Howard B. Lieberman
Howard has over 25 years of clinical experience in spine and extremity musculoskeletal rehabilitation. He is a graduate of UCLA and San Jose State University. Howard possesses a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology. He specializes in the design of programs and instruction in physical training specifically related to orthopedic rehabilitation. Howard is also certified as a “Rock Doc” Kinesiotaping Specialist.
Howard is an avid skier, backpacker, cyclist, and trail runner. He is also a licensed private pilot. Outside the clinic, Howard spends as much time as possible with his wife and two teenage daughters, enjoying the mountains and all types of outdoor adventures.
Michelle graduated from and received her license from Sonoma College in 2007. Additionally, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Motion Picture from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. She was born and raised in San Jose, California but has lived abroad, teaching English in Japan. She is certified as both a Myofascial Decompression and Graston Technique clinician. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and cooking.
Jason M. Powell
Jason graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Samuel Merritt University. He also received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Puget Sound. While at Puget Sound, Jason minored in Mathematics and Chemistry while playing baseball and graduated as a Coolidge Otis Chapman Honors Scholar. As an undergraduate and graduate student, Jason completed a senior thesis on combination strength training techniques in the male athlete, assisted in research for anti-gravity treadmill training in patients with neurological disorders, and studied neuro-dynamic abnormalities in patients with orthopedic dysfunction. Jason is a Redwood City native and attended high school at Sacred Heart Preparatory. While not at work, Jason regularly plays basketball and softball, exercises, and enjoys watching movies.
Stephanie is the Office Manager and Insurance Administrator for STAR Physical Therapy. She has over 14 years of medical office experience and is an expert in physical therapy benefits for private, worker’s compensation, and Medicare insurance plans. She will be happy to assist you with any scheduling or insurance questions you may have. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, and gardening and reading.
Allison Morrison, PT, DPT, ATC
Allison has undergraduate degrees in both Athletic Training and Kinesiology from Miami University and gained her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Alli began her career as a travel therapist, providing care at clinics across the country and became a permanent member of the STAR team in January 2019. Allison continues her love of traveling and exploring the outdoors in combination with participating in volleyball, hiking, paddle boarding and snow sports.