David Turner, PT, ATC, Founder

David Turner
Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer, Owner

David Turner, PT, ATC received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont in 1989 and his Athletic Training Certificate in 1990. Dave brings over 25 years experience in a variety of physical therapy settings including private practice, hospitals and home health care, and has treated a wide range of patients from pediatrics to geriatrics. Before founding Advanced Physical Therapy & Ergonomics, Inc. in 2012 Dave worked for 13 years as a subject matter expert for Sandia National Labs in Livermore, CA where he provided Livermore physical therapy services and was their medical ergonomic consultant.

Dave has completed over 3,000 hours of continuing education as he is constantly striving to provide his patients with the best possible care and most up to date treatment options. Dave is passionate about helping people feel better both physically and mentally, and he continually motivates his patients to achieve their wellness goals through therapy, diet and exercise.

When he is not treating patients at the clinic, Dave stays active by running and spending time with his wife and 4 kids.

Professional Associations

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • California Physical Therapy Association
  • Orthopedic, Private Practice and Occupational Health Sections of the APTA
  • Manual Therapy & Occupational Health Special Interest Groups
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
  • National Athletic Trainers Association


Kathy Burger, Office and Billing Manager

Kathy Burger
Office and Billing Manager

Kathy comes with 23 years experience working in the medical administration field. She handles all aspects of the front office including helping our patients with scheduling, insurance questions and coordinating care with other doctors and specialists. Kathy enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and four kids.

Dave Barker. BS, Physical Therapist Aide

Dave Barker
BS, Physical Therapist Aide

Dave received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from CSU Dominguez Hills in 2014. Dave is currently in the process of taking final pre-requisite classes so he can apply to Graduate School for Physical Therapy or Physical Therapist Assistant.

Dave is also a Certified Personal Trainer and training to become a Pilates Instructor. Dave is active in High School and Junior College basketball officiating, his dream is to become an official for the NBA.

Christian Grant

Christian Grant

Christian joined our team in 2015. She brings an HR administrative background and is an essential part of our team. She coordinates all appointments and insurance questions for all of our patients. She loves spending time with her husband a 1-1/2 yr old daughter and two dogs.