These are physical therapists in the area that we work with. By no means is this an exclusive list. Please check with your Primary Physician and Insurance Carrier for all available Physical Therapists.
Dr. Catherine M. Cahill, PT, DPT
11740 San Vicente Boulevard, Suite 205, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone: (310) 820-7602
When you’re looking for a physical therapist, you want one with the highest level of education possible. One who has advanced knowledge to help you heal and reach your health and fitness goals. Well, that Physical Therapist is Catherine M. Cahill, PT, DPT, owner of Cahill Physical Therapy. Cathy has a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and combined with yearly certifications in continuing education, you will get the very best, up-to-date care possible from a very caring, compassionate medical professional. With over 25 years' experience, every patient that comes through her door is treated with the utmost respect, no matter your circumstances, no matter your concern.
Many physical therapists drag out a patient’s treatment. Not Cathy. Her goal is to get you to wellness as quickly as possible, using a wide variety of treatments, including PMA Pilates and GYROTONIC®, both in which she’s certified. Depending on your injury, it’s comforting to know that Cathy specializes in orthopedic injuries and rehabilitation. And, in her continuing efforts to support patients, she holds a certification in the Pink Ribbon Program for post-operative breast cancer recovery.
Cathy has built Cahill Physical Therapy to a state-of-the-art clinic with a wide range of services for patients, physicians, and fitness professionals. As an expert in her field, Cathy serves as a consultant, and physical therapist of choice, for many of the top medical practices on the Westside. Cathy is also a sought after physical therapist for the sports and entertainment industries, working with high-level athletes and movie and television individuals.
Prior to opening her studio in 1994, Cathy served as director of physical therapy for several medical practices and health clubs including the West Coast Spine Institute, Pacific Health Group and the Sports Club/LA. Catherine is a licensed Physical Therapist, CPR Certified, Certified PMA Pilates and GYROTONIC® Instructor, Pink Ribbon Program Certified Instructor
Dr. Brooke Mitchell PT, DPT
& Dr. Meredith Soelberg PT, DPT, MBA
Founders of ELEVATE
1505 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (424) 322-8585
Dr. Brooke Mitchell: Dr. Mitchell received her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy (DPT) from University of Southern California in 2006. Prior to that, she graduated cum laude from Duke University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Bases of Behavior. At Duke, Dr. Mitchell played on the women’s tennis team, winning the ACC Championships 4 years in a row, and ranked #2 by the NCAA. In high school, she was nationally and internationally ranked in junior’s tennis starting at age eleven.
Physical therapy significantly impacted Dr. Mitchell’s life at a young age, which stemmed from sports-related injuries that she incurred in high school that required surgery. While many people doubted that she would ever be able to return to competitive sports, she spent significant time in PT, working with therapists to get back onto the tennis and basketball courts, which ultimately resulted in her receiving a full athletic scholarship to Duke University for Women’s Tennis and to leading her high school basketball team to the California State Finals.
Dr. Mitchell’s years of experience and success with patients of all ages rehabbing from orthopedic and sports related injuries and surgeries, as well as preventing or delaying surgeries, have earned her a reputation for clinical excellence. She expertly combines manual therapy, exercise, and movement interventions, making dramatic changes with patients. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and its Sports, Orthopedics and Private Practice special sections. She is certified in Myofascial Decompression, also referred to as cupping.
In addition to tennis, Dr. Mitchell enjoys skiing, golf, hiking with her dog, Pilates and spending time with her family.
Dr. Soelberg: Dr. Soelberg received her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy (MPT) from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy (DPT) from EIM. She earned a BS and MBA from the University of Illinois. Her own injuries at a young age as a nationally competitive gymnast and as a Division I Varsity athlete, combined with having a loved one with Multiple Sclerosis, set her on a path to heal and ease the pain of others.
Dr. Soelberg established her strong clinical foundation at top-ranked Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. Her years of experience and commitment to life-long learning have made her an expert clinician in treating the spectrum of orthopedic and sports related injuries spanning youth to adults, as well as persistent pain. One of Dr. Soelberg’s clinical passions is employing research-grade technology to movement analysis to uncover the root cause of injuries and pain during walking, running, and sport performance. She completed a 6-month certificate program in high tech movement analysis, movement re-education and return-to-sport with Dr. Chris Powers, Professor of Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy, and Co-Director of the Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Lab at USC. She also completed the 6 month program Retrain the Brain: Integration of Manipulative Therapy, Movement Science and the Brain with Dr. Skulpan Asavasopon, Prof. at Loma Linda University and USC and nationally recognized expert in movement & pain science.
