Pogson Physical Therapy has four specialized, experienced physical therapists with diverse backgrounds and experience including orthopedic sports medicine, osteopathic,  craniosacral, and yoga based philosophies.

Christopher Pogson



Chris has over 20 years of clinical experience in orthopedics and sports physical therapy. Before starting Pogson Physical Therapy, Chris worked at the UCLA Sports Physical Therapy Center for over five years. He currently serves as a Residency Advisor for the UCLA Family Health Sports Medicine Fellowship and is a clinical instructor for physical therapy interns from a variety of graduate schools.

Chris received his Bachelors of Science degree in Physical Education, with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology, from California State University, Sacramento. He pursued graduate studies at Mount St. Mary’s College, where he earned his Masters degree in Physical Therapy. In 2001, Chris completed the Kaiser Los Angeles Orthopedic Manual Therapy Fellowship, during which he studied complex orthopedic injury management.

In his private practice Chris works with a wide range of patients, including adolescent, collegiate, professional and olympic caliber athletes as well as those trying to get back to an active lifestyle. Chris attends weekly continuing education lectures covering a variety of sports medicine topics at UCLA.


Degrees and Certifications

  • MPT – Masters of Physical Therapy from Mount St. Mary’s College
  • OCS – Orthopedic Clinical Specialist from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists
  • FAAOMPT – Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists
  • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association

Other therapists also practicing
at Pogson Physical Therapy

  • Kenneth Paik, DPT, OCS
  • Joyce Wilkinson, PT
  • Sydney Risser, PT