Larry Brown

Larry completed his undergraduate and graduate studies with an emphasis in Sports Medicine and Exercise Physiology form San Diego State University. In 1978, he was awarded a Certificate in Athletic Training by the National Athletic Trainers Association and in 1981 earned his Certificate in Physical Therapy from Children's Hospital of Los Angeles School of Physical Therapy. Larry obtained the prestigious Graduate Diploma in Advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy from the University of South Australia in 1994. From 1982-1987, Larry served as Director of Sports Medicine for Scripps Clinic and research Foundation.

During this time, he also was an assistant Athletic Trainer for the San Diego Chargers Football Club and Physical Therapy Consultant to the San Diego Padres Baseball Club. From 1987-1991, Larry directed the Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Center and was Special Physical Therapy Consultant to the San Francisco Giants Baseball Club. In 1991, Larry founded COAST Physical Therapy Specialists to bring a new standard of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy care to the growing Ventura County.

In addition to his clinical background, Larry has taught numerous courses in Manual Therapy, PNF and Locomotor Biomechanics throughout the US and Australia, and has published several research and review papers. Larry is also a Full Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists and a Member of the Manipulative Physiotherapists Association of Australia.

Balancing his life, Larry spends his pleasure time with his wife Jennifer and their children as well as playing tennis, walking the dogs and mountain biking.