”I just wanted to thank you again for your great expertise. You saved my life by getting me back on the water by March, and I just returned home from the Senior World Championships with a gold Medal. I really did not think I would ever ski again before I came to see you.“
—Jennifer LaPoint


Youstina Atalla, PT, DPT, OTR/L

Dr. Atalla received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science Integrative Physiology from Pacific University in 2013. She then went on to obtain both her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 2016 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2018 from the University of St. Augustine

Dr. Atalla recently completed an Orthopedic Clinical Residency program at Kaiser Permanente and is currently completing her Fellowship at the Movement Performance Institute. In addition, Dr. Atalla has worked as a physical therapist and occupational therapist in multiple settings including both outpatient and inpatient hospital settings. She currently works part time at University of Southern California, Verdugo Hills Hospital in the outpatient orthopedic setting and also sees private clients. Dr. Atalla is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and a member of the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy