"Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience" - American Physical Therapy Association, Vision Statement



  • Examines, evaluates, diagnoses and treats conditions that limit the body's ability to function in daily life.
  • Utilizes evidence-based treatment to increase mobility to improve daily activities.
  • Obtains specialized education to restore motion, prevent or manage a condition to achieve long-term quality of life.
  • In Oregon, you may make an appointment directly with a physical therapist, without needing a doctor's referral. Some insurance companies will require a referral to receive coverage, please contact us if you have any questions: 541-241-6837 or connect@destinationrehab.org

Dr. Carol-Ann Nelson offers physical therapy sessions based in the community and on the trail. Carol-Ann grew up in Eugene and attended Willamette University before heading to the east coast for Duke University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program. While there, she demonstrated leadership and service as Class President of her DPT class, planning and participating in many community outreach events. After graduating, Carol-Ann moved to Florida where she worked as a Physical Therapist in the Neuro Recovery Center at Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital. She has experience treating patients with a variety of complex neurologic conditions, including Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Parkinson's, Guillain Barre, CP, Spina Bifida and Multiple Sclerosis. Carol-Ann is passionate about combining her love of the outdoors with bringing people to a new level of ability in their daily function. She is a licensed physical therapist in Oregon and a member of the Oregon PT Association, American Physical Therapy Association and the Neurologic Section.


We are able to bill most insurance companies through our partnership with Step and Spine Physical Therapy. Referrals from your primary care provider can be faxed to Destination Rehab at: 541-728-0715

If you would like to pay out-of-pocket instead of using insurance, please contact us directly at: 541-241-6837. Listed below are our rates:

Initial Consultation (20min): No Charge

Private Session: $125/session - contact us to schedule an initial evaluation session (approx. 1 hr)