Therapydia Portland

Experience The Difference

Whether you’re looking to recover from an injury, improve your athletic performance, or just make sure your mechanics are performing at the optimal level, we’re here to help you along your path to lifetime wellness.

  • One-on-one, hands-on treatments designed around your unique body and goals
  • Tailored exercise programs to improve movement and function
  • Pinpoint to the root cause of your condition for lasting pain relief

Contact Us

2808 E. Burnside St. 
Portland, OR 97214
Phone: (503) 477-4802
Fax: (503) 477-9395

Email: info@therapydiaportland.com

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Our Team

  • Tony D'Ovidio, DPT Physical Therapist

    Tony D’Ovidio, DPT

    Clinic Director

    Tony received his doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) degree from Boston University in 2014. While studying, he also worked as a strength and conditioning coach for club sports teams including rugby, ice hockey, and volleyball as well as both the Army and Navy ROTC and individuals of myriad fitness levels.

    Passionate about continued learning and providing optimal care for patients, Tony completed a Manual Therapy Certificate (MTC) program in 2017 and became an orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) in 2018. He also completed a fellowship program in orthopedic manual physical therapy through Belling College in 2021.

    His clinical philosophy revolves around strong patient communication and education, expert manual therapy skills, and the prescription of exercise for both rehabilitation and performance. He particularly enjoys working with active individuals and promoting long-term health and fitness through an intelligent approach to training.

    In his free time Tony enjoys calisthenics and kettlebell training, hiking, cooking, walking his dog, and travel.

  • Brenden Thompson, PT, DPT

    Brenden Thompson, DPT

    Physical Therapist

    Brenden is a born and raised Oregonian. He has lived in the greater Portland area for his entire life and doesn’t
    plan on leaving anytime soon. Brenden received his doctorate in physical therapy from George Fox University in 2018.

    He is an enthusiast for all outpatient orthopedic conditions and is always willing and ready to learn more as his experience grows. He has additional training and education in treatment of tendinopathy, persistent pain, and treatment of the lumbar and cervical spine.

    His ultimate goal with the people he works with is to encourage and empower with a positive and honest
    environment to create a change in their pain experience. He believes that education is the foundation to making progress and getting people back to doing the activities they enjoy in life.

    Outside the clinic, Brenden’s recent hobby has been playing disc golf. Besides that he enjoys spending time weight training, being with friends, and spending time with his wife, Gloria, and his cat, Lexi.

  • Ryan Eckert, DPT Physical Therapist

    Ryan Eckert, DPT

    Physical Therapist

    Ryan, originally from Northern California, received his B.S. in Human Biology from UCSD in 2013 before obtaining his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco State University in 2019. During that time he studied with top myofascial decompression and running biomechanics researchers and is excited to bring these findings into his clinical work. Prior to his studies, Ryan was a former all-conference NCAA track and field athlete and has worked with a diverse range of clients over the last 5 years in a variety of rehab and training settings. Additionally, he is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment(SFMA) and Rocktape, and holds a Russian Kettlebell Certification (RKC) that provides him with the knowledge of how to modify and adapt exercises and manual treatments to optimize results of people seeking improvements in both their everyday and athletic lives. When not at the clinic you can find Ryan exploring Portland via trail, bike, on the water or brewery and enjoying the outdoors.

  • Jamie Cowan, DPT Physical Therapist

    Jamie Cowan, DPT

    Physical Therapist

    Jamie received her doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) degree from Touro University Nevada in 2019. Prior to this she received a B.S. in Human Physiology from the University of Oregon. Following her graduation from her DPT program Jamie worked under a team of 12 orthopedic surgeons for the first 18 months of her career. Under this team she was able to fine tune her pre-hab and post-op recovery skills as well as preventative care. She has expertise in post-operative recovery following joint replacements, labral repairs, ACL reconstruction, meniscus repairs, and rotator cuff repairs. She is passionate about patient education in addition to exercise and manual therapy techniques in order to obtain the best possible outcomes for her patients. Jamie has a special interest in total body health and wellbeing and strives to be a good example for her patients. She utilizes a balanced approach to physical therapy focusing on the whole patient as an individual by customizing an expert program to meet their functional needs. Outside the clinic, Jamie enjoys weight lifting, yoga, and spending time with her two dogs hiking and exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

  • Colleen Sullivan

    Michael Burge

    Office Coordinator

    Michael was born and raised in Portland and has no intention of leaving the city anytime soon. Since he graduated from George Fox University in 2015, Michael’s work experience has helped him foster strong skills in patient service and communication. Michael brings a sense of welcoming and warmth to every interaction and loves being able to provide top-tier service with a great attitude.

    During his free time, Michael enjoys biking, cooperative video games, novels, and walks with his terrier mix, Samson.


Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Sport Rehab

Sport Rehab & Performance Training

Run Analysis

Run Assessment

annual pt assessment

Baseline Screens

pre post partum physical therapy

Pre/Post Partum Physical Therapy


  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Brenden is so knowledgeable, approachable, and understanding, which has made the experience of su … view more  


    May 13, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Brenden was positive and exceeding expectations! He even just put up with me!  


    May 11, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Jamie with Therapydia did a great job with me following my two total knee replacements. She alwa … view more  


    April 30, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Provided great info that was clear and actionable. Loved the measurable results approach. Loved t … view more  

    Nicole Casta

    April 29, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Happy I could treat the overall picture. I like how individualized and flexible my recovery is.  

    Kye Doran

    April 29, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Tony is as professional as it gets. He’s a real one. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience … view more.  

    Thomas Do

    April 29, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Tony provided excellent feedback, modifications to my program, is encouraging and a good listener … view more  

    Laura Gadley

    April 29, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     It has been fantastic. Tony and I have focused on rebuilding from an injury by building a fitness … view more  

    Max Fassnacht

    April 28, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     I feel comfortable here and Tony has explained in detail what we are doing with my muscles and wh … view more  

    Katharine Wills

    April 27, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     I am very pleased with the exercises given to strengthen my balance. I feel the improvement and a … view more  

    Peter Thacker

    April 26, 2022

Contact Us

  • Monday

    7:00 am to 7:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    7:00 am to 7:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    7:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Thursday

    7:00 am to 7:00 pm

  • Friday

    7:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • Saturday & Sunday


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Same & next day appointments available