Our Physical Therapists are movement specialists focused on returning our patients to optimal performance through individualized exercise prescription, hands-on care, and patient education.
During BFR training, a patient exercises with a cuff around their weak arm or leg. The cuff partially restricts blood flow, creating a metabolic environment that stimulates muscle hypertrophy. This can be especially useful for patients post-surgery to address muscle atrophy and for those who cannot tolerate the mechanical stress of heavily-loaded exercises due to pain.
Once evaluated by your physical therapist, you will receive a custom home exercise program specifically tailored to your needs. This program will be updated by your physical therapist as you progress throughout your rehabilitation. If you should choose to transition to personal training after you have successfully completed your rehabilitation, our clinicians will discuss your specific needs with your personal trainer.
Return to sport or a physically challenging occupation will not be left up to chance. We employ numerous functional tests and research-based return-to-play criteria to determine when our recreational, professional, and tactical athletes are ready to return to their sport or job duties.
Stimulates connective tissue remodeling through resorption of excessive fibrosis, and induces repair and regeneration of collagen secondary to fibroblast recruitment. This will lead to the breakdown, or release of scar tissue, fascial restrictions and adhesions.
Kirsten is a Staff Physical Therapist at Sports Academy. She is a member of the Integrated Sports Medicine Department and treats a variety of orthopedic patients. She graduated from Western University of Health Sciences where she obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Since graduating, she strives to apply clinical concepts from her previous internships; which include pediatrics, neuromuscular, and orthopedic patient populations.More about Kirsten
Nick is a Physical Therapist at Sports Academy and holds an APTA Board Certification in Orthopedics. He graduated from University of New Mexico with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. In his spare time, he enjoys surfing and spending time at the beach with his family.
Justin is a Senior Physical Therapist at Sports Academy who specializes in treatment of orthopedic disorders. He graduated with honors from the University of Southern California’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program and is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Justin is a local of Ventura County and spends his past time outdoors, or with his wife and daughter.More about Justin
The Sports Academy approach to athletic training and manual therapy addresses the clients impairments as a whole and looks to address the source of your issues and find resolutions.Learn more
Sports Academy houses a state-of-the-art Biomechanics Lab for all athletic populations to provide each individual the cutting edge technology to enhance their performance and decrease risk of injury.Learn more
Sports Academy uses the BOD POD Gold Standard Body Composition System to determine body composition for athlete's goal setting and tracking.Learn more
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Our Physical Therapists are movement specialists focused on returning our patients to optimal performance through individualized exercise prescription, hands-on care, and patient education.Learn more
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