Latest News - Baseball & Softball Injury Prevention and Management


APTSM hosted a free event for athletes, parents, guardians, coaches, and staff on 30 Nov 2017 at the Newbury Park High School Performing Arts Center.

Christos Photopoulos, MD & Casey Batten, MD, orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, and team physicians for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Rams, discussed baseball and softball related injuries and when to seek treatment.

Here are the presentations. (Requires Adobe Reader software)

APTSM Supports Olympic Team in China!


Advanced Physical Therapy was invited back to Beijing in 2015 to assist the Chinese Olympic Team with their preparations for the 15th IAAF World Track & Field Championships. Picture from Beijing Over 50 countries from around the word delivered their finest track & field athletes to the competition. To date it was the largest sporting event to take place at the Beijing National Stadium ("Bird's Nest") since the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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Eric Honbo and Cody Jones Pain is not permanent. At Advanced Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine (APTSM) our mission is to instill confidence, regain hope, and restore your active lifestyle. It doesn't matter if your daily activity consists of performing a physical job, competing as an athlete, or simply chasing after your kids: APTSM has the skills, experience and resources to ensure you achieve a complete and lasting recovery.



APTSM is relentlessly committed to providing the highest quality of physical therapy throughout the greater Conejo Valley Region and beyond. It's what we call "The Specialized Difference."

  • logo used as list indicator Marvel Smith and Dr. Eric Honbo Efficiency — Our Advanced Way Philosophy and highly developed skill set allow us to perform accurate evaluation & achieve success with efficient treatments. We also devote ample time to educate you about your injury and how to prevent its recurrence.
  • logo used as list indicator Personalization — You are unique, as is your condition. We will work with you to create a specific program catered to your needs. You will receive a combination of specialized manual therapy techniques, individualized therapeutic exercises, and home program progressions on a daily basis. And, you can expect to work with the same therapist each session.
  • logo used as list indicator Convenience — Centrally located in the Conejo Valley, we are open from 7am to 8pm weekdays and Saturdays by appointment. We're willing to work around your busy schedule. Our billing service is available to simplify and assist you in understanding your coverage. We accept all major insurance plans, including Medicare and Worker's Compensation.

We want you to feel Stronger, Bolder and Full of Hope! Thousands of patients have had successful outcomes with our treatment approach. We're confident you will find the same success and satisfaction and we look forward to working with you.


The APTSM team is committed to clinical excellence through advanced training and education. Learn more about us.

* The greater Conejo Valley area includes Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Moorpark, Simi Valley, Ventura, Oak Park, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Camarillo, Newbury Park, and communities in west Los Angeles County.
Our services page provides greater detail, but here's a quick summary: neck & low back pain; shoulder injuries (impingement syndrome, rotator cuff strains, labrum injuries, bursitis); elbow injuries (ligament injuries, cubital tunnel; Tommy John rehab); knee (ACL rehabilitation & meniscal tears), foot and ankle; post-operative rehabilitation for all orthopedic and general surgeries; running injuries; throwing injuries; vestibular and balance disorders