Staff

Mary E. Rozina, PT, DPT

EDUCATION

  • Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy, Western University of Health Sciences
  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Western University of Health Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Physical Education, Marywood University
  • Executive Program in Private Practice Management, Evidence in Motion Institute

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • APTA member since 1998
  • Member of American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapist
  • Member of National Strength and Conditioning Association

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Rotator Cuff Rehabilitation
  • Manual Therapy and Sports Medicine
  • Rehabilitation of Rotator Cuff Repair
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement
  • Orthotic Evaluation/Fabrication
  • Complex Spinal Issues
  • Golf Performance Enhancement Program

Prior to receiving her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy, Mary was a Health and Physical Education Teacher at both the elementary and high school level in Pennsylvania. Upon graduation from Western University she began her career at San Antonio Community Hospital where she developed the respect and admiration of many physicians and patients in the community. In 2005 Mary moved on to become the clinic director of a local outpatient physical therapy center. In 2008 she fulfilled her dream and opened the doors of Rozina and Smith Physical Therapy.

Mary has extensive experience with Rotator Cuff Rehabilitation, ACL Reconstruction and Total Joint Replacement Rehabilitation. She has worked closely with professional athletes from the LPGA and Champions Tour, providing injury rehab and performance enhancement training. She has completed numerous continuing education courses focused on improving her knowledge, clinical skill and therapeutic outcomes through evidence based treatment, including year long education courses in both manual therapy techniques and complex hand rehabilitation.

In 2016, Mary completed an Executive Program in Private Practice Management through the Evidence in Motion Institute. Mary continues to advocate for a healthy lifestyle for her community by performed many community lectures focused on educating both physicians and our community on the topic of orthopedic injuries and wellness.

When not at work, Mary enjoys golf, hiking, gardening, and cheering for Penn State football. She is blessed with a great family, friends and the fortune to work in a profession she truly loves.

Jason Smith, DPT, OCS

EDUCATION

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology with Sports Medicine and Minor in Physiology, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Certified Specialist

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Calif. Physical Therapy Association
  • Orthopedic and Sports Section Member
  • Amer. Academy of Orthopedic Manual PT

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Sports Medicine and Manual Therapy
  • Performance Enhancement
  • ACL Injury Prevention
  • Orthotic Evaluation and Casting
  • Knee and Shoulder Rehabilitation
  • Joint Replacement

Jason has worked in a variety of private, orthopedic outpatient clinics where he specialized in athletic injury prevention and rehabilitation. During his time in undergraduate studies, he worked closely with teams from both Cal Poly Pomona and Mt. San Antonio College and has been involved in numerous research studies examining biomechanics of the lower extremity and muscle typing. Jason enjoys treating a wide variety of diagnoses ranging from spinal disorders to the common ankle sprain.

Jason has extensive experience in Sports Medicine rehabilitation and has worked in the past as a team assistant with the Los Angeles Kings. He currently provides physical therapy for all levels of competition including high school, collegiate, and professional athletes as well as many club local teams. His treatment philosophy includes manual therapy and exercise based components to restore both joint mobility and strength to individuals in order to reach greater clinical and functional outcomes. Jason has extensive experience with Performance Enhancement Programs as well as community outreach programs for local city leagues and high school athletics.

Jason was recognized as the Sports Medicine Graduate of the Year at Cal Poly Pomona. He is married with 2 children and continues to coach and participates in a variety of sports which includes baseball, soccer, golf, and ice hockey over the past 30 years.

Jonathan Lu, PT, DPT

EDUCATION

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Integrative Biology, Minor in Nutritional Science, University of California, Berkeley
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Level I Certification

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • California Physical Therapy Association

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Balance Training
  • Post-Surgical Orthopedic Care
  • Elbow and Hand Rehabilitation
  • Manual Therapy

OTHER LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • Mandarin

Jon’s interest in physical therapy grew after performing extensive volunteer work at a local rehab hospital while completing his undergraduate studies at UC Berkeley. He then attended the University of Southern California, obtaining his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012.

While Jon enjoys treating patients of all ages and diagnoses, he has a special interest in balance training and fall risk. His treatment philosophy includes a combination of manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, and neuromuscular re-education in order to improve his patients’ mobility and functional capacity. Jon has attended a wide variety of continuing education courses, including fall prevention and geriatric rehabilitation, to further expand his knowledge base. He is also certified in the SFMA method of diagnosing movement pattern dysfunction, allowing him to more systematically identify and treat musculoskeletal impairments. Jon hopes to obtain an orthopedic clinical specialty in the near future.

In Jon’s free time, he likes to play his guitar and piano and cheer on his Cal Bears and the Oakland Raiders in hope that they will eventually win something substantial.

