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Our Staff

Our clinical staff offers a broad diversity of skills and experience with an emphasis on hands on therapy which enhances patient care and expedites recovery.

Staff members are listed below by category, and then alphabetically by first name. All of our specialists are certified for the specialties indicated.

Physical Therapists

Ashwini Velankar

Ashwini Velankar
MPT, CEAS
Physical Therapist (MPT) Ergonomic Assessment Specialist (CEAS)

Ashwini attended Stony Brook University where she earned a Bachelor's degree in biology in 1999; this was followed by a Master's degree in physical therapy from New York Institute of Technology in 2002. Ashwini is also a certified ergonomic assessment specialist. A native of Pune, India, she speaks fluent Hindi and Marathi. Ashwini joined MORE in 2011 and works as a staff therapist at our San Jose/Silver Creek location. Ashwini enjoys spending time with her two daughters as well as oil painting, drawing, and swimming.

Brendan Heary

Brendan Heary
DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

Brendan attended California State University Sacramento where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology in 2014.  He chose a career in physical therapy in order to combine his passion for living a healthy active life style with his desire to help others.  In 2017 Brendan received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of the Pacific and soon thereafter joined MORE.  Brendan is the Assistant Clinic Manager at our Blossom Valley clinic.  He enjoys hiking, rock climbing and occasionally binge watching TV shows.

Casey Olsen

Casey Olsen
MPT, FAAOMPT
Physical Therapist (MPT) Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Specialist (FAAOMPT)

Casey earned his Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2003 and Master's degree in Physical Therapy from Fresno State University in 2007. He is additionally certified as a massage practitioner, and in 2010 he became a Fellow of the American Association of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. Casey joined MORE as a staff therapist in 2007 and in 2010 became the Clinical Director of our Silver Creek location. Casey was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy after being injured while playing football for Pioneer High School.

Cher Kooiman

Cher Kooiman
MPT
Physical Therapist (MPT)

Cher grew up in the small central valley town of Ripon where she played high school volleyball, basketball, and softball. A sports-related stress fracture first introduced Cher to physical therapy and inspired her career path. Cher earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise Science from Dordt College in Iowa in 1994, followed by her Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Chapman University in 1996. Cher practiced in California and Minnesota in outpatient orthopedic settings before she and her family relocated to Belgium  with her husband's employer. After returning from Europe, Cher joined MORE in 2009 and works as a staff therapist at our Blossom Valley clinic. Cher enjoys running, reading a good book, and being a soccer-basketball-softball mom.

Chris Kuhn

Chris Kuhn
MPT, OCS, COMT
Physical Therapist (MPT) Orthopedic Specialist (OCS) Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT)

A high school All-American and collegiate scholarship soccer player, Chris was also a silver medalist in 1989 and a gold medalist in 1990 in the Olympic Festival team trials. Chris initially came to MORE as a patient following an injury incurred while playing goalkeeper for the Santa Clara University Men's soccer team. This experience inspired Chris to become a physical therapist. After graduating from SCU with a Bachelors of Science in biology in 1995, Chris attended Mount St. Mary's College and graduated in 1998 with a Master's Degree in physical therapy. In 2004, Chris earned an additional certification as an Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) and became a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2006. Chris is the Clinical Director of Physical Therapy at our Burlingame and Foster City facilities. He holds a USSF class C coaching license and has coached collegiate level soccer. Currently Chris coaches his children's soccer and lacrosse teams.

Enoch Quon

Enoch Quon
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

Enoch Quon, PT, DPT

Enoch attend Valley Christian High School where he participated in basketball, water polo and wresting.  It was his passion for physical fitness and desire to help people improve their lives that led to his career in physical therapy.  In 2013 Enoch graduated from the University of California Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree and in 2014 he earned his personal training certification.  As a personal trainer Enoch has worked with a wide variety of individuals including children, families, seniors and tech engineers.  Enoch spent his final clinical internship at MORE while pursuing his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Mount Saint Mary’s University, and after graduating in 2019 he returned to MORE and works as a staff therapist at our Central San Jose location.   Enoch enjoys playing basketball, weightlifting, hiking and participating in activities at his church.

Harriet Russell

Harriet Russell
PT, DPT, CCI, SCCE
Physical Therapist (DPT), Certified Clinical Instructor (CCI), Site Coordinator for Clinical Education (SCCE)

Harriet was born in Oxford, England and moved to California at the age of 6.  As a collegiate rower and competitive high school cheer leader, she experienced the benefits of physical therapy first hand, which in turn inspired her career path.  Harriet earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Science with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy from Loyola Marymount University in 2013, followed by her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Columbia University in 2016.   During her time at Columbia Harriet conducted research on the reliability and validity of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and was a presenter at the 2016 Combined Sections meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association.  Harriet is a Certified Clinical Instructor and serves as MORE’s  Site Coordinator for Clinical Education.  She enjoys being outdoors, particularly exploring the beaches around Santa Cruz and the wineries of Napa. Harriet is the Assistant Clinic Manager at our Central San Jose location.

