Meet Dr. Andrea Hughbanks DPT
Andrea is the founder of Everybody Physical Therapy. She completed her DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy) in 2002 at Pacific University. While at Pacific she completed a thesis that addressed the benefits of physical therapy on urinary incontinence. After school she worked for a large hospital in Portland focusing on outpatient orthopedics and pelvic floor rehabilitiation. While working for this organization she received the highest clinical award offered, “Level II Therapist specializing in Women's Health”. In 2005 she opened Everybody Physical Therapy in NW Portland.
Andrea has taken numerous continuing education courses to improve her skills in both orthopedic and pelvic floor issues. She is very passionate about making the public aware of the successful treatments available for pelvic floor related diagnoses. Andrea believes that physical therapy is a team approach and strives to really involve her patients in their treatments. The goal is for the patient to learn about their body and master the tools to return to normal function.
Andrea is a former executive board member of the Oregon Physical Therapy Association. She has presented at international conferences about pelvic floor PT for provoked vestibulodynia and is currently the lead PT in a research project with OHSU.