meet the team
Sevak Khodabakhshian D.C., QME
Dr. Sevak Khodabakhshian, a local chiropractor at Omega Rehab & Sport, caring for the community of Thousand Oaks and cities of the surrounding Conejo Valley, graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, CA in March of 2001 at the top of his class with both academic (Cum Laude) and clinical honors (Clinical Excellence Award).
Dr. Khodabakhshian (Dr. K) has extensive experience in both fitness training (National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer) and rehabilitation of athletic injuries and non-athletic injuries alike.
He is the co-founder of Omega Sport & Rehab (established in 2004) a company developed to meet the demand for comprehensive physical rehabilitation and enhancement of human performance through an active care model utilizing both physical therapists and chiropractors.
He as worked extensively with professional organizations to develop back safety programs and lectures regularly on injury prevention. To this end, Dr. Sevak writes a bi-monthly health column for the Ventura County Star titled “To Your Health” dedicated to the proactive health education. Municipalities and companies he has worked with include City of San Jose Fire and Police Departments, Conejo Valley Unified School District, Simi Valley Unified School District, Rio School District, Amgen and the City of Thousand Oaks among many others.
Dr. Sevak has completed more than 50 hours of post-graduate training in industrial disability evaluation and is currently a California State appointed Qualified Medical Evaluator (Q.M.E.).
He received his Bachelors Degree in physical anthropology from California State University Northridge in December of 1993. Dr. Sevak is an avid surfer and describes himself as a nature lover. He is married to Tyaga, with one child and chose to settle in the Conejo Valley in 2003 for the abundant natural resources and tight knit communities it offers. He is a Thousand Oaks Rotarian and feels strongly about community involvement through volunteer work; dedicating his efforts to youth and community services.
COO/Clinical Director/Director of Occupation/Industrial Testing
Charles Aplin, ATC, CEAS
Chuck is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Ergonomic Assessment Specialist with extensive sports injury rehabilitation experience working in professional athletics and healthcare settings. He is the Clinical Director of the Omega Rehab & Sport and Director of their Occupational/Industrial Testing Services.
After graduating from the University of Kansas, Chuck moved to California to pursue his carrier in rehabilitation. Chuck currently holds certifications in MedX Lumbar & Cervical Testing/Training (specific testing and rehabilitation devices for spinal disorders), Lumbar & Cervical McKenzie techniques (Mechanical assessment and treatment of spinal disorders), Ergonomic Assessment Specialist, Drug Collection/Testing, and has been a Certified Athletic Trainer for the past 25 years. Currently, Chuck oversees all aspects of the occupational/industrial testing division at Omega Rehab & Sport. Over the course of 25 yrs, his experience in rehabilitation, training, and employment testing has allowed him to work with many organizations, including the Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL, the athletic departments of the University of Kansas and University of Oklahoma of the NCAA, National Cheerleading Association, USA Rugby, and numerous high school and youth sports, to name a few, as well as, varies global and local corporations and municipalities. Chuck is also Post-Graduate Faculty of Texas Chiropractic College for whom he teaches rehabilitation techniques and program development nationwide.
Currently, in addition to his many responsibilities with Omega, he is the Girls Varsity Basketball coach for Westlake High School, the high school coach for the VC Elite Girls Basketball Club’s high school team, and provides strength and conditioning programs for youth athletics. Chuck enjoys running, weight-training, coaching/training athletes, and being active in his church, but his greatest love is spending time with his beautiful wife Dana and his own three athletes, Giavanna, Madison, and Kade.
Lead Physical Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor
Anne O’Sullivan, MPT
Anne has actively engaged her patient population in wellness, corrective exercises, and rehabilitation for the past 21 years. Her vast experience in the field of rehabilitation encompasses almost every aspect of rehabilitation and exercise therapy including outpatient orthopedics, inpatient rehabilitation, aquatic therapy, geriatric rehabilitation and Pilates.
Anne started her career in physical therapy as a physical therapist assistant, with an AS from Pierce College in Woodland Hills. Years later she went back to California State University, Northridge to get her masters in physical therapy. She has completed an extensive year long certification program in classical Pilates through the Teague institute, which included mat and all the equipment exercises, along with the principles of Pilates. Additionally, she just completed a year long course in orthopedics and has taken numerous courses over the years and will continue to do so, in her pursuit of learning and being the best she can be.
She has studied the Pilates discipline extensively in Southern California. Recently, she has devoted considerable personal resources to integration her unique Pilates approach to rehabilitation to help her clients recover from injuries faster and more uniformly. She has now taken her field another step forward by introducing Pilates at Omega Rehab & Sport to our client population. She is eager to bring her vast experience and expertise to assist you in perfecting physical balance and enhancing function.
Nina Nori, D.C.