Hilary Freund

Hilary Freund
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

Hilary earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts in 2000 and spent the next five years as a genetic researcher. With the desire to have a more immediate impact in the lives of others, Hilary chose to pursue a career in physical therapy and graduated from the University of Southern California with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2008. Hilary joined MORE in 2012 and works as a staff therapist at our Blossom Valley facility. Hilary enjoys reading, hiking, and working out at the gym.

Jacqueline M. Santa Iglesia

Jacqueline M. Santa Iglesia
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

After working for several years as a Certified Personal Trainer, Jacqueline chose to pursue a career  as a physical therapist in order to more fully address the needs of people with a wide variety of conditions.  In 2012 she graduated magna cum laude from San Francisco State University earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Neuromuscular Science.  In 2019 Jacqueline received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, Massachusetts, and is currently completing her Master of Science degree in Kinesiology at San Francisco State University. Jacqueline joined our Foster City team in 2019.  She enjoys traveling, learning to cook international cuisine, trail running and strength training. 

Jeffrey Lau

Jeffrey Lau
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

Jeff Lau, PT, DPT

While participating in football and track & field in high school, Jeff became interested in the human body and how it is able to recover from injuries. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California Irvine in 2012. Jeff’s career path was inspired during the time he spent volunteering at physical therapy clinics as an undergrad. Jeff earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2019 from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, San Marcos. He continues to enjoy an active lifestyle which includes running, cooking and trying new restaurants. Jeff also enjoys traveling with his wife; some of his favorite places they have visited include Iceland, Japan, France, The Netherlands, and Spain. Jeff is a staff therapist at our Burlingame clinic. In addition to English, he speaks Cantonese. 

Joseph E. Rizza

Joseph E. Rizza
PT
Physical Therapist (PT)

Joe ran cross country and track in college which resulted in the need for multiple surgeries and physical therapy.  The lack of sophisticated rehab available in the 1970’s is what inspired Joe’s career path, and in 1981 he graduated from Oklahoma University with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy.  Joe has worked in a variety of settings from inpatient hospital to sports injury centers including operating his own rehab center in Palo Alto for 25 years prior to joining MORE in 2016.   Joe works at our Central San Jose facility.  He continues to run today and also enjoys playing softball and doing volunteer work in the community. Joe speaks conversational Spanish. 

Justin Ingalls

Justin Ingalls
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

Justin earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of Puget Sound in 2010 followed by his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of the Pacific in 2013. He was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy after  an elbow injury led to the end of his collegiate baseball career.  Justin joined MORE in 2014 and works as clinical manager at our clinic is the Vaden Student Health Center at Stanford University.  He continues to play recreational softball and enjoys spending time with family and his Siberian Huskey, Blaze.

Kelley Urionaguena

Kelley Urionaguena
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

Kelley had always planned to pursue a career that would allow her to help others improve their quality of life.   While performing her high school senior project she had hoped to shadow an athletic trainer, but there were no trainers available in her small town and as a result she was placed with a physical therapist.  This turn of events was serendipitous as it provided the inspiration for Kelley to pursue a career in physical therapy. Kelley earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from California State University, Chico in 2012 followed by her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from California State University, Fresno in 2018.  Shortly after graduating Kelley joined MORE where she works as a staff physical therapist at our Central San Jose clinic.   Kelley enjoys traveling, eating good food, and enjoying the outdoors with Barley, her Border Collie.

Lyndsey Pearsall

Lyndsey Pearsall
DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

Lyndsey Pearsall, DPT

Lyndsey is passionate about living a healthy and physically active lifestyle and chose a to pursue a career in physical therapy in order to assist others in remaining active and achieving their functional goals.   She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada  in 2012, followed by a  Masters of Physiotherapy from McMaster University in Ontario in 2014.  Lyndsey worked as a physical therapist in Ontario for two years prior to moving to the U.S. where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in 2018.  Shortly thereafter she joined the MORE team and currently works at our clinic in the Vaden Student Health Center at Stanford University.  Lyndsey enjoys swimming and running and is a member of the Stanford Masters Swim Team as well as the Palo Alto Run Club.  Lyndsey and her husband enjoy camping, hiking and rock climbing.

Marci Stevenson

Marci Stevenson
MPT
Physical Therapist (MPT) Active Release Techniques Practitioner (ART)

Marci joined MORE in 1994 and directs our RunningMORE program at our Los Gatos office. Marci completed her Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry at Cal Poly in 1983 and her Master's degree in physical therapy from Duke University in 1988. Marci is additionally certified by the APTA as an Orthopedic Specialist and is a certified Active Release Technique (ART) practitioner. She specializes in the treatment of running-related injuries and the use of dynamic movement analysis to help people return to sport. Marci enjoys running, swimming, and hiking.

