Ann M. Steinfeld, BS, PT, OCS
Ann Steinfeld, physical therapist and owner, graduated from Cal State Long Beach in 1984. She has over 30 years of experience in the Physical Therapy field, with a 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 previously directed a start-up a clinic at the Sports Club Irvine after completing her primary training at Orthopaedic Hospital in Los Angeles. She has worked at numerous private practice clinics in Orange and LA County prior to starting her own.
Ann lives locally in Huntington Beach. She has two children who are now in the work world and completing college. In her spare time, she enjoys time at the gym, skiing, sailing and traveling. She has mentored her staff and is proud of the quality of care that her clinic continues to deliver.
Edan Devora, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS
Edan graduated from the University of Southern California in 2010, with his doctorate in physical therapy. He is board certified clinical specialist in Orthopaedics by the American Board of physical Therapy Specialties. In 2012, he attained certified strength and conditioning credentials from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
His lengthy athletic background and competitive personality contribute to his passion for working with a wide variety of patients from various backgrounds, ages and diagnoses. He uses a combination of approaches ranging from neuromuscular re-education to instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization in addition to providing therapeutic exercises to improve his patients’ mobility, stability, and overall health.
Edan relocated to the Southern California area from San Antonio, Texas in 2007, for school and decided to stay. When Edan isn’t assisting patients to achieve all their goals, he enjoys exercising, especially baseball on the weekends and rooting for one of his favorite sports teams Red Sox, Spurs, or Cowboys.
Zoe Middlebrooks, PT, DPT
Zoe Middlebrooks 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 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. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, hiking, playing co-ed softball, cooking, and traveling.
Julie Dannenberg, PT, DPT
Julie Dannenberg received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Upon graduating, Julie moved from the East to West coast to begin her career as a Physical Therapist. Through her education, she gained clinical experience 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 degree in Exercise Science. In her free time, she enjoys spending time at the beach, practicing yoga, and hiking with her dog.
Cherie Adame, Pilates Instructor
Cherie is an energetic professional who has been teaching Pilates since 2009. As a dancer with 30+ years, she first started studying pilates with Diane Diefenderfer at the University of California, Irvine in 2000. Graduating with a B.A. in Dance and a double minor in Education and Digital Art, she continued her career professionally as a dancer, acrobat and aerialist performer, touring both nationally and internationally.
Cherie is a BASI graduate with her comprehensive equipment and mat certification in Rael Isacowitz’s Body Arts and Science International program. In 2011, she added her certification for Pre/Post Natal Pilates.
She has worked at two Physical Therapy offices in Orange County, as an aide, utilizing Pilates to guide her clients. She currently works in San Juan Capistrano at Align Pilates & Yoga Center as well as privately around the OC.
Her bubbly personality makes her a great fit for clients of all ages. She will be happy to guide you through your fitness and health lifestyle goals. She hopes to provide a more balanced body, healthy mind and happy spirit. The benefits of Pilates will aide in strength, posture, rehabilitation and flexibility. Focus on your core and work from the inside out. Come in for a visit today.