Gwen was born and raised in Washington and grew up as a competitive swimmer and basketball player. Gwen swam collegeiately at Willamette University and dealt with several injuries to her shoulder thus sparking her interest in Physical Therapy. She went on to complete her Physical Therapy degree in Southern California at Azusa Pacific University. Upon completion of her degree Gwen spent several years working in Orthopedics, specifically working with high school athletes, as well as individuals who are active in running and various other activities in the Portland area. Gwen specialized in treating shoulder injuries with swimmers and spent a season coaching with the Lake Oswego High School Swim Team as well as working with the Portland Aquatic Club hosting courses on strength and conditioning to help with injury prevention and strength development in young swimmers. In 2019 Gwen began earning her certification for Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy and since this time has worked with various women and individuals who experience pelvic pain and incontinence as well as women who are seeking guidance for exercise during pregnancy or post partum. Gwen takes joy in helping individuals learn how to live the lifestyle they want without fear of pain.
Pelvic Floor Certified Physical Therapist via Herman and Wallace
Azusa Pacific University, Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Willamette University, BA in Psychology
Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
Pregnancy Rehabiliation & Post Partum Rehabiliation and return to exercise
Post operative rehabiliation
Strength training for injury prevention
Gwen has two children, her daughter is 2 years old and her son is 6 months old. They keep her and her husband busy.
Gwen grew up routing for the Seattle Seahawks fun and her husband converted her to a Portland Trail Blazers fan.
Gwen loves Oregon and all the fun things that the outdoors have to offer here.
Gwens favorite splurge coffee drink is an apple crisp oatmilk machiatto.
Fun Fact when Gwen first graduated from college she worked as a flight attendant.
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