Martha Lepow

Martha Lepow
MPT, ATC, CSCS, CEAS
Physical Therapist (MPT) Athletic Trainer (ATC) Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Ergonomic Assessment Specialis (CEAS)

A native of San Jose,Martha attended Presentation High School prior to attending Santa Clara University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1992. Martha began working at MORE as a Certified Athletic Trainer prior to attending the Arizona School of Health Sciences where she obtained her Master's Degree in physical therapy in 1999. Martha returned to MORE as a physical therapist in 2000 and is additionally certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and an Ergonomic Assessment Specialist.   Martha is the Clinical Manager of our Blossom Valley facility.

Matt Quan

Matt Quan
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

Matt earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in 2018 and soon thereafter joined MORE where he works at our central San Jose location.  Prior to pursuing a career in physical therapy, Matt earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Southern California in 2002 and a Master’s Degree in Print Journalism from Emerson College in 2009. In his previous careers Matt enjoyed working with individuals to understand their story and how their lives could be improved. His role as a physical therapist continues to fulfill this desire as he is passionate about helping others learn better movement and health habits. Matt enjoys cycling, hiking, and running.

Ronald Kaminski

Ronald Kaminski
PT, ATC
Physical Therapist (PT) Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Ron is the president and founder of MORE Physical Therapy, Inc. He is the clinical director of our San Jose/Rose Garden facility. Ron graduated in 1984 from Ohio State University with a Bachelors degree in physical therapy and in 1987 earned his athletic trainer certification. Ron specializes in manual therapy for orthopedic and sports-related injuries. An avid golfer, Ron created MORE's Golf for Life program.  He has served as team physical therapist for both the San Jose CyberRays and FC Gold Pride women's professional soccer teams.

Sharon Chow

Sharon Chow
DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

As a dancer, Sharon was interested in studying the  movement of  the human body and she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from San Francisco State University  in 2013.  Sharon was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy while observing the care her grandmother received.  She attended Samuel Merritt University, spending time at MORE as a physical therapy student, and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2018.  Sharon is the Assistant Clinic Manager at our  Foster City clinic.   She enjoys playing badminton and hiking.

Shaun Weissman

Shaun Weissman
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

Shaun Weissman, PT, DPT

Shaun is an avid sports fan with an affinity for history, both of which informed his decision to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from California State University Northridge in 2010.  Shaun received a scholarship to study abroad in Moscow during his senior year at Northridge and speaks, reads and writes Russian.   After beginning his career as a news and sports producer, Shaun began experiencing significant back pain and was advised by several physicians to undergo surgery.  Shaun chose instead to try conservative management with physical therapy and had great success which inspired him to make a career change.  In 2019 Shaun earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Samuel Merritt University.   He joined MORE shortly after graduation and works as a staff therapist at our Los Gatos clinic.  Shaun enjoys spending time with his girlfriend and his dog Jackson. 

Vince Gutierrez

Vince Gutierrez
DPT, ATC
Physical Therapist (DPT) Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Vince's interest in sports and human movement and his commitment to helping others influenced his choice to pursue a career in physical therapy. After graduating from Bellarmine High School, Vince attended Loyola Marymount University and graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. In 1999 Vince obtained his athletic training certification and then attended Northwestern University, where in 2001 he earned both a Master's degree and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. His long-held interest in sports originated in his own participation and success in athletic endeavors, which have included basketball, football, baseball, golf, rugby, softball, and, most recently, hockey.  Loyola Marymount's rugby team won their division championship three of the four years Vince played for them, and he was named team MVP twice. Vince is the Clinical Director of our Los Gatos facility.

Zaldy De La Cuesta

Zaldy De La Cuesta
DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

Zaldy's decision to pursue a career in physical therapy was influenced by being raised in a family of allied healthcare professionals and his personal experience of receiving physical therapy for a shoulder injury. Zaldy initially worked at MORE as a therapy aide while attending San Jose State University. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Biology from San Jose State in 2001, and then received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Azusa Pacific University in 2006. After graduating from Azusa Pacific, Zaldy returned to MORE and he is currently a staff therapist at our Stanford University and Foster City facilities.  In his free time Zaldy enjoys traveling and playing football, golf, and basketball.

Zimu Jim Su

Zimu Jim Su
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist (DPT)

Jim was born in Matsumoto,  Japan and moved to the United States at the age of 6.  He joined the Boy Scouts of America and earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 2008.  After sustaining injuries while playing varsity soccer at Cupertino High School, Jim was inspired to pursue a career path that would allow him to combine his passions for health and athletics in order to help others.  He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from University of California, Irvine in 2014 followed by a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from California State University, Northridge in 2018. Soon after graduation Jim joined MORE where he works at our Los Gatos clinic.  Jim enjoys skateboarding, snowboarding and photography.  In addition to English, he speaks conversational Mandarin.

