Our Team

Our professionals are dedicated to helping you move feel live better.

Meet Our Team

Through skillful application of the best evidence-based knowledge and techniques, combined with our commitment to your education and self-care, we will help restore normal movement, reduce or alleviate your pain and get you back to PROFORMING at the highest level! Meet our team of experts! 

Janice Albert

PT, DPT, CAPP-Pelvic

Dr. Janice Albert is a New Orleans native who received her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University in 2014 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of South Alabama in 2017.  She was introduced to physical therapy in middle school and wanted to share the power of exercise and conservative management with as many people as possible.

In 2023, Janice earned her Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Health Physical Therapy from the American Physical Therapy Association.  She specializes in both pelvic health and orthopedic impairments and addresses the whole person, not just an individual body part.  She is an active listener who uses manual therapy techniques and functional strength training to help patients reach their goals.   She has a strong emphasis on teaching independent strategies for pain management and progressing function, adapting to meet each patient’s lifestyle needs.

In college, Janice was on the club triathlon team and experienced the joys of endurance exercise.  She has patient and practitioner perspectives in regards to running, cycling, and hiking.


When she is not focused on physical therapy, Janice enjoys hiking, backpacking, or snowboarding in the mountains. She is a New Orleanian with an extensive costume collection, so she also enjoys exploring all the excitement Seattle has to offer.

Melissa Caviezel


Melissa Caviezel received her Master of Physical Therapy degree from Eastern Washington University in 2003.  Since then, she has practiced in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy.

She is board certified by the American Physical Therapy Association as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and is a Certified Manual Physical Therapist through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy.  Areas of interest include spine and sacroiliac joint dysfunction, sports rehabilitation, and movement pattern re-education to treat repetitive trauma/overuse syndromes.

Melissa’s treatment approach combines manual therapy, posture and movement re-education, core stabilization and functional strengthening with the goal to optimize movement patterns in order to get patients back to the activities that are most important to them.

Strong emphasis is placed on patient education and providing the individual with tools that will allow them to obtain their goals and continue to be successful at home.


In her free time, Melissa enjoys spending time outdoors. Passions of hers include running, triathlons, camping, and mountain biking.

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Robert Cheng- Owner


Dr. Robert Cheng has been practicing Physical Therapy for over 25 years having obtained his Physical Therapy degree from the University of Connecticut in 1998 and completing his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Boston University 2007.  He is board certified by the American Physical Therapy Association as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and is a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist through Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy.  He is also FMS Level 1 Certified, Graston Certified, and is a Certified Clinical Instructor by the APTA.

Originally from Connecticut, Robert’s past experiences include working at several community hospitals in the NYC area as well as being a Senior PT at the famed Rusk Institute at NYU Medical Center.  Transitioning to outpatient private practice he held the position of Senior PT at Central Park Physical Therapy in NYC followed by his work as the Facility Manager of Sports Physical Therapy of New York’s Upper West Side office. Robert was also designated as a “Master Clinician” by the NYU School of Physical Therapy for his work with their student program and assistance with their musculoskeletal interventions class.  Robert also served on the volunteer Medical Staff for several NYC Marathons.

After moving to Seattle, Robert worked at Swedish Medical Center, serving on both the PT department’s Fall Prevention Committee, the Sports Team and was the Center Coordinator for Clinical Education.  He served on the medical center’s Musculoskeletal Service Line Implementation Committee and was a faculty member and lecturer for Swedish’s annual Orthopedics Symposium for the PCP.  Robert also served as the Chair of the Physical Therapy of Washington Association’s Cultural Competency Task Force.

Following his work at Swedish, Robert served as the Supervisor of Physical Therapy at the Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium.  In addition to his clinical role, Robert also assisted in the implementation of standardized ACL and Shoulder post-operative rehab protocols, helped develop the Golf Medicine program and instituted the department’s first PT Grand Rounds series.  

Following his work at the University of Washington, Robert returned to full-time clinical practice working for Mark and Anne-Marie Trombold at ProFormance Rehab.  In 2020, he took the baton from the Trombold’s becoming the new owner of ProFormance.  He remains committed to building upon the practice’s reputation for clinical excellence, as well as its’ reputation for being a caring, warm, fun, and family-oriented environment that seeks to improve the lives of the people it serves every day.  

With a philosophy of care that emphasizes the movement system, patient education and mindfulness,  Robert aspires to empower his patients become their own “best physical therapist”!


Robert currently serves on the APTA WA Special Committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as the APTA’s PT Moves Me campaign.  Outside of work, Robert’s interests include spending quality time with his wife and kids, skiing, running, hiking and the occasional triathlon to justify his eating and drinking habits.

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Amber Gaw


Since graduating from the University of Washington’s Physical Therapy program, Amber Gaw has developed her techniques in a variety of private, outpatient orthopedic settings. Her professional growth includes strengths in general orthopedic rehabilitation, pre- and post-surgical treatments, and sacroiliac and spinal dysfunction.

As a skilled manual therapist with a strong focus on patient education, Amber applies her multi-faceted treatment approach to restore function and help patients return to normal activity.


Amber enjoys the outdoors. Some of her favorite activities include running, hiking, and backpacking. She is a student of photography and loves to travel.

Sarah Hipskind


Dr. Sarah Hipskind was born and raised in Indianapolis, IN. She graduated from Marquette University in May 2023 from their accelerated Physical Therapy program with a focus area of Sports Medicine.  Sarah also minored in Spanish for the health professions!

