Staff

Jim Earle, MPT

Jim is a California native who moved to Shasta County in 1981. He graduated from West Valley High School in 1985 and attended both Shasta College and Simpson University where he completed his General AA Degree. After finishing his pre-med life science requisites at California State University of Long Beach, he moved on to Loma Linda Medical School. Jim graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy and awards from the Dean of Allied Health, Faculty, and Published Research. While working in Southern California, Jim completed his Manual Therapy training and was fortunate to work with professional athletes from the Raiders, Chargers and Angel organizations, broadening his scope of training. Jim has been an adjunct educator at both Loma Linda University and Shasta College in the areas of Kinesiology, Gross Anatomy, and Sports Medicine. Most recently, he has developed and teaches a certification program for Physical Therapy techs/aides at Shasta College. Jim returned to the Redding area in 1999 to manage Redding Rehab and Spine, the North State’s first “spine specialty” clinic, where he became a partner in the practice while continuing to specialize in spine related injuries and sports medicine until his departure in 2004. Since that time he has been in private practice, continuing to specialize in orthopedic and spine rehabilitation in Shasta County. Jim brings a unique approach to healing and rehabilitation, and is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to his patients. Jim and his wife Adele have been married since 1992, have two beautiful girls, and thoroughly enjoy all the North State has to offer.

Garret Gheen, MPT

Garret received his Master's degree in Physical Therapy and his Bachelor's in Health Science from Loma Linda University in 2004. Garret started his career in Southern California, developing new courses and curriculum for some of the latest physical therapy techniques before moving to the Redding area with his young family in 2007. He specializes in outpatient orthopedics and neck/back rehabilitation and has developed programs for total joint rehabilitation as well as a vestibular (dizziness) rehabilitation program. Garret also is an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, certified through the American Physical Therapy Association. Garret is a devoted family man, and is active in sports and outdoor recreation including mountain biking, running, hiking, golfing, fly fishing, snowboarding, and surfing.

Megan, PT Tech

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Kristina, PT Tech

Kristina is a Burney native who has worked in the medical field and fitness industry for over 20 years. As a PT Tech, she brings her unique set of skills to assist the Physical Therapist in each individual's treatment at the clinic.

KIn her spare time, Kristina enjoys hanging out with her fabulous husband and being with her family. She loves the outdoors - her hobbies include camping, hiking, boating, skiing, quad riding, kayaking, teaching Zumba classes and walking her 3 Golden Retrievers.

Jennifer, Receptionist

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Elizabeth, Receptionist

Liz recently relocated to Burney from Chico with her husband Zack and four children and brings many years of customer service with her to Burney Physical Therapy from her experience as a property manager in Chico. She also has a Bachelor's in Interior Design and her Associate's in Architectural Drafting.

As a receptionist, Liz is your main contact when it comes to schedule an appointment or answer any questions you may have! She immensely enjoys working with her community and helping people transition to a better quality of life. Liz and her family appreciate living in the small town community and the many opportunities available for boating, riding motorcycles and ATV's, and camping.