Kelly O'Neill

Kelly O'Neill

PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

About

Kelly O’Neill earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. She is passionate about the physical and mental therapeutic benefits of movement and partnering with patients to develop a plan to return to an active and pain-free lifestyle. Kelly’s treatment approach combines hands-on manual work, specific therapeutic activities, and educating her patients how best to increase longevity, health, & happiness.

Kelly grew up in Lake Oswego and played a variety of sports but excelled most at Soccer and Running. In 2017, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology & Anatomy, as well as a degree in Psychology from the University of Oregon. During her time in Eugene, Kelly was a member of the Women’s Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field teams. Throughout her education Kelly has volunteered with a variety of organizations that work with people with special needs, including: Down Syndrome Network of Oregon, Special Olympics, and Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN).

In her free time Kelly enjoys skiing, running, and exploring new local restaurants/breweries. She has recently taken up bouldering.

Certifications/Training

  • Pursuing: Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
  • Pursuing: Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT)

Special Interests

  • Manual Therapy
  • Running performance, injury prevention and treatment
  • Athletic performance
  • Youth athletes and injury prevention

Q & A

What is your favorite Pandora Station?
Still Woozy, Glass Animals, Cautious Clay, Tame Impala, Tom Misch, and Khruangbin.

What is your favorite Sport to watch?
Soccer and Basketball.

If you could only eat one food or meal for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?
Burrito. Enough said.

What is your Starbucks order?
Hot: Vanilla or Chai Latte with Oat milk.
Cold: Cold brew with Oat milk.

Education

Graduate: Northwestern University (Chicago, IL), Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Hometown

Lake Oswego, OR

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