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

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.

Greg Retzer, PT, DPT

Greg grew up locally here In Chico and earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration at Pacific Union College before getting his doctorate . . .

Christian Peterson, PT, DPT

Christian grew up in Chico and earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from Chico State before getting his doctorate in physical therapy from University of Puget Sound.  In his spare time, Christian enjoys being outdoors and has done quite a bit of mountain climbing, most recently summiting Mt. McKinley.

Jody Beach

Jody is the office manager and coordinator of our billing department.  She is happy to help you with any insurance or billing related questions. She has held a license with the CA Department of Insurance since 1995 and holds two degrees in medical office operations and billing/coding procedures.   Jody enjoys hiking, fishing, sports and spending time with her family.

Sarah Gomes

Sarah is from Orland and is a pre-nursing major at Chico State.

Kaden Dickinson

Kaden is from Rio Oso and is a kinesiology major at Chico State.

Chelsea McCormack, PT, DPT

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.

Anna Barrett, PT, DPT

Anna grew up in Chico and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Biology from UC Davis.  After moving to Texas and Arizona, she returned to California and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of The Pacific.  Anna enjoys hiking in Bidwell park, practicing yoga, and drinking coffee.  She is also the proud spouse of a USAF fighter pilot.  

Michael Crabtree

Michael is from Yuba City and is an exercise physiology major at Chico State.

Jacob Albritton

Jacob is from San Diego and is a kinesiology major at Chico State.

Aries Toney

Aries is from Elk Grove and is an exercise physiology major at Chico State.

Melissa Miley

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

Darby Nordin

Darby is from Alameda and is an exercise physiology major at Chico State.

Nick Boles

Nick is from Seattle and is an exercise physiology major at Chico State.

Jennifer Barrett

Jennifer is from Pacifica and is an exercise physiology major at Chico State.

Sydney Swanson

Sydney grew up in Paradise and is currently a student at Butte College.  She hopes to apply for the nursing program in the Spring of 2018.  Sydney enjoys being outdoors with her dog and in her free time she enjoys being with her family.

Corrine Truhe

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Austin Fleming

Austin is from Sonora and is an Exercise Physiology student at Chico State.

Dara Wright

Dara is  from Walnut Creek and graduated from Chico State with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology.

Briley Fumasi

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