Success Stories

Jesse – Knee Pain
Meet Jesse, a patient who came to AOPT with bilateral knee pain due to riding horses and overuse from running. She battled with knee pain since high school, but years down the road her pain continued to get worse, so that’s when she decided to try PT. Jesse was very consistent and determined throughout her...
Keisha – Knee Strain
Meet Keisha, an active athlete who was injured just weeks before her first marathon. Read below her success story reflecting on the short time she spent in physical therapy: Sadly, three weeks before the 2016 Portland Marathon, I ended up with a knee injury from a rec-league basketball game. I was heartbroken, frustrated, and terrified...
Margaret – Brain Tumor
When I first started physical therapy at Advanced Orthopedic Physical Therapy, I could hardly walk at all. My husband had to help me to and from the car to all my doctor’s office visits. I walked hunched over, as if I was about to fall. I am on disability from four herniated discs in my back,...
Linda – Shoulder and Neck Pain
Meet Linda, one of our patients who has seen 90% improvement in a short amount of time in physical therapy. Linda came to AOPT because she was tired of having shoulder and neck pain that was worsening with simple daily activities. It got to the point where she could barely use her shoulder at all....
Tina – Back Pain
Meet Tina B., one of our patients who has changed her life tremendously. Tina had been struggling with back pain from a motor vehicle accident 20 years ago, and at the time did not seek treatment. In recent months she struggled to walk, and her pain progressively worsened to where she could no longer work...
Stephanie – Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction
Many people who suffer from TMJ disorder are unaware of the benefits of physical therapy. Meet Stephanie O. (pictured), who wanted to share her PT success story regarding this issue! I have suffered from Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder all my life. In my teens, the pain got much worse and I had jaw pain, headaches,...
Eva – Total Hip Replacement
Meet Eva Z., one of our current patients who has enlightened us with her journey to America. Eva was kind enough to share her story of escape during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. At the time of her escape, Eva was 18 and recently married to Sandor, a revolutionary sympathizer. The Russian communists were after...
Elizabeth – Knee Strain
In July of this year, I was practicing with my water polo team ready to work through a hard summer season. I have been very fortunate to never have had an injury as a year round competitive athlete. With that being said, I never had to go to physical therapy, and really didn’t know what...
Jace – Knee Strain
Jace is a college bound athlete, who is reliant on a healthy body to play his best on the basketball court. That being said, when he injured his knee awhile back, he came to AOPT hopeful to get back to basketball ASAP. Jace said he was “disappointed when I was misdiagnosed at the hospital, but...
Betty – Chronic Hip and Knee Pain
Meet Betty W., a patient who came to AOPT with chronic hip and knee pain. Betty was used to a very active lifestyle, walking two miles every morning with her husband, gardening, and many other activities. When her hips consistently interfered with her daily routine, she knew that she needed help. Betty had seen many...