Ann Mullen, PTA, LMT, is a licensed massage therapist and a licensed physical therapist assistant.  A graduate of massage therapy training in 2003, she has experience in providing service to a wide variety of clientele with differing musculoskeletal pathologies.  During your massage therapy session with Ann, she is able to provide specific, deep tissue targeted therapeutic bodywork, as well as relaxation massage.  Ann is certified in Graston Technique ®. She has completed several hours of continuing education courses with a focus on precision neuromuscular therapy and myofascial release.  She also has additional training and education in therapeutic exercise rehabilitation, anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, and trigger point therapy.  While enrolled as a physical therapist assistant student, she gained clinical experience in orthopedic outpatient, skilled care, and pediatrics.  As a PTA student, Ann also volunteered as a sidewalker at Forward Stride where she worked with children of all ages assisting them with horseback riding skills as a therapeutic and rehabilitative treatment, known as hippotherapy.  Ann values excellent communication, the importance of ethical standards, and has a dedication to providing high quality, compassionate client care.  She is committed to providing bodywork for the benefits of the mind, body, and soul of her clients.

Although originally from Illinois, Ann attended the University of Oregon as an anthropology major.  Post-graduation she worked as an archaeologist with the Oregon State Museum of Anthropology, but eventually decided to return to her home state where she enrolled as a student at the Chicago School of Massage Therapy.  After working as a massage therapist for several years, Ann decided to make her way back to Oregon to pursue an education as a physical therapist assistant.  In her spare time, Ann enjoys exploring the beauty that Oregon has to offer by hiking along its many trailways.  Upon moving back to Oregon, Ann purchased a book of Pacific Northwest hiking trails.  As of February 2017, she has completed 68 of the 100 hikes in the book and looks forward to the remaining treks from her book and beyond.