OrthoSport Education

The OrthoSport Clinical Staff
Carol LobitzCarol Lobitz M.A., P.T., O.C.S., Director and Owner, obtained a masters degree in physical therapy from Stanford University and is board certified as an orthopedic specialist. Prior to establishing OrthoSport in 1989, Carol held positions as a clinical specialist with two prominent Bay Area physical therapy groups. She has been a member of the faculty of the Kaiser Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program, teaching advanced courses in anatomy and biomechanics. Carol incorporates a broad spectrum of treatment styles in her practice, including techniques from the Australian, Norwegian, and Osteopathic schools.
Jan ColeJan Cole M.A., P.T., obtained a masters degree in physical therapy from Stanford University in 1981. After practicing in an adult neurological rehabilitation facility in the Bay Area for two years, she focused her practice on orthopedics. Jan has been on the OrthoSport staff since 1992. Her advanced course work in orthopedics includes two year long courses in manual therapy with an emphasis in Norwegian and Australian techniques.
Jaclynn PetersJaclynn Peters PT, DPT, obtained a doctorate in Physical Therapy from Elon University in 2013. This was preceeded by a bachelors degree in Pre-Physical Therapy from the University of Dayton in 2010.  Jaclynn has had international internships in Belize and Romania, with an emphasis on providing physical therapy to underserved communities. Jaclynn is an avid long distance runner and especially enjoys commiserating with endurance athletes. She has been a member of the OrthoSport staff since 2014.
Michelle DunlapMichelle Dunlap P.T.A., A.T.C., obtained a bachelors degree in physical education from San Jose State University in 1989, where she had extensive experience in working with intercollegiate athletic teams. She obtained her certification as an athletic trainer in 1990 and her license as a physical therapy assistant in 1994. Michelle has been a member of the OrthoSport staff since 1990.
Daniel StearnsDaniel Stearns Ph.D. is the business manager of OrthoSport. He obtained a doctorate degree in applied physics from Stanford University in 1984. He is a cofounder of OrthoSport and his duties include directing the accounting, information technology and human resource departments, as well as heading the maintenance division.