Dr. Jeff Scarella has been the director of the T Bar M Wellness Center since 2008. He specializes in sport related injuries and soft tissue rehabilitation. He received his under graduate degree in exercise physiology from Florida State University and his Chiropractic Degree from Parker University. He is certified in A.R.T. (active release technique) and Graston Therapy. He utilizes many different chiropractic techniques catered specifically to the patient and their injury
Dr. Rafael Valdez graduated from Parker College of Chiropractic in December 2011 where he obtained his Doctorate degree in Chiropractic with academic honors. Dr. Valdez received his B.A. degree in Exercise Physiology from Washburn University. He played collegiate tennis at Washburn as well. He was the team’s Most Valuable Player for the 2004 season. Dr. Valdez continued his tennis career at Washburn as the men’s and women’s assistant tennis coach from 2004-2007. He helped coach his teams to the 2006 and 2007 Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association Tennis Championship. In addition Dr. Rafa is a former TbarM teaching professional and still enjoys hitting the courts during his free time and competing in Local, Sectional, and National USTA league tournaments.
Dr. Carling McMichael is excited to be joining the TBarM Clinic in June and bringing her skill set to Dallas, Texas! She has had a successful private practice in Long Beach, California for over 3 years with patients ranging from infancy to 94 years of age. During her first year of practice she became a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP®). In 2015 she joined USA Water Polo to provide sports medicine and chiropractic care for the 2016 Men’s Olympic Water Polo team. Carling has also provided sports medicine coverage for the American Gymnastics Academy for four consecutive competitive seasons. Carling is originally from Ontario, Canada and moved to Long Beach, California in 2003. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Long Beach State University in 2011. During that time she conducted research in the study of reproductive biology and published articles in Reproduction Journal in 2010 and the Journal of Experimental Zoology in 2015. During her undergraduate schooling she also studied abroad in Paris, France where she earned a minor in French. Following graduation, Carling moved to San Jose, California to attend Palmer Chiropractic College of the West where she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2014. She then moved back to Long Beach to start practice at Bloch Chiropractic Wellness and Sports Medicine. Many of her patients are athletes including high school students, collegiate athletes, professional athletes, Olympians, and weekend warriors. Although she loves California, Carling has decided to relocate to the great state of Texas be closer to family.
Lisa PechaAthletic Trainer
Lisa Pecha has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Arts degree in Education with a concentration in math and science. Teaching and fitness have always been a passion for Lisa, so in 2002 she completed her American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer certification.
Over the years, she has taken classes to increase her knowledge base and make her a more effective trainer. She holds specialty certifications in Pilates for personal trainers, pre-natal and post-natal training, women specific strength training, sports nutrition, group cycling, and youth fitness training.
As an athlete, Lisa enjoys running in half marathons and competing in triathlons. She believes it is good to set personal goals and she encourages her clients to do the same. Through her experience as an athlete and personal trainer, Lisa helps her clients succeed through individualized training plans which promote strength and muscle tone, decrease body fat, build core stability, increase flexibility, and
improve cardiovascular endurance. Lisa believes any goal is achievable, through hard work and commitment.
Reggie CarthonAthletic Trainer
Reggie Carthon is a retired professional football player of eight years. Currently he is working with junior athletes as a certified fitness expert. He has a passion for youth fitness as well as anyone looking to better themselves physically and mentally for sports, fitness or overall health. He is a no nonsense trainer that gives 100% andexpects no less in return. Reggie is also a certified spin instructor and a certifiedmassage therapist.
Vicki JordanAthletic Trainer
Vicki Jordan was born and raised in New Zealand, where she attained a Top 5 Junior Ranking. She played her collegiate tennis at Baylor University. Vicki has over 16 years of teaching experience and enjoys teaching any age and level of ability.
Off the court, Vicki has a huge passion for fitness and is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer. She can assess your game on the court and create a personalized training program to improve your game and overall health and well being.
Shawna BeamonOffice Manager
Shawna Beamon is the Athletic Center Office Manager. Along with managing offices she has also been an insurance verification specialist, insuring that she will be able to answer any questions regarding medical insurance you may have.