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    • Orthopedic Problems/Injuries
    • Work Related Injuries
    • Pre and Post Surgical Rehab
    • Motor Vehicle Trauma
    • Sprains/Strains
    • Sports Related Injuries
    • Back & Neck Pain
    • Upper/Lower Extremities
    • Vertigo/Balance Disorders
    • And More

Golden Bear Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Center is a private practice established in 1981. We are a well-recognized provider of high quality, outpatient physical therapy. Golden Bear Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Center also provides specialized treatment to help our patients with orthopedic, neurological, musculoskeletal and sports injuries. Our new state-of the-art facilities provide patients with advanced physical therapy services such as Aquatic Therapy. Our staff at Golden Bear Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Center is with you every step of the way to help our patients get back to a pain-free active lifestyle.

Our Mission

It is the mission of Golden Bear Physical Therapy Sports Injury Center Inc. (GBPT) to provide patients with therapeutic and restorative rehabilitation services for the injured, disabled, or sick. To assist each patient in reaching their maximum performance so they may assume their rightful place in society while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities.

GBPT shall provide state-of-the-art health care that strives to significantly improve the well-being of each patient, while recognizing their capacity for being responsible for their own health. Members shall be treated with respect and dignity.

GBPT shall serve as a health care resource, educating the community in terms of self-care and responsibility. GBPTand its staff shall strive for and seek continued means to reach and maintain the highest standards of health care delivery. GBPT and its staff shall accept responsibility for maintaining a cost effective and profitable business, providing services to patients/clients in a professional, courteous and caring manner.

Vision Statement

As a resource for physical therapy in Central California, our vision is to continue to provide the highest quality physical therapy services to regions of need. We will continue to identify underserved areas and find solutions by establishing clinics, recruiting talented clinicians, and promoting our profession. We can be a dynamic component of public health to all members of the community.


Golden Bear Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Center promotes healing and aims to improve our patient's function, mobility, prevent disability and increase strength. Our main objective is for our patients to achieve freedom from pain, have an independent living, and to have an understanding of how to prevent injury.


The Golden Bear Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Center Team is committed to providing quality treatments in order to achieve superior results. Our comprehensive, evidence based services consist of evaluation, treatment and prevention. In addition to providing excellent care, we strive to achieve a positive and welcoming experience leading to lasting relationships. As the resource for physical therapy in Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Merced, and Calaveras Counties-we promote health and wellness to all members of our community.


Community Sponsorships
  • Downey High School Softball
  • Ripon Little League
  • Oakdale High School Baseball
  • Modesto Youth Soccer Assn.
  • Turlock Little League
  • Rebels Soccer Manteca
  • Oakdale High School Football
  • Beyer HS Athletic Boosters
  • Thunder Girls Soccer Turlock
  • Ripon Quarterback Club
  • Hilmar High School Football

What People Are Saying About Us....

  • Melody is the sweetest lady ever! I just loved her, she made me feel so comfortable and cared for. I definitely recommend her to anyone looking for an excellent physical therapist!…

    Binks G.

  • After a little bit of research I selected this place for my physical therapy. I can't express how excited I am for my recovery at this location. Today was my first day and since I walked in the door I felt like I was in great hands. My therapist, Melody, is very knowledgable and caring. She took the time to understand my situation and I am really confident that she will help me make a full recovery!…

    Dan R., Injury: Grade 2 MCL tear

  • I have always been treated in a professional manner at Golden Bear. The therapy I received has really helped my badly dislocated elbow and injured shoulder. Brandon is a young talented therapist. I have found all the staff to be courteous and helpful.…

    Daniel V.

  • This is a great Physical Therapy clinic. They can treat everything from hip/knee replacements to recovery from weakness due to surgery. They also have what I feel is one of the best types of treatment possible. Aquatic therapy which when I googled it I discovered that it is perfect for people with strokes, heart attacks. Wow, didn't know that. This is a very nice place and if any of you out there are ever in need of any Physical Therapy then this is the place.…

    Charlie O.

  • The staff from Front Desk to PT's are professional, caring, friendly, knowledgeable individuals. I highly recommend this company!!…

    Lani M.

  • This is my second round of PT on my second shoulder. I have come to know and adore the amazing therapists at Golden Bear on Coffee Rd. They are great at what they do and they make you feel welcome. Thanks guys!…

    Sabrina F.

  • Golden Bear physical therapy is wonderful. They are compassionate healers always caring and welcoming…

    Leigh L.

  • They are the best, they help me on my injurys from a car accident and did a great work Allen,Tim,Kathi ,and Melissa. God bless you all wonderful people And golden bear physical therapy I recommend this place to everyone.…

    Israel Q.

  • It's been 13 years since I last went to Golden Bear, but I am still so very grateful for the great care that Bobby and Shelly gave me through my 3 year battle back from my crazy car wreck. Highly recommend this place to everyone!!!…

    Diana B.

  • Oakdale Team is FABULOUS!…

    Carol C.

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