Dr. Viel is the owner of Mt. Eden Physical Therapy Center, which he founded in 1988.
He Earned a National Diploma in Physical Therapy from the University of Rouen, France in 1972; a Master of Science in Neurological Physical Therapy from Samuel Merritt University in 2004, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from University of California San Francisco/San Francisco State University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science in 2006.
Dr. Viel is a volunteer clinical faculty at UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy. He served on the Board of Directors of the California Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, was a national delegate multiple times, and served in appointed committee positions at the national level. His past work experience includes outpatient and inpatient acute orthopaedics, neurological care, burn care, home care and sports rehabilitation. He has specialized in orthopaedic physical therapy (OCS) for the past 20 years; cranio-facial pain management (temporo-mandibular disorders), and vestibular disorders (vertigo) for over 20 years. In his free time he enjoys cycling, singing, theater and spending time with his wife and two children.
Dr. Jenny Kimball received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of California San Francisco and San Francisco State University's Graduate Program in Physical Therapy in 2006. Prior to this she attained her Bachelor's Degree in Molecular and Cell Biology with a minor in dance from the University of California Berkeley in 2001.
After completing the three-month Kaiser Hayward Clinical Mentorship in Advanced Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Jenny joined Mt. Eden Physical Therapy Center. Her background as a dancer provided a strong foundation for her to become a movement specialist. She evaluates and treats acute or prolonged movement dysfunctions to optimize performance and prevent injury. Jenny is passionate about her work and enjoys teaching people of all ages and abilities. She values her relationship with her patients and welcomes news of their continued progress and achievements even after formal treatment ends.
In addition to her work, she continues to participate in dance. She is also an active member of her professional association, and serves as an elected officer to the Golden Gate District of the American Physical Therapy Association.
When Dr. Kimball is not in the clinic, she's home with her husband and two young children.