About Us

Dr. Roxi Zilmer PT, DPT

Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Dr. Roxi Zilmer is the founder of Cairn Physical Therapy & Wellness. As a Physical Therapist, she helps active families suffering with nagging injuries, quickly and confidently return to the activities they love, even when nothing else has worked. Dr. Zilmer has spent the last 26 years examining and treating patients in multiple settings with multiple diagnoses from the hospital to home, from head injuries to sports injuries. She teaches a variety of health and wellness topics in individual, hospital, and community settings.


Dr. Zilmer graduated with her Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Miami in 1994 and with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professionals in 2013, where she specialized in business administration. Dr. Zilmer is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, is certified in NeuroDevelopmental Treatment and is a Certified Clinical Instructor of PT students. She is currently pursuing her Professional Yoga Therapist & Integrative Lifestyle Medicine Certifications.


Dr. Roxi’s mission is “with energy, love, and light: help people find peace by helping them make the best health decisions so they can become the full expression of who they are meant to be!” Dr. Zilmer lives on the Palos Verdes Peninsula with her husband, cat, and dog. She has 2 college kids she enjoys spending time with yet loves when they leave the nest. Her hobbies include hiking, paddle boarding, reading, tasting wine, cheese, and olive oil, spending time with friends and family, practicing yoga, DIY projects, and travelling. Dr. Roxi is currently working on perfecting her charcuterie board making skills.

Please let us know if you have allergies or aversions to pets, we will put them away!

Kirby the Beagle

He will welcome you to the clinic and make sure you are comfortable then proceed to his bed for a rest!

Chewie the Calico

If she is not to busy she may wander through to sniff or lick