John earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of California San Francisco. He began his education at San Francisco State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in neuromuscular science. John’s clinical experience includes outpatient orthopedics, sports rehabilitation with athletes ranging from middle school club sports teams to professional athletes, chronic pain, and post-surgical procedures.
John’s treatment approach is focused on the patient’s goals and using movement as medicine. He prioritizes listening to his patients’ and having a one on one conversation where all his patients’ questions concerns are addressed. John emphasizes taking the time to educate his patients’ along with utilizing manual therapy, exercise prescription, and clinical reasoning to eliminate pain. He believes that the most important part of a treatment session with him is that his patients are heard and they feel empowered when leaving.
John has a passion for sports and competition. He has been an athlete his whole life, participating in sports including hockey, lacrosse, surfing, snowboarding, downhill mountain biking, golf, and tennis. While completing his undergraduate degree, he played for San Francisco State University’s men’s ice hockey team. Nowadays, in his free time you’ll find John in a CrossFit gym participating in workouts or coaching classes.