Meet Our Team

Adam Wachter - Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy at Stafford Hills

Adam Wachter

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist

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 and injury prevention. 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

Physical Therapist

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.


Bhavana Reddy

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

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.

Rachel Wachter

Physical Therapist
Jennifer Allender - Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy at Stafford Hills

Jennifer Allender

Administrative Supervisor

Jennifer Allender has worked for TAI Tualatin Physical Therapy since 2006 as our front office coordinator. She has 24 years of experience in the Medical field, including billing, front office, back office, hands-on patient care, and medical office management. She strives to make each patient feel welcome in the clinic while providing the highest level of customer service possible. She is very passionate about her job and enjoys working with the patients at TAI Tualatin.

In her personal life, she met her husband of 17 years on a blind date, and they are busy raising three sons. Her passions include attending her sons’ sporting events, which include football, wrestling, lacrosse, water polo, and track. She has picked up the love for running and enjoys many 5K’s and is busy training for the next Hood To Coast Relay. She also enjoys quiet time at the beach when her schedule allows it.