Michael Landoch, PT, MHA, Founder
Michael received his Physical Therapy degree at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut in 1984. In 1991 he completed his Masters Degree in Health Care Administration at the University of La Verne. He is recently completed training to become a BASI certified Pilates instructor. Michael has extensive education and experience in manual therapy, sports rehabilitation, and orthopedic physical therapy. He has worked in home health and hospital settings as well. He is a member of the APTA and its Sports Medicine, Orthopedic and Private Practice sections. He was a volunteer for Los Angeles Big Brothers and the Special Olympics. Michael is grateful for his wife and business partner, Angela Landoch, and considers family life with their triplet sons most fulfilling.
Angela Landoch, PT, MA Administrator
Angela earned her Physical Therapy degree at California State University Long Beach in 1986, her MA in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling at Trinity College of Graduate Studies in 1992, and completed the BASI Pilates Teacher Training coursework in 2007. While having worked in many settings, she specialized in burn and wound care. Her study of Process-oriented Psychology, a cross-disciplinary approach supporting individual and group discovery and creative ways to relate to conflicts, has been valuable to her work. She enjoys the challenges and rewards of managing Physical Therapy Care with husband and co-parent, Michael Landoch, and her greatest privilege and pleasure is mothering her triplet sons alongside him.
Juliana Fernandez, DPT
Juliana Fernandez, DPT is a graduate of USC with a Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology and Psychology. She continued at USC for graduate school and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2010. She has been a member of the APTA since 2007 and enjoyed internship experience in orthopedics, pediatrics, and cardiac rehabilitation. Juliana loves living by the beach, running, hiking, traveling and playing volleyball.
Erica Hanson, PT, DPT
Erica, better known as “Ricki,” received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Southern California in May 2011. Prior to physical therapy school, she studied Natural Science at Loyola Marymount University. She has clinical internship experience in many outpatient settings such as orthopedics, neurology, and women’s health. She has been a member of APTA since 2008. Outside of physical therapy, Ricki teaches Spinning classes at LMU on the weekends and enjoys being outside in her spare time.
Will Adair, OTR/L, CHT
Will is a certified hand therapist with over 20 years of experience, specializing in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. He began his career as an occupational therapist in the military, and went on to graduate from Texas Women's University with his BS in Occupational Therapy in 1994. Known for his excellent custom fabrication of splints, he is also an expert in adapting work tasks and activities of daily living in order to maximize his patients' functional abilities. Along with providing manual therapy, Will's patience and careful attention to detail is the highlight of the personalized attention he gives to all of his patients.
Christine was introduced to physical therapy after tearing her ACL playing soccer, and has worked in the physical therapy field since 1992, as both a physical therapy aid and receptionist. Since 2003, she has been the office manager at Physical Therapy Care. Christine enjoys dirt bike riding and camping with her husband and two kids.
Michelle received her Bachelor of Science from Loyola Marymount University in 2009. She gained extensive ballet training starting from a young age at the Academy of Ballet and Dance Arts, which incorporated Pilates conditioning for essential core stability and strength. She received her Pilates certification through Body Arts and Science Institute which is a world renowned organization that builds from a foundation of body mechanics and function to study movement and the Pilates method created by Joseph Pilates. She is currently enrolled at Mount St. Mary's College, in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. While pursuing her DPT, she continues to teach Pilates with awareness to physical ailments and postural deviations in clients, as well as overall alignment and well-being.
Ali received her Bachelor of the Arts in Dance Science from California State University, Long Beach. During this time, she became Pilates certified through Body Arts and Science Int. and assisted renowned Pilates expert Karen Clippinger with the University's Pilates program. She trained as a dancer from a young age and has been teaching all forms of dance since 2003 to both children and adults. Throughout her professional Dance and Pilates career Ali was able to work with numerous individuals with the prevention and care of movement injuries. Ali intends to enroll in Physical Therapy School in the Fall of 2011.
Anna received her Bachelors of Arts from California State University of Long Beach, with a major in Dance and a minor in Psychology. There she enhanced her passion and love for dance, and developed a deeper interest and understanding in the science of human movement. Anna received her pilates certification, with a dance emphasis, through the well renowned Body Arts and Science International program. She enjoys working with all ages and fitness levels and strongly believes that pilates not only offers physical benefits, but is essential for the emotional and spiritual well being of all individuals. In addition to pilates, Anna is a movement educator, a choreographer, a performer, and a lover of life.