist

Jenny was born and raised in Tigard, Oregon. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, with a minor in Sports Medicine at Whitman College in Washington. She left the Northwest to attend the University of Colorado, where she earned both her Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Physical Therapy. After working for several years as a physical therapist in both Seattle and San Diego, Jenny returned to Portland to continue her practice. Since completing her DPT, Jenny has pursed additional training. She is an APTA certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and a NAIOMT Certified Manual Therapist.

While attending Whitman College, Jenny was a member of the varsity soccer team. Playing soccer is a hobby that she continues in her spare time. She also enjoys hiking, skiing, and other outdoor activities.

Tina Postrel - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Tina Postrel

PT, DPT, CSCS
Physical Therapist

Tina, a native of Florida, earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Central Florida, with a research focus on minimalist running. Before pursuing a career in Physical Therapy, she served as an Active Duty Military Officer for six years in the United States Coast Guard. Her assignments included Key West as the Navigator of a 270’ ship and San Francisco as the Operational Planner and Weapons Officer for a deployable Maritime Safety and Security Team. After the military, she chose Physical Therapy to follow her passion of health and wellness and to become an expert in exercise.

With exercise as her medicine, Tina’s focus is to help patients recover from and prevent injury through functional movement so that they can maintain an active lifestyle. Her specialties include running analysis, minimalist running, and strength and conditioning as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association National Chapter, Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy Section, Oregon Chapter, and National Strength and Conditioning Association. Her plans are to pursue manual therapy, functional movement screening, and bike fit analysis.

Tina recently moved with her husband from Florida to Oregon to be closer to family, enjoy the outdoor activities so prominent in the Pacific Northwest, and finally experience seasons. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming, biking, running, hiking, crafting, high-intensity workouts, cooking, and being a “foodie” all around Portland.

Melanie Ransom - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Melanie Ransom

PTA, ATC, CSCS
Physical Therapist Assistant

Melanie Ransom has been a Physical Therapy Assistant for 6 years. She holds a Master’s degree in Athletic Training from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and is a certified Athletic Trainer. Melanie is also a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, giving her extensive knowledge in developing exercise programs and exercise techniques. Her nickname given by some of her patients is the “Gym Sergeant.”

Melanie was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is an avid golfer, loves to travel, and likes all outdoor activities. She enjoys playing all sports but prefers to avoid long-distance running. On the weekends, you can find her spending time with her husband or playing with her nephew. She has also been going to Las Vegas once a year since turning 21!

Traci Gould - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Traci Gould

PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Traci received her degree in Occupational Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant from the Pima Medical Institute in Seattle, Washington in August 2014. Prior to becoming a PTA, she graduated from Oregon State University in June 2012, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science. While attending Oregon State, Traci was very involved with the IMPACT program that encouraged motor skill development and aquatic therapy for children with special needs. Traci was also an active member of the Oregon State Women’s Water Polo Club.

In her free time, Traci is a fan of the outdoors and enjoys backpacking portions of the Pacific Coast Trail, day hiking throughout the Columbia Gorge, and being pulled behind a boat while wakeboarding, water skiing, or tubing. During the colder months, Traci loves to scrapbook or read a book in the evenings.

Donica Schmidt

L.Ac, Dipl. Ac, MATCM
Licensed Acupuncturist*

Donica Schmidt is the founder and owner of DS Acupuncture. She received with honors a Master of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yo San University in California. Shortly after, she moved to Portland to continue practicing. Before this, she graduated with a BFA in Dance through California State University, Long Beach.

Movement of the body lead Donica’s curiosity to yoga. She received her 200-hour Yoga Certification in 2008 and has been practicing and teaching yoga ever since. She has also invested time studying other forms of physical healing through Thai Yoga Massage, the MELT Method, and various forms of Tai Chi.


Contact Info:

Phone: (971) 337-5944

Email: [email protected]

Web: www.donicaschmidtacupuncture.com

*Associate Provider

Michelle Block

Michelle Block


Administrative Supervisor

Michelle joined the team at Cedar Hills Physical Therapy in March 2014. She has worked in the medical field for 4 years after graduating from Anthem College in 2010. Previously, she worked in medical billing, insurance contracting, and credentialing. Michelle takes pride in providing excellent customer service to every patient and will do everything in her power to meet your needs. She also enjoys the challenge of staying abreast of the ever-changing medical insurance requirements.

Michelle was born and raised in Oregon and enjoys exploring the state. She also likes spending time at the beach and fishing with her husband and two boys.