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Gretchen Jernstedt

Gretchen Jernstedt

Clinic Care Operator

As a Clinic Care Operator Gretchen works directly with patients by assisting the physicians with all injections, follow up appointments and new patient evaluations. She also conducts brace fittings, manages physical therapy referrals and can answer questions about our recommended health supplements. Gretchen has also received specialized training in regenerative treatments such as PRP and Stem Cell Therapies.

A Portland native, born and raised, she attended Linfield College where she studied Exercise Science and Business, graduating with honors. Gretchen is an accomplished tennis player, competing all four years while at college. She has years of customer service experience working in a variety of jobs from restaurants to retail throughout college.   Most recently Gretchen worked at Step & Spine Physical Therapy in Bend, OR as a PT aide and front office manager. She’s also completed several internships in the healthcare industry creating wellness and nutrition plans as well as assisting in physical therapy clinics.

Gretchen loves staying active by spending time outdoors, going hiking, playing tennis or just exploring Portland with friends. She was interested in joining the Reflex team because of our willingness to try a multitude of approaches to help our patients reach their health and mobility goals.

“Wellness to me is a complex and multi-faceted concept, including components like physical, emotional, social, etc. I try to focus on balance in my life because when one aspect is diminished, overall health and happiness suffer tremendously.”