Physical Therapist Sports Medicine Rehab Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Physical Therapy, Practice Management, Outpatient Rehabilitation, Direct Patient Care, Physical Therapy Practice, Back Injury Prevention, Injury Prevention, Stretching, Flexibility, Sports Medicine, Rehab Training, Aquatic Physical Therapy, Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Shoulder, Knee, Hip, Hand, Risk Management,


DPT, EIM institute of Health Professions 2010
EIM Executive Program Practice Management

1970 -1974 California State University, Fresno;
Bachelors of Science Degree, Physical Therapy 1974.


June 1974 – September 1974

  • Sierra Hospital, Fresno, California
  • Valley Medical Center, Fresno, California
  • Fresno Community Hospital, Leon S. Peters, Rehabilitation Center, Fresno, California


1974; State of California
1991- 2008; State of Arizona
1991; State of Hawaii

Professional Experience

1/09 – Present; at large Board Member, Private Practice Group

8/09 – Appointed to CAL-PT-PAC Board of Trustees, California Chapter APTA

09/07 – Present; Co-Founder of A Company, LLC Sports Performance.

8/04 – Present; Owner / President of A Physical Therapy, Inc.

4/00 – 08/04 Partner, Physical Therapy, Inc., Outpatient private practice
clinics, California Central Valley,CEO, President.

11/00 – Present; Consulting and Rehabilitation. Providing management consulting services to private practice / industry.

11/98 – 11/00 Select Medical Corporation, NovaCare Division, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Area Vice Present, California & Oregon

Responsible for $24 million outpatient rehabilitation business with
48 California, and 2 Oregon locations with 350+ employees.
Duties include management of sales team, contract negotiation,
management oversight of Rehab Provider Network (RPN), a 135
center network of independent and hospital based therapy
practices, preparation of center and market budgets, P&L.
responsibility, integration of acquired centers and clinical
leadership for professional staff.

3/94 – 6/98; NovaCare Outpatient Rehabilitation, General Manager / Clinic Operations Director. Responsible for day-to-day clinical operations of all centers within a local market.

Kings Physical Therapy, Inc. acquired by NovaCare March 1994

1/78 – 2/94; Kings Physical Therapy, Inc., President / Owner. Responsible for providing direct patient care, marketing and management of private Physical Therapy practice with 3 outpatient centers.

1978-1997; Director, Physical Therapy, Corcoran District Hospital.

1988-1989; Director, Physical Therapy, Coalinga District Hospital.

4/75 – 1/78; Staff PT, Sacred Heart Hospital, Hanford, California.

10/74 – 3/75; Staff PT, Sierra Hospital, Fresno, California.


American Physical Therapy Association 1972 – Present
1. Member Private Practice Section
2. Member Orthopedic Section
3. Member Geriatrics Section
4. Member Pediatrics Section
5. Member of Sports Section

California Chapter APTA 1972 – Present

Past Member American College of Sports Medicine

Member PTPN, Physical Therapy Provider Network 3

Member Preferred Therapy Providers, National PPO

Past Member RPN, Rehab Provider Network, 1994 – 2001

Consultant Injury Prevention Programs

City of Clovis, California; Back Injury Prevention Strategies Trainer/Instructor 1987 – 1988.

Naval Air Station, Lemoore, Back Injury Prevention Strategies, Ground Safety Personnel 1988.

Seminar Sponsor / Co-instructor, Back School and Injury Prevention in the Workplace with Lauren Hebert, P.T., Hanford,California, 1989.

Guest Lecturer / Seminar Back Injury Prevention, Los Angeles,California 1989, Impacc VISA.

Leprino Foods, Lemoore, California, Back Injury Prevention Strategies and Job Placement Screens, 1991-Present. Instructor,Flex and Stretch Safety Program 1995-Present.

Co-Developer “Stretching is Elementary” Stretching and Flexibility Program for K through 6th Grades. Utilized by Hanford Unified School District 1991.

SK Foods, Lemoore, California, Back Injury Prevention Strategies and Job Placement Screens, 1991-1995.

Pirelli-Armstrong Tire Corporation, Hanford, California, Back Injury Prevention Strategies and Job Placement Screens, 1992-1999.

Presenter, ADA & The Use of Job Placement Screens in Industry Hanford, Community Medical Center, Hanford, California 1992.

