About Beyond Therapy and Wellness
At Beyond Therapy and Wellness, we are committed to providing physical therapy services in a comfortable environment where patients can focus on recovery under the direct supervision of a licensed physical therapist. You will receive a one-on-one evaluation in a private room where you will be evaluated by a physical therapist that is professionally trained in treating your specific diagnosis. After your evaluation, you will receive an explanation on your course of treatment and answer any questions you might have.
To schedule an evaluation with one of our licensed doctors of physical therapy, give us a call.
Beyond Therapy & Wellness provides physical therapy to men, women, and children under the following specialty programs:
◊ Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
◊ Lymphedema Treatment
◊ Balance & Vertigo (Vestibular)
◊ Pediatric Incontinence
◊ Post Prostatectomy Incontinence
◊ Osteoporosis Treatment
◊ Cancer Recovery
Dr. Kristi Plunk, PT, DPT, WCS, CLT
Dr. Plunk (formerly Dr. Latham) is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s Physical Therapy program where she received her Masters in Physical Therapy. She received her Doctorate in physical therapy from Evidence In Motion. She continued her postgraduate training and received her board Certification as a Women’s Health Physical Therapy Specialist.
She has always had a passion for treating patients in a comfortable, friendly, evidence-based practice to ensure optimal outcomes in the shortest amount of time. After graduating, she worked with a primarily geriatric population treating orthopedic and neurological injuries. She also developed and implemented a continence improvement program for the population. She then worked in NYC as program director of Men’s/Women’s Pelvic Health and Lymphedema at a large outpatient physical therapy facility. There, she developed the Women’s Health Physical Therapy program and subsequently expanded the program to three of the company’s locations. She opened Beyond Therapy and Wellness in 2012.
During her off time, Kristi enjoys spending time with her husband, Marshall, son Caleb and daughter Charlotte.
Dr. Ginamar Magalhaes, PT, DPT
Originally from the Rio Grande Valley, Dr. Magalhaes (formerly Dr. Galvan) received her Bachelors of Science in Biology at Texas A&M Kingsville and later received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of North Texas in Fort Worth, TX. She continued her education by taking additional courses for pelvic floor physical therapy through the American Physical Therapy Association.
During her pre-graduate clinical rotations, Ginamar became interested in treating and helping patients with various conditions including pelvic floor disorders. She is excited and eager to continue learning and expanding her knowledge in order to provide patients with the highest level of care here at Beyond Therapy and Wellness.
When she’s not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Brandon, and dog, Spud.
Dr. Emily VanDoren, PT, DPT, CAPP-Pelvic
Dr. VanDoren received her undergraduate B.S. in Human Biology at Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, WA and later received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA. She has continued her postgraduate training by taking courses in pelvic health offered through the Section on Women’s Health by the American Physical Therapy Association.
She initially worked with the geriatric population with orthopedic and neurological diagnoses. However, seeing the dire need and few pelvic floor physical therapy practitioners available, Emily decided to pursue her initial interest in Women’s Health. “I am glad I’m equipped to help women and men with such intimate physical issues and teach them how to reduce/eliminate symptoms they’ve had for months, sometimes years.”
During her off time, Emily enjoys spending quality time with her husband Tim and two sons, Asher and Henry.
Gina Ross, PTA, CLT
Gina received her Liberal Arts AA and Physical Therapist Assistant AA degrees from Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles, CA. She received her Lymphedema Certification in 1999 learning the Vodder technique from Guenter Klose and Steve Norton. She has also taken various breast cancer rehabilitation courses where she has learned various manual techniques to reduce Axillary Web Syndrome/Cording including myofascial release techniques, use of kinesiotaping and therapeutic exercises specifically addressing breast cancer rehabilitation.
She has an extensive background working with various diagnoses including treating inpatients and outpatients in a large hospital setting including wound care and aquatic therapy. She has educated nurses regarding the treatment of lymphedema and run lymphedema support groups in hospital setting. Gina enjoys helping patients return to their previous active lifestyles before their diagnosis. Being a recent breast cancer survivor herself, Gina has a special insight into treating the whole patient and provides of level of empathy like no other.
A recent transplant from Southern California, she enjoys her new lifestyle spending time with her husband, 3 kids and a zoo. This zoo is complete with dogs, birds, a tortoise, turtles, fish and ducks. She enjoys gardening, swimming, yoga, decorating her home and watching her kids play sports.
Mecca Lenamond, Billing and Marketing Coordinator
Mecca joined Beyond Therapy and Wellness in January, 2016 as a front office coordinator. Previously, she has worked in administrative roles, where she excelled in customer service, making her a great fit for our clinic. She is the lovely go to person for any concerns, or billing and marketing questions.
Mecca is the proud parent of a beautiful daughter, Kennedy, 10, and enjoys spending time with her.