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 36 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 11 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.
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.
Lesley Callaham, MPT
Lesley graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 2009 and has been working in orthopedics and chronic pain ever since. She is the newest member of the Brain & Spine Physical Therapy team and utilizes her manual therapy skills and training in Postural Restoration to treat all of our patient's conditions. She has specialized training in temperomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfuntion and currently works in conjunction with a dentist to help treat these individuals. She plans to further expand her emphasis 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.