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Pritzl Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation

Patrick Pritzl, PT

Pat graduated from California State University, Northridge in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science/Physical Therapy. He spent one year at UCI Medical Center before becoming the Director of Physical Therapy at American Physiotherapy Institute in Pico Rivera. In June of 1987, Pat and Peggy founded Pritzl Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation in San Juan Capistrano. Pat has taken an active role in supporting and working with local youth and high school sports programs. Pat is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Sports/Orthopedic Sections of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Pat enjoys surfing, snowboarding, biking, golfing, local high school and college sports and spending time with his family.

Peggy Pritzl, PTA

Peggy Pritzl is a Physical Therapist Assistant and graduated from Cerritos College in 1988. She is co-owner of Pritzl Physical Therapy where she has worked since graduation. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Sports/Orthopedic Sections of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Her outside interests include skiing, hiking, biking, stand-up paddle boarding, reading and spending time with her family.

We've added personal training to our clinic

Nathan Gutierrez, NASM CPT

Nathan graduated from California State University Fullerton in 2015 earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology. He has been an integral part of the Pritzl Physical Therapy team since 2008. His interest in kinesiology began as an avid athlete in a number of sports and while taking a sports medicine class during high school. Having suffered various injuries himself, Nathan knows the importance of healing, overall good health and functional living after physical therapy. As a personal trainer, his objective is to help you return to a functional lifestyle and to realize your personal fitness goals.

Nathan’s interests include surfing, bodyboarding, beach volleyball, camping, dancing and spending time with family and friends.

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 85,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy’s role in the nation’s health care system. Learn more