Learn more about the providers at Texas Spine and Scoliosis, the only spine specialized neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, and non-surgical rehabilitation group in the central Texas area.
Our Physical Therapists:
Our therapists are dedicated to evidence-based, goal-oriented outcomes with high quality customer service. Services we provide include but are not limited to:
- Spine and Extremity specific exercises
- Joint mobilization and manipulation
- Soft tissue mobilization, myofascial release and active release therapy
- Therapeutic exercises for tissue healing, strengthening and stabilization
- Neuro-muscular reeducation for functional restoration and balance
- Dry needling trigger point therapy
- Modalities for pain control during healing and strengthening
Chere Atkins, PT, CLT
Chere graduated from Texas State University in 1994 with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy. She has vast experience in general outpatient orthopedics with times of special focus related to scoliosis, hands and the temporomandibular joint. Chere has spent her career obtaining education and techniques from various traditional evidence-based guidelines to holistic craniosacral, visceral and breathing techniques to provide a multifaceted care approach.
Jamie Galindo, PT, DPT, OCS
Jamie received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017 from Texas Tech Health Science Center, and is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Jamie’s career has focused in outpatient orthopedics with a specific interest in vestibular rehabilitation and experience in acute care. She enjoys empowering her patients through education and improving their performance through optimizing movement strategies.
Morgan Laviolette, PT, DPT
Morgan received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2020 from the University of St. Augustine for Health Science in Austin, Texas. She is certified in Dry Needling and is working towards her manual and vestibular therapy certifications. She strives to provide empathetic care through exercise and manual treatments and foster her patients with knowledge, enabling them to reach their goals with less pain.
Trent McGinty, PT, DPT, Cert MDT
Trent graduated from Texas State University in 2002 with a Masters in PT and later his Doctorate in PT at Texas Tech University in 2013 along with his life coaching certification in 2016. He is certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (McKenzie), dry needling, and blood flow restriction. The most rewarding part of his job is working with graduate students as a Clinical Instructor.
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Texas Spine & Scoliosis approved for the new BRAIVE scoliosis tethering study
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