ABOUT

Butte Premier Physical Therapy is an out-patient physical therapy clinic located in Chico, CA. Owner Leigh Langerwerf learned the value of hard work, and the ethic of treating employees and customers fairly, from watching his parents operate their own successful family business. He instilled these ...

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MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Leigh Langerwerf

DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Grew up in Durham. Attended Chico State for undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology. Attended USC for Physical Therapy school. Practicing for 14 years. Treat various orthopedic conditions and injuries.

Chelsea Dwyer

PT, DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Chelsea grew up in Placerville, California 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.

Kristin Smith

PT, DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Board Certified in Orthopedics, Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic and Manual Physical Therapists

Jimmy Nguyen

PT, DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Jimmy is originally from Memphis, Tennessee.  He attended physical therapy school at East Tennessee State University.  He enjoys cooking and expanding his palate by exploring good eats and drinks such as: boba tea, hamburgers with a runny egg on top, BBQ (body by BBQ), etc. He is currently on his 11th cycle of watching the Office and takes pride in incorporating quotes into daily conversations . He is the seventh of nine siblings with a Vietnamese American background that has been influenced by southern urban culture.  He also enjoys playing sports such basketball and considers himself a 3-point specialist.

Erik Karchev

PT, DPT

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Erik was raised in Arizona and moved to California in 2019. He attended physical therapy school at Midwestern University in Arizona. Born in Germany, his family moved to the United States in the early 90s. He enjoys cooking, fishing, watching and playing sports, and spending time with friends and family. He enjoys interacting with people, from small talk to intellectual conversations. He speaks English, Bulgarian, and Spanish, and spends his free time traveling the world.

CLINIC CONTACT INFORMATION

125 Raley Blvd.,
Chico, CA 95928

CANCELLATION POLICY

We kindly ask that you notify us no later than 24 hours in advance for all rescheduling and cancellations. Thank you.

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Butte Premier Physical Therapy - South

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