Jim Tucker, PT, OCS, Owner Jim is a board certified Physical Therapist and a long standing member of the American Physical Therapy Association. His area of specialty is Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation where he uses a unique blend of manual therapy techniques, modalities, and the use of therapeutic exercise to reduce pain, improve posture, and restore functional mobility and performance. He earned a degree in Physical Education from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo followed by advanced training in Physical Therapy from California State University, Fresno. He is board certified as a Specialist of Orthopedic Physical Therapy.
Kathy Tucker, RN, CMP, Owner Kathy is an RN with over 20 years of nursing experiences. She's also a Certified Massage Practitioner and specializes in Integrative Swedish Massage. She offers this service in addition to teaching semi-private personal training sessions. Her goal is to help people achieve a balance between the stress of everyday life and relaxation. She enjoys dancing, gardening, and working out with her family and friends.
Chance Dupuis, PT, DPT Chance was born in the Big Sky state of Montana, where he graduated with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2014. Growing up in Montana, he always had a passion for outdoor sports, and gained an early interest in health and wellness while playing soccer competitively year-round. He recently joined the Seascape team to provide patient-centered and personalized care to the Aptos community. During his physical therapy training, Chance pursued extensive education in Manual therapy, including an independent study of Mulligan's Mobilization with Movement technique, along with spinal manipulation techniques. As a therapist, Chance has a special interest in improving the lives of his patients with the latest manual therapy techniques and specific exercise interventions. When he's not taking care of patients Chance can be found out on the ocean surfing, free-diving, and enjoying all that Santa Cruz County has to offer.
Joe Strawn, BS Joe is a recent graduate from San José State University with a B.S. in Kinesiology, with an emphasis as an exercise and fitness specialist. Exercise and fitness have always been a major part of his life, playing a variety of competitive sports in high school and continuing to play baseball in college. Throughout his athletic career, he sustained a variety of injuries, which heightened his interest in both preventative and rehabilitative training. When Joe is not at SVF. you will find him playing baseball in a recreational league on the weekends, or enjoying mountain biking, snowboarding, hiking and kayaking. Helping others attain their healthy and fitness goals is a passion of his and he hopes to instill his passion for exercise in others.
Frannie Dunton, PT Aide, CPT Frannie is a Physical Therapy Aide and NASM Certified Personal Trainer. She also has Certifications in Yoga and Pilates. Health and fitness have always been an important part of her life and she is passionate about helping others improve the quality of their lives through exercise. Her experience as a lifelong athlete, competitive soccer player and coach has given her further insight into the needs of her clients. She lives an active lifestyle, enjoys giving back to the community, and seeks a balance in life between time with her family, work and play.
Elizabeth Jensen Elizabeth Jensen is a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer and holds a degree in interpersonal and organizational communication from George Mason University. Beginning in 2012 she fought competitively in Thai Kickboxing and has taken the stage in an OCB bodybuilding competition. She is a competitive natural bodybuilder, outdoor enthusiast and is working on her Precision Nutrition Sports Nutrition certification. When she is not in the gym she enjoys kayaking, backpacking, traveling and exploring all that the Bay Area has to offer.
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