Stephen Leary, PT
With over 22 years of
clinical experience and hands on knowledge of manual therapy and biomechanics,
Steve thrives on tailoring individual treatment programs for his
patients in order to help them achieve optimal health and well-being.
Steve understands that there is no "one" right approach that is
correct for everyone, and instead takes a comprehensive look at the whole body
to provide lasting results for each individual in treatment. Steve feels
that viewing each patient's problems as unique leads to high level,
accomplished collegiate distance runner, Steve’s love of running has spurred on
his extensive study of biomechanics. With his trained eye and the use of
Dartfish computerized video motion analysis when needed, he is an expert in
identifying the movement dysfunction of the athlete and non-athlete alike – the
very factors that can lead to pain, training faults, and injury. Steve
continues to be active in athletics and enjoys helping patients of all
ability levels return to their peak performance potential.
Steve's love of
surfing and stand up paddling (SUP), has led to his recent interest and
extensive research into the biomechanics involved in not just SUP, but also
outrigger paddling as well.
from California State University at Long Beach in 1992 with degrees in Physical
Therapy and Psychology. With a commitment to continuous learning, he has
attended and continues to attend numerous upper-level Manual Therapy,
Functional Movement, Biomechanics, Vestibular Rehabilitation, and Sport
Specific Biomechanics classes, courses, and seminars.