Gail Apte, PT, ScD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Gail Apte, PT, ScD, OCS, FAAOMPT is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT). Dr. Apte graduated from the Mayo School of Health Related Sciences, Minnesota in 1981. In 2006, Dr. Apte completed her Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy through Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC).
Dr. Gail Apte specializes in orthopedic manual physical therapy of the spine and extremities and urogynecological physical therapy and has extensive experience in treating chronic pelvic pain. She has been an assistant professor at TTUHSC. She continues to maintain Adjunct Faculty status at TTUHSC. She teaches Diagnosis and Non-operative Physical Therapy Management of the spine, upper and lower extremities through the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine – US. Her research interest is within the topics of incontinence, low back and pelvic pain due to gynecological disorders and other spinal disorders. She has authored several peer-reviewed articles. She has lectured nationally and internationally on topics in orthopedic manual therapy, women’s health and chronic pain.
Gail has two grown children. She lives with her husband and 3 rescued dogs, and cats in Eugene. She enjoys hiking, traveling, playing djembe drums, creating stained glass artwork, and cooking.
Tami Eisaman, PT, DPT
Tami received her Doctor in Physical Therapy from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Her clinical experience has been in orthopaedic physical therapy with a specific interest in musculoskeletal disorders of the spine & extremities. She has attended continuing education classes focusing on Functional Orthopedics, Soft Tissue Mobilization, McConnell taping, and sports medicine.
Tami enjoys the outdoors, spending time with her husband & their yellow Lab, along with anything football.
Kathy Meldrum, MSPT
Kathy Meldrum graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, MO in 2001 with a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy. Her training focused on identifying and treating muscle imbalances and movement system impairments. She has had additional elective training in Strain Counterstrain manual therapy. She has adapted these techniques to treat patients in a variety of settings including outpatient orthopedic, inpatient acute care, inpatient neurological rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities. Kathy enjoys running, crossfit, volunteering in her children’s classroom and spending time with her husband and three children.