Amy Werner, Physical Therapist, Director of Dance Medicine
Amy Werner, PT, DPT, has over a decade of experience working with students and professional dancers. A Doctor of Physical Therapy that specializes in dance rehabilitation, she is the Director of Dance Medicine at New Heights Physical Therapy Plus in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Werner spends her days treating dancers from 30+ Portland metro area dance studios, schools, and professional companies. She is the primary contracting physical therapist for NeuroTour, the professional organization that supports traveling Broadway shows, where she also treats musical theater performers with backgrounds as diverse as vocal performance, aerial and circus acts. Seasonally, she works backstage at The Oregon Ballet Theatre, where she previously served for four years as the Care Coordinator for the professional ballet company members, overseeing their on-site health and wellness program and performing a pre-season injury assessment screen. She has provided on-site dancer health screens for the students of Oregon Ballet Theatre School for six years. Additionally, she hosts dance wellness events at her clinic, providing injury screening and workshops focused on dancer health for professional dancers, parents and dance educators. Dr. Werner is a consultant with The Ellové Technique®, a cross-training and conditioning class that is taught nationally in dance studios. She, and a representative from Ellové, co-presented at the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) conference in Montreal, Canada in October 2019 about integrating dance injury prevention, fitness and recovery techniques within the dance studio. Dr. Werner has also presented at Dance and Drill Coaches Association of Oregon (DDCA) and the Oregon Dance Education Organization (ODEO)
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5736 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97213
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