Gabriel Perpetua completed his undergraduate degree at San Diego State University in 2004, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with Magna Cum Laude honors. He went on to Loma Linda University where he received his Physical Therapy education and was conferred the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with highest graduate level honors in 2008. He holds professional membership with the orthopedic specialty section of the American Physical Therapy Association and the California Physical Therapy Association.
Dr. Perpetua is a practitioner of orthopedic and manual physical therapy. He believes in individualizing each treatment by utilizing the latest evidenced based research to effectively and efficiently treat all his patients. Dr. Perpetua received training in the grade V mobilization/manipulation techniques, differential diagnosis, the osteopathic model, Maitland and Mulligan approach, and mechanical diagnosis and treatment of the spine and extremities. Dr. Perpetua is adept in treating all musculoskeletal conditions and identifying and managing movement dysfunctions of the high level professional athlete to the newly injured or post-surgical procedure. Through the APTA, he is a credentialed Clinical Instructor. He is actively pursuing his board certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Dr. Perpetua is a native San Diegan who is a dedicated Chargers and Padres fan. He is a husband and father who enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He is treating at All Star Physical Therapy as the Clinical Director in Escondido, CA.
Melody Brody PT, DPT, is a physical therapist who graduated from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences with her doctorate of physical therapy and received her bachelor's degree from UCLA. Melody has over five years of exercise instruction experience and has a broad exercise background, including running, gymnastics, and yoga. These experiences have influenced Melody's perspective as a physical therapist to emphasize alignment, posture, coordination, and balance during flexibility and strengthening exercises. She has received training in utilizing the Pilates Reformer, Pilates Cadillac Reformer, and aquatic physical therapy as physical therapy interventions. With this background, Melody tailors home exercise programs for her patients to optimize their movements patterns while promoting healing.
Mark earned concurrent bachelors and master’s degree in physical therapy from the Far Eastern University – Nicanor Medical Reyes Foundation in 2016. He started his career in the outpatient setting and enjoys working with all patients to help improve their quality of life and get them back to doing what they enjoy most. Mark has had extensive training experience with the Orthopedic and Sports demographic, but also enjoys working with both younger and older populations of varying dysfunctions. Mark is guided by integrity, life-long learning, and a commitment to his patient’s health. While practicing at our clinic, he continues to thrive to further his education and skills through advanced coursework to ensure that he can give the best possible treatments available to his patient.
When he is not working or studying, Mark enjoys traveling, staying active and spending time with family and friends.