Dr. Bryan Mai PT DPT MLS FRCms was first exposed to physical therapy and the immense impact treatment can have on someone’s life at an early age when he father was diagnosed with the paralytic disease Guillain Barre. This disease left his father wheelchair bound and in a partial vegetative state. Through the help of physical therapy and family support, Bryan witnessed the process of his father rehabilitation journey back to walking independently. This first hand experience inspired Bryan to pursue physical therapy as a career path.
As a Physical Therapist, Bryan focuses on utilizing a whole body approach that combines the understanding of human anatomy, body structure and movement patterns in order to restore compromised mobility, strength, and movement patterns to get his patients back to doing what they love most. He centers in on a variety of manual techniques, progressive exercise, and education for treatment methods. He takes great joy and a personal approach to being a part of each of his patients’ roads to recovery.
Bryan enjoys spending time with his family and 1 year old niece in his free time. He stays active through playing basketball, weight lifting and hiking/camping. He occasional volunteers with the Basketball Development League of San Jose lending his expertise in helping young athletes return to sport. He remains constantly curious and always looks for new challenges to improve his life both mentally and physically.
Bryan received his Bachelors of Science in Exercise Biology from the University of California, Davis in 2009. He went on to pursue a Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Science, San Diego in 2015. From there he continued to expand his knowledge on movement with courses in Movement Links, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) and Functional Range Conditioning (FRC).