Ben received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, in 2006. He completed a fellowship program in the Bay Area after graduating and then returned to the beautiful Northwest, where he has practiced for the past 12 years. Ben has a special interest in lower extremity injuries, especially related to running and youth sports. He has presented on a variety of subjects related to sports and orthopedic injuries, including running biomechanics at the Oregon Physical Therapy Association (OPTA) conference, kinesiotaping, and ACL injuries. Ben values patient education and collaborating on a thorough plan of care for each of his patients. Each plan is unique to the patient’s specific lifestyle, physical demands, and injury. Ben enjoys participating in triathlons, running, biking, hiking, camping, and above all, spending time with his wife and son.