Sarah incorporates care for the whole person in her treatment approach, looking both at the body and the mind in order to create attainable goals and effective care plans.  She uses a combination of manual therapy and exercise programming to restore efficient movement patterns and build strength.  She has a passion for working with endurance athletes and injuries of the knee joint.


Outside the clinic, Sarah enjoys running, hiking, paddle boarding, xc skiing, watching college football and spending time with her friends. Sarah spent the past three years as a member of Marquette’s triathlon team and enjoyed coaching high school cross country during her final year in Milwaukee.  She enjoys coffee and can be found exploring local coffee shops on the weekends with a good book in hand.

Hola, soy Sarah! Estoy hispanohablante and ojalá que puedo servirte así que se puedes devolver a sus actividades favoritas. Me gusta correr y escalar los montañas. Gradué de Marquette Universidad en Milwaukee, WI y mover a Seattle este verano para empezar mi carera profesional.

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Rebecca Irwin


Dr. Rebecca Irwin, born and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, with a focus on manual therapy. Rebecca’s treatment philosophy involves a holistic approach, incorporating manual therapy techniques, patient education, and core and postural stabilization into all treatment programs. She is dedicated to providing quality, individualized care to all of her patients, and is passionate about helping them get back to what they love to do.

Prior to joining the team at ProFormance Rehab, Rebecca worked in outpatient orthopedic clinics in New York City and Seattle, where she has sharpened her manual therapy skills and emphasized her focus in functional exercise rehab programs. Currently, she is focusing on continuing education through the Maitland-Australian Approach, with the goal of becoming a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist.


Outside of the clinic, Rebecca enjoys exploring the world around her. She loves cooking, traveling, music, hiking, and spending quality time with her friends and family.

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Margo Scheet


Dr. Margo Scheet has been practicing physical therapy in the outpatient orthopedic setting for 25 years and has specialized in biomechanics, gait analysis, and custom orthotic fabrication since 2002. She has a passion for movement evaluation and postural analysis with a focus on injury prevention. She utilizes a variety of manual therapy techniques, exercises prescription, and movement retraining to address pain and dysfunction. Margo has a very detailed approach to treatment whether it’s fine-tuning an orthotic or retraining a runner’s form. 

As a three-sport athlete in high school, Margo was introduced to physical therapy from the patient’s perspective early on in life. The power to be in charge of your own health and recovery has inspired her since. Margo received her Bachelor’s degree in PT from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, where she ran Division I cross country and track. Originally from Portland, she returned to the northwest and obtained her Doctorate in PT at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.


Margo continues to pursue her passion for long-distance running. She also loves to backpack, camp, travel, and ski with her husband and two daughters. When she’s not working or running you can find her happily cooking in the kitchen, volunteering at school, or cheering on her daughters’ sports teams.

Megan Warres


Dr. Megan Warres, originally from Baltimore, Maryland, earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2015.  A lifelong dancer, Megan became passionate about physical therapy after sustaining a dance injury.  She has had the privilege of working with a diverse range of patients, from those with orthopedic and neurological conditions to dancers, geriatric, and pediatric cases.

Beyond patient care, Megan has ventured into teaching wellness exercise classes, mentoring aspiring therapists as a clinical instructor as well as delivering continuing education to fellow professionals, conducting clinical research and working on apps to spread knowledge about preventative PT care.  She thrives on the joy of building meaningful connections with patients, brightening their day, and helping them achieve their goals.  Megan is excited to continue her work with patients and become part of the vibrant Seattle community.


In her leisure time, Megan enjoys dancing, hiking, exploring international cuisine, gardening, and chess club.

Cynthia Coleman

Billing Manager

Cynthia was born and raised on the beautiful Redwood coast of Northern California, in Humboldt County. She raised her family in the same small town where she grew up and while doing so, served as President of the local School Board for 9 years.

Cynthia worked for the local pharmacy and that’s where she found her love for billing.  After working at the pharmacy for many years, she worked for a family medical clinic as the Lead Billing Manager for ten years. When her youngest child left for college, she packed up and moved to Seattle to be close to her grandson.

After moving to Seattle, Cynthia worked for a physical therapy office until their closure and then for an orthopedic surgeons office.


Cynthia enjoys spending time with her family, grandkids and granddog. She enjoys traveling, hiking, live music, theater and exploring all the great Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Lillia Goehrig

Patient Service Coordinator

Lillia moved to Washington state in late 2019.  Previously having worked at a Physical Therapy office, they found their passion in helping patients achieve their long term health goals, they chose to continue in this field after moving to Seattle in late 2023.


In Lillia’s leisure time, they enjoy making music, costuming, reading, and going out with friends.

Adriana Castaneda

Patient Service Coordinator

Adriana is a graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in Public Health and Nutrition.   Her previous work at other Physical Therapy clinics helped shape her true passion for helping others.   She was born and raised in Seattle, WA but also lived and studied for a year in Mexico.


Adriana enjoys exercising ,traveling and hiking around the Pacific Northwest. She also loves playing sports in her free time, especially soccer.


Phone: (206) 322-2842
Fax: (206) 322-6232
Email: info@proformancerehab.com



2815 Eastlake Ave E, Ste 170
Seattle, WA 98102