We believe we can do more together than we can alone. Our goal is to improve the lives of those we touch by applying current and effective treatment paradigms in a healthy, healing atmosphere, encouraging progress. We look forward to serving you!
Richard received a bachelor of science degree in Physiological Science in 1993 from the University of California at Los Angeles. In 1996, he received a Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California.
He is a board certified orthopedic physical therapy specialist and has published research on patellofemoral knee pain. He has extensive post-graduate training in the field of occupational medicine and has worked with several fortune 500 companies as a certified ergonomist to prevent work injury. In his spare time, Richard enjoys boating, camping, fishing and spending time with his wife, daughter and dog Tucker.
University of Southern California
Master of Physical Therapy with distinction, 1996
University of California at Los Angeles
Bachelor of Science in Physiological Science, 1993
Michele, a native of Southern California worked in fundraising for the education and non profit industries for 25 years. After selling their family owned and operated towing service in Santa Monica she and her husband John relocated their family to the Central Coast in 1994.
A hobby enthusiast for Tortoise rescue, Michele enjoys horseback riding in rural Creston and spends most of her free time tending her animals and canning during the Summer months.
Rachael grew up on the Central Coast. After years of customer service experience, she is joining the Team with a strong background in communication and community involvement.
When she is not at work, she enjoys doing her family genealogy, traveling, spending time with her long term boyfriend, Jake, as well as lifelong sidekick and dog, Neville. She also enjoys hiking, camping, and horse back riding.
Associates Degree in General Education
David grew up in a small town in the foothills outside of Sacramento, where he discovered interests in physical therapy and athletic training after suffering sports-related injuries in high school. David studied at the University of California in Santa Barbara for two years, and decided to pursue a career in physical therapy after working as a student athletic trainer for one year. David transferred to California State University, Chico to study exercise physiology, and earned his bachelor’s degree in 2011. While studying to become a physical therapist at Sacramento State, David’s interest in orthopedic physical therapy grew, and he now wishes to join a residency program to become an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Outside of physical therapy, David enjoys traveling, being outdoors, playing and watching sports, riding his bike, and spending time with friends and family.
California State University, Sacramento
Doctor of Physical Therapy, July 2016
California State University, Chico
Bachelor of Science, Exercise Physiology, December 2011
As a student athlete at Cumberland University, she earned a dual major, a minor and an athletic training internship with the Tennessee Titans. Following her undergraduate career, Cierra gained athletic training experience working at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Walt Disney World. In 2012, she returned to Las Vegas and began working as the athletic trainer for the UNLV women’s soccer team and earned her MS in kinesiology. Cierra then explored the industrial athletic training setting while working for Phoenix Fire Department Physical Therapy.
Outside of her professional career, Cierra competes in West Coast swing dancing, enjoys DIY projects and loves spending time with her family and friends.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV MS in Kinesiology, June 2014
Cumberland University, Lebanon, TN BS in Athletic Training, December 2011 BS in Health and Human Performance, December 2011 Minor in Strength and Conditioning, December 2011
Feather River College, Quincy, CA AS in Health, PE and Exercise Science with an emphasis in Athletic Training, May 2008
"As I was receiving treatment for my back and hip Emily was always there with a smile and she always took great care and understanding with me including my last day there with my complete breakdown in tears for all they had done for me"~ Mariellen