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 Master's 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 a 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 on whole body, functional movement and rehabilitation and correcting dysfunction to improve sports 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. 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.
MollyAnn was born and raised in Albany, Oregon. She graduated from West Albany High School in 2005 being part of the 50th graduating class. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Sport and Science from Oregon State University in 2010. She worked in various career fields after college including coaching, managing the Boys and Girls Club, and as a PT aide. In 2014, she moved to San Diego, CA to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. In 2016, she completed her DPT from the University of St Augustine Health Sciences.
During her high school, collegiate, and professional school years, MollyAnn was involved in a variety of sports spanning from softball, soccer, basketball, golf, and cheerleading. She continues to be actively involved in sports and enjoys attending her children’s sporting events as well.
Throughout her time at the University of St Augustine, MollyAnn took various courses towards her Manual Therapy Certification. She has also immersed herself in functional movement assessment evaluation training with SFMA certification. During her time at the University of St Augustine she participated in neurological and pediatric POINT labs for those unable to acquire health insurance or struggling with medical bills. For her final clinical affiliation, MollyAnn was able to study under co-owner Laura Hoffman, PT at Corvallis Sport and Spine and capitalize on her circular DPT experience.
Growing up in the city that she loves Albany, has made her appreciate the sense of community and compassion that the town embodies. She enjoys staying current on the inner workings of the city with various volunteer work and working closely with the high schools to keep athletes and coaches up on the newest research for proper exercise and strengthening programs. MollyAnn has a passion for working with pediatric, middle school and high school patients, who love her energy and excellent skills.
Matt Hennings, a family man, new dad, avid golfer, doctor of physical therapy, and certified golf rehabilitation professional, originally from Florida. Matt is a trusted and experienced PT and received certification as an orthopedic clinical specialist. He has a wide knowledge base and expertise in the fields of orthopedics and sports medicine.
- BS Health Sciences - University of Central Florida in 2007.
- Doctorate of Physical Therapy from UCF in 2010.
- Certified Orthopedic clinical specialist, awarded by the American Physical Therapy Association 2016.
Prior to joining the Sport and Spine team, Matt spent 7 years working daily and directly with a great group of orthopedic surgeons which allowed for extensive experience working with post-operative patients. He also enjoys working with patients who are trying to avoid surgical intervention. Matt is fun, relational, a born educator and loves teaching all of his patients about their anatomy, diagnosis and recovery process. He believes connection with a patient, and a good understanding of your injury is paramount to a speedy recovery.
In his spare time, besides golfing, Matt is known as Mr. HGTV, an avid carpenter, works on remodeling DIY projects around his house and playing with his two dogs, Carson and Hank. He loves his East Coast family and joins his brothers for an annual ax throwing competition.
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.