Ashwini Velankar

Ashwini Velankar
MPT, CEAS

Ashwini attended Stony Brook University where she earned a Bachelor's degree in biology in 1999; this was followed by a Master's degree in physical therapy from New York Institute of Technology in 2002. Ashwini is also a certified ergonomic assessment specialist. A native of Pune, India, she speaks fluent Hindi and Marathi. Ashwini joined MORE in 2011 and works as a staff therapist at our San Jose/Silver Creek location. Ashwini enjoys spending time with her two daughters as well as oil painting,...
Brendan Heary

Brendan Heary
DPT

Brendan attended California State University Sacramento where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology in 2014.  He chose a career in physical therapy in order to combine his passion for living a healthy active life style with his desire to help others.  In 2017 Brendan received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of the Pacific and soon thereafter joined MORE.  Brendan is the Assistant Clinic Manager at our Blossom Valley clinic.  He enjoys h...
Casey Olsen

Casey Olsen
MPT, FAAOMPT

Casey earned his Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2003 and Master's degree in Physical Therapy from Fresno State University in 2007. He is additionally certified as a massage practitioner, and in 2010 he became a Fellow of the American Association of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. Casey joined MORE as a staff therapist in 2007 and in 2010 became the Clinical Director of our Silver Creek location. Casey was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy ...
Cher Kooiman

Cher Kooiman
MPT

Cher grew up in the small central valley town of Ripon where she played high school volleyball, basketball, and softball. A sports-related stress fracture first introduced Cher to physical therapy and inspired her career path. Cher earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise Science from Dordt College in Iowa in 1994, followed by her Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Chapman University in 1996. Cher practiced in California and Minnesota in outpatient orthopedic settings before she and h...
Chris Kuhn

Chris Kuhn
MPT, OCS, COMT

A high school All-American and collegiate scholarship soccer player, Chris was also a silver medalist in 1989 and a gold medalist in 1990 in the Olympic Festival team trials. Chris initially came to MORE as a patient following an injury incurred while playing goalkeeper for the Santa Clara University Men's soccer team. This experience inspired Chris to become a physical therapist. After graduating from SCU with a Bachelors of Science in biology in 1995, Chris attended Mount St. Mary's College an...
Enoch Quon

Enoch Quon
PT, DPT

Enoch Quon, PT, DPT Enoch attend Valley Christian High School where he participated in basketball, water polo and wresting.  It was his passion for physical fitness and desire to help people improve their lives that led to his career in physical therapy.  In 2013 Enoch graduated from the University of California Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree and in 2014 he earned his personal training certification.  As a personal trainer Enoch has worked with a wide variety of individuals includi...
Harriet Russell

Harriet Russell
PT, DPT, CCI, SCCE

Harriet was born in Oxford, England and moved to California at the age of 6.  As a collegiate rower and competitive high school cheer leader, she experienced the benefits of physical therapy first hand, which in turn inspired her career path.  Harriet earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Science with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy from Loyola Marymount University in 2013, followed by her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Columbia University in 2016.   Du...
Hilary Freund

Hilary Freund
PT, DPT

Hilary earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts in 2000 and spent the next five years as a genetic researcher. With the desire to have a more immediate impact in the lives of others, Hilary chose to pursue a career in physical therapy and graduated from the University of Southern California with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2008. Hilary joined MORE in 2012 and works as a staff therapist at our Blossom Valley facility. Hilary...
Jacqueline M. Santa Iglesia

Jacqueline M. Santa Iglesia
PT, DPT

After working for several years as a Certified Personal Trainer, Jacqueline chose to pursue a career  as a physical therapist in order to more fully address the needs of people with a wide variety of conditions.  In 2012 she graduated magna cum laude from San Francisco State University earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Neuromuscular Science.  In 2019 Jacqueline received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Bo...
Jeffrey Lau

Jeffrey Lau
PT, DPT

Jeff Lau, PT, DPT While participating in football and track & field in high school, Jeff became interested in the human body and how it is able to recover from injuries. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California Irvine in 2012. Jeff’s career path was inspired during the time he spent volunteering at physical therapy clinics as an undergrad. Jeff earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2019 from the Universi...
Joseph E. Rizza

Joseph E. Rizza
PT

Joe ran cross country and track in college which resulted in the need for multiple surgeries and physical therapy.  The lack of sophisticated rehab available in the 1970’s is what inspired Joe’s career path, and in 1981 he graduated from Oklahoma University with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy.  Joe has worked in a variety of settings from inpatient hospital to sports injury centers including operating his own rehab center in Palo Alto for 25 years prior to joining MORE in 2016....
Justin Ingalls

Justin Ingalls
PT, DPT

Justin earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Exercise Science from the University of Puget Sound in 2010 followed by his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of the Pacific in 2013. He was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy after  an elbow injury led to the end of his collegiate baseball career.  Justin joined MORE in 2014 and works as clinical manager at our clinic is the Vaden Student Health Center at Stanford University.  He continues to play recreational softball...
Kelley Urionaguena

Kelley Urionaguena
PT, DPT

Kelley had always planned to pursue a career that would allow her to help others improve their quality of life.   While performing her high school senior project she had hoped to shadow an athletic trainer, but there were no trainers available in her small town and as a result she was placed with a physical therapist.  This turn of events was serendipitous as it provided the inspiration for Kelley to pursue a career in physical therapy. Kelley earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise...
Lyndsey Pearsall

