Ted Kern, PT, MS, LAT
Ted Kern, Manager/Partner of Las Colinas Physical Therapy, is a licensed physical therapist and athletic trainer. A native of Dallas Texas, Ted worked as a student trainer at The University of Texas and became a licensed trainer in 1991. He received his Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in physical therapy from Texas Woman's University. Ted became certified as an Orthopedic Physician's Assistant (OPA-c) in 1995 and worked as an OPA-c for 2 years prior to returning to physical therapy. He has been providing patient care in the Dallas area since 1991.
Ted treats patients with general orthopedic injuries sustained from work or play, specializing in the treatment of the knee, shoulder, ankle and back. He received specialized training in manual therapy by completing a 9-month mentorship with Jerry Lee DC, PT. Active in covering athletic events, Ted serves as a trainer for several gymnastic gyms in North Texas and assists local area high school trainers with their rehab needs. Ted has provided the medical coverage for numerous events, including the AVP Pro Beach Tour and the American Cup international gymnastics championship.
In his leisure time, Ted enjoys remodeling the house and scuba diving. Also a scuba instructor, Ted enjoys teaching classes with his wife, Pam, who is an assistant instructor.
Autrey Duke, PT
Autrey Duke, licensed physical therapist and native of Houston, Texas, has lived all over the world and traveled extensively. Autrey pursued his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University where he earned a degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Spanish. During his undergraduate work, he spent two years as a church missionary in Santiago, Chile, where he became fluent in Spanish. Autrey also spent a year at Southern Virginia University where he played baseball prior to finishing his studies at Brigham Young.
Autrey earned his doctorate in physical therapy from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Autrey has also studied the Movement System Impairment Method from its founders who focus on identifying and treating muscular imbalances that could contribute to painful movement or physical impairment.
Autrey treats patients of all ages who have general orthopedic injuries. He enjoys treating back injuries utilizing the Movement System Impairment Method as well as drawing on his baseball experience to treat shoulders and normalize throwing mechanics.
In his leisure time Autrey enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and his son, volunteering for his Church’s youth program, and participating in a variety of recreational sports.
Lejoy Mathew, DPT
Lejoy Mathew is a licensed physical therapist who grew up in Richardson, TX. He received his bachelors in Electronics Engineering Technology at Texas A&M University. He worked in the information technology field, but after volunteering on several mission trips to third world countries he realized that physical therapy was his true calling. Lejoy earned his doctorate in physical therapy from UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Lejoy specializes in treating patients with orthopedic conditions of upper and lower extremities and the spine. He incorporates manual therapy and personalized therapeutic treatments for his patients to reach their optimal level of function. He has a special interest in rehabilitation of the low back and also return to sport training in patients of all ages.
Lejoy now lives in Plano with his wife Renee where they enjoy staying active and spending time with family. Lejoy loves his Dallas sports and is always up for a game of basketball.