Downey

12555 Lakewood Blvd., Unit D
Downey, CA 90242
Phone: (562) 923-4704
Fax: (562) 923-6709

View hours, services and clinician bios

Hours:
Monday- Friday: 7:20 am – 6:40 pm

Programs and Equipment

  • Core Stabilization
  • Vestibular/balance training
  • Postural Training
  • McConnell & Kinesio taping
  • Manual Therapy
  • Traction Table
  • Ultrasound Paraffin
  • Iontophoresis
  • Electric Stimulation
  • Cryotherapy

Robert Zolg, MPT, ATC

Robert graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from USC in 1990, after earning a Bachelo’rs Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of the Pacific. He was a co-captain of the football team and a perennial scholar-athlete, and became involved with physical therapy after a season-ending ACL injury. Robert worked as the team physical therapist for the Los Angeles Kings for 11 years, and has been with California Rehabilitation and Sports Therapy for 13 years, and has been the Director of Physical Therapy at the Downey clinic since 2012. He brings to the clinic his experience and expertise in orthopedics and sports medicine, which allows him to treat each patient as an individual, while focusing on their return to a healthy lifestyle.

 

Robert LeSueur, PT, DPT

Robert is originally from Ranch Santa Margarita and graduated with Bachelor’s Degree in exercise science from Brigham Young University. He obtained a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2012. Robert has been working with the patients in the Downey office for over 5 years. Robert enjoys playing volleyball, basketball, skiing, and going to the beach with his wife and two children.

 

 

Andrea Spaulding, PT, DPT

Andrea grew up in Puerto Rico and Connecticut and always enjoyed traveling, prompting her to begin her undergraduate studies in Up With People’s WorldSmart Leadership program (global education program with community service projects) before attending California State University, Long Beach where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Exercise Science and Minor in Communication Studies. She continued her education at The University of Oklahoma (Boomer Sooner) where she graduated with outstanding distinction receiving her Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2015. Andrea returned to California with her family (now including her daughter) to enjoy the sunshine and further pursue a career in outpatient orthopedics. She enjoys remaining active on the weekends at the beach and hiking with her family as well as continuing her growth as a clinician in the field of physical therapy. Andrea’s favorite aspect of working as a physical therapist is seeing the progress made by patients.

 

Irina Silchuk, OTR/L, HTC

Irina received her MS in occupational therapy from CSU Dominguez Hills in 2011, after receiving her BS in Kinesiology with a focus in exercise science from CSUS in 2007. She has worked at California Hand Therapy since 2013 specializing in treating cumulative trauma and repetitive strain injuries. Irina’s treatment philosophy focuses on correcting postural imbalances, strengthening proximal muscles, improving nerve gliding and joint flexibility to facilitate patients’ recovery. She places a high emphasis on patient education and independent home exercise program. Irina is certified in ASTYM, an instrumental soft tissue mobilization technique designed to treat common tendinitis/tendinosis conditions. She is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) and values the current research and advancements in the field of hand therapy it offers. In her free time, Irina enjoys hiking, swimming, and practicing yoga.

Taylor Register, PTA, CSCS

Taylor graduated from Cerritos College with his A.S. In Physical Therapist Assistant. He obtained his B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science from California Baptist University. After graduating with his undergraduate Taylor obtained his certifications as a personal trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Since then Taylor has spent the last 9 years working as a personal trainer and sports performance coach for junior high, high school, and college athletes. In his free time, Taylor enjoys playing basketball, volleyball, and training for triathlons.

San Juan Capistrano

Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Services

  • Manual Therapy
  • Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Surgery Rehabilitation
  • Biomechanical Analysis
  • Industrial/ Work Comp Injuries
  • Neck and Spine Injuries
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Ergonomic Assessment
  • Physical Therapy
  • Balance & Gait Training
  • Surgical Rehab
  • Sports Therapy
  • Sports Injury Rehab
  • Manual Therapy
  • Spine Specialists
  • Worker’s Comp Rehab
  • Strengthening
  • Conditioning
  • Pain Control
  • Throwing Rehab
  • ACL Rehab
  • Joint Replacements

Dr. Matthew Kirsten PT, DPT, TPI Level 1 Cert.

