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Meet Our Team

Jordan Brandon - Downtown Physical Therapy

Jordan Brandon, PT, DPT

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist

Jordan graduated in 2010 with a BA in Psychology from Whitman College where he was also a member of the Men’s Varsity Basketball team for 4 years. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in San Marcos, California, graduating with honors in 2013. Jordan’s completion of advanced musculoskeletal lab and coursework on the spine and extremities has also earned him Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT) credentials from the North American Institute of Manual Therapy. Jordan emphasizes functional movement and strength, which he reinforces with hands-on manual therapy techniques and sport-specific training. His experience in orthopedic sports physical therapy, the biomechanics of efficient athletic movement, and elite performance development allow him to work closely with a variety of local athletes ranging in skill level from high school to professional.

Tony Rocklin - Downtown Portland Physical Therapy

Tony Rocklin, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
  • Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy

Tony Rocklin graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Exercise and Sport Science in 1994 and was a member of the Men’s Varsity Basketball team. He earned his Physical Therapy degree with distinction in 1998 as well as his Clinical Doctorate in 2008 from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. He has continued his advanced education through the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, achieving Level IV Certification in Manual and Manipulative Therapy. Although Tony enjoys working with a variety of musculoskeletal conditions of the spine and extremities in both the young and aging populations, his area of special interest includes hip intra-articular pathology such as osteoarthritis (OA), femoral acetabular impingement (FAI) and labral tears.

Tony Rocklin has co-authored and published three research articles and continues pursuing new research projects involving the conservative management of hip pathology.

When not in the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his wife Sarah and their two children, Miles and Delaney, as well participating in golf, functional fitness and being outdoors.

Amy Benton - Portland Dance Medicine Specialist

Amy Benton, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
  • Certified Manual Physical Therapist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Amy Benton received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Simmons College in Boston, MA and graduated with honors in 2008. Prior to this, she earned a BS in Psychology from Northeastern University in Boston, MA in 2005. Since graduation, she has been actively pursuing post-graduate training in her manual therapy skills and is a Certified Manual Therapist (CMPT) through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT), a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and is certified in the ASTYM™ system for the treatment of repetitive stress/chronic overuse injuries.

Amy is a classically trained dancer and aerialist who has performed throughout New England and the Pacific Northwest for the last 15 years. She spent 3 years with Portland’s premier aerial company AWOL (Aerial without Limits) performing and training fellow dancers for peak performance. Amy is trained in Pilates and yoga and uses this knowledge in combination with her manual therapy techniques to provide holistic and comprehensive treatment to her patients.

She has special interests in sports medicine, post-surgical rehabilitation, pre/post-natal issues, spine injuries, and working with recreational to elite-level athletes to achieve their full potential. She currently works with The Portland Ballet and is a member of their board of directors.

In her free time, Amy enjoys rock climbing, aerial acrobatics, running, weight lifting, and hiking with her husband, son and daughter.

Ray Arreguin - Downtown Portland Physical Therapy

Ray Arreguin Jr., PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists

Ray completed his undergraduate and doctoral training at Ohio University in the small town of Athens, Ohio. Following graduation in 2011, he moved to Oregon to pursue his interests in orthopedic manual therapy and sports medicine. He is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists, which is a distinction held by less than 1% of the profession. His treatment philosophy includes a combination of joint and soft-tissue mobilization in combination with functional movement training and exercise to restore the body’s full potential.

He enjoys treating patients involved in endurance sports, as he specializes in running evaluations and bike fit assessments. He also completes golf performance assessments utilizing techniques he learned through the Titleist Performance Institute. In general, he loves solving biomechanical puzzles that help return the patient back to their sport or job.

In conjunction with seeing patients in the downtown clinic, Ray works as a regional mentor for physical therapists in the company and serves as faculty in Therapeutic Associates’ Orthopaedic Residency.

Outside of work Ray enjoys spending time outdoors during all seasons. His interests include cycling, running, triathlon, hiking, skiing, and spending time with his wife and dog.

John Borquist - Downtown Portland Physical Therapy

John Borquist

Administrative Supervisor

John has his degree in Exercise Science from Oregon State University and has been working in physical therapy administration for the past seven years.

“What I like about working in the PT field is helping people lead more healthy and active lifestyles so they can get out and enjoy all that Portland has to offer. One of the other aspects of the field that I like the most is fostering relationships with coworkers and patients to help create a fun and positive environment.”

Outside of work, John enjoys touring the city by bike, cooking, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.

Meet Our Service Partners

Natalie Hill - Downtown Portland Physical Therapy

Natalie Peterson

Personal Trainer*

Natalie is a nationally certified Personal Trainer through ACE (American Council on Exercise) and NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine). She has been a Personal Trainer for the past four years and has had the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients during this time. She enjoys helping people accomplish a variety of goals, whether recovering from a stroke or helping triathletes increase their strength and endurance, to everything else in between. She is an expert in customizing personal programs that consider each individual’s specific goals, concerns, strengths, and weaknesses. She is also currently advancing her education towards becoming a Physical Therapy Assistant.

In her spare time, Natalie enjoys running and has competed in a variety of different distance races. She most recently completed three sprint triathlons and continues to train and improve for future races.

Natalie enjoys connecting with people and helping them discover their unique strengths. She believes in a holistic approach to fitness and understands the value in teaching sustainability in an exercise program. Being educated in nutrition, Natalie is also a great resource for the “gut-brain” concept, which is the relationship of how our hormones affect weight gain and loss.

Contact info:

To learn more and schedule an appointment, contact Natalie.
Phone: 503-753-8270
Email: [email protected]

She looks forward to being your partner in health and fitness.

* Natalie is an Independent Service Partner.

Leah Friend

Leah Friend, LAc, MAcOM. DiplOM

Licensed Acupuncturist* Earth and Sky

Leah graduated with a Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and is a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine and Licensed Acupuncturist. After completing her studies at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, she traveled to Nepal to treat patients at high-volume community health clinics in rural areas of the country with The Acupuncture Relief Project. There she treated both adults and pediatrics and addressed pain, paralysis, stroke recovery, osteoarthritis, shingles, digestive disorders, dermatological conditions, infections, injury, and much more.

Currently, she continues to address both internal and sports medicine. Her approach to diagnosis can include an overall review of bodily systems, structural assessment, and orthopedic testing. Her approach to treatment may combine acupuncture, shiatsu bodywork, herbal medicine, and lifestyle recommendations. Treatment plans are tailored to the unique nature and needs of each patient in alignment with the traditions of Chinese medicine. She supports an integrative medicine model and in utilizing a number of modalities from eastern and western practices to achieve the greatest level of healing for each patient.

Contact info:

To learn more and schedule an appointment, contact Leah.
Web: EarthandSkyhealthcare.com
Phone:
 503-847-8774
Email: [email protected]

* Leah is an Independent Service Partner.