Lyndsey Pearsall
DPT

Lyndsey Pearsall, DPT Lyndsey is passionate about living a healthy and physically active lifestyle and chose a to pursue a career in physical therapy in order to assist others in remaining active and achieving their functional goals.   She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada  in 2012, followed by a  Masters of Physiotherapy from McMaster University in Ontario in 2014.  Lyndsey worked as a physical therapist in Ontario for two y...
Marci Stevenson

Marci Stevenson
MPT

Marci joined MORE in 1994 and directs our RunningMORE program at our Los Gatos office. Marci completed her Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry at Cal Poly in 1983 and her Master's degree in physical therapy from Duke University in 1988. Marci is additionally certified by the APTA as an Orthopedic Specialist and is a certified Active Release Technique (ART) practitioner. She specializes in the treatment of running-related injuries and the use of dynamic movement analysis to help people return to sp...
Martha Lepow

Martha Lepow
MPT, ATC, CSCS, CEAS

A native of San Jose,Martha attended Presentation High School prior to attending Santa Clara University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1992. Martha began working at MORE as a Certified Athletic Trainer prior to attending the Arizona School of Health Sciences where she obtained her Master's Degree in physical therapy in 1999. Martha returned to MORE as a physical therapist in 2000 and is additionally certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and an Ergon...
Matt Quan

Matt Quan
PT, DPT

Matt earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in 2018 and soon thereafter joined MORE where he works at our central San Jose location.  Prior to pursuing a career in physical therapy, Matt earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Southern California in 2002 and a Master’s Degree in Print Journalism from Emerson College in 2009. In his previous careers Matt enjoyed working with individuals to understand their story and how their lives could ...
Ronald Kaminski

Ronald Kaminski
PT, ATC

Ron is the president and founder of MORE Physical Therapy, Inc. He is the clinical director of our San Jose/Rose Garden facility. Ron graduated in 1984 from Ohio State University with a Bachelors degree in physical therapy and in 1987 earned his athletic trainer certification. Ron specializes in manual therapy for orthopedic and sports-related injuries. An avid golfer, Ron created MORE's Golf for Life program.  He has served as team physical therapist for both the San Jose CyberRays and FC Gol...
Sharon Chow

Sharon Chow
DPT

As a dancer, Sharon was interested in studying the  movement of  the human body and she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from San Francisco State University  in 2013.  Sharon was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy while observing the care her grandmother received.  She attended Samuel Merritt University, spending time at MORE as a physical therapy student, and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2018.  Sharon is the Assistant C...
Shaun Weissman

Shaun Weissman
PT, DPT

Shaun Weissman, PT, DPT Shaun is an avid sports fan with an affinity for history, both of which informed his decision to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from California State University Northridge in 2010.  Shaun received a scholarship to study abroad in Moscow during his senior year at Northridge and speaks, reads and writes Russian.   After beginning his career as a news and sports producer, Shaun began experiencing significant back pain and was advised b...
Vince Gutierrez

Vince Gutierrez
DPT, ATC

Vince's interest in sports and human movement and his commitment to helping others influenced his choice to pursue a career in physical therapy. After graduating from Bellarmine High School, Vince attended Loyola Marymount University and graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. In 1999 Vince obtained his athletic training certification and then attended Northwestern University, where in 2001 he earned both a Master's degree and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. His long...
Zaldy De La Cuesta

Zaldy De La Cuesta
DPT

Zaldy's decision to pursue a career in physical therapy was influenced by being raised in a family of allied healthcare professionals and his personal experience of receiving physical therapy for a shoulder injury. Zaldy initially worked at MORE as a therapy aide while attending San Jose State University. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Biology from San Jose State in 2001, and then received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Azusa Pacific Universit...
Zimu Jim Su

Zimu Jim Su
PT, DPT

Jim was born in Matsumoto,  Japan and moved to the United States at the age of 6.  He joined the Boy Scouts of America and earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 2008.  After sustaining injuries while playing varsity soccer at Cupertino High School, Jim was inspired to pursue a career path that would allow him to combine his passions for health and athletics in order to help others.  He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from University of California, Irvine in 2014 followed by a...

Physical Therapist Assistants

Brian Sunseri

Brian Sunseri
PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Brian graduated from Ohlone College in 2015 after earning his Associate in Science degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. As a young personal trainer, Brian was fortunate to have a mentor who was a physical therapist.  Inspired by his level of understanding of anatomy, biomechanics and exercise application, Brian chose to pursue a career in the physical therapy field.  An avid baseball and softball player, Brian has played for Bellarmine College Prep and West Valley College and continues to play recreationally. 

Laurie Rossi

Laurie Rossi
PTA, ATC
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Laurie’s career path was inspired by a sports medicine course she took in college and she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Health, Physical  Education and Recreation from St. Mary’s College of California  in 1982.  Laurie went on to obtain her Athletic Training Certification in 1985 and later became the first full-time athletic Trainer at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo.  Laurie earned her Physical Therapist Assistant license in 1994 and  worked as a physical therapist assistant while continuing to provide athletic training services at various bay area high schools.   Laurie joined MORE in 2018.  She enjoys sports spectating and spending time with her daughters. 

