Robert Bachman, PT
Rob is a near life long resident of Eastern and Central Oregon. He pursued his post-secondary education at University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon and Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Following his graduation from the Pacific University Physical Therapy program in 1985, he worked in various outpatient clinics in the Portland area, both as a staff Physical Therapist and Clinic Manager. He served as the team Physical Therapist for Portland State University from 1986-1988. In 1996, wanting to return to a more relaxed small town atmosphere, Rob moved with his family to Baker City. He established and continues to own and operate Baker Valley Physical Therapy. Rob's special interests include sports rehabilitation and injury management and orthopedic care, with growing interests in programs for the care of the elderly.
Rob enjoys hunting, fishing and camping with his family and coaching his children and others in youth football, basketball, and baseball programs. He is an active member of the Knights of Columbus, Baker Quarterback Club and volunteers his services for the Baker High School athletic programs.
Blake Marlia, DPT
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 Exercise 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 all types of patients. Specializing in vestibular rehab, orthopedic recovery, ASTYM, and certified in Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy by the Norton School. Blake has a passion for trail running, and has attended multiple continuing education courses on running form and efficiency.
Blake enjoys running, outdoor activities, and being with his family. He is very involved in his community and is an active member of the Baker City Lion's Club. Blake loves working with kids , and coaching YMCA soccer. He enjoys Baker City and the numerous outdoor opportunities it has to offer.
Jodi Flanagan, MPT
Jodi Flanagan moved often in her young life as the daughter of an Air Force Colonel, however, she called western Montana “home” as this is where she spent most of her growing up years. She attended Gonzaga University for two years before transferring to a school that offered physical therapy degrees. She received her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science in 1996 and her Masters of Physical Therapy in 1998 both from the College of St. Catherine in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Jodi then made the move to Baker City where she worked at the local hospital, volunteered in Eastern Oregon University’s athletic training department, and then spent a two-year stint in Redmond, Oregon, before joining Baker Valley Physical Therapy in January of 2006. Jodi’s areas of specialty include: sports rehabilitation, women’s health/ pelvic floor rehabilitation, fibromyalgia, lymphedema treatment and management, pediatric and orthopedic diagnoses.
Jodi enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, and is usually traveling somewhere to watch tournaments, games, track meets, and/or athletic camps. When she gets a free weekend you can usually find her either reading or working on her house and yard.
Sally Bachman, PTA
Sally is a 1989 graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. She began her career in Physical Therapy working for various outpatient physical therapy clinics in the Portland area. 1n 1996 she relocated to Baker City with her husband and family and helped establish Baker Valley Physical Therapy. She has continued her employment with Baker Valley PT, working primarily with the Aquatic Therapy program. Sally has special interests in Aquatic Rehab including Watsu, Bad Ragaz and pre-natal aquatic ecerxise.
Sally enjoys spending time with her family and their many sports and outdoor activites, traveling, reading and swimming. She is an active member of Altar Society and other various groups in her church.