About - Trigger Point Massage OC

Andrew Dyjak
CAMTC Certified #4862

Andrew has 15 years of experience working with athletes who suffer from sports injuries, clients with chronic medical conditions, and individuals who experience muscle tightness and pain from spending too many hours sitting in front of a computer “office athletes.”

Andrew obtained a certified degree in massage therapy with 1000 hours of hands-on practice of massage techniques completed at the Western Institute of Neuromuscular Therapy School. Also, he graduated from Stanbridge University (an award-winning institution that offers undergraduate and graduate training in Nursing and Allied Health) with a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. Additionally, he holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of Rzeszow in Poland.

Andrew is California licensed and nationally certified by Board Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, the highest voluntary credential a massage therapist can obtain within the profession—it is above and beyond entry-level state licensure.

To achieve his Board Certification, he completed a minimum of 750 hours of education, and 250 hours of professional, hands-on work experience, passed a criminal background check, agreed to uphold NCBTMB’s Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics, and passed the Board Certification Exam.

Andrew demonstrates advanced assessment and critical thinking skills and a commitment to excellence. He wears the credentials with pride for himself, his profession, and, most importantly, his clients.

Samantha Walrath
Staff Therapist
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)
Degree from CBD College.

Samantha has 5 years experience working with clients of all ages and abilities, helping them regain mobility, strength, and function while reducing their pain. She has worked with people from all walks of life, from professional athletes, to office workers, to those with debilitating conditions.

Samantha attended UCLA for her undergraduate initially on the path to become a lawyer, but found she wanted to do something more meaningful/impactful with her life. She graduated as Valedictorian and on the President’s list at CBD college with an Associate’s in Applied Science for Occupational Therapy. She intends to attend a bridge program to her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy starting in 2024.

Samantha is certified in IASTM and K-Taping. She co-created and teaches classes for other professionals seeking CEU credits in these areas. She is also well-educated on trigger points, stretching, joint manipulations, and other methods of manual therapy. She is passionate about injury prevention and educating on ways to strengthen the body safely and effectively. She excels in Anatomy and Kinesiology and is very knowledgeable on the body and how it functions.

Samantha is an empathetic and knowledgeable therapist who will listen to your concerns and treat your conditions effectively using evidenced-based treatments. This is more than a job to her, she enjoys helping others and is thorough in her treatments. She is committed to her patients and helping them thrive!

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