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.
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.
Angie has been practicing Hand Therapy since 1999, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Baylor University in 1995 and a Master of Occupational Therapy Degree in 1999 from Texas Woman’s University. She received her Hand Therapy Certification in 2004 and is an active member of ASHT. She has gained experience in treating a multitude of hand injuries and conditions, work hardening programs, work site assessments, and ergonomic assessments, working both in the United States and Canada.
Angie enjoys spending time with her husband and three children and has a passion for all outdoor activities including hiking, camping, and pretty much any sport out there.
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