Completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Pacific in 2014, and her undergraduate B.S. degree in Kinesiology at San Jose State University with a Studio Arts Minor in 2012. Tina enjoyed participating in the San Jose track and field, and salsa dance performance team while pursuing her professional goals. Tina has completed additional certification in Fascial Manipulation association certification Stecco Method from Italy in 2017, and has additional certification in Myofascial decompression cupping therapy.
Tina enjoys involving patients active participation and their personal goals into her treatment plans to facilitate patients optimal return to function and to the activities they enjoy. Tina enjoys creating fun treatment sessions with her patients and has experience in acute care and traumatic brain injury, besides outpatient orthopedic care. In addition to kayaking, sewing, and painting, Tina enjoys playing in the San Francisco women’s Australian football team in the AAFL.
PT, CSCS, FAAOMPT
Graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1982 and received advanced training from the Kaiser Permanente Hayward Residency Program in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy in 1988. He is a fellow in American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Mike has taught numerous courses on orthopedic manual physical therapy throughout the United States and has been an instructor at the Kaiser Permanente Hayward Residency Program in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy since 1990. He has co-authored two chapters on the exercises for the low back and an article on treatment of the low back. His interests include sports and he has been involved in youth sports as a high school basketball coach for 23 years.
Graduated from California State University Fresno, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1990. He completed the Folsom Physical Therapy Long-Term Course in Orthopedic Manual Therapy in 1994 and 1997. He then completed the Folsom Residency Program in orthopedic Manual Therapy in 1998. His physical therapy experience spans 34 years, beginning as a physical therapy assistant in 1983, and includes sports and spinal rehabilitation in a variety of private practice settings. He has instructed numerous short term and long-term manual therapy courses.
Dennis has been involved in the martial arts since he was 14 years old and has been awarded a 5th degree black belt in Shorin-Ryu karate. He enjoys hiking about the Bay Area and Sierras, as well as cooking.
Sara completed her undergraduate work at CSU Chico where she received her B.S. degree in Exercise Physiology. Immediately following, Sara attended CSU Sacramento where she graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree and earned her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist credentials during her academic course work.
While studying at Chico, she also ran competitively for the women’s cross country and track and field teams, and earned the honors of All-American in cross country. Interests outside of physical therapy include: running, hiking, skiing, camping, and enjoying a good book.