Cargill Corporation, Nutrena Feeds Division, Hanford, California. Back Injury Prevention Strategies and Job Placement Screens,1993-1997.

Lampe Lumber Company, Tulare, California, Back Injury Prevention Strategies and Job Placement Screens 1993-1997.

City of Corcoran, California, Back Injury Prevention Strategies and Job Placement Screens, 1995-1998.

M.H. Whittier Oil Company, Taft, California, Back Injury Prevention Strategies and Job Placement Screens, 1997.

Ergonomics Consultant; Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Fresno Call Center, 1997.

Ergonomics Consultant; Great Western Bank, Fresno, 1997.

Clinical Affiliations

Associate Part Time Faculty Physical Therapy Program, Clinical Instructor CSU, Fresno, 1988-1997.

Clinical Advisory Board Member, Preferred Therapy Providers, PPO, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1992-1994.

Clinical Advisory Board Member, NovaCare Outpatient Rehabilitation, West Region, 1995-1996.

Clinical Education Instructor, Physical Therapy And Physical Therapy Assistant Programs. Loma Linda University, Marquette University, CSU, Fresno. College of Sequoias

Clinical Education

Orthotics / Prosthetics, Veterans Administration, San Francisco,California, 1975.

Manual Therapy, Joint Mobilization, Instructor, Jim Glinn, PT, Visalia, California, 1976.

Sports Medicine, Injury Prevention, UC California, Veterans Administration Hospital, Fresno, California, 1986.

Isokinetic Extremity Testing, Cybex Corporation, Long Beach, California, 1990.

Prevention of Cumulative Trauma Disorders 1990.

Industrial Injury Prevention, Duane Saunders, Fresno, California,1991.

Practice Management Concepts, California Chapter APTA, Chapter Conference, 1991.

Key Method Functional Capacity Assessment Certification, San Francisco, California, 1992.

Key Method Job Analysis; Job Task / Job Site Assessment Certification, Irvine, California, 1992.

Post Offer Pre-Placement Screening for Oil Workers Certification, Jim Glinn, Glinn & Giordano PT, Hanford, California, 1993.

Tender Loving Managed Care, Preferred Therapy Providers, Phoenix, Arizona, 1993.

Worker’s Compensation, “Taming the Beast”, Judge David O’Brian, Hanford, California, 1993.

WIN Work Injury Network Certification, Oakland, California, NovaCare, 1995.

Case Management & Industrial Rehabilitation, NovaCare, 1995.

CPT Coding and Documentation, NovaCare, 1995.

McKenzie Approach to Low Back Pain, Rehab Training Network,1995.

Blood Borne Pathogens, Rehab Training Network, 1995.

Competencies in Managed Care, APTA, Annual Conference, 1996.

Center Manager Training, NovaCare, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, 1996.

“Do the Right Thing”, Medicare Compliance, NovaCare, 1998.

“Service First”, Customer Service Training, NovaCare, 1999.

“Everybody Sells”, Marketing and Business Development, NovaCare,1999.

Low Back Injury Prevention, NovaCare, San Francisco, California, 1999.
Repetitive Strain Injury Prevention, Linda Johnson, OT, Fresno,California, 1999.

“Code of Conduct Training”, Select Medical, 2000.

“Proper Coding and Documentation for Medicare”, NovaCare, 2000.

Leadership Skills Training, NovaCare, Phoenix, Arizona, 2000.

Presenter: DOC, Daily Management Control Process for Center Managers and Clinical Operations Directors, Phoenix, Arizona, 2000.

Building Your Practice The AAA Experience, Jim Glinn, Sr., Phoenix, Arizona, 2001.

Aquatic Physical Therapy Resources Seminar Training, Thomas Tierney, Hanford, California, 2003.

Orthopedic Rehabilitation, CSU, Fresno/SPOC Medical Clinic, Shoulder, Knee, Hip, Hand Courses, 2007.

CSUF, Central Valley Health Consortium Sports Medicine Course, Fresno, 2008.

HPSO Risk Management Course, 2008.

Blood Borne Pathogens / Sexual Harassment Course – Single Point Outsourcing – April 15, 2009

H-Wave Corporation Electrical Stimulation Course, 2009.


Available Upon Request