Pieter Kroon PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Pieter graduated from the Haagsche Academie voor Fysiotherapie in the Hague, the Netherlands, in 1986. He completed his manual therapy fellowship training at Gulf Coast Graduate Physical Therapy Institute in 1992. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. He started the Manual Therapy Institute in 1998, together with Tim Kruchowsky, where he functions as senior faculty and Program Director. He is on faculty as an Assistant Professor at Texas State University, Department of Physical Therapy, San Marcos TX. He is a co-owner of Mondo Sports Therapy in Austin, TX.


Tim Kruchowsky PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Tim graduated with a BS in physical therapy from Cleveland State University in 1986. He moved from Ohio to Gulfport, MS in 1988 to train under Mike Rogers. He completed his manual therapy fellowship at Gulf Coast Graduate Physical Therapy Institute in 1990. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. He received his doctorate in physical therapy through Rosalind Franklin University in 2012. In 1998 he and his partner, Pieter Kroon started The Manual Therapy Institute where he functions as the Director of Clinical Education and Senior Faculty.


Kuni Hosaka PT, MS, ATC, FAAOMPT

Kuni graduated from Texas State University with a Masters in Physical Therapy in 2008. He completed his manual therapy fellowship training with the Manual Therapy Institute in 2012. He works at Baylor Scott & White in Leander in their outpatient orthopedics clinic.


Doug Mallers PT, MS, FAAOMPT

Doug attended Indiana University’s Physical Therapy program where he graduated in 1992. In 1998, he completed his fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy from the Gulf Coast Graduate Physical Therapy Institute in Gulfport, MS. Currently, he serves on the Examination Committee of the AAOMPT. He is co-owner of Mallers & Swoverland Orthopaedic Physical Therapy in Fort Wayne, IN, where he lives with his wife and two boys. He has been on the faculty of The Manual Therapy Institute since 1999.


Dave Zeigler PT, MS, ATC, FAAOMPT

Dave graduated with a BS in Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston in 1983. He received his Master’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of Texas-Tyler in 1989. He has worked in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy for over 25 years. He completed his manual therapy fellowship training at Gulf Coast Graduate Physical Therapy Institute in 1998. He has been on faculty with the Manual Therapy Institute since 2000. Dave is currently co-owner of the Institute for Sports and Spine Rehabilitation in Plano, Texas.


Brittany Hodge PT, MS, FAAOMPT

Brittany Hodge graduated from Texas State University in 2009. In 2013 she completed her manual therapy Fellowship training with the Manual Therapy Institute. Currently, Brittany is pursuing her Doctorate of Science through Texas Tech University. She resides in Houston, Texas where she practices at C. Foster Physical Therapy- Pasadena.


Brenda Boucher PT, PhD, FAAOMPT, CHT

Brenda Boucher is currently on faculty as Associate Professor at Texas State University, Department of Physical Therapy in San Marcos, Texas. Her primary areas of instruction are in orthopaedics, manual therapy for the spine and extremities and hand therapy. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from UT Southwestern Medical Center, her Masters degree in Allied Health Science from The University of Houston and her Ph.D. in Educational Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Boucher completed her fellowship training in orthopaedic manual physical therapy with The Manual Therapy Institute and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) as well as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT).



David graduated from Slippery Rock University in 1992 with an MPT degree. He completed his manual therapy fellowship training at Gulf Coast Graduate Physical Therapy Institute in 2000. He enjoys teaching advanced manual therapy and movement concepts to a variety of Physical Therapist across the country. His hobbies include golf, fitness, cheering on the West Virginia Mountaineers and spending time with his wife and son.

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Alison Vargo PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Alison graduated from Texas Woman’s University in Houston in 2010 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy, and she completed the Harris Health Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program in 2011. She went on to complete her Fellowship from The Manual Therapy Institute in 2012. She expects to complete her Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University in 2018. Alison is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and performs her faculty practice with C. Foster + Associates in Houston.

