Dr. Michelle Beauchene, DPT, CLT is a physical therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist trained in manual lymphatic drainage and bandaging for edema reduction. She is experienced in treating patients with diverse orthopedic conditions using a combination of manual, exercise and aquatic therapies.
Michelle offers a compassionate interaction with each patient, considering individual needs and goals while utilizing an evidence based approach. She believes that patients’ goals come first and seeks to create a collaborative method in achieving them.
A pacific north-westerner, Michelle was born in raised in Yakima, WA and is excited to have settled down here in Portland. When not in the clinic, Michelle enjoys reading, gardening, preserving foods, or going backpacking on the beautiful nearby trails.
Michelle received her undergraduate degree from Western Washington University in 2005 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ in 2015.