Amy M. Griffin, MS, PT, ITPT - President & Rehabilitation Director
Amy M. Griffin, MS, PT, ITPT was born in Las Vegas, NV where she earned her B.S. degree in Sports Injury Management, her M.S. degree in Physical Therapy, and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at A.T. Still University, expected April 2020. She played basketball throughout her Junior and High School years and enjoyed coaching her daughter's basketball team for 2 years. In her spare time, Amy enjoys practicing Kenpo Karate, playing West African Drums, hiking, watching UFC, boxing, football, basketball, and movies.
Amy brings over 20 years of experience to her clinical practice. Amy is a CCMI (Complete Concussion Management, Inc.) certified and ImPACT trained concussion management specialist, a certified specialist in Vestibular Rehabilitation, LSVT BIG® for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, the owner of Rock Steady Boxing (RSB) Ventura, a certified Head Coach, and a Part-Time professor and the California State University Northridge (CSUN).
In August 2007, Amy went into private practice, opening the first and only comprehensive Vestibular (vertigo/dizziness), Balance, and Concussion Management rehabilitation facility in Ventura County at that time. EQUILIBRIUM Physical Therapy remains the PREMIER clinic and choice of area physicians to date for this area of practice. Recently added to the clinic's services is brain neuro-feedback training in coordination with Brain Performance Centers of California to facilitate the recovery of patients suffering from lasting concussion symptoms. EQUILIBRIUM Physical Therapy is actively involved in Ventura youth sports concussion awareness education and management, and has been an active partner in The Ventura County Senior Fall Prevention Coalition since 2013.
Amy's passion is to provide outreach to the entire County of Ventura to help educate and protect our youth athletes from lasting effects of concussions through expert management, and a resource for the expert rehabilitation of symptoms for patients suffering from post-concussive syndrome, vertigo, dizziness, balance deficits, Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders
Brandon Selvey, PT, DPT, CSCS, ITPT - Vice President
Brandon Selvey, PT, DPT, CSCS, ITPT joined our therapy team in January of 2018. Since then he has become a partner in the practice, and Vice President, due to his commitment to evidence based practice and excellence in patient care.
Brandon was born and raised here in Ventura where he grew up participating in athletics and continued to play football through his four years of undergraduate education at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. He graduated from Pacific with a B.S. in Exercise Science, along with a minor in Business Administration. He continued on to complete his physical therapy education at Chapman University. Brandon is a CCMI (Complete Concussion Management, Inc.)
certified ImPACT trained concussion management specialist, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
During his education at Chapman, Brandon emphasized concussion management and sports medicine. He returned to Ventura with the goal of elevating the area's concussion management standards to keep our youth as safe as possible.
In his spare time, Brandon enjoys participating in sports like basketball, football, and disc golf. He is excited to be back in Ventura to provide the community with the highest quality of care available.
Ana Ramirez - Office Manager
Ana was born and raised in Ojai, CA. She grew up in a small family alongside 3 older brothers. Ana enjoyed wrestling, playing football, and some soccer with them when they would let her. She was Inspired to enter the medical field by her mom, grandmother, and grandfather who always needed translation from English to Spanish during their healthcare appointments. Ana was always the one that would translate for them from the early age of 7 (yes 7!). After completing high school, Ana became a CNA (certified nurses assistant). Since then she has worked in many different medical settings which has greatly expanded her knowledge and encouraged her to continue to help provide great care to our community. Ana is bilingual, fluent in Spanish and English, and a State of California certified Medical Assistant who enjoys helping others.
Ana is married with 5 boys "Yes nothing but boys!", said Ana, and 2 dogs. She is the proud mother of a son who is a Marine and feels great honor in being called a military mom. Ana says "My family and I love BBQing, watching football and camping. My goal in life is to encourage our children to become the best they can be while still creating memories. My heart and soul is at home with my family"
"Being the Office Manager at EQUILIBRIUM Physical Therapy provides me the opportunity to help people in our community access much needed care for the unique niche therapy services for dizziness, vertigo, balance issues and concussion management offered by our specialty practice through patient case management and positive team leadership for her staff". Ana believes this leadership style encourages her staff to provide the best care possible from the moment they call to initiate services, to the time of their discharge once they are better. "It has given me a sense of many rewards such as happiness, equality, and a sense of accomplishment, which I find very valuable, that I feel will in turn positively affect me in my role as Office Manager at EQUILIBRIUM Physical Therapy".
Victoria Tomasino - Office Assistant
Victoria was born in Los Angeles, CA and moved to Oxnard, CA at the age of 12. She is married with 2 children, both girls. Her oldest is a softball girl and youngest is a soccer girl. Victoria says "I love and enjoy working at EQUILIBRIUM Physical Therapy not only because it's something new for me but I also am learning a lot everyday".
When Victoria is not at the field watching her kids play, she is enjoying a movie, eating dinner and enjoying small trips with her family. Victoria will start nursing classes in January 2023 to finish her nursing program. She loves dancing, eating, and socializing with people. "I am looking forward to continuing to work with EQUILIBRIUM Physical Therapy, they're amazing people and seeing what the future has in store for me."