Emily Caldwell - Gresham Physical Therapy

Emily Caldwell, PT, DPT

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

Emily Caldwell earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University in 2010, following an undergraduate degree in biology and art history from Loyola University Chicago. She began her career at the Therapeutic Associates clinic in Gresham, where she completed an orthopaedic and manual therapy residency program. She is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and is pursuing advanced training in manual therapy through the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). Emily has also taken extensive training in pelvic floor rehabilitation through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute.

As the director of Therapeutic Associates Clackamas, Emily enjoys helping people of all ages and conditions reach their health goals. She has a particular passion for sports rehabilitation and pelvic floor wellness for both men and women, using physical therapy to treat health issues such as urinary/fecal incontinence, sexual dysfunction, and pre/post-natal rehab.

Emily is a native of Denver, Colorado and a former competitive figure skater. She enjoys traveling, skiing, snowboarding, speed-skating, hiking, camping, and exploring the Pacific Northwest with her husband.

Articles written by Emily Caldwell

healthy core
A Healthy Core and Pelvic Floor

Core strengthening exercises are discussed frequently in the gym, in magazines and in health care. However, one crucial part of the “core” is often overlooked: the pelvic floor musculature. This group of muscles is organized in layers that run from the tip of the pubic bone to the tailbone. They work together with our abdominal and back muscles and the diaphragm to form a strong stable center from which we move during our day-to-day activities.