Our Doctors

Dr. Alex Bonnette PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Alex is a Doctor of Physical Therapy that enjoys combining his passion for the profession of physical therapy and rehabilitation with his love of sports and fitness. Alex has been in the fitness industry his whole life and was literally raised in a health club that was owned by his parents in Silsbee, Tx.

He enjoys working with a wide variety of patients and is committed to diagnosing and designing individualized plans of care for each patient based on their specific needs. Alex has a keen interest in Manual Therapy and believes that a hands on approach can increase proper joint mobility and posture, decrease recovery time, and facilitate normal movement of joint and muscles to improve function.

Alex earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. Alex graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology-Movement Science. Alex also is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) which is one of the highest post-baccalaureate certifications for strength and conditioning. Alex has had a keen interest to be a Physical Therapist and is now an Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist(OCS). This allows Alex to specialize in orthopedic and musculoskeletal disorders and treat his patients with a hands on approach which include manual therapy with an emphasis in strengthening exercises.

 

Dr. Phil Edwards, PT, DPT

Phillip grew up in the Fort Worth area in North Richland Hills, Texas. He first became interested in the field of physical therapy after spending time as a patient following a sports-related injury. He wanted to become a physical therapist to help people return to their full potential and prevent future injuries from occurring.

Phillip attended the University of North Texas – Health Science Center where he earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT). Prior to physical therapy school, Phillip completed his undergraduate education at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sports Science and a minor in Mathematics.

Most of Phillip’s post-graduate studies have consisted of pursuing a greater understanding of the social and psychological aspects of the human pain experience in order to better serve those with chronic pain conditions. With the belief that everybody’s experience with pain is a unique situation, Phillip creates a customized plan of care that is tailored to the individual.

Phillip’s philosophy is a patient-centered approach with treatments consisting of exercises and movements, education, and manual therapy to aide in the return to full function.

Dr. Corey Hughes, PT

Corey first developed an interest in physical therapy through his collegiate studies in Exercise and Sports Science at Texas State University. After being introduced to the concepts of injury prevention and rehabilitation, Corey pursued his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Texas State University’s College of Health Professions in San Marcos, TX.

During his studies, Corey further pursued rehabilitative concepts by keeping up with the most relevant and up-to-date research available. Corey graduated from Texas State University with his doctorate in May of 2018 with substantial experience in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation, and received the Peer Tutor and Academic Achievement awards.

As a student, Corey also presented research at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting on knee injury prevention and screening in collegiate soccer players. Corey is excited to begin a part-time residency program through the Institute for Athlete Regeneration with a focus on sports and orthopedic manual physical therapy.

Corey seeks to combine elite level rehabilitation techniques with an individualized approach tailored to his patients’ unique problems and goals.

Dr. John Brown, PT, DPT

John grew up in the Kansas City area, but it wasn’t long before Texas stole a piece of his heart when he became a die hard TCU horned frog. He has been involved in sports his whole life. He developed a true interest in Physical Therapy after playing football at TCU and seeing first hand, the athletes who suffered unfortunate injuries which limited their ability to perform the physical activities they loved most.

John attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center where he earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT). Prior to physical therapy school, John completed his undergraduate education at TCU where he played football and received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology as well as a minor in business.

John has a passion for treating a variety of patients including those with low back pain, neck pain, foot pain, vestibular issues and those recovering post-surgery. He enjoys developing unique, personalized plans focused on the individual needs of each patient with the ultimate goal of providing long term health benefits and supporting patients as they strive to return to their usual daily activities.

Dr. Omar Saavedra PT, DPT

Dr Omar Saavedra attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center where he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree and was a PDRT scholar. Prior to earning his DPT, Omar completed his undergraduate studies at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma where he graduated with a Bachelors degree in Healthcare Administration with a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies of Math and Science.

Omar, a former student athlete at SWOSU, found his passion for rehabilitation and sports medicine after experiencing some football related injuries himself.

Today, Omar enjoys working with all kinds of patients in order to help them reach their personal goals and return to their desired level of function with a plan of care personalized to the individual’s needs. Omar has a special interest in treating orthopedic and sports related in injuries, low back pain, chronic pain and those recovering from a surgical procedure. Omar believes in an active approach to rehab that is a team-oriented process between him and the patient while using evidence based concepts to progressively guide the treatment provided.

 

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