At BCO, we are committed to providing excellent, tailored care for each patient we see to ensure a successful recovery.
All BCO Therapists are board certified, highly trained, experienced professionals with specializations in various areas of orthopedics and sports medicine. Combined they have over 40 years of experience!
To contact BCO Therapy directly, please call:
Manhattan Beach P: (310) 798-6480 F: (855) 287-6874
Torrance P: (310) 602-3450 F: (855) 294-6625
Manhattan Beach P: (310) 798-6499 F: (855) 294-6664
Torrance P: (310) 602-3450 F: (855) 287-6994
Our Torrance office has a private, indoor pool where we offer Aquatic Therapy. The buoyancy of the water reduces the weight patients put on injured limbs and joints, and the water offers resistance used for strengthening muscles during rehabilitation.
Beach Cities Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Physical Therapy offers today's most advanced treatments and modalities. We customize each treatment plan for the individual and their needs, making a commitment to giving the best care possible.
Jason received his BA in Kinesiology and Psychology at Whittier College followed by his Doctor of Physical Therapy from USC. Jason was a four-year football letterman at the high school and collegiate levels. He played at Corona Centennial where he was a member of the Division 1 State Championship team in 2008. While at USC, Jason was President of the Multicultural Leadership Alliance helping raise money to fund PT mission trips abroad as well as an annual minority scholarship award for incoming Doctor of Physical Therapy students. Jason also has a strong passion for travelling and providing physical therapy services in underrepresented countries such as the Philippines, Costa Rica, and Mexico.
Erin was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas and received her BS in Exercise Science at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO then went on to Physical Therapy School at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles. While at the Mount, she did clinical work in Arizona, working with professional athletes. She currently pursuing her certification as a strength and conditioning specialist and is looking into ASTYM certification. Erin’s hobbies include beach volleyball, swimming, watching sports and playing with her cat.
Isaac graduated from UCLA (Go Bruins!!) with a B.S. in Physiological Science. After earning his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Mount St. Mary’s University, he was accepted into a reputable year-long residency program for advanced training in orthopedics. Isaac is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and EXOS Performance Specialist which qualifies him to design and implement strength training and conditioning programs for elite athletes at the college and professional level using an evidence-based approach through the integration of mindset, nutrition, movement, and recovery. He has taken over 100 hours of continuing education in manual therapy and uses principles of functional range release, joint manipulation, and instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization to address soft tissue restrictions. In his free time, Isaac enjoys playing guitar, staying active with rock climbing, snowboarding, yoga, soccer, badminton, and surfing, and being involved in his church community.
Originally from India, Lijesh graduated with a Masters in Physical Therapy from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India in 2009. He is a lifetime member of Indian Association of Physical Therapists and has work experience as a Medical Personal Fitness Trainer in reputed gyms and as a Clinical Physical Therapist in India prior to moving to the United States in 2012. Lijesh worked as a TIER 1 personal trainer at Equinox Health Club in Hawthorne before starting his physical therapy career in the US as a part time Physical Therapy Assistant with an assisted living, skilled nursing home health agency. He has experience working with people of all different age groups and likes to treat patients as a whole, optimizing their functional life and improving their quality of life. His recent experience was with South Bay Kaiser Permanente as their only PTA working in the out-patient and in-patient departments. After passing the National Physical Therapy exam, Lijesh joined BCO in December 2017. In his free time, Lijesh enjoys playing cricket, soccer, and tennis, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his wife and two-year-old son.
Marco was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended The University of Southern California where he graduated with his BS in Human Biology with an emphasis in applied physiology in 2014 and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2017. During his time at USC, he worked alongside the USC football, volleyball and baseball teams from 2011-2014 as a student athletic trainer and physical therapy aide. Furthermore, he co-founded The Basketball Doctors (@basketballdocs), a social-media platform, with the mission to provide evidence-based rehabilitation to the basketball community by presenting fundamental knowledge relevant to injury prevention, optimizing movement, and performance enhancement as well as training for athletes with the goal of enjoying basketball for life. Marco has a strong interest in sports medicine rehab and injury prevention. When he is not in the clinic, he enjoys working out, playing sports, surfing and rooting for the Trojans, Lakers, Dodgers, and Rams.
Sharon received her BS in Sports Medicine from Pepperdine University followed by a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from USC. She is recognized as an Orthopedic Certified Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
She has over 10 years of experience in the area of sports medicine and orthopedics, including 6 years of experience with aquatic physical therapy. She has continued to advance her clinical skills through continuing education classes including vestibular rehabilitation, management of the spine and shoulder injured athlete, and corrective exercise techniques. Sharon is a South Bay native and enjoys spending her free time staying active by exploring new running and hiking trails, taking Pilates, yoga, and dance classes, and cheering on her local sports teams. She is also involved in supporting fundraising for children's cancer and animal rescues.
Alice received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from USC in 2009. She earned her Board Certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy in 2014 and is also certified as a strength and conditioning specialist. Using her background in multiple sports including basketball, soccer, softball, and martial arts, she has worked with patients of all activity levels to help them return to their lifestyles. Outside of the clinic, Alice volunteers her time as an assistant coach with the Torrance High School girls' varsity basketball team.
The BCO Hand Therapy Department specializes in the evaluation and treatment of various injuries to the elbow, forearm, wrist, hand, and fingers. Our service is tailored to help individuals regain or improve the functional use of their hands for work and home daily activities. We believe that constant physician-therapist communication leads to better patient care and results, thus our surgeons and therapists work close together as a team to assist in the rehabilitation process.
Heather is a Certified Hand Therapist who received both her Bachelor of Science (Magna Cum Laude, 2006) and Master of Arts (2007) in Occupational Therapy from USC. She is proud to be an active member of the Hand Therapy Society of Greater Los Angeles. She loves helping patients return to their normal daily routines, sports, hobbies, and work.
Heather received her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Stanbridge University (Summa Cum Laude). She enjoys helping patients restore function in order to participate in their meaningful activities. Also a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists, she is currently working on eligibility requirements in order to become a Certified Hand Therapist. Outside of the clinic, Heather enjoys hiking, playing golf and basketball, travelling, and spending time with her fiance and French bulldog.
Nancy has always been extremely active and addicted to movement. Whether it was playing sports, or simply enjoying outdoor activities, fitness has always been a driving force in her life. Her attraction to movement eventually led to a career in the circus arts. Having practiced Pilates for the last 15 years, Nancy decided to get her certification after an accident resulting in pelvic fracture. She chose Polestar Pilates due to their science and evidence-based curriculum and has been teaching exercises to patients to restore, achieve, and excel in physical fitness ever since.