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Our Doctors of Physical Therapy,

Certified Manual Therapists &

Certified Golf Medical Professional

Brian C. Nietz, PT, DPT, MTC

Brian C. Nietz, PT, DPT, MTC, TPI CGMP

Dr. Nietz received his Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) during his Doctoral studies at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in Florida. There he studied under Dr. Stanley Paris, the founding Chairman of the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association and the International Federation of Orthopedic Manipulative Therapists.

Dr. Nietz earned a double BS degree in General Science (Biology) and Exercise Science from Linfield College, where he was also a four year letterman in basketball.

He uses a unique manual approach to specialize in the treatment of spinal dysfunction, headaches, neck pain, TMJ dysfunction and all sports injuries.

Dr. Nietz has a special interest in golf and is certified to treat golf injuries through the Titleist Performance Institute, The American Sports & Fitness Association and BACKtoGOLF to further his expertise in treating golf related injuries. He is the only person in San Antonio with multiple certifications for treating golf injuries.

Dr. Nietz's Curriculum Vitae

Education
2001 Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL
2001 Manual Therapy Certification
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL
1991-2001 Master of Physical Therapy
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL
1993-1997 Bachelor of Science: General Science (Biology)
Linfield College, McMinnville, OR
1993-1997 Bachelor of Science: Exercise Science
Linfield College, McMinnville, OR
Professional Experience
2007-2011
2007-2008
Physical Therapist Peer Review Specialist: Comp Partners
Physical Therapist, Warm Springs Rehabilitation Hospital San Antonio, TX
2004-2007 Physical Therapist, Physical Rehabilitation Institute
San Antonio, TX
2003-2004 Clinic Director/Physical Therapist, Stone Oak Orthopaedics & Physical Therapy
San Antonio, TX
2002-2003 Clinic Director/Physical Therapist, Northeast Medical Plaza Physical Therapy
San Antonio, TX
2002 Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy Institute
San Diego, CA
2001 Physical Therapist, University of St. Augustine Student Clinic
St. Augustine, FL
 
Certifications
Certified Manual Therapist University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Certified Golf Medical Professional Titleist Performance Institute
Certified Golf Strength Training Specialist American Sports & Fitness Association
Professional Speaking
Feb. 2007

"Preventing Workplace Injuries"
Pioneer Flour Company, San Antonio, TX

 
July. 2009 "Golf Specific Stretching"
Canyon Springs Golf Course, San Antonio, TX                   
Jan. 2010

"Discussing Golf Injuries"
The South Texas Golf Show KTSA Radio                       

Continued Education
  • Introduction to Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation (S-1)
  • Advanced Evaluation and Manipulation of Pelvis, Lumbar and Thoracic Spine (S-2)
  • Advanced Evaluation and Manipulation of the Cranio-Facial Cervical and Upper Thoracic Spine (S-3)
  • Functional Analysis and Management of the Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex (S-4)
  • Advanced Manipulation Including Thrust
  • Extremity Examination, Evaluation and Treatment (E-1)
  • Extremity Integration (E-2)
  • Myofascial Manipulation (MF-1)
  • Basic Cranio-Facial (CF-1)
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation I (PNF-1)
  • When the Feet Hit the Ground Everything Changes
  • Recent Advances in the Evaluation and Treatment of the Shoulder Complex
  • TITLEIST PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE: Certified Golf Fitness Instructor
  • TITLEIST PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE: Level 2 Certified Medical Professional
  • TITLEIST PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE: Level 3 Certified Medical Professional
  • BACKtoGOLF Total Performance Seminar and Certification
  • AMERICAN SPORTS & FITNESS ASSOCIATION: Certified Golf Strength Training Specialist
  • GOLF: Conditioning the Hip / Trunk and Compensetory Swing Mechanics.
  • GOLF: Balance as a Function of Vision and Proprioception
  • The Therapist's Guide to Golf Injuries
  • Predicting Outcome of Post-acute Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Evidence-Based Practice for the Upper and Lower Quarter
  • Physical Therapy for the Cervical Spine and Temporomandibular Joint
  • The Shoulder Girdle: Kinesiology Review
  • Frozen Shoulder Syndrome
  • Shoulder Impingement-Diagnosis And Treatment
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • Rotator Cuff Injury-Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation
  • Elbow Injuries in the Throwing Athlete-Part I: Anatomy, Pitching Biomechanics & CE
  • Sports Specific Rehabilitation Module 1
  • Sports Specific Rehabilitation Module 2
  • Sports Specific Rehabilitation Module 3
  • National Association for Dance Medicine and Science annual meeting 2011
  • National Association for Dance Medicine and Science annual meeting 2013
  • National Association for Dance Medicine and Science annual meeting 2015

Shea E. Jarrett, PT, DPT, MTC

Shea E. Jarrett, PT, DPT, MTC

Dr. Jarrett earned her Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) during her Doctoral studies at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in Florida, where she graduated with honors. She graduated Cum Laude from Texas A&M University with a BS in Nutritional Sciences. Dr. Jarrett also utilizes a unique manual approach to specialize in the treatment of spinal dysfunction, headaches, neck pain, and sports injuries.

She has special interests in running, ballet and dance injuries and has taken advanced coursework in the area, most recently in New York City at the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries.

Dr. Jarrett's Curriculum Vitae

Education
2001 Doctor of Physical Therapy
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL
2001 Manual Therapy Certification
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL
1999-2001 Master of Physical Therapy - With Honors
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL
1994-1999 Bachelor of Science: Nutritional Sciences - Cum Laude Texas A&M, College Station, TX
Professional Experience
2003-2009 Physical Therapist, The Non-Surgical Center of Texas
San Antonio, TX
2002-2003 Physical Therapist, Spinetex Orthopedic Physical Therapy
San Antonio, TX
2002 Physical Therapist, Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise
San Diego, CA
2001 Physical Therapist, University of St. Augustine Student Clinic
St. Augustine, FL
Professional Memberships
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Texas Physical Therapy Association
  • American Physical Therapy Association: Orthopaedic Section
  • American Physical Therapy Association: Sports Section
  • American Physical Therapy Association: Private Practice Section
Continued Education
  • Introduction to Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation (S-1)
  • Advanced Evaluation and Manipulation of Pelvis, Lumbar and Thoracic Spine (S-2)
  • Advanced Evaluation and Manipulation of the Cranio-Facial Cervical and Upper Thoracic Spine (S-3)
  • Functional Analysis and Management of the Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex (S-4)
  • Extremity Examination, Evaluation and Treatment (E-1)
  • Extremity Integration (E-2)
  • Myofascial Manipulation (MF-1)
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation I (PNF-1)
  • Principles of Dance Medicine: Clinical Management of the Dancer Patient
  • When the Feet Hit the Ground Everything Changes
  • Dance Medicine: Strategies for the Prevention and Care of Injuries to Dancers
  • Orthopedic Physical Assessment: Module 1: Shoulder
  • Orthopedic Physical Assessment: Module 2: Elbow
  • Orthopedic Physical Assessment: Module 3: Forearm, Wrist and Hand
  • Orthopedic Physical Assessment: Module 4: Hip
  • Orthopedic Physical Assessment: Module 5: Knee
  • Orthopedic Physical Assessment: Module 6: Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot
  • Typical Rotator Cuff Impingement Syndrome
  • Osteopenia: Implications for Physical Therapists managing Patients of All Ages
  • The Shoulder Girdle: Kinesiology Review
  • Sports Specific Rehabilitation Module 1
  • Sports Specific Rehabilitation Module 2
  • Sports Specific Rehabilitation Module 3


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