About Us

Welcome to Livermore Physical Therapy, where you receive individualized care from a team of experienced physical therapists.

Livermore Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation Clinic was established in 1990. It is an independently owned practice in a beautiful 5000 sq.ft. facility. We have individual rooms for patient treatment as well as a fully equipped gym with cardiovascular, strength training equipment and a full Pilates studio. We specialize in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation and work conditioning. Our comprehensive treatment program is designed specifically to the patient’s needs and goals. We pride ourselves on personalized professional care, utilizing highly trained physical therapists, a broad range of exercise equipment and therapeutic modalities. Our patients are treated by the same therapist each visit to enable us to better help the patients help themselves through home exercises, education on posture, body mechanics, and injury prevention.  We emphasize patient involvement; the ultimate goal being lasting relief with maximized physical potential.

Angelika, Co-owner of Livermore Physical Therapy, is a German trained physical therapist who received her physical therapy degree from Freie University, West Berlin in 1978. Her background was broadened through diverse employment settings and extensive postgraduate education both in Europe and in the U.S., including the 6 month Kaiser Vallejo Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Program. Angelika has specialized in orthopedic physical therapy utilizing PNF and various manual therapy approaches. She is a certified Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation  and Nordic Walking instructor having taught several courses.  Angelika specializes in orthopedic and spinal rehabilitation.

Peter, the other Co-owner, completed his undergraduate studies at Santa Clara University in 1979, and in 1983 received a Masters degree in Physical Therapy at USC. As well as being a physical therapist he is also a NATA certified athletic trainer. Peter’s extensive professional education includes a one year postgraduate residency in orthopedic physical therapy at Kaiser Hayward and completed the 3 month Kaiser Vallejo PNF program. He is also a certified Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation instructor. His diverse employment history includes time as an Army physical therapist to being the head athletic trainer of a semi-pro football team.  He has taught courses on various physical therapy and athletic training topics in Europe and California, and published articles related to health and fitness.  Peter specialized in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation.

Additionally we have volunteered and/or supported numerous groups/organizations during our tenure: Livermore High School sports programs, Pleasanton Seahawks Swim Team, Livermore Youth Football, St. Michaels CYO Basketball, Special Olympics, Livermore National and Granada Little Leagues, LARPD Senior Center, Smuin Ballet, University of thePacific swim team, Livermore Junior Rodeo, Livermore Soroptimist and Rotary Clubs. Provided job shadowing/mentoring for local schools and Las Positas College students.

Livermore Physical Therapy has been awarded “Excellence in Practice” from PTPN; a highly regarded Physical Therapy Private Practice Organization and was named “Small Business of the year” (2001) by the Livermore Chamber of Commerce.