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1411 South Main Street
Boerne, TX 78006
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Danny Kasprowicz, DPT, PT, ATC, LAT, Owner-Director of Boerne Physical Therapy Institute, L.L.C.: 

When Danny Kasprowicz opened Boerne Physical Therapy Institute in 1997, his goal was to make the facility a place where people learned how to recuperate from injury—and how to remain healthy after rehabilitation.  Since then, he has led a professional team of Physical Therapists and support staff who have dedicated themselves to helping their patients become more agile and more physically fit.

Danny personifies that dedication. By continually enrolling in professional advancement classes throughout his career in Physical Therapy, he has learned the most advanced techniques to care for his patients. He has taken classes such as “Back to Golf!,” Simplifying the Sacroiliac Joint, HIV/AIDS Update 2003, Ethics in Rehabilitation, Current Perspective on Fibromyalgia and Parkinson’s Syndrome: A Comprehensive Update. In addition, he has become an expert in Chronic Pain, sports training especially with helping golfers, tennis buffs and young athletes improve their performance.

Danny has received training from John Iams PT in the Primal Reflex Release TechniqueTM. He has taken the Basic, intermediate and Advanced and Beyond Advanced seminars.  He was a certified instructor for PRRT Basic seminar from 2006-2012.  Danny has also been trained by Scott Musgrave MPT, founder of Associative Awareness Technique (AAT), and has been selected to be an instructor for AAT and is currently teaching Level one live seminars.  If you would like Danny to teach a seminar to your staff, call 830-249-7211. 

Balancing his professional life with family life, Danny and his wife Laura have a daughter attending the Rhetoric school at the Geneva School of Boerne. His son graduated from Geneva in May of 2013 and is attending Texas A&M University and majoring in Civil Engineering.  His family attends church and other activities at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in San Antonio.  He enjoys all outdoor activities, golf and enjoying time with his family.

Danny is also active in his community. Serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce in 2004, he served as a member of that chamber’s Board of Directors from 2003 to 2006. He has also served on the board of directors of the local United Way, YMCA and as Extra Curricular Activities Chairman for the Geneva School of Boerne.

He has been practicing as a Physical Therapist since his graduation from PT school at the University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science Center in 1990.  He is the founder and owner of BPTI.  He graduated with his Post Professional Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio, TX on May 10, 2013.  

Capstone Project for Post Professional Doctorate at UIW

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Laura Kasprowicz, PT

Laura graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University in Biology/Chemistry in 1987 and pursued a career as a Lab technician for the Cancer Therapy and Research Center. She then obtained her bachelors degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 1992. She has worked in Pediatrics, Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers and has been in Outpatient Orthopedics since opening the clinic with Danny in 1997. She enjoys reading, walking, Pilates and spending time with her family.

JC Commer, PT

JC joined our staff at BPTI in August of 2013 as a part time employee and became full time in September 2014.  He completed his bachelor's degree in Biology from Sterling College in Kansas.  He then received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Wichita State University.  He then moved to Phoenix, Arizona where he workded in outpatient, sport related PT with college and professional athletes.  He then moved to Texas and has enjoyed living in the SA/Boerne area.  He enjoys staying active with running/hiking and ministry and service projects at his church.

 

Greg Ernst, PT, PhD, ECS

Boerne Physical Therapy Institute is pleased to announce the association of Greg Ernst, PT, PhD, ECS. Dr. Ernst comes to Boerne after 24 years of clinical practice in US Naval Hospitals across the country and overseas. Dr. Ernst Received his Physical Therapy degree from Baylor University and his PhD form the University of Virginia. He is board certified in clinical electrophysiology and has 18 years of experience performing and interpreting EMG and nerve conduction studies. He has published in this area and his expertise is in demand as he travels frequently providing continuing education to physicians and other health care providers in this specialty area. He is now bringing EMG and nerve conduction study services to the Boerne Physical Therapy Institute. Patients will benefit by having easy access to these services instead of traveling to San Antonio. Referring physicians will benefit by their patients having accessible, high quality EMG/NCS studies performed and interpreted within a short period of time, often less than one week.


