Our Team

Theresa Locke, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist/Business Owner
Theresa has college degrees from UC Berkeley, University of Southern California and her Doctorate from Evidence in Motion. She opened Pinnacle Physical Therapy in 1993 and has dedicated herself to providing excellent patient-centered care to the Calaveras County community. She is a lifelong supporter of local youth sports and volunteer organizations. Outside the practice, Theresa enjoys hiking, practicing yoga, golf and helping with the family vineyard and tasting room.
Marie Schar
Marie Schar, PTA, CPI - Bilingual
Marie obtained her license as a Physical Therapy Assistant in 2000. Her certification and expertise as a Pilates Instructor for over 15 years allows her to specialize in Pilates method based physical therapy, helping her clients reach new goals with the Pilates Method. Marie joined Pinnacle Physical Therapy after a move from Danville to San Andreas to be near her 5 grandchildren. Along with family time, Marie works in her garden, plays with her dog and loves teaching group exercise classes.
Nancy Arslanian, MPT
Nancy Arslanian, MPT
Nancy received her Bachelor's degree from the University of CA, Santa Barbara and her Master's degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern CA. Nancy started her career in Santa Cruz specializing in pediatric and adult orthopedic conditions of the spine and extremities. She went on to develop and operate a multi-specialty outpatient rehabilitation clinic that also included inpatient and home health services. Nancy recently joined Pinnacle Physical Therapy after moving from Santa Cruz to be closer to family. She enjoys hiking, fishing, working in her garden, and traveling.