Meet Our Team

Tony Rocklin - Downtown Portland Physical Therapy

Tony Rocklin

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist

Tony 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 attended graduate school at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon and earned his Physical Therapy degree with distinction in 1998. He has continued his education with advanced training in the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, having achieved Level IV Certification in Manual and Manipulative Therapy. He also completed his Clinical Doctorate in physical therapy in 2008.

Tony enjoys working with a variety of musculoskeletal disorders of both the spine and extremities in the young and aging population. His areas of interest include rehabilitation of sports injuries, on-the-job injuries, motor vehicle accidents, repetitive overuse injuries, and post-surgical conditions.

In his leisure time, Tony participates in many outdoor and sporting activities, including golf, skiing, weight training, and basketball.

David Deppeler - Downtown Portland Physical Therapy

David Deppeler

Physical Therapist

David received his PT degree at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and his Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT) degree at Andrews University. He began his manual therapy training in the Netherlands and received his manual therapy certification from the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT), where he also serves as a clinical fellowship instructor, and examiner. David is the Director of Education for Therapeutic Associates and runs the TAI BreathWorks program at the Downtown Portland location. He swam competitively growing up and in college.

Amy Benton - Downtown Portland Physical Therapy

Amy Benton

Physical Therapist

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 - OMG West Eugene

Ray Arreguin Jr.

Physical Therapist

An Ohio native, Ray received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 2008 and his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2011, both from Ohio University. Following graduation, he moved to Oregon to pursue his interests in orthopedic manual therapy and sports medicine. He is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute, and is actively working towards his manual therapy certification through The North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). Ray is a proud member of the American Physical Therapy Association. His passions include sports rehabilitation, sports injury prevention, and golf fitness analysis.

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

Romen Lu Physical Therapist

Romen Lu

Physical Therapist

Romen graduated in 1998 from Trinity College University of Dublin with a degree in Physiotherapy. He has continued his education with advanced training in the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy, having achieved Certification in Manual Therapy. He is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association.

Romen’s areas of interest include rehabilitation of sports injuries, work related accidents, motor vehicle accidents, working with individuals living with persistent pain and post-surgical conditions.

In addition to his love for travelling, he enjoys activities such as combat, yoga, hiking, and weight training.

Aulbrey Scott - Downtown Portland Physical Therapy

Aulbrey Scott

Physical Therapist Assistant

Aulbrey received her Associate of Applied Science degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Mt. Hood Community College in June 2014. Prior to obtaining her PTA degree, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University in Exercise and Sport Science in 2008.

She is focusing her continuing education on manual therapy, sports and orthopedic rehabilitation, and post-surgical rehabilitation. In her free time, Aulbrey loves hiking, swimming, white-water rafting, traveling, camping, and any other seasonal outdoor activity. You can also find her spending time with friends and family, especially her husband Sam and their black lab Zuke.

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:

Program website: click here
Phone: 503-753-8270
Email: [email protected]

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

*Associate Provider

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.