Pill Hill / Temescal Staff

Abraldo Perez, DPT, CMT

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy - University of California San Francisco/San Francisco State University, 2013
  • Certified Massage Therapist - Twin Lakes College of the Healing Arts, Santa Cruz CA, 1999

Abe is a graduate of the UCSF/SFSU physical therapy doctoral program. He is passionate about working with a diverse client population and truly enjoys being part of an individual's rehabilitation. When not working with clients, Abe loves exploring movement activities such as yoga, capoeira, acroyoga, slackline, surfing, snowboarding and backpacking.

Alex Fiedler, DPT

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy - Western University of Health Sciences, 2013
  • B.S. Physiology, Minor in Exercise and Sports Science - UC Santa Barbara, 2008

Alex received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2013 from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. A Southern California native, she enjoys being outdoors, whether it is swimming in the ocean, hiking and camping in the mountains, or going to Disneyland! Her love of anatomy has inspired her interest in orthopedic physical therapy and would like to obtain her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certification in the near future.

Erica DeGuzman, PTA

  • A.S. Physical Therapist Assistant - Ohlone College, 2017
  • B.S. Kinesiology  - Exercise, Nutrition, and Wellness CSU East Bay, 2013

Erica is a Bay Area native and genuinely enjoys meeting and working with a diverse population. She is a graduate of the Ohlone PTA Program in Newark, CA and has experience in both inpatient and outpatient physical therapy settings. She is passionate about using her skills and knowledge to help people. Erica forms a team with physical therapists and her clients to improve their quality of life. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, going to the gym, exploring the outdoors, dancing hula, and spending time with friends and family. 

Christina "Tina" Nand, PTA

  • A.S. Physical Therapist Assistant - Carrington College, 2015

Tina’s passion to work in the physical therapy profession comes with her love for sports. The ability to provide rehab to an athlete to get back to their best form, or to assist a patient to gain mobility again excites her and gives her a sense of pride. After volunteering at various nursing facilities, hospitals and physical therapy clinics, she decided to pursue her Associate’s Degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant at Carrington College in Pleasant Hill. Time spent with family is her favourite leisure activity. Tina enjoys going to baseball and football games as well as kayaking. Tina’s ultimate goal in life is to try and be great at what she does, be it a professional or personal goal. 

Olivia McKenzie, PTA

  • A.S. Physical Therapist Assistant - University of Indianapolis, 2017

Olivia graduated from University of Indianapolis Physical Therapy Assistant Program in 2017. She moved to California in the fall of 2018 from Indiana. She enjoys playing and watching sports and living an active lifestyle. She is ambitious and innovative in her approach to life. Olivia is expanding her food choices and is intrigued in the extensive options and plethora of great home cooks here in California.