Green Mountain PT was founded in 2020 by Dr. Sarah Paxson and is named after the beautiful green mountains of Vermont, which fostered Sarah's love and appreciation for recreating in the mountains.
Whether you are an elite athlete, are having trouble sleeping, are having pain trying to tie your shoes, or are experiencing pelvic pregnancy pains, we can help!
Learn more about us, and how we can help you below!
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MEET Dr. Sarah Paxson, PT, DPT, OCS Owner, Physical Therapist
Dr. Sarah Paxson is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy.
Dr. Sarah Paxson (preferred pronouns she/her) is a physical therapist who specializes in orthopedics and sports medicine. Sarah enjoys helping people recover from injuries to facilitate their return to what is meaningful for them - whether that is sleeping comfortably without pain, hiking in the mountains, or being able to play with their kids. Each person has a “story,” and Sarah enjoys merging the story with a thorough movement analysis in order to determine how to best help people improve their quality of life.
Sarah grew up in the beautiful green mountains of Vermont, which cultivated her thirst for the outdoors. She enjoys mountain biking, skiing, playing ice hockey, running, and trying to keep up with her young boys and husband. Given her background as an elite level athlete, she has endured many injuries, and has gleaned a greater empathy and appreciation for the recovery process.
She enjoys bringing her background as a personal trainer and registered yoga teacher into her practice as a physical therapist.
Sarah earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Washington in 2013 and her Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy in 2016. Her nine years of experience as an orthopedic physical therapist, combined with her history as an elite level athlete, allows her to relate to her clients and to provide a holistic approach to their overall wellness. Sarah strives to empower her clients with the tools they need so they can return to doing what they love.
A Bellingham native, Dr. Jennifer Feagles (preferred pronouns she/her) has been a licensed physical therapist since 2007, when she graduated from the University of Puget Sound. She enjoys working with a diverse clientele and she treats a variety of orthopedic and movement-based conditions. Her primary clinical focus is Pelvic Floor Health, including treatment of: pelvic pain, pregnancy, post-pregnancy conditions, and bladder and bowel disorders. She even started Peace Health’s Women’s Health Program.
She additionally loves working with active older clients as well as individuals who have undergone post-operative joint replacements.
Jennifer has a varied athletic background of gymnastics, tennis, skiing, biking, hiking, and dance. She currently enjoys family time, hiking with her dog, dancing, and yoga.
MEET Dr. Jennifer Feagles, PT, DPT
MEET Dr. Alana Collins, PT, DPT, CSCS
Dr. Alana Collins (preferred pronouns she/her) is a native east coaster from upstate New York who moved to Bellingham in 2006 to play professional hockey in Vancouver, Canada. She attended Dartmouth College from 2002-2005 and also played for the U.S. Women’s National Team during that time. She even ironically played against her colleague, Dr. Sarah Paxson! Alana graduated with a degree in Environmental Studies and later pursued her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT.
Alana is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has worked as a strength and conditioning coach since 2006. She specializes in orthopedics and sports medicine, including post-concussion management.
Given Alana’s history as a hockey player (from a very young age) as well as a former soccer, lacrosse, and softball player, she loves working with athletes to help them get back in the game.
She additionally enjoys exploring the outdoors with her husband and four daughters and continues to coach girls hockey locally while also playing in an adult hockey league herself.