Staff

Jim Earle, MPT

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.

Jeremy Knedel, DPT

Ryan Troll, DPT

Ryan is originally from Pullman, Washington where he received a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree at Washington State University. He earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. Ryan has experience with neurodevelopmental pediatric rehab and structured interdisciplinary programs for chronic low back pain. He is very personable and loves helping people accomplish their goals. Ryan enjoys hiking, fishing, hunting, playing sports, snowboarding, and spending time with his family.

Alicia Reinke, BS, PTA

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 Magna, CMT, PT technician

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.

Angelica, PT Technician

Angelica, PT Technician

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 setting patients up on modalities and assisting with their exercises to aide them in their recovery. This is her first experience in a physical therapy setting and she absolutely loves it. Angelica enjoys her coworkers as well as getting to know the patients and watching them progress with their recovery. She recently received her Associate Degree in Psychology at Shasta College and is currently enrolled in California State University, Chico, working on getting her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and becoming a PTA. In her spare time, Angelica likes to spend it with her family, husband and son. She also enjoys being outdoors.

Matt, PT Tech

Matt, PT Tech

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 Shasta Lake 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 Technician. Matt enjoys most the experiences he gets with our patients and all the knowledge he has learned from the Physical Therapists he works under.

Jessica, Front Desk / Insurance Verification

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 home.

Shelbie, PT Technician

Shelbie, Receptionist

Shelbie is a Redding Native who graduated from California State University, Fullerton with her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology in 2016. After graduation, she moved back to the Redding area and joined our team as a Physical Therapist Technician. Shelbie enjoys providing patients with a positive and safe environment to heal and looks forward to going back to school to attain her PTA license. In her spare time she enjoys snowboarding, golfing, camping, and hiking with her family and her Labrador retriever.