Jennifer McCauley, PT, DPT, OCS is Southlake’s premier physical therapist specializing in Pilates-based rehabilitation. Jennifer is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, certified Pilates instructor, and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Jennifer helps active health conscious individuals get back to the activities they love, by taking a holistic approach to care that gets results without the use of pain medication or injections.
Jennifer has been helping people stay healthy and active since 2002 where she first began teaching Pilates. Inspired by her innate gift for helping people with movement dysfunctions, Jennifer pursued a physical therapy degree and in 2008 graduated from Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. In 2012, Jennifer sought further specialization and became a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). She has also completed advanced trainings in Graston technique, Kinesio Taping, pelvic floor through Herman and Wallace, and Movement Links. She is certified in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) for over 7 years and implements these principles into her practice daily. DNS is a manual and rehabilitative approach based on principles of developmental kinesiology. This method is used in rehabilitation and with professional athletes to improve athletic performance.
These experiences have given her a unique perspective that allow her to combine her experience of movement and her skills as a physical therapist to create and execute treatment plan with the “whole” patient in mind. Taking into account the patient’s personal goals, she aims to not only alleviate pain but to get patients past their goals and on to a stronger healthier version of themselves.
Jennifer truly cares about her patient and that is reflected throughout the care you will receive at Inspire Physical Therapy and Wellness. Jennifer is certified through Polestar Pilates and the Pilates Method Alliance. She has conducted and presented research at the PMA annual conference and the Polestar World Conference looking at the effect of a reformer-based Pilates program on stress urinary incontinence. Jennifer is a gifted teacher and healer. Her approach to care incorporates manual therapy, orthopedic therapy,Pilates-based rehab, and DNS to help eliminate pain, restore function, and enhance athletic performance. She is able to treat a variety of orthopedic, sport, and pelvic health patients. Her holistic approach to care helps her patients to not only recover from injury, but to thrive, living life to its fullest.
Jill Doyle PT, OCS Jill began her physical therapy career in 1996 after graduating from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She has treated post-op patients, orthopedic injuries, sport injuries and chronic pain patients in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex over the course of her career. She has extensive manual therapy certifications and is certified in manipulation, Dry Needling, Sportsmetrics, and Graston instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization.
Jill earned her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certification in 2015 and has utilized biomechanical computer analysis for sports injuries, and worked with regenerative orthopedic procedures including stem cell patients.
She rehabs patients using a combined functional approach assessing motor chain deficits utilizing Neurokinetic Therapy and Movements Links. This allows her to determine the functional movements that are the root cause of a patient’s pain and dysfunction in order to get patients back to the activities they love. Jill has a special interest in treating chronic pain patients, sports injuries, sacroiliac dysfunctions, running injuries, and overhead athletes. She has a passion for educating patients regarding nutrition for chronic pain and sports performance nutrition. She lives in Keller with her husband and 3 children and in her spare time she enjoys traveling and running marathons.
Amy Hinkel, PT, MSR-PT Amy has been a licensed Physical Therapist since graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2000. She has treated patients in a variety of settings including acute care, Neuro ICU, wound care, and outpatient orthopedics and pelvic floor. Amy has advanced training in pelvic floor through Herman and Wallace, and advanced training in Dry Needling through Kinetacore.
A fitness instructor since 1991, Amy has taught a variety of exercise formats including Pilates mat and reformer, yoga, pre/postnatal fitness and spinning. She received her Pilates Reformer certificate from Balanced Body in 2011 after joining an Atlanta physical therapy private practice where she first started to incorporate Pilates equipment into her treatments.
Originally from Charleston, South Carolina, Amy moved to Southlake in 2015 with her husband, Jason, and their 3 children. Amy has a passion for wellness and nutrition and loves to stay fit through Pilates, Crossfit and daily walks with her dogs. Amy’s personalized approach to treating her clients makes each session unique. As her patient, you will receive one-on-one customized treatment that will get you back to the activities you love. Her approach to treating the whole body, combined with her expertise in correcting movement and postural dysfunction, will make each treatment session meaningful and effective, leading to a better version of you.
Karen Bowman, Pilates Instructor and Orthopedic Specialist Originally a physical therapist, Karen graduated with her BS in Physical Therapy from The University of Connecticut in 1996. She worked in several different specialties over the next 13 years, including long term care, acute care, aquatic therapy, neurological care and orthopedic medicine in Connecticut. She discovered her love of Pilates in 2001. A big part of her job as a physical therapist was lifting patients, which in turn led to substantial pain and discomfort in her own body. After starting Pilates she saw improvement in posture and experienced significantly less pain. By adapting the principles of Pilates, she began incorporating them into her orthopedic work and saw excellent results. Karen moved to New Jersey after her third child was born, and became certified in Mat Pilates there, teaching out of her house. After her move to Texas in 2011, she continued to work in physical therapy at Baylor, incorporating Pilates into her orthopedic and neuro patients’ routines. With three young children, Karen decided to focus on Pilates certification through Balanced Body and stays on as a per Diem PT with Baylor. With her experience, Karen is able to modify Pilates exercises to adjust for limitations and accommodate all fitness levels to create a solid foundation for years of sustainable healing . Her personal Pilates instruction philosophy is to keep the body healthy, strong, centered and balanced to create a real change in the lives of her clients. In her off time Karen enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, hiking, cross-training and skiing with her family.
Indika Elliott, Front Office Coordinator and Pilates Instructor Indika received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas in Kinesiology and Fitness Management. A former ballet dancer, she has always been involved in movement and fitness which led her to a career as a health professional in personal training, GYROTONIC(R) and Pilates. She excelled as a GYROTONIC(R) instructor at Lotus Flow Movement in Palm Desert, CA, personal trainer and fitness instructor at the Canyon Ranch Spa Club in the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Genesis Medical Spa and 24 Hour Fitness. Most recently, she has completed her Pilates Reformer training(Levels 1-3) with Balanced Body. Indika moved to Texas in 2018 and enjoys hiking, yoga, gardening, ballet and spending time with her family and always approaches everyday with a positive attitude.