A life-long athlete, Steffan grew up in Arlington Texas, where he played soccer, football and track & field. He has a “no time for down time” philosophy that emphasizes the need to keep the body ready to roll. He loves working with motivated athletes at any stage and is passionate about working with middle and high school youth to refine their skills. Steffan gravitates towards treating knee pain and knee injuries. He holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Texas State University, San Marcos. Steffan is pursuing a fellowship in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists with an anticipated completion date in 2021. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University.
Born and raised in Lockhart, Texas, Josh has 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. Josh 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. Josh has studied Active Release Technique and also offers dry needling. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. Josh 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 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. Katie earned her Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University. Katie received her certification in the McKenzie method of mechanical diagnosis and therapy in 2013 and her Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy in 2015. In 2020, Katie pursued further education in pelvic floor physical therapy.
Pieter 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. Pieter 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.
Morgan grew up in Dripping Springs, Texas competing in swimming and equestrian sports. She swam for Hartwick College in upstate New York and specialized in breaststroke and individual medley events. Morgan is passionate about helping active individuals optimize their performance and achieve longevity. She is an avid weightlifter, yogi, and aspiring runner. Morgan worked as a personal trainer while obtaining her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Texas State University, and has a love for movement, exercise, and education. Morgan is pursuing a fellowship in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists with an anticipated completion date in 2023.
Justin is a native of Reading, Pennsylvania and tries to make frequent trips to visit family there. In 2010, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a minor in Environmental Engineering. There he earned Patriot League Scholar Athlete honors for his contribution in track and cross country. In fact, during his time of service he would go on to be the Army Ten Miler coach at Fort Hood for several years. Commissioned under the US Army in Air Defense Artillery, he was fortunate to be stationed around the world during his seven years of active duty. This included a hardship tour in South Korea and several deployments to the Middle East.
Although he has a soft spot for fellow runners, he is passionate about treating athletes of all skill levels. His goal is to assist his patient’s return to their active lifestyle healthier and happier. Justin is married with two adorable cats. He is an adamant sports fan, so he is often catching up with his favorite podcasts to and from work. On game day, he is rooting for his alma mater, of course. Go Army!
Justin holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Texas State University, San Marcos. He is pursuing a fellowship in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists with an anticipated completion date in 2022.