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Interested in Physiotherapy in Portland?

At Portland Wellness Care, we have years of experience using physiotherapy to alleviate your pain and retrieve your mobility. We believe that every patient requires an exceptional level of care and attention, and we pride ourselves on meeting those standards.

We understand that treatment will vary from person to person, so we implement an array of physiotherapy techniques, best suited to improve the medical conditions of our patients.


Physiotherapy Near You

Physiotherapy Treatment Portland

Portland Wellness Care offers a variety of physiotherapy services for you or your family’s health and wellbeing. Contact us today to learn more about all of the physiotherapy services we offer. Customized to suit your injury and care preferences we combine chiropractic, acupuncture, physiotherapy, and medical massage therapy.

Call us today at 971-379-2455

Why Choose Us for Physiotherapy?

Work with the Top Physiotherapists in Portland

Our team has years of experience treating many variations of  injuries from head to toe. We utilize a variety of techniques: chiropractic, acupuncture, therapeutic massage, physiotherapy, laser therapy and sports therapy to reduce pain while restoring mobility and function. At PWC, we treat more than just the symptoms, we treat the whole being and provide patients will personalized care. 

Call us today at 971-379-2455


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Our Physiothreapy Reviews

Amanda S.
Amanda S.
Portland, OR
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My experience with Dr. Cathcart was nothing short of phenomenal. The company as a whole is incredibly easy to work with and maintains a fantastic staff of both office support and providers. Dr. Cathcart was attentive, consistent and superior at his work. I strongly recommend him to anyone in need of a physiotherapist. Needing physical therapy is a tough pill to swallow and having a great doctor makes it much easier.
megumi k.
megumi k.
Portland, OR
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Dr. Cathcart is a compassionate doctor who I trust. He takes great care of my needs and always takes the time to listen. He genuinely care about my well being. He is the best provider I’ve ever seen, and I recommend him to my family, friends, and colleagues. He is the best.
Taylor A.
Taylor A.
Portland, OR
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I recently visited Dr. Cathcart for a sudden injury and had a wonderful experience. He was sympathetic, caring, friendly, and knowledgeable. In addition, he took the time to make sure I understood my aftercare instructions. The facility was clean and professional. I'd definitely recommend this practice.
Brian S.
Brian S.
Portland, OR
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This is the best wellness care / physical therapy location I've ever interacted with... beyond a shadow of a doubt, it's not even close. The staff is caring and knowledgeable and actually takes the time to listen and that's rare nowadays. I am way farther along in my recovery because of them and so will you if you're smart enough to go here.
Mary H.
Mary H.
Portland, OR
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All staff are friendly, professional, kind, and helpful. Doctor Scott's administrations have kept my aging body functioning at top capacity. I could not be more grateful for their care. Many thanks to the team.

Meet Our Physiotherapist: Dr. Scott Cathcart

Dr. Scott Cathcart

Dr. Scott A. Cathcart was born and raised in the Portland area. He attended the University of Oregon, where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Physiology and general sciences. While working toward his Doctorate, Dr. Cathcart also earned his Masters of Science degree in Exercise and Sports Science/Sports Medicine, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology. 

Dr. Cathcart specializes in a variety of physical medicines. He has extensive experience in diagnosis and treatment of physical trauma, including motor vehicle injury, workers compensation, posture related syndromes, and sports injuries. He has special training and education in treating sports related injury, nutrition, and sports medicine. Dr. Cathcart emphasizes rehabilitative exercises, taping, and physiotherapy in his practice, combined with chiropractic adjustments when needed, to help the patient maximize their recovery, by restoring normal joint function, range of motion, and strength/stability.

Physiotherapy for Auto-Related Injuries: Get injury treatment at no cost to you!*

If you were injured in a car accident or were hit by a vehicle, you can have all of your physiotherapy treatment paid for through your auto insurance. If are an insured drive in the state of Oregon, you possess PIP (Personal Injury Protection) insurance and are entitled to benefits that will cover the cost of physiotherapy services. Please contact our clinic for more information regarding PIP insurance coverage for auto accident injury treatment.

*Every driver in Oregon is required to carry Personal Injury Protection insurance, frequently called PIP, of at least $15,000 in medical coverage. This coverage is Oregon’s version of no-fault insurance.

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Portland Wellness Care offers free consultations for patients who have questions, such as: What is the best treatment plan for me? What services will help me most? What the out-of-pocket costs might I incurred? How long will my treatment plan last?
or call us today at (971) 379-2455

Frequently Asked Questions

Physiotherapy focuses on movement based therapy and injury rehabilitation, using manual therapy, exercises and stretches, and therapy modalities such as ultrasound, and muscle stimulation to aid in healing, strength and function with return to normal function and daily activities pain free as the primary goal.

With a proper diagnosis and adhering to the treatment plan, physiotherapy can be very successful in returning the injured person to reaching their specific desired goals.

This is dependent on the severity of injury, but can range from 1-2 weeks, to several months.

Again, depending on the injury severity, but 1-3x week for 2-4 weeks is typical until improvement is seen.

Anywhere from 1-2 weeks, to months or longer.

In some cases, injury dependent, therapy can increase soreness but is very atypical.

We know physiotherapy is working if the patient is experiencing less pain, increased ROM and strength, and is gradually returning to activities they could not do prior to therapy due to an injury or trauma.

Occasionally in the beginning of therapy, some minor soreness can occur.

Yes, as the goals are to rehabilitate an injury with manual therapy and exercises, fatigue with therapy can occur.

This is subject to the specific plan the patient has.

Physiotherapy is extremely safe, and very seldom can you do too much.

When your individual recovery goals have been achieved.

Pain, stiffness, loss of range of motion and function, along with loss of ability to perform daily activity can occur.

Often if therapy doesn’t work, a second opinion from an orthopedist or specialist may be needed to consider more invasive treatment.

Yes, physiotherapy can be very effective in injury recovery.

Depending on the injury severity, but 1-3x week for 2-4 weeks is typical until improvement is seen.

Follow the therapists instructions, but typically use heat, ice, rest, or assigned stretches or exercises.

This is based on the prescribing therapist and is subject to each individual patient and their needs.


Chiropractic adjustments to relieve pain.


Alleviates pain without drugs.


Massage Therapy ​to help you recover.


Enabling your rapid recovery.


Physiotherapy & Rehab services for a variety of injuries.


See our experienced team for sports related injuries.

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