Private Physical Therapy

Private Physical Therapy

Dr. Nydia Tijerina Darby is licensed and available to provide Private Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment Services in the State of Texas.  She utilizes a whole person and integrative approach in her Physical Therapy evaluation and treatment approaches.  Nydia provides excellent integrative care for individuals who may be experiencing chronic pain, orthopedic, neuromuscular, neurological or other physical challenges.  She specializes in providing a unique integrative approach to preparing a patient for a future surgery, and guiding them in the process of moving forward after surgery.  Nydia also specializes in using a unique breath centered approach to developing functional programs for individuals who are facing the prospect of and/or recovering from knee or hip joint replacement surgery.  She encourages the development of a solid foundation involving core stability, functional mobility and proficiency for moving down to the floor and getting back up with each and every patient, no matter their age.

Each individual session consists of one hour of direct one-on-one contact with Nydia, on-site at Nydia’s Yoga Therapy studio.  Payments are made either before or at the time of service provided– on a fee for service basis, and Nydia accepts multiple forms of payment:  cash, check, & credit card.  Nydia does not process or work with individual private insurance carriers.  You may benefit from consulting with your insurance provider before service is provided in order to determine if they will reimburse you for services provided.  Speak with Nydia to address any questions.

Rick White

Nydia loves what she does. She cares so much about each person in the class, not just for today, but to help us through aging healthily.  Not only do my muscles feel better, she always puts me in a good mood.
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Marco Chalaby

Nydia provides almost private instruction focused on the needs of each student. I had a recurring muscular pain that almost went away with the exercises and stretches that she recommended during class. She will talk through long poses so that you do not feel the discomfort!
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Micha Darby

There’s no other yoga experience like the classes you’ll take here! Excellent service and teachers. 🙂
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Sherri Stewart

I have gone to yoga with Nydia for many years, but now I am going with a different focus. I recently had a hip replacement, and I know that she will modify the practice for me so that I can get the benefits of the yoga practice and rehab my hip without doing anything that would harm my recovery. Bottom line is that I trust her, and that means everything to me.
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Donna Shields

My Rheumatologist recommended yoga with Nydia as a form of physical therapy  for a neuromuscular condition.  Nydia guided the Gentle Therapeutic Yoga class, comprised of yoga instructors to beginners, in a way that felt personal.  I was able to do the movements (all on the floor) and was not tired or hurting so I mentioned that the intent was for me to build strength.  Nydia explained the movements that build strength and that I would probably be a little sore the next day.  She was correct but I still felt good.  A sense of achievement.  Finally physical therapy that does not hurt nor focus on my limitations but my overall well being.  I know I will have neuromuscular challenges in the future but I feel I have a method to manage my quality of life now. Thank you Nydia for dispelling what I thought I knew about yoga and introducing me to lifetime change.
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Jack Willome

Nydia is awesome and has been an amazing resource in my life!  I’ve attended her classes regularly for 2 years and results have been tremendous.  I have a peripheral neuropathy (feet are numb) which was detrimental to my balance, to the point where she started me leaning against the wall in standing postures…I haven’t had to lean against the wall for a long time!  My strength, dexterity and mobility are progressing in spite of the neuropathy!  Nydia class is part of my regular routine…a necessity in my life!
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Charmaine Flores

This is my first experience at yoga. I was recommended by my doctor and I must say Nydia has a gift to conduct these classes. She has an awesome personality and makes you feel comfortable through the entire class. the environment is serene and that allows you to concentrate and feel at ease. I believe she can help restore the balance my body and mind needs. I can’t wait to continue my classes with her and embrace the changes of my mind and body that is so required. I definitely recommend taking her classes especially for first timers. Thank you Nydia:)
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Angela Velez

Nydia and Ernest the best
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Souly Pena

Nydia was great! I basically had a private session since no one else showed up today. She was warm and welcoming and super intuitive in instruction. I’m not knowledgeable in yoga but know this was a great welcoming space. Y’all should definitely try it out.
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Betty Boazman

Exactly what I needed!  Some yoga classes seem to rush thru the positions and I don’t feel like I really got the benefit of the stretches.  This class allows enough time to fully experience each position while working at your own level. Nydia constantly coaches and assists each person.  Perfect
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John Hollenbeck

Incredible teacher, mentor and friend.
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Regina Lee

Excellent instruction that is body friendly in an environment that nourishes the soul. I always leave feeling like I have had a vacation!
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Elizabeth Fried

I love attending Nydia’s Gentle Therapeutic Yoga class! It takes place in a warm, highly encouraging, yet non-competitive environment, which is nurtured by Nydia’s expert, very generous, non-judgmental teaching.
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Jennifer Rockwell

I finally found someone who can help me. In addition to being a yogi, Nydia is a doctor of physical therapy and a published scientist in cancer research, who has developed this therapeutic yoga practice over 4 decades.
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Kathleen Curry

It is a dream come true when your yoga teacher is a doctor of physical therapy.  Who could ask for anything more?  Nydia pays attention to every detail of your body while you are in a posture.   She can offer subtle cues that have tremendous impact.     She has helped me enjoy postures that I thought I would never be able to do again because of a cervical condition.  Nydia’s classes are challenging and fun.  Her approach is unique.  She is a delightful individual.  Nydia’s Yoga Therapy is San Antonio’s hidden gem.
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