Dr. Andre R. Acuña, PT, DPT, Cert. DN
Received a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2007 and completed additional courses to receive a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2013. Started working in home health providing all aspects of skilled physical therapy care to geriatric patients. Has thorough experience in the acute hospital setting, working with pediatric patients and treating patients in an outpatient physical therapy setting for persons of all age groups.
Outside of physical therapy, Andre is an avid sports fanatic. Enjoys watching NFL football, his Texas Longhorns and San Antonio Spurs basketball. Andre enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, son and family. You can also find Andre participating in local BBQ cook-offs with his team of 6 grill masters, all of which are his brothers. Andre enjoys outdoor events, supporting local country music bands and participating in local social community events. Andre's motto is the Golden Rule and believes honesty is the best policy!
Andre is also fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Anessa M. Acuña, PT, DPT
Received a Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree in 2013 from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Anessa has four years of experience working in the home health, outpatient pediatric and outpatient geriatric settings. She enjoys working with all patient populations but especially enjoys rehabilitating patients with neurological conditions. She is a member of APTA and is a part of the geriatric, home health, private practice, aquatics and orthopedic sectors of APTA.
Outside of the physical therapy clinic, Anessa loves to spend time with her husband daughter and son. She is also an avid Spurs fan. GO SPURS GO!
Anessa is also fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Sergio Hafid Martinez PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, Cert. DN
Sergio was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas. He earned a Bachelor's of Science in Health and Human Performance- Exercise Science from the University of Texas at Brownsville. Sergio went on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. Sergio has completed his fellowship from the Manual Therapy Institute and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic and Manual Physical Therapy. He has experience in outpatient rehab where he has treated a variety of diagnosis, home health for the geriatric population, and has practiced in the Central Texas area prior to joining DPTSI. Sergio is also Certified in Dry Needling and is a certified clinical instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association. Sergio has done pro bono work with orthopedic surgeons and athletic trainers for high school athletes in the Central Texas area and enjoys community service work. Sergio is currently seeking to be Board Certified to become both an Orthopedic and Sports clinical specialist. Sergio is currently a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Texas Physical Therapy Association.
Aside from work, Sergio enjoys playing basketball, watching movies, cooking, and spending time with his wife, Rocio Martinez. Together they have a baby boy, Mateo. Sergio also enjoys walking his three dogs (Gunner the Husky, Bane the German Shephard, and Shadow the Golden Retriever).
Ariel A. Acuña, PTA
As a former high school and collegiate athlete, Ariel has always had a passion for health, wellness, and athletic performance. After obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Services from the University of Texas-Pan American and working for an orthopedic clinic in McAllen, TX for a few years, Ariel moved to Fort Morgan, Colorado and received a Physical Therapist Assistant degree in 2015 from Morgan Community College. He has eight years physical therapy experience working in hospital, orthopedic clinics and home health settings.
Ariel has developed a passion for treating patients with orthopedic injuries and sports related injuries. He integrates his skilled manual therapy, current evidenced based practice, therapeutic exercises, and patient education to devise a custom treatment plan for each patient to allow them to achieve their desired goals.
In his free time, Ariel likes spending time with his wife, son, and family. Ariel is an avid sports fanatic but most enjoys watching NFL Football to cheer on the Detroit Lions.
Ariel is also fluent in English and Spanish.
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