Josh Elrod PT, DPT, PRC, FAAOMPT
Born and raised in Lockhart, Texas, Dr. Elrod has over a decade of experience working as a physical therapist. He loves working with people who are active, whether that means chasing around their kids or running marathons. Dr. Elrod is a Fellow Mentor for The Manual Therapy Institute, where he supervises candidates for Fellowship as they advance into the clinic to apply real world practice. Dr. Elrod has studied Active Release Technique and also offers dry needling. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Dr. Elrod holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.
Katie Gwyn PT, DPT, Cert MDT, FAAOMPT
Dr. Gwyn was born in Bedford, England and lived in several countries before settling in Austin, Texas. She graduated from Rice University with a BA in Kinesiology. While at Rice, she was a varsity member of the cross country and track teams during a time when they won 8 conference championships. Dr. Gwyn earned her Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University. She went on to receive her certification in the McKenzie method of mechanical diagnosis and therapy in 2013 and her Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy in 2015. Dr. Gwyn is on faculty with The Manual Therapy Institute, a post-doctorate Fellowship Program in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy, where she educates fellows-in-training nationwide. She and Dr. Kroon are co-owners of Mondo Sports Therapy.
Pieter Kroon PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Dr. Kroon was born and raised in Leiden, the Netherlands and graduated from the Haagsche Opleiding voor Fysiotherapie in Den Haag prior to moving to Texas. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2013 at Rosalind Franklin University, is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy. Dr. Kroon is the co-owner and Program Director of the Manual Therapy Institute, an ACOMPTE credentialed post-doctorate Fellowship Program in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy. He has been teaching post-graduate manual therapy courses nationwide since 1994. Dr. Kroon and Dr. Gwyn are co-owners of Mondo Sports Therapy.
Andrew Okamoto, PT, DPT, IPNFA, FAAOMPT
Dr. Okamoto was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. He graduated with his BS in Exercise and Sports Science at Oregon State University and obtained his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, CA. Additionally, Dr. Okamoto completed the 9 month Kaiser Vallejo Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Residency in 2009 and his Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy in 2013. Currently, his is working towards his certification in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS).
Dr. Okamoto has been working as a physical therapist in California for more than a decade. He enjoys working with patients from all walks of life and focuses on empowering his patients through education and improving their performance through optimizing correct movement strategies. More recently, his focus has been on helping golfers of all abilities improve their games through facilitating improved golf swing mechanics through better movement strategies throughout the swing.
When not in the clinic, Dr. Okamoto enjoys traveling, eating good food, golfing, and teaching/training in martial arts.
Jacob Garza, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT
Dr. Garza is a native Texan. He graduated with his BS in Biology at the University of Mary Hardin Baylor. While at UMHB, he played two years of football for the Crusaders. He obtained his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Texas State University – San Marcos. Dr. Garza is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy and a Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. He is currently a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Texas State University and pursuing his Doctor of Science degree at Texas Tech University Health Science Center.
Rich Geraci, PT, DPT, LSVT
Dr. Geraci was born and raised in Southwest Florida. He served in the United States Navy for four years on board the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. In 2001 he graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2007 from A.T. Still University. He became certified in LSVT-Big for Parkinson’s patients in 2010 while working in the home health setting. After his time in home health, Dr. Geraci returned to his passion for orthopedic physical therapy by pursuing a Fellowship in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists through The Manual Therapy Institute. When not in the clinic enjoys mountain biking, working out, and spending time with his family.
Mindy Maurer is the front office administrator for Mondo Sports Therapy. Mindy is a dedicated and passionate health science professional with a focus on healthcare administration. Born and raised in Victoria, Texas with a close-knit community, Mindy has always been passionate about helping others and improving their well-being.
Driven by her interest in human health and wellness, Mindy pursued a degree in Health Science at South University. Throughout her academic journey, she consistently excelled, graduating with top honors, and earning recognition for her dedication to the field.
Mindy’s degree in Health Science equipped her with a strong foundation in various disciplines, such as public health, healthcare management, and health education. This diverse knowledge base allowed her to understand the complex interplay between individual and community health, and the importance of a holistic approach to wellness. She has since worked in a variety of roles, including health education, program development, and healthcare administration.
In her personal life, Mindy enjoys traveling and exploring the outdoors. Mindy is also a devoted volunteer, regularly dedicating her time and expertise to local health initiatives and non-profit organizations.