About our Specialist
Since 2009, we have worked side by side with our clients to offer individualized therapy, rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning methods to ensure you move free. We regularly collaborate with leading sports scientists, researchers, and healthcare professionals, and we are committed to challenging the status quo when it comes to optimizing your athletic performance.
Dr. Blake Wu
Dr. Wu has committed to the relentless pursuit of human movement. He grew up as the son of two Chinese immigrants, instilling in him a hard work ethic and tenacity. He used these values to graduate from the University of Toronto, where he solidified his foundations in biomechanics, anatomy and physiology. He continued his education at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, receiving his Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2009. Dr. Wu always believed there was more in health care so he continued his education in dry needling, strength and conditioning, advanced rehabilitation and kinesiology. It has been his philosophy to continue to learn, grow and adapt within multiple health and fitness disciplines to create a strategy for preventing and managing athletic injuries.
Dr. Austin Hogan
Dr. Hogan first discovered exercise at an early age and became fascinated with the transformative powers it had on the human body. He followed this initial fascination which led him to Texas A&M, where he got his B.S. in Applied Exercise Physiology. After graduation, he discovered CrossFit which only opened his eyes to more amazing methods of movement, which pressed him to continue his education at Parker University and attain his Doctorate in Chiropractic. That initial fascination with exercise and human movement continues to this day as he enjoys studying and incorporating new techniques into his treatment and training to prevent athletic injuries; as well as maximize athletic potential.
Dr. Kayla Keck
Having grown up a gymnast, Dr. Keck realized that determination, dedication, and practice were important ingredients to becoming a successful athlete. She attended the University of Missouri where she completed her Bachelors of Health Sciences. From her experience as a youth gymnast and collegiate cheerleader, she knew that her passion was to help other athletes. This led her to attend Logan University where she received her Doctorate of Chiropractic. Dr. Keck’s enthusiasm, attention to detail, and dedication to understanding human movement has made her an invaluable team member at The Sports Pod.
Dr. Jordan Rasch
Growing up Dr. Jordan participated in a range of sports but found his passion in cheer leading early in High School. Since then he hasn’t looked back. His involvement ranges from collegiate cheer to a competitive coach and everything in between. Through his years in athletics Dr. Jordan realized he could be of service to the community in a greater sense. He enrolled at Logan University and received is Doctorate of Chiropractic, with the focus to help prevent injuries in a sport that was so under served. Dr. Jordan’s dedication and enthusiasm for athletic care has made him a perfect fit for our athletes here at The Sports Pod.
Avery Ballenger dedicates everyday to continuing to develop a top tier skill set for his clients. He is a graduate of the College of Healthcare Professions and Texas Christian University. He began as a Physical Therapy Technician which deepened his desire to understand and improve others bodies. This carried him into becoming a Licensed Massage Therapist and a Personal Training Director. He continues to study rehabilitative medicine as well as strength and conditioning in order to ensure that the athletes he’s treating are receiving results that are second to none.
Gabriela (GG) Gonzalez
GG’s love for Massage Therapy began ten years ago when she was touring a school and saw the Massage Therapy students learning and working. From that moment on, she was intrigued with the field and decided she wanted to pursue massage therapy as a career. She’s been doing massage therapy ever since and is driven to grow and learn more about the field. Helping her athletes feel their best and aid in their recovery plays a major part in GG’s passion for Massage Therapy. In her free time, GG loves long walks with her son and dog. In addition, she loves group fitness classes and cooking. GG has 10+ years of hospitality experience and has worked for several highly ranked spa’s, including the Ritz-Carlton.
Callie began sharing her passion for yoga in 2016 when she received her 200 hour yoga teacher certification. She spent several years refining her teaching skills, but with extensive knowledge of the human body due to her Masters degree in Nursing, she knew there was more she could offer. Her interest in incorporating more functional movement and strength building aspects into the traditional yoga practice led her to obtain a Yoga Detour certification, followed by a 500 hour yoga teacher certification. Callie is a Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist and has spent the last few years refining her Mobility Flow which combines the best of yoga and FRC principles. Her classes will challenge you both physically and mentally, teaching you how to move in new and more efficient ways.