Erika is a sports physical therapist at Providence Sports Care Center who is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). She has been serving as team physical therapist for the NWSL Portland Thorns. She has also been a part of the sideline crew for MLS Portland Timbers and NWSL Portland Thorns teams since 2011.
Erika is the Clinical Advancement Program Lead in Sports Therapy for the Providence Oregon region. She has presented educational materials to fellow clinicians as well as athletes and coaching staff. She has been involved as an organizer and presenter at several community and sporting events.
Beyond work, Erika enjoys running, hiking, playing games and cards, and taking her family to the climbing gym.
Areas of expertise
Orthopedics, post-operative, functional screen, soccer, sports, video analysis, foot and ankle, footwear knowledge, running injuries, running analysis, return to sport
Undergraduate education: Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.
Graduate education: Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Ga.