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Dr. Sidjonn “CJ” Regala PT, DPT, Cert. VRS

January 10, 2014

Northern Regional Director
Director of Carmel Valley
Director of Sports & Marketing

•   Sport Rehab Specialist
•   Physical Therapist for the San Diego Padres 2015 & 2016 Seasons
•   Physical Therapist for the MLB Home Run Derby 2016
•   Physical Therapist for the MLB All Star Game 2016
•   Neurology (Including Vestibular) & Orthopedic Specialist
•   NOMPTI Certified Cervical Spine Specialist
•   Spinal Mobilization/Manipulation Certified
•   Hawk Grips: Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Certified
•   Functional Application of the Lower Extremity Certified
•   Selective Functional Movement Assessment Certified
•   Advanced Selective Functional Movement Assessment Certified
•   Postural Restoration Institute: Myokinematics Certified
•   Postural Restoration Institute: Postural Respiration Certified
•   Running Biomechanics Certified
•   Myofascial Decompression Certified
•   Stick Mobility Certified
•   Vestibular Certified
•   Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist
•   Post Concussion Syndrome Specialist

Dr. Sidjonn “CJ” Regala PT, DPT, Cert. VRS, received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Hardin-Simmons University of Abilene, TX in 2009. He also attended Texas Tech University and Hardin-Simmons University for undergraduate studies to pursue a bachelor of science in biology degree with a minor in mathematics in 2007. He was a member of Alpha Chi National College Honors Society. Member of Gamma Beta Phi National Honors Society (Community Service Society) affiliated and involved with the Boys and Girls Club and Habitat for Humanity. Member of Kappa Mu Epsilon (mathematics honors society). He was an active member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Head coach of the Abilene Senior League for 13-14 year olds.

Awards include:
•   2006 Academic All-ASC team for baseball
•   2006 All-academic District VI by ESPN the Magazine and the College Sports Information Directors of America
•   Graduated Summa Cum Laude 2007 at Hardin Simmons University.

He has a passion for manual therapy, treating orthopedic injuries, and dealing with neurological aspects of physical therapy. While pursuing his Doctoral degree, Dr. CJ was active with Orthopedic Manual Enhancements at West Texas Rehab Center. He has gained most of his experience in orthopedic clinical settings, but experience ranges from extensive affiliations with neurological, acute, and aquatic physical therapy.

He was also active with continuing education by presenting in-services with the following topics:
•   Vestibular System and Balance
•   Manual Techniques for the Cervical Spine
•   Neuromyelitis Optica, and The Immediate Effects of Whole-Body Vibration on Soft Tissues.

His research on The Immediate Effects of Whole-Body Vibration on Soft Tissues was published and presented to the American Physical Therapy Association. His current certifications and continuing education experiences include:
•   Spinal Mobilization/Manipulation
•   Functional Application of the Lower Extremity
•   Selective Functional Movement Assessment
•   Advanced Selective Functional Movement Assessment
•   Myofascial Decompression,
•   Running Biomechanics
•   Postural Restoration Institute: Myokinematics
•  Postural Restoration Institute: Postural Respiration
•   Hawk Grips: Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization.

He is an active member around the community with experience of providing fitness screens for athletes in sporting events. He volunteered at the Special Olympics in 2007, geriatrics in nursing homes/senior centers, and went on a mission trip to Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico to evaluate and treat children in an orphanage. His personal sports history includes football, basketball, and baseball. Dr. CJ was a varsity pitcher in college who specialized with helping teammates and other athletes in the community with pitching mechanics.

He also worked with the San Diego Padres and was the team’s physical therapist from the 2015 and 2016 Major League Baseball seasons. He had experience with being the physical therapist and part of the medical team for the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby and All Star Game in 2016. He continues to be an active part of the San Diego/Carmel Valley community. His goal is to educate and treat clients on injury prevention, postural mechanics, performance enhancements, functional recovery, and helping clients to reach their functional goals.

Current hobbies: surfing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, fishing, basketball, working out, spending time with family.