OC Sports & Rehab

OCSR Foothill Ranch Physical Therapy Providers

Absalon Valdez

Physical Therapy Assistant
Absalon Valdez, PTA

Absalon Valdez

Physical Therapy Assistant
https://ocsportsandrehab.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/Absalon.mp4 <img src="https://rstheme.com/products/wordpress/bcom/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/dotted-layer.svg" alt="image"/> <h3>Absalon Valdez</h3> <h4>Physical Therapy Assistant</h4> Absalon Valdez is a local born and raised in Tustin California where he currently resides. As a young person and constantly sustaining injuries this sparked his interest on how the human body can recover with the proper time and care as well as how good the body can feel on its own. With 10 years of customer service experience and his passion for rehabilitating the human body he decided to attend Concorde Career College to obtain his PTA degree in order to explore his passion further. In his spare time he enjoys long distance runs, bike rides, and hikes with his dogs to stay active and feel good. <img src="https://rstheme.com/products/wordpress/bcom/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/rect-shape-large.png" alt="image"/>

Dennis Nguyen

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dennis Nguyen, DPT

Dennis Nguyen

Doctor of Physical Therapy
https://ocsportsandrehab.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/Dennis.mp4 <img src="https://rstheme.com/products/wordpress/bcom/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/dotted-layer.svg" alt="image" /> <h3>Dennis Nguyen, DPT</h3> Dennis Nguyen was born and raised in Irvine California and that is where he currently resides. He attended undergraduate at the University of California, Irvine with a major in biology. There is where Dennis found his passion for physical therapy after watching a clip about a college football player recovering from a severe neck injury. Following his undergraduate education, he attended Chapman University to obtain his Doctorate in Physical therapy. Dennis incorporates a variety of manual therapy techniques in order to obtain the best results for his patients. These skill include joint mobilizations, soft tissue mobilizations, use of deep muscle stimulators, PNF patterns with manual resistance, active release therapy, taping, and high-velocity low amplitude thrust. However Dennis is continuously learning new techniques in order to broaden his treatment and get the best results for his patients. He has even attended courses such as a spinal manipulation course taught by the Institute of Clinical Excellence. Outside of the clinic Dennis enjoys playing pick-up basketball, volunteering as a youth leader at his church, and cooking. <img src="https://rstheme.com/products/wordpress/bcom/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/rect-shape-large.png" alt="image" />

Jody Elder

Physical Therapy Assistant

Jody Elder

Physical Therapy Assistant
https://ocsportsandrehab.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/Jody.mp4 <img src="https://rstheme.com/products/wordpress/bcom/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/dotted-layer.svg" alt="image"/> <h3>Jody Elder</h3> <h4>Physical Therapy Assistant</h4> <p>Jody Elder works at our Foothill Ranch office. She graduated from Biola University with a Bachelor's in Science in Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy, and from Stanbridge University Cum Laude with her degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant.</p><p>Jody has been in the "physical therapy world" for over 10 years, working in every aspect of PT from front desk to aide, and now as a therapist. She is passionate about soccer, basketball, volleyball, and football. In her free time, she enjoys caring for her 50+ plants, crushing her friends in fantasy football, and traveling the world with her husband.</p><p>Jody strives to make your physical therapy experience enjoyable while pushing you to be your best through exercise and personal health.</p> <img src="https://rstheme.com/products/wordpress/bcom/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/rect-shape-large.png" alt="image"/>