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Meet Our Team

Shane Durando - Tigard Physical Therapy

Shane Durando, PT, DPT

Practice Manager | Doctor of Physical Therapy

Shane was born and raised in Corvallis, Oregon. He has always been interested in athletics and sports performance, which led to him playing football at Western Oregon University. Shane finished his Bachelor’s in Exercise and Sport Science at Oregon State University while coaching football at his alma mater, Corvallis High School. Immediately after receiving his Bachelor’s, he attended George Fox University to receive his Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Shane has a strong interest in manual therapy and functional movement and exercises. He is very passionate about providing excellent care to his patients in order to return them to their desired level of function with decreased symptoms. He plans to combine his athletic/coaching experience, clinical knowledge and patient preference to deliver high quality evidence-based patient care.

Outside of the clinic, Shane enjoys weight lifting, playing basketball, golf and spending time with his wife, daughter, friends and family.

Chris Hoekstra - Tualatin Physical Therapy

Chris Hoekstra, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists

After earning his doctorate in physical therapy from Pacific University in Forest Grove in 2001, Chris completed a full-time mentorship/residency in Advanced Manual Physical Therapy through Kaiser Permanente in Hayward, California in 2002. He was certified in manipulative therapy through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT) in 2006.

Chris is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic and Manual Physical Therapy. His Fellowship research revolved around studying the effect of clinical mentorship on the clinic outcomes in novice physical therapists.

In addition to his clinical duties, he provides guest lectures at Pacific University. He also co-developed courses through Therapeutic Associates on pain neurophysiology, clinical reasoning, clinical research, and treatment-based classification and treatment of acute low back pain. He is a faculty member with NAIOMT and heads the Research Committee. Chris also serves as the Assistant Director of the Therapeutic Associates Orthopaedic Clinical Residency program and Director of Research for Therapeutic Associates.

Chris’s clinical emphasis is treating patients with a variety of complex musculoskeletal injuries, including the spine, extremities, and TMJ/TMD. His clinical and teaching work emphasizes systematic clinical reasoning strategies to aid treatment of complex conditions. He also enjoys working with athletes of all ages and skill levels, both for injury prevention and management.

Andrea Paz - Therapeutic Associates Sherwood Physical Therapy

Andrea Paz

Physical Therapy Aide

Andrea was born in San Francisco, California and raised in Woodburn, Oregon. She studied Kinesiology at Oregon State University. While growing up, she played competitive basketball and volleyball which sparked a passion for physical activity. Andrea says that “moving keeps me groovin” and enjoys meeting new people and trying new things.

In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, spending time with family & friends, working out, and cuddling her dogs.