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Noah Burton ,
PTA, CSCS, PWR Certification
Associate of Applied Science
Physical Therapist Assistant
Bachelor of Art
Exercise Physiology
Washburn University, Topeka, KS

Originally from Kansas, Noah moved to Keller, Texas in 2004.  He grew up in a rural community in western Kansas, before pursuing his college education in Topeka, Kansas.  He received an associate and bachelor degree from Washburn University in 2002.  Prior to partnering with Steve and opening Core Rehab, Noah was a clinic manager for 6 years with a large, nationwide Physical Therapy provider.  Since graduating, Noah’s continuing education has been strongly dedicated towards orthopedics, manual therapy, and sports medicine.  In November of 2004 he became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  He has completed a 6 month spine mentorship program in 2005, as well as being a Clinical Instructor for PTA students.  In 2009, Noah was recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association with Advanced Proficiency as a Physical Therapist Assistant specializing in orthopedics.  Noah is also a member of the Texas Physical Therapy Association, American Physical Therapy Association, and National Strength and Conditioning Association.  

When not caring for his patients, Noah enjoys spending time with his wife Jennifer, step daughter Addison, and son Ranger.  Other hobbies include weightlifting, running, mountain biking, golf and any fitness activity.  He has competed in 3 bodybuilding contests, winning his class in one of them, as well as competed in several local 5K’s and adventure races.  He also is an outdoorsman where he likes to hunt, fish, and camp.  

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Steve Biorn ,
DPT, CLT, CSCS, PWR Certification
Bachelors in Human Biology
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ
Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

After graduating summa cum laude in 2001 with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Steve moved to the central valley of California and ran two physical therapy clinics in Hanford and Corcoran CA for a small private practice. There he established athletic training programs at the local high schools, fitness testing and nutrition/exercise programs for firefighters, aquatic therapy, and lymphedema therapy programs. In 2007 he moved to Texas and managed a clinic in Grapevine for a large corporation until starting Core Rehab in 2009. Steve has done extensive continuing education in a variety of topics including strength and conditioning, sports therapy, manual therapy, taping technique, lymphedema, and Trigger Point Needling. He has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist since 2001 and a Certified Lymphedema Therapist since 2005. In 2013 Steve became certified to perform Trigger Point Needling.  He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association, and the National Lymphedema Network. Steve also served a service mission in India for two years prior to attending physical therapy school.

When not caring for his patients, Steve enjoys all sports especially basketball and playing with, teaching, and spending time with his wife Shea and their four kids.

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Erin Goebel ,
Bachelor's of Science in Biology, University of North Texas
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Erin was born and raised in Palm Beach, Florida but has been living in Dallas/Ft. Worth for over 16 years and considers herself a true Texan. She graduated cum laude from Texas Tech Health Sciences in 2013 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

She enjoys providing her patients with quality hands-on physical therapy in a friendly and laid-back environment. She has many specialities, including orthopedic manual therapy, trigger point dry needling, and corrective exercise. She is a certified lymphedema therapist.

When not caring for her patients, Erin enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. They share a home with three dogs, one cat, and over 300 gallons of saltwater wildlife. She is an avid scuba diver, loves working out, and also volunteers for the Shiba Inu Rescue of Texas (SIRTX.ORG). She is a yoga enthusiast.

Shanna Payne
Shanna Payne
Director of Billing

Shanna is not only the Director of Billing for our Core team, but also the glue that keeps us all together! Shanna is the first employee hired at Core and has grown the business alongside Steve and Noah. She is a mom of five, and "Nay Nay" to one grand baby with another on the way! Shanna loves Winstar, the Rodeo, and is the Dallas Cowboys #1 fan!

Ingrid Quintas
Keller Receptionist
Kat Slater
Kathryn Slater ,
Doctorate of Physical of Therapy

Kathryn Slater is a proud Texan, born and raised in Colleyville, TX. She developed a passion for sports at an early age, and played soccer for the Sting Soccer Club, as well as basketball, softball and volleyball during her childhood.  Kathryn eventually attended Baylor University on an NCAA athletic scholarship where she helped the women's soccer team team win a Big 12 championship and reach the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament, while serving as team captain during her senior season.  When she isn’t working, Kathryn enjoys spending time outside with her husband (Chris) and puppy (Franklin), traveling the world (six continents), exercising, and baking.  Kathryn is extremely passionate for helping others succeed and strives to incorporate her experiences as an orthopedic therapy patient to the Core Rehab therapy room. 

Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Science Studies, Pre-Physical Therapy (cum laude) from Baylor University and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from UT Southwestern.


Kat is the newest member of the Core team and we are thrilled to have her! She is a newly wed and the proud mama to Franklin, a Greater Swiss Mountain dog!

Kristen Edwards
Kristen Edwards
Director of First Impressions Keller

When Kristen isn't welcoming patients with her gorgeous smile, she is at home enjoying her new hubby and fur babies! Kristen is a lover of all things food and is a Starbucks aficionado! Kristen leaves a trail of sparkle everywhere she goes and leaves a smile on the face of everyone in her path!

Madison Valentine
Madison Valentine
Director of First Impressions Bedford

Madison is a recent Texas Tech graduate and loves her Red Raiders! She is a social network and blogging pro, and makes sure that all of our patients and referring physicians know how grateful we are by putting together the most creative thank you gifts! She loves her new hubby and her fur baby Remington.