Meet The Team
Dr. Ben Bagge, PT, DPT, CSCS
Founder of Pro+Kinetix Physical Therapy & Performance |
Physical Therapist |
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist |
USA Weightlifting Coach
Dr. Ben Bagge, PT, DPT, CSCS received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa and a Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Northern Iowa.
Ben’s specialty is helping athletes and active individuals find ways to allow them to continue to workout while rehabbing from injury. Ben also enjoys helping his clients bulletproof their body from injury by improving their overall mobility and completing biomechanical assessments of their desired lifts (squats, deadlifts, power cleans, snatches, etc…). Ben has also been an instructor in a variety of different settings, from local consulting with CrossFit gyms/athletes, youth athlete clubs, and professional sport organizations.
In Ben’s free time he enjoys strength training, playing pick-up basketball, and reading.
Dr. Colin Miller, PT, DPT
Dr. Colin Miller, PT, DPT received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa and a Bachelors Degree in Biology from the University of Northern Iowa.
Throughout Colin’s life he has been a part of athletics and exercise which has molded his experience to help bridge the gap between rehabilitation and performance. Colin specifically takes pride in educating all of his patients and clients extensively to give them the tools and knowledge to take control of their life and their health so they are no longer heavily reliant on other health care professionals. Colin has worked with the men and women of the United States Army, current and former NFL players, US Olympics, multiple collegiate sports, CEOs, and desk jockeys alike.
In Colin’s spare time, he enjoys working out, exploring new places in the Bay Area with his girlfriend Allison, and watching football.
Dr. Dayna Candela, PT, DPT
Women's Health Specialist
Dr. Dayna Candela, PT, DPT received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY and a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Miami in Florida.
Many years as a competitive gymnast has led her to trust in the ability, strength, and gift of the human body. Her training has inspired her to educate others of the dynamics in maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle, with the objective to regain their strong physical abilities, as she has done through several of her own injuries. She enjoys treating a variety of orthopedic conditions and athletes of all levels. Dayna is also passionate about working with women’s health in pre/postpartum care and helping overcome pelvic floor dysfunction associated with the hormonal and physiological changes that come with pregnancy to get back to exercise for health and longevity.
Dayna enjoys staying active, especially with all of the wonderful activities that California weather allows for, and spending time with her puppy.
Dr. Kelvin Chu
Physical Therapist, PT, DPT
Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Dr. Kelvin Chu, PT, DPT is a physical therapist native to the Bay Area. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Kelvin is committed to treating the whole person, as a human being, rather than as just a body part. This ultimately allows him to help his patients achieve long term solutions by addressing the root issue of their injury. Kelvin is also passionate towards building strong therapeutic alliances with individuals he works with by listening to their histories, concerns, and goals. He strives to combine the latest research on pain science with manual therapy techniques and sports and conditioning concepts to create individualized plans for his clients so that they can return to the activities they enjoy most in life.
In his personal time, Kelvin enjoys spending time with his fiancée, playing basketball, strength training, going to concerts, and watching professional wrestling. He also loves fantasy football and is an avid NBA and Golden State Warriors fan.
Dr. Angela Aie, PT, DPT
Dr. Angela Aie, PT, DPT received her Doctorate in Physical therapy from the University of California-San Francisco/San Francisco State University in the Bay Area and a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from Rice University in Houston, TX.
Angela is passionate about helping people get out of pain, optimize performance, and ultimately, become the best version of themselves. She has spent many years playing competitive basketball and ultimate frisbee. This has inspired her to educate patients about their body and empower them to stay on the court or field while rehabbing an injury through a combination of manual therapy and functional strength training.
In her free time, Angela enjoys playing competitive ultimate frisbee, watching basketball and soccer, rock climbing, and playing board games.
Dr. Emma Laird, PT, DPT, OCS
Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Dr. Emma Laird, PT, DPT, OCS received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Biology from the University of California, Davis. Emma is also a graduate of an orthopedic physical therapy residency and is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist.
Emma is native to the Bay Area and grew up playing sports and following her parents on a bicycle while they were marathon training. She excelled in softball and volleyball and was first exposed to the weight room at age 15. At an early age, she learned the physical and mental value of strength training and healthy habits to support peak performance. She understands firsthand that sports and other recreational activities fulfill a greater part of our life than just exercise. They are a part of our identity and overall strategy for building a healthy life. She is passionate about helping people return to their beloved activities now while also educating her clients about how to move well for their entire life. She enjoys treating a variety of orthopedic conditions and athletes of all ages and abilities. Her treatment style includes a variety of manual therapy techniques, corrective exercise, and strength and conditioning programming customized to each individual’s body and sports goals.
In Emma’s free time she enjoys spending time with her fiance and dog, cooking, exploring the many breweries and restaurants the Bay Area has to offer and staying active outside. She is also an avid football fan and supporter of pretty much any exciting sporting event.
Dr. Jon Albright
Physical Therapist, DPT
Dr. Jon Albright, PT, DPT received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of South Dakota.
Jon works with active individuals in order to help them reach their own unique goals whether that’s running, lifting weights, or keeping up with their kids/grandkids. Along with his background in exercise science, he has spent many years training as a powerlifter and enjoys utilizing strength training with patients to give them the tools they need to take control of their care, without the need for surgery, medications, or having to take time off. He has helped a wide variety of individuals reach their individualized goals, including patients from all age ranges and many different performance objectives.
In Jon’s spare time, he enjoys powerlifting, watching football and hockey, and fishing.
Dr. Nima Enayati, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Titleist Performance Institute Certified
Dr. Nima Enayati received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in San Marcos, CA. He received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from Chico State.
Nima has been active his whole life. He grew up playing basketball, soccer, and competing in martial arts. He received his black belt in Tae Kwon Do from Ernie Reyes’s West Coast team. This is where he developed his appreciation for sports and athletics. Nima’s experience lies in movement analysis and implementing specific changes through manual (hands-on) therapy, exercise and education. Since moving to San Diego, he has developed a bigger passion for golf. He has received his certification through the Titleist Performance Institute and loves working with the golf community to help them return to the course pain-free and with an improvement in their overall game. His main goal is to be able to positively influence anyone who is looking to improve their overall well-being, and return to an active and healthy lifestyle.