solano sports physical therapy
Here at Solano Sports Physical Therapy, we are taking extra precautions in order to prevent the spread of the COVID -19 per the CDC guidelines.
We are open during regular business hours.
In order to keep our patients and employees safe, we ask that you please postpone your physical therapy appointments if you are feeling ill or have been in contact with someone who is ill.
REHAB ~ PERFORMANCE TRAINING ~ INJURY PREVENTION
Welcome to Solano Sports Physical Therapy. We provide quality physical therapy delivered by licensed physical therapists in a comfortable environment.
We have provided services in Solano County for over 23 years. We have a diverse, bilingual staff ready to serve you.
Our mission is to provide the highest quality physical therapy. Our goals are to respectfully treat each individual with compassion and care.
Our patients will be educated on how to prevent injuries and successfully perform exercises that will speed their rehabilitation.
Our licensed therapists will have your wellness as their priority.
Injured or had surgery? PT can get you back to work or back to the activities you enjoy
Want an edge? PT can help build performance through a sport/activity specific exercise program.
Programs to help reduce the likelihood of injury for a wide range of issues.
Meet The Team
Michael Kassis, PT, MPT/Owner
Michael's educational journey started at Shasta High School, class of '87, in Redding, California. He then enrolled at U.C Davis where he played football for the Aggies and received his undergraduate B.S. in Exercise Science '92. From there he attended Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California where he received his Masters Degree in Physical Therapy '95. New grad life had him working for Davis Orthopedic & Sport Physical Therapy as well as Kaiser Vallejo. Next stop, Solano Sports Physical Therapy in Vacaville and 23 years later, it appears to be his last.
He enjoys treating all orthopedic injuries and surgeries. Total knees, hips (Michael has had both of his hips replaced), shoulders, ankles and elbows.
Michael has a passion for sports and sports injuries. He has been closely involved with modern approaches to rehabilitation for all ages and all injuries. He treats all ages of athletes and over the years has cared for the local high school athlete, the weekend tough mudder and professional athletes.
He has specialization in industrial, work related injuries and has over 15 years of industrial consulting in safety and ergonomics.
Michael and his wife Lisa have 6 children, Jacob, Jesse, Alexa, Carly, Kristen and Joey. One grandchild Lena, one horse Pepper, multiple chickens, 2 cats Cheeto and Pismo and one amazing Engish Cream Retreiver named Blake.
Hobbies include bass fishing, bbq cookoffs, everything Philadelphia Phillies and Dallas Cowboys and volunteering with Vacaville High School's football team. He has been an assistant coach for 18 years serving as linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator.
He is also a proud member of the Cornhole for Cole foundation which provides numerous scholarships for Vacaville and Will C. Wood seniors.
* University of California at Davis, Bachelor of Science 1992
* Samuel Merritt University, Masters in Physical Therapy 1995
Nicholas Caserza, PT, DPT
A native to Vacaville, Nicholas graduated from Vacaville High School in 2006. He then attended California State University, Sacramento where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and moved on to the University of the Pacific in Stockton where he received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He started working in the Physical Therapy field in 2005 and has been a Physical Therapist since 2012.
Nick started working for Solano Sports Physical Therapy when he was in high school. He has been a Physical Therapy Aide, Medical Records Coordinator, and now a Physical Therapist. He has also been a part of the medical staff for the Vacaville High School football team since 2006 and has coached since 2016.
Nick has worked with a wide range of injuries and conditions as a Physical Therapist. He strives to provide individualized care to each person he treats and holds certificates in Orthopedic Excellence of The Spine, Modern Athletic Science of Returning the Injured Athlete to Sports, and Current Concepts in Total Joint Replacement. His clinical interests include ACL injury prevention/rehab, shoulder injuries, and post-operative rehab of orthopedic surgeries.
Monica Gallegos, PT, DPT
Monica is a Solano County native. She recently graduated from Samuel Merritt University where she received the Peter Edgelow Award for outstanding clinical performance. Her current philosophy of physical therapy practice is to utilize movement and evidence-based education to provide compassionate care that will help maximize personal vitality and optimize health. Monica also has a special interest in women’s health and has pursued continuing education courses in Pelvic Floor Dysfunction through the Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. In her free time Monica enjoys the outdoors, exploring new restaurants, and spending quality time with family and friends.
* University of California at Davis, Bachelor of Science, Exercise Biology, 2012
* Samuel Merritt University, Doctor of Physical therapy, 2019
Ashley Skrbec, PT, DPT
Ashley earned her B.S. from UC Davis in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior in 2011. She went on to graduate with highest honors from West Coast University receiving her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Most of her experience is in orthopedics, but she has a special interest in pediatric physical therapy and neurological conditions. When she is not at work she likes spending time with her husband and training their German Shepherd.
* University of California at Davis, Bachelor of Science, Nuerobiology, Physiology and Behavior 2011
* West Coast University, Doctor of Physical therapy, 2019