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Richard Gardner,

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

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 moved to Northwest Arkansas in 2019 with his wife and are excited to start their family in their new home. Evan is passionate about helping patients understand their recovery process and empowering people to do what they love. Evan and his wife are active in their church and outside of his career he also enjoys woodworking, strength training, fishing, hunting, and other outdoor activities. 

Faviola Aguilar

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!

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