Dr. Kimberly Pearson, PT, DPT, OCS
Executive Director of Physical Therapy
Dr. Pearson is the owner and co-founder of Athelite Physical Therapy. She is recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy. Kimberly was born and raised Southeast Louisiana, completing her Bachelor of Science degree at LSU in Kinesiology. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Texas Woman's University. She is also certified in Functional Dry Needling.
Kimberly believes in individualized care and an eclectic, comprehensive approach to treatment. Whether you are a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or sedentary individual, you will notice her attention to detail throughout treatment sessions. Kimberly's strengths include the use of her manual therapy skills and focus on proper neuromuscular recruitment throughout exercise. She seeks to provide the highest quality, evidenced-based treatment to each and every patient and believes this can only be achieved by a continual pursuit to better herself as a practitioner.
She began her career in the outpatient orthopedic and sport arena working for a major hospital system in Houston, working alongside many industry leaders in both physical therapy and sports medicine. Based on experiences in the hospital practice setting, she saw drawbacks of insurance driven therapy services and thus came the creation of AthElite Development and Physical Therapy, a cash pay service that allows clients the 1:1 approach to custom tailored treatment.
Dr. Jentry Pearson, PT, DPT, SCS
Executive Director of Athlete Development & Injury Prevention
Dr. Pearson is a physical therapist that is recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy. Jentry was born and raised in Bossier City, LA and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Louisiana Tech University. He then earned Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from LSU Health Science Center- Shreveport. Following completion of physical therapy school, Jentry completed residency-training from the Houston Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Sports Physical Therapy Residency program. After completion of his residency, he served as residency faculty and mentor to current residents. While on staff, Jentry was able to remain active in evidence-based research, co-authoring two publications within the realm of sports physical therapy.
Jentry has wide-ranging experience in sports rehabilitation and takes special interest in return to sport topics, sports-specific treatment strategies, and the youth athlete population. Jentry has had the privilege of working with various sport organizations including: Rice University, Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Houston Dynamo/Dash, Houston Rodeo, and the Houston Ballet/Academy. He intends to utilize his professional expertise to provide the area's athletes with preventative and wellness services to keep them at their elite level of participation.
Jentry has certifications in following areas:
Sports Physical Therapy
Blood Flow Restriction Therapy
Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)