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Dean Kannier, P.T. is a Redding native and graduate of Shasta College receiving AA degree in 1985. He continued his education and graduated from CSUF California State University Fresno in 1988 with a degree in Exercise Science. From Fresno he moved to Kansas City Missouri and in 1992 obtained a BS degree in Physical Therapy from Rockhurst College.
Dean Kannier P.T.
Dean Kannier P.T.
In 1996 he became the Director of Rehabilitation Services at Shasta Healthcare supervising 3 departments for both in and outpatient services. In 1999 Dean opened NVpt, North Valley Physical Therapy on Park Marina Drive. Five years later NVpt moved to a permit location on Butte Street. At that time, James Earle, P.T. became a partner and they have been working together ever since. Dean is married to his wife Kim and they have 3 children: Jacob, Faith and Grace. He enjoys the outdoors including: camping, fishing, snowboarding and mountain biking.
While at Fresno State, he worked as a student trainer working with college athletes then continued his athletic training for 2 more years for Rockhurst College. After college, he was employed at an outpatient orthopedic clinic in St. Joseph Missouri then moved back to Redding. He worked for Redding Medical Home Care and also for Canyonwood Nursing and Rehabilitiation Center where he was the Director of Outpatient Services and was involved in training of college interns.
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