Dr. Elsa Mitchell, DPT

Dr. Elsa Mitchell, DPT

Physical Therapy  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Elsa Mitchell, DPT is a physical therapist in Portland, OR. She specializes in physical therapy, oncology, and more.Read her story

4001 NE Halsey St Ste 100

Portland, OR 97232

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Oregon
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This content was provided by Dr. Mitchell "Elsa has diverse clinical experience in lymphedema and oncology rehabilitation, Pilates and aquatics based exercise, chronic pain management, and a myriad of manual therapy techniques including manual lymphatic drainage, myofascial release, and the Graston Technique®. While she enjoys working with patients of all ages and diagnoses, she has a specific passion for working with patients before, during and after their cancer treatment. She also has a focus on sports rehabilitation. Dr. Mitchell is extremely committed to her patients and strives to empower them in reaching their goals of returning to active and healthy lifestyles. Originally from northern Wisconsin, Dr. Mitchell graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota with a Bachelor Degree in Biology with a concentration in Women's Studies. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, and has completed the Klose Training Lymphedema Certification as a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. Dr. Mitchell has assisted with teaching hands-on techniques to Physical Therapy students at Pacific University working with patients with lymphedema. She has a strong interest in nutrition and is pursuing further education to become a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner in order to provide comprehensive nutrition and wellness guidance for her patients. Dr. Mitchell is an active individual herself and enjoys yoga, Pilates, hiking, cooking, documentary photography, and exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She speaks Spanish, beginning Italian and French, and has studied and volunteered in many countries including Ecuador, Turkey, Egypt, India, Thailand, China, and Italy. Ask her about her most recent trip to Haiti and volunteering at the Healing Hands for Haiti clinic!"
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3  Specialties

  • Physical Therapy
  • Oncology
  • Sports Physical Therapy

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Mitchell does not have any board certifications listed.

9  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Graston Technique®
  • Lymph Drainage Therapy
  • Lymphedema Therapy
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Soft Tissue Massage
  • Therapeutic Massage

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • St Olaf College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Pacific University
    Other Education | Completed 2010

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Haitian Creole
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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