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Dr. Ashley Manoogian PT, DPT, CCRT

Physical Therapist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist

Dr. Ashley Manoogian received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Southern California in 2010. During her undergraduate studies, she worked as a student Athletic Trainer in the USC Athletic Medicine Department. Dr. Manoogian continued her education at USC, graduating with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013.

While completing her Doctorate studies, Dr. Manoogian worked as a research assistant for the Locomotor Experience Applied Post-Stroke (LEAPS) study, aiming to improve rehabilitation approaches for stroke survivors. She volunteered with USC Fit Families to teach at-risk children and their families the importance of healthy eating and physical activity, and with the Southern California Special Olympics Summer Games providing health and physical fitness screenings for the athletes.

Dr. Manoogian attained further credentials as a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, a distinction awarded by the Canine Rehabilitation Institute. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) as well as the Orthopedic and Animal Rehabilitation Special Interest groups. In 2015, Dr. Manoogian was appointed as a Nominating Committee Member in the APTA Animal Rehabilitation Special Interest Group. In her position there, she works to further the profession of animal rehabilitation. In addition to this, Dr. Manoogian is CPR certified and regularly attends continuing education courses to further her knowledge.

Dr. Manoogian’s desire to combine her extensive physical therapy knowledge and manual skills - coupled with her love of animals - is what drew her to California Animal Rehabilitation. Her passion for sports injury prevention, post-operative rehabilitation, and biomechanical analysis is evident in her multifaceted and highly effective approach to animal rehabilitation.

Dr. Manoogian additionally applies her expertise by focusing on sport-specific training for canine athletes and task-specific rehabilitation for working dogs, ensuring a return to function and maintenance of peak performance.

In her free time Dr. Manoogian enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her friends, family and rescue dog, John Snow. Dr. Manoogian is also an avid USC football fan and can often be found cheering on her alma mater.

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Dr. Kendall Ederer, PT, DPT, NCS

Physical Therapist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Neurologic Clinical Specialist

Dr. Kendall Ederer graduated from Miami University in Ohio in 2011 with a B.S. in Kinesiology and Sports Studies. Following her time at Miami University, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia to pursue her dreams of becoming a physical therapist at Emory University. She graduated from Emory University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2014.

After graduation, Dr. Ederer moved to Long Beach, California to continue her education and begin her career with a Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency at Precision Rehabilitation. During her residency, Dr. Ederer treated adults and children with neurologic conditions, taught in multiple physical therapy programs, performed research for individuals in the neurologic population, and completed additional coursework to become a Neurologic Clinical Specialist.

Dr. Ederer has always had a love for animals and is excited to combine her love for physical therapy with her love for animals here at CARE. When not at CARE, she continues to treat humans with neurologic conditions both at the California Rehabilitation Institute and on an outpatient basis at Precision Rehabilitation.

Dr. Ederer also continues to teach physical therapy to graduate students as part of the anatomy and neurologic teams at Mount St. Mary’s University. She is an American Physical Therapy Association member and is CPR certified.

In her free time, Dr. Ederer enjoys exploring California, traveling, hiking, and spending time outdoors on the marina and beach with her friends, family, and of course, puppy!

Dr. Katie Reinhardt, PT, DPT, CCRT

Physical Therapist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist

Animals have always had a special place in Dr. Reinhardt’s life, and she is quite excited to combine two of her passions at California Animal Rehabilitation!

Dr. Reinhardt graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Biology and a minor in psychology. She received a college scholarship to compete for the NCAA Division One gymnastics team during her time there. After graduation, she worked in the canine gait lab at Davis’ school of veterinary medicine and helped publish “Forelimb Brachial Muscle Activation Patterns Using Surface Electromyography and Their Relationship to Kinematics in Normal Dogs Walking and Trotting” in the journal Comparative Exercise Physiology in 2014. The goal of the study was to help identify canines with neuromusculoskeletal disabilities earlier in the disease process in order to provide effective therapeutic treatment.

Dr. Reinhardt graduated from the University of Southern California with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in May, 2014. During physical therapy school, she completed clinical internships from Riverside to San Francisco to Philadelphia, working in outpatient clinics, hospitals, and government programs with babies, children, and adults. She mostly worked with patients with orthopedic and neurological pathologies, undergoing specialty training in orthotics and lymphedema management.

Dr. Reinhardt loves the diverse field of physical therapy and feels best when providing help for those who need it most. Dr. Reinhardt is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, is CPR certified, and is proud to have completed the necessary coursework to become a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist.

When Dr. Reinhardt is not working at CARE, she enjoys spending time with friends, partaking in new outdoor adventures, discovering delicious restaurants, attending concerts of all genres, and exploring the myriad multi-cultural festivities that the vibrant neighborhoods of Los Angeles have to offer.  Dr. Reinhardt is fortunate enough to have her family nearby in Riverside and to be able to often spend time with her parents and family dog - Snickers, the cairn terrier - whom she named at age 10.

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