An integrated approach using physical therapy, guided fitness, active stretching, personal training, & nutrition coaching
If you feel lost in a gym or need more than just workout equipment or a generic meal plan, River Oaks Physical Therapy & Health Club at Travis Place is for you.
Start your new healthy lifestyle right now. We are not barking fitness coaches — we treat you like family and greet you by name. We take the time to explain correct techniques, so you feel comfortable and confident every step of the way. We offer a flexible program that allows you to choose your level of engagement within each of our services.
Our programs and plans focus on:
Take Control of Your Health
Personal training is the best way to prevent injuries as it focuses on natural body movements to improve strength and flexibility.
Just finishing up with physical therapy? Extend the benefits you just realized by making them even stronger. Lauren will work with Dr. Lakshmi to make sure she develops a program with you that expands the work you did during your rehabilitation process.
Benefits of Using Our Equipments
Equipped with the latest Cybex® circuit training machines our staff will safely and effectively help you achieve a higher level of fitness. Our top-notch coaches will tailor an exercise plan based on your overall health, fitness, and weight loss goals as well as work with you to make sure you’re doing your exercises correctly, and keep you motivated and on-track in this positive and rewarding journey.
Cybex® Strength equipment has:
Cardiovascular fitness is the most effective method for burning calories while improving the function of the cardiopulmonary system. We recommend performing cardio at least three times a week. For clients with diabetes, cardiovascular exercise increases the muscle’s ability to utilize glucose leading to better control of blood sugar.
River Oaks Fitness & Weight Loss Center is equipped with Precore® treadmills that maximize the effect of cardiovascular fitness while minimizing stress on joints by absorbing shock. We also have upper and lower body Arc® trainers, and recumbent and upright bikes for diversity in your exercise plan.
Benefits of cardiovascular exercise:
Meet Our Doctors & Trainers
Dr. Lakshmi Deepti Urlam
Lakshmi Deepti Urlam graduated with her Bachelors’s in Physical Therapy in 2004 from India. She worked for 5 years in a hospital setting working mainly with Cardiac rehab patients and Joint replacement patients.
Lakshmi later moved to the United States and immediately enrolled at Emory University and Graduated in 2012 with a Doctor in Physical Therapy. Lakshmi then moved to Texas to be closer to her family and began her career at an outpatient PT clinic where she treated adults and kids focusing on orthopedic conditions, aquatic therapy, and instrument-assisted manual therapy.
Lakshmi always strives towards helping each individual attain their functional goals and help them return to living to the best possible ability. She has spent the last few years focusing on Joint replacements, sports, and work injuries, and chronic pain.
Lakshmi and her husband live in Richmond with their 3 daughters, Netra, Mayra, and Manya. They enjoy exploring the beautiful outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Certified Personal Trainer
Lauren has a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Florida Gulf Coast University and is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine.