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


Dr. Carol-Ann Nelson offers physical therapy sessions in the community and outdoors. She grew up in Eugene, received her BLA at Willamette University, then graduated from Duke University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program. While there, she served as Class President of her DPT class. After graduating, Carol-Ann 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.

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  • 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


We are able to bill most insurance companies through our partnership with Step & 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

Customized Session: $125/session - contact Carol-Ann to schedule an initial evaluation session (carolann@destinationrehab.org, 541.241.6837)

Referrals are not required. However if you have one it can be faxed to Destination Rehab: 541.610.1572 - Referral form link: HERE