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San Luis Obispo - Aerovista


We believe we can do more together than we can alone. Our goal is to improve the lives of those we touch by applying current and effective treatment paradigms in a healthy, healing atmosphere, encouraging progress. We look forward to serving you!

Our Team

Colleen RussellClinic Director - PT, DPT, OCS


Colleen completed her undergraduate work at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in Kinesiology & received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California.  She is board certified as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and has certifications in Personalized Blood Flow restriction (BFR)  and sports specific rehabilitation.

Her post graduate work has focused on orthopedic and sports specific rehabilitation with an emphasis on performance enhancement. Colleen also has extensive training in manual therapy. This background, and her passion for working with athletes, led her towards directing rehabilitation for Olympians, amateur, professional and collegiate athletes.  She has also been a volunteer physical therapist with professional rodeo’s Justin Sports Medicine Team and professional volleyball’s AVP and FIVP tours.

Colleen is a sixth-generation San Luis Obispo County native and an outdoor enthusiast. She enjoys working with and giving back to a community that has given so much to her, hiking with her family, and taking on new challenges as she ages which have included running with the bulls in Pamplona, a tough mudder and first marathon, learning to snowboard, and having two kids at almost 40. 



University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2006


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California

Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, December 2001

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Jonathan GrisantiPT, DPT, OCS, CSCS


Jonathan received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northern Arizona University in 2017 and then completed an Orthopedic Residency in 2018 to become a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Sports and performance has been an area of focus with a particular emphasis on ACL injuries. He is passionate about helping his patients reach their goals. To stay up to date on the most recent techniques and research, Jonathan has become certified in Blood Flow Restriction and regularly attends courses to learn the updated research. Jonathan has been working with local sports teams and does regular community lectures to better educate individuals on healthy sports participation.

During undergraduate studies at The Master’s University, Jonathan studied Kinesiology and Physical Education with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy. He graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2014.

Jonathan first became passionate about physical therapy after injuring his knee in high school basketball. He is dedicated to helping people live life without the burden of pain and physical limitations by using evidence-based practice and compassionate care.

In his free time, Jonathan loves camping, backpacking, playing sports, trying new things, and spending time with his wife, family, and friends. 


Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2017

The Master’s University, Santa Clarita, California
Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology and Physical Education, May 2014

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Nick WatsonPT, DPT, OCS, CSCS


Nick was born and raised in the Central Valley in Clovis, California. He played collegiate soccer for Fresno Pacific University where he graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He then continued his education with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Azusa Pacific University in 2018 after which he completed an Orthopedic Residency with Kaiser Permanente Ontario in February 2020. His primary professional interest is in orthopedics and he is board certified as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and has his certifications in Personalized Blood Flow restriction (BFR) as well as being a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS). In his personal life, enjoys spending time with his wife, friends, and family as well as playing sports, hiking, and traveling. 


Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

Doctor of Physical Therapy, December 2018


Fresno Pacific University, Fresno, CA

Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, May 2015

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Wendy GreenPT, DPT


Wendy has lived most of her life in Southern California where she raised four sons. She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences at their San Marcos, California campus. Her undergraduate degrees are in Psychology, Nutrition, and Kinesiology. She is certified in Blood Flow Restriction Training and is passionate about researching and implementing evidence-based treatments for patients.

Outside of the office, Wendy enjoys participating in triathlons, cycling, swimming, hiking, playing tennis, rowing, kayaking, and many other outdoor activities. Staying active has always been a priority to her. Indoors she loves to cook, enjoy the company of family and friends, read, play board games, and occasionally sing karaoke.


The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, San Marcos, CA

Doctor of Physical Therapy, April 2021


Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA

Associate in Arts, Applied Health, Nutrition, & Kinesiology, August 2016


San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, May 1990


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Julie SullivanPT, DPT


Julie was raised on the western slope of Colorado and attended the University of Colorado in Boulder, receiving a degree in Integrated Physiology. She then relocated to Portland, ME to receive a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of New England. Following graduation in 2021, she decided to explore the opposite coast and see what the beautiful area of San Luis Obispo has to offer.

Julie is passionate about maximizing her clients’ potential and returning them to doing what they value most. She enjoys treating those of all ages for orthopedic, neurological, and/or cardiovascular-related conditions.

In her free time, Julie enjoys running, cycling, rollerblading, and stand-up paddleboarding.


University of New England, Portland, Maine

Doctor of Physical Therapy, May 2021


University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Bachelor of Arts, Integrated Physiology, May 2018

Minor: Business

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Tyler AlmeidaPTA


Tyler was born and raised on the Central Coast of California. He attended California Polytechnic University and earned his Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology with a focus on exercise science and health promotion. Later, he would go on to earn his Associate's degree in the Physical Therapist Assistant program at San Juan College in Farmington, New Mexico. Tyler's hobbies include hiking, backpacking, camping, and playing soccer. 


San Juan College, Farmington, New Mexico

Associate of Applied Science, Physical Therapy Assistant, Dec. 2020


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, June 2014

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Brittany RuizFront Office Manager


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