About Us

We Can Help You Get Back Doing the Things You Love

WE ARE MOVEMENT SPECIALISTS

Most athletes, from the pro’s to weekend warriors and everyone in between, get injured at some point. We specialize in 1 on 1 hands on treatment to get you achieving your highest level of function. When you target the source of the injury you can recover faster than ever and get back to performing your best.

The last thing you want when you’re on top of the world, performing at the peak of your performance, is an injury – and it can happen to anyone. Natural talent, destiny and all the luck in the world simply does not play a factor in real life – after all, even the greats get injured sometimes.

Our job is to help you unlock the maximum potential from your body. We ensure that you can perform at your highest capacity on the field, in your job, or with your friends without any difficulties, while reducing your risk of injury as much as possible in the process.

Think about it this way: in order to really give 110%, you have feel 110%. You have to be confident that you’re not going to push too hard and end up with an injury. We drastically reduce those risks so that you can raise your physical and mental game to their highest levels.

DREW MORCOS

PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, DNSP, ATC, CSCS, FAAOMPT

Drew is the founder of MOTUS, a functional movement approach to clinical rehabilitation for professional athletes to youth athletes to weekend warriors and everyone in between. Prior to opening his own practice, he was the Director of Rehabilitation at the University of Southern California-Athletic Medicine Department for 5 years. He continues to serve as an Adjunct Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy for the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC.

Drew earned a B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from USC followed by completion of a residency in Orthopaedics and a fellowship in Sports Physical Therapy through Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles.

Drew possesses a very unique combination of experience from both hands-on and instructor roles. He is a sought-after athletic trainer and physical therapist in the NFL, NBA, Division 1 Athletics, USA Indoor Volleyball, USA/AVP Beach Volleyball and the World’s Strongest Man Competition.

Drew serves on the board of context experts to design item questions for the Sports Clinical Specialist exam. He is also a clinical instructor for the Kaiser Permanente Sports Fellowship program and Azusa Pacific University Physical Therapy Department. Lastly, he was the primary Clinical Instructor for the USC Division 1 Sports Fellowship program, one of only three programs in the nation.

Kellen Matsuno

PT, DPT, OCS

Kellen received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2018 and his Bachelors of Science in Health Science with a minor in Psychology from Chapman University in 2013. Following graduation from USC’s Physical Therapy program, Kellen went on to complete a yearlong residency through USC with a specialization in orthopedics. Kellen Is currently an APTA board certified Orthopedics Clinical Specialist (OCS), NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and currently assists in clinical education curriculum in the USC Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. He has experience working with a variety of patients ranging from geriatrics and pediatrics to elite collegiate and professional athletes.

Natalie Peterson

PT, DPT, OCS

Natalie received her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy in 2011 from San Diego State University (SDSU) where she competed on the NCAA Division I Track & Field Team. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from Azusa Pacific University (APU) in 2017.  Natalie completed her residency in orthopedics at Kaiser Permanente Southern California and became an APTA board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2018. Natalie current assists as Adjunct Faculty in Physical Therapy Department at Azusa Pacific University.

HANNAH WALLIS

PT, DPT, OCS

Hannah received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2016, where she graduated top of her class and was awarded the Order of the Golden Cane and Academic Honors. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology with a minor in Psychology and a focus in Neuroscience from Providence College in 2012. Hannah is currently an APTA board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), a Certified Pilates Instructor, and a Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms). Her athletic background led her to appreciate movement and a career in physical therapy. She has experience working with youth to professional athletes, sedentary to recreationally active adults, pre- and postpartum mothers, post-surgical patients, and neurological patients. She believes in a holistic approach – integrating manual therapy, functional movement training, science based exercise, and healthy mindset education to guide her patients back to their goals and activities confidently.

SALLY MORCOS

PT, DPT, PCS

Sally Morcos received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2006. She is a board certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist (PCS) since 2011 and has practiced pediatric physical therapy at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for over 10 years. Sally has extensive experience in the management of the pediatric patient with neurologic, orthopedic, and muscular dysfunctions. Over the years she has developed expertise in the treatment of high risk infants, torticollis and developmental delay. She has administered developmental assessments for high risk infants and serves as Adjunct Faculty at the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy Program for pediatric courses. Sally is one of the co-founders and past president of Red Star Riders, a non-profit organization that provides adaptive tricycles to children with special needs and physical disabilities. The experience she has gained allows her to bring the knowledge and highly skilled treatment approach expected of Children’s Hospital into the MOTUS approach. She now heads the pediatric division of MOTUS.

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