Recover and Improve with
Valley Physical Therapy

Always work with a physical therapist.
No aides. No assistants.

Identify Goals

We work with you to understand and identify your physical therapy goals, then convert those goals into an actionable plan of care.

Regain Confidence

Injury, illness, and surgery: all can result in temporary physical setbacks. Your plan of care will help you regain confidence in your body’s strength, flexibility, and balance.

Age Well

Don’t grow old, age well! Our office-based 1-on-1 physical therapy sessions and your home exercise efforts will help you age with confidence.

Trust Us

We are here to help!

Valley Physical Therapy has served San Lorenzo Valley and Scotts Valley since 1994. Our therapists have almost 50 years of combined experience in helping patients get better and stronger.

We are proud of our patient satisfaction scores: our patients rate us 9.7 out of 10. The majority of our patients return to Valley Physical Therapy whenever they need physical therapy.

Our VPT Staff

You can rely on Aja when you call VPT and when you come to our front desk. Our outstanding front office manager handles scheduling, co-pays, and insurance billing. Aja grew up in the San Lorenzo Valley. She has worked for VPT since 2015.

Aja Croom

Cheryl has been a licensed physical therapist and owned Valley Physical Therapy for more than 25 years. She moved to Santa Cruz in 1986 to earn her undergraduate degree at UCSC. Cheryl grew up in Illinois and remains a Chicago Cubs fan.

Cheryl Tibbetts, PT, MPT

Sara earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2008 from University of the Pacific. She has worked for Valley Physical Therapy for over 10 years. Sara grew up in Humboldt County and loves going on adventures with her family.

Sara Clayton, PT, DPT

Meghan earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Loma Linda University in 2014. She has worked for VPT since 2014. She is a Pilates-based physical therapist and a Polestar Pilates graduate. Meghan is an Aptos native.

Meghan Bensen, PT, DPT