Loma Linda

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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

Joshua CachoClinic Director - PT, DPT

joshua@avidphysicaltherapy.com

Joshua Cacho is a life-long Californian, born in Loma Linda, CA. His family relocated to Lodi where his father opened up a dental practice after graduating from Loma Linda University. After high school, Josh attended Pacific Union College in Angwin in the fall of 2004 where he majored in Physical Education with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy.

After three years, he transferred to Loma Linda University, where he became the 6th member of his family to attend the same institution. In 2010, he received his Bachelors of Health Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Following graduation, he spent two and a half years working at the Avid Physical Therapy clinic in Indio, where he began the pursuit of specialty certification in the field of orthopedics through a residency with Evidence in Motion.

He is actively involved with various local schools, assisting with education and training for conditioning and injury prevention for their sports teams. He currently serves as the assistant football coach for Loma Linda Academy. Josh also enjoys participating in the local recreational sports leagues at the Drayson Center in Loma Linda, as well as spending time with his friends and family.

Education
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
Doctorate of Physical Therapy & Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, June 2010

Pacific Union College, Angwin, California
Physical Education with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy

JR LaoPT, DPT

jlao@avidphysicaltherapy.com

Justin grew up in Southern California, living in the inland empire for the majority of his life. After his first year of college Justin decided he wanted to pursue a career in physical therapy. He started his undergraduate courses for physical therapy at Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee. In 2013, he was accepted into Loma Linda University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Health Science along with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in the summer of 2016. In his spare time, Justin lives an active lifestyle and enjoys physical activities like basketball, rock climbing, and spending time outdoors in nature.

Education
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
Doctor of Physical Therapy, June 2016

Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
Bachelor of Science, Health Science, June 2016

Luis SotoPTA

lsoto@avidphysicaltherapy.com

Graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Loma Linda University in 2009 with an Associate in Science degree. Experiences and knowledge include orthopedics, sports medicine, neurology, home health, skilled nursing focusing on the geriatric population and industrial conditions. Luis is also a APTA board certified credentialed clinical instructor.

Education
Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
Physical Therapy Assistant

Jessica BlackOffice Manager

lomalindaoffice@avidphysicaltherapy.com

Jessica Black was born and raised in Loma Linda, CA. She attended Loma Linda Academy, graduating in 2005. Following, she attended Southern Adventist University and La Sierra University. She brings outstanding customer service skills and is ready to help our patients receive the care they need. Her husband, Patrick, and she currently reside in Calimesa with their two dogs, Silas and Xander. In their spare time they both love to work on projects for their house. If they aren't busy with getting their hands dirty they like to find themselves exploring the outdoors. They love spending time with each other along with their friends and family. At the same they always looked forward to when the have to opportunity to just lounge around on their couch.

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