Carrol Esterhuizen Carrol Esterhuizen PT, MHS, OCS, CPI - Owner

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 Hoffman Laura A. Hoffman
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 Erven Erin Erven, PT, DPT, OCS, Clinic Director

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. She became an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2017.

At University of Colorado, Erin developed a well rounded knowledge of orthopedic injuries and treatment. She participated in a Sports Physical Therapy elective to advance her knowledge in the treatment of athletes recovering from injury or surgical procedures. Erin has taken a wide variety of continuing education courses focusing on treating the whole person - not just the injured area. She enjoys helping people young and old learn how to move in a better, pain-free way.

In her free time, Erin enjoys running, playing soccer, doing yoga, and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Caitlin Daly, DPT Caitlin Daly, PT, DPT
Caitlin is a new resident of the west coast and the state of Oregon as of September 2014. She was born and raised in Southern New Jersey and attended The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, earning her bachelor's degree in Biology. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2014 before packing up and driving across the country to land in Albany, OR. Caitlin was an avid track and field participant in high school, earning accolades in middle distance running, hurdling, and javelin. She also played soccer in high school and college. She is particularly interested in hiking, camping and all things outdoors, so she is already feeling quite at home in the Northwest. Caitlin's passion for athletics has strongly influenced her love for health, wellness and physical therapy. She has clinical experience in a variety of settings, including outpatient orthopedic and acute inpatient clinical rotations. She also has experience treating those affected by neurological conditions such as stroke and Parkinson's disease. Caitlin has a desire to further develop her skills in strengthening and conditioning, manual therapy and functional movement assessment to effectively treat patients of all ages, conditions and fitness backgrounds. Like the rest of the Sport and Spine family, Caitlin believes in the "whole body approach", incorporating physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing for a happier, healthier life!
Kathy Lynch, DPT Kathy Lynch, PT, DPT
Kathy is a graduate of the University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program. She made the transition from accountant to physical therapist recently. She received her bachelor's degree in Accounting from Nazareth College of Rochester, NY, she also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. While at Nazareth, she was a 4-year member of the women's basketball team. Following college, she coached college basketball for 5 years.
MollyAnn Orsborn, PT, DPT MollyAnn Orsborn, PT, DPT
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Tracy Hug, PTA Tracy Hug, PTA

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.

Lori Moore, PTA Lori Moore, PTA
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