Christy NixPT, DPT, OCS
Christy was born and raised in The Woodlands, Texas (a suburb north of Houston), along with an identical twin sister and two older sisters. Growing up, Christy participated in numerous sports including competitive swimming, gymnastics, cheerleading, dance, basketball, softball, and cross country. She attended The Woodlands High School where she lettered four years as a dancer on The Woodlands High School Highstepper dance team.
Christy discovered her interest in physical therapy in seventh grade after a sports injury that required her to participate in rehab. In high school, she pursued learning more about physical therapy by completing an internship at a local hospital with an adjacent outpatient physical therapy clinic.
Christy attended The University of Oklahoma for her undergraduate studies and graduated with distinction in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Studies. She earned her Masters of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Oklahoma’s Health Sciences Center in 2010 where she was named to the Dean’s Honor Roll. Christy continued to work full time while she completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and finished a one and a half year Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency program through Evidence in Motion in June of 2013. Through this program, Christy has received advanced education in orthopaedics. Christy then became Board Certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy in 2014, a distinction limited to less than 5% of actively practicing Physical Therapists. Her areas of interest in physical therapy include outpatient orthopaedics, manual therapy, sports injuries and rehabilitation, pediatric physical therapy, and spinal dysfunction.
Christy is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and is on the executive committee of the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association. She currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Western District of the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association as an elected officer in promoting leadership, education, and networking for the profession.
Outside of work, Christy volunteers to provide physical therapy services for sporting events for athletes. She volunteers on the medical staff for local marathons in Texas and Oklahoma. She has also volunteered on the medical staff since 2008 for the Endeavor Games held in Edmond, OK, for athletes with physical disabilities. She also had the opportunity to volunteer as part of the medical staff for the World Sitting Volleyball Championship in Edmond, OK in 2010.
Christy married the love of her life on July 13th, 2013. She now enjoys living in Edmond, OK, with her husband. She also frequently visits her parents in Edmond, her twin sister in Boston, MA, and her older sisters who live in Denver, CO, and The Woodlands, TX. In her free time, Christy loves spending time with her husband, her family, and her friends. She loves running outside for exercise and participating in races including events at the annual OKC Memorial Marathon. Christy enjoys health/fitness, the outdoors, water skiing and wakeboarding, snow skiing/boarding, dancing, cooking/baking, and being involved at her church.
As a therapist at Physical Therapy Central, Christy would like you to know that she is a compassionate professional who is committed to achieving your personal goals.
Mallory SzalayPT, MPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Mallory grew up in Plano, TX, the oldest of 3, and graduated from Plano Senior High school. She was a member of the Chamberlain School of Ballet pre-professional company, performed in the Nutcracker and Coppelia, and attended a summer intensive training with the Joffrey Texas in San Antonio, TX. After a ballet ending injury, she joined the Planoette drill team and served as Captain her senior year.
Mallory realized her passion for physical therapy through numerous dance injuries and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at The University of Texas in 2006, followed by her Master of Physical Therapy at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Upon graduation, Mallory was focused on learning more. She quickly pursued specialties in both orthopaedic and manual therapy based physical therapy, starting the path to fellowship with the North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy in 2009. She completed the requirements including oral and written testing to become a Certified Manual Physical Therapist (CMPT) in 2010, followed by the prestigious Certified Orthopaedic Manual/Manipulative Therapist (COMT) in 2012. She also earned her board certification with a specialty in Orthopaedics (OCS) in 2012 from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy awarded Mallory her fellowship status in 2014 (FAAOMPT), which concluded 5 years of extensive training with one on one mentoring and course work.
Mallory has experience treating all orthopaedic diagnoses with a special interest spine and shoulder injuries. She began her career in Plano, TX where she worked in a clinic primarily focused on athletic injuries, spine rehabilitation, and post-operative knee and shoulder rehabilitation. Mallory also enjoys working with pre-professional dancers and female athletes to establish a wellness and injury prevention program.
In her spare time, Mallory enjoys spending time with her husband and two children: Klara and Andrew. They love to spend time outside, hiking, yoga, church, and taking their dog, Riley for a walk.
Meg RobinsonPT, DPT, OCS
Meg was born and raised in Oklahoma City. She graduated from Bishop McGuinness High School in 1994, where she participated in track, cross country, and basketball until a knee injury her freshman year. During rehab following three knee surgeries, she became interested in physical therapy. She attended Pepperdine University graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sport Medicine in 1999. She then graduated from Hardin Simmons University with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2006. She passed the Orthopedic Certified Specialist exam in 2015, a distinction limited to less than 5% of actively practicing physical therapists. She enjoys treating a variety of orthopedic diagnoses with special interest in runners and yogis. She will begin a fellowship program in orthopedic manual physical therapy through Evidence in Motion in 2016 and is looking forward to continuing to learn how to further serve her patients. Meg is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association (OPTA). She is currently serving as co-chair for the Western District of the OPTA.
When not in the clinic you can find her on her mat in a yoga class, out for a run, snow skiing, wine tasting, hanging with family and friends at a music festival, playing with her pups, fundraising for the OK Central Humane Society, or fundraising for the MS Crawfish Boil Foundation.
As a physical therapist at Physical Therapy Central, Meg would like you to know that she is a compassionate professional committed to achieving your personal goals.
Matt JacksonPT, DPT
Matt Jackson is from Pauls Valley, Oklahoma but was raised in Edmond, Oklahoma with his twin sister Kaely. Growing up, Matt was very active in sports including basketball, track and field, soccer, baseball, and football. Matt was an All-State football player at Santa Fe High school. He later received a scholarship to play football at the University of Central Oklahoma.
Matt developed an interest in Physical Therapy after sustaining several sports injuries in high school and college. He received his Bachelors of Science in Biology in 2012 from the University of Central Oklahoma. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Langston University in 2016. He completed clinical internships with VA Medical Center of Dallas and Physical Therapy Central of Norman which provided an excellent and diverse background for rehabilitation. During his third year, Matt was the recipient of the Academic Award of Excellence Scholarship from the American Academy of Physical Therapy. Matt has been an active member of the APTA and OPTA since 2013. His areas of interest include sports injuries, manual therapy, and post-operative rehabilitation. He plans to begin a residency program to become Board Certified in orthopedic physical therapy.
Outside of caring for patients, Matt enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to all kinds of music, and participating in anything active as he is very competitive. Some of his hobbies include hiking, fishing, working out, running, and playing golf and other recreational sports. He also plays the piano for a local jazz band around Oklahoma City. Matt is an active member of his church where he also plays the piano.
As a therapist at Physical Therapy Central, Matt would like you to know that he is a compassionate professional who is committed to achieving your personal goals.