Meet Adrien Chico, our new Physical Therapist Assistant!

Meet Adrien Chico, our new Physical Therapist Assistant!

Since joining Performance Physical Therapy last month, Adrien has already proven to be a wonderful new addition to the team. As a Physical Therapist Assistant, Adrien works closely with the Physical Therapists to help patients accomplish their recovery goals. With Adrien’s caring demeanor, she has fit right in with the rest of our team. Adrien will support both our Sacramento clinic as well as our Folsom location. 

Adrien’s Journey to Becoming a Physical Therapist Assistant 

Adrien shared, “I worked in the restaurant industry for 5+ years as a server, bartender, and eventually shift manager. I enjoyed getting to serve and meet new faces every shift and making sure their experience was enjoyable, however, I needed to find a career and not be stuck at a job. When I researched more about what a PTA does, I instantly knew this is what I want to do for the rest of my life. Working out is a big priority in my life, so being able to combine fitness and customer service? Win-win.”

Her educational background 

Adrien first attended CSU Sacramento where she completed her BA in Psychology in May 2015.  Afterward, she graduated in 2018 from Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts in San Mateo with an AS in Physical Therapist Assistant. 

Fun Feature Facts About Adrien 

What is your favorite part of being a Physical Therapist Assistant? 

Being able to see the day-to-day progress of a patient’s journey to recovery and getting to know them beyond their injury.

What’s the last good movie you saw?

Step Brothers 

What’s your baseball walk-up song?

Blow the Whistle by Too $hort

What do you enjoy the most at Performance Physical Therapy?

The dynamic within our rehab team. We communicate our needs with each other to make sure the day flows well so that we can give patients our 100%.

Welcome to the team, Adrien! 

It’s with great pleasure that we welcome Adrien to the Performance Physical Therapy Team

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