Jaime Moreno, PT, Cert. SMT
Jaime was born and raised in Temuco, Chile. He studied physical therapy in the Universidad de la Frontera in Chile and graduated in 1982. Jaime was extremely athletic playing on both soccer and volleyball teams. In fact a, his interest in a career as a physical therapist developed from his interest in sports injuries. In effect, Jaime had the opportunity to serve as the designated team physical therapist for several basketball teams while in Chile. Additionally, he treated a varied range of athletes for sports related injuries during this time of his career. Jaime practiced physical therapy for 10 years in Chile before moving to Corpus Christi, TX in 1992. At that time his practice evolved to the general population.
Jaime has more than 33 years of experience as a Physical Therapist. His knowledge and familiarity in the field of physical therapy is tremendously diverse and includes: neurological, orthopedic, and geriatric. Jaime is enormously passionate about physical therapy and unceasingly growing in his knowledge of it. Therefore, he regularly attends continued education courses throughout the country. Jaime is a member American Physical Therapy Association. He also has his certification in Spine Manipulative Therapy.
In Jaime’s spare time he enjoys listening to music that ranges in genre from rock n roll to classical and jazz. He also enjoys traveling with his wife, Ingrid, who is also involved in Six Points Physical therapy as the role of Office Manager. Jaime is a family man who loves spending time with his wife, two daughters, Patty and Connie, his son-in-law, Justin, and the best addition (so far) his granddaughter, Mia.
Monica Lucido-Clay, DPT
Monica was born and raised in Corpus Christi, TX. After graduating from Mary Carroll High School in 1997, she decided to attend Hunter College (CUNY) in New York. At CUNY, she majored in dance and minored in education. She graduated in 2002. Monica began to teach dance in afterschool arts programs in New York. It was from teaching dance that her interest in physical therapy began. While teaching dance, she came across people with different disabilities which intrigued her to learn the scientific aspects of motion.
In 2006, she began the Doctoral program in Physical Therapy at Long Island University. After graduating in 2009, she worked as a therapist in New York and Austin. She then moved back to Corpus Christi and joined the Six Points Physical Therapy team in May 2014. She has six years of experience as a physical therapist and also has certifications in Pilates Method of Conditioning, mat work and equipment. She has also participated in multiple continuing education courses offered through Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars, Manual Therapy Educators, Hands-On Seminars, University of St. Augustine, Power Pilates NY, Kinected Pilates Center NY, Arimed Prosthetics and Orthotics.
Monica and her husband, Anthony, have been blessed with a set of twin girls, Paloma and Cataleya. On her down time she loves to dance, do Yoga and Pilates. She also enjoys listening to music and spending time with loved ones.
Christopher Gallegos, PTA
Christopher was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. Since a very young age Chris has always been active, playing a variety of sports including; cross country, swimming, basketball, baseball, and tennis. He started playing tennis at 12 years old, and has continued playing making it a total of 11 years. In 8th grade, he started a PT internship outside of school at a local hospital, Spohn Memorial. During the internship, he was taught of the human anatomy and physiology and his appreciation of that is what inspired him to pursue a career in physical therapy. He graduated from Collegiate High School in 2011, with honors and an Associates in Liberal Arts.
After high school, he began studying at the University of Texas branch of San Antonio, UTSA. While at UTSA, he continued playing tennis by joining the tennis club. He completed his courses and earned a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology, graduating in 2013. Chris returned to Corpus Christi and applied to the PTA program at Del Mar College. He was accepted into the program and began in 2014. While in the program, he was VP of the PTA Club. Chris graduated from the PTA program at Del Mar in May of 2016 and joined the Six Points team in June.
In Chris’ spare time, he enjoys exercising. He is still actively plays tennis and joins tournaments when he can. Chris loves cooking and a few of his specialties are chicken salad, tostadas, and spaghetti. In the future, he plans on returning to school and applying to several different universities for his Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
Kimberly Whitley, PTA
Kim was born and raised in Bishop, Texas. All her childhood, she kept busy in various sports. She attended Bishop High School where she was actively involved in volleyball, softball, color guard marching band, and choir. Having been a part of all of these activities made her a well rounded student. She graduated from Bishop High School in May of 2008.
Kim started her college career at Texas A&M Kingsville in the fall of 2008 with an interest in chemical engineering. However, she had a change of heart on her degree plan. When considering other degrees, Kim recalled an incident that happened her senior year of high school. She had torn a muscle in her knee and because of that injury, physical therapy was recommended. During her physical therapy sessions, Kim developed a deeper understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the human body, which led her to change her degree to biomedical sciences. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in biomedical sciences in the Spring of 2013. While attending Texas A&M, she was a member of Tau Beta Sigma, a service music sorority. Kim still wanted to pursue a physical therapy career because of her personal experience. She aspired to help others the way that she was cared for during her one on one physical therapy sessions. She applied and was accepted to the Physical Therapy Assistant program at Del Mar College in 2015 and graduated two years later in 2017. She joined the Six Points Physical Therapy team in November 2017.
Kim is still active in Tau Beta Sigma. She also has her certification as a Zumba Instructor and has been teaching classes since 2012. She is a die hard Dallas Cowboys fan and has had the opportunity to attend a few games. She is still very active and loves to participate in local 5K races and Corpus Christi’s Beach 2 Bay. She is an avid blood donor, having donated more than 2 gallons since 2008. To wind down, she enjoys playing video games, Portal being her absolute favorite.
Kaley Carpenter, PTA
Kaley Carpenter was born March 1stin Corpus Christi, Tx. She was raised here and attended Tuloso Midway from primary school all the way through high school. Kaley has a younger sister, who looks like the eldest of the two, a dog, two cats, and a rabbit. During her high school years Kaley was on the Tuloso Midway volleyball team for four years and competed in powerlifting for one year. Along with her athletic involvement, Kaley was also heavily involved in volunteering throughout high school. She was a part of the Rotary Club, a club consisting of volunteering and fundraising for the school and community, and the National Honor Society.
After graduating high school in 2014, Kaley did a year of undergraduate basics at Del-Mar College and then in 2015 started their Physical Therapy Assistant program. Kaley initially aspired to pursue a career in sports medicine, but when she began learning the rehabilitative aspect in sports medicine it lead her to physical therapy instead. Taking care of her uncle after he experienced a stroke also reassured her of wanting to pursue rehabilitation outside of the sports industry. Kaley completed the program and graduated from Del-Mar College in 2017. After graduating, in June 2018, Kaley began working with Six Points Physical Therapy.
During college Kaley fully focused on her studies, but still enjoyed spending time with her family and pets in the outdoors when she had free time! Kaley likes passing her time relaxing outdoors, especially at the beach. She likes to lay out and soak up the sun without a worry in the world! Within the next few years Kaley would like to enter the bridging program and become a Doctor of Physical Therapy.