Meet Our Team

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Victoria Bryson, PT, DPT

Clinic Director | Physical Therapist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Victoria earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences. She received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science, with emphasis on biomechanical research in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine from Seattle Pacific University.

Victoria has completed the Orthopedic Clinical Residency Program, which includes extensive manual therapy training through the North American Institute of Manual Therapy (NAIOMT). She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has coached all levels of athletes to meet their sport-specific performance goals. Victoria’s specialties include throwing analysis and overhead athlete sport performance training, injury prevention through lifestyle modifications often assessed with tools such as Selective Functional Movement Assessments as well as the Functional Movement Screen (SFMA and FMS), manual therapy, and biomechanical gait analyses. Victoria has worked with members of the Major League Baseball (MLB) association as well as Olympic level track and field athletes utilizing her overhead athlete program for both rehabilitation and sport performance enhancement developed in her Residency.

Victoria brings empathy to the practice, as she has experienced firsthand the success of skilled Physical Therapy as a multi-sport athlete, once temporarily wheelchair-bound, and strives to pass on this hope by getting patients back to the activities they love with an evidence-based approach. She has participated in sports such as softball/baseball, basketball, volleyball, hockey, lacrosse, gymnastics, wakeboarding/snowboarding, yoga/pilates, and track bringing a unique and personal perspective to biomechanical focused rehabilitation simulating each sport. She continues to play and coach team sports as well as mentor young athletes.

Leala Baker - West Linn Physical Therapy

Leala Baker, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Leala earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago. She received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science, with a minor in Psychology from Michigan Technological University.

During graduate school Leala was active in clinical research, designing and writing a study analyzing gait including potential for falls and injury. She enjoys working with the entire age spectrum from young athletes to the aging adult as she is passionate about the one on one sessions and individualized care we provide to meet your specific goals together. Leala will continue her education and clinical skills with Therapeutic Associates in order to obtain her Certification in Strength and Conditioning (CSCS) and continue towards Therapeutic Associates’ Orthopedic Residency Program.

Leala played soccer, tennis, and bowling in her high school days and participated in intramural soccer and volleyball throughout her undergraduate and graduate schooling. As an athlete, she is able to determine techniques and biomechanics necessary for optimal performance in sport. In her spare time, Leala enjoys outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, yoga, kayaking, mountain biking, and snowboarding, especially with her puppy.