About Us

Meet the Ashwood team


We bring experience and service to our client's needs

Ashwood Physical Therapy is an outpatient physical therapy practice that specializes in the treatment and prevention of sports injuries and orthopedic conditions. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of physical therapy care to patients. As one of our patients you will receive individual treatment in a friendly and supportive environment of experienced and knowledgeable therapists. Continuity of care and communication between our therapists is our top priority. Ashwood Physical Therapy offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy to provide professional, experienced therapy from youth to seniors. You have the right to choose your physical therapy clinic. You may have tried others, why not experience the best? Come meet one of our knowledgeable therapists.

Meet Our Team

Samuel Fisher, DPT, Ashwood Physical Therapy

Samuel Fisher, DPT

Physical Therapist

Sam graduated from physical therapy school at Azusa Pacific University where he received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Afterwards his internships included: St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital inpatient rehab, CCS California Child Services in Oxnard & a variety of outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation facilities. Sam prides himself in outstanding patient care and strives to maintain the great reputation Ashwood Physical Therapy has achieved over the past 25 years. Sam believes that individual care/ treatment is what patients desire throughout their rehabilitation and this is the service they will receive at Ashwood.

Laural Dinkler, Physical Therapist

Laurel Dinkler, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

Laurel graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with Athletic training option from California State University Northridge. She then pursued the PTA program at Concorde Career College and graduated with Honors with her Associates of Science in Physical Therapist Assisting. Her clinical internships included inpatient physical therapy at Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital in Santa Barbara, Outpatient Neurology/orthopedics at St. Johns Regional Medical center in Oxnard and a private practice outpatient orthopedic clinic in Ventura. Laurel also prides herself with the prestigious Aquatic rehabilitation program that Ashwood Physical Therapy provides to the individuals of Ventura County.

Our Client's Comments

"Ashwood staff has been top notch!!!" - Bob Launius

I just retired after 31 years as a professional firefighter, I have had 6 different surgeries on various body parts over my career. Ashwood staff has been top notch!!! Kelly at the front rocks!! The staff in the back had got me back to normal Scale of 1-10 I give 15 because they care.

Bob Launius, Post-surgeries

I look forward to my therapy sessions from the moment I am greeted at the door, to my exercise time with the aides (which are friendly and professional), and finally my time with Sam.

Kelly Prindle, Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis

In July 2010 I had a left rotator cuff repair. I was blessed to be sent to Ashwood physical therapy, it was close to my home.  I spent 6 weeks in the gym doing passive exercises. The Physical therapist and PT aides were great!! Encouraging and educating me with the appropriate treatment instructed.

Robin Wilson, Left rotator cuff repair