Richard Gardner, PT, DPT Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Richard Gardner is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and a board-certified specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy. Plus, he’s an owner of Specialized Physical Therapy. Richard has been practicing physical therapy since 2013. He grew up in Rogers, AR and has always dreamed of opening a clinic in his home town. Richard speaks Spanish and the clinic staff is bilingual.
Richard regularly attends post-graduate continuing-education programs on the treatment of individuals with sports injuries, chronic pain, motor vehicle accidents, post-surgical care, back pain, neck pain, and more. In addition, he is certified in the application of trigger point dry needling. He is passionate about providing the best care to every patient.
“I believe the best outcomes are achieved in physical therapy when the use of manual therapy (hands-on treatments) are used in conjunction with specific exercises. This combination relieves pain and corrects the underlying muscular dysfunction”, explains Richard.
When not in clinic Richard enjoys spending time with his wife Michelle and their three kids. In addition, he enjoys roasting his own coffee and perfecting his home barista skills.
Evan Loomis PT, DPT
Evan Loomis is a Doctor of Physical Therapy. He graduated in 2019 from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He is also a certified practitioner of dry needling. Evan is passionate about helping patients understand their recovery process and empowering people to do what they love. Outside of work, Evan enjoys spending time with his wife and son, being active with his church community, strength training, fishing, woodworking, and other outdoor activities.
Tim Barnard is a Licensed Massage Therapist. He grew up in Rogers and has been practicing massage therapy for 15 years. He specializes in deep tissue, cupping, medical massage, and sports massage. Tim has worked with a wide variety of athletes, bodybuilders, and weekend warriors. Tim enjoys doing massage to help clients who are in pain, recovering from injuries, or experiencing stress. Massage therapy speeds up the healing process, improves circulation, and can even restore emotional balance. When he is not in the clinic Tim enjoys spending time with his wife Angela and their three children, hiking, camping and riding bikes
Faviola Aguilar Patient Care Representative
Faviola is our Patient Care Representative at Specialized Physical Therapy, she is also a NWA native. Faviola’s passion for customer service can be traced back to her 8 years in the dental field as an assistant and customer service representative! Faviola completed her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Arkansas in 2013 and is a Springdale High School Alumni! Faviola enjoys interacting with patients and seeing them evolve with treatment and care, Faviola is excited to join the team and to be a part of your care team!
When Faviola isn’t in the office; she is teaching Mexican folkloric dance for her dance company Amor A La Tradición, immersed in community service, hiking, swimming or at the ice skating rink cheering her son on! You will hardly ever find her staying still!