Sports Injuries
Hand Injuries
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Work Injuries
Post Surgical Rehabilitation
Back and Neck Pain
Arm and Shoulder Pain
Leg and Knee Pain
Sports Performance Enhancement
Personal Training

Dennus Richards - PT, Owner of Professional Physical Therapy
After graduating with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from USC, Dennus gained valuable experience treating a wide variety of patients, both in-patient and out-patient, at Kaiser Permanente Hospital. He started Professional Physical Therapy over 38 years ago and has maintained an impeccable reputation in the community. He believes the secret to his success is hiring great people and working along side them to model excellent patient care.
Nicole Beauregard - PT, ATC
Nicole has been with Professional Physical Therapy since 2002. After completing her Bachelor of Science degree at Cal State University, Pomona with a specialization in athletic training, she received a Masters in Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences. She is a certified Athletic Trainer as well as a double All American athlete.
Jillian Carli-Magana PT, DPT
Jillian Carli-Magana received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Biology from the University of California, Davis where she also competed on the Women's Rowing Team. After completing her BS degree, she then went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at CSU Sacramento. She has had a wide range of experience from neurological diagnoses to musculoskeletal disorders with a variety of patient populations, including stroke and Parkinson's disease. Most recently, she is completing a year-long manual therapy course focused on improving her manual techniques to achieve optimal patient outcomes in the clinic.
Dr. Carli-Magana believes each patient should have treatments personalized to their individual needs in order to achieve the best outcome. She believes this includes a combination of hands-on treatments, functional exercises, and patient education. Dr. Carli-Magana enjoys spending time with her husband, friends, and family. She enjoys running, music (all types at a moderate sound level), listening to NPR podcasts and trying out new restaurants and foods.
Karen Avramidis - PT
Karen has been in the physical therapy field for over 30 years. She graduated from the Physical Therapy Assistant program at Newbury College in Holliston, MA and returned to Northeastern University in Boston, MA to complete her Physical Therapy degree. She is skilled in manual therapy intervention techniques and incorporating stretching and strengthening programs with individualized programs based on the patientís evaluation. Education, body mechanics, posture and measures of prevention are also an integral part of the treatment plans with patients becoming an independent participant in achieving their functional goals.
Mike Maga- PT
Mike is a native southern Californian and Graduated from Fountain Valley High School. He then attended Westmont College on a soccer scholarship. He then earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology. He continued his education at Azusa Pacific University earning his Masters of Physical Therapy. He then trained for 4 years in an Orthopedic Manual Therapy residency at the Ola Grimsby Institute, earning a certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy. Mike initially worked in a skilled nursing facility and developed a special concern for patients who have balance disorders. This interest led him to take multiple continuing education classes developing an expertise in helping people with this disorder. His background is focused on differential diagnosis, manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, patient education, and balance.
Judson "Judd" Brown - OTR/L, CHT
Judd graduated from Quinnipiac University in Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and went on to specialize in treating upper extremity injuries becoming a Certified Hand Therapist. As our Director of Hand Therapy, he brings 12 years of experience in treating hand injuries and custom splint fabrication. He is also ASTYM certified
Rebecca Horne - COTA
Becky is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant with a degree from Loma Linda University. She has specialized in the treatment of hand injuries for 13 years.
Julie Chase - Hand Therapy Assistant
Julie received her R.T. degree and certificate in 1980. After working at various hospitals in Orange County, she joined our staff as an assistant to the director of hand therapy.
Amin Ghanavatzadeh - Physical Therapy Aide
Amin has been with Professional Physical Therapy since 2002. After attending high school locally, he went on to Saddleback where he played football for two years. He graduated from Long Beach State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology. He is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Rehabilitative Sciences. Amin is also nationally certified in personal training.
Debbie Griebel - Front Office Administrator
Debbie's vast knowledge and experience in front office management and insurance authorization makes her a vital part of the Professional Physical Therapy team.
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