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Physical Therapist Portland & Oregon City, OR

Lynne Pedersen, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, ATC

Lynne received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Creighton University in 1996. She has prior Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering, and worked as an electrical engineer, changing careers in 1992. Lynne is a Level IV Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist with an Orthopedic Certification Specialty. Additional fellowship training resulted in becoming a fellow of AAOMPT. She became a NAIOMT Clinical Fellowship Instructor in 2009 assisting as a lab instructor. Lynne worked with the Olympic Club Rugby team in San Francisco for several years as a physical therapist, as well as helped several other football teams throughout her career. These have included San Jose State, Brooklyn Polytechnic, and Franklin H.S. in Portland. In addition, Lynne has been involved in helping athletes in a variety of sports including football, basketball, softball, soccer, wrestling, and racquet sports. This includes both men’s and women’s sports.

Her passion is using her skills in manual therapy to work on athletes of all ages. Other passions are mountaineering and climbing as a climb leader and volunteer instructor with the Mazamas, in addition to rock climbing, skiing, hiking, and snowshoeing. She has climbed many of the higher peaks in the Cascades and the Sierras, including Mt Rainier, Mt Baker, Mt Hood, and Mt Whitney. Lynne has been an orthopedic physical therapist for over 20 years, and her passion is to help athletes return to their passion. She has helped hundreds of athletes get back to their sport or recreational activity after an injury. this includes ultrarunners, marathoners, triathletes, and bicyclists, including mountain bikers. In addition, she can help you optimize your strength and performance to excel in your activity.