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MICHELE McCARTHY, MSPT, OCS, CHT

Licensed Physical Therapist
Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Certified Hand Therapist
Owner / Director
BS: Simmons College, Boston, MA
MS: Simmons College, Boston, MA

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Michele received her Bachelors in Health Science from Simmons College, Boston MA and continued on at Simmons College, receiving her Master of Science Physical Therapy degree in 2000. She earned national recognition as a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and as a Certified Hand Therapist in 2006. Michele has served as the Treasurer for the Long Beach/South Bay District of the California Physical Therapy Association and as a member of the Specialization Academy of Content Experts (SACE) as an item writer for the Orthopedic Speciality Exam. She is also an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), with special interest in hand therapy, orthopedics and sports physical therapy, as well as the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists.

She specializes in functional applied biomechanics and advanced manual therapy evaluation and treatment techniques of orthopedic, sports and work related injuries. Her areas of expertise lie in hand therapy, post-surgical care, foot and ankle rehab, TMJ and headache management, and general orthopedics of all areas of the body.

Kai Phillips, PT, DPT, OCS

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Doctor of Physical Therapy
Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

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Kai obtained her Masterís degree in physical therapy from California State University, Northridge, and Doctorate degree from Western University of Health Sciences. Since graduation, she has taken numerous continuing education courses in orthopedic physical therapy. She is a certified Graston provider and completed the Pilates teacher training by the Pilates Alliance Method. She completed a year-long manual therapy course to perfect her hands-on techniques. She is a board certified clinical specialist in orthopedic physical therapy since 2018. Kai is a compassionate clinician and is constantly on the path of self-improvement.

Kai was born and raised in Japan and came to California to pursue her passion for surfing and physical therapy. Throughout childhood, she watched her father, who is a physical therapist, help heal patients, and thus yearned to become a therapist herself. In her free time, she enjoys surfing with her husband and playing with her cat.

Dr. Mayur Mistry, PT, DPT

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Doctor of Physical Therapy

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Dr. Mayur Mistry graduated from the University of Calfornia, Irvine in 2010 with his B.S. in Biological Sciences. During his time at UCI he worked in the athletics department as a Sports Medicine Intern/Stuident Athletic Trainer. His strong interest in sports, orthopedics, and passion to work in the health care field lead him to MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy in January 2014. Since then, Mayur has been working in the field of Orthopedicís and plans on becoming a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. His area of exercise lie in helping athletes return to sport, post-surgical care, general orthopedics, & manual therapy.

In his free time, Mayur enjoys hiking, sports, cooking, traveling, & spending time with family and friends.

Megan Chamoun, OTR/L

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Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

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Prior to joining the team at Made to Move PT, Megan worked at Cedars-Sinai outpatient rehab department. She graduated with a M.A. degree in Occupational Therapy from USC, May 2008. She attended ungrad at Arizona State University and graduated with a B.S. degree in Kinesiology in August 2003.

Megan is passionate about the field of hand therapy. She strives to continually further her post graduate education in this field.

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Doctor of Physical Therapy

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Mayra Navarro

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Physical Therapy Aide

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Natalie Garcia

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Physical Therapy Aide

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Sylvia Kraut

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Office Manager

Sylvia was raised in LaDera Heights and lives in Los Angeles With her two wonderful Teenagers. She has been an Aide since 1999 with a short period time as an office manager. She has worked in various Physical Therapy Clinics and Hospitals and now I have permanently stopped her work journey pursuit to finding a respectful, caring, positive, and productive clinic which she found in 2010 at a wonderful place she calls her second home at Made to Move Physical Therapy.

Nicole Aniceto, BS

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Physical Therapy Aide

A Los Angeles native, Nicole grew up as an all around athlete, world traveler, and food enthusiast. She enjoys road trips and appreciates immersing herself in new cultures. Nicole completed her BS in Exercise and Movement Sciences with an emphasis on Neuromuscular Science at San Francisco State University. Nicole intends to become a Physical Therapist and is currently studying Nutrition to complete her understanding of health. Without a proper diet, Nicole believes it would be more difficult to maintain one's health and wellness with fitness alone. The best part of her job is working with patients, exchanging stories and getting better all the while having a great time.

Dalma Torres

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Physical Therapy Aide

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Daniel Martinez

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Physical Therapy Aide

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Chudi Ikobi

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Physical Therapy Aide

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