Brain and Spine Center
Brain & Spine Therapy Services
Russ Eaves, PT, Clinic Director
Russ started Brain & Spine Therapy Services in 2006 and has an extensive history working in private practice. He has 34 years of experience and draws from a broad range of manual techniques and a wide variety of exercise systems.
Julie Watkins, PT, DPT, ATC
Julie has been with Brain & Spine Therapy Services since its inception in 2006. Since completing her doctorate in physical therapy from Washington University in St. Louis, she has worked in the outpatient orthopedic setting for 9 years. Julie has worked cooperatively with surgeons and pain management at The Brain & Spine Center and continues to further her education through courses aimed at postural correction and manual therapy.
Mary Rollins, PT
With 31 years of experience, Mary has knowledge in various areas of physical therapy treatment including McKenzie and Postural Restoration Institute. Mary has been with Brain & Spine Therapy Services since 2007 and while she continues to treat all conditions seen at our facility, she has a special interest in how the sacroiliac joint affects the pelvic floor. She is furthering her training with a specific emphasis on women's health.
Michael Wood, MPT
Michael has worked in the outpatient setting since graduating from Maryville University in 2008. He joined the Brain & Spine Therapy Team in 2009 and enjoys treating a variety of diagnoses including lower back and neck pain. He has a special interest in vestibular disorders and is working toward certification in this area.
Lisa Rolwes, PTA
Lisa is a graduate of St. Louis Community College and has 14 years experience as a physical therapist assistant. Since joining the Brain & Spine Therapy team in 2007, her focus has been in manual therapy skills and those of the Postural Restoration Institute. She finds the treatment of patients with migraines to be engaging and rewarding.
Kathy Ziegler, PTA, MBA
Kathy is the newest member to the Brain & Spine Therapy team, joining us in 2012. She too has experience with the use of postural restoration. She enjoys motivating patients to achieve their full potential through restoration of functional activities.