A.J., Physical Therapist Assistant at SOHMA Lakewood and Long Beach, completed his Associates degree in Interdisciplinary Studies: Emphasis in Social Behavior and Self Development at Fullerton College and continued his education towards a Bachellors degree in Physical Education: Pre-Physical Therapy option at Cal State Dominguez Hills. He then graduated with an Associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistant at Concorde Career College-North Hollywood.
He started in Physical Therapy interning as a Physical Therapy Aide in 2015. Since then, he has had the opportunity to treat patients extensively in both inpatient and outpatient settings: outpatient-orthopedic and inpatient-hospital, skilled nursing facility and home health.
AJ has a decade of experience as a Certified Personal Trainer and Striking Martial Arts Instructor for Kickboxing, Boxing and Muay Thai. Within that time, he also competed, taught classes, completed multiple Personal Trainer certifications and became TRX Suspension Trainer and Graston Technique certified. He applies his experience, knowledge and passion to help people find balance and progress into the best version of themselves.