Coastal Carlsbad Staff

Ryan Paik

Ryan Paik DPT, OCS

  • Dr. Paik graduated from Oregon State University in 2004, where he received his B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science. He then went on to recieve his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chapman University in 2007. He came aboard the Gaspar Physical Therapy team in 2009 and became board certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) in 2012. Dr. Paik was born and raised in Hilo, HI and grew up playing baseball since the age of 5. Using his knowledge and experience with playing baseball, he developed an interest in treating baseball injuries.
  • Special interest in the overhead athlete including baseball, volleyball, or any throwing motion. Total body strength and conditioning approach to shoulder and elbow rehabilitation.

Specializing in Orthopedics, Athletic Injuries, Shoulder, Back and Knee Injuries.

Erika Bligh

Erika Bligh DPT, OCS

  • Dr. England graduated from the University of Riverside with a B.S. in Biology in 2005 and also played 4 years of Division 1 Soccer. She then went onto USC where she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009 and has worked for Gaspar Physical Therapy since graduating. In 2010 she became board certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). She enjoys playing soccer and participating in running events on weekends.
  • Special interest in youth athletes, running, and soccer with a focus on body mechanics and performance enhancement

Specializing in treatment of Orthopedics, Athletic Injuries, Sports Medicine, and Knee Injuries.

Jennifer Schreckengaust

Jennifer Schreckengaust, DPT

  • After graduating from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Movement Science and being a four year starter on their field hockey team, Dr. Schreckengaust completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California. Graduating in 1999, she received the onor of the Order of the Golden Cane, an academic award for the most outstanding clinical science student in her class. She began her career at the University of Michigan MedRehab and MedSport facilities in Ann Arbor, MI and joined the Gaspar DPT family in 2003. Working part-time in the SPC location, Jen balances treating her patients with raising her three school aged children.

Specializing in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Shoulder, Knee, Geriatric Care and Orthotic Fabrication.

Julie C. Turner, OT/L CHT, Certified Hand Therapist

Julie C. Turner, OT/L CHT, Certified Hand Therapist

  • Julie received her B.S. degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Kansas in 1988. She pursued her special interest in hand/UE rehab and obtained her certification in hand therapy (CHT designation) in 1994. She’s had the opportunity to work in a variety of outpatient clinical settings as well as directly with hand surgeons.
  • Her mission is to provide high quality and personalized care in a supportive upbeat and professional setting and she believes patient education, active patient participation (in goal setting HEP and rehab) in addition to skilled hands on treatment are paramount in optimizing her patients rehabilitation experience and their successful outcomes.
  • In her free time, Julie strives to balance her love of cuisine with a variety of outdoor activities including running, sailing, hiking, skiing, and beach walks. She and her husband also enjoy traveling and spending time with their pets, friends and family.

Specializes in orthopedic and neurologic hand and upper extremity related conditions, acute/sub acute care, post-operative splinting and management.

Julie C. Turner, OT/L CHT, Certified Hand Therapist

Kristi Lupinetti PT, DPT, OCS, Cert.MDT

  • Dr. Lupinetti graduated from the Rutgers University in 2009 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She then went onto became a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and a Certified Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment (MDT) practitioner in 2013.
  • She came aboard the Gaspar Physical Therapy team in 2018 after relocating from New Jersey. 

Specializing in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Spine, Shoulder and Knee injuries/ post operative management with a focus on body mechanics and performance enhancement

Kate Clements, PTA

Kate Clements, PTA

  • BA University of Washington, 2010
  • AOS Physical Therapist Assistant, PIMA Medical Institute, Seattle, 2012
  • Certified Mat & Reformer Pilates Instructor
  • Registered Yoga Instructor
  • In her spare time Kate enjoys running, surfing, and cooking.

Specializes with orthopedic, neurological, sports, and geriatric/memory impairments where she can bring her love of health and fitness together with empowering people to reach the highest potential.