Direct Access

Do you have a musculoskeletal injury or pain, posture or balance problem? All of these can restrain your recreational activities or affect your everyday routine. It is likely a visit to your physician will result in a referral to physical therapy.

Many don't know that in the state of California consumers have direct access to physical therapy. This means that you can see a physical therapist without a referral from the doctor. Click Here to Read More

Staff

Bryan Burch, MS, PT, OCS, SCS: Bryan has over 35 years experience as a physical therapist focusing on orthopaedic and sports rehabilitation. He has directed and owned Burch Physical Therapy, Center for Orthopaedic and Sports Rehabilitation 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 Burch became a TPI certified golf fitness instructor.

Kim Wilkes, PT: Kim has been a physical therapist for over 30 years. The majority of her career, she has worked in orthopaedic and sports medicine, and she worked for many years with the Denver Bronco Sports Medicine Centers. She and her husband, Ed, recently moved to Redding from Las Vegas, NV. She stays active by hiking with their 2 yellow labs.

Michael Hansen, PT, DPT: Michael graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2012 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology. He graduated in 2016 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA. He has had experience in several outpatient clinics and has a strong interest in orthopedics, manual therapy and sports medicine. He is a member of the APTA (Orthopedic and Research sections) and is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic and Manual Physical Therapy. Michael is also a TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor. In his spare time, Michael enjoys hiking, cycling and spending time with his family.

Charles Alexander, PT, DPT: Charles graduated from California State University of Sacramento in 2013 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology. In 2017 he graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Azusa Pacific University. He has a variety of clinical experiences and a strong interest in orthopedics, movement science, and neurological rehabilitative science. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and a member of the California Physical Therapy Association. In his free time, he often enjoys hiking with his wife, taking care of his yellow lab, and spending time with family.

Heather Sanford, PTA: Heather is a 2014 graduate of Carrington College of California Physical Therapist Assistant program. Prior to physical therapy Heather worked as CMT for 6 years in a wellness clinic. In her free time Heather enjoys reading, hiking and spending time near the water. Heather has taken classes for Vestibular Rehabilitation and is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor and is planning on taking more orthopedic and sports medicine courses to further her education.

Jeff Hepburn, PTA: Jeff is a Physical Therapist Assistant that offers over 15 years of service in the field. He is a Graduate of the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas. Jeff’s experience includes, but is not limited to Hand Therapy, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Home Healthcare, Manual Therapy, Sports Medicine, Acute Rehab, Orthopedics and Aquatics. In his off time, Jeff enjoys the Outdoors, Arts, Fitness and spending time with friends and family.

Dede, CPT: Dede is the Fitness Coordinator, Manager and a fitness professional. She has an Associates in Science from Shasta College. Dede has been Certified thru ACE since 2000. She enjoys hobbies like hiking, biking, kayaking, as well as many other outdoor adventures. She also enjoys sitting by the fire with a hot cup of tea. Dede has a positive outlook on life, and believes positive energy creates positive outcome!

Ashli Winkler, CPT: Ashli is the director and fitness professional at Burch Performance Center. Ashli has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Oregon. Ashli has been a personal trainer since 2001 and is certified through ISSA. Hobbies include working out, running, hiking, doing anything outside and spending time with her husband and three children.