Lani Martinez, DPT, CSCS

EDUCATION

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology, California State University, Fullerton
  • LVST BIG Certified for Parkinson’s Disease Rehabilitation

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • LSVT BIG Certified for Parkinson’s Disease Rehabilitation

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Shoulder Injury Prevention
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Wound Care

Lani received the finest education combined with experience gained from multiple outpatient orthopedic clinics. Lani’s passion for working with athletes began with taking an athletic training course in high school and working in a sports medicine clinic in Manhattan Beach. She then began working alongside the Women’s Tennis team at Cal State Fullerton after finishing her career playing for the NCAA Division I team. At Cal State Fullerton, she began to appreciate the importance of balancing flexibility and strengthening the shoulder complex in order to prevent injuries that sidelined many of her teammates. In addition, Lani also helped develop a return to sport protocol following shoulder injury and surgery for the Little League to elite baseball player.

Lani continues to pursue her interest in sports rehabilitation by helping on the sidelines of our local club sports and college teams. During her spare time, Lani loves to travel and be outdoors: hiking, rock climbing, playing tennis and basketball. Indoors, she also enjoys crocheting the day away.

Allen Mour, PT, DPT

EDUCATION

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Biopsychology, University of California Santa Barbara
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Level I Certification

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Member of the Neurology Section

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Manual Therapy and Sports Medicine
  • Basketball, Return to Sport, Injury Prevention
  • Men’s Health, Pelvic Floor

OTHER LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • Spanish

Allen joined Rozina & Smith Physical Therapy in October 2014 upon receiving his Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy from USC. His interest in physical therapy stems from a long history of playing competitive basketball from early childhood to now. Through many personal injuries he was able to appreciate the rehabilitation process which has allowed him to continue pursuing his athletic passion.

In 2014, Allen began the International Service Learning Program at USC where he continues to lead students annually to provide physical therapy services to rural communities in Central America.

Allen has clinical experience in a variety of settings including neurologic, orthopedic, and pelvic floor rehabilitation. His treatment philosophy includes manual therapy, neuromuscular re-education, and therapeutic exercise to challenge the body and empower patients to take control of their own rehabilitation.

Steven Yang, PT, DPT

EDUCATION

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Minor in Physiology, California Polytechnic University Pomona
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) Level I Certification

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • California Physical Therapy Association

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Concussion/Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Sports Performance Rehabilitation
  • Post Surgical Care
  • Manual Therapy

Steven’s introduction to Physical Therapy began while working at Rozina & Smith Physical Therapy as a physical therapy aide. Following graduation from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Health Sciences, Steven attended University of St. Augustine where he obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree in 2015. Steven has a special interest in vestibular rehabilitation along with concussion management and NFL/UFC athletes. His treatment philosophy revolves around individualized care with an emphasis on regaining functional movement patterns. Steven has a passion for weekend warrior type athletes as he often will find himself alongside them, either surfing or riding trails on his mountain bike.

Kevin Tiu, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an Emphasis on Fitness, California State University, Long Beach (2015)
  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • NASM Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Corrective exercise, performance enhancement, strength and conditioning
  • Weight management
  • Sports specialization training

Kevin joined Rozina and Smith Physical Therapy in 2012 as a physical therapy aide and has since transitioned to being the clinic’s certified personal trainer. He has been certified as a personal trainer since 2010 and has continued to grow his training philosophies through his experiences working with clients, completing continuing education courses, and learning from other professionals in the health field.

Kevin’s experience includes with working with varying levels of athletes from Club/High School to Collegiate and Professional athletes. Kevin utilizes his education and background in the development and implementation of client and sport specific training.

Marisa Munoz
Practice Administrator

Marisa joined the team at Rozina and Smith Physical Therapy as Practice Administrator in June, 2012. Since that time she has been instrumental in promoting unparalleled customer service, operational efficiency, integrity and the spirit of teamwork throughout our practice. Marisa has been in the medical field for over 20 years with a vast medical billing/collections and administrative skillset.

Melinda Gordon
Director of Business Development

Melinda joined Rozina & Smith in 2012 after being referred to physical therapy for an injury. The care she received at Rozina and Smith Physical Therapy motivated her to want to join this dynamic and growing team. Melinda enjoys her role as the Director of Business Development where she is helping to expand the practice by developing lasting relationships with physicians and office staff within the Inland Empire. Melinda has over 20 years Sales and Marketing experience. Prior to her current role, Melinda was employed by Merck & Co. where she promoted pharmaceuticals to Southern California Physicians.

Norma Soto
Accounts Receivable

Norma joined Rozina & Smith in 2014 as our Collections Specialist. Norma has over 10 years of experience in the field of medical and billing collections. Norma is an integral part of managing patient accounts, receivables and collections.

Julaine Taylor
Front Office Receptionist

Julaine joined Rozina & Smith in 2009 and is responsible for our daily front office operations. Julaine came to Rozina & Smith with over 20 years of experience working in a healthcare office setting.

Casandra Ruelas
Front Office Receptionist

Casandra joined Rozina & Smith in 2012 in the capacity of Front Office Customer Service Representative. Cassie is instrumental in ensuring prompt and efficient management of front desk operations.