About Therapy Works Physical Therapy

It's not the size of the clinic that matters.
Actually what matters most is getting you healthy and feeling better again so you can get back to living your life - pain free. Whether your needs are big or small, Therapy Works Physical Therapy is just the right size to provide you with the personal attention you deserve and the quality care you require.

Therapy Works Physical Therapy in Bend, Oregon provides quality care designed around your needs to get you better.

Meet the Therapy Works Team

Meg Navish, PT, Owner
Meg Navish, PTMeg has practiced physical therapy for over 20 years, graduating from the University of Vermont in 1989. She has advanced training and certification in focused soft tissue techniques and specializes in treatment and care of the spine. Meg's mother and sister are also physical therapists with a practice in New Hampshire, exposing her to the profession since childhood. Meg's natural intrigue and curiosity toward improving individual's physical and overall health is the focus she brings to her physical therapy practice. Opened in 1997, "Therapy Works Physical Therapy" practice in Bend delivers highly effective, personalized physical therapy in a setting that is conducive to healing and well being.

Meg was drawn here by the beauty of Central Oregon and the active life in the outdoors. She continues to enjoy the Bend lifestyle with her husband, Dale and their two children. Meg and Dale are active participants in the Bend community and sponsor many of the special events offered to residents and visitors to Bend.

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Derek GreenDerek Green, PT, DPT, OCS
Derek graduated with a doctorate in physical therapy from Northern Arizona University in 2010. In 2013 he became a board certified orthopedic specialist (OCS.) He has taken extensive continuing education courses focused on addressing dysfunctional movement patterns, orthopedic manual therapy, and the McKenzie/MDT approach. In addition to formal education, Derek has a wide variety of personal experiences with regard to movement including hard manual labor, yoga, Tai Chi/Qi Gong, Cross Fit, Pilates, trail running, biking and skiing as well as multiple other outdoor pursuits. He finds these experiences invaluable in educating and helping people to reach their goals.

Derek lives in Bend with his wife Sara and their dog. He feels incredibly fortunate to live in a town where he can bike to work and also so easily access the rivers and mountains of Central Oregon.

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Livia VanLoo, PT, MSPT
Livia VanlooLivia has practiced physical therapy since 2001, when she graduated from Clarke University in Dubuque, IA.  She enjoys the variety of settings and populations a physical therapist can assist with.  She has worked in inpatient, rehabilitation and outpatient settings and she loves to see the continuum of care working for an individual.   She has advanced training in aquatic therapy, vestibular dysfunction and a gentle manual technique called strain counter strain.  She joined the team at Therapy Works in May 2013.  She brings a passion for working with a person to identify his/her goals and address the prior medical history and life situation to tailor a program that will best meet that person’s needs.

Outside of work, Livia and her husband Dave enjoy many outdoor recreational activities including hiking, mountain biking, skiing and running.  They now appreciate  these activities at a different pace with the addition of their son in 2012.

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Heidi Washenberger, PT
Heidi Washenberger, PTHeidi has been a physical therapist for nearly 20 years, graduating from the University of California, San Francisco/San Francisco State in 1994 with a Masters in Physical Therapy. She has completed numerous continuing education courses in manual therapy and functional rehabilitation. She enjoys working with a variety of patients including spinal dysfunctions, sports related injuries, and the foot/ankle. Heidi has also completed her certification in strength and conditioning (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Heidi moved to Bend, Oregon with her husband, John and two children from Bainbridge Island, WA. She enjoys the many outdoor activities Bend has to offer including running, mountain biking, skiing and hiking.

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Derek GreenErin Henderson, PT, DPT
Erin has practiced physical therapy since 2009, after graduate with a doctorate of physical therapy degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Before moving to Bend, she lived and worked on the Oregon coast in a multi-setting outpatient clinic, home health and hospice, and hospital settings. She also developed her skills in women's health/pelvic physical therapy to address pelvic pain & dysfunction, pregnancy & postpartum related conditions, and incontinence. Erin is in awe of the human body and aims to create patient-centered programs to reflect the needs and goals of each unique individual.

Erin enjoys living in Bend with her husband, two children, and dog. She enjoys being outdoors and in nature as much as possible, loves animals, and finds great joy in music.

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