John Davies, MSPT, Owner
John Davies received his Master of Science, graduating from Children's Hospital School of Physical Therapy in 1985. He has practiced physical therapy for over 30 years and is one of the few therapists who has a certificate in aquatic therapy through the American Physical Therapy Association. John is also a certified manual therapist, and has developed his own technique in aquatic therapy.
John's extensive experience includes treating patients with neurological conditions, orthopedic injuries, chronic pain, and developmental disabilities. John implemented the aquatic therapy and pediatric programs at a clinic in Huntington Beach, where he worked for over ten years. He also worked with professional athletes and celebrities at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic for seven years.
John has also worked as a physical therapy instructor at American Career College, and he continues to mentor many students during his professional career.
Peggy Zidek, PT
Peggy Zidek received her Bachelor's of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Northern Illinois University in 1987. Since relocating to Southern California, she has specialized in outpatient orthopedics using her wide range of manual skills to treat a variety of conditions. She has extensive experience treating orthopedic injuries, sports related conditions, total joint replacements, and chronic pain conditions. In her spare time, Peggy enjoys hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and following her beloved Chicago Cubs baseball team. Go Cubs Go!
Peter Dooley, PT
Chad Trahan, PTA
Jonai Danielle Watson-Hawkins, PTA
Theresa Ragland, PTA, BS
Theresa Ragland was a gymnastics coach for many years working with children as young as 10 months to adults. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 2006 with a degree in Kinesiology and continued coaching for 9 years until she discovered her love for physical therapy. Starting off as an Aide in an outpatient orthopedic clinic, she later decided to go to school to get her license. She graduated with honors from CBD college in 2016 where her favorite subject was neurology, and started her first job here at Aquatic Therapy. She is passionate about working with people of all ages to help them back to their optimal health and abilities. Every day is a new experience with something to learn.