Jesse Frechette - Therapeutic Associates Happy Valley Physical Therapy

Jesse Frechette, PT, DPT

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

Jesse received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver, Colorado and his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise science from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Throughout his career, he has engaged in additional programs for education and skills development including courses through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT).

Jesse’s primary goal is to help patients maximize their physical ability through education, specific exercise, and joint/soft tissue manipulation. His clinical specialties are sports rehabilitation, orthopedics, concussion treatment and manual therapy. Jesse is also a Level II TAI Clinical Mentor.

He lives with his wife and son in the heart of Happy Valley, Oregon. In his free-time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, cooking, traveling, and watching Gonzaga basketball.

Certifications
Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Certified Manual Physical Therapist
Certified in ASTYM instrument-assisted soft tissue regeneration
Certified in Selective Functional Movement Screen
ImPACT Trained Physical Therapist in concussion rehabilitation

Affiliations
American Physical Therapy Association:

  • Oregon Chapter
  • Sports Physical Therapy Section
  • Private Practice Section
  • Orthopedic Section
  • APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Oregon Physical Therapy Association

Blog Posts written by Jesse Frechette

Therapeutic Associates Happy Valley Physical Therapy
Recovering from Orthopedic Surgery

After a surgical procedure, understanding what you should and shouldn't do is important for protecting the surgery site and having an optimal return to activity. As orthopedic specialist physical therapists in Happy Valley, we help people with post-surgical conditions day-in and day-out. Here are some pro tips.

Low Back
What Do I Do For Sciatica?

Sciatica is a term used by medical professionals and the general public alike to describe pain that radiates down the leg. Let’s dive into a bit more detail on the definition, the causes, and how it can be diagnosed. Sciatica is defined by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) as "the term for low back pain that radiates into the buttock, hip, and down one leg to the foot. The pain often is associated with tingling, numbness, or weakness of the leg."