About Us







Our Philosophy 

At Valley Performance Physical Therapy we strive to provide the Central Valley with exceptional care and high quality outpatient physical therapy services. We will work with you in your road to recovery to assist in reducing your pain and improving the way you feel and move.

Valley Performance Physical Therapy 

 Founded in the Spring of 2020, VPPT was born to provide and create an environment where the patient is put as the number one priority. We are here to provide quality one on one care, evidence based treatment  and to assist in providing you with the quality of life that you deserve.

Meet Our Team

Joe Klein PT, DPT

Dr. Joe Klein received his Bachelor’s of Science Degree from San Diego State University in 2008 with an emphasis in Kinesiology and his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Azusa Pacific University in 2011. Joe has spent his years as a physical therapist gaining experience in all aspects of Physical Therapy with his passion being the outpatient physical therapy setting to assist patient’s in their road to recovery, restoring function and helping his patients live life pain free. Joe has spent extensive post graduate training in manual therapies, instrument assisted soft tissue massage as well as other hands on techniques. In his down time, Joe spends times with his wife, three sons and enjoys the outdoors. 

Continued Education in:

  • Year long Mulligan and manual therapy course
  • Myofascial Decompression

Harmeet Singh PTA

Harmeet is a CSU Stanislaus alumni with a Bachelors degree with an emphasis on health and wellness. After spending years working as a PT aide, Harmeet furthered his education at Cerritos College where he completed his training to become a Physical Therapy Assistant. After graduating in May of 2020, Harmeet proudly returned back to his hometown and community, joining the Valley Performance team in April of 2021. In his spare time Harmeet enjoys the outdoors, playing sports, working out and comedy. 

Billy Hemphill SLP

Billy earned his Bachelors and Masters degree for communicative sciences and disorders with an emphasis in Speer-Language Pathology (SLP) in 1998 and 2000 respectively from Fresno State University. Billy has been practicing for over 20 years now with extensive experience and expertise in acquired speech/language/cognitive/swallowing disorders. Billy is passionate about helping people restore function and/or compensate for lost function with regards to communication and swallowing. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter along with two dogs. 

Continued Education:

-Vitalstim certified provider for dysphasia.


Visit Our Location:

1180 W. Olive Ave 

Merced, Ca Suite I

Hours of Operation

Monday                      8:00 – 5:00PM

Tuesday                     8:00 – 7:00PM

Wednesday               8:00 – 5:00PM

Thursday                   8:00 – 7:00PM

Friday.                        8:00 – 5:00PM

Saturday                          Closed

Sunday                            Closed