Dr. Matthew Kirsten is a local to Mission Viejo having graduated from Mission Viejo High School in 2004. Matt received his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton in 2009 where he also competed as a Division 1 pole vaulter on the track and field team. After his graduation from CSUF, Matt returned to his high school to coach the pole vault team. Matt went on to get his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine in San Diego. Matt has since received certification from the Titleist Performance Institute as a level 1 medical professional. He continues to enjoy working with athletes of all skill levels and getting his patients back to the activities they are passionate about. In his spare time, Matt enjoys playing ice hockey and watching sports with his wife Jennifer and son Logan.

Robert Oakes, PTA

Bobby Oakes grew up in Capistrano Beach, California and attended St. Margaret’s Episcopal High School in San Juan Capistrano. He received his Physical Therapy Assistant License in October of 2018 after attending American Career College in Anaheim. Bobby is also Titleist Performance Institute Certified in addition to his physical therapy credentials. During his free time Bobby enjoys playing golf, surfing, running, and traveling. Bobby strives to provide the best treatment for every patient he sees and will always go the extra mile to provide the best care.

 

Jessica England, Patient Service Rep.

West Covina

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Friday: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Services

  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Post-Operative conditions
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Strength and Conditioning Programs
  • Industrial/Workers’ Compensation Injuries
  • Sports Injury
  • Certified MDT (McKenzie Approach) for Spine and Extremities
  • Occupational Therapy/Certified Hand Therapist
  • Custom Splint Fabrication
  • ASTYM – Soft Tissue Mobilization Technique

Saousan Ramadan, PT, DPT

Saousan is originally from Boston, MA and obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons University. She began working with pediatrics, and has since worked with sports related injuries and the geriatric population.   She enjoys working with all populations and is an advocate for patient education and injury prevention. In her spare time, she loves to travel and has been to 18 countries (so far). She speaks 5 languages conversationally in addition to being bilingual in Arabic and English.

Ed Detels OTR/L CHT, Certified Hand Therapist

Ed Detels has been practicing hand therapy for over 20 years in Orange County. He has a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and obtained his national designation as a Certified Hand Therapist in 2002. He partnered with PRN to found California Hand Therapy in 2005, which has grown to 11 centers and employs 8 certified hand therapists as the leading outpatient hand therapy group on the West coast. Ed obtained his certification in ASTYM (a soft-tissue mobilization technique) as well as extensive continuing education with custom splinting, kinesiotape application and nerve mobilization. Ed is the father of three.

San Juan Capistrano

Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Tuesday: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Services

  • Manual Therapy
  • Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Surgery Rehabilitation
  • Biomechanical Analysis
  • Industrial/ Work Comp Injuries
  • Neck and Spine Injuries
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Ergonomic Assessment
  • Physical Therapy
  • Balance & Gait Training
  • Surgical Rehab
  • Sports Therapy
  • Sports Injury Rehab
  • Manual Therapy
  • Spine Specialists
  • Worker’s Comp Rehab
  • Strengthening
  • Conditioning
  • Pain Control
  • Throwing Rehab
  • ACL Rehab
  • Joint Replacements

Dr. Matthew Kirsten PT, DPT, TPI Level 1 Cert.

Dr. Matthew Kirsten is a local to Mission Viejo having graduated from Mission Viejo High School in 2004. Matt received his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton in 2009 where he also competed as a Division 1 pole vaulter on the track and field team. After his graduation from CSUF, Matt returned to his high school to coach the pole vault team. Matt went on to get his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine in San Diego. Matt has since received certification from the Titleist Performance Institute as a level 1 medical professional. He continues to enjoy working with athletes of all skill levels and getting his patients back to the activities they are passionate about. In his spare time, Matt enjoys playing ice hockey and watching sports with his wife Jennifer and son Logan.

Robert Oakes, PTA

Bobby Oakes grew up in Capistrano Beach, California and attended St. Margaret’s Episcopal High School in San Juan Capistrano. He received his Physical Therapy Assistant License in October of 2018 after attending American Career College in Anaheim. Bobby is also Titleist Performance Institute Certified in addition to his physical therapy credentials. During his free time Bobby enjoys playing golf, surfing, running, and traveling. Bobby strives to provide the best treatment for every patient he sees and will always go the extra mile to provide the best care.

Jessica England, Patient Service Rep.