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We believe we can do more together than we can alone. Our goal is to improve the lives of those we touch by applying current and effective treatment paradigms in a healthy, healing atmosphere, encouraging progress. We look forward to serving you!

Our Team

Vince KambeClinic Director - PT, DPT, OCS

vince@avidphysicaltherapy.com

Vincent J. Kambe, a native of Southern California, received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in 2004. He then went on to complete his doctorate in Physical Therapy from Azusa Pacific University in 2007.

While at Azusa Pacific his education provided him the ability to refine his physical therapy techniques. His training included clinical rotations in an orthopedic setting, acute care at a trauma one hospital, and pediatric care.

Since graduation, Vincent’s concentration has been focused in orthopedics. His passion for health and wellness and a deep desire to help people has inspired him to further his education. Vincent completed an orthopedic residency with the Evidence in Motion group. Recently he became a board certified orthopedic specialist, a designation that only two percent of his profession has been able to achieve. Vincent is a twice published author in "The Journal of Applied Research" on the subject of diet and exercise. Community involvement is also a priority, as he gives numerous public lectures and has been involved with fundraisers for the arthritis foundation and breast cancer awareness. An Avid outdoorsman he enjoys playing golf, hiking and basketball. Vincent resides with his wife Heather, four year old son Daniel and two year old daughter Isabella in La Quinta, California.

Education
Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA 2005-2007
Doctor of Physical Therapy

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, CA 2001-2004
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

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Gloria JaureguiOffice Manager

indiooffice@avidphysicaltherapy.com

Gloria Jauregui has worked as the Front Office Manager for Avid Physical Therapy since July 2009. She brings bilingual abilities, outstanding customer service skills and great administration experience to her job.

Gloria was born and raised in the beautiful Coachella Valley. She attended College of the Desert. In Gloria’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, Noah. She is an Anaheim Angels fan, and likes to dance and cook for her friends and family.

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Diana HuffmanPT, DPT

diana.huffman@avidphysicaltherapy.com

Diana is a certified vestibular specialist through Emory University and a concussion specialist working with the high schools of Coachella Valley and College of the Desert for IMPACT testing. She is the director of Avid Physical Therapy's vestibular program and is currently completing the Team Movement for Life director track. She enjoys mentoring and training physical therapy students interested in a vestibular specialty.

She attended Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York to obtain her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. While at Clarkson University, she received numerous awards and scholarships for her leadership skills and academic achievements and participation. She was a leading member of her school’s American Physical Therapy Association Student Representatives, where she helped organize and run a regional student conclave.

Her undergraduate education began in Flagstaff, Arizona focusing on Exercise Science at Northern Arizona University. Diana made her way back to California to continue her education at California State University of Northridge, where she earned her Bachelors of Science in kinesiology with an emphasis in dance. When not practicing physical therapy, Diana enjoys baking, gardening, tennis, cycling, hiking and camping.

Education
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
Doctorate in Physical Therapy, 2013

California State University of Northridge
Bachelor of Kinesiology and Dance, 2007

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Dulyawat ImrapornPT, DPT

dimraporn@avidphysicaltherapy.com

Dulyawat was born and raised in Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. He lived there for most of his life until he moved to Redlands, California to learn English language and to pursue higher education in 2002. He lived with his host family for many years during his senior year of high school and college.

Because of his interests in sports and helping others, he decided to pursue his career in Physical Therapy field where he attended Physical Therapist Assistant program at Loma Linda University and received his degree in 2009. Following his graduation, he started his first Physical Therapy Assistant career at AVID Indio, and after working with Vince and Luke, he decided to continue higher education in physical therapy and obtained Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2015. With his interests in Orthopedics, he plans to complete his residency program for Orthopedic Certified Specialist in the near future. Dulyawat enjoys playing soccer and basketball. He volunteered at AYSO for many years as an assistant coach and a referee. He also loves snowboarding, enjoying a variety of food especially noodles with his friends and family, and watching Friends.

Education
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
Doctor of Physical Therapy, June 2015 

Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
Bachelor of Science, Health Science, June 2015 

Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
Associate in Science, Physical Therapist Assistant, September 2009

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Ian HaldermanPT, DPT

ihalderman@avidphysicaltherapy.com

Ian grew up in Irvine, CA. In 2013, he graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a bachelor's degree in Natural Science with an emphasis in Pre-physical Therapy. In 2016, Ian earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine.

Ian has been with Team Movement for Life since earning his Doctorate in 2016. He spent two years in the San Luis Obispo area before moving out to the Coachella Valley. 

Ian’s primary interests are in orthopedics, manual therapy, and modern pain science as it relates to physical rehabilitation. He completed his orthopedic residency with Team Movement for Life. Outside of the clinic, Ian enjoys going to the beach to bodysurf, hiking, watching sports, and enjoying a good beer. He is looking forward to exploring what the area has to offer.  

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other” -Abraham Lincoln

Education
University of St. Augustine, San Marcos, California
Doctor of Physical Therapy, August 2016

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California
Bachelor of Science, Natural Science (Pre-physical Therapy Emphasis), May 2013

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Neil RufinoPT, DPT, CSCS

nrufino@avidphysicaltherapy.com

Neil was born in the Philippines but was raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. While at Illinois Wesleyan University, Neil majored in biology with a pre-physical therapy emphasis. He was also a member of the men’s varsity tennis team all four years. In 2018, Neil received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Neil is interested in specializing in orthopedics and will be pursuing a Board Certification in Orthopedic Physical Therapy through Team Movement for Life’s orthopedic residency program. Outside of his professional role, Neil enjoys playing tennis, running, hiking, traveling to new places, and experiencing different cultures.

Education
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2018

Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois
Bachelor of Science, Biology, May 2015

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