Justin Fesler, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Justin is excited to be the owner of Orange County Physiotherapy Services previously "Deborah Weinstein's Physical Therapy". Justin is excited to be serving as owner, while continuing to provide quality care to his patients. Justin believes in a holistic patient centered approach to clinical practice that incorporates patient values, solid communication skills, manual therapy skills, as well as, motor control and functional exercise approaches to restore patients to their fullest potential. He has been working in the outpatient orthopedic setting with focus on orthopedic conditions, spinal conditions, and dizziness and balance related conditions. His patients value his clinical skills, caring approach, and ability to listen and effectively address their specific needs.
Justin received his Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Chico State University in 1998 and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from USC in 2004. In 2013, Justin entered into a three year orthopedic fellowship program during which time he co-authored "De-educate to Re-educate" a study designed to assess the effectiveness of a pain neuroscience education session with patients suffering from chronic LBP. During his fellowship, he was a teaching assistant for the transitional doctoral physical therapy program. In 2015, he became an Orthopedic Certified Specialist, and in 2016, he received his Fellowship from the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Justin is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists.
In addition to spending quality time with the family, Justin enjoys playing guitar, snow skiing, paddle boarding, and mountain biking.
Deborah Weinstein, MA, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Chapman University 2014
Master of Arts in Physical Therapy
University of Southern California 1974
Deborah has practiced physical therapy since 1974, providing treatment to patients with various orthopedic and neurologic disorders, working in a variety of settings including acute in-hospital, hospital based outpatient, home health, and independent outpatient clinics. In 1979, she was the originator of Graceful Expectations, an innovative prenatal and postpartum fitness program which was offered in several locations throughout Orange County, and appeared on national television. She has lectured on topics regarding physical fitness to local hospitals, wellness centers, and universities.
Deborah received her Masters of Arts in physical therapy from USC in 1974 and her Doctor of physical therapy from Chapman University in 2014. She has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 1972, Private Practice Section, Women's Health Section, Geriatrics Section, and Orthopedics Section.
Deborah is passionate about treating her patients with kindness and professionalism, and devotes herself to educating and motivating her patients in order to empower them to return to their active lifestyle. With many years of clinical experience and continued professional development, she is able to integrate her many skills and bridge the gap between orthopedics, neurology, and women's health, providing each patient with highly personalized care.
When outside the clinic, Deborah enjoys an active lifestyle: hiking, biking, skiing, riding her beloved Icelandic horse, and spending time with her family.
Deborah takes pride in having created Weinstein and Associates Physical Therapy, where patients are treated with outstanding physical therapy, in a warm and caring environment.
Jennifer Manning PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS
Jennifer Manning's original interest in physical therapy started back in high school when she tore her ACL and had to go through post-surgical rehabilitation. After undergraduate work at Cal State University, Chico and one year of working as an aide at an outpatient physical therapy practice, she attended the University of Southern California where she graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2002. Since then, she has spent majority of her time treating various sports and orthopedic injuries, but has also spent time in acute care settings treating general medical and post-surgical orthopedic pathologies. She has had the pleasure to work with many college and professional athletes in various sports and spent much time preparing football players for the prestigious NFL combine.
Jennifer received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2002. She has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association: Orthopedic Section, Sports Section, and Education Section since 1999. She has been a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2000 - present. She has been an Orthopedic Section Item Writer for the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties since 2014.
In 2013, her occupational journey took her to Stanbridge University where she took on the challenge to develop and teach the Orthopedics course for their new PTA program. From 2013 to present, she has continued to teach courses such as Orthopedics, Modalities and Therapeutic Exercise and assist with finding clinical sites for students' clinical rotations. She has also had the privilege to return to her alma mater and work at the University of Southern California and assist with the Clinical Electrophysiology course in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program. After 2 years of full-time work in the education sector, missing clinical work and time with patients, she now has the privilege to work at Orange County Physiotherapy Services. In 2018, she added pelvic floor therapy to her skill set and is eager to continue to assist others in this area of rehabilitation. She is excited to empower patients through education about their current injury and continue to assist those in need live a more functional and pain free life.
When not working, you can find her spending time with her family at home and in the community and with her second family at a local Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, gym.
Jane Galusha, PT
Jane has practiced physical therapy since 1978, the first eight years of her career in southern California, providing rehabilitation for patients with neurological disorders. In 1985, Jane and her family relocated to the Seattle area and she began practicing in outpatient orthopedics. While in the Northwest, she completed advanced training in orthopedic manual therapy with a strong emphasis on biomechanics, mobilization/manipulation and the interaction of the extremity with the spine. Jane received her Physical Therapy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1978 and completed Level III training with the North American Institute of Manual Therapy in 2000. She has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section since 1978. Jane's special interest is in musculoskeletal conditions of the spine and extremities, identifying and correcting movement impairment strategies, pelvic floor dysfunction and treating vestibular dysfunction for dizziness and balance. She enjoys becoming a team partner with her patients to determine what is driving their pain/musculoskeletal dysfunction; empowering them to reach their optimal function/goals and be able to self-manage once "graduating" from physical therapy.
Shaunna Smith, CMA
Shaunna came to Weinstein and Associates Physical Therapy in 2010 with a varied background which
has trained her to wear many hats! Her prior background in the banking industry and retail management, followed by her return to school to earn her State Certified Medical Assistant license have all contributed to her success managing the complicated role of Office Manager at our physical therapy clinic.
Shaunna is friendly and compassionate, and she works hard to make sure that our patients receive the proper support for scheduling appointments and insurance verification; she also assists our patients with mobility challenges within the clinic if needed.
Shaunna is a single parent of a lovely teenage daughter, whom she loves to spend her free time with. She also loves to cook and entertain family and friends.