For nearly two decades Catz Pasadena has trained and rehabilitated countless youth, professional and Olympic athletes, as well as adults and children striving to live a more healthy and active lifestyle. The Catz Physical Therapy approach, developed over 23 years by co-founders Kevin Wentz and Amado “AG” Garcia, takes a full body approach in rehabilitating the patient back to beyond their prior level of function. Our reputation for attracting developing athletes has made us industry leaders seeking to improve sports performance and reduce injuries. Our scientifically and clinically crafted programs were designed by certified strength and conditioning specialists, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, nutritionists and biomechanical analysts.
We believe in the power of the coach-athlete relationship. Combining a great coach, the right environment, and a proven training program provides the edge athletes need to accomplish their goals and realize their potential.
We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of major health and wellness trends, rehabilitation protocols and training research. We empower individuals to thrive in an uplifting environment. We improve anyone’s physical fitness and overall well-being.
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We are “Committed to Excellence in Patient Care.” We provide the highest quality patient care and education.
Fortanasce & Associates has been “Committed to Excellence in Patient Care” since we first opened our doors in 1981. Our 11,000 square foot Arcadia facility and 3,000 square foot South Pasadena facility are fully equipped with state-of-the-art rehabilitation, strength, cardiovascular, balance and testing equipment to facilitate and document functional performance improvements for all clients.
The team at Fortanasce & Associates has provided training and education in rehabilitation, evaluation and prevention of athletic injuries to athletes from Major League Baseball, the National Football League, United States Figure Skating, the United States Olympic Committee and, since 2009, the athletes, coaches and team physicians of China’s National Training Center in Beijing. Our expert clinicians teach at leading physical therapy programs throughout Southern California.
In 2000 Fortanasce & Associates became the first private practice in the nation to establish an APTA accredited Orthopaedic Residency Program. Our clinics also serve as the first international internship/residency clinics for the rehabilitation specialists of China’s Provincial and National Training Centers as well as rehabilitation centers for some of their most elite athletes. When choosing where you will do your physical therapy, occupational therapy or fitness/wellness program, look to the clinics professional and Olympic athletes as well as over 100 physicians and their families have received their care.
Elite Motion was founded and built on the principles of “Life In Motion, Personalized Care & Elite Results”. Through strong partnerships and support within our local and medical community, we saw a need and responded to the challenge of providing a higher level of care.
A dedicated team of therapists with experience in orthopedics, sports medicine, and hand therapy for all ages along with specialized balance and senior care make Elite Motion the optimal place for recovery. Our state of the art facility was built to meet individualized needs of all patients to achieve their ultimate goals.
We have a dedicated team of therapists with vast experience in orthopedics, sports medicine, and hand therapy. In addition, we have therapists with specific training to assist our senior population who have balance and functional deficits. The combined talents of our therapists and our state of the art facility allow us to help our patients achieve their ultimate goals.
“Life In Motion” – as physical therapists, we set out to keep our clients functional. RESTORING motion and improving PERFORMANCE.
“Personalized Care” – every client is individually treated and given our PASSION.
“Elite Results” – the ultimate GOAL.