Sports Performance and Rehab Services

CrossFit Forest has a partnered with the following Chiropractor and Physical Therapists to offer sports performance and rehab services onsite. 

All new members may reach out to any of the below for a free initial movement screening. The screening takes about 15-20 minutes and will identify any areas of concern. They will provide you with homework exercises for improvement. 

You may also reach out to them for any of their specific services. 


Joe Houde


Call (714) 658-4143

Bachelors of Science in Biology from Boston College Doctorate in Chiropractic from Southern California University of Health Sciences
Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP) from American Chiropractic Boards of Sports Physicians (ACBSP)

Dr. Houde has been a medical team staff member for the National Governing Body of Team USA Beach Volleyball since 2013 which allows him to travel internationally and domestically. He has also worked at several Team USA Men’s Field Hockey events since 2014. He has also worked in the field at various volleyball tournaments, marathons, and lacrosse tournaments. This past year he has completed his two week sports medicine rotation at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.

Dr. Houde has gained the respect of the athletic community in Southern California and beyond. He knows that each person is unique and he approaches each patient’s needs from that perspective. Dr. Houde treats all patients, not just the athletes or weekend warriors. He applies the sports medicine realm to everyday people and injuries. His goal in practice is to always return his patients to a pain-free and active lifestyle, and he does his best to understand their individual goals.

Dr. Houde lives in the Southern Orange County area with his wife and son and appreciates all the activities Southern California has to offer. In his free time he enjoys mountain biking, weight training, and playing soccer, ice hockey, and golf.

Office Visits**:
• 15 min OV - Chiropractic, soft tissue OR training/rehab/movement re-education progressions $50
• 30 min OV - Chiropractic, soft tissue, passive modality, taping, movement re-education $80
• 60 min OV - (30 min OV) + Training/Rehab/Movement re-education $100
• 90 min Initial OV- History, Physical/Ortho/Neuro Exam, Movement Screen + 30 min OV $125

• 15 min - Chiropractic and soft tissue $50
• 20 min - Movement Screen (With 3 corrective exercises) $40
• 20 min - Compex Muscle Stimulation $20
• 30 min - Training/Rehab/Movement re-education $50
• Per Region - RockTape Kinesiology Taping (Free with own tape) $10

**These services potentially covered by Insurance.
Accepting PPO and plans with in & out of network benefits. Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Anthem HMO plans.

Contact us to verify Insurance coverage.

All Crossfit Forest members receive a discounted cash rate. Inquire directly for special rate.


Gisella Plaza



Gisella graduated with a BS Physical Therapy Degree in 2009 from the University of the Philippines. In the same year, she then began working in an out patient clinic dealing with the well population and athletes in Costa Mesa, CA. In 2012, she decided to work with the geriatric population in Laguna Hills Health and Rehab. Geriatrics has given her a sense of purpose and fulfillment. By seeing people get better, this has made her love for Physical Therapy grow even more ! Currently, she works in home health and in-patient facilities for subacute and chronic cases ranging from orthopedic, musculoskeletal to neurological conditions. As her passion for the field grew, so did her interest in Crossfit. As part of the Crossfit community, she now wants to help other members be better athletes.


Examination & Evaluation
Movement Analysis
Home treatment program

Follow-up treatment (30 mins)
Therapeutic exercises
Therapeutic activities including prevention and correction
Manual therapy
Home treatment program