Pillsbury Physical Therapy

6678 Clark Road
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 876-1006

Fax: (530) 876-8225

Conveniently located at the corner of Clark and Wagstaff Roads. Fully equipped with extended hours to meet all of your physical therapy needs.


  • Mon-Thu: 8 am - 5 pm
  • Fri: 8 am - 12 pm

Meet Our Staff

  • Chris Pillsbury, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
  • Chris Pillsbury, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

    Pillsbury Physical Therapy was established in Paradise by Chris Pillsbury in 2002. With his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of California, Davis, Chris earned his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy, from the University of Southern California in 1995. Chris has been an Orthopedic Certified Specialist since 2002. Additionally, he completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy as well as Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship training in 2017. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. This is a credential shared by less than three percent of Physical Therapists.
  • Michael Ellis, DPT
  • Michael Ellis, DPT

    Michael Ellis is a recent graduate of the class of 2017 from the University of the Pacific with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He moved to Chico in 2009 and completed a degree in Exercise Physiology from California State University, Chico, in 2014. Professionally, Michael is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, and is interested in orthopedics, strength and conditioning, and the tactical athlete. Michael is a veteran of the United States Army. He enjoys spending time with his young family, reading fiction and non-fiction books, lifting heavy things, and traveling overseas.
  • Kelsey Haigh
  • Kelsey Haigh, DPT

    Kelsey Haigh was born and raised in Paradise, California. She lives with her boyfriend, Dylan, and their three dogs. In her spare time she enjoys mountain biking, hiking, and fishing. Kelsey started her college career at a junior college where she played softball. She then transferred and earned her B.S. in Exercise Physiology at CSU Chico, and recently earned her Doctoral Degree in Physical therapy from South College. Kelsey found the profession of Physical Therapy attractive due to the lifestyle it stands for; being active and mindful of one's body..
  • Joseph Barnett, PTA
  • Joseph Barnett, PTA

    Joseph Barnett, a Chico native, received his bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from California State University, Chico and has been a licensed PTA since 2010. He is an advocate for organizations such as APTA, UHCW, and WTC. He strives for physical therapy to be a positive, progressive, and educational environment that optimizes patients' ability to function and enjoy life. He enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and spending time with his family.