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

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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.

  • Rennie McVicker Office Manager

    Rennie McVicker

    Office Manager

    Rennie was born and raised in NE Portland. After completing her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Westmont College in Santa Barbara and spending some time abroad in Uganda, she is excited to be joining Therapydia’s team back in her old stomping grounds! In her free time, you can find her relaxing in a hammock, reading at a local coffee shop, or taking a day trip to the beach.


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 was excellent. He taught me new information about my condition – the muscles involved and … view more  

    Chris M.

    October 05, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     The exercises I learned helped a ton and felt tailored to my fitness level. I’ll be back here for … view more  

    Steve S.

    October 03, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Experience has been great. Everyone is attentive and very nice. Therapist is clearly knowledgeabl … view more  

    Joan S.

    October 03, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Tony is very attentive and really knows his stuff. Explains things in a helpful way. Good sense o … view more  

    Amanda B

    September 29, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     I have been working with Tony on various issues over the last couple years. While my recovery has … view more  

    Coral C.

    September 28, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Tony is fantastic – he is great at making me feel comfortable and never makes me feel embarrassed … view more  

    Laura Richardson

    September 28, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     My experience working with Tony has been great. I went from not being able to deadlift due to low … view more  


    September 26, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Tony’s guidance is clear, professional, helpful. He is also able to be personable. One week when … view more  

    Joan Beck

    September 26, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Jamie was a huge part in my recovery from my concussion. She was always willing to listen, try ne … view more  

    Christian Milbank

    September 23, 2022
  • 5 stars happy physical therapy customers
     Jamie is nice, friendly, professional and incredibly knowledgeable. (She deserves a raise.)  

    John Moore

    September 22, 2022

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  • 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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