Our Mission:
MakE Health Simple Through
Empowered Recovery
We teach you the tools to Recover From pain & Optimize your Health Independently.  

How Are We Different?

At Deconstruct Health we practice through an affirming, positive approach that centers around listening intently to our clients’ experiences in their bodies, so we can help you achieve your goals.

We believe optimal health is attained through a collaborative effort between the client and their healthcare provider. Our philosophy of clinical practice involves taking an active approach, centered around reclaiming your health through teaching you movement and lifestyle modifications in order to decrease your pain and improve your function. 

Pain is complex and the experience of pain is unique to the individual, which is why our clients are evaluated and treated holistically by addressing not only the physical factors, but psychological, sociological, and environmental factors that also contribute to a person’s pain experience. Our goal is to not only improve your health, but to provide you with tools and knowledge that will allow you to be independent in optimizing your health.

  • 1-on-1, 1 hour long appointments with a Doctor of Physical Therapy providing your treatment and no use of PT aides or assistants
  • Individualized treatment plans based on YOUR individual goals and needs
  • Personalized online home programs that give you lifetime access to your curated health tool kit
  • Treatment plans dictated by YOU and YOUR NEEDS, NOT by insurance

Book a free 10-minute informational consultation

Find out if Deconstruct Health is the right fit for you with a free 10 minute phone call or video conference call with Dr. Aquino.

You can also send an e-mail to find out more information at info@deconstructhealth.com

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Radical Self-Love

Body Positivity

Accessible Health & Movement


Retrain and know pain coaching program

Dealing with chronic pain can be complicated with no hope in sight.

The Retrain & Know Pain Coaching Program will guide you in how to effectively manage your pain by teaching you modern, evidenced-based information and strategies that make pain management less complicated and guide you in finding the right help for your needs.


Gender Affirming Physical Therapy Services

Pre-Operative Consultation and Surgical Preparation

Post-Operative Consultation and Physical Rehabilitation 

Shoulder, Chest, and Breathing Evaluation for Safe Binding Practices

Pelvic Floor Evaluation and Treatment for Healthy, Pain Free Urinary, Bowel, & Sexual Function 

Roots Chronic Pain Recovery Program

A 6-8 week intensive interdisciplinary chronic pain program for individuals who have been suffering from chronic pain conditions.

In the Roots-CPR Program, you will experience modern evidence-based pain care that is rooted in compassion. 

Contact: (310) 893-5786 (text & calls) | info@deconstructhealth.com

Affiliate Locations:

Everybody Gym 

Check out the facility here

1845 N San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90065

 | Sat 10am-1pm |

Roots – Chronic Pain Recovery 

3939 Atlantic Ave Suite 102, Long Beach, CA 90807

| Mon 9am-6pm | Wed 9am-6pm | Thurs 9am-6pm | 

By Appointment Only


Deconstruct Health at the Everybody Gym Day Spa 

Free 15-min physical therapy consultations

Date: Sunday, January 6, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Everybody Gym in Los Angeles, CA

Deconstruct Health speaking at the 2019 SoCal LGBTQIA Health Conference

“The Power of Affirming Language in the Path to Recovery from Persistent Pain for LGBTQIA+ Folx” 

Date: Sunday, January 20, 2019
Time: 12:40 pm – 2:00 pm
Location: University of California, Irvine School of Medicine in Irvine, CA
Buy Your Ticket Here


Jeremy Bernstein

Mike was exactly the PT I needed at exactly the time I needed him. His specialization in Chronic Pain gave him the exact tools and knowledge to help with my situation–tools that other (generally excellent) PTs simply lacked, meaning that my situation went un-diagnosed for way too long.  Mike figured it out immediately and launched me on a program that turned my lingering pain into an occasional nuisance in literally weeks… and I’m still improving!

Mike not only has the tools and knowledge, but the gift of explaining complex ideas in simple terms. He helped me reframe how I thought about my pain–which was the key to ultimately overcoming it. I can’t recommend him highly enough.

Adam S.

Michael is a fantastic PT and was not only knowledgeable but was also extremely attentive and available.  He said we would be able to fix the problem and we did. He even got me up and running again, something I’ve done my whole life but thought i wouldn’t do again after some bad back spasms a few years prior.  I’m really happy he came into my life when he did. Highly recommended.

Amy Samuelson

Michael Aquino helped improve my life, literally ….  It was his techniques and patience and talking to me in “human” words that taught me how to strengthen my body and other muscles that has me walking and dancing again. He is personable and enthusiastic! He is smart and understands holistically how to heal and in my case, a knee injury that was so painful I could not walk without limping… the exercises he taught me I can easily do now that I understand how to do them. I cannot recommend him highly enough. On a scale from one to ten stars. He gets ten ⭐️s!!!