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Physical Therapy San Pedro Team

Meet The Team


Owner/Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Ja’nae Brown graduated from the University of San Francisco with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise & Sports Science in 2002 and from Loma Linda University with a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2005. She played basketball in high school and developed a love for sports and the human body. Her goal is to get her patients strong and teach them ways to manage injury. Dr. Brown is a specialist in Pilates, Concussion, ROCKTAPE, and a Certified  Functional Strength Coach. She is married and has a 17-year old daughter whom is a college student & swims for Willamette University. When she is not treating patients she enjoys exercising, going to courses/workshops, shopping, traveling to see her daughter swim and spending time with her husband. 


Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Maile Bay-Jacques graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biology in 2006 followed by study at the University of Southern California where she graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree in 2009. Dr. Bay enjoys helping patients increase their body awareness while also providing the necessary challenges to heal. She is an OCS, CSCS and specializes dance therapy, pilates, yoga & blood flow restriction training. She is married and has a 2-year-old daughter and boxer dog. For fun, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, pilates, yoga, weight training, continuing to learn about the body, and dancing.


Doctor of Physical Therapy

Dr. Yana Cheatham earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from University of St. Augustine in San Marcos after completing her bachelors degree in Kinesiology (Exercise Science) from California State University, Northridge. Yana’s interest in physical therapy was first sparked in high school due to an injury as a cross country runner, and was then solidified in college when she had the opportunity to work with pediatric patients for CSUN’s adaptive aquatic therapy program. She has clinical experience in both the outpatient and inpatient settings, and enjoys working with the active population. She also holds a certification in Emergency Medical Responder for the Sports Clinician. Dr. Yana values patient education and utilizes an individualized approach while helping her patients reach their performance and functional goals via manual therapy techniques, corrective exercise, and neuromuscular reeducation. Having grown up playing a variety of sports, she finds helping others return to their favorite activities incredibly rewarding. In her spare time, Dr. Yana enjoys playing in her beach volleyball league in Long Beach, pilates and pure barre classes, attending concerts with friends, and dancing! 

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