Kinetix was founded in 2017 by Steve Hodgson MPT. Steve has been working in physical therapy since 1996, starting in the Los Angeles area and most recently working on the Central Coast since 2005. Steve is an avid tri-athlete with special interests in sports medicine including sport performance training, bike fitting, and running and gait analysis. Steve also specializes in post operative rehabilitation, foot and ankle conditions, vertigo treatment, wound care, ACL screening and injury prevention. Steve enjoys training students interested in the physical therapy profession from a variety of local education institutions and has served on the board of the local Rotary Club. By utilizing his specialized skill set and reputation, Steve plans to lead Kinetix as it rapidly influences accessible and equitable healthcare across the community.
Valerie Assemi, MPT has been providing physical therapy services for San Luis Obispo County since 2003. Valerie has expertise in treating movement disorders, orthopedic injuries, post op patients and neurological conditions. She emphasizes a manual therapy approach and excels in the treatment of neck pain, cervicogenic headaches and TMJ.