Shay Johnson, DPT
Shay comes from Texas but has spent the majority of his life in Southern California. He earned his Doctorate Degree from San Diego State University in 2016. Shay has focused his expertise in orthopedic settings and has specialized in Active Release Technique (ART) of which he has several certifications. During Shay's previous employment he had the opportunity to be one of the primary therapists for several elite athletes including members of the Olympic triathlon team. Prior to his career in PT, Shay served his country in the US Navy where he was a member of the strike team and in charge of the Tomahawk weapon system. In his spare time, Shay has a wealth of hobbies. Shay is a triathlete but mostly an avid mountain trail runner. He is a beekeeper, woodworker, and gardener with a goal of being as self-sustaining as possible. Shay is excited to now work at Anderson PT to help others get moving so they can pursue their passions.
Cody Jacks, DPT
Cody completed his undergraduate degree at Campbell University and graduated with honors with his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology. He earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Western Carolina University prior to moving to Redding in August of 2021 with his wife. Cody has worked with a variety of patient conditions, including general orthopedics, orthopedic trauma, vestibular training and reeducation, Parkinson's, and Ehlers-Danlons Syndrome. Cody is an avid outdoor enthusiast and looks forward to hiking and exploring Northern California and the surrounding areas with his wife.
Shasta Crawford, DPT
Shasta is from the small town of Stanley, Wisconsin. She completed her undergraduate degree in 2017 at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise and Sport Science and a Minor in Psychology. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2020, and worked in an outpatient orthopedic setting in Oregon for a year before relocating to the Redding area with her husband. Shasta aims to promote healing, maximize function, and improve the lives of the patients she serves through her combination of knowledge and skills in physical therapy and her compassionate partnership with patients, empowering them to use movement to get back to the activities they enjoy. In her spare time, Shasta loves to host game nights with friends, play a number of pick-up sports at the park (volleyball, basketball, ultimate frisbee, soccer), spend time outdoors, read good books, and serve with her husband at their local church.
Brian Baas, PT
Brian is the founder and owner of Anderson Physical Therapy. He is currently taking an administrative role as well as providing patient care on a fill-in basis. Brian graduated from Fresno State University in 1992 and has been involved with private practice development and outpatient physical therapy since that time. Brian attended grade school in the Redding area before moving to the San Diego area for high school. Brian then attended Fresno State University, receiving his degree in Physical Therapy. He is involved in community outreaches, has served as Anderson High Schools athletic team therapist, and enjoys developing physical therapy programs. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his two daughters, playing basketball, golfing, wake-surfing, and cycling.
Kelsey Weise, PTA
Kelsey is originally from Martinez, CA and moved to Redding in July 2021. She earned her Bachelor's Degree at Humboldt State University before continuing her education at Carrington College and graduating from the accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Program in 2020. Kelsey has prior experience in outpatient settings in the Bay Area where she utilized techniques such as PNF, CoreFirst Strategies and postural training, and aquatic exercises. When she is not working, she loves to spend time with her boyfriend and their puppy, exploring the outdoors, and baking goodies. Kelsey is excited to be a part of the Anderson Physical Therapy team and offer her services to our patients.
Ellie, PT Tech
Ellie has called Shasta County home all her life. She has a very big family, so she knows the value of good communication and teamwork. She brings these strengths to her role as a PT Tech and trainer for all new PT Techs that join the team. Outside of work, Ellie is diligently improving her fluency in the Spanish language and is looking forward to pursuing higher education in Spanish. Ellie also has two cats, Trouble and Lilah, and enjoys indulging her creative side as a painter.
Reena, PT Tech
Reena is from Ocala, Florida and earned her Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science from Florida State University. After assisting physical therapists with treating patients in Nicaragua on a medical mission trip, she realized just how happy she was working with patients and helping alleviate their pain. Reena is now finishing up her prerequisites for physical therapy school while she works and gains more knowledge and experience as a PT tech. Her favorite part about being a PT tech is the positive environment created by the staff members and the incredible patients who put a smile on her face every day. In her spare time, Reena enjoys hiking and exploring the great outdoors.
Alicia, PT Tech
Alicia is from the small town of Grand Terrace but now calls Anderson home. She earned three Associate degrees while at Riverside City College - Math & Science and Kinesiology for both Health & Wellness and Athletic Training. Alicia continued her education at Sacramento State where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology. She is currently enrolled in the Physical Therapy Assistant Program at Shasta College and is set to graduate in December 2022. Alicia's favorite aspect of her job is the relationships she builds with her patients. Outside of work and school, she enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and two dogs, Tango and Cirilla. Alicia's favorite outdoor activities include camping, hiking, sailing, fly-fishing, and traveling the world.
Maycie, PT Tech
Maycie was born and raised in Redding. She earned her Associates degree in Kinesiology at Shasta College and is continuing to study Kinesiology as well as Health and Wellness at Oregon State. Maycie previously interned in the physical therapy field and at the athletic training rooms in high school. She loves meeting new people, helping them get better and back to doing what they love. Maycie enjoys spending her free time at Shasta Lake or doing anything outdoors.
Courtney, Front Desk Receptionist
Courtney is originally from Vassar, Michigan and graduated from a private Christian college with a Bachelor's Degree in Education. Over the last 10 years, she has worked as a medical receptionist, biller, in hospice care and at a nephrologist's office. Courtney is the primary contact for scheduling appointments and checking in patients for their appointments. In her spare time, you may find Courtney either crocheting or taking nature photography on hikes with her husband.
Ksarah, Insurance Coordinator
Ksarah was born in the Bay Area but grew up in Washington state about two hours from the Canadian border. She completed her undergraduate degree in English Literature at Gonzaga University in Spokane. Go Zags! At Anderson Physical Therapy, Ksarah is your fun, friendly Insurance Coordinator and works together with the rest of the team to ensure top notch patient care and billing submissions. When she's not at work, Ksarah enjoys reading, going on day hikes, kayaking, and whipping up all the baked goods that she possibly can in the span of a weekend. She also has two dogs - both rescues - who are great lounging-around buddies and love a good Netflix marathon almost as much as she does!
Sarah, Referral Coordinator
Sarah recently moved from Crescent City to sunny Redding earlier this year with her husband, Ben. She is currently attending Penn State University online for her Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Policy and Administration. Sarah is outdoorsy and is looking forward to exploring the many adventure opportunities that Shasta County has to offer with her husband and their dog, Maggie. When the weather keeps her inside, she enjoys reading, playing the piano, and singing.