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About

Our Team

Meet our training and rehab specialists.

Dr. Craig Liebenson is a pain patient advocate who promotes healthy longevity and sustainable athleticism. He is the founder of First Principles of Movement, which is dedicated to promoting health span and

preventing disability by addressing the worldwide inactivity crisis. 

Dr. Liebenson is the Founder and Director of L.A. Sports & Spine, providing health span and performance enhancement advice. He supervises one on one, TeleHealth and group exercise training.  

He is the first health care provider in California to receive a Certification of Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) on Achievement of Recognition for Delivery of Quality Back Pain Care. 

Read more about Dr. Liebenson. 

DR. LIEBENSON

DIRECTOR

 

Dr. Craig Liebenson is a pain patient advocate who promotes healthy longevity and sustainable athleticism. He is the founder of First Principles of Movement, which is dedicated to promoting health span and preventing disability by addressing the worldwide inactivity crisis. 

  • Anglo-European College of Chiropractic

  • Murdoch University (Perth, Australia)

  • Equinox TierX

  • Modern Pilates – Asia-Pacific

  • Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City)

  • Seattle Seahawks (NFL)

  •  EXOS

  • Arizona Diamonbacks (MLB)

  • Washington Wizards (NBA)

  • L.A. Clippers (NBA)

  • Boston Sports Medicine Group

  • Calilfornia Angels (MLB)

  • Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA)
     

Dr. Liebenson has worked with the following teams and organizations:

Dr. Liebenson is the Founder and Director of L.A. Sports & Spine, providing health span and performance enhancement advice. He supervises one on one, TeleHealth and group exercise training.  

He is the first health care provider in California to receive a Certification of Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) on Achievement of Recognition for Delivery of Quality Back Pain Care. 

Read more about Dr. Liebenson. 

DR. DIANA WANG

HEAD PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Dr. Diana Wang is a dual credentialed Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer. She completed both her Bachelors of Arts in Athletic Training (2015) and Doctor of Physical Therapy (2017) degrees at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. 

degrees at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. 

Throughout her Athletic Training career, Diana has worked with athletes ranging from high school to Division I to the professional level. She currently serves on the medical staff for many large Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments held in Southern California and Las Vegas. 

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Dr. Diana Wang is a dual credentialed Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer. She completed both her Bachelors of Arts in Athletic Training (2015) and Doctor of Physical Therapy (2017)

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Throughout her Athletic Training career, Diana has worked with athletes ranging from high school to Division I to the professional level. She currently serves on the medical staff for many large Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments held in Southern California and Las Vegas. 

Read more about Dr. Wang.

DR. LARISSA ARMSTRONG-KAGER
DOCTOR OF CHIROPRACTIC

Dr. Larissa Artmstrong-Kager is a Chiropractor and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from Dallas, Texas. She attended Texas A&M University where she completed a Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology (2016) and developed a great interest in the human body and preventive 

Dr. Larissa Artmstrong-Kager is a Chiropractor and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from Dallas, Texas. She attended Texas A&M University where she

completed a Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology (2016) and developed a great interest in the human body and preventive lifestyle interventions of movement and nutrition. Dr. Larissa then attended Parker University Chiropractic College in Dallas, Texas, where she graduated as salutatorian of her class (2019).

Dr. Larissa prioritizes exercise and education with her clients in hopes of giving them the confidence and self-management tools to better understand their body and what can be done to return to their goals.

Read more about Dr. Armstrong-Kager.

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lifestyle interventions of movement and nutrition. Dr. Larissa then attended Parker University Chiropractic College in Dallas, Texas, where she graduated as salutatorian of her class (2019). 

 

Dr. Larissa prioritizes exercise and education with her clients in hopes of giving them the confidence and self-management tools to better understand their body and what can be done to return to their goals.

Read more about Dr. Armstrong-Kager.

Matt Berenc is a strength coach and personal trainer with over 20 years of experience. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Missouri and dove head first into his career working with clients.

Matt Berenc is a strength coach and personal trainer with over 20 years of experience. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University

of Missouri and dove head first into his career working with clients.

In addition to his work with clients, Matt is also an industry leading educator. Most recently he served as the director of education for a luxury fitness brand where he oversaw the development, curation, and implementation of education to support 2700+ personal trainers.

Read more about Matt Berenc.

In addition to his work with clients, Matt is also an industry leading educator. Most recently he served as the director of education for a luxury fitness brand where he oversaw the development, curation, and implementation of education to support 2700+ personal trainers.

Read more about Matt Berenc.

MATT BERENC

HEAD 1:1 TRAINER/ COACH

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