Our Staff

Jason D. Taylor, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, Owner

Professional journey:

Jason earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2014 from the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. Originally from New Mexico, he spent two years living and working as a life and leadership coach in central Oregon before returning to NM in 2009 to begin physical therapy school. Graduating in 2014, he immediately began a post-doctorate sports residency program. Moving back to Oregon in 2016, he had long had the desire to start his own practice with a focus on high quality, high value care aimed at the athletic and active patient. 

His background includes a 14year career in music and worship ministry, finance, coaching and he has owned a business with 4 other business partners in Albuquerque, NM since 2005.

Personal life:

Jason and his wife Anna love to be outside. They have 4 children, 4 dogs, 1 cat, chickens, and soon to join the family a pair of goats. They love living in the Klamath Basin and spend their time outdoors, playing and enjoying being together

Something you enjoy:

Jason volunteers locally with high school soccer and works as an acute on-field care provider for Henley High School varsity sports. “Working with young athletes is definitely my passion area.” An accomplished runner and athlete Jason states, “I remember what it was like to get hurt and not be able to do the activities that I found so fulfilling. I love helping these students get back to what they enjoy doing!”

Michelle Nalepa, PT

Professional journey:

Michelle has over 16 years of professional experience as a physical therapist in an outpatient setting. She graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2004. She holds a certificate in Spinal Manual Therapy and is a certified practitioner of both the Graston Technique and RockTape. She has a passion for working with orthopedic patients, athletes, and “weekend-warriors” of all ages.

Personal life:

Michelle grew up in Oklahoma, but has lived and travelled the world with her Air Force husband before relocating to Oregon. They have two daughters and a puppy to complete their family, and consider Klamath Falls to be their forever home.

Something you enjoy:

Michelle loves everything outdoors. She spends as many weekends as possible at the lake, and thinks she is a professional wake surfer. She also coaches gymnastics and has great passion for the sport and working with kids/athletes.

Joyce Chadderdon, PT, DPT, NCS

Professional journey:

Since graduating from Marquette University in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy, Joyce has focused her career in treating neurological disorders. She has vast experience working with patients who have been diagnosed with strokes, Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis. In the past 20 years Joyce has narrowed her treatment focus to treating vertigo and other inner ear disorders, concussions and balance/fall prevention. 5 years ago Joyce went back to school and received her doctorate in physical therapy. Joyce has been living/working in the San Francisco Bay Area for 29 years prior to moving to Klamath Falls in 2016.

Personal life:

Joyce resides in Klamath Falls with her husband and 2 rat terriers. She’s originally from Wisconsin, where she continues to have many family members. Joyce has a grown daughter and two grandsons who she loves to visit in Green Bay Wisconsin.

Something you enjoy:

Joyce loves to travel abroad and recently completed one of her bucket list trips. Joyce traveled to Tanzania last fall with friends, where she not only went on fabulous safaris, she was able to scuba dive in the Indian Ocean.

Jen Garcia, Office Manager

Professional journey:

Jen has over ten years of management experience primarily working for local and state government entities, as well as local non-profits. Jen has a knack for working with numbers, streamlining processes, and offering exceptional organizational skills where needed. Jen’s light-hearted nature provides an upbeat working atmosphere. She seems to have a pun for almost every occasion.

Personal life:

Jen grew up in Siskiyou County, California and relocated to Klamath County in 2011 with her husband and their 3 dogs. She appreciates the small-town feel that Klamath County has to offer.

What fills my cup:

Jen enjoys overlanding and exploring nature. If she’s not overlanding on the weekend, you can bet she’s heading over to the Oregon Coast every chance she gets.

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