Meet Our Staff
Dr. Joshua Lurie, PT, DPT
Dr. Joshua Lurie, PT, DPT is the CEO and Owner of BVC Physical Therapy. Dr. Lurie obtained his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Simmons College in Boston. In 2012 Dr. Lurie opened his first location in Encino, in 2015 expanded to a second location in West Hills and in 2019, a third location in Northridge.
Dr. Lurie has extensive training, experience and success in treating patients with a wide range of vestibular disorders and neurological conditions. Some of these include: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), vestibular hypofunction, Meniere's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson Disease and post CVA/stroke. He also has worked with patients suffering from general gait and balance impairments from a variety of causes including joint replacements/orthopedic conditions and neuropathy. Dr. Lurie opened BVC physical therapy because he felt there was a lack of options for patients suffering from these serious conditions.
Dr. Lurie enjoys being able to see the progress of a patient from their first visit through their date of discharge, no matter how long that process takes. He has also worked with athletes of all levels, helping them recover from mild to severe concussions suffered during play.
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and likes to stay active by playing basketball on a regular basis.
Dr. Patricia Shang, PT, DPT, NCS
Patty Shang, PT, DPT, NCS is a doctor of physical therapy and board certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist (NCS). She obtained her doctoral degree from the University of Southern California and completed her neurologic residency at Precision Rehabilitation in Long Beach.
Through her residency and clinical training she gained extensive experience treating individuals with a multitude of simple and complex neurological conditions including Parkinson’s disease, stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, peripheral neuropathy, cerebellar ataxia, Guillain-Barre syndrome, normal pressure hydrocephalus, and ALS. She also has experience treating individuals with gait and balance impairments and central and peripheral vestibular disorders including Meniere’s Disease, vestibular hypofunction, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), and post concussion syndrome.
Dr. Shang is a certified clinician in LSVT BIG and is a PWR! (Parkinson's Wellness Recovery) therapist for treating individuals with Parkinson’s Disease. She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Neurology Section of the APTA. She also assists with lab practicals at Mount St. Mary's University in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
Dr. Shang enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and camping, cooking, hanging out with her husband, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Adriana Delgado, PT, DPT
Clinic Director-West Hills
Dr. Delgado obtained her doctorate degree in physical therapy (DPT) from the Department of Physical Therapy Education of the Western University of Health Sciences. In the past, she has worked primarily with the geriatric population treating balance disorders and neurological disorders including Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, and post-stroke. She is also currently advancing her skills in manual therapy per the Manual Therapy Institute and has extensive experience treating orthopedic conditions such as chronic low back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, and jaw pain.
For Dr. Delgado, becoming a physical therapist just made sense. "When I learned about physical therapy, I loved it right away because I grew up being physically active and this was a field where exercise was important and you can help people along the way."
Outside of the clinic, Dr. Delgado enjoys running and dancing. After hours, she is a dance teacher! Dr. Delgado has been a Zumba instructor for 3+ years and still teaches weekly evening classes.
Dr. Adam Law, PT, DPT
Dr. Adam Law, PT, DPT obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy from West Coast University. He attended Hobart College for his undergraduate studies, receiving his bachelor's degree in Movement Science. Adam is focused on clinical excellence by developing a plan of care that is built on genuine concern, patient-therapist trust and comprehensive education. His passion is to help elderly patients achieve and maintain high levels of functional mobility as they age. He has clinical experience in treating a wide depth of vestibular, neurological and orthopedic conditions in acute, sub-acute and outpatient settings. He continues to further his clinical skills with continuing education courses and is in the process of becoming PWR! (Parkinson's Wellness Recovery) certified. Outside the clinic, he enjoys road biking, camping, skiing, running, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Brittni Walker, PT, DPT
Dr. Brittni Walker, PT, DPT obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Southern California. She has gained experience treating individuals with a variety of central and peripheral vestibular disorders including vestibular hypofunction, cervicogenic dizziness, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), and vestibular neuritis. She has a special interest in treating athletes with return-to-sport protocol following concussions. As a former collegiate basketball player, Dr. Walker continues to enjoy playing basketball recreationally, practicing martial arts, traveling, and spending time with family.
Dr. Erin Schultze, PT, DPT
Dr. Erin Schultze, PT, DPT received her doctoral degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She has a strong passion for providing compassionate and quality physical therapy services for patients with neurologic disorders using evidence-based clinical practice. Through her clinical training and experience, she has gained experience in treating patients with a wide variety of neurologic and balance conditions in the pediatric and geriatric setting, including stroke, traumatic brain injury, peripheral and central vestibular disorders, and cerebral palsy. Erin really enjoys working closely with each patient and their family to offer physical therapy care for the best possible patient outcomes. Outside of the clinic, Erin enjoys exploring the outdoors with her husband and energetic cattle dog, traveling, and running.
Dr. Nicole Travitz, PT, DPT, ATC
Dr. Nicole Travitz, PT, DPT, ATC received her doctoral degree from Azusa Pacific University. Through her clinical training and experience, she has gained experience in treating a variety of neurological, orthopedic, and vestibular conditions. Her background in athletic training has also allowed her to work with a diverse athletic population. Nicole loves working with her patients, and is determined to provide high quality care for optimal patient outcomes. Outside the clinic, she enjoys hiking, playing with her dogs, and gardening.
Dr. Stacy Choi, PT, DPT
Dr. Stacy Choi, PT, DPT obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from California State University, Northridge. Through her clinical training and education, she has gained experience in treating a wide range of patients with neurological to balance conditions in the adult to geriatric population. She has experience treating patients with general balance and gait impairments, vestibular hypofunction, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), post CVA/stroke, and Parkinson's Disease. Dr. Choi has a passion for helping others and improving the lives of each individual. Outside of the clinic, Stacy enjoys backpacking, camping, traveling, cooking, weight lifting, and spending time with family and friends.