Alexa B. Royston, DO

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Meet Dr. Royston


Dr. Alexa Royston brings her knowledge and skills in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation to Spine Team Texas.

Dr. Royston completed her residency and internship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. During her residency, she earned multiple research grants including the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Local Humanitarian Grant and the Prosthetics & Orthotics Scholarship at Northwestern University. While in residency, she received training in the treatment of women’s health issues, including pregnancy-related back pain and pelvic floor dysfunction. She earned her medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, TX. 

She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Baylor University in Waco, TX where she competed as a D1 NCAA Athlete in cross country and triathlon. In her collegiate career, she led the team to two National competitions in 2009 and 2010 and qualified for the Ironman 70.3 World Championships her sophomore year. She is also a 2x Academic All-Big 12 Athlete.

Dr. Royston has conducted numerous research studies and been featured in many publications including the Journal of the American Medical Association, American Journal of Sports Medicine, and Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports. She has a passion for physician wellness with an emphasis on the impact of exercise to promote healing. She participates in public speaking and has presented her research at multiple national conferences. She stays informed of medical advances as a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Dr. Royston also believes in giving back to her community. She served on the planning committee for the UT Southwestern Adaptive Sports Expo, among many other charitable activities. She is dedicated to giving back to her community by mentoring students and trainees from diverse backgrounds and providing top-level clinical care for the underserved.

Education + Specialties


  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Medical School

  • University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX
    • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine


  • Electrodiagnostic testing including EMG/NCS of spine-related and other neurologic pathology
  • Ultrasound-guided peripheral joint injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Neuropathic pain management
  • Musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Pelvic floor rehabilitation and pregnancy related back pain

Board Certifications + Memberships

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    • Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
    • Board Certified, Electromyography (EMG)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

Personal Interests

  • Dr. Royston is a third-generation native Texan. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children. You can find her swimming, biking, or running around White Rock Lake while training for her next triathlon or marathon. She and her family remain active in their church.

Locations Served:

  • Allen
  • Richardson

Meet Tom Winders


For a while, the only place Tom Winders could get a decent night’s sleep was on his living room love seat, where he could position his back just right. That’s when he knew something had to be done.
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1545 East Southlake Boulevard
Suite 100
Southlake, TX 76092

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3142 Horizon Road
Suite 100
Rockwall, TX 75032

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10900 Founders Way
Suite 101
Fort Worth, TX 76244

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3661 North Plano Road
Suite 2200
Richardson, TX 75082

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1305 Airport Freeway
Suite 406
Bedford, TX 76021

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Suite 110
Allen, TX 75013

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Plano, TX 75093

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Prosper, TX 75078

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