Stephen F. Reischl Owner/Doctor of Physical Therapy Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Stephen F. Reischl, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S. earned his Physical Therapy degree from California State University, Northridge in 1977. Along with the orthopaedic board certification in 1992, he completed a post professional education program at the University of Southern California earning a Master of Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in 1997. He is known nationally for his physical therapy management of foot and ankle disorders. He is the former President of the Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group (FASIG), a component of the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. The Orthopaedic Section of the APTA.
Current Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association - Orthopaedic Section: Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group
Susan K. Reischl Owner/Doctor of Physical Therapy Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Susan K. Reischl, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S., earned her Physical Therapy degree from California State University, Northridge. Along with the board certification in orthopedics 1995, she received a BS degree from UCLA in Kinesiology in 1977. She completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2009 from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professionals. Susan has held a variety of offices in her association and treats people with a wide array of diagnoses; especially in the area of spinal dysfunction and ergonomics.
Current Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association - Orthopaedic Section: Private Practice Special Interest Group
Wilfred Diaz Clinic Manager/Doctor of Physical Therapy Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Wilfred Diaz, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S. received his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2002. He then attended the University of Southern California, receiving his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2006. While at USC he received the Honor of the Golden Cane award. This is the highest honor awarded to graduates demonstrating outstanding accomplishments in a variety of professional areas. Wilfred also became a Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist in 2010. Wilfred regularly attends courses to stay up to date on the latest treatments and research, and helps patients with most all orthopaedic diagnoses. Wilfred grew up playing water polo, swimming, surfing, and is a Los Angeles County Ocean Lifeguard. This has led him to work with many aquatic athletes, both at the competitive and recreational level. He remains active in the local aquatic culture as swim coach with SWIM Long Beach. Wilfred is fluently bilingual in Spanish and English.
Current Memberships: American Physical Therapy Association – Orthopaedic and Home Health Section. California Physical Therapy Association.
Brian A. Lee Staff Physical Therapist/Doctor of Physical Therapy Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Brian A. Lee, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S., C.S.C.S., joined Reischl Physical Therapy in 2018. Brian received his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2016, and his Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Psychology from the University of California Berkeley in 2013. He is currently certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and by the Titleist Performance Institute as a Medical and Fitness Instructor (TPI).
Brian specializes in evaluating and training golfers across the movement spectrum, from individuals who are looking to prevent injury, to those who looking to take their game to the next level. His vision is to blend research, sport, and health to maximize an individual's movement potential.
Alexander Y. Chan Staff Physical Therapist/Doctor of Physical Therapy
Alexander Y. Chan P.T, D.P.T joined Reischl Physical Therapy in 2019. Alex earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chapman University in 2019, and a Bachelors of Art in Sociology from University of California - Riverside in 2010. During his time in physical therapy school, he found a passion for orthopedics and the importance of a holistic approach to achieve the best outcomes for his patients. Throughout his clinical experience, he has learned how important movement is for quality of life, and he will help patient’s achieve that with an individualized plan of care.
Brian Shaw Staff Physical Therapist/Doctor of Physical Therapy
Brian Shaw, P.T., D.P.T., joined Reischl Physical Therapy as a therapist in 2019. Growing up, he learned the physical and mental benefits of staying active as an avid basketball player and outdoor adventurer. His interest in exercise science led him to pursue both his B.S. in Human Biology in 2015 and eventually his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in 2019 from the University of Southern California (USC). During his time as an undergraduate at USC, Brian had the opportunity to work as a student athletic trainer with the USC Men’s Basketball and Volleyball teams, developing his passion for rehabilitating individuals back to an elite level of physical performance. In graduate school, Brian expanded the populations he served, participating in clinical affiliations ranging from inpatient acute rehabilitation to outpatient neurological settings, as well as provided PT services internationally to under served communities in Ensenada, Mexico and Alajuela, Costa Rica. No matter your current level of activity, Brian is committed to helping you return to a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle!
Ashley Wallace Staff Physical Therapist/Doctor of Physical Therapy
Ashley Wallace, P.T., D.P.T., joined Reischl Physical Therapy in 2019. She was born and raised in Long Beach, CA, and attended the Orange County High School of the Arts. She then went on to earn her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree in Dance from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2005. She enjoyed a career as a professional dancer, choreographing and performing for various film, television, and music video projects. She also toured the US, South America, and Europe as a company member with Mikhail Baryshnikov’s Hell’s Kitchen Dance. She became a certified STOTT Pilates® Instructor and was inspired to go back to school to become a physical therapist after helping her grandmother recover from a stroke. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2019. During her time at USC she was fortunate to work with patients with neurological and balance issues, orthopedic issues, and pelvic floor dysfunction. She is happy that she gets to continue to pursue her passion for working with patients with a variety of issues here at Reischl Physical Therapy.
Alma Office Manager
Alma has been with Reischl Physical Therapy since August, 2008. She started at the front desk and has quickly worked her way into our billing department. She earned her Medical Clerical Certificate in 2002.
Languages: English and Spanish
Cristal Billing Office
Cristal started with Reischl Physical Therapy in May of 2017. She recently earned her certificate in Medical Billing and Coding. She is currently working at the front desk and looking to work her way up into the billing office.
Citlalli Front Office
Citlalli is a member of the front office at Reischl Physical Therapy. She is currently in Nursing school. She is also a registered EMT and aspires to become a Nurse Practitioner one day.
Languages: English and Spanish
Ryan Physical Therapy Aide
Ryan received his Bachelor of Health Science in Health and Wellness from Arizona State University 2017. He has experience in both coaching and managment. Ryan is passionate about promoting healthy behaviors and helping others improve their quality of life
Jamie Physical Therapy Aide
Jamie received her B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy in May 2018 from California State University, San Diego. She plans on applying to PT school next year.
Kristel Physical Therapy Aide
Kristel holds an Associates degree in Kinesiology and is applying to the nursing program at LBCC. She loves being outdoors and loves to run.