Jesse Elliott, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Jesse was born and raised locally…
and came back after Physical Therapy school to be near family and the multitude of outdoor activities Southern Oregon has to offer. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pre-Physical Therapy from Oregon State University and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Arizona School of Health Sciences.
spending time with his wife and two kids fly fishing, camping, mountain biking and vintage land cruisers. He enjoys working in most areas of Physical Therapy but has special interests in shoulder, back and knee dysfunction. He believes empowering patients to help themselves is the key to healthy functional mobility.
Doubt has killed more dreams than failure ever has”
Jonathan Hill, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Jonathan was born and raised in Grants Pass…
and completed his Bachelors of Science in Biology in 2001. He later received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Northern Arizona University in 2008. After graduate school he has received specialized training in manual therapy techniques, splinting, total joint rehabilitation and Temporomandibular joint dysfunction. Jonathan’s clinical interests include working with both chronic and acute orthopedic dysfunction of the spine, shoulder, hip and knee. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys hiking, spending time outdoors, and participating in sports of all types. Jonathan and his wife Christie (also a native of Grants Pass) live in Grants Pass.
“The effort is the reward”
Chelsy Westlake, PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant
Was born and raised in the Rogue River and Grants Pass area…
She grew up enjoying the great outdoors of Southern Oregon with fishing, hiking, and camping. She has always been intrigued in learning about the human body, and also enjoyed playing Basketball and Volleyball in High School. Besides the wonderful outdoor activities of Southern Oregon, she values staying close to her family here in Southern Oregon.
Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family. Her six year old son loves playing outdoors, baseball, and dinosaurs! His dinosaur knowledge never ceases to amaze her! She also enjoys spending time her family and friends at the dunes riding quads and playing in the sand.
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
Kelsey Anderson, PTA
Physical Therapy Assistant
Kelsey was raised across America…..
Kelsey was part of a military family, moving often and getting to experience life across the USA. She spent her formative years in North Carolina where she received her PTA from Southwestern in 2015. Kelsey has been a PTA in LA, NC, and OR in multiple settings, her favorite being outpatient! After 10 years of competitive gymnastics and pole-vaulting in college, she has overcome many injuries and loves helping people get back to doing what they love!! Kelsey also has a passion for injury prevention and working with athletes!
All things outdoors: backpacking, hiking, swimming, camping, biking, rock-climbing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, acro-yoga, gardening, and SUNSHINE. She loves coaching gymnastics and has traveled the world with it! Kelsey has a passion for kids and a passion for movement. She also enjoys crossfit and olympic weightlifting. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend Jesse!
“We are MADE to MOVE!.”
Marcelle was born and raised in…
Walnut Creek California and after living in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado for several years, moved to Josephine County in 1993. She completed her Bachelors of Science degree from the University of San Francisco and has worked in many different fields including banking, advertising, real estate, and the funeral and cemetery industry. Marcelle and her husband Doug, who is a native of Southern Oregon, have been married for several years and enjoy four wheeling, river rafting, traveling to the coast, gardening and spending time with their friends and family.
“I love the kind of hug where you can physically feel the sadness leaving your body”
PT Aide and Reception
Annie was raised in Washington State ,
Growing up Annie was happy to have the Pacific Northwest as her playground. Annie is constantly fascinated with the human body and the ability it has to perform, to break, and to heal. Annie completed an 800hr Massage Therapy program at the East West College of the Healing Arts, in Portland, OR in 2008. She then went on to continue studying Massage modalities at the Colorado School of the Healing Arts in Denver, CO in 2010. Over the past several years Annie has explored several different career paths but always finds her passion lies with human physiology and healing. Most recently Annie completed a Yoga Teacher training that took place in Bali in 2017. Annie hopes to continue furthering her education in mind/body healing and is looking forward to helping as many individuals as possible.
Outside of work she enjoys:
Trail running, camping, skiing, water sports, sunshine and roller coaster rides! She also loves to hang out with her nieces and nephews, as well as the rest of her family.
“Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Nourish it. Watch your life transform and be healthy.” -Bella Bleue
Claudia was born and raised in Grants Pass in a big loving family of eight. She was quick to grow a passion for the beautiful outdoors and learn the importance of taking care of one another. In the last couple of years, Claudia has had the pleasure of working with the elderly and children, leading her to pursue in her goal of becoming a physical therapist assistant.
She enjoys any outdoor sports, whether it be volleyball or basketball, helping family and friends in any way she can, hiking, riding on the back of her husbands motorcycle, gardening, going to concerts, and surrounding herself with dogs (especially her two sweet and energetic German Shepherds).
“Choose happiness, and you will be successful.”