Physical therapist, sports physical therapy, sports physical therapist - jenna pereaJenna Terranova, PTA

is a Physical Therapist Assistant and certified athletic trainer who works at the Northridge location.

Jenna originally joined the Vargo team in 2010 as an aide before graduating from California State University, Northridge with her bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training. Subsequently, she acquired her physical therapist assistant license from Cerritos College and rejoined the Vargo team as a PTA in the summer of 2016.

Jenna has a passion for working with patients to improve their quality of life by promoting functional exercise and movement. She enjoys working one-on-one with patients to become familiar with not only their injuries but their personalities as well, believing that healing comes from not only physical therapy but empathy and encouragement.

In her spare time, Jenna enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.

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Lisa Feeley, PT

Lisa graduated from California State University Northridge and became a Physical Therapist in 1993.  Her interest in the field of Physical Therapy began in high school when she was studying to become a certified Fitness Instructor.  She loved the study of kinesiology and has combined her passions for both fitness and Physical Therapy in her treatment approach. 

Initially, Lisa began her career in neurological rehabilitation working with brain injury and stroke patients, but has now developed her skills in outpatient orthopedics and is an ASTYM certified clinician.  She has a special interest in scoliosis and women’s health.  She is also a certified Pilates instructor and continues to teach a variety of fitness classes in her community. 

Lisa is married and has 2 daughters.  She enjoys exercise, hiking and spending time with her family camping and traveling.  You can also find her family at Boston Red Sox games and Green Bay Packers games as avid fans!

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ellie maysan vargo physical therapyElhum Naysan, PT, MPT

is a licensed Physical Therapist and has worked at the Northridge Vargo PT clinic since 2005 helping patients to restore function, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent and limit permanent physical disabilities for patients with injuries or suffering from chronic pain. She works one-on-one with patients to create and help execute therapy plans aimed at increasing flexibility, strength and endurance.

Prior to joining Vargo PT as a physical therapist, Ms. Naysan obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She earned her master’s degree in physical therapy from California State University, Northridge performing her rotations at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Centinela Hospital Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Married with two children, Ms. Naysan enjoys reading and spending time on the beach in her free time.

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dave feeley vargo physical therapy staffDavid Feeley, PT

is a Partner at Vargo PT and the Clinical Director of the Northridge Vargo PT clinic. He has been practicing physical therapy as a licensed Physical Therapist since 1993. A former collegiate baseball pitcher, he in now a sports physical therapist, specializing in baseball-related injuries including elbow and shoulder issues.

Mr. Feeley holds a bachelor’s degree in health education and physical therapy from California State University, Northridge. He began his work as a physical therapist in acute care. After his tenure there and after working at a number of other outpatient physical therapy clinics Mr. Feeley opened his own practice.

Mr. Feeley opened the Northridge office in 2001. He created a clinic that delivered great service which he defined as taking time to listen to each patient in order to focus on what they needed -- not what they could do -- to develop treatment plans which would be successful. He also put a high value on hands-on therapy which he believes yields better results. This treatment philosophy was widely popular in the community. In 2004 Mr. Feeley made the decision to merge with Vargo PT.

Mr. Feeley is ASTYM certified. He is married with two daughters. He enjoys his kids, their sporting activities as well as golfing in his free time.

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