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Physical Therapy - San Francisco


The Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute physical therapy team in San Francisco is highly trained and committed to providing individualized treatment. Furthering the dreams of athletes, dancers, performers and active people throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area, you receive a physical therapy plan tailored to your needs, helping you reach your top performance goals.

San Francisco Physical Therapy Team

Samantha Delehant PT, DPT, CMPT, OCS, MBA
Clinic Supervisor
Samantha is a certified orthopedic specialist and a NAIOMT certified manual therapist.  She excels at optimizing her patient’s movement patterns and function by developing individual treatment plans based on a combination of strength, mobility and control.  She has treated a wide variety of patients from elite professional athletes in private practice to trauma victims while practicing in the public sector.  Samantha has a passion for healthcare technology and business and most recently completed her MBA from the Walter A. Haas School of Business, and received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Duke University.

Devon Chen PT, DPT, OCS
Devon is a certified orthopedic specialist, a dance medicine specialist and is certified in Pilates through Polestar Pilates. She enjoys treating orthopedic and sports/dance related injuries through a combination of manual therapy techniques, neuromuscular re-education and therapeutic exercises. She believes in education and collaboration to ensure her patients get back to their active lifestyles. Devon received her doctorate and MS in physical therapy from UCSF/SFSU. 

Marin Gibson, PT, DPT
Marin has experience in the evaluation and treatment of orthopedic and sports related injuries through a combination of manual therapy, neuromuscular re-education and therapeutic exercises, to help patients regain function and improve their quality of life. Prior to working in sport medicine, Marin specialized in oncology rehab, treating patients throughout their course of individualized treatment. In her free time, she enjoys long distance running and playing indoor and beach volleyball. She received her doctorate in physical therapy from the Medical College of Georgia. 

Melissa Lee, PT, MPT
Melissa enjoys treating orthopedic and sports related injuries and has specialized training in neurology, pediatrics and sports medicine. She emphasizes core exercise-based approaches to treatment, in addition to manual therapy skills to treat sport and spine related injuries. Melissa is a certified ergonomics specialist, and received her MS in physical therapy from the University of St. Augustine, Florida.

Oscar A. Perez, PT, MPT, COMT, FMS-1
Oscar is a certified orthopedic manual therapist and is certified in Pilates from Balanced Body University. His treatment philosophy prioritizes pain reduction and optimizes functional movements for improving all activities. He customizes rehabilitation programs by tailoring manual interventions, strength training principles, and exercises for flexibility and balance. Oscar is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Pinder Baidwan, PT, MPT, OCS
Pinder is a certified orthopedic specialist, and is certified in Stecco Method Fascial Manipulation, Pilates and Titleist Golf Fitness Instruction.  She has 20 years of experience treating professional, Olympic and amateur athletes alike.  Her goal in therapy is to find the root cause of your dysfunction.  Her treatments include a variety of techniques: cupping, fascial manipulation, corrective exercise and movement pattern re-training.  Pinder received her MPT degree from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California.

Tara McGann Friedman, PT, DPT, MFDc
Tara specializes in sports and orthopedic physical therapy with an emphasis in hands-on manual therapy combined with neuromuscular re-education to ensure optimal movement patterns and function.  She excels at treating shoulder, knee, hip and ankle pathologies, but is more than capable treating any orthopedic ailment.  She also has extensive experience in treating runners who experience pain, injury, or just want to improve their running performance.  Tara received her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from New York Medical College in 2008, and is certified in Myofascial Decompression using cup therapy.  

 

Learn More About the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute

Two Convenient Bay Area Locations:

     San Francisco
Saint Francis Memorial 
900 Hyde Street, 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94109
415.353.6400
[email protected]


    
Walnut Creek
Alpine Square
1777 Botelho Drive, Suite 110
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
925.934.3536