Dr. Andre R. Acuña, PT, DPT, CSOMT, RRSC, FiT, Cert. DN
Received a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2007 and completed additional course work to receive a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2013. Andre has thorough experience in the home health, hospital, and outpatient physical therapy settings for persons of all age groups.
Andre is currently working on completing his Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (FiT) recognized by the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) through the Institute for Athlete Regeneration (IAR) program. In December 2019, Andre received his Certified Sports and Orthopedic Manual Therapist (CSOMT) credentials from IAR. The only certification for physical therapists that combines both a sports and orthopedic approach in patient management. Andre also received his Running Rehabilitation Specialist Certification (RRSC) and possesses the tools and strategies to efficiently assess and effectively treat, through movement correction, manual therapy, and performance training, the wide variety of running related pathologies .
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. Andre enjoys outdoor events and participating in local social community events. Andre's motto is the Golden Rule and believes honesty is the best policy!
Andre is 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 six years of experience working in various settings. She is currently seeking her post-partum corrective exercise specialist certification in order to serve the ever changing needs of women in our area.
Anessa is the proud mommy of Analicia Marie and Aksel Andre Acuña. She is also the proud wife and business partner of Dr. Andre Acuña, PT, DPT. Anessa loves to spend time with her family when she is not working out in the field.
Above all, she gives God all the Glory and Honor for allowing her to serve and honor Him through the skills that He has blessed her with.
Anessa is fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Jose Ricardo (Rick) Garcia PT,DPT, COMT
Received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree in 2017 from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from University of Texas at Brownsville.
Rick completed his COMT certification in orthopedics from OPTIM Manual Therapy in 2021 and planning to start his Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Therapy this year to better serve his patients. Rick has experience in post-surgical care, over-use injuries, athletic injuries, and enjoys educating on pain science for patients dealing with chronic pain issues. Rick is currently a lecturer at the local university where he teaches students about Clinical Exercise Physiology.
During his free time, Rick enjoys being physically active, drinking different types of coffee, and spending time with his wife (Laura), Sonic (cat), and Lucy (dog). Rick and Laura are awaiting a baby girl this upcoming March.
Rick is fluent in English and Español.
Ariel A. Acuña, PTA
Danae C. Cazares, PTA
During her free time, Danae enjoys playing tennis, drawing, going to concerts, and spending time with her parents, siblings, and friends.
Alma Nelly Martinez graduated from South Texas Vo-Tech with a certification in Massage Therapy in 2008 and immediately passed the state board exam, becoming a Licensed Massage Therapist in the State of Texas. Alma’s passion for serving her clients in the best way possible has led her to take numerous continuing education courses. Her expertise includes Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy and Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy, amongst others. Alma’s experience consists of helping clientele within a spa environment, house call visits, as well as in clinical settings.
Alma’s main objective at every session is to provide relief of her client’s muscular pain and to provide relaxation. Additionally, outstanding service is a must! In order to accomplish these goals, Alma customizes every massage session by using various modalities, to ensure the best results are accomplished for her clients.
On her free time, Alma enjoys spending quality time with her family. Alma’s two teenage children are active in sports; therefore, Alma spends a lot of time traveling to games and being their biggest fan. Also, Alma’s husband plays in a band, so she enjoys supporting and admiring him at practices and at social events.
Alma is fluent in English and Spanish.