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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 thPTe 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, infant PT, TMJ and headache management, and general orthopedics of all areas of the body.

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 Orthopedic’s 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, and manual therapy.

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

Megan Chamoun, OTR/L, CHT

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Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
Certified Hand Therapist

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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 has been a certified hand therapist since 2000. She strives to continually further her post graduate education in this field.

Meagan Callahan, PT, DPT

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Doctor of Physical Therapy

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Meagan Callahan is a Southern California native, who graduated from South High School in Torrance, CA. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Human Physiology at the University of Oregon. It was through these studies that she realized her passion for applying the principles of biomechanics and exercise to patient care. She furthered her education in physical therapy, receiving her doctorate degree from Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC in May 2019. She gained valuable experience through her clinical rotations in diverse settings, including inpatient rehabilitation, orthopedic, sport specific, and school based pediatric therapy.

Meagan enjoys working with patients to find the best program to facilitate return to their favorite activities. She is passionate about helping patients from all populations, including those with post-surgical, orthopedic, or return to sport concerns.

Rosemary Frausto, OTR/L

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Licensed Occupational Therapist

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Rosemary, born and raised in East Los Angeles, graduated from Seattle University in 2015 with a bachelors degree in psychology and a minor in sociology. After moving back home to East LA, Rosemary continued her education to fulfill prerequisites for graduate programs in occupational therapy while working as an instructional assistant for children with special needs at Downey Unified School District. The summer before staring her masters program, Rosemary deepened her interest in hand therapy once attending therapy herself after experiencing a thumb contusion in her dominant hand. With an aspiration to become a Certified Hand Therapist, Rosemary earned a masters degree in occupational therapy from University of Southern California in 2021.

When Rosemary is not working, she enjoys spending time gardening, amateurly playing acoustic guitar, attending concerts, and visiting botanical gardens, art exhibits, and museums.

Matthew Hasley, DPT

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Doctor of Physical Therapy

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Matthew was born and raised in New York. He received his Bachelors in Life Sciences at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) in 2014 and went on to receive his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2017 at NYIT. Shortly after graduating, he came out to California and has not left. Matt has worked in different settings ranging from acute care, subacute rehab, and orthopedics which he enjoys the greatest. He is interested in working with post-surgical, orthopedic patients, return to sport, and weekend warriors!

In his free time he likes to hike, run, play beach tennis, workout, watch sports, and spend time with his family.

Sylvia Kraut

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Office Manager

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Sylvia has worked in the Physical therapy industry for 23 years, and 14 of those years happily at Made to Move Physical Therapy. As our Office Manager, she provides excellent customer service, responding to any questions promptly and effectively, administration, and being there to help resolve any issues for the patients, and her work family, for positive outcomes. Sylvia's goal is to continue to make Made to Move a place where patients confidently want to come to and return for all there Physical/Occupational Therapy needs.

When Sylvia is not working, she enjoys spending  time with her husband, being a proud, and grateful mom to her adult children, riding their bikes to the beach, and volunteering at her Church.

Katie Joynt, BA

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Dalia Ponce

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Front Office Receptionist

Dalia is a Los Angeles native who has worked in the healthcare industry for 24 years with most of those years working in a physical and occupational therapy setting. She brings her extensive experience in medical front office and customer care to Made to Move Physical Therapy, making your experience as friendly and comfortable as possible.

When Dalia isn’t working she loves spending time with her family and friends. She is also enjoys volunteering for a local youth soccer club that has their Club Registrar as well as going to sporting events, movie nights with her boys, seeing and trying new things.

Jessica Clemison, BS

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Physical Therapy Aide

Jessica grew up in Torrance, CA. Her perfect day would include hiking, getting a tea latte, and spending her time with family and friends around the fire pit. She is always on an adventure, such as her recent DIY 1996 camper remodel project with her husband, which they plan to take on camping trips with their two dogs. Jessica graduated from California State University Long Beach in 2022 with a bachelors in human devlopment. She plans to pursue a career in healthcare.

Lauren Koonce, BS

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Physical Therapy Aide

Lauren is a South Bay native and graduated Bishop Montgomery High School where her interest in science and medicine really took off. As a former athlete, she was always interested in the medical aspect of sport and how rehabilitation before/after injury occurs. She graduated California State University Dominguez Hills with her Bachelors in Cellular and Molecular biology. She plans to pursue a future as a nurse practitioner in the orthopedic specialty.

In her free time, she enjoys being a passholder at Disneyland and playing golf and pickleball with her friends and family.

Jordan Perry, BS

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Physical Therapy Aide

A Jordan is a Los Angeles native and graduated from Gonzaga University in 2020 with a bachelors degree in Psychology. He was originally interested in physical therapy after playing sports his whole life, but he became more interested in occupational therapy after working at Made to Move. He hopes to pursue a future as a occupational therapist.

In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball, pickleball, and golf.

Anthony Davis, BS

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Physical Therapy Aide

Anthony, a Los Angeles native, graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 2021 with a bachelor's degree in Health and Human Science. He aspires to become a physical therapist, primarily working with patients who incurred sports injuries. He hopes to stay close to home, but is open to explore new opportunities and environments.

In his free time, Anthony likes to exercise, watch tv shows, and play video games.

George Bannura, BA

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Physical Therapy Aide

George was born in Lansing, Michigan but raised in Torrance. As a senior at West Torrance High school he suffered an injury playing on the soccer team, while in rehab he discovered his love for physical therapy. He graduated from Cal State Dominguez Hills with a bachelors in Marketing Management and is now getting ready to apply to PT school this summer.

In his free time he enjoys spending time with friends and family, making and writing music, soccer and golf.

Bridy Azurdia

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Physical Therapy Aide

Bridy is a Los Angeles native who graduated from Leuzinger Olympian High School. Her goals is to transfer to Cal State LA to obtain her bachelors in Kinesiology, and to one day obtain her Masters in Occupational Therapy. More specifically, Bridy is interested in obtaining her CHT (Certified Hand Therapist) license to help both the gaming community and underserved population in treating injuries and conditions that affect the upper extremity.

In her free time, Bridy enjoys volunteering, playing video games, going to the gym, and attending concerts/various musical productions.

Dessia Coleman, BS

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Physical Therapy Aide

Dessia was born in Palmdale, California and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with her Bachelors in Biology . Growing up playing multiple sports and being interested in the human body, she was committed to learn the science behind it. Her interest in science led her to discover the field of Physical Therapist, which she plans to pursue in the future.

In her free time, she enjoys painting, skating at the beach, spending time outdoors to watch the sunset or stargaze, and watch a movie in theaters.

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