Janet Yamada Soto, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT
Janet Yamada Soto received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Virginia, manual therapy certification from the Kaiser Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program in Hayward, and her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences. She was a faculty member of the Kaiser Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program from 1983 to 1997. In 1984,she founded Berkeley Physical Therapy, a private physical therapy practice specializing in musculoskeletal disorders. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, a member of the Special Projects Committee of the Institute for the Advancement of Orthopedic Physical Therapy, a consultant to the Kaiser Hayward Physical Therapy Fellowship in Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy, and has participated in various research projects in physical therapy.
Allan Horwitz, PT, FAAOMPT
Allan Horwitz received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1975. In 1983 he received certification from the Kaiser Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program, where he has been teaching since 1985. He specializes in musculoskeletal disorders, especially spinal care, shoulder rehabilitation, and foot disorders, including fabrication of orthotics. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapists. He also consults and teaches seminars in office ergonomics.
Negeene Mosaed, PT
Negeene received her Bachelor of Science degree from Mount St. Marys College. With fifteen years of experience as a registered physical therapist, her passion is human movement and integrating a decade long experience and study of yoga to the traditional clinical setting. Through use of props such as The Bean, blocks, bolsters, functional movement tape, and Resistive Cord, Negeene synthesizes a new and exciting exercise regimen that is both functional and adaptive to core stability principles, which patients enjoy and and can realistically continue to incorporate into their own long-term regiment. Negeene is a registered "relax and renew" restorative yoga therapist. Most recently, she has expanded her practice to include pelvic floor disorders. Negeene is fluent in Farsi.
Stefanie Cheng, PT, DPT
Stefanie Cheng received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from USC. She completed her undergraduate degree at UC Berkeley, where she competed as a Division I gymnast. Through numerous injuries during her competitive sports career, she has developed an understanding of the emotional and physical rigors of rehabilitation as well as the its huge impact on a person's quality of life. Her interests in physical therapy include orthopedics, sports, and geriatrics.
Mark J. Poggetti, PT, DPT
Mark J. Poggetti received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from UCSF in 2008. He has worked extensively in both outpatient and inpatient settings and specializes in treating patients with orthopedic, neurological and cardiopulmonary conditions. To further refine his skill set, he is currently enrolled in a manual therapy program based on the Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Approach that will enable him to become a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist. Mark is a S.F. native and in his leisure time he enjoys resistance training, road cycling, yoga and the arts. He is a life-long music enthusiast and his background consists of five years working as a certified strength training and conditioning instructor.