About Us

90 East 27th Ave.
Eugene, Oregon, 97405
PH: 541-653-9696
FAX: 541-653-9669

Cooperative Performance & Rehabilitation provides cutting-edge physical therapy and athletic performance training. Our highly trained physical therapists work to help patients recover from injuries and post-surgical conditions and to help athletes—recreational and professional—attain peak performance.

Kenji Carp, PT, OCS, ATC, founder of the clinic and Eugene local, has 20 years of clinical experience and over a decade of management experience. Kenji began his career as a Certified Athletic Trainer and recently served as the Head Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer for the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships. Kenji is Board Certified in Orthopedic Clinical Specialty through the American Physical Therapy Association. He is also Advanced Competency Certified in Vestibular/balance therapy. A writer and medical illustrator, Kenji has co-authored multiple texts and journal articles and teaches continuing education courses in the field. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology from the University of Colorado and a Master of Physical Therapy from Carroll College. Kenji enjoys snowboarding, cycling, and drift boating with his daughters in their spare time.

Kenji Carp, PT, OCS, ATC

Kristi Hess, PT, OCS, has over 20 years of orthopedic physical therapy experience treating a variety of conditions including sports injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation, arthritic conditions, and balance disorders. With a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy from Indiana University and certification as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association, Kristi enjoys working with patients of all ages to help restore function and get them back to work, recreation, and sports. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, water skiing, stand up paddle boarding, running, and hiking.

Kristi Hess, PT, OCS

Rachel Robinson, PT, DPT grew up in Northeast Ohio, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from the University of Akron followed by her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Ohio University. During her time at Ohio University, Rachel worked at the OU Walking and Running Clinic where she gained experience in 2D and 3D running gait analysis and clinical management of running related injury. She worked closely with the university’s Division 1 cross country team and was heavily involved in nationally presented research regarding performance and injury of these athletes. In addition to orthopedics and running related injury, Rachel has advanced training and clinical experience in vestibular rehabilitation including concussion/MTBI. No matter the condition, Rachel is passionate about educating and providing individuals with strategies to overcome physical hardships so they can return to the activities they love most. Outside of the clinic, Rachel enjoys trail running, cycling, backpacking, playing piano, and traveling around her new home in the Pacific Northwest.

Rachel Robinson

James Lupinski, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS, born and raised in Klamath Falls, Oregon, received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northern Arizona University. James specializes in treating orthopedic/sports injuries, vestibular conditions and MTBI/concussions. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, as well as a Certified Athletic Trainer, working with athletes ranging from high school to the professional level. Before attending Physical Therapy school, he received a double Bachelor’s of Science degree in Athletic Training and Exercise Sport Science from Oregon State University, as well as interning with the Seattle Seahawks, and Washington State University D1 athletes. In his free time, James enjoys playing sports, exercising, swimming, riding quads, traveling and hanging out with friends and family.

James Lupinski, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS

Jake Stephens, PT, DPT was born and raised in Southwest Ohio. Prior to calling Eugene his new home, Jake attended Ohio University and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology and went on to acquire his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Jake enjoys treating both orthopedic and neurologic conditions with a focus of running related injuries and patients with Vestibular disorders. Physical fitness has always played a big role in Jake’s life as he was a Personal Trainer prior to becoming a Physical Therapist and was the team captain for his Division 1 collegiate Cross Country and Track team and continues to enjoy running post-collegiately. Jake enjoys teaching and working with others and was an Anatomy and Physiology professor for undergraduate students while attending graduate school. During his free time, Jake enjoys exploring the outdoors, working out, playing board games, and watching Ohio sports teams!

Jake Stephens, PT, DPT

Michael Robinson, PT, DPT was born and raised in the Akron, Ohio area. Prior to moving to Eugene, Mike obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from The University of Akron and his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Ohio University. Mike holds 2 advanced certifications including Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT Part A) and Graston Therapy Technique. Mike has additional education in analysis and treatment of running athletes, vestibular rehabilitation, and manual therapy. He enjoys treating orthopedic conditions, some neurologic conditions and sports injuries. Mike’s passion is to return people to recreational activities that their current functional limitation prevents them from accomplishing. To better serve his patients, Mike is pursuing advanced certification as a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist. Outside of work, Mike is passionate about recreational running, cycling, soccer, hiking, backpacking and gardening. He enjoys traveling with his wife Rachel who also works as a physical therapist.

Michael Robinson, PT, DPT