Jesse Elis graduated with his doctorate from University of North Dakota in 2009 and practiced in the Phoenix Valley since starting his career. He received his Orthopedic Certified Specialty in 2011 and followed up with completing a fellowship of orthopedic manual therapy in 2015 through Evidence in Motion.  In addition to the rigorous workload of EIM fellowship, he’s worked very closely for multiple years under the tutelage of Tim Fearon, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT.  His philosophy is eclectic but is heavily influenced conceptually by Maitland.

Jesse is presently the Director of Player Health and Performance for the Portland Trailblazers.

His practice has consisted of various settings, a solid blend of sports medicine, orthopedic manual therapy and return to sport progression.  He has been involved with the Oakland A’s, San Francisco Giants organizations, and has been the PT Director of EXOS. He also worked at the Shanghai Research Institute of Sports Medicine and managed rehab services to the related national Olympic teams.  In addition, he’s been involved within the ATP/WTA TOUR's and has been a personal performance PT for 2 different tennis players during two separate seasons.

When he’s not working, he is usually enjoying a new restaurant or supporting local music and art.  His three new favorite hobbies are: kayaking, tennis, and breweries.