Welcome to Brea Urgent Care Physical Therapy!
Our physical therapy department consists of a highly qualified team of physical therapists who are experienced in treating patients with orthopedic and neurological problems. All of our therapists regularly attend continuing education courses to expand their knowledge base and provide the best care possible to each patient.
If your ability to move and function has been impacted by injury or disease, our physical therapists may be able to help you regain normal function again. We tailor our treatment plan to work for you, combining our expertise with clinical reasoning to return you to your optimal function.
Our broad array of physical therapy services treat conditions such as:
- Workplace injuries such as repetitive stress disorders (which includes carpal tunnel syndrome, epicondylitis, tendonitis, trigger finger, etc.)
- Injuries to bones and connective tissue, including fractures & dislocation
- Neck/Back pain
- Hip pain
- Shoulder/Elbow/Hand pain
- Joint stiffness/pain
- Knee pain
- Ankle/foot pain
- Post surgical rehabilitation
Meet Our Team
Swati Patel received her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley in 1996 and her Masters degree in Physical Therapy from UCSF in 2000. She then received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences in 2003. She also trained at the prestigious Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, working extensively with patients with Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, and Traumatic Brain Injury. She later completed a year-long Residency program in Orthopedic Manual Therapy at Kaiser Permanente, received her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Certification in 2005, and became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2007. Swati’s extensive training in treating both neurologic and orthopedic injuries is what sets her apart from other physical therapists. She is also certified to treat patients with hand impairments resulting from tendon lacerations, amputations, and overuse injuries.
Eric Harnden graduated summa cum laude from California State University Long Beach in 2011 and received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Chapman University in 2014. Eric has trained at a number of well known outpatient orthopedic physical therapy facilities in southern California, learning the latest manual therapy techniques and exercises. Additionally, he has experience in the hospital setting, spending time at St. Mary’s Medical Center inpatient rehabilitation department. Eric has experience treating both orthopedic and neurological injuries and conditions and has worked with patients from a variety of backgrounds and age groups, including high school and collegiate athletes.
Rina Shah received her undergraduate degree from Cal State Fullerton in 2006 and her associate in Physical Therapist Assistant in 2010 from Cerritos College. She also works as a Physical Therapist Assistant at the prestigious Casa Colina Hospital in the Neurologic unit, which specializes in Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury.