In September of 2001, Corvallis Physical Therapy opened it’s doors just off of Eastside Highway. They are conveniently located across the street from Corvallis High School at 1050 Eastside Highway. Their building has a gym, private patient treatment rooms, as well as a state of the art aquatic center with an integrated treadmill for advanced aquatic therapy.
Meet Our Providers:
Chris earned his Master’s of Physical Therapy as a graduate of the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota. Chris received his Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming. Chris worked for 2 years at Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie, Wyoming before joining the Hamilton Physical Therapy staff in April 2004. Although Chris has worked in acute care, the primary focus of his career has been orthopedics and most of his continuing education has been in this area. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Orthopedic Section. In March of 2009 Chris received national recognition becoming board certified in Orthopedics by the American Physical Therapy Association.
Chris enjoys hunting and fly-fishing with his wife, Katelyn in his private time.
Madeline is a Montana native who earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Montana in 2017. Prior to physical therapy school, she attended Boise State University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Fitness Evaluation and Programming. The focus of her education has been centered around provision of manual therapies and exercise prescription. While earning her Doctorate, she developed a love for oncology rehabilitation and pursued in depth training in lymphedema management through Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy. Additional elective coursework included running evaluation, shoulder rehabilitation, joint mobilization and manipulation, and management of foot and ankle injuries. Her future personal and professional interests lie in further development of manual therapy, orthopedic rehabilitation, and pelvic floor management.
Madeline and her husband, Todd, live in the Bitterroot valley with their miniature Schnauzer, Elly. From cross country skiing and sledding in the winter, to huckleberry picking and paddleboarding in the summers, Madeline and her husband enjoy spending time outdoors and adventuring. Her other hobbies include photography, baking, gardening, and reading.
Alison earned her degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant from Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Montana. During her PTA training, Alison worked with patients in neurological and orthopedic outpatient settings as well as gained experience in manual and aquatic therapies and sports medicine and rehabilitation. She focuses on functional and effective treatments and providing trust and respect to each of her patients. Alison plans to expand her clinical skills by attending continuing education courses and staying current with research and evidence-based treatments.
Alison also has a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology from the University of Montana and an Associates of Science in Equine Management from the University of Massachusetts. She enjoys boating, skiing, running, hiking, biking, horses, bird-watching, gardening and cooking.