Bethany Newell - Therapeutic Associates Wilsonville Physical Therapy

Bethany Newell, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Bethany is passionate about all aspects of patient care and musculoskeletal rehab, with particular interest in athletic injuries and balance and safety associated with falls following injury or as a progression of aging. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in May 2017 after multiple internships with emphasis on athletic, post-surgical, and general orthopedic rehabilitation.

Bethany believes in the importance of engaging each patient in their health journey, building healthy habits to create a lifestyle free from preventable injury.

Bethany grew up in Central Texas, and moved to Oregon to escape the heat and enjoy the hiking, biking, swimming, climbing, and rain available on the West Coast.

Blog Posts written by Bethany Newell

Would a PT be able to help with pain from a trimalleolar fracture?

I am ten days out of surgery for a trimalleolar fracture with displacement, due to severe trauma. One plate, many screws were placed in surgery, and  I am now in a boot with no PT recommended at this point. Would a PT be able to help in any way? Is there anything that can be done?

How do I correct external tibial rotation or torsion?

How do I correct external tibial rotation or torsion?

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3 Tips for Staying Hydrated This Summer

As summer approaches, spending more time outdoors sounds more and more appealing. How do we know when and how much to drink to stay hydrated, especially in summer?

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Lingering shoulder pain that won't go away. How can I fix this?

Four months ago, I was in a left arm sling for a different injury. I reached wrong, and felt and heard a dull pop in my bicep region, but no discoloring or sharp, lasting pain. Just a bit of soreness. However, the soreness turned into impingement syndrome, which I have since mostly dealt with....

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Balance: What Is It and How Do We Improve It?

Despite how much we rely on good balance throughout a given day, most of us rarely take the time to think about what gives us "good" or "bad" balance. In fact, most of us are not aware of the complex processes that go into doing something as "simple" as walking in a straight line without tipping over, unless we have fallen or lost our balance ourselves at some point. So, what is balance?