Director – Phoenix Location
Richelle was born and raised in Santa Barbara, CA. She moved to Arizona in 1997 to attend the University of Arizona, where she earned her BS in Physiology. She then went on to complete her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California (USC) in 2004. She has lived in Phoenix since completing school, working in primarily outpatient orthopedic settings. Her clinical expertise covers a broad spectrum of treatments for sports and work-related injuries, chronic pain, and post-operative rehabilitation. Her hands on approach puts an emphasis on manual therapy to the spine, shoulder, pelvic girdle, and extremities. She incorporates joint and soft tissue mobilization, myofascial release, and muscle energy techniques, in addition to functional strengthening and alignment exercises to achieve a more balanced body and pain reduction.