Maria Maldonado

Maria Maldonado
PTA
Physical Therapist Assitant (PTA)

Maria chose to pursue a career in the physical therapy field because it provides the opportunity for her to assist people in returning to the activities they love.  Maria joined our team at the Vaden Student Health Center at Stanford University in 2018 shortly after earning her Associate of Science degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant from the Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts.  She enjoys hiking, meditating, reading and gardening.  Maria was born in Cali, Colombia and speaks fluent Spanish.

Spencer Haywood

Spencer Haywood
PTA
Physical Therapist Assitant (PTA)

Spencer has always had a passion for health and fitness.  Having experienced the benefits of physical therapy after incurring injuries while playing football and track and field in high school, he was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy.   Spencer earned his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from California State University Sacramento in 2013 and worked as a personal trainer prior to attending Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts where he earned his Associate of Science degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant in 2017. Spencer joined MORE in early 2018.  He is an avid Oakland Raiders and University of Miami Hurricanes fan and enjoys weight lifting, reading and trying new restaurants.   

Brian Sunseri

Brian Sunseri
PTA

Brian graduated from Ohlone College in 2015 after earning his Associate in Science degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. As a young personal trainer, Brian was fortunate to have a mentor who was a physical therapist.  Inspired by his level of understanding of anatomy, biomechanics and exercise application, Brian chose to pursue a career in the physical therapy field.  An avid baseball and softball player, Brian has played for Bellarmine College Prep and West Valley College and continues to...
Laurie Rossi

Laurie Rossi
PTA, ATC

Laurie’s career path was inspired by a sports medicine course she took in college and she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Health, Physical  Education and Recreation from St. Mary’s College of California  in 1982.  Laurie went on to obtain her Athletic Training Certification in 1985 and later became the first full-time athletic Trainer at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo.  Laurie earned her Physical Therapist Assistant license in 1994 and  worked as a physical therapist assi...
Maria Maldonado

Maria Maldonado
PTA

Maria chose to pursue a career in the physical therapy field because it provides the opportunity for her to assist people in returning to the activities they love.  Maria joined our team at the Vaden Student Health Center at Stanford University in 2018 shortly after earning her Associate of Science degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant from the Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts.  She enjoys hiking, meditating, reading and gardening.  Maria was born in Cali, Colombia and speaks fluent Spanish.
Spencer Haywood

Spencer Haywood
PTA

Spencer has always had a passion for health and fitness.  Having experienced the benefits of physical therapy after incurring injuries while playing football and track and field in high school, he was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy.   Spencer earned his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from California State University Sacramento in 2013 and worked as a personal trainer prior to attending Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts where he earned his Associate of S...

Athletic Trainers

Martha Lepow

Martha Lepow
MPT, ATC, CSCS, CEAS
Physical Therapist (MPT) Athletic Trainer (ATC) Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Ergonomic Assessment Specialis (CEAS)

A native of San Jose,Martha attended Presentation High School prior to attending Santa Clara University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1992. Martha began working at MORE as a Certified Athletic Trainer prior to attending the Arizona School of Health Sciences where she obtained her Master's Degree in physical therapy in 1999. Martha returned to MORE as a physical therapist in 2000 and is additionally certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and an Ergonomic Assessment Specialist.   Martha is the Clinical Manager of our Blossom Valley facility.

Ronald Kaminski

Ronald Kaminski
PT, ATC
Physical Therapist (PT) Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Ron is the president and founder of MORE Physical Therapy, Inc. He is the clinical director of our San Jose/Rose Garden facility. Ron graduated in 1984 from Ohio State University with a Bachelors degree in physical therapy and in 1987 earned his athletic trainer certification. Ron specializes in manual therapy for orthopedic and sports-related injuries. An avid golfer, Ron created MORE's Golf for Life program.  He has served as team physical therapist for both the San Jose CyberRays and FC Gold Pride women's professional soccer teams.

Vince Gutierrez

Vince Gutierrez
DPT, ATC
Physical Therapist (DPT) Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Vince's interest in sports and human movement and his commitment to helping others influenced his choice to pursue a career in physical therapy. After graduating from Bellarmine High School, Vince attended Loyola Marymount University and graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. In 1999 Vince obtained his athletic training certification and then attended Northwestern University, where in 2001 he earned both a Master's degree and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. His long-held interest in sports originated in his own participation and success in athletic endeavors, which have included basketball, football, baseball, golf, rugby, softball, and, most recently, hockey.  Loyola Marymount's rugby team won their division championship three of the four years Vince played for them, and he was named team MVP twice. Vince is the Clinical Director of our Los Gatos facility.

