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Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation Mesquite - Republic 

Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation at Mesquite on Republic Pkwy. is a multidisciplinary clinic where skilled therapists offer therapy services for patients suffering from physical conditions related to aging, gender, illness, surgery and injury.

Our 6,000 square foot facility features a large gym area, five physical therapy rooms, an occupational therapy section 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
  • Speech Therapy
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Work Injury


Clinic Hours

Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Our Staff

Center Manager/Physical Therapist: Ben Beal, MS, PT
Ben received a master’s degree in physical therapy in 2000 from TWU after receiving a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Brigham Young University. Ben's clinical interests include orthopedic rehabilitation with emphasis in shoulder and spine and manual therapy. He has been with Baylor Rehab since 2000. He served as a guest instructor at Texas Woman’s University School of Physical Therapy from 2001-2008, teaching a course in “Rehabilitation Concepts in Sports Medicine.”  Ben is currently pursuing his manual therapy certification through NAIOMT.

Occupational & Lymphedema Therapist: Jana Fuxa, OT, CLT-LANA
Jana’s experience includes both inpatient and outpatient treatment of orthopedic, musculoskeletal disorders and neurological conditions with a focus on treating the upper extremity. Jana specializes as a lymphedema therapist and has taken multiple courses on oncology and post-mastectomy rehabilitation as well as advanced lymphedema treatment techniques.  Jana’s primary interest is in treating patients diagnosed with breast cancer and assisting them with regaining upper extremity range of motion and function, conserving energy, preventing complications and infections. She also treats head, neck and lower extremity lymphedema. 

Occupational Therapist: Sandy de Vries MOT, OTR
Sandy received her bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation from the University of North Texas in 1984 and her master's degree in occupational therapy in December 1992. She has been an upper extremity therapist for over 21 years. Sandy is currently pursuing her CHT.  She is certified in performing Worksteps and Functional Capacity Evaluations. Clinically, Sandy's interests are upper extremity orthopedics, manual therapy and wound care. 

Physical Therapist: Jordan Benners, MS, PT
Jordan graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in child development. She furthered her education, receiving her master’s in physical therapy from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.  Her career emphasis has been in orthopedics both in the outpatient and inpatient arenas.  She has utilized her experience as a collegiate athlete and a life-long soccer player to work alongside athletes at all levels. Her interests as a physical therapist include orthopedic rehabilitation and sports medicine with an emphasis in athletic rehabilitation, as well as strength and conditioning.

Physical Therapist: Amanda Fleming, PT, DPT
Amanda completed her undergraduate and graduate schooling at Concordia University. Upon graduation with her DPT, she moved to Naples, Florida and spent the next nine years working in the acute care and outpatient rehab environment. Just recently, her and her family moved back to Texas. Most of Amanda’s career has been focused in outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation. She is an APTA credentialed Clinical Instructor. Amanda enjoys treating a variety of diagnoses, but has a special interest in foot and ankle, and spine treatment.

Speech Therapist: Heather Gallas, MS, CCC-SLP
Heather graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and received a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas. Heather has received certification in VitalStim therapy and is trained to perform measurements of swallowing function. She serves as the speech therapist for a local ALS clinic, providing both evaluation and recommendations for dysphagia and motor speech deficits.  Her clinical interests include: dysphagia, traumatic brain injury, stroke, head and neck cancer, ALS as well as the high level cognitively impaired patient.