Dr Soelberg is also a Certified Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms). She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and its Sports, Orthopedics, and Private Practice special sections.
Dr. Soelberg has worked as a consultant to Fortune 500 medical device companies with state-of-the art devices for pain management and in clinical research assisting companies developing cutting-edge therapies for pain. She is an avid runner, loves beach and mountain adventures with her family, and sporting events of all kinds.
Amy B. Fee, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS
1448 15th Street Ste 101, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: (310) 393-1703
Amy graduated from The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN with a Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) in 1999, and earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from Utica College in 2011. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from Metropolitan State College of Denver, CO. She is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist (OCS), Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Amy is also trained in Pilate’s method of conditioning, Yoga, and Integrated Systemic Dry Needling.
Amy has worked in orthopedics and sports medicine for over 20 years. She is skilled in evaluation, management, and prevention of injuries, pre and post-surgical rehabilitation, and sports specific conditioning. She has extensive training in orthopedic manual therapy, specializing in methods taught by Mulligan, Maitland, and McKenzie. She has worked as an athletic trainer and physical therapist with high school, college, and professional level athletes including College of St. Scholastica, University of Denver, Colorado Foxes Professional Soccer, and she is currently Head Athletic Trainer and Physio for Santa Monica Rugby Club Men’s teams. Amy has also instructed for Broncos Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation coaching seminars.
Amy is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), including membership in Orthopedic, Sports, and Private Practice Special Interest Group Sections, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (OMPT), National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA), and National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), California Physical Therapy Association (CPTA), Body Arts and Sciences International (BASI), Yoga Alliance (YA), and Pilates Method Alliance (PMA).
Additional info: We specialize in ortho and sports which means we have to know the entire body. We see a lot of back patients, both surgical and not.
Dr. Erin Carr, DPT
1238 7th Street, Suite B, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: (323) 304-1602
Dr. Erin Carr is the founder and owner of Dr. Carr Integrative Physical Therapy. She is a Licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy. And has completed an orthopedic residency program through the Institute of Physical Art focusing on functional manual therapy.
She currently offers her expert holistic healing methods from her physical therapy private practice in the city of Santa Monica. She is the Director of Physical Therapy at The Colburn School Conservatory of Music and Performing Arts in downtown Los Angeles.
Dr. Carr believes the body has the ability to heal on its own. The foundations of her treatments blend western and eastern techniques. She has completed numerous post-graduate courses focusing on the understanding of the musculoskeletal system - in relation to the viscera (organs), nerves, arteries, and fascia. Incorporating these hands-on advanced techniques, combined with her extensive background in orthopedics, she helps a broad range of patients on their road to recovery in Santa Monica and surrounding Los Angeles areas.
Dr. Carr has been an adjunct professor in the Mount St. Mary's College Physical Therapy program and enjoys spending part of her time enlightening the minds of next-generation physical therapists. She has authored a chapter in a Physical Therapy textbook focusing on the rehabilitation of patients after lumbar disc replacement surgery. She completed her doctoral dissertation on measures and balance changes in the older adult population.
In her personal life, Erin is an active health-minded individual with a love for the Arts and a background in Athletics. During her college career, she competed on a Division 1 swim team and has an extensive background in aquatics, including instructional youth swim lessons.
When it comes to her patients' performance - whether on the field, under the bright lights of the stage, or in the day-to-day recovery of normal life... Dr. Carr has a unique healing perspective. By applying her whole-body treatments with intuitive skill and targeted focus, she is well known for helping performers, artists, athletes and everyday people of all ages return to optimal function.
Lynda Huey, M.S.
CompletePT, Pool & Land Physical Therapy
3283 Motor Ave Los Angeles, CA 90034
Phone: (310) 845-9690
Lynda Huey, M.S., founder of Huey’s Athletic Network, is a former athlete and coach whose own injuries led her into the water to find fitness and healing. She was educated at San Jose State University where she starred on the track and field team during its golden years. She earned a masters degree in kinesiology, coached volleyball, field hockey, and track and field at several universities before writing her autobiography and starting her own business. She pioneered the use of water training with Olympic athletes in 1983 and wrote four books on water exercise. She has written for most of American’s top sports magazines, hosted a sports show on KCRW, and worked for NBC at the Seoul Olympic Games. She lectures regularly in Australia, Italy, and the U.S. and appears on TV in those countries.