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Mark Gutierrez, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT

Mark graduated from Texas A&M University in 2009 and Texas Woman’s University – Houston in 2012 with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He completed his manual therapy fellowship training through the Manual Therapy Institute in 2015. He is board certified in Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy. He currently manages an outpatient orthopedic clinic in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Mentoring Faculty

Debbie Ueda PT OCS FAAOMPTHan Orthopedic Physical TherapyLos Angeles, CA[email protected]
Annette Karim PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTEvergreen Physical Therapy SpecialistsPasadena, CA[email protected]
Andrew Okamoto PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTTaylor and Thornburg Physical TherapyOakland, CA[email protected]
David Bostic PT, FAAOMPTConnecticut Physical Therapy SpecialistsGranby, CT[email protected]
Thomas Wyszynski PT, DPT, FAAOMPTConcentra Medical CentersWallingford, CT[email protected]
Kristen Mandl PT, MPT, FAAOMPTConcentra Medical CentersNewark, DE[email protected]
Steven VanKlompenburg PT, FAAOMPTConcentra Medical CentersWheeling, IL[email protected]
Doug Mallers PT, OCS, FAAOMPTMallers and Swoverland Physical TherapyFort Wayne, IN[email protected]
Wes Wickwar MSPT, OCS, FAAOMPTAccelacare Physical TherapyGarden City, KS[email protected]
Zach Stuke PT, DPT, FAAOMPTMid America OrthopedicsWichita, KS[email protected]
Matthew Walker PT, MPT, FAAOMPTPrecision RehabilitationLafayette, LA[email protected]
Jeff Rogers PT, DPT, FAAOMPTConcentra Medical CentersBaltimore, MD[email protected]
William StGeorge PT, MPT, FAAOMPTConcentra Medical CentersSouth Portland, ME[email protected]
Julia Fischer PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTTRIAMinneapolis, MN[email protected]
Bill Duffy PT, FAAOMPTConcentra Medical CentersCincinnati, OH[email protected]
Tyler Pomeroy MSPT, OCS, FAAOMPTCORE Physical TherapyEdmond, OK[email protected]
Shane Sims MSPT, OCS, FAAOMPTCORE Physical TherapyEdmond, OK[email protected]
Ben Barnes PT, MS, FAAOMPTConcentra Medical CentersLake Oswego, OR[email protected]
Emily McKeon PT, FAAOMPTConcentra Medical CentersLancaster. PA[email protected]
Alex Antonini PT, DPT,
Concentra Medical CentersPlymouth Meeting, PA[email protected]
Katie Gwyn PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, FAAOMPTMondo Sports TherapyAustin, TX[email protected]
Pieter Kroon PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTMondo Sports TherapyAustin, TX[email protected]
James Harris PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTAustin Manual Therapy AssociatesAustin TX[email protected]
Ben Keene PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTAustin Manual Therapy AssociatesAustin, TX[email protected]
Megan Nelson MSPT, OCS, FAAOMPTConcentra Medical CentersAustin, TX[email protected]
Marcos Parga PT, FAAOMPTManual Physical Therapy Specialists El Paso, TX[email protected]
Curtis Dixon PT, MPT, FAAOMPTNorth Texas Orthopedics and Sports MedicineGrapevine, TX[email protected]
Mark Gutierrez PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTOchsner Medical CenterKenner, LA[email protected]
Lex Gillean PT, FAAOMPTPhysical Therapy AssociatesLubbock, TX[email protected]
Leilani Connors PT, OCS, FAAOMPTAchieve Manual Physical TherapyLakeway, TX[email protected]
Brittany Sudbrook MSPT, FAAOMPTEmpower Women's HealthPasadena, TX[email protected]
Dave Zeigler PT, MS, FAAOMPTSports and Spine PTPlano, TX[email protected]
Jorge Guerrero MSPT, FAAOMPTCatalyst Physical TherapySan Antonio, TX[email protected]
Autumn Martens PT, DPT, FAAOMPTPromotion Physical TherapySan Antonio, TX[email protected]
