About Us

90 East 27th Ave.
Eugene, Oregon, 97405
PH: 541-653-9696
FAX: 541-653-9669

Cooperative Performance & Rehabilitation provides cutting-edge physical therapy and athletic performance training. Our highly trained physical therapists work to help patients recover from injuries and post-surgical conditions and to help athletes—recreational and professional—attain peak performance.

Kenji Carp, PT, OCS, ATC, the clinic founder and director has over 25 years of clinical experience. Kenji began his career as a Certified Athletic Trainer and volunteered as the Head Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer for the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships. Kenji is Board Certified in Orthopedic Clinical Specialty through the American Physical Therapy Association. He is also Advanced Competency Certified in Vestibular/balance therapy. A writer and medical illustrator, Kenji has co-authored multiple texts and journal articles and teaches continuing education courses in the field. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology from the University of Colorado and a Master of Physical Therapy from Carroll University. A Eugene local Kenji enjoys hanging out with his daughters, snowboarding, and making things that are aesthetically pleasing but functional in his shop.

Kenji Carp, PT, OCS, ATC

Rachel Robinson, PT, DPT grew up in Northeast Ohio, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from the University of Akron followed by her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Ohio University. During her time at Ohio University, Rachel worked at the OU Walking and Running Clinic where she gained experience in 2D and 3D running gait analysis and clinical management of running related injury. She worked closely with the university’s Division 1 cross country team and was heavily involved in nationally presented research regarding performance and injury of these athletes. In addition to orthopedics and running related injury, Rachel has advanced training and clinical experience in vestibular rehabilitation including concussion/MTBI. No matter the condition, Rachel is passionate about educating and providing individuals with strategies to overcome physical hardships so they can return to the activities they love most. Outside of the clinic, Rachel enjoys trail running, cycling, backpacking, playing piano, and traveling around her new home in the Pacific Northwest.

Rachel Robinson

Jake Stephens, PT, DPT was born and raised in Southwest Ohio. Prior to calling Eugene his new home, Jake attended Ohio University and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology and went on to acquire his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Jake enjoys treating both orthopedic and neurologic conditions with a focus of running related injuries and patients with Vestibular disorders. Physical fitness has always played a big role in Jake’s life as he was a Personal Trainer prior to becoming a Physical Therapist and was the team captain for his Division 1 collegiate Cross Country and Track team and continues to enjoy running post-collegiately. Jake enjoys teaching and working with others and was an Anatomy and Physiology professor for undergraduate students while attending graduate school. During his free time, Jake enjoys exploring the outdoors, working out, playing board games, and watching Ohio sports teams!

Jake Stephens, PT, DPT

Michael Robinson, PT, DPT was born and raised in the Akron, Ohio area. Prior to moving to Eugene, Mike obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from The University of Akron and his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Ohio University. Mike holds 2 advanced certifications including Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT Part A) and Graston Therapy Technique. Mike has additional education in analysis and treatment of running athletes, vestibular rehabilitation, and manual therapy. He enjoys treating orthopedic conditions, some neurologic conditions and sports injuries. Mike’s passion is to return people to recreational activities that their current functional limitation prevents them from accomplishing. To better serve his patients, Mike is pursuing advanced certification as a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist. Outside of work, Mike is passionate about recreational running, cycling, soccer, hiking, backpacking and gardening. He enjoys traveling with his wife Rachel who also works as a physical therapist.

Michael Robinson, PT, DPT

Wade Whittington, PTA, has been in clinical practice in Oregon since 2013, gaining valuable clinical experience in outpatient, skilled nursing, and home health settings. He obtained his Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree at Lane Community College. His clinical interests lie in orthopedics, manual, and vestibular rehabilitation and he enjoys working with a diverse variety of individuals to return them to prior function. He has made Eugene his home for more than 20 years, where he has been pleased to raise his family. In his spare time he enjoys woodworking projects, training in martial arts, hiking, riding his motorcycle, playing music, and gaming.

Wade Whittington, PTA

Michael Duffy, PT, DPT is a Eugene native whose passion for movement took him to the University of Oregon where he received a Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology while volunteering as a youth basketball coach and a student research assistant. He then ventured out to Denver, where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Colorado. While in Colorado Michael also worked for a cancer research team at the university hospital where he saw the impact that a collaborative healthcare team can have on patients’ lives. Michael enjoys working with patients with a broad range of conditions including orthopedic injuries, neurological conditions, and vestibular conditions. His treatment philosophy is to use movement as medicine to help people move towards healthier, happier lives. In his free time, Michael enjoys playing basketball and soccer, traveling, and enjoying the beautiful state of Oregon.

Michael Duffy, PT, DPT

Sierra Belisle, PT, DPT, MS was born and raised in Bend, Oregon. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Physiology at the University of Oregon where she assisted with clinical research focused on high altitude physiology. She then went on to earn a Master of Science degree from the University of Colorado Boulder in Integrative Physiology where she conducted clinical research in vascular aging and taught anatomy and exercise physiology to undergraduate students. Sierra then went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Colorado Denver. Sierra has additional training in orthopedics, neurological rehabilitation, and vestibular rehabilitation as well as extensive clinical experience working with patients with complex medical conditions. During her free time, Sierra enjoys hiking, cycling, cooking, spending time with family, and traveling with her husband Connor.

Sierra Belisle, PT, DPT, MS

Michelle Spindler, PTA, BS is an Oregon native who is passionate about health and wellness. She and her husband enjoy being active outdoors and involved in the CrossFit community. She achieved her bachelors of science from Oregon State University then went on to get her PTA degree from Lane Community College, where she developed her passion in treating both vestibular and orthopedic conditions. In her free time, you can find Michelle spending time with her family and friends while planning her next adventure.

Michelle Spindler, PTA, BS