New staff member joins Tidewater Physical Therapy

Bill Nachman - Posted on Apr 20, 2011 - 04:03 PM

Photo: Elaine Houska is a new physical therapist at Tidewater Physical Therapy’s office at Abingdon Office Park, Hayes. She holds the professional designation Doctor of Physical Therapy. Photo by Bill Nachman

Elaine Houska is a new physical therapist at Tidewater Physical Therapy’s office at Abingdon Office Park, Hayes. She holds the professional designation Doctor of Physical Therapy. Photo by Bill Nachman

Elaine Houska recently joined the staff of Tidewater Physical Therapy, Inc., as a doctor of physical therapy. She works full-time as a physical therapist at the company’s office at Abingdon Office Park, Hayes.

Houska offers all types of physical and orthopedic therapy, serving clients from teens to seniors. The modern office is equipped with treatment areas as well as a therapy gym. "I help people to get better," she said.

Houska earned a DPT degree in December 2010 from the University of Iowa. She completed practical and coursework while working toward that advanced degree.

She decided to train in physical therapy after being a high school science teacher for 11 years in her native Iowa. She also coached basketball, volleyball, track and softball.