Introducing a few of our qualified and compassionate therapy professionals:
Khiem Tran, Founder and Physical Therapist
Khiem Tran possesses more than 16 years of experience and holds both a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science from Loma Linda University. He is a dedicated caretaker whose knowledge extends to a variety of rehabilitation environments. His experience in acute care, neurology, outpatient care, hospital, and home health lead Khiem to found Physical Therapy Network Solutions with the goal to revolutionize the way that therapists and patients approach home health care, and to provide a higher quality of life for those in need.
Gabrielle Lovato, Physical Therapist Assistant
Gabrielle Lovatois a graduate of Stanbridge University in Irvine, CA with Cum Laude honors and also holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology from CSULA with an emphasis in Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Sciences. Her experiences in an outpatient orthopedic setting providing care for patients suffering from lymphedema, TMJ, post-surgical repairs, gait dysfunctions (etc.) extended her hands-on knowledge base with numerous manual techniques such as myofascial release, IASTM techniques and MDL (manual lymphatic drainage). She also has previous experience in inpatient neurology where she was able to work with patients suffering from TBI, stroke and total joint replacements. Gabrielle recently transitioned into home health physical therapy in hopes of making a positive, fun and creative therapeutic environment for every patient that she works with. She believes that patients should not all be given the same therapy plan, but are all different from one another and need an individualized plan to allow patients to reach their maximum potential.
Chanda Barrett, Physical Therapist Assistant
Chanda Barrett’s wealth of knowledge and passion for personalized care is well-known among Physical Therapy Network Solutions’ clients and patients. A licensed therapist with degrees in both Physical Therapy and Kinesiology from Cerritos College and California State University, Fullerton, Chanda’s more than 10 years of expertise greatly benefits those patients with orthopedic concerns, particularly total joint replacements.
Brent Sallee, Physical Therapist
Dr. Brent Sallee, PT, DPT Dr. Brent Sallee is a SoCal native, originally from Westminster, CA. After earning an exercise biology degree from the University of California, Davis, Brent decided upon physical therapy school to help individuals maximize their lifestyles and improve the quality of care for every patient in his care. While at Chapman University, he helped patients improve their physical abilities via well-rounded rehabilitation programs. Brent has worked and interned in orthopedic, neurologic, cardiac, general hospital, and post-surgical settings, allowing him to appreciate and internalize all aspects of physical therapy care.
Breanna Roche, Physical Therapist Assistant
Breanna Roche’s specialty involves taking a creative approach toward the healing process while guiding patients to their individual wellness goals. Her accomplishments include a Physical Therapy Assistant degree from Loma Linda University, as well as work in neurologic rehabilitation and outpatient care. Breanna brings a strong background in the skilled nursing facility setting to Physical Therapy Network Solutions, including a familiarity to diagnoses ranging from post-surgical to orthopedics.
Jasmine Truong, Physical Therapist Assistant
Jasmine Truong brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team. She works with outpatients, acute inpatients, and home health. Jasmine worked as a certified personal trainer for 8 years and completed a certificate program for sports massage therapy in 2009 from the American Institute of Massage Therapy in Costa Mesa, CA. In 2015, she graduated from PTA school at Bay State College in Boston, MA. To further her education, she is currently working on her Bachelors in Sports and Health Sciences at American Military University.
Martin Andrade, Physical Therapist
Martin grew up in beautiful southern CA, and became a resident of O.C. in 2007. He attended Cal Poly State University, SLO, majoring in Kinesiology, again graduating Cum Laude. He then attended the University of Southern California, earning his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2001. He also attended Joe Godges year-long manual therapy course while being a Kaiser employee. He has been very active in the field since then, working predominantly in outpatient orthopedics and sports physical therapy. He has also worked as a traveling PT, working around the US in TX, FL, MA and OR. The progress he sees in his patients is both fulfilling and exciting. He brings positive energy and a good sense of humor to help make the therapy beneficial and entertaining.
Charles McLaughlin, Physical Therapist
A 1996 graduate of California State University (Long Beach), Charles McLaughlin hit the ground running by quickly advancing his position at US Healthworks to Regional Director for Southern California until his departure to found Rehab Partners, Inc. This premier home-based physical therapy staffing agency, provider, and outpatient clinic continued until 2012, when Charles shifted focus exclusively to his longtime passion of Home Health and decided to bring his talents to PTNS.
Patricia Trinidad, Physical Therapist Assistant
In 2016, Patricia Trinidad received her PTA degree from Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts in San Mateo, California. Her background includes inpatient physical therapy and outpatient physical therapy. One of the aspects Patricia loves most about being a Physical Therapist Assistant is meeting new people and joining them on their journey to wellness and fitness. Her desire is to assist patients in achieving their optimal health potential, fitness, and functional goals. To achieve this, she provides education to enable understanding of how the body moves and heals. Her philosophy is to teach and train each person so they are given the tools needed to maintain their health.
Maria Plasencia, Physical Therapist Assistant
Born and raised in Southern California, Maria Plasencia graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and an emphasis in clinical exercise. Maria’s passion for Physical Therapy during personal rehabilitation for an injury sustained while attending college and her patients’ healing journeys continue to inspire her focus on providing the highest quality of care. Her additional training from Stanbridge University provided a comprehensive understanding in both outpatient orthopedics and home therapy for her current position as a dedicated Physical Therapist Assistant.
Nicki Birdsall, Office Manager
Nicki was a Co-Owner at Genesis Medical Education Consultants for just over a decade and is intimately familiar with the inner workings of California's healthcare industry. She has contributed her administrative skills to multiple companies, including a non-profit organization that focused on children with terminal conditions as well as the wellbeing of their families. PTNS has shown the same commitment to improving the lives of so many patients, Nicki feels at home ensuring they are in the best of hands!