Paul H. Hasenyager, P.T.
Paul is a native of Orange, CA and alumni of Orange Lutheran High School where he quarterbacked the football team and lettered in baseball. He graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1986. Since then he has continued his education with numerous courses including The Back School of Atlanta, and various specialty studies in knee and shoulder rehabilitation. He founded and directed Champion Physical Therapy and Sportsmedicine, Inc. before selling his practice to a large national rehabilitation company. After spending the next ten years working with other clinics he decided to return to private practice to incorporate the best ideas of his years of experience into one clinic. In addition to working in Physical Therapy Paul spends his out of the office time training as a competitive road cyclist, working occasionally in the entertainment industry as an actor and and coaching youth baseball and soccer while residing in Orange, CA.
Larry Furry, P.T.A.
Larry studied Exercise Physiology at California State University, Northridge. He then continued his education by becoming licensed through the Physical Therapy Assistant Program at Pierce College. Since completing his education Larry has worked at the Southern California Center for Sportsmedicine in Long Beach, CA, one of the top orthopedic groups in Southern California. He continued his career with Southern California Orthopedic Institute and the Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Van Nuys, CA. He then continued at the Concentra Medical Center in Anaheim where he was promoted to Physical Therapy Department Director. From there Larry partnered with Paul Hasenyager, PT to found ActivBody Physical Therapy in 2002. In addition to his Physical Therapy career, Larry also does personal fitness training as well as coaches and plays ice hockey.
Beth Strader, DPT
Beth is a Southern California Native who recently relocated from Indiana where she spent the past 4 years working for Marion General Hospital Outpatient Physical Therapy. While working as a Physical Therapist in Indiana, she was also the Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach for Indiana Wesleyan University where she helped implement an ACL prevention program for the Women’s soccer team. Beth completed her B.S. in Kinesiology from California State University Northridge (CSUN) where she played Division 1 soccer for the Matadors. Suffering a career ending knee injury her senior year, Beth became passionate about pursuing a career in physical therapy to help others along their rehab journey. She then went on to graduate with her Master’s in Physical Therapy from CSUN in 2014 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2015 from Temple University. Beth is an APTA Certified Clinical Instructor, Functional Movement Technique Certified Practitioner with Rocktape, and has pursued advanced skills in iASTM, joint and spine mobilizations, and McKenzie Techniques. She is currently a resident for Kaiser Permanente Physical Therapy Orthopedic program to become an APTA board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Beth’s loves to treat a wide range of patients from pre and post-operative, athletes, weekend warriors, geriatrics, and everything in between. She has a passion for sports and wrote her Physical Therapy school thesis on, “Prevention of ACL Tears among Female Athletes 12-22 years old.” Beth and her husband Tim along with their daughter are excited to be back in warm California weather.
Katherine Swailes, PTA
Katie completed her Bachelor of Science in kinesiology at California State University Fullerton in 2006. She went on to complete her Certificate from Cerritos College Physical Therapist Assistant Program, and received her Physical Therapist Assistant License in 2008. Katie has worked as a PTA in the outpatient setting now for 8 years, and has experience with a number of orthopedic and soft tissue injuries both pre and post surgical. She specializes in manual therapy for cervical and lumber pain, get feels that a consistent stretching and strengthening exercise program is essential to decrease symptoms, improve function and reach your rehab goals. Katie’s goal is to eliminate pain, get patients back to their prior level of function and prevent further injury. She believes that the key to a successful rehabilitation program is communication, consistency, patience and safety. Katie is a wife and mother of two small children, and enjoys her days off being outdoors with her family. Katie has been a Huntington Beach Resident for 18 years and is proud to call Surf City her home.
Jonathan Paturzo, PTA
Jonathan went to St. Andrews University in North Carolina where he completed his BS in Exercise Science while playing four years of college basketball. He continued his education by completing his massage therapy certification in Florida. He worked for 14 years as a massage therapist before deciding to return to school and study physical therapy. Jonathan was introduced to the benefits of physical therapy while recovering from thumb surgery due to a basketball injury.
He completed one of his internships with ActivBody Physical Therapy and where he demonstrated his knowledge of manual therapy and his caring attitude with his patients. He joined the ActivBody Physical Therapy staff after completing his PTA studies at Stanbridge Universtity.