Dr. Nori grew up in Chicago and attended Palmer College of Chiropractic, West in San Jose where she graduated at the top of her class and served as the president of the Student American Chiropractic Association. She enjoys doing research on the latest advances in treatment, hiking, swimming, working out and spending time with her fiance Dr. Ben Adams, D.C.
Dr. Nina Nori has the exceptional combination of genuine compassion, dedicated professionalism and an earnest desire to be of service. Inspired by benefit she received from chiropractic care as a young adult, her background as a competitive swimmer and her strong philosophy of active-care makes her a perfect match for Omega Rehab & Sport. We could not be more thrilled to have her on the team.
Dr. Nori treats a wide variety of spinal conditions, including complicated disc-related disorders and sports injuries using Omega’s ChiroActive™ protocols. Rooted in the neutral-spine corrective exercise methodology, and complimented by advances in soft-tissue treatment and chiropractic adjustments, Dr. Nori is able to help patients with neck and back problems get results quickly. Her diligent follow-through and focus on self-care strategies ensures her patients sustain the gains they make during their rehab effort.
Suffering from temporal headaches, jaw pain, clicking, or grinding? Dr. Nori also specializes in the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMJD).
*Doctors of chiropractic have direct access privileges and do not require prescription from a medical doctor. We are contracted with most major providers including Medicare and Kaiser.
Licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy
Eddie Lind, DPT
Dr. Eddie Lind, DPT (Licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy) is the newest member of the Omega team. Dr. Lind is a local guy who came back to the Conejo Valley after college to be able to give back to his community, stating, "It was important to me to come back to this area. I love the people here and wanted to be able to share all that I have learned as a DPT with them.
I know I can help our local athletes move to a higher level physically through what I learned while attending USC's Physical Therapy Program. Improving an athlete's mechanics and correcting strength imbalances can make a dramatic change in an athlete's success. It is important that all patients understand that these same concepts can help even the weekend athlete". Dr. Lind grew up in Oak Park playing sports for Oak Park High School, went on to attend UCLA, graduating with a B.S. in Molecular/Cellular Developmental Biology and later attended USC, completing his Doctor of Physical Therapy. He brings experience in manual/corrective care strategies and a fun and innovative approach to functional exercise. Dr. Lind says, "You don't have to go through life living with pain. There are so many ways to improve how someone feels if you just listen to what they tell you."
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
Corey Quintana is a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant who has extensive experience in both manual & exercise care strategies. As an ex-collegiate athlete himself, Corey has the knowledge and experience to help other athletes get back to competing at the high levels they expect. “Corey has a very natural way of teaching what he knows to his patients.
His ability to instruct his patients in a clear and reproducible way, helps them return to what they love to do and gives them the tools to continue to improve,” says Clinic Director, Charles Aplin.
As a Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, he is well trained in helping you with any musculo-skeletal condition and works closely with our other clinicians to give you a team of specialists who are always here for you. Corey will tell you how much he loves what he does. At 6′ 8″ tall, Corey is the “Gentle Giant” at Omega Rehab & Sport with a skill-set far above someone his age. Our patients love him, because he cares. Our patients love him, because he is amazing at what he does to help our clients. Come experience for yourself .
Christian Cummins is a vital member of the Omega Rehab & Sport team as both a physical therapy lead aide and lead tech for our Employment Testing Division.
Theresa Russillo – Massage Therapist Conejo Valley a specializing in a wide range of techniques to meet your personal needs. Highly skilled in Deep Tissue Massage, Sport Massage, and Soft-Tissue Massage, Theresa can help you feel better and get back to doing those activities that you love to do.
From novice to pro-athlete I design a sport specific or weight loss program dependent upon your goals. You’re guaranteed to lose fat and increase muscle tone while developing core strength when you commit to a training program with me. No injury is too great and no recovery too complete to take yourself to the next level!
By practicing functional training we work as a team to improve your quality of life by teaching you to effectively recruit supporting and stabilizing muscles and learn techniques for releasing dominant muscles. You deserve to experience the results of training with an experienced trainer who is committed to your success.
- Corrective Exercise Specialist, NASM
- Nationally Certified Personal Trainer, NASM, AFAA and NCEP
- IntelliRoll educator
Billing and Collections/Office Manager
Karen Howell has been Office Manager for Omega Rehab & Sport since 2004. She has 20+ years experience in medical office management, mostly in the fields of Physical Therapy and Chiropractic services. Her knowledge also includes Insurance billing and collections. She is well educated on most insurance plans and works with all clients to maximize their insurance benefits to help minimize their out of pocket responsibilities.
Her focus is to make the entire experience with Omega Rehab & Sport about your treatment and recovery, instead of about finances.
Karen is a native Texan but has been in California since 1994. When she is away from the office, she love spending time with family and friends, crafting, gardening as well as traveling.
If you have any questions regarding your insurance coverage, please don’t hesitate to contact our office and ask for Karen.
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