Laurie Rossi

Laurie Rossi
PTA, ATC
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Laurie’s career path was inspired by a sports medicine course she took in college and she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Health, Physical  Education and Recreation from St. Mary’s College of California  in 1982.  Laurie went on to obtain her Athletic Training Certification in 1985 and later became the first full-time athletic Trainer at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo.  Laurie earned her Physical Therapist Assistant license in 1994 and  worked as a physical therapist assistant while continuing to provide athletic training services at various bay area high schools.   Laurie joined MORE in 2018.  She enjoys sports spectating and spending time with her daughters. 

Aldo A. Vazquez

Aldo A. Vazquez
ATC
Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Aldo originally joined MORE as a physical therapy aide in the spring of 2007 while attending San Jose State University. Deciding to combine his love of sports and his drive to help others, Aldo pursued a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and in 2008 he became the first person in his family to graduate from college. Shortly thereafter, Aldo became a Certified Athletic Trainer. Aldo enjoys playing the guitar, dancing, and spending time with his family. A native of Guanajato, Mexico, Aldo speaks fluent Spanish.

Martha Lepow

Martha Lepow
MPT, ATC, CSCS, CEAS

A native of San Jose,Martha attended Presentation High School prior to attending Santa Clara University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1992. Martha began working at MORE as a Certified Athletic Trainer prior to attending the Arizona School of Health Sciences where she obtained her Master's Degree in physical therapy in 1999. Martha returned to MORE as a physical therapist in 2000 and is additionally certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and an Ergon...
Ronald Kaminski

Ronald Kaminski
PT, ATC

Ron is the president and founder of MORE Physical Therapy, Inc. He is the clinical director of our San Jose/Rose Garden facility. Ron graduated in 1984 from Ohio State University with a Bachelors degree in physical therapy and in 1987 earned his athletic trainer certification. Ron specializes in manual therapy for orthopedic and sports-related injuries. An avid golfer, Ron created MORE's Golf for Life program.  He has served as team physical therapist for both the San Jose CyberRays and FC Gol...
Vince Gutierrez

Vince Gutierrez
DPT, ATC

Vince's interest in sports and human movement and his commitment to helping others influenced his choice to pursue a career in physical therapy. After graduating from Bellarmine High School, Vince attended Loyola Marymount University and graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. In 1999 Vince obtained his athletic training certification and then attended Northwestern University, where in 2001 he earned both a Master's degree and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. His long...
Laurie Rossi

Laurie Rossi
PTA, ATC

Laurie’s career path was inspired by a sports medicine course she took in college and she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Health, Physical  Education and Recreation from St. Mary’s College of California  in 1982.  Laurie went on to obtain her Athletic Training Certification in 1985 and later became the first full-time athletic Trainer at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo.  Laurie earned her Physical Therapist Assistant license in 1994 and  worked as a physical therapist assi...
Aldo A. Vazquez

Aldo A. Vazquez
ATC

Aldo originally joined MORE as a physical therapy aide in the spring of 2007 while attending San Jose State University. Deciding to combine his love of sports and his drive to help others, Aldo pursued a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and in 2008 he became the first person in his family to graduate from college. Shortly thereafter, Aldo became a Certified Athletic Trainer. Aldo enjoys playing the guitar, dancing, and spending time with his family. A native of Guanajato, Mexico, Aldo speaks flu...

Active Release Techniques (ART) Specialist

Marci Stevenson

Marci Stevenson
MPT
Physical Therapist (MPT) Active Release Techniques Practitioner (ART)

Marci joined MORE in 1994 and directs our RunningMORE program at our Los Gatos office. Marci completed her Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry at Cal Poly in 1983 and her Master's degree in physical therapy from Duke University in 1988. Marci is additionally certified by the APTA as an Orthopedic Specialist and is a certified Active Release Technique (ART) practitioner. She specializes in the treatment of running-related injuries and the use of dynamic movement analysis to help people return to sport. Marci enjoys running, swimming, and hiking.

Marci Stevenson

Marci Stevenson
MPT

Marci joined MORE in 1994 and directs our RunningMORE program at our Los Gatos office. Marci completed her Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry at Cal Poly in 1983 and her Master's degree in physical therapy from Duke University in 1988. Marci is additionally certified by the APTA as an Orthopedic Specialist and is a certified Active Release Technique (ART) practitioner. She specializes in the treatment of running-related injuries and the use of dynamic movement analysis to help people return to sp...

Ergonomic Specialists

Ashwini Velankar

Ashwini Velankar
MPT, CEAS
Physical Therapist (MPT) Ergonomic Assessment Specialist (CEAS)

Ashwini attended Stony Brook University where she earned a Bachelor's degree in biology in 1999; this was followed by a Master's degree in physical therapy from New York Institute of Technology in 2002. Ashwini is also a certified ergonomic assessment specialist. A native of Pune, India, she speaks fluent Hindi and Marathi. Ashwini joined MORE in 2011 and works as a staff therapist at our San Jose/Silver Creek location. Ashwini enjoys spending time with her two daughters as well as oil painting, drawing, and swimming.

