Meet our Staff 

    Daniel Bajada, MPT, CSCS, FAAOMPT  [ dbajada@pacerclinic.com ]

Education:
B.S. Exercise Science, U.C. Davis
M.P.T. Physical Therapy, Western University of Health Sciences

Postgraduate Training/Certifications:
Danny is a graduate of the Kaiser Permanente Hayward Fellowship in Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy emphasizing in the diagnosis and treatment of complex orthopedic conditions. This allowed him to become a part of a very elite group of clinicians as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. He is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Danny’s particular areas of interest include orthopedics, sports medicine and manual therapy.
 
 
     
    Tania Bajada DPT, CPI  [ tbajada@pacerclinic.com ]

Education:
B.A. Human Biodynamics, U.C. Berkeley
M.P.T. Physical Therapy, Western University of Health Sciences
D.P.T. Physical Therapy, Evidence in Motion

Postgraduate Training/Certifications:
Tania completed the Kaiser Hayward Orthopedic Manual Therapy program emphasizing in the diagnosis and treatment of complex orthopedic conditions. She has also completed the Kaiser Vallejo Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation program emphasizing treatment of neurological disorders. Tania is a Certified Pilates Instructor and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Her particular areas of interest include sports and orthopedics for the general and pediatric population, treating high functioning neurological clients, and spinal stabilization using traditional and Pilates Reformer based exercises. In her free time she enjoys hiking, biking and keeping up with her two boys.
 

     
    Heather Rose, MPT    [ hrose@pacerclinic.com ]

Education:
BA in Comparative Sociology, University of Puget Sound
MPT Physical Therapy, University of Puget Sound

Postgraduate Training/Certifications:
Heather has 17 years experience treating a wide variety of orthopedic conditions across all age groups. Her particular areas of interest involve general orthopedics, pelvic floor rehab, oncology care, and vestibular disorders. She is a certified lymphedema therapist through the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy, and has studied pelvic floor rehabilitation extensively through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. In her free time, Heather enjoys mountain biking, reading, cooking, and chasing after her young son Coleman.
 

     
    Ian Gilkison, PT, DPT, OCS    [ igilkison@pacerclinic.com ]

Education:
B.S. Exercise and Sport Science Applied Option, Oregon State University
D.P.T. Physical Therapy. Touro University Nevada

Postgraduate Training/Certifications:
Ian is a clinical specialist in orthopedics by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists. He has continued taking courses with focus on improved function and body mechanics for a wide variety of impairments. His particular areas of interest are in sports rehab for baseball and basketball athletes. In his free time, Ian enjoys attending college and professional sporting events, camping, rafting, hiking, weight training and spending time with family and friends.

     
    Preeyanka Karmarkar, PT, DPT    [ pkarmarkar@pacerclinic.com ]

Education:
B.S. Human Biology, University of California, San Diego
D.P.T. Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences - San Marcos, CA

Postgraduate Training/Certifications:
Preeyanka graduated in 2015 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in San Diego. Preeyanka has explored several different areas of physical therapy such as neurology, pediatrics, and geriatrics, but ultimately decided that orthopedics was her true passion. She has taken advanced manual therapy coursework including myofascial manipulation and evaluation and treatment of the spine. She loves working with people of varied backgrounds of all ages and helping them return to their sport, hobby, and daily activities after an injury. In her free time, Preeyanka enjoys cooking, hiking, spending time with her husband and watching her baby boy grow and play.

     

 
   
 
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2255 Ygnacio Valley - Ste E - Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Phone: (925) 930-6680 | Fax: (925) 930-7867
Email:
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Phone: (925) 855-1733 | Fax: (925) 855-1758
Email:
info@pacerclinic.com
 

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