HealthStream PT was established in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as a virtual outpatient physical therapy clinic servicing California. Our business model is to deliver quality one-on-one care to patients with limited access to nearby physical therapy. Physical therapy should always be just within reach.
Amanda Chu, PT, DPT
Amanda attended undergrad at University of California, San Diego and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy at University of St. Augustine in 2014. In her free time, Amanda enjoys scuba diving, hiking, backpacking, camping, and the great outdoors.
Jesse Ortiz, DPT
Jesse Ortiz has spent most of his life in San Diego, California, where he earned his BS in Kinesiology from CSU San Marcos (San Diego) and his DPT degree from San Diego State University. He has also worked in Eugene, Oregon and Austin, Texas. He is passionate about working with a wide variety of patients with orthopaedic injuries. He is a Certified Manual Physical Therapist, recognized by the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. When not in the clinic, he can often be found in the gym, hiking, or enjoying sports events with friends and family.
Chad Julian, PT, DPTChad is a bilingual Doctor of Physical Therapy with 10 years of experience working in a variety of settings. Chad graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Nutrition from Point Loma University then went on to receive his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chapman University in Orange County California. Chad is passionate about improving his patient’s quality of life through movement, motivation and education. In his spare time, Chad is avid sailor, surfer, traveler and hobby chef. He enjoys spending his days on the ocean, exploring the offshore islands off the coast of California.
Priscilla Coghi-Bolanos, PTA
Priscilla is a recent Physical Therapist Assistant graduated from San Diego Mesa College. Priscilla is originally from Costa Rica however she has called San Diego her home for the last 7 years. Priscilla started her career in Costa Rica as a Physical Therapist from Universidad Santa Paula in 2005 and later complemented her career with an Associates in Occupational Health from Universidad Tecnica de Alajuela in 2007. Since then she has been passionate about helping patients achieve their goals in multiple settings. In her spare time, Priscilla enjoys hiking with her dogs and husband, going to the beach, dancing, and traveling.
Emily Seaton, PTA
Emily is a certified massage therapist and licensed physical therapist assistant. She enjoys motivating people to perform exercises with the goal of reducing pain and improving function. In her free time, she hikes, swims, and spends time with family and friends.
Nicole Jaffke, PTANicole completed her BS in exercise physiology at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI and her masters degree in a sports medicine program at Azusa Pacific University. She then became a dual licensed medical professional as a Physical Therapist Assistant and a Certified Athletic Trainer. Previously, Nicole worked at an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic in San Diego, treating and healing patients of all ages and abilities. Her passion is to help every single person live their healthiest, most active, pain-free life, filled with all the activities that they love. In her free time, Nicole is a competitive distance runner competing in the marathon distance. Besides logging miles, Nicole enjoys spending time at the beach or hiking with friends and family!
Nikolas DeWinne, PT, DPT
Nik is a bilingual Doctor of Physical Therapy, born and raised in central Texas and attended undergrad at Texas Tech University. He was first a high school math teacher and basketball coach, but then changed careers to physical therapy. He attended and played basketball for San Diego City College (2017 CCCAA State Champions) and transferred to Mount Saint Mary’s University where he completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy. Nik enjoys working with a variety of ages and finds joy in helping people get back to a better quality of life through education, compassion, and movement. He spends his free time with his two dogs and wife, in his garden, traveling, or playing basketball.
Isaiah Spellman, PTAIsaiah was born and raised in San Diego/Chula Vista California, where he received his PTA degree from Concorde Career College in 2016. Since then, Isaiah has spent most of his career in the skilled nursing and home health setting; working with a wide range of patients, where he has refined his skills in a variety of rehabilitation techniques. Isaiah believes in the importance of internal and external well-being in order to thrive and achieve a healthy life. In his free time he loves to study and preach the gospel, swim, weight lift/HIIT training, and watch movies.
Jason Wong, PT, DPT, HWCC, NBC-HWC
Dr. Jason Wong’s passion in life is empowering people to live a pain-free life and cultivate change in their lives.
As a 14+ year practicing doctor of physical therapy, he has worked with everyone from the Chinese National Gymnastics team, cyclists biking down the coast of California, to your friend’s grandmother in the hospital. Through these experiences he has developed a deep knowledge of body integration through the lens of physics, a skillset to aid healing at the physical and emotional intersect, and a belief that the capacity for change in the body must align with one’s values.
In his spare time, you can find him on the sand courts playing volleyball, curiously discovering all the ways you can exercise and move your body through classes, videos, and trial and error wherever he goes, shaking his hips on a nearby dance-floor with friends, or in the kitchen cooking up a tasty (usually Asian influenced) meal at home.
Dr. Wong completed his studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for Rehabilitation Psychology, followed by the University of Southern California for Doctor of Physical Therapy respectively.