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Arroyo Grande

We can do more together than we can alone. Our goal is to improve the lives of those we touch by applying current and effective treatment in a healthy, healing atmosphere, encouraging progress. We look forward to serving you!

Meet our team

We believe the most important thing about life is how we move through it. Guided by the 3-A’s, we believe physical therapy should be Accessible to all who need it, provided in a positive Atmosphere, and rooted in proven Ability.

We don’t just focus on the how or what of an experience, but also the why. As the largest employee-owned outpatient physical therapy team in the nation, we provide the level of individualized and specialized care we would want ourselves.

Contact us

1510 W. Branch St.

Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

phone: (805) 489-7912

fax: (805) 489-9697

 

Hours

Monday – Friday 

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

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Julie Butler

Clinic Director - PT, DPT, OCS

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Julie Butler

Clinic Director - PT, DPT, OCS

Julie completed her undergraduate work at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and received both her Masters and Doctorate degrees from Western University of Health Sciences. After spending many years in high school and college running track and then coaching at both levels, Julie enjoys working with athletes to get back to their optimal level.

She has been board certified as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy since 2004, an accolade that only the top ~3.5% of Physical Therapists in the country have earned.

While not in the clinic, Julie enjoys biking, hiking, and enjoying the outdoors with her family.

Education
Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
Doctorate in Physical Therapy

Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
Masters in Physical Therapy

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Bachelors of Science in Physical Education

Alex Dalley

PT, DPT

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Alex Dalley

PT, DPT

Alex was born and raised in San Luis Obispo. She received her Bachelor of Science in Physiological Sciences from UCLA in 2017 and spent much of her time there interning with the UCLA Football team, where her interest in physical therapy grew. Following graduation from UCLA, Alex worked as a Physical Therapy Aide at Movement for Life’s Atascadero clinic. She then moved to St. Louis, Missouri to pursue her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Washington University in St. Louis, which she received in 2021. Alex completed a clinical rotation at the Arroyo Grande clinic as a Physical Therapy Student, and she is excited to come back as part of the team! She has a wide range of interests including orthopedic and sports therapy, but has a special interest
in pediatrics as well! Outside of the clinic, Alex enjoys being outside, going on hikes and working out, cooking, and spending time with her friends and family.

Education

Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2021


University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Bachelor of Science, Physiological Sciences, June 2017

Jay Hayward

PT, DPT

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Jay Hayward

PT, DPT

Jay was born and raised in San Diego, where he played baseball and ran cross country through high school. He received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science from Long Beach State University (Go Beach!). He attained his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. He enjoys the variety of patients he sees within the outpatient orthopedic setting and is excited to join the team at Movement for Life. Outside of the clinic, he enjoys spending time outside with his wife and son, playing disc golf, and watching all the sports.

 

Education

Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia
Doctor of Physical Therapy, August 2021


California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, California
Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, July 2011
Option: Exercise Science

David Jones

PT, DPT

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David Jones

PT, DPT

David was raised in Central California, living on a farm in Selma, CA. During his time at Fresno Pacific University, he attained certification in personal training and started a fitness training business called Strategy for Strength. After graduation in 2013, he continued to build the business and attained more certifications including Corrective Exercise and Performance Enhancement. In 2019, he graduated from Baylor University with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Following graduation, David continued his training business and has worked in the field of Physical Therapy until deciding it was time to make the move to the central coast. David is primarily interested in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and intends to continue growing his knowledge in this area. Outside of his professional role, David enjoys physical fitness, building custom cars with his family, and competitive shifter kart racing with Team Visalia CRG.

Education

Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Doctor of Physical Therapy, December 2019

 

Fresno Pacific University. Fresno, California

Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physical Therapy, December 2013

G.R. Nessenthaler

PT, DPT

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G.R. Nessenthaler

PT, DPT

 

G.R. has a 25 year history working in physical therapy with a primary focus on orthopedics.  He enjoys spending time with his kids, the ocean, biking, music, reading, and podcasts. 

 

Education

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences, 1993

 

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

Master of Physical Therapy, 1996

 

Western University, Pomona, California

Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2008

Steven Flores

PTA

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Steven Flores

PTA

Steven grew up in Visalia, CA where he enjoyed doing anything and everything outside. He played baseball for 8 years growing up and played football and wrestled in high school. Steven attended Fresno State for his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and is where he learned to love the phrase GO DOGS! He recently moved to the Central Coast where he still enjoys playing basketball and golf in his free time.

Education
College Of the Sequoias, Visalia, California
Associate of Science, Physical Therapist Assistant, May 2016

University of California Fresno, Fresno, California
Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, May 2013

Rebecca Jones

Front Office Manager

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Rebecca Jones

Front Office Manager

Bio coming soon!

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