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Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation

 
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BIR Dallas - Landry Center 

The skilled therapists at the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation (BIR) Outpatient Services clinic at the Baylor Tom Landry Center in Dallas offer a wide variety of specialized therapy services for patients suffering from physical conditions related to aging, gender, illness and injury.

Our goal is to provide the high quality treatment and compassionate service needed to improve quality of life.

Our Services

  • Aqua Therapy
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Hand Therapy
  • Lymphedema Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy/Vital Stim
  • Vestibular Therapy
  • Women's Health

Learn more about these therapies.

Hours

Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Our Staff

Center Manager: Christel Ray, PT, FAAOMPT
With more than 12 years of experience in the outpatient orthopedic physical therapy setting, Christel is trained in functional capacity evaluations and has a special interest in treating shoulder and spine conditions. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists and has a B.S. in biology and master’s of physical therapy from Rockhurst College.

Physical Therapist: Valerie L. Bobb, PT, MPT, WCS, ATC
Valerie, our Women’s Health Residency director, is a board-certified clinical specialist in women’s health, holds a master’s of physical therapy and is a certified athletic trainer. Her early career focused on obstetrics and the female athlete, serving as director of rehabilitation for the Milwaukee Ballet Company. Valerie’s practice includes pregnancy/post-partum injury, high-risk pregnancy, urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, fecal incontinence and constipation and male pelvic floor. 

Physical Therapist: April Manint, DPT
April received her doctorate of physical therapy from UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2010. Her interests include a wide variety of orthopedic and post-operative conditions, as well as sports medicine and spine rehabilitation. April has attended education courses on manual therapy and evidenced-based treatment of the neck, thoracic spine and shoulder, as well as running biomechanics and return to sports physical therapy for the athlete. 

Physical Therapist: Chad Swank, PhD
After graduating with a degree in physical therapy from Regis University, Chad began working with patients with neurological disorders. He has a PhD from Texas Woman’s University and serves as the residency director of the BIR-TWU Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy. He is board-certified in neurologic physical therapy and primarily works with patients with various movement disorders.

Physical Therapist: Kat Torre, DPT
Kat received her doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Miami. She has a special interest in sports medicine and treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions including disorders of the knee, shoulder and spine. Kat is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopedic and Sports Medicine sections.

Physical Therapist: Chris Noland 
Chris graduated from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas, with a bachelor’s degree in biology in 1999. He received his master’s degree in physical therapy from UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2004. He is experienced in working with a wide range of orthopedic conditions.

Physical Therapist: D'Andrea Gadberry, PT
D'Andrea holds degrees in biology and physical therapy. She is a Licensed Athletic Trainer and initiated the aquatic therapy program at Landry in 1992. She is an affiliate mentor in the Women's Health Residency program and has advanced training in isokinetic assessments, orthotic casting and manual therapy of the extremities. Her clinical interests are sports medicine, aquatic therapy and women's health, as well as working with law enforcement and athletes.

Physical Therapist: Jamie Couey, PT, DPT
Jamie graduated from the University of Dallas with a bachelor's degree in Spanish. In 2009, she received her and doctorate of physical therapy from UT Southwestern Medical Center. She completed an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) continuing education series in 2010 and is currently enrolled in the OCS certification program from through the American Physical Therapy Association. Her clinical interests include orthopedics and sports medicine.

Physical Therapist: Joanna Weakley, MSPT
Joanna has 12 years of experience in the neurological rehabilitation field with extensive experience in inpatient rehabilitation.  She has concentrated her practice on spinal cord injury (SCI) treatment and has extensive knowledge in the functional recovery of SCI and wheelchair positioning. She has expertise in the treatment of patients who have suffered from cerebrovascular accidents, brain aneurysms, brain tumors and progressive neurological diseases.

Physical Therapist: Michael Condy, PT
Michael graduated from New York University with a B.S. in physical therapy. He has extensive experience treating a variety of orthopedic, spine and sports medicine conditions with special interest in ACL and PCL injuries. He has worked with many professional, college and high school athletes. He also specializes in the treatment of shoulder pathologies and surgical patients as well as spine-related injuries, using a variety of treatment approaches and philosophies.

