Dr. Spencer D. McCombs, MSPT, DPT, OCS, MTC
Spencer is the owner of McCombs and Associates Physical Therapy. He has been in practice since 2004. He completed his post-graduate Doctoral studies with the Institute of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine in 2008. He completed his Master’s degree at Texas Woman’s University in 2004. Spencer graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Exercise Science in 2002. Spencer is board-certified through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in Orthopedics. He is also a certified Manual Therapist through the University of St. Augustine. Spencer specializes in spine and extremity mobilization, soft tissue manipulation, vestibular rehabilitation, and onsite job analysis. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 5 children and serving in his church and community.
Nicholas Mataska, PT, DPT
Nick grew up in Wichita Falls, Texas and moved to Lubbock in 2010 to finish his bachelor’s degree at Texas Tech, graduating with in Exercise Science in 2013. Nick met his wife, Scottie, while taking a class together at Texas Tech, and were married in April 2014. Nick was accepted into the TTUHSC Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and graduated in May 2017. Nick had completed a clinical rotation at McCombs and Associates prior to graduation, and accepted a job offer at the Lubbock clinic following graduation.
Outside of work he and his wife love to spend time with their two dogs, Major and Maverick, and watching the Red Raiders and Dallas Cowboys. In May 2017, they welcomed their first child, baby boy Caleb.
Matt Furnish, PT, DPT
Matthew grew up in Katy, TX and attended Texas Tech University, graduating with his Bachelors degree in Exercise Science in December of 2012. He decided to stay in Lubbock in order to pursue his Doctorate in Physical Therapy, which he received in May of 2016. While in school, Matthew worked as an intern at our Levelland clinic during the summer of 2014. Following graduation he accepted a full-time therapist position and is glad to be back as part of our team! In his spare time Matthew is an avid sports fan, especially when it comes to football and baseball, and of course Texas Tech Athletics
Kristen Voorhies, PTA
Kristen began working with McCombs and Associates in June, 2014. She spent many years working as a full-time mom before returning to school to become a physical therapist assistant. She graduated from South Plains College in 2014, but continues to take courses with plans to further her education. When she isn’t working, Kristen loves to be with her husband and five children, she tries to be involved in many of their church and school activities. She also enjoys running and relaxing with a good book.
Megan Ward, PTA
Megan grew up in Plano, Texas. She came to Lubbock to attend Texas Tech and graduated in May 2014 with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Sports Science. She then attended South Plains College to become a physical therapist assistant. In her free time, her husband Trevor and their two furbabies enjoy playing golf, skiing and traveling.
Marti Wallace, Marketing & Front Office
Marti started with McCombs and Associates as a patient, and now finds herself happily employed in the office. Her past work experience includes sales and marketing, and her organizational and design skills are widely known. Born and raised in Southern California, Marti’s favorite place is relaxing on any beach. She and her family moved to Lubbock thirteen years ago when her husband Russ accepted employment in Lubbock. He is a Professor and Extension Vegetable Specialist at Texas A & M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Lubbock. Marti and Russ have five children and four wonderful grandchildren. Marti enjoys traveling and rarely misses an opportunity to tag along with Russ as he travels across the state and nation.
Melissa Bennett , Front Office
Melissa grew up in Levelland, Texas. She graduated from South Plains College with an Associates Degree then moved to California. There she got a job with a therapy billing office where they taught her about billing physical therapy. She moved to Arlington, Texas to be closer to her family. She lived there for 12 years and worked with a therapy office doing all the billing and front office duties. She moved back to Lubbock after getting married in 2016. She has two daughters and a step son. In her free time she likes taking care of and playing with her multiple animals and anything fun to do with the family
Anna, Business Office Manager
Anna started working for McCombs and Assoc. in October 2012. She was born in Idaho, but grew up mostly in Houston. She received her Associate’s degree from Ricks College in Rexburg, ID then finished her Bachelor’s in Business Administration at Texas Tech. She worked at UMC for 9 years, then became a stay-at-home mom for another 9 years before re-entering the work force as our business office manager. Anna’s husband, Lance, is a network engineer for an IT consulting company. They have been married for 21 years and have 2 amazing children. She stays busy taking her kids to piano lessons, tennis & band practice, church & scouts, but in her spare time, she loves reading, watching movies and hanging out with her family & friends. She also enjoys volunteering at church and school and likes to balance her checkbook.