You Deserve The Best
We make sure our employees have the qualifications and skills needed to provide you with the highest level of treatment and care. Each year, we invest in the education of our staff to ensure that they have the latest knowledge and training available. Our strong team spirit and personal attention to every person’s needs is why doctors choose us, and patients recommend us.
The Action Physical Therapy team is trained in many areas, including:
Meet The Staff
Paul is the co-founder of Action Physical Therapy. He is in charge of strategic planning, overseeing the operations of the facility, managing staff, external relationships, technology, and marketing programs. Paul has extensive experience in information technology and organizational management in the health care industry. He has a BS degree in Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York University.
Alina Fish PT
Alina is the co-founder of Action Physical Therapy, and has over 20 years of experience working in various settings including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation, cardiac rehabilitation, home care, and outpatient rehabilitation.
She possesses great orthopedic manual therapy skills, and specializes in the treatment of women’s health issues and dance rehabilitation. Always passionate about her work, she goes above and beyond to see her patients succeed.
Alina is in charge of community education programs, and teaching classes on various topics including women’s health and musculoskeletal issues. She is also a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Julia holds a doctorate degree in physical therapy, and works with a variety of conditions including orthopedic, neurological, and sports injuries. She specializes in vestibular rehabilitation therapy, which includes treating vertigo, balance, and gait dysfunctions. Julia is passionate about her profession, loved by her patients, possesses great orthopedic manual therapy skills, optimistic when treating her patients, upbeat, and compassionate. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Natalie is a physical therapist assistant who has been practicing for over 15 years in outpatient rehabilitation clinics. She has outstanding manual therapy skills and extensive experience in the field, which insures excellent results for her patients. Natalie is always up to date with the latest advances and information in the physical therapy field, and is always eager to learn new techniques. She is loved by her patients because of her kind personality, willingness to help, and determination to have them succeed.
Front Desk Reception / Billing
Pasha recently joined the Action Physical Therapy team, and performs both reception and billing duties. She is very well organized and detailed oriented. Pasha brings a warm and joyful atmosphere to our office with her upbeat personality, kindness, compassion, and love for singing her favorite songs during the day. She is also a wonderful decorator, and thanks to her our office always looks festive during the holidays.
Rebecca L. Cate
Pilates Instructor / Personal Trainer
Rebecca L. Cate has been a certified trainer for 15 years. She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Sports and Conditioning Association (NSCA). She has an extensive fitness background that includes but is not limited to: Kettlebell lifting, Crossfit, Pilate’s, and Yoga.
Rebecca is currently a candidate for her Master’s degrees in Public Health and Counseling Psychology at Arcadia University. She earned her B.S. in Psychological and Social Sciences with distinction from Penn State. She is also a formally trained chef from The Restaurant School, Walnut Hill College, in Philadelphia.
She is the project editor for two books: Steve Cotter, The Ultimate Guide to Kettlebell Lifting; and Steve Maxwell, Kettlebell Conditioning System, The Ultimate Kettlebell Guide.
Yoga Instructor / Personal Trainer
Lauri Rudach has over 18 years of experience being involved in fitness. While she was in college, Lauri fell in love with martial arts and went on to become a black belt in karate. She has also previously won 3 masters competitions in Figure Competitive Body Building, as well as her overall height class in Muscle Beach, Venice CA. Presently, Lauri conducts Yoga classes at our facility, and teaches her clients mobility, strength training and conditioning.
Her fitness experience includes not just yoga, but also kettlebells, aerobic training, lifting, and body weight exercises. Lauri’s favorite quote that she always tells her potential students is “Your never too old, too fat, or too weak to start a fitness program. And you can feel better”.
Physical Therapy Aide
Zina is well liked by all of our patients for the dedication, kindness and her helping hands. She assists patients with exercises and loves seeing them making progress and improving their condition. Zina had joined our team recently, but already our patients are complimenting her on her knowledge and attentiveness.
Front Desk Reception
Iryna recently joined the Action Physical Therapy team, and performs reception duties. She is very friendly and respectful, greets everybody with a smile, always trying to help. Iryna is well organized and her positive energy is contagious. She studied linguistics and speaks four languages.