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Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Mesquite - Republic 

The skilled therapists at the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation at Mesquite on Republic Pkwy. offer a variety of therapy services for patients suffering from physical conditions related to aging, gender, illness and injury. Our 6,000 square-foot facility treats 9,000 patients annually.

It features a large gym area, five physical therapy rooms, an occupational therapy section, large gym and traction room.  We have a wide range of equipment available to achieve a wide range of rehabilitation goals.

Outpatient Services

  • Hand Therapy
  • Lymphedema Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Services
  • Speech Therapy


Clinic Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to noon

Our Staff

Clinic Manager: Ben Beal, MS, PT
Ben received a master’s degree in physical therapy in 2000 from Texas Woman’s University after achieving a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Brigham Young University.  Ben has been with Baylor since 2000. Over the past decade, Ben has served as a guest instructor in physical therapy at institutes of higher learning across the world. 

Occupational/ Lymphedema Therapist: Jana Fuxa, OT, CLT-LANA
Jana earned a Bachelor of Science degree in occupational therapy in 2002 from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. She is experienced in treating orthopedic, musculoskeletal disorders and neurological conditions with a focus on the upper extremities. She specializes in lymphedema therapy and has completed courses in post-mastectomy and oncology rehabilitation. 

Occupational Therapist: Sandy de Vries, MOT, OTR
Sandy received her Master of Occupational Therapy degree in 1992 and has been an upper extremity therapist for more than 21 years. She anticipates receiving her hand therapist certification in 2016. Her clinical interests include upper extremity orthopedics, manual therapy and wound care, and she is working towards adding a functional capacity evaluation competency.

Physical Therapist: Matt Hancock, PT, DPT
Matt received his bachelor's in pre-physical therapy from Hendrix College in 2007 and his doctorate in physical therapy from the University of St. Augustine in 2011. Matt also has completed his manual therapy certification and is currently preparing to take the exam.

Physical Therapist: Jibi Jacob, PT, DPT
Jibi received his bachelor's in kinesiology from Texas Woman’s University, Denton, in 2010 and his doctorate in physical therapy in 2014 from Texas Woman’s University, Houston. He plans to pursue fellowship training to earn his Manual Therapy Certification beginning in September 2014 with an expected completion date of May 2017.