Jeremy Hilliard, PT, DPT
Jeremy received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Pacific University in 2008. Since then he has practiced in the outpatient orthopedic arena with a special interest in manual therapy treatment techniques to compliment therapeutic exercises. He is passionate about continuing education opportunities and has taken multiple courses to enhance his knowledge and skills. He has also been invited as a guest lecturer for the Oregon Podiatric Medical Association as well as Pacific University. His treatment approach is patient-specific but typically incorporates manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, and a large amount of patient education to help people understand their bodies and how to help manage their injury and reduce future injuries.
In addition to maintaining a full-time clinical schedule, Jeremy is active professionally on both a local and national scale. He is an adjunct faculty member at Pacific University's School of Physical Therapy, assisting students with learning the intricacies of the human body in anatomy and orthopedics. He has also participated as a lab assistant with a widely respected manual therapy organization, the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, and is a board member of the Oregon Orthopedic Physical Therapy Study Group which provides quality continuing education opportunities for practicing physical therapists. He is an active member of the APTA and OPTA including involvement with the Government Affairs Committee and is currently the Director of the Oregon Physical Therapy PAC. Jeremy was recently recognized nationally with the APTA's Emerging Leader Award which is annually given to just fifteen individuals nationwide.
Jeremy was born and raised in Yakima, WA, and continues to enjoy living in the Great Northwest. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Seattle Pacific University in Exercise Science in 2001. On weekends you will likely find him golfing, hiking, snowboarding, or relaxing and enjoying good food, drink, and conversation with some close friends.
Ryan Nall, PT, DPT
Ryan is the clinic director of East Vancouver Proactive Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy. He graduated from Pacific University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2008. His specialties include manual joint and soft tissue mobilization techniques using the Maitland approach out of Australia, Myofascial release techniques to improve pain and flexibility, specific strength and conditioning training for athletes as well as weekend warriors, and a positive and fun attitude to make the rehab process very enjoyable.
Ryan practices the ASTYM (augmented soft tissue mobilization) system to treat chronic as well as acute pain/dysfunction disorders and has had very much success with this treatment providing relief to some patients that have had problems for more than 30 years. This treatment has provided valuable for his injured workers, athletes, and many others who have been unable to engage in their recreational activities. For more information about this treatment please visit www.astym.com.
Additionally Ryan uses Kinesiotape to help with muscular/joint imbalances that may be causing pain or postural dysfunctions and is currently receiving training using TRX for strength, flexibility, and conditioning. For more information on Kinesiotape please visit http://www.kinesiotaping.com/, or for TRX information visit www.fitnessanywhere.com. Ryan has been trained in the McKenzie approach to treating spinal disorders and uses this technique when appropriate to improve pain/dysfunction.
In Ryan's spare time he really enjoys hiking, golfing, backpacking, travel, and outdoor activities. He is from the quaint town of Joseph, Oregon liked to a "small Swiss village" of where he discovered his love for exercise and the outdoors. Ryan attended Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR for his Bachelor of Science degree and is a Beaver Believer but does appreciate healthy conversation with Ducks, Huskies, and Cougar fans. Ryan would encourage any patient to come into Proactive if they are having pain or limitation with their daily, work, or recreational activities. Patients really enjoy the family feel that Proactive has to offer in addition to expertice clinical skills, compassion, and treatment.