Dennis J Curnyn, PT MA AT
Denny grew up in Omaha, NE and received his BS in biology and his MS in athletic training at Western Michigan University. He worked as an athletic trainer for Western Michigan University prior to attending physical therapy school and receiving his second BS in physical therapy from Grand Valley State University. After completing an internship in Texas during his physical therapy schooling he decided that Texas was really where he wanted to be and relocated to Fort Worth. He fell in love with Fort Worth and decided that this was where he wanted to start his own clinic. After working in a corporate environment for a few years he developed a passion for creating a physical therapist owned clinic in Fort Worth believing that it creates an ideal environment for both the therapist and the patient. He established Curnyn Physical Therapy (called Sportcare Physical Therapy at the time) in 1991 as a result of that goal. Curnyn Physical Therapy is the longest standing physical therapist owned clinic in Fort Worth.
Denny loves outpatient orthopedics and believes that an ideal balance of manual therapy, modality care, and exercise is the best way to achieve long lasting results. He has received extensive continuing education focusing on ideal combinations to speed recovery time and optimum results. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, golfing, golfing, spending time with his wife of 19 years and his four teenagers, as well as a long time Huskers fan.Top
Matthew LeCluyse, PT, MPT, OCS
Matt was born in San Antonio, TX and grew up in the Kansas City, MO area. He completed his undergraduate work at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology and minor in Psychology. He went on to receive his Master of Physical Therapy from Rockhurst University. Since graduating he moved to the Dallas/Fort Worth area and has gone on to specialize in manual therapy, sports related injuries, treatment of back and neck pain, and biomechanical assessment of the body and golf swing. He enjoys utilizing a multimodal approach to get his patients back to doing the activities that they enjoy. He was recognized as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2009 by the American Board of Physical Therapy. He is a member of the APTA orthopedic and sports sections and the TPTA.
Matt is married and enjoys playing with his son and daughter, golfing, biking, running, and swimming.
Michelle Carr PT, MTC
Paris certified manual therapist
Michelle was born in Arkansas and raised in Mississippi. In 1989, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of South Alabama. After treating post surgical and orthopedic patients for eight years, Michelle wanted to expand upon her manual skills and spent the next few years working through the very rigorous, highly respected Stanley Paris Manual Therapy Program and received full certification in 2001.
Michelle's treatment of patients concentrates on a manual, hands-on approach emphasizing proper alignment and using core stabilization techniques as a basis for treatment. She has worked extensively in the treatment of orthopedic injuries in both inpatient and outpatient settings for over twenty years. Michelle has functioned as director of several clinics in Mississippi, including serving as Director of Physical Therapy for Mississippi State University's Longest Student Health Center.
Michelle is married and has two handsome boys, age 15 and 11. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, gardening and spending time with her family.
There are not many physical therapists that possess the skill level, patience and sense of humor that Michelle does when caring for her patients and we are quite honored to have her on our team.Top
Cecily is a proud native Texan and has always lived in the DFW area. Her first experience with the medical field was during a college job as a medical transcriptionist while working on her accounting degree at UTA. This eventually led to meeting and marrying Denny while working at a clinic in Fort Worth. Her love for entrepreneurship combined with her accounting background inspired her to create the framework for Denny to start his own practice.
In 1990, they opened what was then Sportcare Physical Therapy, which is now known as Curnyn Physical Therapy. Cecily is the owner and office manager for Curnyn Physical Therapy. She considers her primary responsibility in the clinic ensuring that all patients receive outstanding care from the therapy and support staff. Cecily's goal is, and always has been, to provide unsurpassed service with unmatched results for both our patients and referring physicians.
When not working, she and Denny enjoy spending time with their four teenagers. Cecily also loves golfing, reading, and watching the Dallas Cowboys and the Dallas Mavericks.Top
Lisa was born in Fort Worth but grew up in nearby Decatur. She graduated from Decatur High School in 2001 and is now the proud mother of a 5 year old daughter, Hannah that her world revolves around and keeps her very busy outside of her work here at Curnyn Physical Therapy.
Lisa is our Billing Manager and has been with us since November 2008. She verifies benefits and bills your insurance company so if you ever have any questions about insurance or billing, give her a call.
Aside from her busy life as a single working mom, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, bowling, dancing and a good movie.
Elaine was born in Brownwood, Texas, when she was three-years-old, her family moved to Fort Worth. She graduated from Paschal High School in 1991 and later married and moved to Burleson in 1995. Elaine started working in the medical field as a junior in high school and has gained a great amount of experience in the orthopedic, radiology and physical therapy fields since that time. She has worked in all aspects of the medical office, as receptionist, medical assistant, and insurance coordinator.
Elaine has been managing Medicare claims and has most recently become our Public Relations Coordinator. With this new role she will be coordinating the patient newsletter, patient care communication with both patients and physicians, as well as educating the public and physicians about our services. She loves working with patients and always welcomes all input including suggestions for what you would like to see in the newsletter and on this web page!
In her spare time, Elaine enjoys home decorating, shopping, watching her husband drag race, Nebraska football, and most of all, spending time with her little boy, Josh.Top