Far East/Edgemere Staff

Manny Hernandez, Clinical Manager/Staff

Manny began working at Border therapy in 2009 as a staff therapist and recently became the Clinic Manager at our Edgemere clinic location in 2014. He completed a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2006 and his Master of Physical Therapy in 2009.

Manny specializes in treating shoulders, post-operation and ACL reconstruction patients.

He likes to golf and crossfit in his spare time and he is married with two kids with one on the way, due in July of this year.

Mark Scott, Provider Relations Director/Staff ATC, LAT, CES

Mark obtained his Bachelor of Science in Education with a minor in Kinesiology in 1987 from the University of Texas at El Paso. He also completed an Athletic Training Internship Program at UTEP from the year 1981 to 1986.

Mark has been a Board Certified Athletic Trainer (NATABOC) since 2003, a State Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT) since 1987, and a National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Specialist (NASM-CES) since 2013. Other certifications he has are Independent Course – current evaluation and treatment for the shoulder by Mike Reinhold and Corrective Exercise Certification (NASM).

Mark is the Marketing Manager responsible for developing relationships with local physicians and he has been working at Border Therapy for 14 years. He specializes in treating overhead athletes with shoulder issues and ACL rehab. He loves returning athletes to sports swiftly and in a timely manner.

Mark has been married for 26 years to Norma and they have three wonderful kids, Sarah Jean who is now 22, Jean at 18, and Aaron who is 16 years old. He tries to play golf in his spare time. He loves to work out, swim, play racquetball, and spend time with family. Mark is also an usher for his church. His faith is strong with God.

Alyssa Valdez, Staff PT

Alyssa began working at Border Therapy in March of 2013. She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise Sport Science with a minor in Psychology in 2008 from St. Mary’s University and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2013 from UTEP.

Alyssa is looking forward to obtaining a certification in manual and sports therapy, since she specializes in treating knee pain and athletes.

In her spare time, Alyssa likes to play soccer, CrossFit, go running, spend time with family and friends and attend all types of sporting events.