Mayra Saborio Amirian, PT, DPT, CHT

Mayra Saborio, PT, DPT, CHT

Owner and Doctor of Physical Therapy
Certified Hand Therapist

Hometown: Newbury Park, California

Education:

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from APTA/EIM
  • Certificate, Physical Therapy from University of California Northridge
  • MS in Physical Therapy from University of California Northridge
  • BS in Kinesiology from University of California Los Angeles

Licensure:

  • Physical Therapist, California, September 1991
  • Hand Therapy Certification, November 2012

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, HONORS:

  • American Physical Therapy Association- member since 1990
  • Therapeutic Associates, Inc./Physical Therapy Scholarship
  • University Scholarship-UCLA
  • National Honors Society member
  • California Scholarship Federation – Lifetime Member

Quick Bio:
After graduating from Cal State University Northridge, I completed my internship serving at UCLA in Acute Care, Oasis Physical Therapy, San Diego, Ca in Orthopedics treating professional athletes and Rancho Los Amigo Rehabilitation Medical Center, Downey, Ca in Physical Therapy treating neurological impaired pediatric patients. I received my Certificate in Physical Therapy from Cal State University Northridge in May 1991. I worked for various Physical Therapy organizations in Los Angeles and Ventura County in home health, acute, neuro rehab, and outpatient care since 1991 and purchased California Hand and Physical Therapy in September of 2008. I have many hours of continuing education in hand therapy and have been treating hands since 1995. I am also a manual therapist with extensive training in the Australian and Maitland approaches. I have treated pediatric patients, wound care, sports orthopedic, and neurological injuries.

With the completion of my doctorate in physical therapy, I can focus my full attention of meeting all aspects of my patients needs through the direct access program which allows patients to come directly to me for diagnosis, physical therapy needs, and recommendation to physicians and specialists.

Outside Interest:
Baseball with my children, travel, working out, doing yoga and playing the piano

Lisa Maxey, PT

Lisa Maxey, PT

Hometown: Agoura Hills, California

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Mount Saint Mary’s College, 1989

Quick Bio:
Lisa brings to us over 15 years of experience. She’s worked in hospitals, training rooms, and out patient clinics. She is also trained in manual therapy. She is the co-editor of the book, “Physical Therapy for the Post-surgical Orthopedic Patient.” She is currently editing the 3rd edition of this book.

Outside Interests: Family, exercising, sports, and organizing Bible studies.

Andrea Karr, PT

Andrea Karr, PT

Hometown: Newbury Park, California

Education:

  • Certificate, Physical Therapy from California State University, Northridge May 1988
  • B.S. in Physical Therapy from California State University, Northridge December 1988

Licensure:

  • Physical Therapy, California September 1989

Professional Organizations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association 1988-2004
  • American Council of Exercise since 2004

Quick Bio:

With over 15 years of experience in Physical Therapy, Andrea has treated patients with a variety of diagnosis. After graduating from C.S.U.N., I completed internships at Saint John Regional Medical Center, Oxnard in Rehabilitation, Northridge Hospital in Outpatient/ Acute Care and Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena in Acute care. After receiving my certificate in Physical Therapy, I worked at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Acute care from 1988 to 1989. I relocated to Ventura County and worked at Saint John Regional Medical Center in Oxnard from 1989 to 2004 in Acute, Rehab and Outpatient areas of care as a staff therapist, acute care supervisor, manager of PT OT and Clinical Specialist.

Outside Interests: Family, Volunteering in Children’s schools, exercising, reading.

Daniel Lupo, OTR/L, CHT

Daniel Lupo, OTR/L, CHT

Hometown: Ventura, California

Education:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy from Loma Linda University, 1984

Quick Bio:
Daniel lives in Ventura California and brings to California hand and Physical Therapy 27 years of experience in Occupational /Hand therapy. He has worked at various locations such as United States Naval Hospital in San Diego California and Scripps Memorial Hospital. He has been a contributor in research and development for different designs and fabrication of splints and a working prototype for a space saving exercise table. Daniel received his degree in Occupational Therapy from Loma Linda University in 1984.

Daniel has also been a contributor to the publication “Hand and Upper Extremity Splinting: Principals and Methods, 3rd Edition” Authors: Elaine Ewing Fess, Karen Gettle, Cynthia A. Phillips and J. Robin Jansen.

Joalyn Manalo, Physical Therapy Assistant

Joalyn Manalo, Physical Therapy Assistant

Hometown: Oxnard, California

Education:

  • Bachelor of science in physical therapy from Southeast asian College, Philippines, 2001

Licensure:
Physical Therapy Assistant, 2007

Certification:

  • Infant massage instructor
  • Kinesiotaping technique
  • NDT for infants
  • Treating the child with hypotonia
  • Baby steps: Ambulation for the 0-3 population
  • Gait training: Cerebral Palsy

Quick Bio:

Joalyn has more than ten years of experience in physical therapy. She has great skills in providing a variety of treatment techniques in treating patients (both adults ans pediatrics) with neurological, genetic disorder, orthopedic and sport related injury. Joalyn has seven years of experience in an outpatient pediatric physical therapy treating different diagnoses. She is very experienced in treating children with torticillis, hypotonia and gross motor developmental delays. She also provides in-home infant massage classes teaching new and expectant parents. Joalyn is pursuing addittional classes to earn her Physical Therapy license.

Joalyn is enjoying her time with her newborn baby girl. She also loves outdoor activites like camping, hiking and biking.