Meet Our Outstanding Staff

R. Scott Van Nest

R. Scott Van Nest, MS, PT

Owner & Clinic Director

Mr. Van Nest is a broadly trained physical therapist well-regarded for his ability to successfully treat orthopedic problems, especially those that are difficult and/or long-standing.

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Elena Rodriguez

Elena Rodriguez, DPT

Physical Therapist, Director of SMTC Dance Medicine

Elena graduated in 2007 with a BS in Dietetics and in 2010 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Missouri State University. 

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Becky Meadows

Becky Meadows, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Becky is a 1993 graduate from St. Louis Community College at Meramec where she received an Associates degree in applied science for physical therapist assistant.

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Chris Cadiz, PTA, PES, CES

Physical Therapy Assistant

Chris is a 2012 graduate from St. Louis Community College at Meramec where he received an Associates degree in Applied Science for Physical Therapist Assistant.  

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Andrej Damjanovic, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Andrej was born in Zagreb, Croatia and lived in Bosnia prior to coming to St. Louis in 1996.

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Sarah Beerntsen, DPT, CSCS

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Sarah Beerntsen has been working in physical therapy since 2006. Sarah received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University and additionally is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a YT-200 Yoga Instructor.

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