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male physical therapist Dan Morlan

DAN MORLAN

PHYSICAL THERAPIST/CO-FOUNDER

Dan Morlan is passionate about helping people to not only recover from injury, but transform their lives through the pursuit of an active lifestyle. His physical therapy specialties include soccer, running, golf, baseball, basketball and tennis with special training in functional rehabilitation and treating neurological components of orthopedic injuries.

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female physical therapist Melissa Morlan

MELISSA MORLAN

PHYSICAL THERAPIST/CO-FOUNDER

Melissa co-founded Active Edge Physical Therapy under the vision of empowering patients to take an active role in health and prevention of future injury. Her athletic background includes competing as a member of her college crew team and completing 15 marathons as a competitive distance runner. A graduate of Regis University in Denver, Melissa holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and competed her Stott Pilates training in 2010. She applies this training to her passion for treating hip and low back/sacral injuries, specializing in runners and pregnant women. She loves partnering with patients wishing to regain or expand their ability to live active, healthy lives.

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female physical therapist Kelsey Steinhorst

KELSEY STEINHORST

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Kelsey likes working with individuals looking to improve their speed, mobility or coordination on the playing field, especially tennis, basketball and softball/baseball athletes. Additionally, she enjoys helping individuals who may be past their competitive sports days, but are looking for a way to get back into an active, healthy lifestyle.

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female physical therapist Lauren Koch

LAUREN KOCH

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Lauren enjoys working with people to help them achieve their goals and return to a healthy lifestyle by creating specific individualized rehabilitation/training programs aimed at restoring function and optimizing performance both on and off the field. Her education and prior experience have enabled her to develop comprehensive treatment strategies for a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions ranging from sports injuries to chronic low back pain to post surgical rehabilitation.

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female physical therapist Rachel Wilkinson

RACHEL WILKINSON

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Rachel graduated from Northern Arizona University with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has a variety of personal experience with various methods of fitness including CrossFit, yoga, Olympic lifting, running and sports including soccer, track and cross-country. Rachel is passionate about educating her patients to promote self-care, injury prevention and a healthy, capable lifestyle. She specializes in functional rehabilitation centered around manual therapy with the integration of specifically tailored therapeutic exercise. It is of utmost importance to her to help her patients return to their desired level of function.

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MATTHEW “Matty” YAVORSKY

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Matty earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Washington University in Saint Louis. He enjoys treating people from all walks of life, whether you are returning to sport, recovering from injury, or re-learning how to walk. Matty’s utilizes his experiences in hiking, backpacking, and sport, along with his training in the treatment of movement system impairments, to help you optimize function and achieve your goals.

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LANCE NELSON

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Lance graduated from Regis University in Denver, Colorado with his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. As a member of the 2004 Linfield College DIII National Championship football team and a sprinter on the track team, Lance brings his experience as an athlete to athletes of all ages. Lance’s passions include helping patients recover from total joint replacements, treating the “aging athlete” and helping people return to the activities they love. Lance prides himself on building a strong rapport with his patients while always keeping their individual functional goals as his top priority. In his free time, Lance enjoys attending Blazers games, hiking, fishing, cycling, and anything outdoors.

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male personal trainer John Petert

JOHN PETERT

PERSONAL TRAINER

John graduated from Portland State University with B.S. degrees in Exercise Science and Teacher Education. He continued through graduate school and earned a M.S.T. in Exercise Science and Sports Studies. After graduating John taught weight-training and golf classes.

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female personal trainer Willee Broberg

WILLEE BROBERG

PERSONAL TRAINER/RUNNING COACH

Willee has extensive certifications and is certified in personal training with specialty training in special populations, running and functional strength. She has experience working with a variety of ages, fitness levels and sports specific individuals. She uses a variety of strategies and coaching techniques founded in research and experience based methods that are effective, efficient and individually based. Partnering, encouraging and listening with individuals, she helps prepare the individual to successfully meet their goals. She believes in a balanced approach which reflects realistic and priority driven goals. After graduating from college and starting a family Willee began competition in triathlons and running races.

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male personal trainer Zach Webster

ZACH WEBSTER

PERSONAL TRAINER

Zach is a certified personal trainer and physical therapy aide. He is currently a third year student at Portland State and is majoring in health sciences with a pre-physical therapy track. In high school, Zach participated in baseball and cross country. He also has significant experience with Olympic lifting, running, and triathlons. Zach enjoys working with athletes and employs different exercise techniques to help them accomplish their fitness goals.

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male personal trainer Michael Hargitt

MICHAEL HARGITT

PERSONAL TRAINER

Michael Hargitt is an ACE certified Personal Trainer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from Pacific University. Michael has experience with a variety of ages and has worked with many local athletic teams. He likes to keep his workouts simple, fun, educational, and progressive. His specialties include: HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), Sport Specific Training, Long Term Weight Loss, Body weight exercise and High Volume Lifting.

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male personal trainer Dylan Lutz

DYLAN LUTZ

PHYSICAL THERAPY AIDE/PERSONAL TRAINER

Dylan is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist as well as a graduate from the University of Oregon with a B.S. degree in Human Physiology. He allocates his time at ActiveEdge between teaching a variety of fitness classes and working as an aide.

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female athletic trainer Becca Feuerherd

BECCA FEUERHERD

ATHLETIC TRAINER

Becca is a certified athletic trainer who splits her time providing sports medicine services to the athletes of West Linn High School and working as an aide at ActiveEdge. She has worked with a variety of elite athletes, including the men’s and women’s US National Speedskating Teams.

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male athletic trainer Bryce Gillespie

BRYCE GILLESPIE

ATHLETIC TRAINER

Bryce is a certified Athletic Trainer, who splits his time between Active Edge while providing sports medicine coverage to all of the Wilsonville High School athletics programs. Bryce specializes in acute injury evaluations, trauma care, therapeutic rehabilitation, sports performance training, Motus and kinesio taping techniques along with venue specific emergency action planning. He has worked with and provided coverage to a variety of elite athletes and events ranging from USA Track & Field Olympic Trials, Rugby, professional Rodeo along with many others.

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OLIVIA TERRIS

DIETITIAN

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female office manager Tallie Purkey

TALLIE PURKEY

OFFICE MANAGER

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