Staff

Shelly Coffman

Shelly Coffman, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS

Shelly has taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels, rehabilitated athletes and performers of all levels, from recreational athletes to professional athletes and performers as well as Olympians. She loves helping people recover from their injuries and return to their art, sport or work. She has authored chapters for Physical Therapy texts as well as contributed articles to peer reviewed clinical journals. With Shelly's depth of knowledge in musculoskeletal function, she regularly shares this knowledge, giving educational talks in the community. With Shelly's extensive post professional manual therapy training, she is an expert in manual physical therapy and movement analysis and incorporates these skills and techniques in her daily patient care. Shelly earned her Master's degree in Physical Therapy at the Emory University Allied Health Program in Physical Therapy and Bachelor's degree at the University of California at Berkeley where she apprenticed in the Athletic Training program. She has pursued advanced manual therapy training through the Ola Grimsby Institute, completing the Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Doctorate of Manual Therapy programs. Less than 2% of all licensed Physical Therapists have this advanced degree. Shelly also further earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy through Evidence In Motion's post professional program.

Shelly is a board certified Orthopaedic Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association and has achieved full fellowship status in the American Academy of Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT), demonstrating advanced clinical, analytical, and hands-on skills in the treatment of musculoskeletal (orthopedic) disorders. Shelly is one of only six Fellows treating in Portland.

Shelly's entire professional career has focused on treating orthopedic injuries with a personal, hands-on and cooperative approach in order to meet her patient's goals and keep their individual needs at the forefront of treatment direction. Shelly is committed to doing the best job possible for her patients, maximizing improvements and gains with a skilled approach, and takes pride in meeting her patient where they are at and taking them where they want to go. Restoring quality of life is what she loves and does best, and the principle on which she founded PT 360°.

Shelly spends her non-PT time with her family and friends, always seeking new adventures through travel both internationally and locally, as well as constantly being pulled along to new exploits with her daughter. She is always looking for a new paddle boarding, kayaking or snowshoeing spot to add to the weekend exploration!

Joanne Siegel, PT

Joanne Siegel, PT, DPT

Joanne has 21 years of clinical orthopedic manual therapy experience. She utilizes a hands on approach, specialized to individual clients, which includes exercise, manual techniques as well as education/information which focuses on getting you back to your normal routine.

She obtained both her Bachelors of Economics and Masters of Physical Therapy degrees from the University of Puget Sound. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Montana. Joanne has worked in primarily outpatient settings with stints in ergonomics/industrial physical therapy and women's health.

Outside the clinic you can find her climbing at local gyms, running her kids around town to different sporting activities and volunteering her time at different kid events.

Sue Roth, PTA, certified rehabilitative Pilates, IASTM practitioner

Sue went into Physical Therapy after high school, attending the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Mt Hood Community College. She brings over 20 years of physical therapy experience to PT 360, with the majority of her work in outpatient orthopedics. In this setting she has had extensive training and experience training with STEP (Scientific Therapeutic Exercise Progression), as well as problem solving dysfunctional movement patterns to create efficient, pain free movement. Sue has personally practiced Pilates for over 20 years, and became a Stott Pilates rehab certified instructor in 2007. Since that time she has included specific Pilates training to specialize in clients with Scoliosis (Sue has Scoliosis herself) Osteoporosis and spinal surgeries. This background allows her to apply Pilates principles of movement efficiency to a host of other functional activities.

Sue is also ASTYM certified and a FSM practitioner. She uses a variety of soft tissue and manual skills, along with creative client specific exercise to educate and teach stability, strength and optimal movement patterns to help her clients return to the sport or recreational activity they enjoy, or simply to carry out their day to day activities without pain.

Sue took some time away from PT while her 3 children were young. She home schooled them for a number of years, and volunteered in quite a few of their activities. She helped plan and chaperoned 3 international orchestra tours, and was very involved in the 2005 and 2006 National Figure Skating championships in Atlanta and Portland. She was even a Zamboni driver for several years at Lloyd Center Ice Rink, while her daughter was actively figure skating. Talk about some diverse skills!

Sue has been an avid paddler for the last 15 years in the Portland paddling community. She is a paddler/coach for a competitive women’s dragon boat team, as well as paddling Outrigger canoe. Sue travels along the west coast, Canada and Hawaii for races. She is on the water year round a minimum of 2-3 times a week. When she is not at work or on the water, she enjoys traveling with her husband (to visit that new granddaughter) baking and gardening.

Candis Synsvoll

Candis Synsvoll, MSPT, CMT

Candis has 19 years of clinical orthopedic manual therapy experience. Her hands on approach, indiviualized client care, tissue specific exercise along with education/information allows you to get back to your life.

She obtained a BS in Biology from Augustana College after a brief stint in Art school. She headed west and obtained her MS Physical Therapy from Pacific University. Candis also completed her Doctorate in Manual Therapy through the Ola Grimbsy Institute.

Outside the clinic you can find her on the soccer fields coaching and/or cheering on her three kids as well as rooting from the Timbers Army. Go Timbers!