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Meet Our Marina del Rey Physical Therapists

Physical Therapy Team at Blake Physical Therapy

Jeff Blake

Jeffrey Blake - CEO

Jeff graduated from California State University Northridge with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology. He followed up with a degree in Physical Therapy with an emphasis in orthopaedics and sports rehabilitation, also from CSUN. In 1993, Jeff started his first private practice within the Manhattan Beach Athletic Club for Women. As Jeff’s patient population grew, he relocated his business and opened Blake Physical Therapy in Santa Monica in 1996. At that location, he assisted Fitness America by performing biofeedback testing on athletes using the Reebok Rehabilitation Bike, which is used in clinics across the country as well as professional athletic teams. In 2003, he opened a second Blake Physical Therapy clinic in Marina del Rey. Jeff continues to hire staff with exceptional qualities and experience that value and enhance the treatment philosophy he has created within his practice. Jeff’s patients include professional athletes, as well as professional dancers. Outside of the office, Jeff enjoys fly fishing, cycling, skeet shooting and spending time with his family.

Denise

Denise Beckers - COO

Denise graduated from Missouri State University in her hometown of Springfield, Missouri. Upon graduation she headed west to San Diego to further pursue her therapy career at Point Loma Hospital. She then relocated to one of her favorite cities closer to home Kansas City, and became a Workers Compensation Specialist at ARC Physical Therapy. This sparked her career to perform Pre-Employment testing for companies across the US; to which brought her back to California. Denise takes a special interest in helping the community to ensure healthy work environments and employees. She now oversees the Work Health Program, along with all company operations at Blake Physical Therapy. Denise loves playing volleyball and traveling, as well as enjoying family time and everything Southern California has to offer.

John

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John graduated from Florida International University in Miami, Florida in with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Physical Therapy. While in Miami, he practiced at Jackson Memorial Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center. He received special training in a number of areas including spinal cord injuries, hand therapy, amputees and stroke rehabilitation. In 1982, John moved to Pasadena, California taking the position of senior physical therapist of the Medical Surgical unit at Huntington Memorial Hospital. He later accepted a position as out-patient supervisor at Saint John’s Hospital of Santa Monica. Prior to joining Blake Physical Therapy in 2002, John spent 10 years as a clinician and director of an orthopedic and sports medicine private practice in Beverly Hills. Outside of the office, John enjoys snow skiing, martial arts and weight training.

Jessica

Jessica Sison

Jessica graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Neuroscience. She participated in neurology research at UCLA, specifically projects involving Parkinson's and Huntington's Diseases, for three years before moving to Florida and earning a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from University of Miami in 2006. Jessica first focused on neurorehabilitation, primarily traumatic brain injury and stroke, and was previously a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) before working with the geriatric population in several skilled nursing facilities. She has spent the past few years in orthopaedics and joined Blake Physical Therapy in 2015. Jessica is an avid runner and has completed 12 half-marathons and 8 full marathons across the United States in addition to playing dodgeball in multiple leagues throughout Los Angeles.

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Maggie Everly Ramirez

Maggie attended Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology, graduating 3rd in the degree program, Magna Cum Laude, with minors in Spanish, Chemistry, and Religious Studies. Maggie was a dancer from a young age through college and was a member of Missouri Sate Diamond Girls dance team. Throughout her career in dance, she sustained multiple injuries and received excellent care from Physical Therapists, giving her the desire to pursue a career in Physical Therapy. However, upon graduating university, she moved to Guatemala wanting to travel and give back to the global community, so she worked in a rural health clinic and taught English classes for 2 years. She returned to the United States and went to Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. She is a certified Yoga instructor and in her spare time enjoys traveling, surfing, and enjoying life as a newlywed.

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Brynn Condy

Brynn was born and raised in New York where she graduated from Syracuse University (Go Orange!), and then went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from New York Medical College. Brynn enjoys working with outpatient orthopedic population and especially with sports-related injuries. Growing up, she sustained an injury while playing soccer which required physical therapy. After receiving outstanding care, she decided to pursue a career in physical therapy herself. Brynn loves any and all outdoor activities. In her spare time, she can be found in the mountains skiing or training for her next marathon.

Jaclynn

Jaclynn Eck

Jaclynn graduated from Whittier College and later attended Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA where she received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Jaclynn is also is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). She's had experience working in a variety of clinical settings including orthopedics, vestibular/balance rehabilitation, and acute care. Jaclynn grew up playing basketball, running track and cross country. She currently enjoys staying active by weight lifting and partaking in various outdoor activities.

Regina

Regina Mohan

Regina graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and then went on to graduate school at the University of California, San Francisco to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Regina has had experience working with patients in a wide variety of settings, from Veterans in a Skilled Nursing Facility to Pediatrics in a trauma hospital. She especially enjoys working with patients in the orthopedic and sports medicine setting. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, doing yoga, and painting!

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Michalea Ryan

Michalea (Mickie) graduated from Saint Louis University in 2015 with a Bachelors in Exercise Science. She then stayed at SLU to attend physical therapy school and received her degree of Doctor of Physical Therapy. Her inspiration to become a PT came from experiencing an ACL tear in high school, and after learning from her therapist and recognizing her love for anatomy she decided to pursue physical therapy. Mickie has experiences from inpatient rehab setting to treating in rural health on the Navajo reservation. She especially enjoys treating in the outpatient setting, allowing her to see a wide array of individuals and diagnoses. Being a native Iowan, you will find Mickie enjoying the beautiful California weather and outdoor activities. In her free time she especially enjoys being at the beach, hiking, exploring national parks and sketching.

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Teresa Wenke

Pilates Instructor


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Danny Mendez

Lead PT Tech

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Nick McCory

Stretch Therapist

4 Benefits of Choosing Blake Physical Therapy

  • Continuous Updates

    All patients receive monthly progress notes from their appointed doctors.

  • We'll Keep You Informed

    We offer thorough patient education regarding their diagnosis and treatment plans.

  • In-Home Therapy

    Personalized home exercise programs are an extension of our service offerings.

  • Fit for the Job

    Our qualified and experienced staff is capable of treating all your physical therapy needs.