Ann M. Steinfeld, BS, PT, OCS
Ann Steinfeld, physical therapist and owner, graduated from Cal State Long Beach in 1984. She has over 35 years of experience in the Physical Therapy field, with primary emphasis on orthopedics and sports medicine. She brings an eclectic approach to treatment using traditional and nontraditional (holistic) methods of care. She became board certified in orthopedics in 2000 and recertified in 2010.
She started her private practice in 2001 with a goal of providing quality care to the local community. She has managed her clinic for 21 years and has helped patients heal from injury while providing top notch care. She is proud of her team of doctor clinicians and enjoys mentoring her staff.
Ann lives locally in Huntington Beach. She has two grown children. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, skiing, sailing, and traveling. She continues to mentor her staff and is proud of the quality of care that her clinic continues to deliver
Zoe Dayton, PT, DPT
Zoe Dayton earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chapman University. Throughout her time at Chapman, she gained clinical experience in orthopedics and seeks to encourage each patient to take an active role in their healing process. Zoe has been a part of the Ann Steinfeld Physical Therapy team for over two years.
Zoe grew up and received her Bachelor’s degree while living in the Midwest. She relocated to Southern California in 2014 in order to reunite with her family; she loves the blue skies and has no plans to leave. Zoe enjoys cooking and going on active trips with her husband. She spends lots of time with her family and loves her young niece and nephew.
Julie Dannenberg, PT, DPT
Julie Dannenberg received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Upon graduating, Julie moved from the East to West Coast to begin her career as Physical Therapist. She has now been a part of the Ann Steinfeld Physical Therapy team for almost two years. She has gained clinical experience working with a wide variety of conditions across all ages. She is passionate about helping others achieve their goals and improve their quality of life.
Julie grew up in Pennsylvania where she was an avid soccer player. She continued her athletic career into college and played at Salisbury University, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. In her free time, she enjoys spending time at the beach, working out at the gym, and hiking with her dog.
Kristin Kulakowski Nauta, PT, DPT, OCS
Kristin earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from California State University Long Beach in 2015. She is a nationally board certified clinical specialist in Orthopaedics through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. She has also attained her level 2 medical certification through the Titleist Performance Institute.
Kristin has amassed several years of experience in the field of orthopedics, utilizing a wide variety of manual therapy techniques in tandem with corrective exercises to help patients maximize their function. Since graduating with her DPT degree, she has taken extensive continuing education courses to expand her manual skills and knowledge, including a 1 year manual therapy boot camp through USC. In addition to her passion for patient care, Kristin is currently pursuing a PhD in Rehabilitation and Movement Science at Azusa Pacific University with the eventual goal of becoming a professor of physical therapy. Prior to becoming a physical therapist, Kristin spent her time in the pool playing NCAA Division 1 water polo at UC Santa Barbara, where she majored in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. In her spare time, she enjoys paddle boarding, golfing, and cheering on her favorite sports teams with her husband Mike.