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We understand how frustrating it is to feel trapped by pain and limitations. Our team is here to listen to you and create a treatment plan to get you back to the life you love. Take your first step toward living a pain-free life.
El Paso, TX 79936
Meet the Staff
“Believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.”
Manny received his Master’s Degree of Physical Therapy from the University of Texas at El Paso in 2008. Since starting career, he has worked in multiple physical therapy settings such as; out- patient orthopedics, acute care hospital, skilled nursing facilities, and home health. He has a Mulligan Certification for upper/lower quarter, certification in Manual Decompression therapy, trained under McKenzie Fellow, and trained under Paris and Cyriax trained physicians and physical therapists. Manny is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. His physical therapy interests include: Orthopedics, sports medicine, and Geriatrics.
“The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.”
Juan earned his Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Western Technical College in El Paso, Texas. He has a massage therapy background from El Paso Community College and vast knowledge of human anatomy and physiology through his extensive educational background since 2015. His passion for physical therapy services was inspired by the cause to create a positive impact in someone else’s life. Now, Juan is part of an extraordinary career prepared to share his smile and care for others with a servant’s heart. His areas of interest are pediatrics, geriatrics, and sports medicine.
“My greatest satisfaction is seeing our patients make lifetime changes when they have a greater understanding of their clinical condition.”
Chole is a 1980 graduate of Loma Linda University, School of Allied Health Professions. She is a founding Board Member of EPPTS since 1985, Certified as a Clinical Instructor through the Texas Consortium of Physical Therapy Clinical Education and has a teaching role as a Visiting Lecturer since 2004 at the University of Texas at El Paso College of Health Sciences, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. She teaches Medicare Functional Limitation Reporting for the current Management and Finance in Physical Therapy course.
Her clinical practice includes: orthopedics, sports medicine, rehabilitation to pediatrics and geriatric population. Manual therapy to cervical, thoracic, lumbar, shoulder and upper extremity and lower extremity diagnostic conditions. Chole is a member of the Texas and American Physical Therapy Associations.
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”
Chelsea received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) in 2014. She continued her education at UTEP and received a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2017 and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Her physical therapy interests include: Pediatrics, Orthopedics and is a certified Dry Needling Practitioner.
“A setback is not the end. It’s the beginning to a comeback.”
Joel received his Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration Management from the University of Phoenix, Chandler, Arizona in 2012. In 2016, completed his Associate’s degree in Physical Therapy Assistant Program in Occupational Therapy from Pima Medical Institute, Mesa Arizona, certified in both blood flow restriction therapy, kinesio taping and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Joel proudly served his country for eight years in the United States Navy. His physical therapy interests include: sports medicine, orthopedics, manual therapy and myosfacial decompression (MFD) also known as cup therapy.
“The best view comes after the hardest climb.”
Valerie received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology-Exercise Science with a minor in Biology from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). She furthered her education at UTEP, receiving her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree in 2021. Her physical therapy interests are orthopedics and geriatrics.
Hear what other El Paso PTS patients have to say.
I would like to congratulate and thank the staff of EPPTS for the improvement in my wife’s condition and for the kind way we are treated. The improvement in my wife’s condition since being in therapy is remarkable.
Agradezco a EPPTS por estos meses de terapia tan excelente en mi mano derecha. Cuando empeze mi terapia no habia mobilidad en mi mano y no podia escribir, hoy ya puedo mover mi mano con facilidad y ya puedo escribir. Gracias a todo el equipo (familia) que es muy professional y tiene mucha calidad humana.…
The office staff are great and provided exceptional customer service, especially in working with my schedule. The PT employees worked directly with me and answered all my questions and explained procedures concerning my injuries. Thanks to all employees for a great job, I always acknowledge great service!
I come to EPPTS twice a week and enjoy coming in for my appointments, the staff is friendly, courteous, and professional.
Excellent service and very compliant with COVID 19 guidelines! I made great progress with physical therapy. They are very professional, and I would highly recommend to family and friends.
I have been a patient of EPPTS and must say the service is second to none. I enjoy how patient and courteous everyone is from office staff to the PT, PTA, and PT techs. Much thanks for getting me back on the road to recovery. I came here with severe back and leg pain. Today,…
I genuinely look forward to each therapy session. I have chosen EPPTS for each of my four therapeutic need treatments. The front office staff is “Top Notch”; i.e., Friendly, Personable and Professional. It is like the TV series Cheers, where everyone knows your name. The clinical staff is also “The Best”! Everyone, not just the…
Agradezco enormemente al personal de El Paso Physical Therapy por los servicios recibidos en ayuda a mi hija A. Reyes. Son personas profesionales y que dedican su tiempo en ayudarnos. Nos fuimos satisfechas.
During my treatment at EPPTS, I received the best care possible from the staff. They were professional, respectful, and knowledgeable with their treatment of me. I would recommend this clinic to anyone.
When I was told by my Doctor that I needed Physical Therapy for knee problems, the first feeling I had was dread at the prospect of going through anything that made my knees hurt more, and also that I had to spend time doing. So it was with some anxiety and trepidation that I made…