An Austin native, Erica earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of St Augustine in 2016 after completing her BESS Degree at Texas State University. Erica has had experience in multiple settings varying from pediatrics to acute care and inpatient rehab hospitals however; the primary focus of her professional career has been in outpatient orthopedics where she has continually advanced her skills in manual therapy, sport specific rehabilitation, and injury prevention. In her post graduate career, she has become proficient with treating athletes and sports related injuries, became certified in Functional Dry Needling as well as Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage, and has received her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist Board certification. Erica enjoys working one on one with patients, developing individualized treatment approaches utilizing the many different philosophies she has acquired in her continued training and career.
In her personal time, Erica loves to play volleyball competitively, go hiking with her dogs, exercise, and explore new places in Austin to find good food and enjoy the outdoors.