Texas Physical Therapy Specialists logo

The Best First Choice ®


New Braunfels

  • Katherine Sunderman

    Katherine SundermanPT, DPT, LAT, ATC

    Katherine Sunderman was born and raised in Hutto, TX. She graduated from Texas Wesleyan University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Athletic Training and then received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from South College in Knoxville, TN. She is currently undergoing the Evidence In Motion’s (EIM) Orthopaedic Residency.

    Dr. Sunderman enjoys working with orthopaedic patients of all ages, with special interest in tactical athletes, sports athletes and persistent pain.

    Katherine enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Brian, and two dogs Ma Deuce and Reveille. A former collegiate volleyball player, she enjoys catching a game whenever she can and running to stay active.

  • Alyssa Balasko

    Alyssa BalaskoPT, DPT

    Born and raised in North Olmsted, Ohio, Alyssa attended Ohio University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology. She then went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from South College in Knoxville, TN. Alyssa is a current Orthopaedic Resident working towards becoming a Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist through Evidence In Motion.

    Alyssa enjoys working with orthopaedic patients of all ages and conditions, but has a special passion for treating patients with knee pain. Her goals for the future include working with the amputee population in an outpatient setting.

    As an Ohio native, Alyssa is a loyal Cleveland sports fan and catches a game whenever she has spare time. She loves living in Texas, but misses Ohio’s fall and snowy winters.

  • Brett Beuning

    Brett BeuningPT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

    Brett Beuning holds a clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy, graduating from Regis University in 2006. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic (OCS) physical therapy, and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT).

    Dr. Beuning is the Program Director for Evidence In Motion’s Clinical Excellence Network, a national program for physical therapy clinical education. He is faculty in both the post-doctoral residency and fellowship programs for Evidence In Motion, and teaches in Evidence In Motion’s Resident Virtual Rounds program. He also acts as a Residency Mentor Leader for residents and regularly mentors fellows, residents and interns in clinic.

    Dr. Beuning and his wife, Debra, have three children. He and his family have spent most of their lives in the cold climates of Minnesota and Colorado. In his spare time, he enjoys music, woodworking and playing hockey. The Beuning family enjoys camping, hiking, biking, and skiing.

    Find My Location

  • Stephanie Ehrlich

    Stephanie EhrlichPT, DPT

    Dr. Stephanie Ehrlich was born and raised in Missoula, Montana and received her Undergraduate degree in Health and Human Performance, Exercise Science from the University of Montana. Upon completion of her Bachelor’s degree, she attended the University of Colorado – Denver to attain a clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy. Currently, Stephanie is working to complete a hosted Orthopaedic Residency through Evidence in Motion (EIM) with the intent to become a Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist.

    Stephanie has a passion for learning about all facets of physical therapy, including orthopaedic, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, vestibular, metabolic, and pelvic health.  Throughout her pursuit of orthopaedic specialization, Stephanie enjoys exploring the many components of health and wellness with her patients.

    As someone who was raised swimming in rivers, exploring forests, and summiting mountains – Stephanie enjoys getting outside in her free time.  ​​

  • Alyson Ellis

    Alyson EllisPT, DPT, OCS

    Alyson is the Clinic Director at the Gruene and New Braunfels locations.

    Alyson Ellis was born in Youngstown, Ohio and received her clinical doctorate in Physical Therapy from Youngstown State University.  She completed the orthopedic residency through EIM and earned her OCS and TPS certifications.

    Alyson’s passions include treating persistent pain and facilitating social/emotional intelligence growth in staff. Currently, she is a clinic director for Texas Physical Therapy Specialists – Leading both the Gruene and New Braunfels clinics.

    In her spare time, Alyson loves to spend time with her husband, Jeff, and her golden retriever, Phoebe.

    Find My Location

  • Kayte Forester

    Kayte ForesterPT, DPT

    Born and raised in Grand Prairie, TX, Kayte attended Southwestern University in Georgetown, majoring in Kinesiology. Intrigued by the field of academica and research, she decided to pursue graduate school at Texas State University. As a graduate student Kayte collaborated with the exercise science, nutrition, and physical therapy departments to research behavior change theories, and at that time decided to pursue a doctorate in physical therapy. Kayte went on to attend South College in Knoxville, TN, where she graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT).

    Kayte enjoys treating orthopaedic patients of all ages with special interests in behavior change, lymphedema, and the female athlete triad.

    Outside of the clinic, Kayte likes to run, play with her three dogs, listen to live music, paint, play guitar, and laugh. She’s also trained as an opera singer for two years, ran a marathon, is a published author, and has traveled to 10 countries.

