Texas Physical Therapy Specialists Physical Therapist Earns Sports Specialist Certification

San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2013

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce that Brittany Wells, PT, DPT, SCS has received training and earned the professional designation of Sports 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. Wells’ skills and abilities. Dr. Wells is recognized for advanced knowledge, experience, and skills in the practice of sports physical therapy. Dr. Wells treats patients at the TexPTS Bulverde/Spring Branch 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. As of 2011, only 968 of therapists in the United States are Sports 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 has taught me how to treat different types of sports related issues and I am now better prepared to help patients,” states Dr. Wells. “I look forward to providing better care for my patients and helping them get back to doing the activities they love as quickly as possible.”

Dr. Wells completed her undergraduate degree at Baylor University where she ran cross country and track. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2011. Dr. Wells has also completed the Evidence In Motion Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program and has a passion for working with athletes.

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

About Texas Physical Therapy Specialists:

Founded in 2005, Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is a private physical therapy practice with locations throughout San Antonio, Austin, Georgetown, and Jourdanton. Known for teaching and training physical therapists all over the US, TexPTS physical therapists take pride in delivering comprehensive and compassionate care to their patients with the best results. Our clinicians have a have a wide range of clinical expertise in manual physical therapy, spine care and rehabilitation, general orthopaedic conditions and retaliation, sports specific injuries, workplace injuries and much more. TexPTS was voted Best Private Physical Therapy Practice in the U.S. in 2009 by their peers in the American Physical Therapy Association and has been recognized on the Inc. 500/5000 lists for the past three years. For more information visit TexPTS.com or the TexPTS Facebook page.