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Brando Lakes, DPT
Brando specializes in treating chronic pain, lower extremity injuries, and working with patients who want to get back into running. He seeks to work with patients to find out how their behaviors and physical movements may be contributing to their pain. In doing so, his patients are better equipped with control over their condition and lives. *A prescription for physical therapy is required to see this practitioner. *
Brittney Ravettine, DPT
Brittney’s passion is helping people and she specializes in treating people for the long-term. She helps her patients return to sports and physical activity like snowboarding, baseball and pilates.
Jessica Chang, DPT
Jessica has been an athlete her whole life and has learned the value of taking care of her physical health. Now, she hopes to educate others on how to listen to their bodies and how to maintain their physical wellbeing through all aspects of daily life. Additional Certifications: Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
Maria Mezzadri, DPT
Maria’s goal is to restore the highest possible level of function to her patients so that they may live pain free. She understands that speedy relief is a highly valuable aspect of pain and mobility management. Additional Certifications: Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), Certified Sports and Orthopaedic Manual Therapist (CSOMT), Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists® (CSCS®)
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Elizabeth Melvin, PT
Elizabeth is a physical therapist. A long time participant herself in gymnastics and track, Liz has extensive experience working with athletes of all ages and abilities. She incorporates her knowledge of sports into the treatment of her patients. Additional Certifications: Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)
Rachel Hey-Shipton, DPT
Rachel grew up a dancer, which sparked her interest in the human body and movement from a young age. When thinking about a career in healthcare, she loved the idea of being able to treat with movement. *A prescription for physical therapy is required to see this practitioner. *
Sapana Kanojia, MSPT
When Sapana was 17 years old, she had a friend who fractured his shoulder and had to go through therapeutic rehabilitation and became fascinated by a career in physical therapy. Additional Education: Master of Science (MS), Master of Health Administration (MHA)
Jonathan Jezequel, DPT
Jonathan’s journey to becoming a physical therapist first came about from his interest in applied health basic sciences. His love for education in combination with sports and people led him to a career in physical therapy. Additional Certifications: Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), Sports Certified Specialist (SCS)
Daniel Yoo, DPT
Daniel is a native of Los Angeles, where he grew up around health and fitness. This led to him to work with UC Irvine athletes as a member of the Sports Medicine team. During this time, he gained vast knowledge and experience in rehabilitation and injury prevention in basketball, baseball, volleyball, soccer, water polo, and tennis athletes.
Edyta Friend, PT
Edyta’s extensive training in manual therapy, along with her sensitive and empathetic nature, makes her a great physical therapist. She brings technical expertise and genuine compassion to every patient she treats.
Gimbo John (GJ) Corre, PT
Gimbo’s love of sports is at the core of his mission to get people healthy. Basketball has played a major role in his life, and his true passion is working with athletes. Gimbo believes the most rewarding part of his work is seeing patients getting back to doing what they love and regaining their natural form.