Meet the Staff
“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.
“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.
“You are the master of your healing. Believe in yourself and you’re already halfway to the finish line.”
Cherise received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada in 2017. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2020 from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, San Marcos, California and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Her physical therapy interests include: Orthopedics & Manual Therapy.