Physical Therapy

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Physical Therapy

NBMC’s Physical Therapy Department’s Philosophy To provide high quality, individualized therapy in a comfortable and supportive atmosphere. For your physical therapy time commitment, we will make the experience as enjoyable as possible. We will strive to provide education to increase your Independence in your recovery.

Why Choose North Bend Medical Center Physical TherapyTo provide high-quality physical therapy services to the Southern Oregon Coast in a way that establishes us as a center of excellence and a model of how to treat our patients.

  • Convenience
  • New, state of the art equipment
  • Caring and experienced staff dedicated to providing high quality care. Our therapists strive to keep current through continuing education
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Ease of physician/therapist communication

About UsWe offer Physical, Occupational, and Hand Therapy on an outpatient basis. Referrals are accepted from providers inside and outside North Bend Medical Center.

Our Specialties

  • Orthopedics
  • Post-Surgical
  • Ergonomics – work site analysis
  • Neurological
  • Hand Rehabilitation – acute and chronic hand conditions including cumulative trauma (carpal tunnel, DeQuervain’s etc) tendon and nerve injuries, fractures, RSD, Dupuytren’s arthritis and custom splint fabrication

What to expectFirst visit will be a comprehensive evaluation to establish a starting point. Subsequent visits will involve reassessment and working towards your goals Individualized treatment plan Problem solving approach Progressive treatment Caring, fun environment with a sense of humor Focus on self care and how to continue after therapy

How to Start TherapyAll you need is a referral from your doctor! We bill all insurance companies and we are participating and preferred providers with most major companies

Our Therapists

  • Batchelor, Julie, OTR/L, CHT

    Certified Hand Therapist/ OT

    Coos Bay
    (541) 267-5151 Ext. 1408

    Julie Batchelor, OTR/L, CHT was born and raised in the United Kingdom. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Derby School of Occupational Therapy in 1990. She relocated to the United States in 1992 and proceeded to work in a variety of health care settings throughout the country as a traveling therapist.
  • Cheal, Lawrence, PT

    Physical Therapy

    Coos Bay
    (541) 267-5151 Ext.1223

    Lawrence speaks French fluently Lawrence Cheal, PTLawrence Cheal, PT. is a graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. Lawrence moved to the United States in 1995. He has since practiced Physical Therapy in a number of settings including acute care, sub-acute, home health and more.
  • Csajko, Alexander, OTR/L

    Occupational Therapy

    Coos Bay
    (541) 267-5151 Ext. 1223

    Alex was born and raised on Long Island, New York. He obtained his undergraduate degree and Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of New England in Portland, Maine. From the beginning of his professional practice, Alex has focused on hand therapy and upper extremity orthopedics. His future plans include sitting for the Certified Hand Therapist examination.
    Alex’s practice philosophy is rooted in enabling patient goal achievement through the utilization of evidence based therapeutic techniques. He enjoys an active lifestyle including surfing, cycling, and gardening.
  • Jensen, Danielle DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Coos Bay
    (541) 267-5151 Ext. 1223

    Danielle Jensen, DPT graduated in 2006 from Eastern Washington University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree. She has experience evaluating a diverse array of orthopedic conditions utilizing the McKenzie method for treating neck, back and extremity pain. Additionally, she specializes in treating balance/vestibular disorders and enjoys speaking Spanish with native speakers.
  • Laverty, William “Bill”

    Physical Therapy Assistant

    Coos Bay
    (541) 267-5151 Ext. 1223

    Bill joined NBMC in 2014. Originally from the New England area, Bill has always been an avid outdoorsman, enjoying cycling, running, mountaineering, rock climbing, and now surfing. With his active lifestyle he’s had his share of injuries and this sparked his interest in physical therapy. Bill went back to school and earned his Physical Therapy Assistant degree from Berkshire Community College in 1996. He has worked in various settings including acute, subacute, and outpatient physical therapy.