Texas Physical Therapy Specialists Physical Therapist Earns Orthopaedic Specialist Certification

San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 09, 2013

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce that Jaime Gonzalez PT, DPT, OCS has received training and earned the professional designation of Orthopaedic Certified Specialist. This board-certification is granted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists (ABPTS) and involves rigorous application and examination processes and provides assurance to patients and the medical community of Dr. Gonzalez’s skills and abilities. Dr. Gonzalez is recognized for advanced knowledge, experience, and skills in the practice of orthopaedic physical therapy and the conditions effecting bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves. Dr. Gonzalez treats patients at the TexPTS Splashtown location.

Similar to physician specialization, there are eight specialty areas in which physical therapists can be board certified. Roughly 6.5% of the physical therapists in the United States are board certified in a specialty and only 3.9% of therapists in the United States are Orthopaedic Certified Specialists. Those with this advanced certification are considered to have a great depth of knowledge and skills in their specialty area of physical therapy.

“This certification is verification of my dedication and expertise in providing exceptional orthopaedic care to patients in the San Antonio community,” states Dr. Gonzalez. “I look forward to providing amazing care for my patients and helping them get back to doing the activities they love as quickly as possible.”

Dr. Gonzalez recently retired from a 20-year career in the US Army. He proudly served as a combat medic for ten years before earning a commission and serving as an Army Physical Therapist for the rest of his active duty career. Dr. Gonzalez is a graduate of the esteemed U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy (MPT, 2002), the Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy (DPT, 2007), and is board-certified in orthopaedic physical therapy (OCS). He enjoys, in particular, working with young athletes, especially runners and track athletes. Born and reared in Brownsville, in the beautiful Rio Grande Valley of Texas, he is a proud native Texan and very happy to be back home. He is an active parishioner at St. Joseph-Honey Creek Catholic Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus and is also an avid Spurs fan.

For more information about TexPTS, please visit TexPTS.com.

About Texas Physical Therapy Specialists:
Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is a private physical therapy practice with locations throughout San Antonio, Austin, and Tyler. Known for teaching and training physical therapists all over the US, TexPTS physical therapists pride themselves in being spine experts. They deliver hands-on physical therapy based on the newest research to achieve the best results for patients with bad backs, achy joints, wounded hands, and work injuries. Along the way, the TexPTS family has fun and makes friends with their patients (and their pets, their kids, their in-laws, and neighbors….) Perhaps this is why they were voted the Best Private Physical Therapy Practice in the U.S. in 2009 by their peers in the American Physical Therapy Association and voted Top 50 Places to Work in San Antonio in 2011 and 2013 by their own employees. For more information visit our website at TexPTS.com or find us on Facebook.