About Our Clinic

Majority of our staff is fluent in Spanish!
We offer state of the art rehabilitation in a caring, family based environment. Cal Rehab values high quality service and the highest level of excellence in care with a focus on cutting edge "Hands On” techniques: Nerve Glides, Massage, Joint Mobilization, Active and Myofascial Release.

California Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy
Downey Clinic

12555 Lakewood Blvd. Unit D
Downey CA 90242

Phone number: (562) 923-4704
Fax number: (562) 923-6709


Programs and Equipment:

• Core Stabilization • Vestibular/balance training
• Postural Training • McConnell & Kinesio taping
• Med ex exercise equipment • Traction Table
• Ultrasound Paraffin • Iontophoresis
• Electric Stimulation • Cryotherapy

Our Staff:

Robert Zolg, MPT, ATC, Director Physical Therapy
Over 20 years experience. 11 years as LA Kings Hockey Team PT
I graduated with my Masters of Physical Therapy from USC in 1990. Previously, I attended the University of the Pacific, where I earned my Bachelors in Sports Medicine, and was co-captain of the football team. I was introduced to physical therapy after a season-ending ACL surgery in college, before eventually pursuing my post-graduate education and career as a physical therapist. Initially employed by the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, I worked with many professional athletes from the NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL, before being hired as the Team Physical Therapist for the Los Angeles Kings, where I worked for 11 years with players from Wayne Gretzky to Luc Robitaille.

Lori Raber, PTA
Over 20 years experience in PT

I am a Certified Athletic Trainer (1988), a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (1991) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (2006). I served as a Certified Athletic Trainer at La Mirada H.S. for 10 years and an instructor for Cerritos College.

Robert LeSueur DPT Doctor of Physical Therapy
Graduated from USC with a doctorate in Physical Therapy and BYU with a BS in Exercise Science. Background of competitive Mens Volleyball.

A division dedicated to the complex treatment of Hands!
• Custom Static/Dynamic Splinting.
• Upper Extremity Whirlpool & wound care.
• Customized edema & scar pad fittings
• Desensitization program
• Ergonomic training

Alessia DiGennaro Kerner, OTR/L Advanced Practitioner in Hand Therapy
Over 12 years experience in hand therapy

Alessia graduated in 1999 from Quinnipiac University with a BS degree in Occupational Therapy. She has been board certified in Occupational Therapy since 1999 and is licensed as an advanced practitioner in both hand therapy and physical agent modalities for the state of California. Her clinical practice has centralized on evaluation and treatment of hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions since 2001. She has attended numerous continuing education courses related to the field of hand therapy.


A soft-tissue mobilization technique that facilitates healing in chronic/fibrotic
tendinitis and soft-tissue injuries: 88% success rate in outcome studies.

Joel Mallari COTA, ASTYM Certified Therapist
I have over 15 years experience in hand therapy and have received continuing education in areas such as Skilled Kinesiotape application and the ASTYM soft-tissue mobilization program. Since graduating from Loma Linda University's OTA program in 1997, I have worked in hospitals such as USC, Western Medical Center and Casa Colina.

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