Tess Apinchapong, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Tess Apinchapong, PTA Photo


  • Associates of Science in Physical Therapy Assistant, Stanbridge University
  • Associates of Arts in Liberal Arts: Social and Behavioral Science, Santa Monica College

Tess Apinchapong chose physical therapy because of her passion for exercise and for her desire to empower people to move. Tess’ interests include orthopedic rehabilitation, pelvic floor rehabilitation, and sports injuries.

Advice that Tess has for physical therapy patients is to create a therapeutic alliance with the therapist. “Physical therapy is a collaboration between patient and therapist. The therapist will provide patients with the necessary tools for recovery that require cooperation with patients.”

Outside of work, Tess is an elite-level powerlifter. She enjoys dining at new restaurants and exploring different cuisines.
  • “Now, November 2016, Dr. Mark Mikhael operated on my right foot. He also was a top surgeon. He spent alof of time going over everything with me before surgery in the office. My foot is healing quickly! ”

    - Janet L.
  • “Got an appointment the very next day after breaking my leg. Thank the doctor at Burbank Urgent Care for calling over the referral. Everyone was very professional and compassionate. The PA and his assistant, Brian, were great at casting my leg with safety and comfort. What a relief! ”

    - Sai-Ling M.
  • “Dr Shahan Yacoublan is one of the best doctors I've ever dealt with, he performed a hip replacement on me and everything went extremely wall. I was walking with a walker the same day, with a cane in two weeks and by the fourth week I was on my feat without any assistance. I recommend him if you are looking for an excellent surgeon that cares about his pa ... ”

    - Edward C.
  • “Dr. Korcheck is the best. Everything is so organized, staff is very courteous ”

    - Ann A.
  • “Dr. Raven treated me for De Quervian's Tenosynovitis. He performed a tendon release surgery after cortisone shots were not effective. Dr. Raven is a kind, compassionate and to the point doctor! ”

    - Beth S.
  • “I waited approximately 10 years for Dr. Raymond Raven to perform a Dupuytren's Contracture release procedure on my right (dominant) hand because I was waiting for my insurance to change, and heard (from several medical professionals) that he was the best. I'm glad I waited. He is extraordinary in every way. It was well worth the wait. If you suffer from ... ”

    - Doc S.