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Christina Nguyen, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation / Pain Management


Meet Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Nguyen is a fellowship-trained physiatrist providing nonsurgical comprehensive, patient-centered care.

Dr. Nguyen focuses on functional restoration through a multimodal approach including rehabilitation, lifestyle modification, image-guided injections, and interventional spine procedures. She is highly skilled in treating numerous spine disorders including disc herniations, degenerative disc disease, and musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Nguyen has extensive expertise in performing epidural steroid injections, electromyography/nerve conduction studies and regenerative medicine, including Platelet Rich Plasma.

She is a member of numerous professional and scientific societies, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spine Intervention Society, and Texas Pain Society. Dr. Nguyen was also awarded the prestigious Foundations of PM&R Research Grant in 2017.


  • Southwest Spine & Sports, Scottsdale, AZ
    • Interventional Pain Management



  • University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Medical School

  • Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ft. Worth, TX
    • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Facet injections and radiofrequency ablations
  • SI joint injections
  • Ultrasound-guided peripheral joint and bursa injections
  • Musculoskeletal injections
  • Electromyography and nerve conduction studies
  • Regenerative medicine, including Platelet Rich Plasma
  • Minimally invasive percutaneous tenotomy 
  • Peripheral nerve stimulation 

Personal Interests:

  • Dr. Nguyen is a native Texan and enjoys traveling, experiencing cultural cuisines, hiking, and yoga.


  • 360 West Magazine “Top Doctor” (2020, 2021)
  • Fort Worth, Texas Magazine “Top Doctor” (2020)

Locations Served:

  • Fort Worth-Alliance

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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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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