Category Archives: Therapists

Focus PT bios

Jennifer Truong

Jennifer Truong

Please welcome Jen back to the Focus team! Her passion, skills and rapport with her patients as a student physical therapist at Focus inspired us to welcome her back for a permanent position with the company. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Jennifer Truong earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in spring 2016 from the University of… Continue Reading

Carlee Uhrich

Carlee Uhrich

Originally from New Mexico, Carlee is an Oregon resident since 2011 and comes to Focus Physical Therapy’s Eastside Clinic from Eugene. She is happy to be on the sunny side of the mountains and eager to explore Bend and the variety of cultural and outdoor opportunities in the area. Carlee completed her Master of Science… Continue Reading

Lisa Flexner

Lisa Flexner

Lisa was raised primarily in Minnesota, but has been on the West Coast since college. She and her husband relocated to Bend in early 2015, after she spent nearly 20 years in Seattle. Her first career was in business, but she was drawn to physical therapy after spending nine months as a patient, rehabilitating a… Continue Reading

Peter Schrey

Peter Schrey

Peter Schrey, DPT, OCS, CSCS, recently joined Focus Physical Therapy after relocating to Central Oregon at the end of 2013. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology, with an emphasis in human movement studies, from San Francisco State University in 2002. Three years later, he earned his doctorate in physical therapy from Regis University in Denver,… Continue Reading

Kari Szukalski

Kari Szukalski

Kari specializes in orthopedics and sports medicine. She also serves as our work injury recovery specialist. Kari’s style is very easy going and interactive, she enjoys working with patients who actively participate in their recovery. E-Mail: kari@focusptbend.com Education Kari Szukalski , BS, MPT, CMDT Master of Physical Therapy, Western Carolina University. Bachelor of Science, Biology, Minor… Continue Reading

Jennifer Kanyuch

Jennifer Kanyuch

Treating patients in various clinical settings and clinic sizes has given Jen the opportunity to work with and learn from a wide variety of therapists. “I enjoy being the ‘second set of eyes’ when working in conjunction with the supervising PT and the patient on specific treatment problems.” Jen also enjoys the challenge of treating… Continue Reading

Dave Cieslowski

Dave Cieslowski

After spending the better part of a decade cross country ski racing at a national level, then coaching and working in the exercise physiology lab at Central Oregon Community college, Dave decided to parlay his experience, interest in biomechanics, and passion for working with people into a new direction as a Physical Therapist. Dave graduated with distinction from… Continue Reading

Shana Brooks

Shana Brooks

Shana has been practicing Physical Therapy in Bend since 2001.   She is a certified Lymphedema therapist and an oncology specialist.  Shana developed an interest in oncology after seeing numerous cancer survivors who had significant functional losses and were unable to return to the lifestyle they enjoyed.  She believes rehab throughout the cancer treatment process significantly… Continue Reading

Burke Selbst

Burke Selbst

Burke grew up in New Jersey before following the sun, mountains and surfing out west for school. He and his wife Amy are college sweethearts and co-founders of Focus Physical Therapy since 2005. A graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia, Burke’s practice is eclectic and varied as a result of his interests in the fundamentals… Continue Reading