Meet Our Team

Adam Wachter - Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy at Stafford Hills

Adam Wachter, PT, MPT

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Therapeutic Pain Specialist

Adam is a Long Island, NY native who earned his degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2003. He also attained his Bachelor’s degree in biology with minors in chemistry and nutrition from the University of Delaware. While at Delaware he was a member of the football team as a defensive end and tight end. He joined Therapeutic Associates after leaving his practice in Los Angeles in 2011, and is the Clinic Director of TAI at Stafford Hills Club in Tualatin. Adam specializes in postural, gait, and running analysis, as well as sports rehabilitation, injury rehabilitation and a specialty focus in chronic pain treatment techniques. He has spent a lot of time travelling around the country, learning and adapting new treatment techniques. He also enjoys educating his patients in ways to stay healthy and spreading the importance of Physical Therapy to whomever he meets.

He enjoys working with all patient populations. Adam focuses on each individual’s injury and its relation to their function, realizing that patients’ goals are the most important aspect of physical therapy. He also addresses every biomechanical issue that may affect future activity. Adam has an interest in improving sports performance and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA.

Adam enjoys spending most of his free time with his wife and three kids and also finding time to run, bike, hike, and do woodworking or anything else he can outdoors.

Chris Hoekstra - Tualatin Physical Therapy

Chris Hoekstra, PT, DPT

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

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 TAI Orthopaedic Clinical Residency program and Director of Research for TAI.

Chris’ 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 aide treatment of complex conditions. He also enjoys working with athletes of all ages and skill levels, both for injury prevention and management.

As a native Oregonian, he enjoys participating in numerous outdoor activities and spending time with his wife and three sons.

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Bhavana Reddy, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Bhavana grew up in Beaverton, Oregon. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Puget Sound in 2006 following a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science from Oregon State University. Before joining Therapeutic Associates in May 2017, Bhavana worked for the last ten years at Kaiser Permanente.

She enjoys working with patients of all ages and abilities and has special interest in sports performance, post-operative rehabilitation and fall prevention. Bhavana is enthusiastic about working together with her patients to help them reach their individual goals. She plans on expanding her manual therapy skills through North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy (NAIOMT), and become certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA).

When she is not in the clinic, Bhavana spends her time running and racing, volunteering at Forward Stride, riding and her showing her horse and gardening. Her and husband are members of Team Red Lizard Running Club and live in Portland with their dog, Roxie.

Eric Falquist - Stafford Hills

Eric Falquist, PT, MPT

Physical Therapist

Eric graduated with his degree in Physical Therapy from California State University Long Beach in 2014. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Portland State University in 2009. He worked as a wildlife biologist before pursuing a career in physical therapy.

He has worked in a variety of clinics throughout Oregon where he has learned a wide array of techniques to apply across a diverse patient population. He is currently taking orthopedic classes through the North American Institue Of Orthopedic Manual Therapy and working toward advanced certification. He specializes in manual therapy including ASTYM, joint mobilization/manipulation, functional specific exercise training, along with pain neuroscience education.

In his free time, Eric enjoys mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, backpacking, and traveling.

Stafford Hills - Rachel Wachter

Rachel Wachter, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Rachel was born and raised in the pacific northwest, in Gig Harbor, Washington. She earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009 from Western University of Health Sciences following a B.S in kinesiology from California State University Northridge. Prior to joining Therapeutic Associates, Rachel practiced physical therapy in a pediatric setting where she worked with children of all ability levels, such as cerebral palsy, genetic disorders, birth injuries and general orthopedics. She has extensive training in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT), neuroplasticity, biomechanics, myofascial release and is expanding her training into women’s health. Rachel is a John F. Barnes trained Myofascial Release therapist and approaches her patients with a holistic, whole mind and body approach. Her treatments are unique as they address all the bodies systems utilizing long sustained holds, soft tissue mobilizations, mobilizations with movement, and therapeutic activities to help restore the body to a painfree, functional state.

Outside of the clinic Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children. She also likes finding new adventures in Oregon from hiking, biking, boating, rock climbing and skydiving. She’s happiest when surrounded by nature and her family.

Brice Leion - TAI Physical Therapy at Stafford Hills

Brice Leion

Administrative Coordinator