James Moore, DPT, PT
Physical Therapist & OwnerJames is very passionate about being effective as a clinician, and he enjoys himself while doing it. He has extensive manual therapy and other continuing education training. He has also held a variety of APTA positions. James enjoys participating in the opportunities in our lovely little community. He teaches OLLI classes at Humboldt State University and plays in a local rock band, among other activities. James worked at Mad River Hospital for 5 years before opening Humboldt Physical Therapy. HPT has enjoyed continued growth since opening.
Nikki Davoodiaria, DPT, PT
Physical TherapistNikki Davoodiaria is a licensed physical therapist with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Oakland University, Rochester, MI in 2007. She is a certified Pilates instructor from Stott Pilates® and has a Bachelor of Science degree in clinical psychology. She moved from Metro Detroit to Humboldt in 2016. She has experience treating orthopedic and post-operative conditions. Her special interest is in customizing individually tailored exercise programs for her patients to meet their specific needs. Her focus in physical therapy lies in combining therapeutic exercise, patient education, and manual physical therapy to provide effective rehabilitation interventions.
Patty Baker, PTA
Physical Therapy AssistantPatty Baker has been a licensed physical therapist assistant since 2014. She joined the Humboldt Physical Therapy team May 2018 after working across the country as a traveling PTA. Patty received her undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University in education, and taught anatomy & physiology. Additionally, Patty has over 20 years experience as a licensed massage therapist. She specializes in myofascial release, and uses integrative strategies for pain management and for restoring joint mobility. Patty loves living and working in Humboldt County. Being surrounded by the beauty of the giant redwoods supports her lifestyle of living in peace and harmony and she shares that with all who comes into her life.
Office ManagerLinay began working at Humboldt Physical Therapy in January 2016. She holds a bachelor's degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science from Humboldt State University. Linay likes to challenge herself and try new things. She especially enjoys going to community events with her daughter such as Arts Alive and the Farmers Market.
Assistant Office ManagerKatie has been supporting our team atmosphere since January of 2016. She was a CNA for 4 years at San Joaquin Community Hospital in Kern County before moving to Humboldt for a change of scenery. She graduated from Bakersfield College in 2015 with an associate degree in liberal studies. Katie spends her free time hiking, reading and working on film projects with her husband.
AideDijon Canton is a graduate from Humboldt State University with a B.A in psychology. Dijon originated from Los Angeles, CA. Dijon's hobbies include hiking, working out, and going to the beach.
Care CoordinatorProvidence has been a Care Coordinator with Humboldt Physical Therapy since fall 2019. She attended Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana with a focus in behavioral psychology. She moved to Humboldt county in late 2016 and enjoys spending her free time in the Redwoods or at the beach.
Care Coordinator/ AideJonathan is a junior at Humboldt State University, majoring in kinesiology with a pre-physical therapy focus. After receiving his bachelor's degree, he hopes to go to physical therapy school. Jonathan's goal is to become a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and to open his own PT clinic. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys going on hikes with his dogs and playing music.
Care CoordinatorCourtney began working with the clinic in May 2018. She graduated with her Bachelor's of Kinesiology from HSU in Fall 2018. She is currently pursuing her Master's of Kinesiology at HSU, with her thesis emphasis in dual-task testing for concussion management. When she is not at the clinic, Courtney also works with the HSU Biomechanics Lab assisting in running analyses and fall risk assessments and with the North Coast Concussion Program providing concussion testing for the community, HSU students, and high school athletes. She hopes to either pursue her PhD in Neuroscience or Sport Sciences. During her free time, she enjoys reading, laying out by the river, or bingeing her favorite shows.
AideEmily has been a part of the clinic since early 2021. She is currently a senior at Humboldt State University with a major in pre-physical therapy kinesiology. Emily has a passion for helping others create a positive relationship with movement, and hopes to be a pediatric physical therapist after she graduates. When she is not at the clinic or in class, you can catch her rock climbing at the local beaches or running in the redwoods with her cross country team.