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Cristin is a highly experienced clinician and Bend native who has been practicing since 2005. She is a hands-on, manually focused therapist with a broad toolbox of techniques to apply as needed for each individual patient. Cristin is motivated, compassionate and provides patient focused, goal-oriented care. She enjoys helping patients of all ages with particular emphasis on complex spine and orthopedic problems, and helping patients thrive in their rehabilitation program.

HIGHLIGHTS

Spine and Pelvis Rehabilitation

EDUCATION

2002 B.S. Wellness, Nutrition, and Exercise Science George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia
2005 DPT Physical Therapy VCU, Medical College of Virginia

Advanced Certifications

  • Integrated Neuromuscular Re-Education Muscle Energy Therapy and Positional Release
  • Clinical Reasoning for the Lumbopelvic Region
  • Evaluation Rehabilitation and Performance Enhancement of Runners
  • Solving the Mystery of the Pelvic Rotator Cuff and Abdominal Core Power in Lumbar and SI Function

Interests

Outside of the clinic, Cristin spends most of her time with her husband and two daughters as well as her extended family here in Bend. Cristin can be found volunteering at her children’s schools, track club and youth choir. She is an avid home cook interested in nutrition who also loves hiking, biking and camping.

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Patient Testimonials

From Kristen Kusek

If you’re unlucky enough to have to see a physical therapist (PT), I hope you’re lucky enough to get on Cristin Reed’s schedule because if PTs are magicians, Cristin Reed is Houdini. I stepped foot in her office 4.5 weeks ago in acute discomfort with x-rays in hand indicating my scoliosis (curvature of the spine) had worsened. My back muscles screamed at me on a daily basis and I was struggling with my “normal” activities. I was so impressed with Cristin’s ability to listen, her willingness to dive deep and quickly develop a plan specific to my suite of conditions (I’m more of a calculus equation than simple math!), and her ability to communicate clearly and pivot when necessary to assure effective treatment.  I am leaving stronger than I’ve felt in years – so strong and healthy and positive that my only regret is not having met Cristin sooner. A master of her craft, she gave me the tools I needed to re-gain core strength and muscular symmetry. For someone with scoliosis, this achievement truly does feel like magic! Cristin is gifted with profound knowledge of body mechanics combined an innate sixth sense that allows her to quickly hone in on, and effectively treat, problem areas. These skills combined with her goal-oriented, down to earth, and supportive approach made the process actually fun. On a scale of one to ten, she’s a 15.

Tara Doherty

I am so happy I found Cristin…

I am so happy I found Cristin Reed and I when I think of her I think of pain relief and relaxation. When I go to see her she is able to accurately assess what is going on with my back pain and come up with a plan to help. The work she does in the office on my back and muscles is helpful as well as the exercises she has given me to do. She also gives me information on what is going on and why there is pain. Another big bonus she has given me is that she invited my husband to come in with me and explained the where and why of my pain as well as some techniques he could do to help me. This has helped him to be more compassionate, understanding and willing to help me. It also helps that she is fun.

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Burke Selbst PT OCS gcfp

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