Health and fitness is the foundation of why I enjoy being a physical therapist. One of the main causes of injury or pain is having poor health and fitness
awareness. By helping others rehabilitate through their injury, I have the opportunity to change or redirect their lives towards a more healthy way of

I am the owner and head physical therapist of Lopez & Associates Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation. Whether or not your treatments are with me, you are in good hands with my Staff and Physical Therapists who are dedicated and compliment my approach to Physical Therapy.

Born in the Philippines, educated in the US, I enjoy running and working out 4 times a week, traveling when I can, and spending time with my wife and 2 daughters.


Daisuke completed his Bachelor’s Degree at San Diego State University, then, received his Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy from California State University, Long Beach. He has spent his last few years gaining experience in strength & conditioning and advanced orthopedic/sports rehabilitation through his mentorship. He is currently certified in myofascial decompression, IASTM, functional range conditioning, and blood flow restriction training. Daisuke enjoys road cycling, hiking/camping, running, weightlifting, and practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


Sunny Lee graduated from New York University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Communicative Science and Disorders. She then went on to complete her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree at Washington University School of Medicine. Her passion for physical therapy stemmed from her love for movement. Sunny is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist; she is dedicated to providing quality care to all of her patients.


Mikey Tandoc is a physical therapy aide at Lopez and Associates Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is currently applying to Physical Therapy school in hopes of starting his journey to become a PT in the near future. In his free time, Mikey enjoys playing basketball in addition to lifting weights but also enjoys dancing/teaching hip-hop choreography as he did in college. He is passionate about most sports, particularly basketball and baseball. He is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Lakers, Dodgers, and Rams. Mikey swears by an active lifestyle and self-discipline as major contributors to a better and healthier well-being.


Danielle is currently a physical therapy aide.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from St. Paul University Iloilo.

She is aspiring to become a physical therapist who is currently preparing to take the national physical therapy licensure exam. Everyone deserves a second chance and to her, physical therapy is just that. Recovering from an injury and coming back from it better and stronger. She loves doing what she can to the best of her knowledge helping out all patients. She is fond of the acute setting environment and neurological cases. Danielle enjoys taking hot yoga classes, boxing, traveling, and trying out delicious foodie spots.


Will is currently studying at Cal State Northridge as a Kinesiology major with an option in Exercise Science. He plans on pursuing a career as a Physical therapist and hopes to one day work with professional athletes. His drive to become a physical therapist stems from his love of sports and wants to prevent athlete’s careers being derailed from injury. He loves working out and playing different sports but his main sport is basketball. He is a huge supporter of the Lakers, Dodgers, and Manchester United F.C

Darryl obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Mount Saint Mary’s University, after completing his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a co-author of published research in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies and has a passion for helping patients reach their goals through various individualized techniques. He is an avid tennis player and also enjoys watching the NBA, NFL, and college sports. As a South Bay, Los Angeles native Darryl cheers on the Lakers, Rams, and UCLA.

Vincent completed his Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Concorde College in 2018. Since then, Vincent has worked in a variety of PT settings which include acute, post-acute, home health, and outpatient orthopedics obtaining experience treating musculoskeletal injuries, joint-replacements, as well as cardiopulmonary and neuromuscular disorders. His passion is helping individuals meet their physical therapy goals through a friendly, personable approach. His other passion is music, having worked as a professional radio DJ and music producer prior to returning to school for physical therapy. Vincent also enjoys weight training and cooking.

Resty Navarro Lopez is a physical therapy aide and completed his Bachelors Degree in Pre-Physical Therapy at Cal State Dominguez Hills. His passion for basketball and staying fit ultimately led him to a career path that allows for both training and treatment. One day he would love to become a Physical Therapist or a Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Days where it’s not so hectic, you can find Resty at the gym or out at a café.

Dayton received his Bachelor’s of Science at San Diego State University. He is currently a physical therapy aide and is in the process of pursuing his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Dayton has experience in outpatient clinics, inpatient hospitals and acute nursing homes. Dayton plans on working in an outpatient clinic once he becomes a physical therapist. He loves all things sports related, and his hobbies include spikeball, music, and video games.


Audrey Lynn is a physical therapy aide who graduated with a Microbiology degree from the University of Washington, Seattle in 2018. She enjoys working with people and is pursuing a career as a Physical Therapist, specifically in pediatrics. In her free time, she volunteers with children, likes to play tennis and travel to new places.