Cathy Stores, MSPT, Director of Physical Therapy

Specialty: Outpatient Orthopedic/Sports Medicine Physical Therapy, Inpatient/Acute Care, SNF Care Facilities, Women’s Health PT, Oncology/Pre & Post-Partum/ Lymphedema/ Chronic Pain

Education: Masters of Science in Physical Therapy, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR.

Certifications: Licensed Physical Therapist (Oregon)

Joined NWT: October 2016

Special Interests: Manual Therapy, Orthopedics, Women’s Health

Personal Information:

As a native in State of Oregon, I completed my undergraduate and graduate degrees at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR.  I earned a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 1992.  Over the past 24 years, I practiced in a variety of settings:  Outpatient Orthopedic/Sports medicine clinics, Inpatient/ Acute Care, SNF level of Care Facilities, a School district and most recently in a Women’s Health PT/Oncology/Pre&Post Partum/ Lymphedema/Chronic Pain Clinic.  I also managed multiple departments including:  Kwajalein Hospital (South Pacific Island), North Hawaii Community Hospital (Waimea, Big Island, HI) and Adventist Health Main Campus PT Department.

Outside of the clinic, you will find me actively involved with my son and daughter, running on trails, cycling or seeking new adventures.  I love to try all sports and really appreciates outdoor activities.  I enjoy volunteering at my children’s school, church, coaching and in community events.

Languages Spoken: English

Handicapped Access: Yes

Eric Brown, PT

Eric Brown, PT, DPT

Specialty: Outpatient Physical Therapy

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Creighton University, Omaha, NE.

Certifications: Licensed Physical Therapist (Oregon), American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Member

Joined NWT: June 2014

Special Interests: Manual Therapy, Orthopedics, Hockey, Golf

Personal Information: I received by Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia College, MN in 2011 and graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Creighton University in 2014. I have had the opportunity to gain a broad array of clinical experiences all over the nation treating individuals with orthopedic, neurologic and cardiovascular condition. That being said, I moved from the Midwest to the greater Portland area in May of 2014 and have been loving it ever since! In my spare time, I enjoy exploring Portland, hiking, camping, golfing, fishing, hunting, and spending time with my wife and dog.

I’m proud to be a part of the Northwest Therapy team and I am looking forward to working with you!

Languages Spoken: English

Handicapped Access: Yes


Geoff Staton, MPT

Specialty: Outpatient Physical Therapy

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Puget Sound; Masters in Physical Therapy, University of Puget Sound

Certifications: Licensed Physical Therapist, Certified Manual Therapist

Joined NWT: 2014

Special Interests: Manual therapy; industrial physical therapy; ergonomics

Personal Information: I did my undergraduate and graduate degree programs at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA, finishing with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy in 1999. I spent many years as a travelling therapist, so I have worked at hundreds of locations doing all sorts of therapy, ranging from neurological rehab, to acute care in hospitals, to sports therapy and even to being an expert witness in trials. I served as director of a clinic providing therapy primarily for on-the-job work injuries for many years and while there completed a manual therapy certification program, including over 160 hours of training. In addition to spending quality time with my wife and daughter, in my spare time I also enjoy camping, backpacking, cycling, playing guitar, photography, and home improvement projects

Languages Spoken: English

Handicapped Access: Yes


Deanna Julkowski, PTA

Specialty: Physical Therapy Assistant

Education: Bachelor of Science, Oregon State University; Associate Degree, Physical Therapy Assistant, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR

Certifications: Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant; Certified ASTYM® provider

Joined NWT: June 2003

Special Interests: My main experience has been in outpatient rehabilitation. I very much enjoy giving personal attention and quality care to my patients.

Personal Information: I have two young children and enjoy spending time with my family, as well as photography, tennis, gardening and cycling.

Languages Spoken: English

Handicapped Access: Yes