Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Greater Heights offers a wide array of services from general therapy to specialty programs, with highly skilled and certified therapists. As part of patient-centered care, therapists perform comprehensive evaluations to determine appropriate treatment to individually address your specific goals.
Please note that all patients under the age of 16 are required to be accompanied by an adult, adult family member or legal guardian during their treatment time.
Patients 16 years of age or older are required to be accompanied by an adult during their initial appointment for paper work and consent purposes. After the initial visit, adult supervision may no longer be required.
If an adult is not present with the patient as listed by our age requirements, the patient may be asked to be rescheduled.
Donnita Burrell, PT is a native Houstonian and graduate of University of Houston. Upon completing her undergraduate work in their sports medicine program she became a licensed and certified Athletic Trainer and thus went on to pursue her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the Texas Women University. In practice since 2006, Donnita has developed a passion for working with high school and collegiate athletes. Over the course of her career she has focused her clinical skills to specialize in ACL/ post-op knee rehab.
James Callahan, OTR, CHT, who has a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) and a Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR). He has completed advanced training in differential diagnoses, sports injuries and treatment, and custom orthosis (i.e. splint) fabrication. He specializes in orthopedic injuries from the shoulder to fingertips, with special emphasis on elbow/wrist/hand rehabilitation. In practice since 1992, he sees patients of all ages. James is available to schedule appointments daily.
Sean Carpenter, PT, DPT, MDT, SFMA received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Franklin Pierce University and began practicing after passing his boards in 2013. He has extensive training in Graston (IASTM), Functional Dry Needling Level 1 and Mulligan Mobilization techniques. Sean was one of the first physical therapists certified in both SFMA Level 1 and 2 in the Houston area and has been familiar with the evaluation and treatment model since 2015. In 2019, Sean became certified in the McKenzie Method MDT after working through the coursework over the past 5 years along with mentorships. Sean primarily treats post-op and non-op spine patients as well as other regions, and athletes of varying abilities as they return to sport(s) safely.
Erin Martino, DPT has a doctorate in physical therapy and has been in practice since 2014. She provides general therapy focused on general outpatient orthopedics.
Lori Holloway, PT has a master’s of science degree in physical therapy and is board certified. She is interested in general orthopedics focusing on the neck/shoulder, hip, knee and ankle joints. She has been in practice since 1990.
Rachel Ramsey, DPT, who has a doctorate in physical therapy, has been in practice since 2010. She enjoys treating a variety of patient populations, from school-aged children to older adults. She has a special interest in treating the shoulder, knee and ankle.
Rhonda Powell, PT has a master’s degree in physical therapy. She is certified in mechanical diagnosis and therapy of the spine as well as functional dry needling. She is also a certified Mulligan practitioner and certified strength and conditioning specialist. In practice since 1994, she provides treatment following the McKenzie Method, as well as using dry needling and other types of therapy for the neck/shoulder, thoracic/lumbar and lower extremity areas.
Roxana Ventura, PT, DPT completed a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology, Pre-Med and then earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. As a bilingual (Spanish and English speaker), board-certified Physical Therapist, she has additional certifications in Functional Dry Needling and McKenzie Method (cervical and lumbar). Although she treats several diagnoses related to sports medicine and orthopedics, her areas of expertise include the: shoulder, knee, and foot/ankle. Roxana, who sees patients ages 12 and older, has been in practice since 2018.
Benita Desguin, PTA has an associate’s degree in applied science/physical therapy assistant and is a board-certified physical therapist assistant. She specializes in sports medicine rehabilitation and provides aquatic therapy for the neck/shoulder, thoracic/lumbar and knee areas. Benita, who sees adult patients, is available to schedule early morning appointments in addition to regular clinic hours.
Ramon Palec, PTA has an associate’s degree in applied science/physical therapy assistant and is a certified physical therapist assistant. In practice since 2019, he does aquatic therapy for the thoracic/lumbar, hip and knee areas.