Feature Friday with Shannon Zalewski- Her Approach to Patient Care, Fitted Sheets, Favorite Memories and More!

Feature Friday with Shannon Zalewski- Her Approach to Patient Care, Fitted Sheets, Favorite Memories and More!

Say Hello to Shannon Zalewski, DTP

For anyone who hasn’t gotten the chance to meet our Physical Therapist, Shannon Zalewski, we asked one of our amazing Patient Service Coordinators to tell us what comes to mind when she thinks of Shannon. Michelle swiftly answered “…she’s sweet, patients absolutely love her, and she always give 110%”

Shannon received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. After living in Seattle for a few years she returned back to sunny California. Boy, are we grateful that she did!

Shannon Zalewski, Physical Therapist in Sacramento

Shannon joined our Performance Physical Therapy Team as a Physical Therapist back in May of 2016. Today she is a Physical Therapist and Clinic Director of our Rancho Cordova office.

Compassionate and attentive, Shannon Zalewski DPT truly wants the best for her patients. She has always devoted herself to serving and helping people. Passionate about positive changes in people’s lives, she dedicates herself to building a healthier community. When we asked her about what she believes is critical to successful Physical Therapy treatment, she answered:

“I believe in a hands-on approach when treating patients. Educating patients on their injury to enable their participation in an active rehabilitation, in order to get them back to doing the things they love”

As a team, we appreciate Shannon’s gleaming personality and attitude towards her patients and her colleagues. She goes above and beyond by checking in with her peers and helping in any way she can.

Along with our Feature Friday questions, we were able to learn some additional fun facts like her best life hacks and favorite memories!

  • What book did you read last?
    • See Me by Nicholas Sparks
  • What is your goal for the 2018 year?
    • To finish with re-landscaping our front and back yards, all DIY
  • What’s your baseball walk up song?
    • Can’t stop the feeling – Justin Timberlake
  • What do you enjoy the most at Performance Physical Therapy?
    • I work with a lot of amazing people, both co-workers and patients, and that is what makes my job so rewarding.
  • Best Life Hack?
    • Being able to fold a fitted sheet in under 10 seconds
  • Favorite Memory?
    • Going to Miami with my husband for our honeymoon. We went to a magic/comedy show on the island and I cried from laughter.

Thank you for reading this week’s Feature Friday and if you have a memory with Shannon Zalewski you would like to share, please connect with us on our Facebook page at We would love to hear it!

In Need of Physical Therapy Rehabilitation in the Sacramento Region?

Performance Physical Therapy is the Sacramento region’s favorite Physical Therapy team. With appointments available within 24 hours, you can book your Physical Therapy, Aquatic Therapy, Hand Therapy and Vestibular Rehabilitation appointment and begin treatment quickly. We proudly serve in four locations: Folsom, Roseville, Rancho Cordova and J street In East Sacramento as well as their surrounding cities such as Midtown, Auburn, Rocklin, Elk Grove, Antelope, and Citrus Heights. Let us help you live your most mobile life and get you back to doing the activities you love.

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