About Us


What we’re about

Pinnacle Sports Performance and Rehabilitation provides evidence-based treatment founded on the principles of unwavering ethics and integrity. The philosophy of our practice is to provide a healthcare service that is current and centered on cutting-edge techniques. Dr. Bhatt and Dr. Anderson consistently attend conferences where they learn about the latest trends and techniques for musculoskeletal ailments.

Pinnacle Sports Performance is a place where you can refer your family, friends, or anyone needing attentive, one-on-one care with our professional and skilled staff. Should your condition fail to respond to treatments, we will refer you to someone that can help. Check us out on YouTube!



Dr. Anderson, DC

Dr. Ryan Anderson received his undergraduate degree in Biopsychology from Miami University of Ohio and completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2013 at National University of Health Sciences in Chicago. After graduating, Dr. Anderson began practicing at one of Ohio’s premier athletic enhancement facilities alongside a team of physical therapists, athletic trainers and yoga instructors. In 2015, Dr. Anderson moved to Austin to join Pinnacle Sports Performance and Rehabiliation.

He is passionate about providing the best possible care for his patients. Dr. Ryan Anderson received his undergraduate degree in Biopsychology from Miami University of Ohio and completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2013 at National University of Health Sciences in Chicago. After graduation, Dr. Anderson began practicing at Ohio’s premier performance enhancement facility among a team of physical therapists, athletic trainers, CrossFit coaches, and yoga instructors to provide the best functional care for athletes.

Dr. Anderson utilizes a whole person approach to health and wellness. This means establishing a strong relationship with each patient to focus on the underlying causes of pain and primary prevention. To support his approach, Dr. Anderson has taken numerous courses in areas including sports performance, rehabilitation, clinical nutrition, and functional immunology.

Dr. Anderson especially enjoys working with athletes and active individuals of all skill levels to meet their goals and prevent future injuries. He has additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal and soft tissue related conditions through techniques including active release technique, the McKenzie Method, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Kinesio-Taping, and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization.

In his free time, Ryan enjoys cooking, traveling with his family, and has an appreciation for all sports, especially soccer, tennis, and snowboarding.


Dr. Bhatt, DC,


Dr. Bhatt completed his undergraduate studies in chemistry at the University of Alberta in Canada. He attended Texas Chiropractic College and graduated with honors. He trained at Memorial Hospital in Houston with Dr. McDougall and at the VA Hospital with Dr. Glen Landon.

Dr. Bhatt began his practice with Dr. Defoyd in 1993. They formed the Spine and Rehabilitation Center, the first multidisciplinary spine clinic in Central Texas. The Center includes orthopedic spine specialists, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, physician assistants, chiropractors and physical therapists.

Dr. Bhatt believes in the conservative management of musculoskeletal conditions. He has built his practice by developing a reputation as a conservative chiropractor who will refer patients to the appropriate specialist if progress is not as expected. He is a chiropractor who has significant amounts of post-graduate training in various rehabilitation techniques as well as soft tissue mobilization methods. Dr. Bhatt is a certified McKenzie Method practitioner and completed the Titleist Performance Institute Medical Provider Level 2 training.

Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.)

  • Certified McKenzie Practitioner (Cert. MDT)

  • Certified Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor (CCRD)

  • Titleist Performance Institute Medical Level 2 (TPI-MP2)

  • Acupuncture (2006)

Dr. Bhatt also incorporates acupuncture into his practice. Dry needling is an acupuncture method that is widely utilized to assist in the recovery and maintenance of soft tissues. Dr. Bhatt currently provides chiropractic services and travels with the PGA and Champions Tours. “I have a passion for the sport of golf and enjoy keeping my patients on the course,” says Dr. Bhatt, “I enjoy treating the PGA professional just as much as I like to take care of the average golfer that is interested in improving their game.” He is a chiropractor for the University of Texas Sports Medicine Staff.


Leanne Stigler, MSOM, LMT

Leanne loves to share her passion for health and wellness and has worked as a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2006. Her treatments are tailored to the individual needs of each patient and include a range of techniques including: targeted deep tissue massage, cupping, sports massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, manual lymphatic drainage, reflexology, Thai Massage stretching and TCM acupressure, (Ashiatsu Deep Feet Bar Therapy).

Her treatments incorporate a distinct clinical focus aimed at correcting structural imbalances, increasing performance, and decreasing pain. Often Leanne prescribes home exercises and stretching to facilitate and enhance in-office treatments.

 Leanne is certified in a range of bodywork specialties including: Medical Massage, Cupping Therapy, Manual Lymph Drainage, and Pre & Postnatal Massage.  She has also trained in the Hakomi Method (a body-centered psychotherapy), is a certified Yoga Instructor and Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor.  Additionally, she earned her Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture. 

 Over the years of education, she embraces the principles of the body’s ability to reach balance on all levels: physical, emotional, energetic, and spiritual.  She works to support the goals of her patients to reach their peak potential in body, mind, and spirit. When she is not with patients, Leanne enjoys long runs outside and cooking whole foods meals. She continues to share her passion for medicine and health as a Massage Therapy Instructor and university professor of the Health Sciences.  She has been teaching Anatomy & Physiology since 2017 to nursing and physical therapy students at South University and also taught comprehensive massage licensing programs at The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School since 2008."


Terri Wright, Office Manager

A true Austinite, Terri was born and raised in Austin, Texas. From an early age, Terri grew up riding horses and traveling to rodeo’s competing in the sport of barrel racing.


Marta Traweek, Office Admin

Our newest member of the Pinnacle Team