Josh is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist who began his career as an athletic trainer at University of Michigan Medsport prior to earning his doctor of physical therapy degree at Northwestern University. Josh treats patients of all ages and conditions and particularly enjoys treating cervicogenic headaches, neck, shoulder, and sports injuries.
He lives in Ridgefield with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys working with the community he lives in as well as volunteering with Ridgefield schools and athletic programs. Josh enjoys running and cycling, and is active in outdoor activities including hiking, hunting, and camping.
Debbie currently co-owns and works at both Balanced Physical Therapy and Ridgefield Physical Therapy. She had the privilege of purchasing Ridgefield PT from her long time friend Pete Bartel when he retired.
She loves helping patients learn how to help themselves overcome challenges they are having with pelvic floor dysfunction and any neurologic or orthopedic conditions.
Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her Husband, children and grandchildren. You can find her outdoors as much as possible running, paddleboarding, kayaking, skiing and gardening. If she needs quiet time you might catch her doing yoga, quilting or reading.
Jason moved to Vancouver from the greater Seattle area. He received his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology with a pre-physical therapy emphasis from Western Washington University. He worked as a physical therapy aide in Bellingham for two years before attending and graduating from University of St. Augustine in San Marcos, CA where he earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2015.
Jason works with a variety of patients including outpatient orthopedics, geriatrics and sports injuries. As a former collegiate athlete, he especially enjoys working with baseball, softball, football players, and any overhead throwing athlete. He emphasizes manual therapy, exercise, and functional activities in his treatments. Jason believes in continual professional growth and enjoys learning new techniques to give the best care to his patients.
In his free time Jason likes to stay active by playing softball, golfing, and going to the gym. He enjoys spending time with friends and family hosting game nights or seeing the latest movie. As a Seattle native he is a loyal fan to the Mariners, Seahawks and yes, even the Sonics! Jason is looking forward to exploring more of the outdoor activities SW Washington has to offer and he’s excited to serve the Ridgefield community
While growing up in Woodland, Tara loved being outdoors as well as playing basketball and competing in cross country and track and field. She was able to compete at high levels in track and cross country which ultimately led to her joining the teams at WSU. Through various injuries, she was fascinated by the physical therapists and athletic trainers who helped her get back to full speed. Tara went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude with a degree in psychology with a pre-physical therapy emphasis. In 2012, she obtained her doctorate in physical therapy from Pacific University while her husband taught and coached for Ridgefield High School.
Tara and her husband, now live in Woodland where they enjoy being near family, fishing, rooting on their Cougar and Seahawks teams and raising their 2 young boys.
Tara enjoys treating patients with lymphedema or swelling disorders, for which she is certified in, as well as patients with a variety of orthopedic conditions. She loves to use manual therapy techniques, exercise and education to help her patients empower themselves to reach their goals and prevent future injuries. She is excited to belong to a clinic that treats patients as family and allows her the ability to give her patients the best quality care.
Ellie grew up locally in Washougal, WA and loves small town communities. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology at University of Portland where she played soccer. After graduating from UP, Ellie chased her dreams of playing professional soccer and played with the Portland Thorns uncontracted in 2017 and BV Cloppenburg in Germany. After hanging up her cleats, Ellie worked as a physical therapy aide locally while applying for graduate school. She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from George Fox University in Newberg, OR in 2022.
Ellie's approach to physical therapy can be described as, "if it matters to you, it matters to me." From young athletes to geriatrics, she loves creating treatment plans with patients with creative and research driven techniques to allow patients to work toward their movement goals.
In her free time, Ellie enjoys running, biking, board games and spending time with her husband, Regan and their families. Her love for soccer continues as a private soccer coach locally, head coach of the King's Way High School Girls Soccer and as an avid Portland Thorns and NWSL fan.
Corrine is a lifelong resident of North Clark County. She attended Western Washington University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science in 2005. She then completed her Physical Therapist Assistant degree through Mount Hood Community College in 2008. Since then she has worked here at Ridgefield Physical Therapy as a PTA.
Corrine enjoys providing injury prevention, manual treatment, exercise progression, and patient education to patients of all ages with a variety of injuries and conditions. She especially loves the small town and community feel that Ridgefield brings.
Corrine lives in Yacolt, WA on 10 acres with her husband and 2 children. She has a yellow lab, 2 cats, a dozen chickens and her children raise market steers through 4H. Her interests include the outdoors, camping, gardening, reading, playing board and card games and anything to do with her children and their interests. Between her kids sports/activities and her property she stays active and busy all year long.
Office Manager/Billing Specialist
Paige is a PNW native, growing up in Portland and making her way across the river to Vancouver after college. She received her Associates of Science with a focus in Psychology from Portland Community College. Paige has worked in the medical field since high school, working various front office and billing positions. When Paige isn’t working her and her husband are running to keep up with their son, Liam. She also enjoys reading, game nights, and spending time with family and friends.
Front Office Coordinator
Tara is originally from Colorado and has lived in Clark County for more than two decades. Tara's diverse skill set has accumulated through her years of experience in early childhood education and front office healthcare positions. She enjoys providing support to both patients and staff.
Outside of work Tara's interests include cooking, hiking area trails with her family and exploring local restaurants and wineries.
Front Office Coordinator
Tiffany is a native of Sonoma County, California. She holds an Associates Degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences. She recently relocated to Ridgefield in 2020 to be closer to family and have a chance to embrace the Pacific NorthWest lifestyle. She has always loved the area and is happy to now call it home. Tiffany has worked in the medical field since 2014 in various capacities including front desk receptionist, medical billing and coding, and office manager. Tiffany also runs a small jewelry business in her free time where she creates macrame jewelry with a bohemian flair. Tiffany enjoys gardening, hiking, fishing, and camping with her dog and boyfriend. She also has a passion for cooking and often spends her weekends preparing a meal for family or friends. Tiffany is happy to be a part of the Ridgefield community and help people feel welcome when coming into the office.