Playa Vista EFIT Physical Therapy & Fitness

6826 S Centinela Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

About the Clinic

Evolution Fitness has been serving the Playa Vista community for over 10 years with exceptional orthopedic physical therapy care. We strive to deliver the most effective outcomes in both performance and rehabilitation for patients of all ages and mobility levels. 

Our Playa Vista EFIT clinic uses methods such as blood flow restriction therapy, medical massage, and circuit classes to develop a comprehensive treatment plan. Each of our services is designed to address your specific needs and goals to ensure you get the most out of your experience.

Services Offered at Evolution Playa Vista

Take advantage of our physical therapy and fitness services in Playa Vista, CA provided by our highly skilled team of professionals.

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Playa Vista EFIT

The following team members are part of the staff in Playa Vista, CA. For full details on each, check out our staff page.

Chelsea orteganew
Chelsea Ortega
PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS
Regional Clinical Director

Playa Vista, Playa Vista EFIT, South Bay

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Chelsea OrtegaPT, DPT, SCS, CSCS
Regional Clinical Director
Education
  • UCLA
  • BS. Physiological Sciences
  • Duke University
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Sports Clinical Specialist
  • Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Kaatsu Blood Flow Moderation Specialist
  • Dry Needling Certified
  • EMR
Professional Passions
  • Concussion Specialist And Physical Therapist For WNBA Las Vegas Aces (2021) And Premier Lacrosse League
  • Professional And Elite Athletics
  • Bridging The Gap Between Rehab And Return-to-sport
  • Sport-related Concussion Management
  • Sports Performance
Personal Passions
  • Surfing
  • Volleyball
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Weightlifting
  • Functional Training
  • Running
  • Family And Dog Time
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Brynn Condy
PT, DPT, OCS
Clinical Director
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Brynn CondyPT, DPT, OCS
Clinical Director
Education
  • Syracuse University
  • BS.
  • New York Medical College
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Orthopedics
  • Weekend Warriors
  • Post-Op Rehab
  • Return-to-sport
Personal Passions
  • Skiing
  • Running
  • Beach Volleyball
  • New York Sports
  • John Mayer Concerts
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Elizabeth Vargas
Office Manager
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Elizabeth Vargas
Office Manager
Education
  • Santa Monica College
  • West Los Angeles College
Professional Passions
  • Basketball Athlete At West Los Angeles College
Personal Passions
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Baking
  • Cooking
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Dominique Patrick
Assistant Office Manager
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Dominique Patrick
Assistant Office Manager
Education
  • Lindenwood University
  • BS. Exercise Science
  • University of San Francisco
  • MS. Sport Management
Professional Passions
  • Sport Events
  • Athletes With Disabilities
Personal Passions
  • Volleyball
  • Reading
  • Beach
  • Cooking
  • Spending Time With Family And Friends
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Griffin Bailey
DPT, CSCS ​
Physical Therapist
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Griffin BaileyDPT, CSCS ​
Physical Therapist
Education
  • California State University, Monterey Bay
  • BS. Kinesiology
  • University of Southern California
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Athletes Of All Ages
  • Sports Performance
Personal Passions
  • Basketball
  • Music
  • Hiking
  • Weightlifting
  • Time With Family And Friends
  • Food
Tim brownnew
Tim Brown
PT, DPT, ATC
Physical Therapist
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Tim BrownPT, DPT, ATC
Physical Therapist
Education
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • BS. Athletic Training
  • University of Southern California
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Athletic Trainer
Professional Passions
  • Athletic Populations
  • Return-to-Sport
  • Injury Prevention
  • Sports/Rehab Technology
Personal Passions
  • Fitness
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • 49ers
  • Hitting The Beach
  • Italian Food
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Sophie Deen
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist
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Sophie DeenPT, DPT
Physical Therapist
Education
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • BS. Health And Human Sciences
  • University of Southern California
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Professional Passions
  • Sports And Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Athletes Of All Levels
  • Return-to-Sport
  • Balance And Falls
  • Helping Patients Reach Their Goals
Personal Passions
  • Spending Time With Family And Friends
  • Soccer
  • Baking
  • Traveling
  • Pugs
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David Gasster
PT, DPT, CSCS, FRCms
Physical Therapist
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David GassterPT, DPT, CSCS, FRCms
Physical Therapist
Education
  • University of Colorado At Boulder
  • BA. Integrative Physiology
  • Rutgers School of Health Professions
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Orthopedics
  • Long COVID Rehab
  • Sports Rehab And Vestibular Rehab
  • Strength And Conditioning
Personal Passions
  • Riding And Building Motorcycles
  • Weightlifting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Playing Guitar
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Bozorgmehr Baradar Heristchian (Bo Heris)
PT, DPT, PSIA, AASI, WSI
Physical Therapist
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Bozorgmehr Baradar Heristchian (Bo Heris)PT, DPT, PSIA, AASI, WSI
Physical Therapist
Education
  • California State University, Northridge
  • BS. Exercise Science Kinesiology
  • University of Southern California
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Professional Ski Instructors Of America
  • America Association Of Snowboard Instructors
  • Water Safety Instructor
Professional Passions
  • Orthopedic, Neurological, And Athletic Rehabilitation With Focus On Return To Sports
Personal Passions
  • Pro Snow Sport Athlete (Ski, Snowboard, Telemark)
  • Avid Surfer
  • Swimmer
  • Rock Climber
  • Yogi And Mountain Biker
  • Animal Lover
  • Amateur Chef And Baker
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Thomas Martinho
PT, DPT
Physical Therapist
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Thomas MartinhoPT, DPT
Physical Therapist
Education
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • BA. Geography
  • University of Southern California
  • California State University, Long Beach
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Professional Passions
  • Orthopedics
  • Athletes Of All Ages
  • Movement Analysis
Personal Passions
  • Spending Time Outdoors
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Polo
  • Friend And Family Time
  • Listening To Music
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Michael Nieraeth
PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS
Physical Therapist
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Michael NieraethPT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS
Physical Therapist
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • BA. Integrative Biology
  • New York University
  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy
Certifications
  • Sports Certified Specialist
  • Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Biomechanics Of Sports
  • Athletes Of All Levels
Personal Passions
  • Family Time
  • Soccer
  • Traveling
  • Teaching
Natalia barajas
Natalia Barajas
SPT, MS, CSCS
USC Sports Physical Therapy Resident
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Natalia BarajasSPT, MS, CSCS
USC Sports Physical Therapy Resident
Education
  • USC
  • MS.
  • Sports Physical Therapy Resident
Certifications
  • Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist
Kapri hockaday
Kapri Hockaday
Pilates Instructor
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Kapri Hockaday
Pilates Instructor
Education
  • Troy University
  • BS.
  • Texas A&M
  • MS. Kinesiology
  • Division 1 Track And Field Athlete
Certifications
  • 3rd Generation Lineage Classically Trained Pilates Instructor 
  • PMA Certified
  • Nationally Certified Personal Trainer
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Raham Malik
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
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Raham Malik
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
Education
  • East Carolina University
  • BS. Exercise Physiology
Certifications
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
Professional Passions
  • Individualized Training
  • Health Coaching
  • Weight Loss
  • Group Training
  • Youth Training
  • Corporate Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Bringing Fun Into Fitness
Personal Passions
  • Outdoor Adventures
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Team Sports
  • Vibin At The Beach
  • Socializing
  • Playing Games
  • Concerts
  • Dancing
  • Cooking
  • Finding Ways To Be Creative
  • North Carolina Sports!
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David Starling
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
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David Starling
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
Education
  • Tusculum University
  • BA. Communications
Certifications
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • AAA-I Group Fitness
  • AAA-I Master Trainer
Professional Passions
  • Working With High Performance Athletes
  • Performance Enhancement Training
  • Strength And Conditioning Training
Personal Passions
  • Exercising
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Researching Health And Wellness
  • Dancing
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BJ Villalon
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
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BJ Villalon
Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor
Certifications
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer
  • Performance Enhancement Specialist
Professional Passions
  • Personal Training
  • Body Movement
  • Bridging The Gap Between Physical Therapy And Full Functional Fitness
Personal Passions
  • Wrestling
  • Martial Arts
  • Family Time
  • Beach
  • Training
  • Working Out

