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Our team of professionals bring you nearly 100 years of combined experience in a variety of physical therapy disciplines. Each member of our team utilizes the latest treatment techniques in order to bring you the highest quality of care.

kim lawyler-coyle headshot Kim Lawler-Coyle, P.T., DPT
License #10755

Focus On Health's owner and primary therapist, Kim Lawler-Coyle, P.T., DPT has been effectively treating patients for 37 years. In our area, she's established herself as a recognized leader in physical therapy and rehabilitation. Kim provides a beneficial blend of clinical knowledge matched with years of experience, human understanding and a heightened sense of intuition. Her unique style is reflected not only in the comfort she provides, but also in her results-oriented therapy sessions. Her primary goal is to discover the source of your challenging situation and set up a treatment plan to help facilitate your healing process.

  • Licensed Physical Therapist since 1982
  • Specializing in TMJ Therapy since 1984
  • B.S., Physical Therapy, Loma Linda University – 1981
  • Member, American Physical Therapy Association – 1981 - present
  • Member, Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children – 2003 - present
  • Instructor & Faculty Member; USC Dental School, TMJ Department under the direction of Terry Tanaka, DDS – 1991-1996
  • Instructor – Soft-Tissue Techniques, Physical Therapy Masters Program, Loma Linda University – 1993-1997
  • Guest Lecturer at various universities including USC, Loma Linda University, Cal State Long Beach, Chapman University, Upledger Institute and Western Institute of Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Since 1986, Kim has studied directly under John Upledger, D.O., developer of CranialSacral Therapy
  • Teaching Assistant, Upledger Institute – various courses
  • Also since 1986, Kim has studied directly under John Barnes, P.T., developer of Myofascial Release
  • Senior Instructor, John Barnes’ Myofascial Release seminars
  • Since 1989, Kim has studied directly under Jean Pierre Barral, D.O., P.T., the developer of Visceral Manipulation


Our Other Extraordinary Therapists:

Mary Ruth Velicki, PT, DPT License #12330

Cheryl Nalevka, MPT License #295437

Lyndsay DeFilippo, PT, DPT License #41210

Danielle Wuerfel, DPT License #42178

Anne Sotelo, LMT

Michelle Scotto, CMT

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20321 SW Acacia Street, Suite 150 Newport Beach California 92660
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