A last-year resident of Leningrad University Medical School in Russia, Cristina immigrated to the United States in 1985. She graduated from one of the finest physical therapy programs in the United States, Mount Saint Mary’s College, and was selected to the Dean’s List each year. With the unique and preferred blend of a medical background, coupled with her renowned handling techniques in therapy, Cristina’s success was evident early on. Committed to quality and excellence, she graduated from a variety of the most prestigious long-term postgraduate courses, specializing in progressive manual therapy.
Cristina Gabor is currently an educator on the staff of Mount Saint Mary’s College. For the past several years, she has been a mentor to physical therapy residents from all across America. Cristina has a multicultural background and is fluent in four languages.
Cristina blends her knowledge from medical school in Russia with American physical therapy education to create a unique approach to and appreciation of treating patients with muscular-skeletal pain and dysfunction. Cristina’s goal is not just to control the episodes of pain and discomfort, but to help her patients create an individual “plan for life” to manage their condition, preventing setbacks.
Orthosport PT implements the latest scientific research and treatments techniques. We are proud to say that our clinic is a renowned teaching facility, training future Doctors of Physical Therapy for the finest universities in the country.
Enrique Mendoza was born in Vista, CA. He attended Point Loma Nazarene University and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science. While at Point Loma Nazarene University he played on the men’s soccer team. He then earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Azusa Pacific University in 2008. While in graduate school Enrique conducted research in a new electrode current design to improve outcomes in the treatment of chronic non-healing wounds in patients with diabetes. Enrique has attended several continuing education courses and completed a yearlong manual orthopedic course. He continues to remain active in continuing his education. In his spare time, Enrique enjoys playing soccer, running, hiking and snow boarding.
Blake Parson was born in Upland, CA. He attended a 3-year accelerated undergraduate program at Boston University and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Studies and a minor in Psychology. He then received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Boston University in 2017 where he graduated first in his class. While in graduate school, Blake created a virtual tutorial series to teach future Physical Therapy students a variety of neurological assessment and treatment techniques. Blake enjoys laughing with his patients and studying the most recent developments in research to help his patients recover as quickly as possible. Outside of the clinic, Blake loves to salsa dance, play the drums, and host game nights with his friends.
Physical Therapy Assistant
Lane Killian, was raised in Venice beach California. He attended UC Santa Barbara, where he majored in Bio-Psychology, and minored in Health Sciences. He then attended UCLA’s center for Pre-Hospital care, where he became certified as an EMT-1. Lane served as a 911 provider, eventually returning to UCLA to earn his NREMT-Paramedic. He became licensed as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 2016, joining the Orthosport team soon after. Lane enjoys cycling, skateboarding, hiking and martial arts, as well as many other activities.
Jessica Fellow was born in San Diego, CA. Growing up, her passion for dance led to her interest in the movement of the human body. She began pursuing a career in physical therapy by earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at Texas Christian University. Jessica then returned to her hometown, where she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from San Diego State University. She gained experience in a variety of settings, from working with pediatrics to geriatrics to athletes of all levels. In order to enhance her ability to design unique exercise programs tailored to each individual, she also became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. In her spare time, Jessica loves to travel, hike, run, wakeboard, and snowboard.
Jessica Rodriguez was born and raised in Los Angeles. She attended the University of California at Santa Barbara where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Exercise and Health Science. Jessica joined Orthosport in 2007 as a Physical Therapy Aide. In 2012, she completed an intense certification program to become a Pilates Instructor through the Physical Mind Institute. Jessica was trained by one of LA’s top Pilates Instructors, Maria Leone. Her six years experience working with patients, and the associated rehabilitation process, has contributed greatly to her development as one of the finest Pilates-base rehab instructor in the business. She knows precisely how to modify and tailor Pilates training to the individual needs of her patients. Jessica is a professional and fun loving individual who creates an uplifting environment for challenging workouts.
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