Scott Hein - Forest Grove Physical Therapy

Scott Hein, PT, DPT

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

Scott graduated with his doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from Pacific University in 2003. He received his bachelor 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 Inc., Forest Grove in June 2007.

Scott has been active in his pursuit of continuing education and in 2011 he sat for the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties exam. Scott passed his examination, becoming a Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist. This certification recognizes Scott as a specialist within his field, demonstrating “advanced clinical knowledge, skill and experience in orthopedics.” He has completed certification through Level II of the North American Institute of Manual Therapy and has finished coursework through Level III advanced seminars. In 2016, Scott completed 6 months of intensive coursework to become certified as a Therapeutic Pain Specialist. Completion of this program ensures that a Physical Therapist is utilizing the most up-to-date information and clinical advancements to assist patients in pain.

In his free time, Scott enjoys spending time with family, camping, mountain biking, and music.

Articles written by Scott Hein

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.

Blog Posts written by Scott Hein

Oregon Pain Summit
Therapeutic Associates Attends Local Oregon Pain Summit

Our Forest Grove Physical Therapy Director, Scott Hein, attended the Oregon Pain Summit this past weekend. He joined a few Therapeutic Associates colleagues as well as other physical therapists, physicians, and mental health professionals from around the state.