Encinitas Staff

Paul D. Gaspar

Paul D. Gaspar

  • Doctor Of Physical Therapy, USC 1992
  • President/Founder of Gaspar Physical Therapy
  • Cardiac Certified Specialist (CCS) (APTA)
  • Bressi Ranch (Carlsbad), Encinitas

Dr. Gaspar is the co-author of a textbook chapter in a clinical textbook on cardiovascular disease PT and primary investigator, for two orthopaedic research studies. He also developed California Physical Therapy Association standards for practice excellence.

James Craig Rice

James “Craig” Rice

  • Doctor Of Physical Therapy, USC 1999
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)(APTA)
  • Clinical Director/Partner – Encinitas Office
Specializing in Orthopedics, Spine Care, Shoulder and Knee injuries, Sports Medicine, Personal Training, Balance Disorders.
Kai Somple Marcus

Kai Somple Marcus

  • Director of Aquatic Therapy
  • Doctor Of Physical Therapy, MSMC 2006
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) (APTA)
  • Encinitas/Waterworks Aquatics Center, Carlsbad
Specializes in orthopedic injuries with an emphasis in sports related injuries, as well as practicing aquatic therapy.
Summer Poutney

Summer Somple Pountney

  • Doctor Of Physical Therapy, MSMC 2006
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS)(APTA)
  • Director of Aquatic Therapy
  • Encinitas/Waterworks Aquatics Center, Carlsbad
Specializing in sports medicine, orthopedics, wellness & prevention.
Philip DeMoss

Philip DeMoss

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University 2013
  • Encinitas
Specializing in general orthopedics.
Eme Howard

Vicki Dehner

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, USC 2011
  • Encinitas/DPT Sports Performance Center (Carlsbad)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Jake Martin

Jake Martin

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine 2016
  • Encinitas
He has advanced skills in manual physical therapy treatment of the neck, spine, and pelvis. He plans to pursue an Orthopedic Clinic Specialty, and further courses in the use of instrument assisted soft tissue massage for the treatment of orthopedic injuries.