Meet our Staff 

    Daniel Bajada, MPT, CSCS, FAAOMPT  [ Email ]

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 MPT, CSCS, CPI  [ Email ]

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.
 

     
    Katherine Murray PT, DPT  [ Email ]

Education:
B.S. Exercise Science, UC Davis
M.S.P.T. Physical Therapy, University of the Pacific
D.P.T. Physical Therapy, Marymount University

Postgraduate Training/Certifications:
Katherine completed the Folsom Long Term Orthopedic Manual Therapy Program with an emphasis on manual therapy and therapeutic exercise. Katherine also completed the Herdman Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency course for the treatment of various vestibular disorders. She also teaches part time at the University of the Pacific Physical Therapy program. Katherine’s areas of interest include orthopedics, sports medicine, manual treatment, vestibular and neurological disorders. In her free time Katherine enjoys biking, hiking, and playing golf.

 
     
    Drusilla Thompson, PT, DPT, OCS    [ Email ]

Education:
B.S. Exercise Science, UC Davis
D.P.T Physical Therapy, University of the Pacific

Postgraduate Training/Certifications:
Dru is certified as a clinical specialist in orthopedics by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists. She has training in shoulder and knee rehabilitation, functional and core stabilization training as well as kinesiotaping and oncology rehabilitation. Dru focuses on personalized treatment through a combination of manual therapy, functional training and education. She has continued to take courses to keep up with the latest techniques and theories when it comes to the treatment of musculoskeletal imbalances and biomechanical dysfunctions. When she isn't working with patients, Dru enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking and playing basketball and tennis.
 

     
    Heather Rose, MPT    [ Email ]

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

Postgraduate Training/Certifications:
Heather has 14 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.
 

     
    Ashleigh Miller, PT, DPT, CSCS    [ Email ]

Education:
B.S. Biology. Minor Exercise & Sports Studies/Personal training, UC Santa Barbara
D.P.T Physical Therapy, Western University of Health Sciences

Postgraduate Training/Certifications:
Ashleigh completed her doctorate in physical therapy at Western University of Health Sciences. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Level 1 Crossfit Trainer and certified in Rock Tape (kinesiotaping). Ashleigh’s areas of interest are orthopedics and sports medicine. Ashleigh’s treatment philosophy is in order to overcome dysfunction and pain one must have correct foundation in mobility and stability. Treatment combining these two elements will create more efficient movement and prevent future injuries. In her free time, Ashleigh enjoys training for her next Crossfit competition, biking, traveling and spending time with her fiancée, family and dog.
 
     

 
   
 
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Email:
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