Content Advisory Board

About Content Review

Physio Ed. contributors include practicing clinicians in preventive medicine and movement science. Our writers and on-camera contributors are licensed experts in their field.

We use a multi-step process to assure all our content is accurate to the current best medical practices. Content is first written by licensed and practicing experts in their field. The next step is editing, done by the medical editors at Physio Ed. to assure the information is clear and accessible. Finally, the content is reviewed by the Content Advisory Board to confirm our content maintains current medical recommendations. We also keep a review schedule of past topics so you know the information is up to date.

This is how you can trust you’re getting the best preventative advice and treatment options available.

Content Advisory Board Members

The Physio Ed. Content Advisory Board includes field experts and well respected university-level educators.  Their connection to medical research and practices ensures content with positive real-life applications. 

Kathy Doubleday PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Doubleday is an advocate for patient rights and access to care. She has earned the respect of peers, academics, physicians and surgeons for her thoughtful approach and highly successful patient outcomes. She continues to practice physical therapy at her clinic in Ojai, California.

Yogi Matharu, PT, DPT, OCS

Yogi Matharu is the Director at USC Physical Therapy, a faculty practice of the USC Department of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. He specializes in orthopedic and neurologic disorders. Dr. Matharu is a board-certified Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and is a member of the Orthopedic Section of the APTA.

Liz Poppert DPT

Liz Poppert, PT, DPT, MS, OCS

Liz Poppert balances an academic and clinical approach to physical therapy. She is a USC faculty member, and has a private practice in Santa Monica, California. Dr. Poppert aims to educate students and practitioners of physical therapy to apply best evidence, biomechanics and principles of therapeutic exercise to maximize patient outcomes and physical performance.

Julia Itamura PT, DPT, OCS

Julia Itamura specializes in physical therapy in Los Angeles, CA and has over 27 years of experience in the field of medicine. Dr. Itamura taught at USC as an adjunct assistant professor of clinical physical therapy. She is a contributor to academic publications and textbooks and publications regarding application of physical therapy to various conditions.