LPTA, CAFS, CSCS
Physical Therapist Assistant
Orthopedics, Sports-Related Injuries, Injury Prevention
California State University, Northridge
Bachelor of Science in Exercise Studies
Physical Therapy Assistant Program
Steve graduated from Cal State Northridge in 2013 where he earned his bachelors in exercise science. Afterward, he earned his PTA credential at Cerritos College in 2015 where he was valedictorian.
Since graduating, Steve has worked in different settings besides orthopedics, including neuro, aquatic, and pediatrics. However, as his career progressed, he began to continue his education and specializations as a neuromuscular orthopedic therapist. In 2018, he earned his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS) credential and in 2019 earned his Certified Applied Functional Science (CAFS) from the renowned Gray Institute. Steve was also fortunate enough to work for several surgical physician groups in San Diego prior to RU, where he garnered valuable experience in post-operative rehabilitation.