East Oahu PT

Personal Attention to Our Clients

Over 15 years of service! Since 2001, EOPT has proudly served the East Oahu community from our convenient location in Aina Haina. Our goal is to provide our patients with high quality physical therapy services by focusing on individualized care specific to each patient to promote independence and improve quality of life. We specialize in a variety of treatments for all ages including manual hands-on therapy, modalities, and individualized exercise programs.

One-on-one philosophy
Our experienced and licensed therapists provide one-on-one treatment sessions without the use of assistants, aides, or technicians. This personalized approach to physical therapy gives our patients the ability to experience the highest level of service with a therapist that is 100 percent devoted to their needs. We believe the best recovery outcomes are the result of fostering an environment where our therapists are able to analyze and adjust the progression of each patient on a session to session basis to provide the highest quality of care to everyone that walks through our door!

Our Mission
As professionally trained health care providers, it is our mission to ensure the highest quality care to each individualized patient with the overall goal to improve functional capabilities through evidence based applications encompassing education, movement analysis, manual therapy, modalities, and specific therapeutic exercises.

Our Staff

<b>Rayna Ling-Hawkins</b>
Rayna Ling-HawkinsPhysical Therapist - MSPT

Why I do this... Assisting people in reaching their goals, from sleeping through the night without pain to getting into the x games.

Bragging rights... First girl wrestler in Hawaii to complete on a high school boys team.

Bucket list... To raise happy kids who will end up being productive people in society.

Words to live by... Love life!!!!!

Rayna graduated with a bachelors degree in sports medicine and a minor in Biology from University of the Pacific in 1997 and received her Masters degree in Physical Therapy in 2000. She has since then taken courses in manual therapy including: Mulligan, Maitland, NIAOMT, Kinesio taping, running analysis and exercise science. She enjoys treating the young athlete and the spine but has years of experience treating all orthopedic injuries. When she is not in the clinic she can be found surfing, snow boarding, playing beach volleyball, hiking or hanging out with her family and friends.

<b>Tara Tannenholz</b>
Tara TannenholzPhysical Therapist

Why I do this… Changing people's lives everyday!

Daily Ritual… Morning surf, cold brew, EOPT

Bragging rights... Previous professional snowboarder

Words to live by... "Follow your bliss" -Joseph Campbell

Tara has been active all her life, starting with snowboarding in the mountains of the western United States. She received her degree in Physiotherapy in Southern Australia in 2002, and moved to Hawaii shortly after. Since then Tara has completed a multitude of manual courses and certifications. Pilates, yoga, and massage to name a few. She loves bringing her physical therapy background with the knowledge and love for people to make a difference. She enjoys surfing and getting to the beach as much as possible.

<b>Hikiaumoana (Kiau) Flood</b>
Hikiaumoana (Kiau) FloodPhysical Therapist - DPT

Why I do this… Love the change I get to make in peoples lives...short term and long term...one PT session at a time!

Daily Ritual… Organize checklists, coffee, be happy :)

Bucket list... Travel the world, invention, learn another language

Words to live by... Progression in every aspect of life! Perseverance towards all progression! Passionate towards all of it! Life is what you make of it, so make it a good one :)

Kiau graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Rehab Sciences from the University of Hawaii at Mānoa. He went on to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. Kiau utilizes multiple manual therapy approaches, movement analysis, and specific therapeutic exercise individualized towards each person to attain their goals. Kiau enjoys hiking, working out, cleaning, organizing, and just hanging out with family and friends.

<b>Christine Lynders</b>
Christine LyndersPhysical Therapist - OCS

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<strong>Lauren C</strong><b>andelario</b>
Lauren CandelarioOffice Staff

Bucket List... Hike to the base camp of Mount Everest and tramp through the Milford Sound in New Zealand with her sisters.

Lauren was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She attended Punahou High School and recently graduated with a Bachelor’s of Management from the University of British Columbia in Canada. After graduation, Lauren has pursued a career as a pilot! Recently receiving her private pilot license, she is now looking to obtain her commercial license. 

Lauren enjoys living an active lifestyle. During her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, and swimming.

<b>Timothy Chang</b>
Timothy ChangFront Desk

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<b>Wendy Newman</b>
Wendy NewmanMassage Therapist

Words to live by... "When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." Wayne Dyer

What makes me tick... Surfing fun waves with my son and friends

Daily ritual... finding something to be thankful for.

Why I do this... To create positive changes in people's life.

Wendy has been with EOPT since 2014. She was born and raised in Lima, Perú where she originally worked in the banking industry. Following her passion for fitness and wellness, she got certified as a Fitness Instructor in 2000 through AFAA and has since been sharing her energy and passion at different Health Clubs and gyms in Oahu teaching Kickboxing, Zumba, Bodypump, and other Group Exercise formats. Wendy is also a NESTA certified Personal Fitness Trainer and Coach, which has allowed her to further help people live a healthier life. She received her massage therapy license at Hawaii College of Health and Science in 2003 with a specialty in Medical Massage, and has taken additional training in Thailand for Thai Massage. Wendy is fluent in Spanish and English and her interests include surfing, hiking, running, and traveling.