Burch Physical Therapy

Our Staff


Bryan Burch MS, PT, OCS, SCS

Bryan has over 40 years’ experience as a physical therapist focusing on orthopaedic and sports rehabilitation. He has directed and owned Burch Physical Therapy since 1995. Bryan earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma and Rocky Mountain University, respectively. Bryan holds two board certifications as an Orthopaedic Specialist (OCS) and Sports Specialist (SCS). In 2014 Bryan became a TPI certified golf fitness instructor.

Bryan’s mission is to provide the best rehabilitation care possible. Bryan requires himself and his licensed staff to maintain a skill set that includes up to date exercise and manual techniques, that is supported by evidence-based research. Bryan believes it is his responsibility to maintain the highest level of rehabilitation for his patients and strives to meet that responsibility each day, setting our clinic apart from the rest.

Kathleen Wallace, PT, DPT, Pn1

Katie has practiced physical therapy for over 6 years with experience in neurological, orthopedic, and sports rehabilitation. Katie earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Clarkson University in upstate New York.

Vanessa Oster, PTA

Vanessa is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. She graduated from Sacramento City College’s PTA program in 2013. Prior to entering the field as a Physical Therapist Assistant, she worked for over 8 years as a Certified Massage Therapist.

Benjamin Russell, PTA

Ben is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, whose background involves athletic training and 6 years’ experience as a physical therapy tech. Ben received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from California State University Bakersfield, and his Associate Degree of Applied Science for Physical Therapist Assistant at the Institute of Technology Redding campus.

Atun Cawker, PT, DPT

Atun, a Redding local, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from California State University Long Beach. He then graduated from The University of California San Francisco and San Francisco State University’s dual Doctorate degree physical therapy program. He enjoys weight training, playing sports, and walking his goldendoodle.

Kayla Coy, PTA

Kayla is a Physical Therapist Assistant who has 1 year past experience of working as a Physical Therapist Tech. Kayla received an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science for Physical Therapy from the Institute of Technology in Redding, CA.