Meet Our Staff
Marcee Martinez, MPT
Marcee graduated from Sonoma State University with a B.A. in Exercise Science, and then completed her Masters of Physical Therapy at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, CA in 1996. She has practiced in Northern California for the past 20 years including neurological rehabilitation, sports medicine, and orthopedic manual therapy. Marcee has participated in extensive advanced manual therapy training over the course of her career, and has taught briefly at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA in the Physical Therapy Program.
Marcee was born and raised in the North State (Susanville) and her family has been in Shasta County for 4 generations. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast, and loves Redding for mountain biking, hiking, climbing, skiing, snow shoeing, and anything outdoors. A collegiate softball player, she continues to play and compete in tournaments locally.
Megan Kovarik, DPT
Megan graduated from the University of Missouri with her bachelor’s degree in biological engineering, then went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado in 2016. Her training was focused on the use of evidence based practice in a variety of physical therapy settings including inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient orthopedics. She enjoys guiding patient through their healing process and helping them to reach their maximum potential. Megan is originally from Edwardsville, Illinois. She is passionate about the outdoors and loves exploring the mountains and trail systems of Northern California. In her free time she enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling and rock climbing.
Jessica Guest, PTA
Jessica has been a practicing licensed Physical Therapy Assistant since 1998 and joined the Baas Physical Therapy staff in 2013. She attended Western Washington University and Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Washington. She has made her home in Redding for the past 11 years, is married and has two daughters. Jessica enjoys running, cycling, and outdoor adventures with her active family.
Kayla, PT Tech
Kayla was born in Meford, Oregon and has lived in Northern California for most of her life. She graduated from Sonoma State in 2010 with her degree in Human Development and minors in both Psychology and Business Administration. She enjoys helping people live a healthier life-style and has always been drawn to the medical field. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, going on adventures with her dog, and reading a good book on rainy days.
Nate, PT Tech
Nate was born and raised here in Northern California. He enjoys working in the medical field where he can get to know new people and help them in their recovery. As a Physical Therapy Technician, he sets up patients with various treatment modalities and walks them through their exercise program. Nate enjoys various outdoor activities including long boarding and snowboarding, and also enjoys staying up to date with new technologies.
Brandy is your primary contact when it comes to scheduling and insurance. She will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have. Brandy was born in Utah, and moved to Redding at a very young age. She enjoys helping others and volunteering her time within the community. Brandy greets each patient with a friendly smile, and strives to give each person compassion to make them feel like a person and not a patient. A proud mother of four, you can find her cheering them on at every recital and sports game. As a lover of the outdoors she enjoys camping with her family, hiking, and playing in the waves at the coast.
Josefina, Insurance Verification/PT Tech
Josefina was born and raised in a large family in Northern California. She graduated from Institute of Technology with an AAS Degree in Criminology and Emergency Response Management. After graduation, she was a Correctional Officer for four years before she decided she wanted a change of career. As the Insurance Coordinator, she makes sure your insurance is verified and current and will answer any questions you may have in a timely manner. As a backup aide, she sets up patients with treatment modalities with a smile on her face. She is always willing to help anyone who comes into the clinic. In her free time, Josefina loves being with her husband and children, as well as her four-legged babies. She enjoys playing and watching sports with her family, BBQ’s, camping and gatherings with family and friends.