Jim Earle, MPT
Jim is a California native who has resided in Shasta County since 1981. He is a 1985 West Valley High School graduate and attended both Shasta College and Simpson University where he completed his general AA degree. Jim went on to complete his masters of physical therapy degree at Loma Linda University, graduating magna cum laude. Jim then went on to complete additional manual therapy training, working with professional athletes in the Raiders, Chargers, and Angel organizations, as well as serving as an adjunct educator with Loma Linda University. Since returning to the Redding area, Jim has continued to specialize in orthopedic and spinal rehabilitation, practice management, as well as serving as an adjunct educator for Shasta College in the areas of kinesiology, gross anatomy, and sports medicine. Jim is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care for his patients for both Shasta Lake Physical Therapy and Palo Cedro Physical Therapy. Jim and his wife Adele have been married since 1992, have two beautiful girls, and thoroughly enjoy all the North State has to offer.
Haley Riney, DPT
Haley is a born and bred girl from the land of Kentucky, where race horses and good bourbon are made. Growing up an athlete and playing basketball in college, Haley battled injuries, divinely orchestrating her interest in the therapy world. Haley attended PT school at the University of Kentucky, earning her DPT in 2010. Beginning her career in Kentucky, Haley provided care to patients across the age spectrum, treating a variety of diagnoses including orthopedic, spinal, neurological, vestibular, and wound care conditions. In 2014, she obtained a certification in dry needling, accelerating the successful outcomes of her patients. As a result of life changes and a divine prompting, Haley began traveling as a therapist where she has now landed in Northern California. Wherever she works and whatever the setting, Haley is passionate about health and wellness and is committed to helping her patients restore pain-free functional mobility to improve the quality of their lives. Haley is passionate about her faith and the everyday adventure it brings, loves everything outdoors, is an avid hiker, competes in triathlons, hopes to surf one day, and loves to travel for fun, work, and mission!
Todd Wood, PT
Todd is a 1990 Fresno State University graduate and has provided patient care and clinical leadership in various settings since. Todd is the founder of Palo Cedro Physical Therapy joining Western Physical Therapy, Inc. in January 2021. Todd continues to see patients on a part-time/coverage basis, provides professional bicycling fitting (Dr. Fit), and enjoys spending time in the outdoors and with his family both in the North State and in Utah.
Don Baas, PT
Don is a 1990 Fresno State University graduate and has been providing patient care, practice management, and clinical development since. Don is taking an administrative and leadership role for Palo Cedro Physical Therapy and is the CEO and co-developer/co-owner of Western Physical Therapy, Inc., a multi-practice organization with offices from the Sacramento area to North of Redding, of which Palo Cedro Physical Therapy is now a part. Don enjoys the outdoors and traveling with his family.
Martee, PT Tech
Martee has spent much of her life in Northern California, holds a certificate in massage therapy and works part time as a technician in the office. Prior to joining Palo Cedro Physical Therapy Martee enjoyed a career working in the library system for over 20 years. Martee enjoys the outdoors and physical activity which contributes to her passion for helping people overcome illness and injury.
Nikki, PT Tech
Nikki was raised here in the North State after moving from Dallas TX. She earned her degree in social work with an emphasis in family studies and is a firm believer in the resilience of the human body, mind, and spirit. Walking alongside people in their healing journey is something she finds passion and purpose in. Outside of work, Nikki is a very proud mama of three wonderful daughters. They are happiest outdoors, enjoying backpacking, hiking, fishing, and camping. After 9 years in the social work field, Nikki is so excited to be starting a new adventure, with the goal of earning her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
Michelle, Front Desk Receptionist
Michelle is originally from Lafayette, LA and has been working in healthcare administration for over eight years. Michelle holds a degree in bio-psychology and was a volleyball athlete for the Oglethorpe University Petrels. Michelle enjoys the outdoors, photography, and live music, and is looking forward to getting to know her patients and fostering a positive and friendly environment for Palo Cedro Physical Therapy.