The people who make up Lafayette Physical Therapy are committed to providing you with the highest quality physical therapy, rehabilitation and wellness services. Our physical therapists and wellness providers are exceptionally skilled, highly educated, and experienced in all areas listed within our services section.

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Physical Therapy

Lauren Masi, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC


Owner & Clinical Director

Lauren Masi, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, brings her extensive physical therapy experience to the Lafayette, California, area as owner and clinical director at Lafayette Physical Therapy. Throughout her career, Lauren has trained in multiple physical therapy applications, such as Mulligan and Paris techniques, spinal stabilization for injured athletes, myofascial release, and spinal mobilization. Read More

Diane Thomas, MS, PT


Physical Therapist

Diane has completed extensive advanced training courses over the past 25 years, including a yearlong training in the Maitland Approach to Manual Therapy. Other advanced training experiences include mobilization of the nervous system to treat neural tension and thoracic outlet dysfunctions, the Kaltenborn approach to mobilization of the spine, evaluation and treatment of muscle imbalances, and many more. Read More

Gregory Tam, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Rehabilitation area of expertise:
Orthopedic injuries, strength and conditioning, dancers, return to running, plyometrics, balance training. Read More

Shawn Rigdon, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Shawn loves reconnecting his patients with activities that they thought they could never do again or modifying those activities so patients can enjoy something similar. He is skilled with orthopedic injuries, sports injuries, balance and agility. His favorites areas to treat are the back, shoulders, and ankles. Read More

Shirin Etemad, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Shirin has over 10 years of experience as a physical therapist, working in both Northern & Southern California. She has worked in various different settings including outpatient, acute care, and home care. Read More

Gary Corso, PT, BA, MS


Physical Therapist

Gary is a Physical Therapist from NY with over 32 years of experience in orthopedic and sport physical therapy where he owned and operated three physical therapy clinics. Read More

Brenda Young, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Brenda is passionate about working with patients to get them back to doing the activities that matter most to them by increasing their mobility. She believes in individualized, personal care that empowers the patient through greater knowledge about their body and health. Read More


Kenny "Ari" Givens, Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)

Kenny Givens

Certified Massage Therapist

Cert# 71925

Kenny “Ari” Givens has been a certified massage therapist since September 2013. While studying, he developed a curiosity for pain management, injury rehabilitation and sports massage. He is qualified to promote wellness advocacy utilizing techniques such as neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release, and sports stretching. Read More

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