Edge PT has one primary focus: YOU.
Our mission is to support and empower our clients as they rebuild healthy and productive lives.
We implement the Science of Healing and the Art of Caring in all of our programs.
We Involve and Evolve every aspect of your plan so that you have all the necessary information to get back your health and return to the activities you enjoy doing.
We not only focus on that problem, but we provide a whole-body strategy to find a solution. Together, we establish goals that will lead you step by step towards a positive outcome.
We know you have other PT options. Our approach gives you an advantage; a distinctive EDGE.
Invest in Your Health Today!
Dr. Dee Tipton
PT, MPH, D.Div, DHT
Dr. Tipton is the Director of Physical Therapy.
Dr. Tipton received her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy and Master of Public Health Degree from the University Of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She also has Doctoral Degrees in Theology and Divinity. She recently retired from 25 years of service with the National Athletic Trainer’s Association.
Dr. Tipton has an extensive background in teaching at the University level as well as many years of experience treating Olympic and Professional Athletes and the weekend warrior. Her clients have included professional tennis players, Olympic softball players, gymnasts, dancers, and a variety of athletes of all ages and levels of competition.
Dr. Tipton specializes in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Women’s injuries. She is active in the local Claremont Chamber of Commerce activities. Dee is a member of the California Physical Therapy Association and has been a long time member of the American Physical Therapy Association. She recently relocated from Oklahoma to Southern California. Outside of Physical Therapy Dee enjoys Oklahoma football, outdoor activities, religion, and spiritual philosophies.
Dr. Guillermo Escalante
DSc, MBA, ATC, CSCS
Dr. Guillermo Escalante received his undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from the University of La Verne. Shortly thereafter, he became a certified athletic trainer/strength and conditioning specialist.
In 1999, Dr. Escalante completed an MBA with concentrations in Healthcare Management and Marketing. He returned to school in 2004 and completed a doctorate in Athletic Training with an emphasis in rehabilitation in 2012.
Dr. Escalante is currently the Director of Fitness and Wellness at Edge PT and is an assistant professor of kinesiology at California State University San Bernardino. His research focuses on performance enhancement, sports nutrition, and injury prevention. He has authored several peer reviewed publications and over 50 articles in Muscle & Fitness, MuscleMag, and Bodybuilding.com. He also serves as a guest lecturer in the sports rehabilitation sciences at local universities and has treated and/or trained athletes from novices to pros since 1997. In addition to his expertise working with patients and athletes, Dr. Escalante remains active as an athlete as a national level bodybuilding competitor.
PT Technician & Massage Therapist
Crystal Trento has been working as a licensed massage therapist for the past twenty years. Crystal comes from a medical background bringing knowledge and experience to our clients at Edge PT. She also has thirteen years of extensive experience in health care at as a Physical Therapy Tech in sports medicine rehabilitation. Crystal provides professionalism and dedication to the company and patient care. She continues to work in the Physical Therapy field to improve her knowledge and skills. Her specialty is in Therapeutic Massage. Crystal is also skilled in various forms of massage such as: sports, deep tissue, Swedish, pregnancy, and acupressure.