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 recently joined our team at Shasta Lake Physical Therapy with his 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.
Stephen Davids, DPT
Steve was born and raised in Unionville, Connecticut. He attended the University of Vermont where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Movement Science in 2017. He continued on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh in 2020. Steve completed a yearlong clinical internship at the UPMC Freddie Fu Sports Medicine Center where he worked alongside spine specialists and treated college and high school athletes as well as general orthopedic conditions. Steve’s passion for working with adaptive athletes inspired him to volunteer his time with the Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports Program during his undergraduate work. He then brought this passion to the University of Pittsburgh where he and his classmates founded the Pitt Adaptive Athletics Strength and Conditioning Program. Steve is also a published first author in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma for research based on proximal humeral fractures. Steve enjoys backpacking, skiing, football and basketball, playing the sax, collecting vinyl records, and riding motorcycles. He is excited to provide quality care to his patients at Shasta Lake Physical Therapy.
Alicia Reinke, BS, PTA
Alicia attended California State University, Northridge, where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in 1997 and continued her education at Cerritos College where she earned her PTA certification in 1999. Alicia has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings with emphasis in orthopedic rehabilitation and has extensive experience with orthopedic injuries. Alicia moved to the Redding area with her family in 2007 where she began employment at Shasta Lake Physical Therapy and enjoys raising her family in Northern California with her husband.
Amanda, CMT, PT Technician
Amanda has been a Certified Massage Therapist since 2003 and a Physical Therapist Technician for over 4 years. She enjoys assisting patients in their recovery from injuries and everyday aches and pain.
Matt, PT Technician
Matt is a Southern California transplant who moved to Northern California his freshman year of high school. It took about seven years to become accustomed to his new lifestyle, and now Matt enjoys snowboarding, fishing, and chilling out at the lakes with his small yet growing family. Prior to working at Physical Therapy, Matt graduated from CSU Chico with his Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology. He worked as a manager for Burrito Bandito while attending college and has also worked for Shasta Marina and Macy’s, all of which have given him an ample amount of customer service skills that he applies as a Physical Therapy Tech. Matt enjoys most the experiences he gets with our patients and all the knowledge he has learned from the Physical Therapists he works under.
Kirstin, PT Tech
Kirstin was born and raised in Redding, received her Associate’s Degree in Natural Sciences from Shasta College in 2019 and has been working since that time as a tech at Shasta Lake Physical Therapy. She hopes to gain more experience and further her education in the field.
Sara, PT Tech
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Asiria, PT Tech
Asiria moved to Redding from Southern California in 2018 to live in a less crowded area closer to nature. Her favorite part about being a PT Tech is getting to know the patients and being a part of their recovery process. Asiria has worked as a shift supervisor at Starbucks, and she has her Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and Marketing as well. She has recently changed her career path to Kinesiology with the hope of continuing in the Physical Therapy field in the future. In her spare time, Asiria loves running, walking her dogs, and binge-watching competition baking shows like Great British Bake Off and Nailed It!
Jessica, Front Desk / Insurance Verification
Jessica began working at Shasta Lake Physical Therapy in 2016. She is responsible for verifying insurance and obtaining all authorizations, as well as helping with scheduling and other front desk tasks. Jessica has many years of medical office experience and is happy to answer any questions you may have. She has been studying Medical Office Administration at the Institute of Technology and is an energetic and hardworking teammate! In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, whether it be traveling or sticking around the home.
Angelica was born in Compton and raised in Long Beach before moving to Hayfork when she was eight. In 2008, her family relocated to Redding and they have been in the area ever since. Her job at Shasta Lake Physical Therapy includes welcoming patients, scheduling appointments, and verifying patients’ insurance plans. She also has several years’ experience as a PT Technician. Angelica enjoys her coworkers as well as getting to know the patients and watching them progress with their recovery. She has received her Associate’s Degree in Psychology at Shasta College and her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at California State University, Chico, and is currently attending school to become a PTA. In her spare time, Angelica likes to spend it with her family, husband and son. She also enjoys being outdoors.
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