PT Assistants

Gina Arteaga was raised in Lake Havasu City.  First became interested in physical therapy when she took “Introduction to Athletic Training” her in high school.  She was then offered a full time position as a technician upon graduation from Lake Havasu High School in 2006.  In 2008 she attended Mohave Community College completing her Associates in Health Science and Certification from the Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2010.  Since then, Gina has been certified in several Manual Therapy techniques, BTE Training, and KT Level 1.

Aaron Gehr was born and raised in Westlake Village, California.  His father works for Warner Brothers and his mother is a nurse.  Hearing about my mother’s nursing stories always made me interested in the health industry.  Aaron attended Arizona State University in which I studied Kinesiology and competed for the men’s gymnastics team.  He earned his PTA certification at Mohave Community College which is how I ended up in Lake Havasu.  In his off time, he enjoys socializing with friends, going to concerts, snowboarding, and going out on the lake.

Jeff McCraw was born in Phoenix Arizona and moved to Lake Havasu at the age of 2.  Graduated from Lake Havasu City in 2003 and followed by Mesa Community College where he earned his Associates Degree while also playing linebacker on the football team.  Mesa Community College was where he first became interested in physical therapy after suffering a hamstring injury and receiving aquatic rehab.  Jeff Graduated from Mohave Community College’s PTA program in 2013 and has been working at Lakeside Physical Therapy since.  Jeff enjoys spending time with family, working out, reading, and playing sports.