Amy Walters, PT, DPT

Assistant Professor, PT Programs


Austin, TX


College of Health Sciences




Doctor of Physical Therapy, College of St. Scholastica
Master of Physical Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Texas

Research Interests

Learning styles
Alternative therapies and treatments

Amy Walters graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Psychology in 1996. She then went on to physical therapy school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. She moved to Seattle after graduation and worked in sports medicine with a focus on treating adolescent athletes. She received her sports specialty certification in 2011.

After leaving Seattle, Amy spent a month in Costa Rica getting her yoga certification. Upon moving to Austin, she worked in outpatient orthopedics incorporating her yoga training into her practice. In addition to full time outpatient orthopedics she taught continuing education classes across the United States on integrating yoga and Pilates into rehabilitation.

Around 2008, Amy transitioned into working in home health and geriatrics receiving her geriatric specialty certification in 2017 and her Certified Exercise Expert for Aging Adults (CEEAA) in 2019. She also received her transitional DPT from the College of St. Scholastica in 2016. She currently teaches pharmacology and geriatric physical therapy at the University of St. Augustine in Austin, Texas.