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Robert Bachman, PT

Specialties Include:

  • ASTYM Certified
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment
  • TMJ Rehabilitation
  • Industrial Rehabilitation
  • FMS / SFMA Certified

Rob is a 1985 graduate of Pacific University’s Physical Therapy program. He moved to Baker City in 1996 where he established Baker Valley Physical Therapy. He is especially proud of the exceptional provider and clinic staff team assembled at BVPT. Rob has volunteered his services over the past 20 years for Baker High School athletic programs and has hosted and presented Speed and Agility Training and ACL Injury Prevention clinics to local high school athletes. Rob believes that one of the most satisfying aspects of being a physical therapist is seeing patients and athletes return to or exceed  their previous level of activity. Rob is an active member of the Baker City Knights of Columbus and Baker Quarter Club. In his time outside of the clinic, Rob enjoys working on home projects, spending time outdoors, playing golf, traveling, and spending quality time with his wife and 4 children.

Blake Marlia, DPT

Specialties Include:

  • Running video analysis and running form correction
  • Certified in Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy
  • Vestibular and Dizziness Rehabilitation
  • ASTYM certified
  • Kinesio taping certified
  • Orthopedic Recovery
  • Mckenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment

After being raised in Lincoln City, Oregon, Blake Marlia continued his education at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. He received a Bachelors of Science in 1998, and then went on to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2001. Blake has been employed with Baker Valley Physical Therapy since 2001, and enjoys seeing diverse patient populations. Blake enjoys running activities inside and outside of the clinic. He has a passion for trail running and competes in trail running competitions around the area. Blake loves to be outdoors, and loves exploring the mountains in Eastern Oregon. He is also an active member of the Baker City Lions Club. Above everything else, he loves the time spent with his wife, Dana, and two kids, Paige and Landon.

Jodi Flanagan, MPT

Specialties Include:

  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Sports rehabilitation
  • Lymphedema management: Certified in manual lymph drainage and complete Decongestive Therapy
  • Pelvic Floor/ Incontinence rehabilitation
  • Pediatrics
  • McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment

Jodi Flanagan received her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science in 1996 and her Masters of Physical Therapy in 1998 from the College of St. Catherine in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She then Made the move to Baker City to start her career at the local hospital. Jodi also spent two years volunteering in Eastern Oregon University’s athletic training department until the birth of her first child in 2000. In 2002 (After the birth of her second child), Jodi made the move to Redmond, Oregon, and worked for Therapeutic Associates before returning “home” to Baker City. She joined the team at Baker Valley Physical Therapy after the birth of her third (and final) child in 2006, and has been there here ever since. Jodi loves spending time with her family: sitting in bleachers watching their events, camping, and traveling (most especially to Disneyland!). When she is not working, coaching track, or watching her children's events, you can find her working outside or reading.

Kristina Fleming, DPT, CSCS

Specialties Include:

  • Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
  • Post-Operative Knee Rehabilitation
  • Return-to-Sport Assessment/Evaluation
  • Rehabilitation of Injuries to the Lower Quarter (pelvis hip, knee, foot/ankle)
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Kristina is a residency- and fellowship-trained physical therapist and board-certified Sports Clinical Specialist. She graduated from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA and went on to complete her Sports Physical Therapy residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and Northeastern University. Prior to her move to Baker City, she held faculty positions within the MGH Sports/Northeastern University Residency program and at Northeastern University. She also most recently held a position in Jackson Hole, WY, where she treated a high volume of traumatic sports related orthopedic injuries. Kristina was selected to join the Fall of 2016 class of the Kevin Wilk Traveling Fellowship specializing in non-operative and post-operative athletic rehabilitation. Her clinical practice now consists of recreational and competitive athletes of all ages, with a primary focus on the biomechanical assessment and post operative management of the lower extremity.

As a native of Baker City, Kristina enjoys spending time in the outdoors hiking and camping. She also enjoys home renovation projects and spending time with her family.

Marshall Hiller, PT, DPT

Specialties Include:

  • Vertigo and Dizziness Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Joint Mobilization and Manipulation 
  • Graston and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization - Certified

Marshall graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the Unversity of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA. He went on to complete his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Regis University in Denver, CO in 2013. Marshall started his career, and went on to manage a clinic for two years before taking off with his wife and one-year-old daughter in a travel trailer to work as a travel physical therapist in Coos Bay, OR and Kingman, AZ. He moved to Baker City in May of 2019 and joined the BVPT team in June 2019. Outside of the clinic, Marshall has a passion for the outdoors and enjoys trail running, completing ultramarathons, hiking, and camping with family. 

Sebastian Combes, PTA

Specialties Include:

  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Holistic Funcitonal Training
  • Resistance and Resilience Training 
  • Kinesio and Rock Tape Certifications
  • Multitudes of Manual Therapy
  • Orthopedic Sport Rehabilitation  

Sebastian graduated from PIMA Medical in Seattle, WA as a Physical Therapist Assistant. He moved to South Lake Tahoe, CA and began working at Barton Center for Orthopedics and Wellness. He  continues to work with the US Ski/Snowboard team to implement and develop "Return to Snow" programming for the US team, as well as our local community. Sebastian was raised on a ranch in the Baker Valley After graduating high school in North Powder, he joined the Marines and deployed as a Combat Engineer, completing two tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. Sebastian enjoys spending time with his family, riding motorcycles, mountain biking, skiing, training (both inside and outside of the gym), hunting, and fishing. Sebastian moved back to Baker City in August 2019 and joined the BVPT team shortly after.

Elizabeth Hiller, PT, DPT

Specialties Include: 

  • Vertigo 
  • Women's Health 
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist 
  • Graston Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Comprehensive Manual Therapy 

Elizabeth was born and raised in Baker City. She attended Regis University in Denver, CO and got her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013. She worked in Outpatient Orthopedics as well as Orthopedic Mobile Outpatient Care in Arizona before spending a year as a traveling Physical Therapist. Elizabeth enjoys the outdoors, hiking, snowboarding, camping, and spending time with her twin 2 year olds and 5 year old daughters. She joined our team in June of 2021 and is excited to help the community that she grew up in.

Laura Heffernan, PTA 

Office Staff: 

Danielle Lunyou is our Business Office Manager. 

Andrea Culley is our Customer Service Specialist.  

Savanah Eggers is our Insurance Specialist. 

Dallas Pfeifer is our Physical Therapist Aid. 

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COVID-19 Update; Our clinic is currently open and seeing patients. We are following all the CDC recommended precautions. If you have any symptoms please call our office and cancel your appointment.