Our Team


Physical Therapists


Physical Therapist + Owner

Lissa Trevino

MPT, ATC, FAFS, TPI CGFI
  • Master of Physical Therapy, Chapman University, 1995, Licensed 1996
  • Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training, CSULB 1988, Certified 1988
  • Instructor in “Musculoskeletal Assessment and Treatment”, Goto Gakuen Medical Arts College, Tokyo, Japan 1988
  • Instructor in the “Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries”, CSU Long Beach, 1990
  • Fellow of Applied Functional Science, Gray Institute, 2010
  • AVP Pro Beach Volleyball  Medical board/provider 2006-2011
  • Master’s Certificate in “Fascial Stretch Therapy” through Stretch to Win, 200
  • Titleist Performance Institute, Level III Medical Professional, 2006 TPI, CGFI
  • Certified in Pilates and NeuroCorekinetics, 2002
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the National Athletic Trainer’s Association.
  • Female/Male Pelvic Floor Function, Dysfunction. Treatment Certificate

Austin

Physical Therapist

Austin Hedani

DPT
  • Degrees: Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine of Health Sciences, Austin, TX and B.S. Biological Sciences, University of California Irvine
  • Certifications: Lee Silverman Voice Training (LSVT), BIG certified for Parkinson’s Disease and Neurological Movement Disorders, OTAGO Elderly Fall Prevention Certified
    Clinical Experience: Sports medicine, Outpatient Orthopedics, Geriatrics, Outpatient neuro for CVA
  • Passionate about: Helping people get back to doing what they love and improving their quality of life.
  • Interesting Facts: Austin is ambidextrous meaning he can use both hands for almost everything! Because of this skill, he keeps an open mindset when approaching therapy by adapting and incorporating multiple different ways to help his patients and their injuries.
  • Sports History: Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field and Football.
  • Hobbies: Watching TV shows, dancing, playing basketball, cooking all types of food, eating all types of food and meeting new people.
  • Originally from: San Francisco, CA

Physical Therapy Assistants


Physical Therapist Assistant

Charlena Zamarripa

PTA
  • Graduated from California State University at Long Beach State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Athletic Training.
  • Head Athletic Trainer at Canyon High School from 1987-1990.
  • Passed the California State Boards and obtained a Physical Therapist Assistant License in 1993.
  • Became the first Physical Therapist Assistant in the country to earn the exclusive Functional Orthopaedic Certification (FOC) from the Institute of Physical Art in Colorado in 2003.
  • Has worked in outpatient physical therapy for 30 years.
  • Clinical Instructor for PT Assistant Students for over 20 years and has mentored more than 60 students.
  • Specializes in comprehensive manual therapy including soft tissue and joint mobilization, neuromuscular re-education and body mechanics training.

Dwip

Physical Therapist Assistant

Dwip Chokshi

PTA
  • Degrees: A.S. Physical Therapy, Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA<
    and B.S. Kinesiology, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
  • Certifications: CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Clinical Experience: Working with adults and children in outpatient P.T. clinic.
  • Passionate about: Providing excellent care by restoring balance and coordination and reducing pain and inflammation.
  • Interesting Facts: Loves to create in the kitchen combining different foods and spices for a one of a kind meal.
  • Sports History: Cricket, Karate, Volleyball
  • Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, playing cricket, tennis, martial arts and working out.
  • Originally from: Ahmedabad, India

 


Athletic/Fitness Trainers, Massage Therapist

Gary

Integrative Mind/Body Therapist

Gary Rosenthal

Certified Massage Therapist
  • Degrees: Masters Counseling- Univ Virgin Islands B.A. Psychology Michigan State University
  • Certifications: Certified Massage Therapist- 24 yrs. CAMTC, Thoughtfield Therapy diagnostic -TFTdx, Oncology Massage, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Orthopedic Integrated Massage, Hot/cold Stone Massage, Pranic Healing- 5 levels, Sensitivity and Allergy Treatment, Aromatherapy, Sports Massage, Post Op massage.
  • Clinical Experience: 24 years licensed massage therapist. 20 years Energy Psychology Therapist. 10 years Care Partner- Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 15 years- Allergy and Sensitivity Therapist. 35 years- Instructor- Mantra Meditation.
  • Sports History: Golf, Tennis, Swimming
  • Passionate about: Helping clients find the root cause of dysfunction. I believe the body will heal itself if given the correct healing information. By applying an integrative approach to dysfunction, whether physical and/or mental/emotional, we can create an effective, safe, and empowering plan to help the healing take place.
  • Interesting Facts: Lived in the US Virgin Islands for 39 years before returning to the West Coast.
  • Hobbies: Sports, exotic foods, gardening, sailing, cross country skiing, scuba, stand up paddle boarding.
  • Originally From: Pontiac, Michigan

Kiley

PT Aide + Certified Fitness Trainer

Kiley Acra

ACE
  • Degrees: B.S. in Health and Wellness, Purdue University Global, West Lafayette, IN
  • Certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Health Coach, CPR and AED Certified
  • Passionate about: Coaching others to improve their health and wellness.
  • Interesting Facts: Kiley is a dog lover! She has 2 chocolate labs.
  • Sports History: Softball
  • Hobbies: Hiking, softball, volleyball and baking
  • Originally from: Middletown, IN

Physical Therapy Aides

Ashley

Physical Therapy Aide

Ashley Clark

  • Degrees: B.S. Kinesiology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
  • Certifications: CPR Certified
  • Clinical Experience: Internship at Physical Therapy office in RSM.
  • Passionate about: Helping people improve their quality of life through physical therapy.
  • Interesting Facts: Spent 3 weeks in Peru living with a family that only spoke Spanish and working in the towns to build cook stoves.
  • Sports History: Track and Field
  • Hobbies: Photography, macrame and painting.
  • Originally from: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Haley

Physical Therapy Aide

Haley Bell

  • Degrees: BS Kinesiology, CSUF, Fullerton, CA; AS Kinesiology Norco Community College; AS Math and Sciences, Norco Community College; AS Child Development, Norco Community College
  • Certifications: CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Passionate about: Women’s health, Sports and Athletic training, Physical Therapy and finding the cure for cancer
  • Interesting Facts: Sustained 2 concussions while playing basketball
  • Sports History: HS Varsity basketball for all 4 years. Track and Field
  • Hobbies: Painting, skateboarding, playing video games, exercising
  • Originally from: Corona, CA


Physical Therapy Aide

Sierra Ward

  • Degrees: BS Kinesiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
  • Clinical Experience: Internship at previous PT clinic. Volunteer at IMPACT, a program created to teach children with cognitive disabilities how to exercise.
  • Passionate about: Learning more about anatomy of the human body as well as help individuals meet their goals.
  • Interesting Facts: I spent 3 months studying abroad in Chile and had the opportunity to travel to Patagonia.
  • Sports History: Soccer, Track and Field
  • Hobbies: Hiking with my dog, paddle boarding and camping.
  • Originally from: Henderson, NV

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