Paul has developed expertise in the treatment of all extremity and spinal conditions
as well as sports injuries. He has been an athlete his entire life. The multiple
injuries he has had have given him personal insight into the emotional issues
associated with recovery and the benefits of directed exercise and life style
modification to expedite the process. All of his post professional education has
focused on enhancing your quality of life and your therapeutic experience.
Torey received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of the Pacific. He is a Certified Orthopedic Specialist. Torey has been a competitive athlete in several sports including swimming, baseball, basketball, and football. He has a perspective of personal recovery as he also has had numerous injuries from which he has had to work for extended periods of time to restore his health. He was also an assistant strength coach for the San Diego State University football team. Torey blends his experience in physical therapy with his personal background in competitive athletics, injuries and training to provide people with efficient and effective care to aid in their recovery from daily and sport related injuries.
Courtney received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Saint
Augustine for Health Sciences in San Diego. She also earned her Manual Therapy
Certification through the University of Saint Augustine. She is a Certified Orthopedic
Specialist through the APTA. She is currently pursuing further certification in Dynamic
Neuromuscular Stabilization, based in developmental movement science through the
Prague Institute. She is passionate about helping people return to fully living their lives.
Courtney was a nationally competitive club gymnast, then a nationally competitive
cheerleader in college; she understands dedication in several forms. Her special interests
include working with equally passionate individuals, helping them to heal, progress, and
Adriana has completed a yearlong training on Maitland Manual Therapy and training on
Myofascial Decompression. She is trained to treat all musculoskeletal conditions that come to
our clinic. She particularly enjoys treating pain- acute and chronic, low back, neck and shoulder
problems as she has had injuries associated to these which have taught her nuances from direct
experience. Her thesis research was on ACL Rehabilitation which has made the knee another
one of her interests. Her future career path is headed towards the integration of Eastern and
Western modalities in the treatment of the very same conditions she currently treats, with a
greater variety of tools to choose from. Her vision and passion is to integrate Acupuncture, Tai
Chi, Yoga, nutritional, life style and personal growth coaching to Physical Therapy. She’s
currently pursuing her Ms. in Acupuncture and loving every moment of it. She’s bilingual in
English and Spanish.
Payal's expertise is in treating cervical, lumbar, lower extremity and upper extremity disorders. She is also experienced in treating post operative patients with various conditions. Over the past several years she also has successfully implemented Australian manual therapy approach to musculo-skeletal conditions to facilitate healing. Active mother herself, she believes in treating patient as a whole along with injury to bring holistic healing approach and encourages return to activities they really want to enjoy.
Paymon has developed expertise and special interests in the treatment of the lower
extremity and sports related injuries. He initially became interested in Physical Therapy
after a sport related injury that required surgery and extensive rehab. It was through this
process that he gained a true appreciation for the field of Physical Therapy and wanted to
dedicate his life to helping others with injuries return to doing what they love. He is
committed to developing unique and individualized treatment plans for each patient to
better help them reach their goals as quickly as possible
Mark’s dedication to service was instilled in him from an early age by
his parents and participating in organizations such as Boy Scouts. In
combination with his passion for physical activity, he pursued a career in
Physical Therapy to give back to his community. His professional goal is to
improve the quality of life of his patients’ in an efficient manner by creating
an individualized plan of care. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, coaching
youth basketball, and hanging out with his friends and family.
Nicole grew up playing competitive soccer, field hockey, softball and track and field in the Bay Area. She ultimately became a Division I athlete as a member of the track team at UC Santa Barbara where her own experience with injury led to pursue the path towards becoming a Physical Therapist. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Mount Saint Mary's University and is a certified Pilates Instructor through Balance Body. Nicole's background in competitive sports and vestibular rehab enable her to provide each patient with high quality, specialized treatment programs to achieve their individual goals. She is passionate about using a movement-based approach in order to promote holistic and comprehensive treatment plan for each individual patient. In her free time she loves running, soccer, pilattes, hiking and going to the beach whenever possible.
Shelton's personal history of radiating back pain has given him first hand experience with the
importance of body mechanics, postural awareness, and a positive attitude during the road to
recovery. By applying these ideas, he has been able to return to hobbies such as running, rock
climbing, backpacking, and martial arts. He enjoys helping others learn and apply these
concepts to every day life so they can return to activities they enjoy as well.
Thomas received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California. He also completed a year long orthopedic residency with Agile Physical Therapy. Prior to graduate school, Thomas earned his Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from the University of the Pacific, where he worked closely with the Men's Volleyball, Women's Basketball, and Baseball teams. Thomas strives to treat each patient holistically and collaborate with them to help them achieve their functional goals. In his spare time, Thomas enjoys playing basketball, hiking, going to the beach, and watching movies and TV shows.
Thant received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis, one of the top-ranked Physical Therapy Programs in the country. He grew up in Myanmar and came to the United States to pursue further education. His first encounter with physical therapy came while volunteering at a neuro-rehab where he had the opportunity to work with physical therapists who helped a patient bounce back from being in a coma after a serious car accident to walking and going back to school. This experience inspired him to pursue a career in physical therapy.
Thant strives to combine his training in the movement system with his insightful and friendly personality when working with patients to enhance their mobility, function, and overall well-being. In his free time, he likes to travel, learn about different cultures, explore different cuisines, and play soccer. He is fluent in English and Burmese.
Josh grew up playing sports and continues to have a high interest in maintaining an active lifestyle. He believed that physical therapy was the career where he could combine his interests in being active with his interest in helping better the community. He enjoys helping people figure out how to best get back to activities they desire. In his free time he likes going to the gym, playing basketball, going hiking, and trying new activities with his friends.