Staff

“Our common goal at South Bay Sports Medicine PT is to work with people who have injuries, illnesses or conditions that can be helped through modern physical therapy techniques. Most importantly, our highly trained physical therapists and aides work with you one-on-one, every step of the way. It’s rewarding for us to help people get back to their lives as quickly and as safely as possible.”


Meet the Directors of South Bay Sports Medicine PT…

Gary Coleman, MAPT
Director, Physical Therapist

MAPT: Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
BS: Kinesiology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Clinical Instructor: Mount St. Mary’s College, Evaluation and Treatment of Orthopedic Injuries
Member: American Physical Therapy Association, California Chapter, Private Practice Section
Continued Education: Advanced Study of the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine; Manual Therapy Techniques of the Knee and Shoulder; Sacroiliac Joint; Low Back Dysfunction; Chronic Spine Dysfunction; Functional Orthopedics.

Mike Fischvogt, PT
Director, Physical Therapist

BS: Physical Therapy, State University of New York, Syracuse, NY
Member: American Physical Therapy Association, California Chapter, Orthopedic and Research Sections
Continued Education: Advanced Study of the Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine; Work Hardening; Advanced Concepts of the Shoulder and Knee; Neuromuscular Rehabilitation of the Spine; Pelvis and Extremities.

Meet your South Bay Sports Medicine PT team…

Gregory Petersen, MPT
MPT: Mt. St. Mary’s College, Brentwood, CA
BS: Biomechanics, UC Davis, Davis, CA
Member: American Physical Therapy Association
Continued Education: Year Long Australian Manual Therapy Approach, Mobilization with Movement, Kinesiotaping, Core Training Continuum, Biomechanics of the Golf Swing, Advanced concepts of Headache and the Upper Cervical Spine, Manual Therapy Techniques for the Lumbar, Thoracic and Cervical spine, SI joint, shoulder and ankle.
Allen DeWit, DPT, OCS
Doctorate of Physical Therapy: University of Southern California, Los Angeles
BS: Sports Medicine, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks
OCS: Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
Member: American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic Section Member
Continued Education: Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes of the Lower Extremity – Mulligan Concept – An Introductory Course on Mobilizations With Movement – Mobilization Techniques Related to the Cervical & Thoracic Spine – Mobilization Techniques Related to the Lumbar Spine, SIJ and Associated Neural Tension – Diagnosis and Treatment of Movement Impairment Syndromes of the Shoulder and Cervical Spine.
Pamela Nelson, PT
BS:Health Science, Physical Therapy Option California State University, Northridge
Member: American Physical Therapy Association
Continued Education: APPI Pilates for Rehab, The Spine Injured Athlete, Myofascial Release, Shoulder Evaluation & Treatment, Evidenced Based Strengthening and Conditioning.