Martha Lepow

Martha Lepow
MPT, ATC, CSCS, CEAS
Physical Therapist (MPT) Athletic Trainer (ATC) Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Ergonomic Assessment Specialis (CEAS)

A native of San Jose,Martha attended Presentation High School prior to attending Santa Clara University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1992. Martha began working at MORE as a Certified Athletic Trainer prior to attending the Arizona School of Health Sciences where she obtained her Master's Degree in physical therapy in 1999. Martha returned to MORE as a physical therapist in 2000 and is additionally certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and an Ergonomic Assessment Specialist.   Martha is the Clinical Manager of our Blossom Valley facility.

Ashwini Velankar

Ashwini Velankar
MPT, CEAS

Ashwini attended Stony Brook University where she earned a Bachelor's degree in biology in 1999; this was followed by a Master's degree in physical therapy from New York Institute of Technology in 2002. Ashwini is also a certified ergonomic assessment specialist. A native of Pune, India, she speaks fluent Hindi and Marathi. Ashwini joined MORE in 2011 and works as a staff therapist at our San Jose/Silver Creek location. Ashwini enjoys spending time with her two daughters as well as oil painting,...
Martha Lepow

Martha Lepow
MPT, ATC, CSCS, CEAS

A native of San Jose,Martha attended Presentation High School prior to attending Santa Clara University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1992. Martha began working at MORE as a Certified Athletic Trainer prior to attending the Arizona School of Health Sciences where she obtained her Master's Degree in physical therapy in 1999. Martha returned to MORE as a physical therapist in 2000 and is additionally certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and an Ergon...

Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Specialist

Casey Olsen

Casey Olsen
MPT, FAAOMPT
Physical Therapist (MPT) Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Specialist (FAAOMPT)

Casey earned his Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2003 and Master's degree in Physical Therapy from Fresno State University in 2007. He is additionally certified as a massage practitioner, and in 2010 he became a Fellow of the American Association of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. Casey joined MORE as a staff therapist in 2007 and in 2010 became the Clinical Director of our Silver Creek location. Casey was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy after being injured while playing football for Pioneer High School.

Casey Olsen

Casey Olsen
MPT, FAAOMPT

Casey earned his Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2003 and Master's degree in Physical Therapy from Fresno State University in 2007. He is additionally certified as a massage practitioner, and in 2010 he became a Fellow of the American Association of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists. Casey joined MORE as a staff therapist in 2007 and in 2010 became the Clinical Director of our Silver Creek location. Casey was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy ...

Orthopedic Specialists

Chris Kuhn

Chris Kuhn
MPT, OCS, COMT
Physical Therapist (MPT) Orthopedic Specialist (OCS) Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT)

A high school All-American and collegiate scholarship soccer player, Chris was also a silver medalist in 1989 and a gold medalist in 1990 in the Olympic Festival team trials. Chris initially came to MORE as a patient following an injury incurred while playing goalkeeper for the Santa Clara University Men's soccer team. This experience inspired Chris to become a physical therapist. After graduating from SCU with a Bachelors of Science in biology in 1995, Chris attended Mount St. Mary's College and graduated in 1998 with a Master's Degree in physical therapy. In 2004, Chris earned an additional certification as an Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) and became a board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2006. Chris is the Clinical Director of Physical Therapy at our Burlingame and Foster City facilities. He holds a USSF class C coaching license and has coached collegiate level soccer. Currently Chris coaches his children's soccer and lacrosse teams.

Chris Kuhn

Chris Kuhn
MPT, OCS, COMT

A high school All-American and collegiate scholarship soccer player, Chris was also a silver medalist in 1989 and a gold medalist in 1990 in the Olympic Festival team trials. Chris initially came to MORE as a patient following an injury incurred while playing goalkeeper for the Santa Clara University Men's soccer team. This experience inspired Chris to become a physical therapist. After graduating from SCU with a Bachelors of Science in biology in 1995, Chris attended Mount St. Mary's College an...

Strength and Conditioning Specialists

Martha Lepow

Martha Lepow
MPT, ATC, CSCS, CEAS
Physical Therapist (MPT) Athletic Trainer (ATC) Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Ergonomic Assessment Specialis (CEAS)

A native of San Jose,Martha attended Presentation High School prior to attending Santa Clara University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1992. Martha began working at MORE as a Certified Athletic Trainer prior to attending the Arizona School of Health Sciences where she obtained her Master's Degree in physical therapy in 1999. Martha returned to MORE as a physical therapist in 2000 and is additionally certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and an Ergonomic Assessment Specialist.   Martha is the Clinical Manager of our Blossom Valley facility.

Martha Lepow

Martha Lepow
MPT, ATC, CSCS, CEAS

A native of San Jose,Martha attended Presentation High School prior to attending Santa Clara University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1992. Martha began working at MORE as a Certified Athletic Trainer prior to attending the Arizona School of Health Sciences where she obtained her Master's Degree in physical therapy in 1999. Martha returned to MORE as a physical therapist in 2000 and is additionally certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and an Ergon...

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