Dr. Erin Erven, PT, DPT, OCS
North Albany Clinic Operator, Physical Therapist
Dr. Erven joined Healing Motion Physical Therapy in January 2022. She brings almost ten years of experience in outpatient orthopedics.
Erin was born and raised in Corvallis. She attended Oregon State University and graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science in 2010. She enjoyed her time playing soccer for the women’s club team while at OSU. She completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in Denver at the University of Colorado and graduated in 2013. She has been practicing in the Corvallis/Albany area since 2013.
Erin is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist. She loves working with all orthopedic conditions but is passionate about caring for her fellow mamas. She has additional training in prenatal and postpartum physical therapy. She also has training in manual therapy techniques to help all her patients move better and with less pain before progressing their individualized and progressive exercise program.
When she’s not at work, Erin enjoys spending time with her husband, Shiloh, and two children, Alexandra and Brooks. Erin loves to stay active and can often be found out trail running or at boot camp!
Dr. MollyAnn Hunt, PT, DPT
Dr. Hunt joined Healing Motion Physical Therapy in April 2022.
MollyAnn was born and raised in Albany, Oregon. She graduated from West Albany High School in 2005, being part of the 50th graduating class. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Sport and Science from Oregon State University in 2010. She worked in various career fields after college including coaching, managing the Boys and Girls Club, and as a PT aide. In 2014, she moved to San Diego, CA to pursue her Doctor of Physical Therapy. In 2016, she completed her DPT from the University of St Augustine Health Sciences.
During her high school, collegiate, and professional school years, MollyAnn was involved in a variety of sports spanning from softball, soccer, basketball, golf, and cheerleading. She continues to be actively involved in sports and enjoys attending her children’s sporting events as well.
Throughout her time at the University of St Augustine, MollyAnn took various courses towards her Manual Therapy Certification. She has also immersed herself in functional movement assessment evaluation training with SFMA certification. During her time at the University of St Augustine, she participated in neurological and pediatric POINT labs for those unable to acquire health insurance or struggling with medical bills.
Growing up in the city that she loves, Albany has made her appreciate the sense of community and compassion that the town embodies. She enjoys staying current on the inner workings of the city with various volunteer work and working closely with the high schools to keep athletes and coaches up on the newest research for proper exercise and strengthening programs. MollyAnn has a passion for working with pediatric, middle school and high school patients, who love her energy and excellent skills.
Outside of work MollyAnn enjoys spending time with her husband Nate and four children, Bella, Jeffrey, Hudson, and Zander, running, and drinking copious amounts of coffee. She is often found attending her kids sporting events.
Dr. Erik Cronrath, PT, DPT
Dr. Cronrath joined Healing Motion Physical Therapy in November 2022.
Erik was born and raised in Battle Ground, Washington. He moved to Oregon to attend Corban University for his undergrad in 2008. While at Corban, Erik played college basketball all four years and ran track his senior year. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Erik worked as a PT aide and groundskeeper for several years before applying to physical therapy schools. Erik graduated from George Fox University in 2020 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
After graduating from George Fox University, Erik practiced in Silverton, Oregon, working in both the hospital and outpatient clinic setting. This combination allowed him to often see patients’ first steps after surgery and then help guide them through their outpatient rehab journey. Erik has a strong desire to embolden his patients to achieve their goals and help them reach new heights they did not believe possible!
When not at work, Erik enjoys spending time with his wife Hannah and their four children, Elliana, Michaelyn, Jameson, and Barrett.
Dr. Kjell Mann, PT, DPT, CSCS
Dr. Mann joined Healing Motion Physical Therapy in May 2023.
Kjell, originally from Minnesota, is a recent Oregon resident as of August 2020. He attended the University of Minnesota-Duluth and graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science in 2016. During this time, he participated as a captain and vice president of the UMD club soccer team. Alongside his athletic endeavors, he volunteered as a mentor and coached local youth teams throughout his college years. He graduated from the University of Jamestown, North Dakota in 2019 and shortly thereafter made his move to Oregon. He has been a local therapist in Albany, OR since his move in 2020.
Kjell is a Certified Strength and Condition Specialist (CSCS) and enjoys treating his fitness athletes, weekend warriors and in community CrossFitters. Alongside his specialized training with fitness athletes, Kjell has additional skills in manipulation/manual therapy, vestibular care, and progressive loading principles to help any individual return to the activities that they love pain-free.
When Kjell is not at work, he is spending time as a certified CrossFit coach at a local gym, exploring the outdoors Oregon has to offer, or is competing in a soccer match on the weekends. He also enjoys working as a volunteer with local youth services to better the community as a whole. His unique passion for patient care and willingness to put in the extra work will get his patients reaching far beyond their expectations on the road to recovery!
Front Office Manager
Kristy joined Healing Motion Physical Therapy in February of 2023.
Kristy was born in Wyoming, and raised in Montana and Oklahoma. She relocated to Oregon 9 years ago and considers it her forever home. Kristy lives in Albany with her husband Josh, her beloved Doberman, cats and chickens.
Kristy has a deep love for travel, exploring new cultures, and eating her way through a vacation. In addition she enjoys gardening, going to estate sales, watching live music, spending time with friends and family, and going on outdoor adventures.
Kristy is a passionate runner, currently training for multiple marathons. She completed the New York City Marathon in 2022 and uses her love for running to raise awareness for the rare disease, Epidermolysios Bullosa. Kristy is the co-founder of Pursuit for Patterson, a non-profit dedicated to advocating for the rare disease community, which she has been a part of for 7 years.
Front Office Administrator
Mackenzie joined Healing Motion Physical Therapy in July of 2023.
Mackenzie was born and raised in Corvallis, Oregon. She graduated from Corvallis High School in 1998. She attended Linn Benton Community College and Oregon State University where she studied Human Development and Family Studies. In 2006 she graduated from Cosmetology school as a Hair Stylist, Nail Technician, and Esthetician. That same summer she married the love of her life, Ryan. In 2008 she became a mom and decided to stay home to be with her kids. In 2015 she went back to the salon industry where she worked until 2017 when she got a job working at her kid’s elementary school here in Albany.
Mackenzie loves spending time with her family. They love to be outside camping, going to their family cabin on the Alsea River, spending time at Triangle Lake, and exploring Oregon. She also loves to go wine tasting and try new places to eat with her husband and friends.
She is a lover of all musicals, especially Hamilton! She loves to spend time at home reading a good book snuggled up with her dog, Bailey and two cats, Raider and Weezie.
When Mackenzie isn’t busy exploring Oregon you can find her supporting her 3 kids with their many activities.
Physical Therapy Aide
Makoa joined Healing Motion Physical Therapy in October of 2022.
Born and raised in the small coastal town of North Bend, Oregon, Makoa now resides in Corvallis attending Oregon State University working towards a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. After graduating, Makoa plans to attend graduate school to pursue a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
Outside of work and school, Makoa loves spending time you her friends, camping, floating the river in the summer, and skiing in the winter! She enjoys traveling and making memories with her family.
Physical Therapy Aide
Alex joined Healing Motion Physical Therapy in May of 2022.
Alex was born in Kansas, but has lived in the Willamette Valley for most of his life. He is now in his senior year at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in Kinesiology. After graduating, he plans to attend physical therapy school.
Outside of school and work, Alex enjoys playing golf, listening to music, and hiking with his adorable rescue dog, Lucy.