The physical therapists of Swanson McArthur Physical Therapy possess exceptional skills combined with a desire to help patients restore their function. We work with your physician to address your concerns and work individually with you to develop functional goals. Our professional and courteous support staff will assist you in every way possible throughout the rehabilitation process.
All members of the Swanson McArthur Physical Therapy staff have dedicated themselves to helping you restore your function and maximize your performance.
Quinn a. McArthur, pT, DPT
Quinn graduated with high honors from California State University, Hayward with a BS in Athletic Training/Clinical Exercise in 1991, receiving simultaneously the Outstanding Student of the Year Award. In 1993, Quinn graduated with high honors from California State University, Northridge with a postgraduate degree in Physical Therapy and received board certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) in 2007 by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He completed his Doctorate of physical therapy in August of 2022. Quinn has been a member of the APTA since 1991. He specializes in orthopedic manual therapy and orthopedic and sports injury rehabilitation.
Quinn has taken numerous short- and long-term post-graduate courses, focusing on injury prevention, injury rehabilitation, sports-specific training, and advanced manual therapy treatment for the spine and extremities. He is a clinical instructor, mentoring staff as well as graduate students during clinical internships and educating high school students in the profession of physical therapy.
Quinn has involved himself in the youth athletic community as a Roseville Girls Softball Coach, Soccer Club (RYSC) Coach, and Indoor Soccer Coach starting in 2004. He has provided strength and conditioning training to numerous soccer clubs and teams since 2005 and has served as an assistant coach and the ACL Injury Prevention Program Director with the Woodcreek High School Soccer Program since 2011.
Along with his wife Linda (the co-owner of SMPT), the two travel when they can and enjoy friends, golf, and family.
Sarah grew up in the Central Coast area of Santa Maria, California and played competitive travel softball throughout high school. This is where her love for athletics and rehabilitation began. Sarah graduated from San Diego State University in 2011 with a Bachelor in Science degree majoring in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy. She went on to received a Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine For Health Sciences San Marcos campus April 2015.
She has experience with working with orthopedic, pediatrics, neurological, and TMJ conditions. Her passion is working with athletes in prevention of injuries. Sarah utilizes advanced manual therapy techniques, MFR, therapeutic exercises, and other various methods from her experiences and additional coursework to help improve overall functional mobility in her patients. She wants to further her knowledge by taking continuing education courses with hands-on training for TMJ, Graston, ASTYM, and other various manual courses.
She enjoys working in an outpatient orthopedic setting and working with patient s of all ages. Sarah is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Sarah recently relocated from Murrieta, California to the Rocklin area with her husband to be closer to family. She enjoys hiking, wakeboarding, and spending time with her two dogs Kato and Jade.
Sarah Harmon, PT, DPT
Sarah graduated from San Diego State University in 2011 with a Bachelor in Science degree majoring in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy. She went on to receive a Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine For Health Sciences San Marcos campus in April 2015.
She has experience with working with orthopedic, pediatrics, neurological, and TMJ conditions. She specializes in pediatrics (0-18 years) and all vertigo conditions. Since working at this clinic her passion for pediatrics and neuro have grown. She has an eclectic approach and enjoys incorporating new techniques into her plan of care. Sarah has worked with many neurological conditions including MS, stroke, cardiac arrest complications, Parkinson's, PSP, amputations, chiari malformation, SMA, and CP. Sarah utilizes advanced manual therapy techniques, MFR, therapeutic exercises, and other various methods from her experiences and additional coursework to help improve overall functional mobility in her patients.
She enjoys working in an outpatient orthopedic setting and working with patients of all ages. Sarah is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Sarah lives in the Rocklin area with her husband, two dogs, and daughter. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, walks, and watching movies.
Christy Effendie-Peterson, PT, DPT
Christy graduated from the University of California, Davis, in December of 2017 with a Bachelors in Science majoring in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior. She went on to work full time in college athletics before attending Azusa Pacific University to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in 2022.
Christy’s clinical rotations ranged from outpatient orthopedics to acute care. She has cared for patients in the Burn Intensive Care Unit at the UC Davis Medical Center, assisting research on active therapy during recovery and developing her experience as a trauma-informed clinician. She went on to work in a sports medicine clinic, furthering her passion for working with athletes and gaining experience in collegiate and professional training rooms.
A Rocklin native, Christy enjoys attending live sporting events, finding new local coffee spots, and watching British cooking shows with her husband. As a Davis graduate, she loves cheering on the Aggies, along with the Sacramento Kings and Sacramento Republic FC.
dianna chhay, pt,dpt
Dianna graduated from the University of California, Davis, in May 2019 with a Bachelors in Science majoring in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior (Physiology Emphasis) and minoring in Psychology. She went on to attend the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in August 2022.
Dianna’s clinical rotations were orthopedic-based, with her last rotation being in sports medicine. She is certified in Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), which she utilized to better locate and treat soft tissue dysfunctions. During her time in the Physical Therapy field, she has developed a holistic approach when it comes to treating her patients.
Outside of work, Dianna loves to spend time with her loved ones. She enjoys cooking, trying out new restaurants, going to the gym, and trying new hobbies. Dianna has participated as a competitive powerlifter and enjoys paddeboarding, rock climbing, snowboarding, and hiking.
Ana ceja, pt, dpt
Ana graduated from Long Beach State University, May 2017 with a Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science. Ana went on to obtain her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of California, San Francisco/San Francisco State University.
Ana’s clinical rotations were diverse, ranging from outpatient orthopedics, neurologics in an acute rehab unit, and pediatrics with California Children Services. Ana has a developing interest in working with patients with balance deficits and neurological diagnoses including stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Cerebral Palsy, and many more.
Outside of work, Ana loves trying new food, running, biking, hiking, crafting, and exploring new cities with her partner and friends and family. She just completed her first half marathon.
Elyse Fournier, PT, DPT