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Cassie Zivney, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, Cert. DN

Physical Therapist


Meet Cassie Zivney, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT

Cassie Zivney is a licensed physical therapist. Cassie earned her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology with a minor in psychology from Texas A&M University and a doctorate in physical therapy from UNT Health Science Center. Prior to joining Spine Team Texas, Cassie worked in an outpatient pediatric clinic, treating patients with neurological, developmental and orthopaedic conditions.

Cassie is a member of the McKenzie Institute and is working towards her certification on orthopedics and spine issues – in particular the McKenzie Institute system for assessing mechanical back and neck issues. Cassie enjoys educating patients on their injuries and treatment, so they have a full understanding of the direction of their recovery and can lead healthier lifestyles following completion of therapy.

Cassie’s positive attitude, warm and caring nature, and superlative clinical skills combine to make her an extraordinary physical therapist.

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Neck and back pain take the joy out of life. We’re here to help you find it again.

Our founder, Dr. David Rothbart, understood that people struggling with back or neck pain often fear surgery as the first option. He shared this concern, which is why he founded Spine Team Texas—to treat patients conservatively and avoid surgery as the initial solution. Dr. Rothbart’s team of carefully selected pain management experts has helped many patients find relief from their back and neck pain. Schedule your appointment today to find out how they can help you achieve your goals.
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Meet Tom Winders

Businessman, golfer & back pain conqueror
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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