James R. Lewis, PT, MS, OCS, CFMT, CKTP
James Lewis is a licensed Physical Therapist and is the clinic manager and partner at Allen Sports and SpineCare, L.L.P. A native of Texas, James graduated from Plano H.S. in 1986. He received his Physical Therapy degree from Texas Woman’s University (TWU) of Dallas in 1997. Prior to entering Physical Therapy, James served six years in the U.S. Air Force and is a Gulf War Veteran and recipient of the National Service Defense Medal.
James has over 20 years of experience treating patients with general orthopedic injuries sustained from work and play. He has practiced in Allen for 15 years and has strong ties to the local community and high school. He enjoys treatment of spine, and all extremity injuries and has worked with high school, collegiate, professional and Olympic caliber athletes.
James achieved board certification in 2010 by the American Physical Therapy Association as an Orthopeadic Certified Specialist (OCS) and in 2006 he obtained recognition as a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT). In 2013 he received recognition through Kinesiotape America as a Certified Kinesiotape Practitioner (CKTP).
Additionally, James teaches physical therapy curriculum on a national level to colleagues though both continuing education courses with CrunKeyser and The Institute of Physical Art. Additionally he is adjunct faculty at the University of North Texas Physical Therapy School in Ft. Worth, Texas. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Science (ScD) at Texas Tech University and hopes to teach more in the future.
James and his wife live in Plano along with their two children. In his spare time, he enjoys bird hunting, hanging out by the pool and home improvement projects.
Diane Gordon, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CKTP
Diane Gordon is a licensed Physical Therapist. Originally from Kansas, she graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science in 1991 and received her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Kansas in 1993. In 2016 she completed the Doctor of Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University.
Diane is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association(APTA) and in 2016 achieved her Board Certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). She is also member of the Sports Medicine section, the Orthopedic Section, and the Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group of the APTA. Additionally, Diane has earned recognition from the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and from KT America as a Certified Kinesiotape Practitioner (CKTP).
Diane has 20 plus years of experience. She has practiced in Kansas, Nebraska and Texas in diverse settings including acute care, home health, orthopedics and sports medicine. She enjoys treating people of all ages and stages in life. She believes her love for movement science is foundational for her practice. She enjoys treating the shoulder, spine, and sacroiliac dysfunction. Diane utilizes manual therapy and exercise to help her clients realize their full potential.
Diane lives in Lucas, TX with her husband and their four children. In her free time she enjoys running, working out, and reading.
Matt Hawkins, PT, DPT
Matt Hawkins is a licensed Physical Therapist. In 2012 he received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from The University of Oklahoma where he played lacrosse all four years. He then completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from UT Southwestern in 2016. His unique perspective from college athletics gives him the ability to connect with those that seek to regain an active lifestyle or return to competitive sports.
Matt is currently pursuing several certifications including Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialization (CSCS) from the American College of Sports Medicine, and working toward Board Certification in Orthopedics (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association. In his free time Matt enjoys running, visiting national parks, and playing golf. He is also an avid basketball fan (MFFL) and a home brew enthusiast.
Michael Middlebrooks, DPT
Michael Middlebrooks is a licensed physical therapist who grew up in Louisiana. Michael attended Oklahoma State University and received his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. In 2011 he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Texas Southwestern School of Health Professions. He has continued his education with courses in orthopedics and sports medicine.
Michael enjoys working with competitive and recreational athletes, as well as geriatric and post-operative patients. He has experience treating a wide variety of diagnoses of the extremities and the spine. He utilizes therapeutic exercise prescription in combination with manual therapy to optimize the recovery of his patients.
Michael and his wife live in McKinney with their dog. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, running, and playing tennis.
Yosi Hailemeskel, PTA
Yosi Hailemeskel is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. She graduated in 2010 from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor of Arts degree and then attended Kaplan College where she completed the Associates of Applied Science Degree for Physical Therapist Assistant in 2013. Yosi has worked at ASSC since her graduation successfully treating many different diagnosis in orthopedics.
Yosi has a passion for improving the quality of life for her patients through manual therapy and therapeutic exercise. She strives to provide a welcoming and enjoyable therapeutic experience for all patients and believes that a positive environment is a fundamental component to recovery.
Yosi hopes to pursue future education culminating with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy program in the next five years. Yosi currently lives in Plano and in her free time, enjoys traveling, working out and spending time with her family and friends.