Scott Hein - Forest Grove Physical Therapy

Scott Hein

PT, DPT, OCS
Clinic Director | Physical Therapist

Scott graduated with his doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from Pacific University in 2003. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon in Exercise & Movement Science in 2000. Scott worked as a physical therapist in orthopedics for 4 years in Salem-Keizer, Oregon and became the director of Therapeutic Associates Forest Grove in June 2007.

Scott is active in his pursuit of continuing education, with an emphasis on manual therapy. In 2011, he became Board Certified as an Orthopedic Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. In July, 2016, Scott completed 6 months of intensive coursework to become certified as a Therapeutic Pain Specialist (click to read more). He has completed certification through Level II of the North American Institute of Manual Therapy and has finished coursework through Level III advanced seminars. Scott has also completed five courses through the Neuro Orthopaedic Institute with an emphasis on treating pain and manual therapy related to the nervous system. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, boating, water skiing, hiking, camping, and music.

Articles written by Scott Hein

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How Physical Therapists Can Help Pain

As discussed in the previous article in this issue, it is now widely accepted that pain is constructed by the brain in response to what we perceive as threatening or dangerous to us. Traditionally, physical therapists (PT’s)treat pain with patient education, manual therapy, exercise, and modalities. These treatments are important for promoting health of tissues in different stages following injury.