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Siva Sankaran, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Cert. DN

Physical Therapist

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Meet Siva Sankaran, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Cert. DN

Siva Sankaran is an enthusiastic and compassionate physical therapist with extensive clinical experience in outpatient orthopedics and skills in clinical reasoning and manual therapy. He joined Spine Team Texas in January 2022 after working with ATI Physical Therapy in Lewisville, TX and spending several years with the Henry Ford Health System in Dearborn, MI. He also worked at outpatient rehab clinics treating musculoskeletal conditions in orthopedic, sports injury and geriatric clients. Siva completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI and his Bachelor of Physical Therapy from the University of Madras in Chennai, India. His professional affiliations include the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists, American Physical Therapy Association, Texas Physical Therapy Association. Siva is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, and he is a Fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. In addition to being a skilled Physical Therapist, Siva has a great passion for teaching and mentoring. He served as a proctor at Wayne State University from 2017 to 2019 and continues to act as a clinical instructor, mentor and pain neuroscience educator.

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  • Rockwall

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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