A​ ​native​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Bay​ ​Area,​ ​Alex​ ​received​ ​his​ ​Bachelors​ ​of​ ​Arts​ ​and​ ​Science​ ​in​ ​Psychology​ ​and Physiological​ ​Science​ ​in​ ​2013​ ​from​ ​UCLA.​ ​His​ ​experiences​ ​as​ ​a​ ​competitive​ ​swimmer​ ​and tennis​ ​player​ ​in​ ​his​ ​childhood​ ​spurred​ ​his​ ​interest​ ​in​ ​body​ ​mechanics​ ​and​ ​movement,​ ​and​ ​he continued​ ​to​ ​earn​ ​his​ ​Doctorate​ ​in​ ​Physical​ ​Therapy​ ​in​ ​2017​ ​from​ ​Midwestern​ ​University​ ​– Glendale,​ ​Arizona.

Alex​ ​focuses​ ​on​ ​combining​ ​manual​ ​therapy​ ​techniques​ ​with​ ​movement​ ​and​ ​exercise​ ​to​ ​promote health​ ​and​ ​return​ ​to​ ​function.​ ​As​ ​a​ ​physical​ ​therapist,​ ​he​ ​hopes​ ​to​ ​inspire​ ​all​ ​his​ ​patients​ ​to maintain​ ​active​ ​lifestyles​ ​and​ ​empower​ ​them​ ​to​ ​achieve​ ​their​ ​ultimate​ ​goals​ ​in​ ​outpatient rehabilitation.​ ​In​ ​order​ ​to​ ​provide​ ​the​ ​best​ ​possible​ ​care,​ ​Alex​ ​is​ ​invested​ ​in​ ​lifelong​ ​learning​ ​and self-improvement,​ ​regularly​ ​attending​ ​continuing​ ​education​ ​classes​ ​with​ ​special​ ​interests​ ​in exercise,​ ​orthopedic​ ​management,​ ​manual​ ​therapy​ ​techniques,​ ​and​ ​TMJ​ ​dysfunction.

In​ ​his​ ​free​ ​time​ ​Alex​ ​enjoys​ ​traveling,​ ​hiking,​ ​swimming,​ ​tennis,​ ​and​ ​basketball.​ ​​ ​He​ ​is​ ​also​ ​fluent in​ ​Mandarin.

 

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