About Juliet & Urban BodyWorks

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Licensed Massage Therapist #023125
  • Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant #8436
  • Certified Amma Therapist
  • Certified Myokinesthetic Practitioner
  • First Aid/CPR
  • **Coming in 2020, Postural Alignment Specialist (PAS) using The Egoscue Method**

Hello!

My name is Juliet Williams and I am a Portland Oregon native. My mission is to provide our diverse and active community with scientifically backed, result-driven techniques to eliminate pain.

The beginning of the journey that started Urban BodyWorks started in 2005 working as a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant in a very busy and fast paced Sports Medicine Clinic. Most of our patients consisted of athletes, workers compensation (on the job injury), TPL (third party liability/car accidents), post-surgical rehab, neck and back pain. I would often see patients who continued to hurt despite their strength, range of motion and diagnostic testing coming back as “normal.” It didn’t make sense and I felt there was something missing. Turns out I was right!

In 2013 I was given an opportunity to expand outside the physical therapy realm and focus on my desire to get educated in holistic health. I am a graduate of The Wellspring School of Healing Arts, where I formally studied Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Amma Therapy. During this time I started implementing the Myokinesthetic System at work in the physical therapy setting and was genuinely shocked at just how fast and effective the results were with my patient’s musculoskeletal and nerve related pain. This ranged from mild muscle strains to inflamed acute radiculopathies. This made me quickly realize what a unique and effective skill set I inadvertently created!

There is more than “one way up the mountain” to attain better health. I offer the best of both worlds using scientifically backed and studied techniques and the centuries old wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Over the past several years I have been lucky enough to work with and learn from intelligent and dedicated therapists and teachers from both Western and Eastern perspectives. My vision is to help contribute to the transformation of our current Western health care model into a more people-centered, holistic and integrative one by utilizing both Eastern and Western practices.

Urban BodyWorks is all inclusive and values all members of our diverse Portland
community.

In good health,
Juliet