Originally from South Africa, Carrol has been a Physical Therapist for 21 years. She initially received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiotherapy in 1987. She completed a post-professional Masters degree (MHS), in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, from the University of Indianapolis in 1997. She is a certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) by the American Physical Therapy association and is also a Certified Pilates Instructor (CPI).
Carrol has strong background in Australian Maitland manual therapy techniques for the spine and extremities and has completed several manual therapy courses including Mulligan practitioner courses and Butler's neural tension. She also has completed Level III through the North American Institute for Orthopedic Manual Therapy and is currently working toward her doctorate in physical therapy.
Carrol is passionate about physical therapy and how it can improve a patients' quality of life. Not only by relieving their pain, but also by teaching patients about their bodies, specific body types, and movement dysfunctions; so that they can avoid pain down the road, whether they are an athlete, gardener, recovering from surgery, or suffering from a motor vehicle accident. She is a member of the Samaritan WISH foundation, a giving circle of women, dedicated to helping others.
Carrol believes in balance, and in her spare time loves to cook, garden, spend time at the gym, spinning, doing Zumba, or the occasional 5K, traveling, and most importantly spending time with family and friends.
Laura A. Hoffman
MSPT, STC, CSCS, TPI CGFI-MP3/FP3 - Owner
Board Certified, Sports Physical Therapist
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
TPI Certified Golf Medical and Fitness Professional
Laura is originally from San Jose, CA where she completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development at San Jose State University in 1992. She competed in Intercollegiate Soccer at San Francisco State University, Club Soccer at California State University Northridge, and Women’s Premier Division Soccer. In her youth, she participated with the competitive California Olympic Development Program and Club Soccer. She coached Girl's Varsity Soccer at her local high school for 5 years, which included a section championship.
She completed a Master’s of Science degree in Motor Development at Indiana University in 1997 where she studied human movement with a focus on children and women during pregnancy. She completed a second Master’s Degree at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Physical Therapy in 2000.
She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association. She is a Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist, Certified Sports Physical Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Graston Provider, Certified Golf Medical and Fitness Professional with the Titleist Performance Institute and a Certified Sportsmetrics™ Instructor.
Currently, she serves as the medical coordinator for the Corvallis Soccer Club and Physical Therapist for the Corvallis High School Theater Department. She has a personal interest in sports medicine related injuries including the shoulder, ankle and knee in youth and adult as well as sacroiliac dysfunction and instability. She has a focus in whole body, functional movement and rehabilitation and correcting dysfunction to improve sport performance and active living.
She was on faculty at Oregon State University for 11 years where she was the Program Coordinator for the Pre-Therapy and Allied Health Program in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences at Oregon State University. Additionally, she served 2 years as a Volunteer Assistant Golf Coach at Oregon State University with her primary role in golf specific strength and conditioning. She is a clinical instructor for the Pre-therapy and Athletic Training programs at Oregon State as well as a clinical instructor for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and University of St. Augustine Physical Therapy Programs.
When away from Physical Therapy, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching athletic events, golfing, gardening and cooking.
Erin is an Oregon native, born and raised in Corvallis. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and Sport Science at Oregon State University in 2010. She then moved to Denver to attend University of Colorado where she completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2013.
While in school, Erin volunteered for the Crescent Valley High School girls' varsity soccer team as an assistant coach. She is a long time soccer player and enjoys working with high school athletes and weekend warriors. Erin loves to run and also volunteered with Girls on the Run, educating young girls about healthy lifestyles through running. She also has worked with the Half-Marathon class at OSU and multiple teams at the local high schools to complete injury screens.
At University of Colorado, Erin d veloped a well rounded knowledge of orthopedic injuries. She participated in a Sports Physical Therapy elective to advance her knowledge in the treatment of athletes recovering from injury or surgical procedures. She has taken continuing education courses focusing on functional rehabilitation for all patients and is passionate about treating the whole person - not just an injury. In her free time, Erin enjoys running, playing soccer, reading, and spending time with her husband and cats.
Tracy is a native Oregonian who grew up here in Albany and graduated from West Albany High School. Tracy spent about 10 years on her first “career” of working aboard small cruise ships in Alaska, Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama. Tracy returned to school in Washington and become a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant in 2010.
Tracy returned to Oregon in 2014 & joined Albany/Corvallis Sport and Spine. Tracy has done additional training in shoulder rehabilitation and strategies to help develop proper motor control and movement patterns for pain free working, living and playing. She enjoys working with people from a variety of backgrounds, helping them return to their own work, life, dreams and adventures.
Tracy is a true northwest native and enjoys spending time outdoors: rain or shine. She enjoys spending free time with family and friends and out in the woods on long, off-leash dog walks with her two four-legged friends. Tracy’s favorite thing to do on a free day is to go for a long road bike ride along the backroads: crossing the ferry is still a favorite.