Movement Specialists

 

  • 20 years experience combined in physical therapy

  • Orthopaedic Clinical Specialists

  • Sports Clinical Specialist

  • Fellow of Applied Functional Science Gray Institute

  • Advanced Functional Biomechanics of the Lower Quarter:  Integration of Technology into Practice

 
 
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Cassandra Butts,PT, DPT, OCS, FAFS

Hometown: Newport Beach, CA

Bachelor's Degree: University of Virginia - Biomedical Engineering w/minor Aerospace Engineering

Graduate Degree: University of Southern California - Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Fellowship:  Gray Institute - Applied Functional Science

Certification:  Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist

                     Advanced Functional Biomechanics of the Lower Quarter: Integration of Technology into Practice

Cassie is president and co-founder of 3 Planes.  Cassie has always striven for clinical excellence in her practice and saw the opportunity to integrate technology to assist people with painful movement.  Cassie also holds a position as a staff physical therapist at ProSport Physical Therapy & Sports Performance in Newport Beach.

Cassie received her Biomedical Engineering Degree at the University of Virginia.  She then attended the University of Southern California and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2008.  She earned her Orthpaedist Clinical Certification in 2013.  She continued to challenge herself in 2016 completing the year long Gray Institute Fellowship of Applied Functional Science.  

Ben Butts, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, CAFS

Hometown: Vallejo, CA

Bachelor's Degree: California State University Long Beach - Kinesiology: Exercise Science

Graduate Degree: University of Southern California - Doctorate of Physical Therapy

Certification:  Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist

                     Sports Clinical Specialist

                     Applied Functional Science

                     Advanced Functional Biomechanics of the Lower

Quarter: Integration of Technology into Practice

Ben is vice president and co-founder of 3 Planes. Ben has worked with an athletic population a majority of his career and has seen the need to have improved testing measures to determine readiness for return to athletics.  He has also seen the great benefits of integrating technology into practice in expediting successful outcomes.  Ben also is the Regional Director of Outpatient Rehabilitation Services for Interstate Rehab and DynamX Therapy.

Ben received his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology with a concentration in exercise science from California State University, Long Beach. He also received a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Southern California, and was one of the first graduates of the University’s Sports Residency Program. During the residency program, he served as the team physical therapist for the L.A. Sparks and West L.A. Junior College.