  • David G. Greathouse

    David G. GreathousePT, PhD, ECS, FAPTA

    David G. Greathouse is  the Director of Clinical Electrophysiology Services at TexPTS.  He holds a BA in biology and physical education from Marshall University, a Certificate in Physical Therapy from the D.T. Watson School of Physiatrics, and a MS (Education/Physical Therapy) and PhD (Anatomy) from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Greathouse is a Diplomate, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.

    From 1970-1996, Dr. Greathouse served in the United States Army attaining the rank of Colonel. Colonel Greathouse had clinical assignments at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (staff therapist), Washington, DC; Irwin Army Community Hospital (assistant chief), Ft. Riley, KS; Brooke Army Medical Center (staff therapist), Fort Sam Houston, TX; and 196th Station Hospital (Chief PT), Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), Mons, Belgium. From 1985-1990, Dr. Greathouse was the Director, U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, TX. From 1990-1993, Colonel Greathouse served as the Chief, Physical Therapist Section, Office of The Surgeon General, Falls Church, VA; and from 1993-1996, he was the Chief, Army Medical Specialist Corps, Office of The Surgeon General, Falls Church, VA.

    From 1996-2005, Dr. Greathouse served as the founding chair and associate dean of the Belmont University School of Physical Therapy, Nashville, TN. During this time, he also was an Adjunct Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where he was a member of the anatomy team teaching gross anatomy to the first year medical students. Dr. Greathouse also was a Clinical Electrophysiologist (EMG/NCS) in the Neurology Clinic, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Ft. Campbell, KY.

    Dr. Greathouse has published over 50 manuscripts and 9 book chapters/monologues, and has given over 100 professional presentations. He is currently a member of the International Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT), and a manuscript reviewer for Physical Therapy and Clinical Anatomy. He served as the President, JOSPT BOD from 2005-2014. Dr. Greathouse is a past member of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (1989-1993 and 2005-2009; Chair 1991-1993); Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (2005-2009); Research Advisory Committee (1991-1997) and Scientific Review Committee (1998-2001) for the Foundation for Physical Therapy; and an Associate Editor for JOSPT (1996-1998). He was a recipient of the Clinical Electrophysiology Section (APTA) Award of Excellence in 1999. Dr. Greathouse was named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA in 2006. In 2013, Dr. Greathouse was inducted into the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences Hall of Fame.

    His current teaching positions include the U.S. Army-Baylor University Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy, Fort Sam Houston, TX (Adjunct Professor); Creighton University DPT Program, Omaha, NE (Professor, contributed services basis); Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT (Adjunct Faculty); U.S. Army- Baylor University Post-Professional Doctoral Program in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX (Adjunct Clinical Faculty); and Texas State University DPT Program, San Marcos, TX (Adjunct Professor).

    Find My Location

  • Marcy Moore

    Marcy MoorePTA

    Marcy received her Associate of Applied Science as a Physical Therapist Assistant while in the air force. During her 20 years serving, she also completed an Associate of Applied Science in Avionics Systems Technology.

    Throughout the course of her career, Marcy has had the opportunity to develop her skills in a variety of venues, including deployment in support of a contingency during Operation Desert Storm, outpatient orthopaedics, wound care, pediatrics, and sports medicine. She continues to be passionate about making a positive impact on her patient’s lives. In 2017, Marcy achieved a specialized certification in pain neuroscience education in her pursuit to help others living with persistent pain. She is currently advancing her skills by seeking to attain a specialty certification in orthopaedics and manual lymphatic drainage.

    Marcy met her husband Jeff while stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Over the years, they were blessed with four wonderful children. In her downtime, Marcy enjoys spending time with family, interval training, yoga, listening to music, and participation in church and outdoor activities.

    Find My Location

  • Katie Schweitzer

    Katie SchweitzerPT, DPT, OCS

    Katie Schweitzer graduated from The University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s of Arts in English and Russian and then received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Armstrong State University in Savannah, Georgia. She is a graduate of Evidence in Motion’s (EIM) Orthopaedic Residency and The International Institute of Spine and Pain’s Therapeutic Pain Science certification. She became an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) in 2017.

    Dr. Schweitzer enjoys working with orthopaedic patients of all ages, with special interest in pelvic floor dysfunction, pregnancy pain, and persistent pain.

    Katie enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Adam, and two dogs Wally and Sasha. A former collegiate rower, she enjoys getting on the water whenever possible and finding pavement for her road bike.

  • Joseph Soojian

    Joseph SoojianPT, DPT, NSCA-CPT

    Joseph earned his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH. He worked as a personal trainer prior to going on to complete his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) at South College in Knoxville, TN.

    Currently completing a hosted Residency through Evidence In Motion, Joseph plans to become Board Certified in Orthopaedics in the near future.  Joseph takes special interest in a wide range of populations from geriatrics to youth sports. He is a certified soccer coach with the United States Soccer Federation and a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

    Joseph moved to Texas from New England with his wife and two dogs. In his free time, Joseph and his family like to explore the area and take in all the things Texas has to offer.