Gino Cinco, PT cert. ART


Gino is a Physical Therapist with over 25 years of experience in the area of orthopedics and sports medicine. He is a certified ART® provider and instructor and has had the honor of using these skills on elite athletes at Ironman Events. He has done extensive post graduate coursework in manual therapy including Maitland and McKenzie approaches in addition to ART® and functional strength and conditioning. He specializes in biomechanics and enjoys helping patients get to the root of their problems. He has always been active in sports from track and wrestling in high school and college to recreational running and triathlon.

Renee Cinco, PT


Renee has been a Physical Therapist for over 25 years. She has extensive experience in all areas of PT and specializes in pediatrics and pelvic floor dysfunction. She has experience as a certified Personal Trainer and has taught fitness classes for children and adults. She believes in the power of the body to heal when it is given the proper care and support. Renee uses a variety of techniques in addition to exercise including myofascial release, muscle energy techniques and biofeedback. Renee is a runner and triathlete and has completed dozens of races from 5K runs to full Ironman events.

Maureen Mason


Maureen earned her Masters in Physical Therapy from Boston University and in 2014 Board Certification as a Women’s Health Specialist (WCS). She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in PT as well. Her primary work focus is specialty Physical Therapy, Pelvic/Pain Rehabilitation and Orthopedics. Her work with complex patients with pelvic girdle pain and post partum low back pain sparked her interest in pelvic rehabilitation. She has specialized in pelvic care for men and women for the past 18 years of practice and she finds it exciting that the PT profession is developing more research and evidence for practice standards. Maureen is also certified in Medical Yoga Therapy and enjoys bringing these techniques to her practice. When she’s not using her extensive PT experience to help patients achieve their goals,she enjoys chicken wrangling, dog walking, organic gardening, cooking and yoga.She also passionate about teaching and mentoring. Maureen strives to optimize function and performance for all clients treated and to offer expertise in student, medical and community education.

Natalie Ruffe


Natalie is a physical therapist who specializes in orthopedics and sports rehabilitation. Originally from Oregon, Natalie moved to San Diego to obtain her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from San Diego State University. Her passion lies with the orthopedics sports community with previous experience throughout the county, but truly enjoys the rehabilitation of all patients, even having spent some time focusing on the pediatric population. Natalie has also invested much of her time in research examining the high school running population and injury rates. She has presented her research at the annual national physical therapy conference and is currently seeking publication for her manuscript. Natalie enjoys incorporating specific goals and passions of her patients into the rehabilitation process making it a collaborative effort and identifies each patient as a an individual requiring their own, unique rehab protocol. Natalie has always been an avid athlete and enjoys playing soccer, tennis, beach volleyball, and skiing. More recently she has joined the running community participating in various races and currently has her sights set on moving up to the next distance level for triathlons.

Natalie Thompson


Natalie is a Physical Therapist Assistant who has experience in all areas of PT yet has a specific passion for treating Pelvic Floor Dysfunction – Women’s Health, Male Health, and Pediatrics. After graduating from Loma Linda University Natalie chose to further her education in Pelvic Floor Dysfunction by completing years of continuing education courses through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. She has specialized in Pelvic Floor dysfunction for 5+ years and has a passion for serving this population. Natalie strives to treat every patient as a whole, and feels this is critical in the rehabilitation process. Growing up Natalie was a competitive gymnast which sparked her interest in physical therapy from a young age. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and children outdoors in beautiful San Diego, CA.

Shay Johnson

DPT, cert. ART

    Shay is a physical therapist specializing in rehabilitation of orthopedic sports injuries in addition to balance and vestibular conditions. A graduate of San Diego State University, Shay is ART certified and uses a full body approach to practice using techniques learned from some of the highly respected therapists in the field and from all the continuing education courses taken during his journey through learning and discovery in his profession. Shay is passionate about the healing arts and has worked with a wide variety of patient demographics. In his free time, Shay trains and competes in running races, long course triathlons, and he’s always in pursuit of that coveted Strava KOM.

    Liz Rucker


    Liz has an MSPT from the University of Colorado Physical Therapy School and she has specialized in outpatient orthopedics most of her career. She enjoys working with the active aging population here in San Diego as well as athletes of all ages. When she is not at work she can be found participating in local running races and triathlons or spending time with her husband and three kids.

    Erin Menefee


      Erin is currently on a long term leave of absence while she pursues a manual therapy fellowship.