Since 1993, Huey has combined her knowledge of working with injured Olympic athletes with the expertise of physical therapists to create an excellent set of aquatic therapy protocols. Our eclectic mix of remarkable physical therapists offer orthopedic, rheumatological, and neurological patients a progressive environment in which to regain full function.
Fabrizio PT and Sports Medicine
10309 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 200, Century City, CA 90025
Phone: (310) 829-8724
In a specially-designed 3,000+ sq ft. facility built in 2009, and with more than 90 years of combined professional experience, the Fabrizio hand-selected team offers a tradition of superior one-on-one, comprehensive physical therapy and sports medicine. Physical rehabilitation is supported by private treatment rooms, an extensive, ultra-modern, state-of-the-art gym, and a relaxed atmosphere conducive to wellness. The goal at Fabrizio PTSM is a consistent one: evaluation of the problem areas, specific and effective treatment, and patient education. Patients receive constant supervision from a knowledgeable licensed physical therapist during their 45 to 60 minute sessions, resulting in successful treatment and unparalleled service.
Performance Therapy Center
2020 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 401, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: (310) 829-8724
Performance Therapy is a multi-disciplinary outpatient therapy clinic that includes board certified therapists in orthopedics, sports, and hand therapy that work together to provide quality care to each patient. Our 6,500 square-foot facility contains all the equipment needed to provide patients with the best possible treatment, including Anti-Gravity Treadmill, Pilates reformer, TrueStretch, and IASTM. Our treatment philosophy includes skilled manual therapy and movement based treatments. We treat a diverse population of teens through seniors with a mix of orthopedics and sports rehabilitation.
Matrix Physical Therapy and Wellness
2730 Wilshire Blvd. Ste. 105 Santa Monica, CA 90403
Phone: (310) 984-5222
Fax: (310) 457-0403
Matrix Physical Therapy is an outpatient orthopedic clinic staffed with highly trained Doctors of Physical Therapy who are all dedicated to treating patients with a variety of orthopedic injuries. The clinic is located in a newly remodeled, 4500 sq. ft. facility in the heart of Santa Monica and is modern, well-equipped, and spacious. We are very patient-centric and patients have 45 minute appointment/treatment times one on one with their PT. Each PT here has their own aide/assistant who then works with you one on one. We accept all major PPO insurances and Medicare.
In addition to physical therapy services, Matrix PT & Wellness also offers Pilates, Personal Training, Massage Therapy, and exercise/balance classes. The addition of these key resources assists our patients in their pursuits of their Physical Therapy and Wellness goals. Our highly qualified Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer, and Massage Therapist work closely with our Physical Therapists to create tailored session plans that best meet the needs of our patients.
Rehab Specialists, Inc (RSI)
Santa Monica / Beverly Hills / Encino
Phone: (310) 273-0877
Rehab Specialists, Inc. (RSI) was established in Santa Monica, CA in 1986 by Gail Pekelis, PT, MA, CLT. She opened a second location in Beverly Hills, CA in 1996. In 2016 the second Santa Monica office was opened with an indoor, warm water therapy pool; as was the Encino office and aquatic center.
In addition to the multiple locations, RSI continues to provide home physical therapy by medical necessity and Telehealth services.
The goal of our physical and occupational therapy at Rehab Specialists Inc. is to provide a breadth of quality PT and OT services in order that each individual finds their necessary, appropriate treatments for enduring healing. This is accomplished by attracting, rewarding and retaining highly skilled PT and OT staff that provide patient-centric, one on one 30 min. to 1-hour treatment sessions.
In addition to our warm water pool therapy, our facilities provide state of the art equipment and treatments including: Antigravity support systems, virtual reality biofeedback equipment, Neurac/Redcord system, Pilates equipment and Gyrotonics. Our clinical treatment approach includes skilled manual therapy techniques, therapeutic exercise, tissue healing modalities, neuromuscular approaches and patient home exercise programs to reduce pain, promote healing and increase function.
We accept most insurance plans including Medicare, Oscar, UCLA Medical Group, Providence Saint Johns, Cedars Sinai Medical Care Foundation, Kaiser, and many others.
Please visit our website or call our office for more comprehensive coverage and information.