David Ishii Owner DPT, MPT, ATC, CSCS
David received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology & Athletic Training from Chapman University in Orange, California. He went on to earn his Master's degree in Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona. He then returned to Western to complete his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
David holds national certifications as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) and as a Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). In addition, he is certified in Speed & Agility Development (SACL1).
Since 1995, David has worked in Orange County as a clinical director, physical therapist, athletic trainer, strength & conditioning specialist, and coach. He has provided numerous clinics and services for various groups in Orange County (HBUSD, Rotary Club, OC Lawman Football, HB Marine Safety Officers, to name a few). And he has been highly active with OC high school athletics, by providing clinics, consultations, physicals, game coverage, and conditioning programs (Cavalry Chapel, Oceanview, Huntington, Irvine, University, Woodbridge, Tustin, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Santa Margarita, El Toro, Aliso Viejo, among others). David also enjoys serving as an expert source for various publications such as Oxygen magazine, Surf Life for Women, and Men's Edge magazine. He also occasionally provides service to the athletes for special events such as the NBA Allstar Weekend or commercial shoots for Nike.
David is married to his loving wife, Rebecca. They have two beautiful daughters, Madison and Makayla. Some of his personal interests stem from his high school and college sport of wrestling. Prior to the start of his own practice, David was still active in coaching. Now, he trains in the arts of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai.
Jordan Cardoza DPT, CSCS
Jordan attended Fresno Pacific University where he completed courses while playing NCAA Division II collegiate soccer. He went on to receive his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences, from Loma Linda University. He continued his education and earned his Doctoral degree in Physical Therapy, also from Loma Linda University.
Growing up in the Central Valley in a small farm community called Tipton, Jordan played soccer and a variety of other sports since a young age. Numerous injuries introduced him to the world of physical therapy and he quickly discovered he had a passion for the field. Jordan continues to further his education to provide the best care possible. He is certified in Graston Technique and he is a nationally certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist which enables him to apply his expertise to safely and effectively train athletes to improve performance and prevent future injury.
Jordan has practiced in a variety of settings, but finds his passion in orthopedics and sports. He enjoys helping individuals reach their functional goals and for them to excel in whatever activity they strive to perform.
Jordan lives in Orange County and is married to his loving wife, Vanessa. Some of his personal interests include soccer, hiking, beach volleyball, kayaking, going to the gym, and finding new places to eat.
Shelly brings to Synergy 20 years of experience in the medical field. She has worked in all administrative capacities over the years, but has functioned as Office Manager for the past 10 years.
Shelly's kind manner, versatility, conscientiousness, strong work ethic, and experience have made her an invaluable asset to Synergy. Patients and therapist appreciate her warmth, professionalism, and efficiency.
Shelly lives locally with her husband Tom. She has three sons, Adam, Alex, and Garrett. In her free time, Shelly is involved in her church and enjoys gardening and spending time with her family.