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.
35325 Date Palm Dr.
Cathedral City, CA 92234
phone: (760) 202-0368
fax: (760) 770-1973
Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 6:30 PMDriving directions >
Clinic Director - PT, DPT, OCSRead Bio
Clinic Director - PT, DPT, OCS
Luke D. Gentry started his university education at Western Oregon University where he studied Business and Biology. From there, he continued his studies at Trinity Western University in British Colombia, Canada to complete a Bachelors degree in Human Kinetics (Kinesiology) in 2004.
At Trinity Western University, he worked as a Sports Therapist for the Men’s Basketball team for three years. Luke then pursued a graduate degree at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California in which he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2007. Luke went on to complete a post-doctoral residency in orthopedics and became a board certified orthopedic clinic specialist (OCS). He is actively involved with various local schools and the community charities to improve the overall healthcare education and lifestyle. He enjoys all sorts of outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, climbing, jogging, white water rafting and kayaking, in addition to enjoying spending time with his wife Crystal.
Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
Doctor of Physical Therapy, December 2007
Trinity Western University, Langley, BC
Canada Bachelor of Human Kinetics (Kinesiology), April 2004
PT, DPTRead Bio
Matthew Wilson was born and raised in Western Massachusetts, and then started his university education at the University of Miami, where he studied Exercise Physiology with minors in Sports Medicine and Business Administration. While at school Matthew was a Division I varsity athlete in cross country and track & field.
He ended his career as the 2nd fastest miler in school history and was named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll three times. After college, Matthew worked as a physical therapy aide in an outpatient orthopedic clinic and started a weekly community wellness program at the local high school to promote healthy lifestyles. He also coached the high school cross country and track & field teams, and received his United States Track and Field Coaching Certificate.
Matthew pursued his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in San Marcos, CA. During his time at school he was a class representative in the Student Physical Therapy Associate and worked as a teacher's assistant. He also completed his Manual Therapy Certification course work and looks forward to completing his certification. He graduated in December 2015 with High Honors.
After graduation Matthew moved to the Coachella Valley to begin his career at Avid Physical Therapy. He is planning to start the Orthopedic Residency program in July 2016 to hone his skills while becoming an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. He enjoys working within an active community and helping patients regain functionality to return to their hobbies and jobs without pain. He also has experience consulting with NFL players.
Outside of work, Matthew enjoys running, playing football and basketball, and looks forward to getting more involved with the Coachella Valley community. He hopes to become involved with youth/high school track & field and help promote community wellness.
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences: San Marcos, CA
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, December 2015
University of Miami: Coral Gables, FL
B.S.Ed. Exercise Physiology Minors: Business Administration and Sports Medicine May 2012
Emily grew up in Yucaipa, CA. She graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2020 with an Associate of Science degree. Outside of her professional role, Emily enjoys spending time with family, taking a drive to the mountains, and staying active by hiking and weight lifting.
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
Associate of Science, Physical Therapist Assistant, December 2020
Jay De La Cruz
Jay De La Cruz
Jailord was born and raised in the Philippines and moved to the United Stated when he was 14 years old. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy in 2018 from Mariano Marcos State University in the Philippines. Outside of his work, Jailord is an avid reader of light novels, enjoy going to the river and camp.
Mariano Marcos State University, Batac City, Philippines
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, June 2018
Juden was born and raised in the Philippines. He immigrated to the US in 2010 with his family and started to pursue a career in the healthcare field. He graduated his Physical Therapist Assistant program in San Juan College in New Mexico on December 2021 and recently became licensed in the state of California in early May of 2022. In addition to being a physical therapist assistant, he also completed his nursing degree in 2014 from College of the Desert and has worked in Eisenhower Medical Center’s orthopedic and pain management departments. Outside of his professional role, Juden enjoys being outdoors, playing basketball, and spending time with friends and trying new experiences.
San Juan College, Farmington, New Mexico
Physical Therapist Assistant, December 2021
College of the Desert, Palm Desert, California
Nursing Degree, 2014
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