Matthew Bennion, PT, DPT
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Matt is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah. He attended the University of Utah where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music (violin) and a Minor in Spanish. Matt continued on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University in 2014. He has actively pursued continuing his education through completing the year-long Folsom Long Term Course in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (2016), SFMA level 1 (2017), Essentials of Spinal Manipulation (2018), and becoming Board-Certified as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (2020). Matt enjoys treating a wide variety of orthopedic conditions including post-operative care, spine, extremities, chronic pain, whiplash, balance, and vertigo, with an emphasis on a thorough evaluation and an individualized treatment program for each patient. Utilizing the best available evidence, targeted exercise, hands on techniques, and modalities, he strives to help his patients reach their goals and attain their highest level of function. During his free time, Matt enjoys being active in his church, local music community, running, and spending quality time with his wife and three young children.
Rachael Kinser, PTA
Rachael grew up in Modesto, CA. She graduated from the PTA Program at Sacramento City College in 2018. She is currently working towards specialty certification in orthopedics. Outside of work, Rachael enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and kayaking.
Jas, PT Tech
Jaspreet was born and raised in Yuba City. She graduated from UC Davis in June with her Bachelor’s in Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior. Currently Jaspreet is gaining patient care hours, in order to apply for a Physician Assistant program in the future. She enjoys working with patients and being able to assist them in the healing process, helping them get back to their active selves. In her free time, Jaspreet likes to bake, hike, and work out.
Gerardo, PT Tech
Gerardo was born in Colusa, but grew up in Williams. He currently attends Sacramento State University, pursuing his Bachelor’s in Exercise Science with a concentration in Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation. Gerardo’s long term goal is to work in the medical field and he is planning to apply to DPT and PA graduate programs in the near future. If he is not studying, reading, or in class, Gerardo can be found at the gym, planning some sort of road trip, or doing a bit of video editing with his friends.
Surena, PT Tech
Surena was born and raised in Yuba City. She graduated from California State University Chico with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology. Surena is currently working to pursue a career in Nursing. She enjoys helping patients better their lives holistically and finds seeing the progression of a patient being in a vulnerable state returning to daily activities as a rewarding experience. Outside of work, Surena enjoys cooking, going out with friends, and taking spontaneous trips.
Brenda was born and raised in Maxwell, CA but has lived in Colusa for the past seven years with her family of five, and their sixteen animals. She enjoys helping patients at the front desk and being a part of their progression to recovery. Brenda says it is very rewarding seeing patients leave therapy feeling better than before. She has previous medical experience as a CNA, and also attended Yuba Community College where she worked towards her RN License. She hopes to continue her education and fulfill her dream of becoming a RN. Brenda has always had a passion for helping her family and friends. She enjoys volunteering in the community, and participating in blood drives with the Red Cross. In her spare time she spends time with her family going camping, fishing, playing sports, participating in school activities, and visiting new places.