Daniel J. Adels, PT founded Keizer Physical Therapy in 1985. He is a licensed physical therapist in Oregon and California, and a member of both the American Physical Therapy Association and the Oregon Physical Therapy Association.

He grew up in the Midwest and took his pre-physical therapy education at Southern Missionary College (now Southern Adventist University) in Tennessee. He graduated from Loma Linda University in 1982.

He is active with his church and enjoys hiking, nature, studying health and nutrition, and learning to play the cello.