Meet Our Team

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 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.

Maria Sanchez - Forest Grove Physical Therapy

Maria Matson, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Maria graduated with her Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from Creighton University in May 2013 and received her Bachelor’s degree in Combined Sciences from Santa Clara University in 2008. Maria worked as a physical therapist in acute care for over a year at Oregon Health & Science University before deciding to pursue a career in outpatient orthopedics with Therapeutic Associates.

Maria is focusing her continuing education on orthopedic manual therapy through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy and has a special interest in aquatic therapy, treatment of chronic pain and pain education, and implementation of yoga principles into orthopedic physical therapy. She is a certified yoga instructor and has focused her training on alignment based yoga. Maria applies this set of knowledge and skills in combination with manual therapy techniques and exercise to promote healing, health and well-being both physically and mentally. She also enjoys helping those that have an interest in starting or progressing through their yoga practice post injury and/or surgery. She is passionate about motivating and helping others reach their goals with focus on promoting joint and tissue health, and injury prevention.

Maria is originally from Ecuador and is a native Spanish speaker, and enjoys treating the Hispanic population. In her free time, Maria enjoys the outdoors especially hiking and camping in the Pacific NW, running, yoga, traveling, and spending time with her husband.

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Jacob Stubbs

Administrative Supervisor

Jacob was born and raised in Forest Grove. After attending Forest Grove high school, he served 7 years in the Oregon Army National Guard, including deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. He was also involved in humanitarian aid during Katrina relief and the flooding in Vernonia. Jacob graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise and Sports Science in 2013.

He first started working for Therapeutic Associates at the Hillsboro location as an aide in February 2014, and was promoted to the Administrative Coordinator position at the Forest Grove clinic September 2017. When he’s not at work, Jacob enjoys spending time outdoors horseback riding, hiking, fishing, and hunting, in addition to landscaping his new house he shares with his wife and three dogs.