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Physical Therapist

Onuwa D. Terry PT, DPT received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in 1993. He was conferred as a Doctor of Physical Therapy from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, Arizona in 2006. He has practiced Physical Therapy for several years in a variety of settings including acute care, out-patient orthopedics, cardiac rehabilitation and geriatric care. He served as a volunteer physical therapist at Michochene Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Africa providing care to underserved people. His goal is to provide optimal care educating patients and the community regarding the role of physical therapy in today’s changing health care environment. Dr. Terry prides himself in approaching his patients with hands-on care. He stays abreast with trends and changes in the profession by attending American Physical Therapy Association meetings nationwide. Dr. Terry’s outstanding service and commitment to the Mission/McAllen community actually earned him the title of “Favorite Physical Therapist” for Hidalgo County newspaper, The Monitor, for three years. Terry Physical Therapy, established in 1999, is devoted to providing a clean, safe, and comfortable atmosphere for all of the Mission area’s physical therapy needs and is always welcoming new patients!

Dr. Terry is also a member of various professional associations, which include:

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Section on Women's Health
Private Practice Section
Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA)
American Academy of Physical Therapy (AAPT)

American Academy of Pain Management

Physical Therapist


Gilberto Deleon, DPT, ATC attended the University of North Dakota where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training. As a part of his Athletic Training internship, Dr. Deleon treated sports-related injuries for many of the university’s sports teams. Upon graduating and relocating to the Rio Grande Valley in 2004, he became the athletic trainer for a local high school. After deciding he wanted to be more involved in patient care, Dr. Deleon began pursuing his doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. In 2009, Dr. Deleon graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore and soon after began working for Terry Physical Therapy. Dr. Deleon strives to improve his patients’ quality of life by providing hands-on care and to progress patient to his/her maximum potential.

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