Meet Our Team

Kelly Reed - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Kelly Reed, PT

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

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 has been a director at Cedar Hills since 2003. She received her Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from Pacific University in 1998 and her undergraduate degree in Exercise and Movement Science from University of Oregon in 1994. She has been a member of the APTA and an Oregon affiliate for over 20 years. She is currently a Level III trained manual therapist with the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy.

Aimee specializes in Temporomandibular dysfunctions (TMD) and headaches. Other areas of special interest include post-surgical rehabilitation, spinal rehabilitation and working with adolescents/pediatrics. She is certified in ASTYM™ and MFD (Myofascial decompression/cupping). She focuses on assessing the entire patient and how a patient can improve their general health/well-being.

In her spare time, she enjoys participating in sports/outdoor activities with her family, watching sports, reading and going to movies.

Jennifer Tostenrud - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Jennifer Tostenrud, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Certified Manual 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.

In addition to her orthopedic practice, she treats patients with balance and vestibular disorders. In order to support this aspect of her practice, she completed the year-long EIM Concussion Management Certification program.

While attending Whitman College, Jenny was a member of the varsity soccer team. She also enjoys hiking, skiing, other outdoor activities and spending time with her family.

Tina Postrel - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Tina Postrel, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

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.

Taylor Odell - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Taylor Odell, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Taylor has been with the Cedar Hills Physical Therapy team since June of 2018. He received his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis on human performance from California Lutheran University in 2015. He went on to complete his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Pacific University in 2018 and has since decided to call the beautiful Pacific Northwest his home.

Taylor prides himself on being a general orthopedic physical therapist who enjoys working with patients to develop a team dynamic that focuses on active healing. Additionally, he completed his graduate thesis on chronic pain and enjoys working to empower patients to return to activities that bring them joy. In college, Taylor was a collegiate 400-meter runner and continues to pursue his passion for running both in and out of the clinic.

In his free time, Taylor enjoys the outdoors, off-roading, hiking, exercising, reading, and homebrewing with his wife Stephanie and their Aussie-Collie puppy.

Leah Holbrook, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
Melanie Ransom - Cedar Hills Physical Therapy

Melanie Ransom, PTA, ATC

Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

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

Oregon City PT - Erin Rose Turner

Erin Rose T., LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist*

Erin Rose graduated from East West College of the Healing Arts in 2013 after being introduced to massage at the Naga Center School of Traditional Thai Medicine. She is an intuitive and dedicated body therapist, using creative techniques to help you discover your strength and flexibility. In her spare time Erin Rose enjoys Portland’s parks and museums, libraries and trains, as well as nearby mountains and forests with family.

*Associate Provider

Jennifer Coia

Jennifer C., LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist*

Jennifer has been practicing massage since 2009. A graduate of the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences and the University of Rhode Island, Jennifer holds certificates in medical massage and pre & perinatal massage. Her therapeutic massage techniques incorporate elements of deep tissue, shiatsu, myofascial release and cupping, blending them together to provide a client centered massage. Prior to joining Dreamclinic, Jennifer provided pre- and post-performance massage for the New York City Ballet in collaboration with physical therapists to keep dancers healthy and performance-ready.

*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.