George S. Young, MS, DPT, OCS

George earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy after many years of studying and clinical practice. He received his Master of Science degree in 1982 and his Bachelor of Science in 1972 from University of Southern California. In 1995, has was certified a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) and received his recertifications in 2005 and 2015. He is the owner and active physical therapist at Alamitos Physical Therapy. He is also an active member of the Rotary Club of Los Alamitos-Seal Beach, where he served as President for 2006-2007.

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Rotary Club of Los Alamitos-Seal Beach

Ellie 2 Eleanor ("Ellie") Ho, MPT, CLT-LANA

Eleanor is our Certified Lymphedema Therapist. She graduated with a Master of Physical Therapy in 1989 from Children's Hospital Los Angeles--Chapman University. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1983 from University of California, Davis. After completing her MLD/CDT Certification with the Klose Norton School of Lymphedema Therapy, Eleanor established the Lymphedema Program at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and was the Clinical Supervisor.

Ellie is a busy lady with two kids away at graduate school in two different universities.

Eleanor joined us in January, 2007 to provide the individual attention that lymphedema and cancer patients deserve and need.

Chapman College
UC Davis

Dylan Spetzman, PTA

Dylan grew up in Orange County, CA and attended Cypress College where he received his Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in science and math. While attending Cypress College, he began working as a physical therapy aide where he noticed he had a real passion for working with and treating patients. Following this, he decided to attend Concorde Career College in Garden Grove, CA where he earned his Physical Therapy Assistant degree. Throughout his clinical experiences, he found he especially enjoyed working with orthopedic, sports injuries and post-surgical patients. In his free time, Dylan enjoys hiking, trying new restaurants, video games and various sports. He has been a team member of Alamitos PT since Sept 2019.

Sharon Nemitz Sharon Nemitz, Patient Care Coordinator

Sharon Nemitz has been with Alamitos Physical Therapy since 2015. She has worked in the medical field for 40+ years. Prior to her employment here, she was in orthopedics for 18 years until her injuries in 2013 and 2014 (which brought her here as a patient first).

She is married, has two adult children (both are married) and she has two grandsons which she adores. She loves her pets, which consist of two cats and two dogs and if space permitted, she would probably have more.

Sharon likes to spend time with family and friends; is very involved in her church; enjoys watching sports, especially soccer when her grandsons play.

Brad Bradley Shumway, PT, DPT, OCS

Brad graduated from Western University in 2009 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He has over 20 years of physical therapy and athletic training experience and is board certified in orthopedics by the ABPTS. He received his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Cal Poly SLO in 2003.

He is married and has three young boys. In his free time, he enjoys trail running, surfing, and camping with his family. He also volunteers with Up and Running Again, a group that helps coach and train members of local rescue missions to run half marathons.

He has worked with many different patient populations including chronic pain, acute care, and pediatrics but has found his passion in orthopedics. His treatment approach is taking his active life-style and helping others improve their health and function.

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Our Labrador Retriever, Riley, AKC Registered as Sgt. Ranger Riley.

In Memorium RIP 5/21/2018

Our clinical team and support staff are committed to promoting optimal health and high quality of life. We have an atmosphere that is conducive to productivity; both with the staff and with the patients. Our goal is a stress-free office.

Our employees are rewarded daily as they watch patient's progress. The growth of our patient population combined with their satisfaction is what keeps us eager to return to work each day.

Browse around our site and see how easy it is to find the service you need. We guarantee a secure and risk-free experience, and we are certain that you will be pleased. To customize a rehabilitation plan that's right for you, please contact us by phone at (562) 795-5295 or by FAX at (562) 795-5297 or by e-mail at

We often host physical therapy graduate student interns from California State University-Long Beach, Loma Linda University, and Chapman University. These students are enrolled in the Physical Therapy departments and are seeking their Doctoral Degree. We are constantly challenged by these students as the bring fresh knowledge, ideas, and enthusiasm as well as potential new solutions. We enjoy having the opportunity to train and educate them while they help us grow.

We hope you will enjoy them too.

California State University Long Beach