Dr. Noyola and his team are celebrating 5 years in Devine

From left to right are front office manager Deanna Holcomb; Amanda Aguilar, PTA; Ruben Benavidez, PT Tech; Laci Statler, PT Tech; Dr. Courtney Tschirhart PT, DPT; and Dr. Martin Noyola PT, DPT, ATC, LAT.

It was 5 years ago that Dr. Martin Noyola decided to leave the big company that he was working for, and open up his own private practice in Devine. It was a big risk, but he wanted to be able to do what was right for patients. The community has kept him plenty busy after finding the personalized service Dr. Noyola and his team provide.
In an interview back in 2015, when he was first starting off, Dr. Noyola commented, “Because I own my own practice, there is no limitation on the amount of time I’m allowed to spend with my patients. I will take the time to figure out what’s wrong, and how I can help.”
“We are so grateful to be a part of this community and proud to be able to do what’s right for our patients, and we could not do it without your amazing support,” said Dr. Noyola this week as the team celebrated five years.
Dynamic Physical Therapy started off small, with only three employees and one location, and the practice has now expanded to having two clinics, two doctors, and a great team that makes sure each and every patient is well taken care of. They have one clinic in Devine and a second clinic in Pleasanton, and Dr. Courtney Tschirhart joined Dr. Noyola’s team in 2018.
Dr. Tschirhart stated, “It is an honor to work with and learn from Martin. He always puts the patients first and strives to provide everyone with individualized care. That is a rare find these days, and I am proud to work here.”
Several community members who have been touched by the thorough treatments and down-to-earth style they provide have shared their stories with us.
Pat West shared her experience with physical therapy at Dynamic after Dr. Noyola helped her recover from hand surgery a couple years ago.
“What I really liked is that he explained everything really well. He didn’t just hand me a list of exercises. He explained what exercises I needed to do, and he also explained how and why the exercises would help,” West said. “I think that it’s a wonderful thing that we have our own physical therapy clinic in Devine, because it’s such a nice thing not having to travel out of town for services like these. It really is convenient, and Dr. Noyola is very personable and knowledgeable.”
Long-time mayor Bill Herring had great things to say about his experience at Dynamic as well.
“You cannot beat the care you get here,” Herring said. “Dr. Noyola gets a hold of your MRIs or whatever tests you’ve done, and he studies them to develop an individualized plan for each person. There’s none of that one-size-fits-all business. When I went to him I couldn’t even stand up straight, and thanks to him, I can walk again. His staff is absolutely wonderful too. I recommend him to anybody. He did a tremendous job for me, and even more recently he helped my wife too with her back problems.”
Ernie Morales, Sr. adds that you just can’t beat the convenience of having a clinic like this in your hometown.
“They helped me recover from shoulder rotator cuff surgery,” said Ernie Morales, Sr. “They are more personal than any physical therapy office I’ve ever been too. Dr. Martin, Courtney, and their assistants are all really good too. Martin is very professional and good at explaining things in a way that you can understand. I had a really good experience with them, and the fact that they are so close to home is just awesome. It’s very convenient for people with busy schedules.”
Dr. Noyola first discovered his love for physical therapy when he was just a teenager. He was injured while competing in sports and was amazed by how quickly he recovered with the athletic trainer’s help.
“I thought it was so interesting how well he knew the human body and what to do to heal it,” Dr. Noyola said in a 2015 interview.
“Sometimes doctors don’t put things in lay man’s terms,” said Doctor Noyola, “but I think it’s really important. It’s important for the patient to know what we’re doing, and why we are doing what we’re doing. Understanding the pain can help us to fix it.
“Physical therapy is about getting the joints and muscles to work the way they are supposed to, again. A lot of issues are caused by something like bad posture, or repetition of a certain motion—like always looking down at paperwork—or always reaching above your head to swing a hammer. These kinds of motions can cause imbalances in your joints and muscles.
“It’s kind of like a vehicle—if your car needs an alignment, or the tires of your truck are unbalanced, they wear down faster and throw everything else off.
“Physical therapy is about teaching your joints and muscles how to move correctly again.”