The Team

randy jacobe, pt

Randy Jacobe, P.T.

Randy Jacobe, P.T. has been a physical therapist for over 30 years. Randy graduated from California State University, Long Beach Physical Therapy School. Randy began his career in Long Beach after training at the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic (team physicians for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the then Los Angeles Rams). He also helped to establish Long Beach’s first sports injury and rehabilitation clinic. Randy was recruited to the Reno area in 1978 and founded/directed the Sierra Center for Orthopedic Rehabilitation (S.C.O.R) for over 15 years. In 1992 Randy was selected by the University of Nevada as provider of physical therapy and sports rehabilitation for the newly constructed University Sports Medicine Complex. He established “Nevada Physical Therapy Inc.” with long time partner Gene Cudworth, P.T. Randy also serves as Adjunct Clinical Professor for the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Sports Medicine Fellowship. Randy’s clinical focus is extremity rehabilitation – knees, shoulders, elbows and ankle/foot injuries. He works closely with University and high school athletes but also is interested in exercise physiology and wellness.

gene cudworth, pt

Gene Cudworth, P.T.

Gene Cudworth, P.T. is a native Nevadan, graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno and the University of Pittsburgh's Physical Therapy Program. Gene began his career in Reno after training at the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic (team physicians for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the then Los Angeles Rams). He worked at the Sierra Center for Orthopedic Rehabilitation for over 10 years before becoming co-owner of "Nevada Physical Therapy Inc." with long time partner Randy Jacobe, P.T. Gene serves as Adjunct Clinical Professor for the University of Nevada School of Medicine Sports Medicine Fellowship. Gene's clinical focus is extremity rehabilitation - knees, shoulders, elbows and ankle/foot injuries. He has an interest in geriatrics especially total joint replacements of the knee, shoulder (reverse total shoulders) and hip. He works closely with University and high school athletes but also is interested in exercise physiology and wellness.

Jacobe-Mann, MPT

Crista Jacobe-Mann, M.P.T.

Crista is a second generation PT at Nevada Physical Therapy and a fifth generation native Nevadan. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2003 before oing on to earn her Master's degree in Physical Therapy from California State University at ong Beach in 2006. She immediately moved back to Reno to begin her career at Nevada Physical herapy. Crista is proficient in the treatment of spines and extremities. She has grown strong interest in Functional Movement Testing and its relation to injury prevention, hronic injuries and pain. She has taken the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) level I and II courses. She is certified in the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Y-Balance test, and Fascial Movement Taping (FMT) Level I and II. She enjoys the approach of applying her manual therapy skills in conjunction with movement assessment to get a long lasting outcome with her patients. She is interested in the prevention of ACL injuries in female athletes with the application of Functional Movement Screening. Crista also serves as adjunct clinical faculty at the University of Nevada, School of Medicine since 2007.

Jon Hodges, PT

Jon Hodges, PT/DPT

Born and raised in Reno, Jonathan was a three-year Varsity athlete at Bishop Manogue before he left to complete his Bachelor's degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Philosophy at the University of San Diego in 2003. He then went on to receive his clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy with an emphasis in Sports Medicine from A.T. Still University at the Arizona School of Health Sciences in 2007. Jonathan moved home to Reno from Southern California in 2009 and has been at Nevada Physical Therapy since 2013 where he has focused on building an evidence-based model to treat patients ranging from professional athletes to weekend warriors alike. In a world full of quick fixes, gurus and misinformation, he strives to be a voice of reason and logic in Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine. Jonathan is a competitive, national-level powerlifter who brings his love of barbells to all walks of rehabilitation whether your hobby is gardening or scaling cliff faces for fun; there is a plan for you. While he is proud of his Bench Press, Push/Pull and Powerlifting Total State Records, he is most proud of his beautiful wife, Jessica, son, Matteo and pups, Huck and Posey. Jonathan is a ClinicalAthlete.com provider; a network of professionals who understand athletes because they are athletes themselves.

Ray Gorman, PT

Ray Gorman, PT/DPT

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Ray initially moved to Reno in 2005 to study at the University of Nevada Reno. During his time up North, he began training with CrossFit methodologies and achieved his Level 1 certification in 2009 and has been involved in that community ever since. After graduating from Nevada in 2010, Ray returned to his hometown of Las Vegas to attend Physical Therapy School at Touro University. Once completing his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Touro he returned to Reno to start his career. Ray remains involved with CrossFit training as well as strength and conditioning. Since becoming a PT, Ray has achieved a certification in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment as well as being a part of the Clinical Athlete Provider network.

kathy o'brien

Kathleen O'Brien

Kathleen O'Brien has worked at Nevada Physical Therapy since it's opening in 1993. She is a certified Athletic Trainer but for the last fourteen years she has overseen all aspects of patient financials. As a team member of Nevada Physical Therapy, Kathy's goal is to provide assistance with all of your insurance, billing and collection needs. Kathy loves to ride horses with her husband and son. She also enjoys hiking, playing with her dogs, sipping tea with her girlfriends and reenacting civil war history.