Fortanasce & Associates Physical Therapy

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Hours of Operation

M-F 7:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 1:30pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Services We Offer

Physical Therapy
Physical therapy helps individuals when health problems make it hard to move around and do everyday tasks.
Hand Therapy
A type of rehabilitation performed by our occupational therapist on patients with conditions affecting the hands and upper extremities.
Chronic Disease Fitness
Description coming soon.
Aquatic Therapy
A therapeutic procedure which attempts to improve function through the application of aquatic therapeutic exercises.
Industrial Program / Work-site Analysis
A program designed on getting the injured worker back to work.
Create workstations that fit your employee needs.
Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE)
Physical assessment to evaluate an individual's ability to perform work-related activity.
Sports Performance Training
Description coming soon.
Personal Training
One-on-one training with our professional personal trainers.
Independent Fitness Program
An independent gym program with professional supervision.
Senior Fitness Program
A group based fitness program designed to meet the health and fitness goals of each individual.
Balance Program
A one-on-one program designed to improve balance and function.
Massage Therapy
A procedure which affect muscular structures, soft tissues, circulatory systems, and more for therapeutic purposes.
Professional Staff
Casey Chaney

Casey Chaney, PT, PhD, OCS, CSCS
Physical Therapist
Orthopedic Clinical Specialist & Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

  • PhD from the University of Utah in 1988.
  • With Fortanasce & Associates since 1996.
  • Earned her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certification in 2001 and recertification in 2011.
  • Published in the Journal of Orthopedic Sports Physical Therapy in 2007 on a study examining surface EMG in patients with shoulder impingement.
  • Associate Professor at Western University of Health Sciences in the Department of Physical Therapy for 20 years.
  • Coordinates the Advanced Standing DPT program at Western University of Health Sciences.
  • Current Nominating Chairperson for the San Gabriel Valley District of the California Physical Therapy Association as well as Assembly Representativ.e
  • Specializes in facial rehabilitation for Bell's palsy and other facial nerve impairments including neuromuscular re-education, a non-surgical treatment approach.
Jaime O'Connor PT, DPT

Jaime O'Connor PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Jamie received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences in 2016 after completing a B.A. in Government from Connecticut College where she competed in soccer, lacrosse, and squash.

In her early career, she produced charity events for health-related causes. After spending too much time behind a desk, she worked as a certified personal trainer and Physical Therapy Aide while pursuing physical therapy degree.

Jamie completed clinical rotations in Pediatrics, Acute Neurology, and Outpatient Orthopedics.

Audrey Chen Ma, MA, OTR/L, CHT

Audrey Chen Ma, MA, OTR/L, CHT
Occupational Therapist
Certified Hand Therapist

  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of California in 1993.
  • National Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR) in 1994.
  • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of California in 1995.
  • Certified Hand Therapist (C.H.T.) in 2000.
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist (C.L.T) in 200.5
  • Professional Associations: Member of the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) and Hand Therapy Society of Greater Los Angeles (HTSGLA).
  • Clinical instructor for Occupational Therapy and OT assistant students.

Audrey enjoys working with her patients and finding improved treatment techniques for different hand conditions. During her free time, she likes listening to music and spending time with her kids.

Melanie Hansen, PTA, BS Exercise Sport Science
Physical Therapist Assistant
Support Staff Supervisor

  • Began her employment with Fortanasce & Associates in 2011.
  • Received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Sport Science with emphasis in Rehabilitation from Concordia University, Irvine in 2010 while lettering in Varsity Softball.
  • Graduated from Cerritos College, Physical Therapist Assistance program; receiving Clinical and Academic Excellence awards.
  • In 2016 obtained her license to practice as a Physical Therapist Assistant.
  • Enjoys various athletic activities such as softball, volleyball, wakeboarding, hiking, and running. Also enjoys movies and spending time with family and friends.
Support Staff
Alan Solis

Larry Tran, BS Clinical Health Science, Kinesiology
Physical Therapy Aide
Fitness Program Coordinator

  • Began his involvement with Fortanasce & Associates in 2013 as a PT Aide.
  • Received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with emphasis in Clinical Health Science from Cal Poly Pomona University.
  • Larry has experience in personal training and is currently running the company’s Fitness Department.
  • Enjoys athletic activities such as running, weight-lifting, and martial arts. Also enjoys movies, video games, and American food.
Alan Solis

Alan Solis
Physical Therapy Aide

  • With Fortanasce since 1999.
  • Personal Trainer since 2005.
  • Enjoys outdoor activities, exercise/fitness activities, photography, editing, and traveling.

Mark Ponce II, BS Kinesiology, CSCS
Physical Therapy Aide
Senior Fitness Instructor

  • Graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology 2014.
  • Became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in 2015.
  • Began working with Fortanasce and Associates 2015.
  • Certified BIODEX ICPS Clinician for Physical Capability Evaluations.
  • Enjoys exercising, snowboarding, swimming, tennis, going to the beach, being adventurous and experiencing new things.  Loves movies, music, laughing and football.

Ralph Chiechi
Physical Therapy Aide
Marketing Representative

  • Began employment with Fortanasce & Associates in 2008.
  • Fluent in Italian.
  • Enjoys tennis, being a Grandpa, and helping the patients of Fortanasce & Associates.
Administrative Staff
Sylvia Juarez

Sylvia Juarez
Practice Manager
Worker Compensation Coordinator

I have worked in the medical administration profession for over 20 years and fluent in Spanish.

I have 3 wonderful children & 3 three beautiful grandchildren.

I enjoy movies, reading, the beach, farmer's markets, and activities with my grandchildren on the weekends.

Front Office Assistants: Victoria Mujukian, Janet McGaharn, Crystal Franco

Our office staff is here to help make your experience at Fortanasce & Associates the best it can be. From scheduling a visit to answering your questions on insurance, you will be greeted with a smile and professionalism worthy of our Mission Statement "Committed to Excellence in Patient Care!”

Please call for further details!
671 Naomi Ave. • Arcadia, CA 91007 • P: (626) 446-7027