Justin Martindale PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTPromotion Physical TherapySan Antonio, TX[email protected]
Ashley Belrose PT, DPT, FAAOMPTPromotion Physical TherapySan Antonio, TX[email protected]
Chad Pogue PT, MS, FAAOMPTMomentum Physical TherapySan Antonio, TX[email protected]
David Graziano PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTDoctors of Physical TherapyKenosha, WI[email protected]
Josh Elrod PT, FAAOMPTMondo Sports TherapyAustin, TX[email protected]
Chris Traut PT, DPT,OCS, FAAOMPTConcentra Medical CentersDenver, CO[email protected]
Joe Ford PT, DPT, FAAOMPTSports Physical Therapy SpecialistsSalem, WI[email protected]
Todd Lewarchik PT, DPT, FAAOMPTCleveland ClinicSheffield, OH[email protected]
Jessica Nilles PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTAurora Healthcare-RidgefieldGreenfield, WI[email protected]
Josh Caldwell PT, DPT, FAAOMPTConcentra Medical CentersHouston, TX[email protected]
Darcy Bentley PT, MSPT, FAAOMPTPTRCWimberley, TX[email protected]
Callie Sides PT, DPT, FAAOMPTHill Country Memorial RehabFredericksburg, TX[email protected]
Aaron Pieffer PT, DPT, FAAOMPTConcentraColorado Springs, CO[email protected]
Adam Bentley PT, DPT, FAAOMPTConcentraDallas, TX[email protected]
Fabio Chiari PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTC.Foster and AssociatesFriendswood, TX[email protected]
Jason Tjeerdsma PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTAvera McKennan HospitalSioux Falls, SD[email protected]
Rachel Blackburn PT, DPT, FAAOMPTConcentra Phoenix, AZ[email protected]
Shawn Brooks PT, DPT, FAAOMPTAdvanced Orthopedics and Sports MedicineTomball, TX[email protected]
Jansen Yamout PT, DPT, FAAOMPTC. Foster and AssociatesLeague City, TX[email protected]
Tami Grunitzky PT, DPT,OCS, FAAOMPTPrime Physical TherapyEldersburg, MD[email protected]
Woody Ortego PT, DPT, FAOMPTPrecision Physical TherapyLafayette, LA[email protected]
Carolyn Cheema PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTAdvanced Orthopedics of OklahomaBixby, OK[email protected]
Eric Cohen PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTConcentraBellmawr, NJ[email protected]
Brian Sherry PT, DPT, FAAOMPTConcentraMt Laurel, NJ[email protected]
Steven Solecki PT, DPT, FAAOMPTConquer MovementWilmington, NC[email protected]
Daniel Doyle PT, DPT, FAAOMPTConcentraWaterbury, CT[email protected]
Paul Sullivan PT, DPT, CHT, FAAOMPTBarrington RehabilitationBarrington, IL[email protected]
Louis Cohn PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTAurora Sports HealthKenosha, WI[email protected]
Ross Bodine PT, DPT, FAAOMPTAlta Physical TherapyBoulder, CO[email protected]
Marc Guillen , DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTPTFree Body Physical TherapyChicago, IL[email protected]
Kayla Leary PT,DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTConcentra Phoenix, AZ[email protected]
Julie Harari PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTConcentraMadison, WI[email protected]
Lucas Pratt PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTWater and Sports Physical TherapyPoway, CA[email protected]
Connor Mullan PT, DPT, FAAOMPTElite Physical TherapyPowdersville, SC[email protected]
Rachel Forte PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPTConcentraTempe, AZ[email protected]
Gianara Campasano, PT, DPT, FAAOMPTFoothills Sports Medicine Physical TherapyPhoenix, AZ[email protected]
Matt Seliga PT, DPT, FAAOMPTConcentraBurleson, TX[email protected]
Stacy Naschke PT, DPT, FAAOMPTMission Physical Rehabilitation and Sports PhysicalTherapySan Antonio, TX[email protected]
Angela Reich PT, DPT, FAAOMPTAccelacare Physical TherapyGarden City, KS[email protected]