DR. ALEX DE LA PAZ, PT, DPT, ITPT
Owner & Physical Therapist
Alex graduated with a BS in Kinesiology from Western Washington University in 2009 and a DPT in Physical Therapy from Regis University in 2013. He met is wife and best friend Kelley in Physical Therapy school and moved to Oregon after graduation. Alex and Kelley live in SW Portland with their dog Kai and enjoy hiking and traveling the globe at any chance they get. Alex is deeply passionate about learning and has accumulated over 325 hours of continued education hours, most of which being taught by the Postural Restoration Institute. In 2015 he opened Root & Branch Physical Therapy and by 2019 he was named Top Physical Therapist in Portland Monthly Magazine's Wellness Issue, as voted by his peers. Soon after he opened Root & Branch Integrative Fitness with the help of his business partner Gina Daley.
OUR TRUSTED PROVIDERS
We work closely with local healthcare and wellness providers in order to integrate the highest level of interdisciplinary care. When a team of providers are all on the same page, outcomes are optimized and recovery is accelerated.
Certified Personal Trainer
GINA DALEY, NASM CPT
Gina is a Personal Trainer and co-owner of Root & Branch Integrative Fitness. She has extensive training in dance and Pro-Natal Fitness. She is also is in the process of studying under the Postural Restoration Institute.
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
DR. BEN REEBS, ND
Dr. Ben Reebs is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine and the Owner the Portland Clinic of Natural Health. Ben utilizes both evidence-based and alternative medicine to get the the root-cause of the problem. He accepts most major insurances.
JULIA WALLS, MS, MACOM, DIPL. OM, LAC
Julia Walls is a licensed Acupuncturist and owner of Pathfinder Wellness. She has a background in science and extensive training in Eastern Medicine, which allows her to understand the human body at a deeper level. She accepts most major insurances.
Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine
DR. NICHOLAS MCBRIDE, DC
Dr. Nick McBride is a Chiropractor and owner of Pioneer Chiropractic. Nick understands that not all parts of the body need to be treated at once. He is trained to prioritize areas of dysfunction that are driving mis-alignment. He accepts most major insurances.
LIAT NADLER, MSCN
Liat Nadler is a Clinical Nutritionist and owner of Just Eat Well. She understands the importance and benefits of eating whole-foods and integrating this into our daily lives to create healthy habits for our whole family.
Licensed Massage Therapist
JENELLE WOODLIEF, LMT
Jenelle began her bodywork journey by becoming a licensed massage therapist and yoga teacher, then training in Thailand to become skilled in traditional Thai massage. She has a private practice seeing massage clients and teaching classes and workshops.
Laney Coulter is a Master Hypnotist, with multiple certifications including as a BWRT Level 2 Advanced Practitioner. Her background as a special education administrator, teacher and principal, combined with her passion for helping people, give her a unique perspective as a hypnotherapist.