Rachel Thomson, PT, DPT
Rachel graduated from California State University Long Beach with her Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology Exercise Science in December 2016 and with her Doctor of Physical Therapy in May 2020 and immediately began pursuing a career in Hand Therapy. She has been observing as a student and an intern at South County Orthopedic Specialists since April 2019, and began practicing at SCOS immediately after graduation.
Rachel is currently working towards her Certified Hand Therapist Certification, and she wants to teach for a Southern California Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. She has served as the Graduate Assistant for the CSULB DPT Anatomy coursework and already has experience as a secondary Clinical Instructor for DPT students. Rachel is also an active member of the Hand Therapy Society of Greater Orange County, and she serves as the Secretary. When Rachel isn’t working, you can find her on a long run or bike ride, giving speeches with Toastmasters International, eating ice cream, watching Academy Award winning Best Pictures, and spending time with her twin sister.