Brenna Brannen, PTA

Brenna joined our team in April of 2015.  She completed her applied sciences /physical therapy assistant degree from McLennan Community College in 2014.  She lives in Boerne with her husband and two dogs and will be expecting her first child in December!  They have enjoyed exploring all the things Boerne has to offer, hiking and outdoor activities.  Brenna is now level 1 IASTM (Instrament assisted soft tissue mobilization) certified.

Scott Sommerlatte, PTA

Scott joined our team in September of 2017.  He graduated from Texas State University in 2014 in Exercise Sports Science and then from Victoria College PTA Program in 2017.

Theresa Pankratz, Front Office Manager

Theresa Pankratz has been involved in all areas of patient care since 1988. Beginning in the medical field as a private home health care professional and later obtaining her C.N.A. Theresa devoted her time to ensure medication monitoring and personal hygiene, plus maintaining a safe environment for her patients.

Later working in the dental field, she assisted with procedures, including restorative, pedo, oral surgery, as well as fixed and removal prosthodontics. She is knowledgeable in appointment scheduling, recalls, accounts receivables and insurance claims.

A graduate of Boerne High School, Theresa actively supports the local schools athletics. Currently, Theresa is active at St. Peters Catholic Church and with the local 4H. On her spare time she appreciates hunting, dancing, and watching baseball.

Joining BPTI in 2000, Theresa greets and receives patients into our clinic with a friendly smile, acquiring and assuring the accuracy of patient information and conveying this to the billing/collections team. 

Christine Short, Billing Manager

Christine joined our staff in 2007.  She has worked as a PT tech in outpatient physical therapy since 1990.  In 2013 she moved to a position in the front office/collections.  She enjoys time with her husband, camping, gambling in Las Vegas, and spending time with her two girls and grandson.

Joanna Garcia, Front Office Assistant

Joanna started with BPTI in December 2015 and assists all front office staff with scheduling, billing/collections and verification of insurance benefits.  She enjoys hiking and any outdoor activities with her husband.  She will be leaving BPTI in October to pursue her dream of motherhood!  We wish her all the best in being a mom and all her future endeavors!


Shelby Ramirez, Front Office Assistant

Shelby joined our team in 10/2017 and graduated from Tarleton State University with a BS in Kinesiology in 2017.

Our Physical Therapy Technicians

Our staff of Technicians at BPTI are highly skilled and necessary for your care at BPTI. These support personnel assist your Physical Therapist in many different facets of your treatment and are crucial to your success in Physical Therapy.  The full time techs are Anna Brady, Jesus (Chuy) Lozano, Matt Edralin and Nichole Poblano.  Matt Garcia and Genevieve Pena assist us on a part time basis.  All of our techs have graduated from college with a B.S degree and/or are currently in college and eventually applying for PT or PTA school.

Anna Wysocki Brady, PT technician

Anna joined our team in December of 2008.  She graduated from Shreiner University in 2007 with a BS in Exercise Science.  She is involved with many aspects or our clinic from training volunteers and new PT technician staff.  She lives in San Antonio with her husband and son.


Matt Edralin, PT Technician

Matt joined our team in September of 2016.  He graduated with a BS in Kinesiology from UTSA.  Matt is currently applying for PT and PTA schools. 

Chuy Lozano, PT Technician

Chuy initially joined our team in 2014 as a intern for Comfort HS, then as a part time tech and now as a full time tech after graduation with his BS from UIW in Rehabilitation Science.

Matt Garcia, PT technician

Matt joined the BPTI team in May 2015. He earned his BS from University of Texas at San Antonio with a BS in Biology.  He is currently in PT school at University of St Augustine in Austin and will be leaving us in December of 2017 to live in California, complete PT school and be a dad!  He enjoys outdoor activities, playing the Cello, woodworking and cooking.

Genevieve Pena, PT technician

Genevieve started with BPTI in May of 2017.  She is currently attending UIW and will graduate in December with her BS in Rehabilitation Science.

Nichole Poblano, PT technician

Nichole joined our staff full time in February of 2017.  She graduated from UTSA with a BS in Kinesiology and will be receiving her Masters in Health & Human Performance from Sulross State University in December of 2017.

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