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Meet Our Team

Timothy Brinker - Hillsboro Physical Therapy

Timothy Brinker, PT, DPT, MBA

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists

Tim graduated in 1992 from Northwestern University Medical School, Programs in Physical Therapy with his Master of Physical Therapy degree. In May 2012, he graduated from Regis University with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) with honors.

Tim is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He has completed his Fellowship and Certification in Manual Therapy (COMT) with the North American Institute of Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). Completion of the fellowship included written and practical examination and acceptance of his fellowship project on advanced competency in manual therapy. Tim is a Clinical Fellowship Instructor (CFI) for the North American Institute of Manual Therapy. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT), and as a CFI, he will continue to advance the Hillsboro Physical Therapy staff’s skills in an effort to establish the clinic as a leader, both locally and regionally, in musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Tim was honored in 2017 with the Therapeutic Associates Master Clinician “Clinical Excellence” Award.

Tim is a full-time treating clinician who has a passion for patient care, and he appreciates complicated conditions and their effect on his patients. He enjoys the quest to seek solutions and methods to maximize function and reduce pain for patients based on a combination of his clinical expertise and relevant evidence. He and his staff work hard to provide both clinical excellence and unparalleled customer service.

Outside of Clinical Practice, Tim is involved with the leadership of Therapeutic Associates. He has served on Therapeutic Associates Board of Director’s since 2007. He is the past chair of the Investment and Finance Committees for Therapeutic Associates. Tim completed his Master of Business Administration in Health Industry Leadership with Honors from with Regis University in 2018. He has a passion for using his clinical and business knowledge to assist with the health and care of our staff, patients, and communities.

Outside of work, you can find Tim and his wife of 25 years, cheering on their three athletic children. They include a collegiate alpine ski racer, collegiate rower, and a high school optional gymnast. Tim has a passion for running, skiing, and anything active outdoors.

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Allison Byrne, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Allison graduated from Northeastern University where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2009. She is a native of Boston, Massachusetts and has been living in Oregon since 2016.

Her main focus is orthopedics with a special interest in prenatal and postpartum rehabilitation. A former ballet dancer, she has a passion for the arts and helping people, of all exercise levels and interests, get back to doing what they love.

In her spare time she enjoys hiking, going to the theater, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and son.

Jon Ransom - Hillsboro Physical Therapy

Jon Ransom, PTA, ATC

Physical Therapist Assistant

Jon Ransom PTA, ATC has been a Physical Therapist Assistant since 2004 and graduated from Arapahoe Community College. He holds a Bachelor’s degrees in Athletic Training from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and is a certified Athletic Trainer. He is certified in the Sportsmetrics™ ACL prevention program and the Astym system. Jon has a wonderful skill set applying sport-specific exercise to his athletic patients. He frequently consults and educates a local Club Soccer organization on injury prevention programs for their athletes.

Jon is a native of Nebraska and has been living in Oregon since moving here from Maryland in 2007. He is a sports fanatic, especially for his Nebraska Cornhuskers. In his free time he enjoys golfing and running or just spending time with his wife, Melanie, and daughter, Kalen.

Caroline Klug - Hillsboro Physical Therapy

Caroline Klug, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Registered Yoga Teacher

Caroline graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Mt. Hood Community College in 2010 and joined the team at Hillsboro Physical Therapy soon after. She is a self-declared “kinesiology geek”, fascinated and inspired by the mechanics of body movement and greatly enjoys helping people learn to move and strengthen more safely and effectively. This interest motivated her to become a Registered Yoga Teacher, which she achieved in 2017. Caroline is also certified in the Astym system, which promotes soft tissue healing, and the Sportsmetrics™ ACL injury prevention program and is a member of the Oregon Physical Therapy Association (OPTA).

In her free time, Caroline likes to run trails, practice yoga, walk the neighborhood, or curl up with a good book.

Kassidy Skelton - Hillsboro

Kassidy Skelton

Administrative Coordinator

Kassidy graduated from school in 2014 and has worked in medical billing for several years, and continues to grow her knowledge in the medical field. She has a passion for providing excellent service and administrative work. She also enjoys the time she’s able to connect with patients and fellow team members.

Kassidy was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and loves everything about the Pacific Northwest. In her spare time, she is always seeking new hiking trails and exploring new outdoor destinations with her friends. She is also an avid reader who enjoys new adventures both in literature and in life.