He’s an eternal optimist who always tries to find a silver lining. A former collegiate football and soccer player, Scott loves sports and is both a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a Physical Therapist.
After double majoring in Wellness Program Management and Athletic Training, Scott pursued his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from Creighton University in Omaha. He loves getting to know his patients and hearing about their dreams, passions and what truly motivates them. At OPT, he appreciates the patient-centered, fun and engaging environment as well as the community it creates.
- Doctor of Physical Therapy – Creighton University 2014
- Bachelor of Arts in Athlete Training & Wellness Program Management – Graceland University 2008.
- Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
- Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist (OCS)
When Scott isn’t working or studying for his Board Certification in Orthopedics, you’ll find him hiking, camping and spending time with his friends.
Growing up as a competitive ski racer and premier soccer player, Nicole sustained many sports injuries and was greatly impacted by her experience as a physical therapy patient. Her physical therapist helped her return to competition stronger and improve her quality of life overall.
Nicole earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Pacific University after graduating from Washington State University, where she was an Academic All-American in ski racing. As a physical therapist, Nicole loves helping her patients get back to what they love to do, better and stronger than before.
She appreciates OPT’s commitment to quality patient care and community service. Nicole wants her patients to know that she will always strive to get to the root of the problem and do her part to make physical therapy a challenging and fun experience.
Doctor of Physical Therapy- Pacific University
Bachelor Degree- Washington State University
When she is not working, Nicole loves to do anything active. She continues to ski and play soccer, and also enjoys running, boating in the summer and snowmobiling in the winter. Her favorite vacation spots are Chelan, WA and Bend, OR.
After graduating from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee, Hanna decided to study physical therapy in graduate school to learn more about the interaction between the mind, body and spirit. In 2017, she graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from South College in Knoxville, Tennessee.
As a Physical Therapist, she loves developing relationships with a wide variety of people, and the challenge of figuring out how to best help each person. Hanna says, “I want to do anything I can to make my patients’ lives better. I want them to feel like they can be open and honest with me, so I can really understand where they’re at.”
Doctor of Physical Therapy- South College
Bachelor Degree- Christian Brothers University
You can find Hanna both coaching and playing volleyball in her free time. Her love for volleyball also led her to play in the semi-pro Puget Sound Premier Volleyball League. Hanna also loves to spend time with her family.
She loves music, sings and plays in the handbell choir at her church. Evie is also a flute player, board/trivia game player and reader who adores authors Janet Evanovich and Catherine Coulter.
After earning her BS in Biology from Concordia University Irvine, working as a Physical Therapy Aide and experiencing chronic low back pain herself, Evie went to Whatcom Community College to become a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). She sees physical therapy as the perfect combination of teaching, helping people, and learning about the amazing human body. Getting to know her patients personally and helping them return to the things they love are what Evie finds most fulfilling about being a PTA. Working at OPT, she appreciates that no day is ever exactly the same and the opportunity to treat a wide variety of people.
- BS in Biology from Concordia University Irvine
New cultures, food and languages intrigue Evie. Although her favorite vacation spot is Hawaii, she once jumped through a hole in the Alaskan ice…on purpose.
With a cat named Boots, a guppy named Gorgon and an aquatic snail named Frank, it’s no surprise that Paul enjoys good jokes and random trivia. He also loves paddle boarding, hiking and hip hop history.
As a Licensed Massage Practitioner (LMP), Paul strives to improve the quality of life for his patients while also advancing his clinical skills. He graduated from Cortiva Institute and enjoys his diverse patient caseload at OPT. Ongoing learning and the opportunity to help people are his favorite things about his work as an LMP.
When he’s not working, Paul hopes you will find him relaxing on a warm beach with soft sand.
- Cortiva Institute
- BS-Sports Medicine, Purdue University 2007
Running, Hiking, and Swimming
After a positive experience in physical therapy as a patient recovering from a back injury, Breauna wanted to help others achieve the same amazing results! She graduated from the Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) program at Green River Community College, and finds joy in helping people return to what they love to do.
- Physical Therapist Assistant
In her free time, Breauna loves to work on cars and do paddleboard yoga. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, camping, wakeboarding and running.
She wants her patients to know she truly cares about their needs, and helping them return to a fully functional life without pain.