Highly experienced sports physical therapists on staff
The physical therapy staff at the Institute specialize in musculoskeletal conditions, knee and shoulder sports injury rehab, kinesiology and the science of human movement.
Whether you are recovering from knee surgery, plantar fasciitis, an ACL tear, or a concussion, our advanced physical therapy team can help you get back on track and return to play strong.
Jeremy Banas, Physical Therapy Technician
Degreed in Kinesiology with an Exercise Science emphasis • Worked in the Memorial Hermann Healthcare system for 10 years
Annette Bishop, P.T.
Licensed Physical Therapist • Masters of Physical Therapy from the Texas Women's University • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Baylor University • Specializes in sports medicine
Eric Chicas, P.T., D.P.T
Licensed Physical Therapist • Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from the University of Delaware • Specializes in sports medicine, specifically rehabilitation of knee and shoulder injuries • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) • Member of the APTA Sports Section • Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association
Jorge Cunningham, P.T.
Specializes in rehabilitation of sports related injuries of the shoulder, knee and ankle. He has served as a Physical Therapist in a variety of sports including soccer, tennis and artistic gymnastics.
Talal Hariri, P.T., D.P.T.
Doctor of Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center - Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from The University of Texas at Austin - Member of American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) - Member of Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) - Member of APTA Sports Section - Member of APTA Orthopedic Section
Russ Paine, P.T.
Degree in Biology from Abilene Christian University • Physical Therapy degree from Texas Woman University • Special interests include injuries to the knee and shoulder, as well as golfing injuries and conditioning • Served as a rehabilitation consultant to the Houston Astros, NASA • Team physical therapist for the Houston Rockets • Director of Rehabilitation and Research for Ironman Sports Medicine
Institute at Memorial Hermann
Jason Rivers, P.T.A
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant • Associate Degree in Physical Therapy from HCC Coleman College for Health Sciences • Bachelors Degree in Human Movement Science from Louisiana State University • Specializes in Sports Rehabilitation
Orlando Valle, P.T., M.S.P.T., C.S.C.S.
Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Ohio State University • Masters of Science in Physical Education from Ohio State University • Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama-Birmingham • Specializes in knee and shoulder and sports medicine • Member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) • Member of the APTA Orthopedic Section • Member of the APTA Sports Section • Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association • Director of sports physical therapy
Ganesa Warren, P.T.A., NASM-CPT
Specializes in women's fitness and sports rehabilitation.