Sandra StrykerPT, MPT, COMT, FAAOMPT
- Bachelors (BS) in Biology Pennsylvania State University
- Masters (MPT) in Physical Therapy, Shenandoah University
- Fellow (FAAOMPT) of American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy, NAIOMT
- Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT)
- Certified Orthopedic Manipulative Physical Therapist COMT
- Publication “Fear-Avoidance Beliefs and Clinical Outcomes for Patients Seeking Outpatient Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions”, JOSPT, April 2011
- Publication “Comparison of work-related fear-avoidance beliefs across different anatomical locations with musculoskeletal pain”, Journal of Pain Research, August 2011
- Grant Recipient for Chronic Pain Patients with Care Oregon system 2011
- License # 03887
- American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
- Orthopedics Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
- Women’s Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
- Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
- Oregon Physical Therapy Association (OPTA)
Favorite Food – Chocolate…it should have its own layer in the food pyramid!
Favorite Book/Movie – I am a voracious reader. The best book I’ve read in the last few years was “Let the Great World Spin” by Colum McCann. I love reading the New Yorker and anything by Malcolm Gladwell and Atul Gawande. I often read books that my patients recommend!
Favorite Sport – Hard to say; I love all sports. I enjoy trying new ones all the time. I played competitive basketball and did track and field as a kid.
Erin CourtneyDPT, B.S.
- Bachelors (B.S) in Physiology, Michigan State University
- Doctorate (DPT) in Physical Therapy, Wayne State University
- License# 60540
-Favorite Food: Coffee!
-Favorite Book/Movie: East of Eden by John Steinbeck, I collect vintage Steinbeck novels.
-Favorite Sport: Hockey- I grew up watching the Ferris State Bulldogs from the university in my hometown and the Detroit Red Wings.
I love everything outdoors! I spent six summers working at a girl scout camp in Michigan and have a passion for backpacking, hiking, and canoeing. I especially enjoy learning new skills and volunteering at outdoor education programs. As a college student I started running and have really grown to love the challenge (and the amount of chocolate that running half marathons allows you to consume).
Brandon LittleDPT, B.S.
- Bachelor (B.S.) in Health Sciences, Oakland University
- Doctorate (DPT) in Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh
I grew up in a city South of Detroit, MI with a younger brother. I attended Oakland University for my B.S and then moved to Pittsburgh to obtain my Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh. Shortly after graduating I married my wife Laura and then we traveled across the country to start our life in the beautiful state of Oregon. I enjoy getting lost in the outdoors, cooking new recipes, and hanging out with my wife and our 4 year old Boxer Charlie.
-Favorite Food: Anything barbecued, coffee, and homemade pizza
-Favorite Books: 1984 (Orwell), Brave New World (Huxley), Paddle Your Own Canoe (Offerman)
-Favorite TV Show: The Office
-Long walks in the woods
-Watching College football and hockey
Favorite Food: How do I choose? Chocolate, shellfish and almost any fruit would have to vie for top billing on my menu.
Favorite Book: Favorite books are the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien. (The movies did not capture the beauty of Tolkien’s prose for me.)
Favorite Sport: Scuba. The peace and quiet, and the beauty of the underwater world entrances me. It has allowed me to explore some really lovely parts of our world.
Charleen HallOffice Manager
Jennifer NordgaardPractice & Community Liaison
Fav Food: Anything my husband makes (and chocolate!)
Fav Book: To Kill a Mockingbird
Fav Movie: Any John Hughes movie from the 80s
Fav Sports Team: Denver Broncos and Portland Trailblazers
Emily KaemmerlenPhysical Therapist
I have always been fascinated with movement. Through my passion for dance, I began to realize the possibilities of movement as a tool for healing and empowerment. As a physical therapist, I have the opportunity to help people improve their understanding of their bodies, relieve pain, improve function, and reach their larger life goals. Physical therapy is an ever-growing field that will allow me to continue learning and expanding my skills. I love the daily interactions I get to have with my patients as we work together to reach their goals.
I grew up in Tillamook, OR with a younger brother. I spent much of my free time growing up dancing at the local studio, studying ballet, tap, and jazz. I went to Western Oregon University and earned degrees in psychology and dance. From there I lived in Chicago, IL and Olympia, WA before moving to NYC to do a movement studies program at the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies. My love of movement led me to work as a movement trainer at a physical therapy office. This job ignited my passion for physical therapy and I returned to school once again to earn a degree in physical therapy at Columbia University. After 11 years in NYC, I’m excited to be living on the west coast again. I love the outdoors, traveling, and hanging out with my 17 year old cat and 4 year old black lab.
Favorite Food: Raspberries, pizza, and coffee
Favorite Books: I love to read and always have a stack of books waiting for me! I fell in love with the Harry Potter series years ago and keep coming back to them as a place of adventure and imagination.
Favorite Sport: Dancing!
Favorite Things To Do Outside Work: I love hiking, being outdoors, and kayaking. I love going to cozy coffee shops and good bookstores.