Physical therapy can help you recover from an injury or surgery, and can help you manage a chronic condition. At St. Luke's Rehabilitation our services can address a wide range of issues, including arthritis, work injuries, sports injuries, and pain management.
Our team also includes neuropsychology specialists, who test for memory and cognitive problems related to suspected neurological conditions, like brain injury, stroke, dementia, or other diseases or conditions affecting the brain. We can help characterize cognitive problems and offer recommendations and educations to you and your primary care physician.
Michael Clarke, PT, DPT, OCS has expertise in rehabilitating orthopedic and sport-related injuries for all ages. He strives to provide the best orthopedic care for all conditions, with special interests and training in managing spine and chronic pain conditions. He is passionate about educating and empowering his patients with the tools necessary for them to achieve their goals.
Michael earned his doctorate in physical therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. He also completed his orthopedic residency program through Evidence in Motion.
Diane Goodman, PT is a physical therapist on St. Luke's osteoporosis team. She focuses on general orthopedics in an outpatient setting.
Emily Ohlin, PT, SCS specializes in working with patients with lower extremity injuries (hip, knee, ankle, and foot). She enjoys working with athletes to return them to sport as quickly and safely as possible, reducing the risk of re-injury. Emily has special interest is assisting cyclists on and off the bike in bike fitting for comfort, injury prevention, and performance enhancement, as well as correcting movement dysfunction to reduce injury risk.
Emily is board certified as a sports specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association, and is a member of the Oregon Physical Therapy Association and the International Sports Physical Therapy Association. She has presented at professional conferences on Functional Testing for Return to Sport; Assessment and Treatment for the Athlete's Pelvis, Sacrum and Lumbar Spine for ATC; and Lower Extremity Biomechanics of Cycling and Bike Fit.
Emily earned her bachelor's degree in physical therapy from Marquette University and is licensed to practice in both Oregon and Idaho.
Allison Phillips, PT, DPT earned her doctorate of physical therapy from Northern Arizona University, and she treats a variety of patients, including those with orthopedic and neurologic diagnoses. She is passionate about treating movement disorders, such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis, as well as people recovering from stroke or other brain injuries. Allison currently speaks at the Meridian New Moms group every few months about functional fitness and caring for your body while pregnant. She has presented on Parkinson's disease and persistent hospital-acquired delirium to healthcare providers in varying clinics.
Brendan Rourick, PT, DPT, GCS is a board certified physical therapist providing outpatient therapy with a focus on orthopedics, neurologics, and geriatrics. He works with a variety of movement disorders and has a special interest in helping the aging population stay active. He has experience in occupational rehabilitation, pain management, Parkinson's disease, vestibular disorders, and wheelchair seating and positioning.
Brendan is board certified as a geriatric specialist and is an American Physical Therapy Association advanced clinical instructor; he enjoys mentoring physical therapy student interns. He earned his doctorate degree in physical therapy from the University of Iowa. In his free time, he enjoys running, hiking, and biking.
Shawn Wood PT, DPT, OCS specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunctions in adolescent to geriatric patients. He enjoys educating patients on their health and working with them to keep active throughout their lives. He also works with spinal dysfunction, athletic injuries, chronic pain, hypermobility and concussion syndromes, and vestibular dysfunction. He has his orthopedic certification and serves as site manager for St. Luke's Rehabilitation: Meridian.
Mary Beth Zuercher, PT, DPT specializes in pelvic rehabilitation. She is a graduate of the College of Idaho and she earned her doctorate in physical therapy from Idaho State University.
Inflammation of the joints in one or more areas of the body. There are over 100 different types of arthritis.
This common condition affects more than 80% of us at some point, and is not usually indicative of a serious spine problem.
Swelling and fluid retention in the arms and legs.