In 1993, Jim received his Bachelor of Science in Animal Physiology and Neurosciences, with a minor in Psychology, from the University of California, San Diego. He earned his Master of Physical Therapy, Summa Cum Laude in 2003 from Loma Linda University. Jim then continued his education and received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Science in Pomona. In addition, he also has an Associate of Science degree from the Physical Therapy Assistant program at Mesa College in San Diego.
Jim is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, and specializes in Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. He is currently adjunct/clinical faculty in the Doctoral Physical Therapy Program at Western University of Health Science in Pomona.
Christine Eddow earned her Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Southern California in 1990 and went on to complete her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree through Loma Linda University in 2003. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, Cum Laude, from Cal Poly Pomona in 1986. She completed her PhD in Education with an emphasis in higher education leadership through Northcentral University in May 2017 and presented her doctoral dissertation research at the California Physical Therapy Association conference in San Diego, California in September 2017. She has been practicing in the Riverside, California area since 1990.
Christine is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) and is also board certified in Orthopedics (OCS) and Women’s Health (WCS). She has served as Clinical Faculty at Loma Linda University since 1994 and is the Director of Post Professional Education and Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California.
Christine is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists and the Orthopedic, Hand Rehabilitation, Education, Research and Women’s Health sections of the American Physical Therapy Association. She also teaches both Women’s Health and Hand Therapy continuing education courses at the post-professional level. She specializes in Hand Therapy, Orthopedics and Women’s Health.
Courtney graduated from Whittier College with a B.A. in Kinesiology and Nutrition Science while having competed in Division III Swimming. She went on to receive her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA in 2019. In 2021, she received her certification in lymphedema therapy via the Academy of Lymphatic Studies. Outside of practicing physical therapy she enjoys spending time with her family, fiancé, and dogs. She also enjoys swimming and participating in other various forms of exercise. Courtney looks forward to working with all of her patients and is grateful for the opportunity to help you achieve your functional goals.
Darrell graduated from the University of Alberta Occupational Therapy Program in May 2001. He then completed the Southern California Hand Therapy Program offered by Kaiser Permanente in October 2003. Darrell passed the Hand Therapy Board Exam on his first attempt, and became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2006. Darrell’s specialties include static/dynamic splinting, and treating a wide variety of orthopedic upper extremity conditions, including post-surgical and non-surgical hand conditions.
Hannah Kitch graduated with her Bachelors in Health Sciences from University of Minnesota Rochester in 2014 and then completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities in 2018. She started in outpatient orthopedics in Visalia, CA and then her spouse starting grad school brought her to Corona, CA. She strives to promote health and wellness using evidence based practice to help each patient achieve their unique functional goals. She has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2015. Hannah has also been trained in proper posture and positioning techniques and is pilates mat certified. She has had frequent exposure to treating back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, hip pain and ankle pain. During her doctorate she studied freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson's disease and had exposure to inpatient neuro rehabilitation and outpatient pediatrics. Her past job experience includes working as a behavioral therapist with children with autism, nursing assistant and as a personal care assistant. She spends her time hiking, swimming and trying new foods.