John Barman MPT, CGFI-MP3
Co-owner and Physical Therapist
John Barman, MPT is co-owner of Diablo Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine. Upon graduating from UCLA with a B.S. in Kinesiology, he went on to obtain a Masters degree in physical therapy from the University of Southern California. Prior to establishing Diablo Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine, John held a position as a clinical specialist for 5 years at a prominent physical therapy group in Los Angeles which specialized in spinal dysfunction.
John has focused his practice on orthopedic and sports related injuries. He has particular expertise in biomehanics and functional anatomy and how they pertain to mechanical dysfunction as the cause of and/or the result of injury. In addition to having worked with high level athletes in over 20 different sports, John himself is an avid distance runner and cyclist with extensive knowledge of running and cycling related injuries to the foot, ankle, knee, hip, and spine. He also specializes in golf fitness and golf injury prevention. John is a CGFI-MP3 certified (Titleist Performance Institute Golf Certified Fitness Instructor and Medical Level 3 Professional), Graston Technique certified, and SFMA trained (Selective Functional Movement Assessment).
John co-founded Diablo Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine in January 2000.
Brooke Wyatt DPT
Brooke Wyatt, PT, DPT has been with Diablo Physical Therapy for 3 years as a Physical Therapist. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, San Diego in 2011 with an emphasis on Manual Therapy. Brooke also has a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Biomechanics from San Francisco State University.
Brooke is Athletes Performance Certified (UE) and is also trained in the application of Graston Technique instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. Brooke played soccer competitively through college and has a special interest in pre-operative and post-operative sports related injuries.
Brooke prides herself in creating an evidence-based, personalized treatment approach for each patient in order to return them to their desired activities.
Erin Hannink DPT, CSCS
Erin graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology, then went on to obtain her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles. Additionally, she is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Erin enjoys helping patients of all ages reach their rehabilitation goals, whether it is returning to competitive sports or recreational hobbies.
Erin is an avid hiker and beach volleyball player, yet thoroughly enjoys any outdoor activity.
Lisa Riedle PT, MTC
Lisa Riedle earned degrees in Physiology at the University of California, Davis and Physical Therapy at California State University, Fresno. She earned certifications in Manual Therapy from the Institute of Physical Therapy in St. Augustine, Florida (now University of St. Augustine), Certification as a Level 1 Golf Fitness Instructor from the Titleist Performance Institute in San Diego and Certification in the Graston Technique.
She has been practicing Out-Patient Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy in the San Francisco Peninsula since 1991. In February 2004, Lisa was honored to be the first female Physical Therapist to be invited to work in the Medical Facility for a sanctioned PGA event. She has been a guest lecturer at the University of the Pacific’s Physical Therapy Program and also at Stanford University’s Physician’s Assistant Program.
Lisa enjoys examining structure and evaluating movement patterns as these relate to dysfunction, then creating an individualized treatment to normalize mechanics, ultimately optimizing performance. Along with golfers, Lisa has had the pleasure of rehabbing dancers, martial artists, skiers, tri-athletes, mountain bikers, overhead athletes involved in tennis, volleyball, baseball, swimming, water polo; athletes in soccer, lacrosse, football, basketball, hockey, track and field. She has also worked with athletes participating in equestrian events such as jumping and rodeo (not including the horses).
She is an avid golfer, downhill skier and an award winning wine maker.
Nathan Grier DPT
Nate earned a degree in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine, Florida, after completing his undergraduate degree in kinesiology from Auburn University. Upon graduation from PT school, he relocated to California where he has been practicing at Diablo’s Menlo Park location. His clinical interests include rehabilitation of athletes wishing to return to sport, ACL prevention, and patellofemoral pain syndrome.
In his spare time he enjoys watching and playing sports as well as playing the guitar.
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