More About Evolution Playa Vista EFIT

Staff Certifications:See More Details

The staff at Evolution Fitness in Playa Vista have been certified in the following:
Doctor of Physical Therapy  Strength and Conditioning Certification  Certified Athletic Trainer  Dry Needling Certification  Certified in Water Safety  Certified in Ski and Snowboard Instruction  Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Certification  Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Certification  Movement and Mobility Specialist Certified  Certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment  Certified Kaatsu Blood Flow Moderation  Certified EMR

Languages Spoken:See More Details

English
Spanish
Farsi

What to Expect from Your First Appointment:See More Details

Your initial evaluation will take approximately one hour. 

Please arrive 15 minutes early to your first appointment at our Playa Vista clinic to complete necessary paperwork. To speed up the check-in process, you can fill out the ‘New Patient Form’ here prior to your first appointment. Bring your photo ID, insurance card, comfortable clothing, and any prescriptions from your treating physician. Co-pay, co-insurance and deductible payments are due at the time of service.

Insurances Accepted:See More Details

We accept most PPO plans and Medicare. Please call us at 424-248-0100 for details or to check your specific benefits and coverage. We also offer special cash rates.

Areas Served:See More Details

Playa Vista
Culver City
Marina del Rey
Playa del Rey
Mar Vista
Westchester
Park-Windsor Hills
Surrounding Areas

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Clinic HoursSee More Details

Mon-Fri: 6:00AM-7:00PM
Sat: 8:00AM-2:00PM

See Our Other Nearby Locations

Playavistanearcard

11825 Major St, Ste 107
Culver City, CA 90230

(310) 915-6100

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925 Wilshire Blvd, Ste A
Santa Monica, CA 90401

(310) 319-0090

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11600 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 222
Los Angeles, CA 90025

(424) 248-0100

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