Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Education/Internships: Physical therapy program at Texas State University. Graduated in 2015.
Certifications: Functional Dry Needling
About: David is married with 2 children. He likes to spend his spare time with his friends and family, working out, watching sports and fishing.
Specialization: Orthopedics in general including work related injuries, sports related injuries, post-operative rehabilitation
Education/Internships: Hallsville High School 1992
Kilgore College 1992-1994
Texas Tech university, B.S. Biology/chemistry 1994-1997
Certifications: APTA Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist since 2008
Graston Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization level 1
Functional Dry Needling Level 1
About: I live in Hallsville with my wife, 2 kids and dogs where my wife is a teacher. She and I attended Texas Tech University and then moved back to East Texas to be near family. We are an active family and love sports, especially Basketball.
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
Education/Internships: Clinical doctorate in physical through Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Undergraduate degree in physical therapy through Texas State University in San Marcos,
Certifications: Orthopedic physical therapy through the American Physical Therapy Association(APTA)
About: He is the Manager of Education and Training throughout the clinics at the Centre Of Rehabilitation Excellence (CORE) in Longview, Texas, and developed the 1st CARF Accredited Program in East Texas. Dr. Penn oversees the education and training and program development in physical therapy. Previous director at Longview Regional Medical Center and Skilled Nursing facility. He has been recognized for Excellence in Clinical Education by the Texas Consortium and recognized as the Outstanding Clinical Instructor by the TPTA. Dr. Penn is currently adjunct faculty at Baylor University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Education/Internships: Assoc Degree in Science
About: He Karen has 28 years of Physical Therapy experience. Before she went to work as a PTA she was a personal training. Karen is married with 4 children and 8 grandchildren. She enjoys horseback riding and working in her garden.
Physical Therapist Assistant
About: Brian is married and expecting his first child in October of 2020. He likes to spend his spare time with friends and family, working out and watching sports. Brian attends New Beginnings Baptist Church and enjoys involvement with his life group and community outreach opportunities.
Jason Gough, PT, CBIS
Home Health Physical Therapy Manager
Specialization: eurological, orthopedics, brain injury
Education/Internships: Master of Science in Physical Therapy, University of South Dakota
Master of Business Administration, LSU Shreveport
Physical Therapy Internship Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN
Certifications: Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS)
Certified Functional Myofascial Practitioner (CFMP)
ImPACT Trained Physical Therapist (ITPT)
About: I am originally from South Dakota and moved to East Texas in 2002. I have worked in hospital, rehab, clinic and home health settings. I have a beautiful wife, Sarah, and 2 wonderful children. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family, swimming, working out, biking, and playing golf. I also enjoy cooking and grilling on the weekends.
Education/Internships: Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology from LeTourneau University, Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University, and clinical internship at Centre of Rehabilitative Excellence in Longview.
Certifications: Dry needling from Master’s Dry Needling
About: Born and raised in east Texas with deep roots in the community. Married and living in Gilmer, TX since 2019. Enjoys staying physically active outdoors. Desires to sow into the lives of every generation through a passion for physical medicine and empowering the mind.