Our Team

Physical Therapists

Physical Therapist + Owner

Lissa Trevino

  • 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


Physical Therapist

Austin Hedani

  • 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

Denise Lane

Physical Therapist

Denise Lane

  • Degrees: Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, 2015
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Riverside, 2009
  • Certifications: Pelvic Floor Level 1A, 2A and 2B from Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. Advanced Evaluation and Manipulation of Pelvic, Lumbar and Thoracic Spine, Cranio-facial Region, Cervical and Upper Thoracic spine. Functional Analysis and Management of the Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex and Myofascial Manipulation.
  • Passionate about: Helping patients of all ages achieve their goals with Physical Therapy. Dr. Lane is also passionate about Women’s Health; she desires to teach, inspire and reach women in the community about pelvic floor physical therapy.
  • Interesting Facts: Dr. Lane is currently in the process of obtaining her pelvic rehabilitation practitioner certification and doula license to provide specialized Physical Therapy to women who are pregnant, during delivery and extensive care after delivery.
  • Sports History: Fitness and Strength Training
  • Hobbies: Spending time with her family; taking walks to the beach, bike rides, hiking, and family movie nights.
  • Originally from: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA


Physical Therapist

Jennifer Curry

  • Degrees: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL
  • B.S. in Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Certifications: Dry Needling Certified, Graston Trained, Blood Flow Restriction Certified, ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation Certified.
  • Clinical Experience: Sports Medicine, Concussion Management, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Outpatient Orthopedics
  • Passionate about: Helping people stay active, specializing in orthopedics, with extensive training as well as concussion management and vestibular rehabilitation.
  • Interesting Facts: Deejayed for several years
  • Sports History: Pole Vaulting, Sprinter, Basketball, Volleyball, Softball and Surfing after moving to CA.
  • Hobbies: Guitar/Ukulele, surfing, skating, Krav Maga
  • Originally from: Chicago

Physical Therapy Assistants

Physical Therapist Assistant

Charlena Zamarripa

  • 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.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Hannah Dowell

  • Degrees: B.S. in Exercise Science, Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, OK 2023
  • Certifications: Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Clinical Experience: 3 years at Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Passionate about: Helping my patients recover and getting them back to what they love to do.
  • Interesting Facts: I was a competitive figure skater for 18 years.
  • Sports History: Figure skating and lacrosse.
  • Hobbies: Hiking, skating, lacrosse.
  • Originally from: Edmond, Oklahoma

Athletic/Fitness Trainers, Massage Therapist


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


Acupunturist, Fitness Trainer + PT Aide

Matthew Olesky

Certified Personal Trainer
  • Degrees: Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 2003, BS Holistic Science 2001, South Baylo University of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
  • Certifications: Personal Trainer 1999, Orange Coast College
  • Clinical Experience: Sports Medicine, Orthopedics
  • Passionate about: Post-Surgical Rehabilitation and Sports Training
  • Interesting Facts: Earned a 1st Degree Black Belt from the U.S. Taekwondo Alliance at age 12.
  • Sports History: Soccer, Baseball, Snow Skiing, Golf, Football
  • Hobbies: Mountain biking, Hiking, Camping, Paddleboarding
  • Originally from: Irvine, CA

Pilates Instructor, Body Worker + PT Aide

Stormy Hays

  • Certifications: Pilates Mat and Reformer Instructor, Trigger Point Massage and Stretch body worker
  • Clinical Experience: I have partnered with many physical therapy clinics, chiropractors and acupuncturists working in tandem to provide comprehensive care for patients.
  • Passionate about: Providing patients with a well-rounded and holistic approach by assisting them on their journey to improved health and well-being.
  • Interesting Facts: I am also a real estate agent.
  • Sports History: Overall fitness, weightlifting, running, and Pilates.
  • Hobbies: Outdoor adventures, playing musical instruments and riding horses.
  • Originally from: Arkansas

Physical Therapy Aides


Physical Therapy Aide

Luke Shim

  • Degrees: BS Kinesiology, Cal State Fullerton, AS Kinesiology, El Camino Community College
  • Clinical Experience: Internship at physical therapy clinic that offered aquatic therapy. Volunteer at an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic.
  • Passionate about: Helping people get back to doing what they love to do through movement and exercise.
  • Interesting Facts: Moved to the U.S. at the age of 8.
  • Sports History: Football and wrestling.
  • Hobbies: Basketball, camping, hiking with my dog.
  • Originally from: South Korea

Physical Therapy Aide

Jason Gutierrez

  • Certifications: NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Goals: Own and operate fitness gyms.
  • Passionate about: Weightlifting, nutritional health and helping others reach their goals.
  • Interesting Facts: Played Division I football, and I served in the Marine Corps as a Supply Chain Specialist.
  • Sports History: Soccer and Football
  • Hobbies: Playing football, soccer and the drums, weightlifting and video games.
  • Originally from: Lake Forest, CA

Physical Therapy Aide

Oreana Diaz

  • Degrees: B.A. Kinesiology Movement Science, California State University of San Marcos, San Marcos, CA A.A. Liberal Arts, Applied Health, Nutrition and Kinesiology, Mira Costa College, Mira Costa, CA
  • Certifications: CPR, First Aid, AED
  • Clinical Experience: Worked 6 months at Orthopedic/Sports Injury PT clinic.
  • Goals: Working toward becoming a Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Passionate about: I am deeply enthusiastic about making a positive impact by prioritizing health and fitness and aiding others in achieving their wellness goals.
  • Interesting Facts: I am a first-generation graduate and I love cooking authentic Mexican food.
  • Sports History: Volleyball
  • Hobbies: Going to the gym and beach and spending time with family.
  • Originally from: Oceanside, CA

Physical Therapy Aide

Ximena Bustos Benitez

  • Degrees: B.S. Kinesiology with emphasis in Physical Therapy, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
  • Clinical Experience: Volunteered at Sharp Alison DeRose Rehabilitation Center at Sharp Memorial Hospital.
  • Goals: Working toward becoming a Doctor of Physical Therapy.
  • Passionate about: Helping patients improve their overall health through exercise and motivation providing patient safety and a positive atmosphere.
  • Interesting Facts: I studied abroad in Mexico for 3 months and had the chance to visit 15 states.
  • Sports History: Soccer, Track and Field
  • Hobbies: Horseback riding, hiking, running, and spending time with loved ones.
  • Originally from: Laguna Niguel, CA


Our goal is for you to achieve fast, fun, functional recovery that enables you to pursue your passion for gold, dance, football, yoga, Pilates, etc., in your life.

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