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You’re in good hands.

We’ve assembled a top-notch crew of therapists to speed you to recovery. They’re highly skilled and caring people, dedicated to seeing you well again.

Leigh Langerwerf, PT, DPT, Owner and Founder of BPPT

Physical Therapists

Leigh’s the owner of Butte Premier Physical Therapy. He grew up in Durham and returned there to live after receiving a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from Chico State, as well as a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Southern California.

He’s a huge fan of baseball, college football, and spending time with his wife and kids.

Chelsea McCormack, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist
Physical Therapists

Chelsea grew up in Placerville, Calfornia and earned her bachelor’s degree from Chico State University in exercise physiology and went on to graduate from Sacramento State University with her doctorate in physical therapy. She enjoys snowboarding, playing soccer and volleyball and going on hikes or to the river with her dog.

Melissa Miley

Physical Therapy Aides

Melissa is from Chico and is an exercise physiology major at Chico State.

Briley Fumasi

Physical Therapy Aides

Briley is from Orland graduated from CSU Fullerton with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology.

Sarah Meyer, PT, DPT

Physical Therapists

Sarah grew up in Wisconsin, and received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Her love of being active and helping others persuaded her to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Diego, CA. Her husband got  a job teaching at Chico State, which brought them both to Chico July 2016. In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, biking, and cooking.

Courtney Foster

Physical Therapy Aides

Courtney is from Dublin, CA and is a student at CSU Chico majoring in Exercise Physiology.

Lisa Borsody, PT

Physical Therapists

Lisa graduated from SUNY StonyBrook in 1995 with a BS in Physical Therapy.  She also has a BS in Applied Mathematics with a minor in Business.  She has extensive experience working with orthopedic, post-operative and geriatric patients, as well as aquatic Physical Therapy experience.  Lisa has continued expanding her skills with many continuing education classes over the years, complimenting her hands-on skills.  Lisa has produced extraordinary results in her work with exercise and manual therapy techniques.  She incorporates yoga and stabilization techniques in her exercise programs, and her manual therapy utilizes soft tissue work and mobilization techniques of the spine and joints.  Education in joint protection, posture and body mechanics are also important aspects of her treatment.

Lisa lived in Norwalk, CT and enjoys movies, jogging, yoga, pilates, playing racquetball and working out.

Katelyn Fritz, PT, MPT

Physical Therapists

Katelyn graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology from Chico State. She went to PT school in Scotland at Robert Gordon University and graduated with her Masters of Science in Physiotherapy. In her free time, Katelyn enjoys trail running with her dogs and doing yoga.  Katelyn has a passion for helping women by treating pelvic floor dysfunction and abdominal pain, in addition to orthopedic conditions.

Brittany Dunham

Physical Therapy Aides

Brittany is from Elk Grove, CA and is a student at CSU Chico majoring in Nutrition Food Science.

Stuart Bradley

Physical Therapy Aides

Stuart is from Yuba City, CA and is a student at CSU Chico majoring in Exercise Physiology.

David Reyes

Physical Therapy Aides

David is from Reno, NV and is a student at CSU Chico majoring in Exercise Physiology.

Cameron Riddle

Physical Therapy Aides

Cameron is from Folsom, CA and is in the kinesiology Masters Degree program at CSU Chico.

Jessica Stotler

Physical Therapy Aides

Jessica is from Las Vegas, NV and is a student at CSU Chico majoring in Exercise Physiology.

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