Coleburn Christie, PT, ScD, COMT
Physical Therapist

Cole Christie is the owner of Christie Physical Therapy clinic. Cole graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. With a continuing drive to help people, Cole completed a Degree in Physical Therapy from the Hanze University in Groningen, Netherlands. Cole focused his next few years on continuing education through the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine. In 2005, Cole attended Texas Tech University and completed his Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy.

In the clinic, Cole utilizes his experience and training to evaluate the specific needs of his patients. With advanced knowledge in orthopedic therapy, Cole finds much of his success through patient education. By sharing the root of the pain and the biomechanics behind it, Cole’s patients can advance their path down the road to recovery.
Outside of the clinic, Cole enjoys spending time with his wife Kayla, and their three children. He also enjoys fishing, exercising, and coaching Lacrosse.


Chere Atkins, PT
Physical Therapist

Chere Atkins attended Texas State University obtaining her Graduate Degree in Physical Therapy in 1994. For over 16 years, Chere managed and owned her own physical Therapy clinic known as, Elite Physical Therapy. This allowed Chere to bring over specialized knowledge and understanding to our team here at Christie Physical Therapy. Chere is versed in both Manual Therapy and Trigger Point Dry Needling.

In the clinic, Chere strives to provide a wellness-based approach focusing on the human kinetic chain to determine the proper course of action. With specializations in hand therapy, craniosacral, visceral, and lymphatics, Chere continues to seek current education opportunities to provide the best orthopedic care to her patients.
Outside of the clinic, Chere enjoys spending time outdoors with her kids.


Nazish Pasternak, MPT, FAAOMPT
Physical Therapist
Naz received her Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004. In 2007, Naz received her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Texas Women’s University. Naz furthered her education by completing extensive post-grad coursework to become a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists.

In the Clinic, Naz utilizes comprehensive diagnostic skills to identify impairments and joint mobilizations and manipulations to treat the origin of the pain.

Outside the clinic, Naz enjoys playing sand volleyball, practicing yoga, and spending time with her husband, daughter and dog.