Physical Therapist: Rachel Tolentino, PT
After finishing physical therapy school in 2005, Rachel continued her education through North American Institute of Manual Therapy to develop her skills as a manual therapist. She also has become a certified running coach through Road Runners Club of America.  Rachel works as an aquatic therapist as well as a land based orthopedic based therapy.  She is currently pursuing her OCS certification and plans to sit for the exam in March 2013.

Physical Therapist: Michelle Roch, MSPT
Michelle holds master of physical therapy from UT Southwestern Medical Center, as well as an undergraduate degree from Baylor University.  She completed a Spine Mentorship Program and is currently pursuing Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) certification through the American Physical Therapy Association. Michelle's clinical interests include orthopedics, sports medicine and aquatics for a variety of ages.

Physical Therapist: Jennifer Snook Murdock, MSPT
Jennifer graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology. During her time at North Texas, she attained her athletic training certification. In 2007, she graduated from UT Southwestern Medical Center with a master of physical therapy. She has attended a variety of courses emphasizing manual therapy and evidence-based practice. She has significant clinical experience utilizing manual therapy techniques and working with musculoskeletal conditions.

Physical Therapist: Rachel Burns, DPT
Rachel graduated with a bachelor’s in health and exercise science from Wake Forest University and a doctorate of physical therapy from the University of South Carolina. Rachel started her career working in acute care before transitioning her focus to patients with neurologic disorders as well as amputees. Rachel has attended courses on stroke, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, vestibular dysfunction and more.  

Physical Therapist: Terri Odom, MPT
Terri, a rehab supervisor, holds a master of physical therapy from Texas Woman’s University. Terri’s clinical interests include transtibial and transfemoral amputees, stroke and other neurological diagnoses.  She also serves as the primary physical therapist participating in Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation’s Amputee Clinic with Dr. Amy Wilson. She is a neuro-residency outpatient mentor in the area of amputees.

Physical Therapist Assistant: Mary Stultz-Ware
Mary graduated from Tarrant County Community College in Hurst, Texas, with an associate degree in applied science in 1993. She has treatment experience various environments, including acute care, inpatient rehab and outpatient rehab.  Mary’s clinical interest includes treating neurological patients, in the gym and in an aquatic setting, as well as amputees.

Speech-Language Pathologist: Mendi Lancaster, MS CCC-SLP
Mendi holds a B.S. and M.S. in communication disorders. She works as both a clinician and rehab supervisor in the outpatient setting.  Mendi has taken on program management duties for the speech therapy outpatient division throughout Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation. Her clinical interests include dysphagia, traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumor and movement disorders as well as the high level cognitively impaired patient. She is certified in VitalStim therapy.

Speech-Language Pathologist: Molly Doherty, MS, CCC-SLP
Molly graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Science in speech-language pathology and audiology, and has earned a Master of Science in communication disorders.  She has experience and training treating patients with voice disorders associated with Parkinson’s disease. Her clinical interests and further experience include treating adults with speech, language, swallowing and cognitive-communication disorders.

Occupational Therapist: Rod Jackson, OTR, CHT
Rod holds a business degree from Angelo State University, as well as a degree in occupational therapy from the UT Medical Branch at Galveston and a M.S. in health care administration from UT Arlington.  He has a special interest in treating shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand disorders and has extensive training with splinting, serial casting and scar management. He is a certified hand therapist and also has extensive experience in treating adult and pediatric burns.

Occupational Therapist: Lacey Sims
Lacey Sims, a graduate of Texas Woman's University, is a registered occupational therapist. Lacey has a broad range of experience working with patients with neurological, orthopedic and surgical conditions. Her passion is working with patients with upper extremity musculoskeletal deficits. She is proficient in treating patients who have suffered traumatic events, such as wrist fractures/sprains, and repetitive strain injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Lacey's approach is holistic. Her goal is to return patients to their optimal functional state.