Paul began his education with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Azusa Pacific University and worked with high school and collegiate athletes in a variety of sport settings. After this Paul moved to Oregon for all the outdoor activities and to get his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Pacific University. While in grad school Paul worked in the athletic training department at Pacific university and continued to help with rehabilitation of Pacific’s injured athletes after graduating. In addition to physical therapy and athletic training degrees, Paul has focused his continuing education on manual therapy and strength and conditioning.
Paul is passionate about helping his clients live an active lifestyle and be able to enjoy their hobbies pain free while performing at their highest levels. Paul’s focuses his treatment on a combination of hands-on work, specific exercise, and education to empower his patients to take control of their health, not only addressing pain but improving their general fitness and health. Paul has worked in a variety of therapeutic associate clinics and spent the past two years providing physical therapy to Nike Employees on Nike’s campus.
Paul grew up in southern California and grew up playing most sports but excelled the most in Basketball in Volleyball. During his undergraduate degree Paul spent a significant portion of his summers and weekends volunteering in Mexicali, Mexico serving in a physical therapy clinic for children with special needs without access to care. Serving in this clinic and through a combination of his own injuries Paul became passionate about how physical therapy and movement can impact people’s lives.
Paul and his wife Danielle have a young son, Zion, who is a ball of energy, athleticism, and joy. In his free time Paul enjoys backpacking, running, cross country skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, paddle boarding, and spending time outdoors with his wife and son. When he’s not playing outside or working Paul enjoys trying new things to eat and drink, spending time with friends, and exercising.
What is your favorite Pandora Station?
Avett Brothers, The head and Heart, Bethel
What is your favorite Sport to watch? To Play?
Watch: Basketball Play: Basketball, tennis, anything outdoors
If you could only eat one food or meal for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?
Burrito Bowl. Delicious and nutritious
What is your Starbucks order?
Cold brew with a splash of oat milk