Kindyle L. Brennan, PhD, PT

Orthopedic Therapist
Scott & White Healthcare

Director, Clinical Research for the Bone and Joint Institute

Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Patient Care Emphasis
Biomechanics, Complex Orthopaedic Conditions, Joint Pain, Manual Therapy, Muscle Function Loss, Musculoskeletal & Sports Medicine, Spine, Trigger Point Dry Needling (Intramuscular Therapy)

Scott & White Appointment
September 2, 2008

  • Texas Woman's University, Houston, TX, P.T., PhD, 1999-2002
  • Texas Woman's University, Houston, TX, MS, 1995-1997
  • University of Texas, Austin, TX, BS, 1991-1995

  • Specialty Training
  • Board Certified Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Specialist
  • Certified Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapist
  • Certified Manipulative Physical Therapist
  • Certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling

  • Publications and Research
  • BryceC.Allen,MD;E.GarrisonBentonJr.,MD;KindyleL.Brennan,PhD;KirbyB.Hitt,MD;DrewP.Kelly,BS;DavidKummerfeld,MD.SurvivaloftheMayoConservativeFemoralStemComparedtoaConventionalSystem.PosterpresentationattheSouthernOrthopaedicAssociationAnnualMeeting,PuertoRico,2010
  • ChristopherD.Souder,MD;MichaelL.Brennan,MD;KindyleBrennan,PhD;ChristopherChaput,MD;JohnathanWilliams,BS;TheRateofContralateralProximalFemurFractureFollowingClosedReductionPercutaneousPinning(CRPP)versusArthroplastyinTreatmentofFemoralNeckFractures,posterpresentation,OrthopaedicTraumaAssociationAnnualMeeting,Baltimore,2010.
  • ChristopherD.Souder,MD;MichaelL.Brennan,MD;KindyleLoseyBrennan,PhD;ChristopherChaput,MD;JohnathanWilliams,BS;TheRateofContralateralProximalFemurFractureFollowingClosedReductionPercutaneousPinning(CRPP)versusArthroplastyinTreatmentofFemoralNeckFractures,posterpresentation,AmericanAcademyofOrthopaedicSurgeryAnnualMeeting,SanDiego,2011.
  • Souder,C;Brennan,M;Brennan,K;Chaput,CContralateralHipFractureAfterInternalFixationversusArthroplastyForFemoralNeckFractures.AcceptedJBJS.spring2011
  • SurvivorshipAnalysisofMayoConservativeHipversustheVersysHips.AmericanAssociationofOrthopaedicSurgeonsAnnualMeeting,SanFrancisco.Feb2012
  • EvaluationofaNovelEducationalResource:DigitalCastingandSplintingManual.AmericanAssociationofOrthopaedicSurgeonsAnnualMeeting,SanFrancisco.2012
  • DonavanK.Murphy,MD,MSc,MBA,TimmothyRandell,MD,KindyleL.Brennan,PhD,PT,JuheeSong,PhD,JohnHamilton,BA,MichaelBrennan,MD,RobertProbe,MDInfluenceofdisplacementandtreatmentmethodonsurvivorshipoftheindexprocedureforfemoralneckfracture.AbstractNo:786.OTA,SanAntonio,October.
  • Ongoing research activity in the area of orthopaedic surgery
  • Shar A, Randell T, Brennan KL, Jupiter DC, Hubert ZT, Brennan ML. Mortality after femoral neck fractures in the elderly based on Age-Modified Charlson Comorbidity Index Score and treatment Modality. Presented at the 29th Annual Southern Orthopaedic Association meeting, White Sulphur Springs, WV, July 2012
  • Christopher D. Souder, MD; Michael L. Brennan, MD; Kindyle Losey Brennan, PhD;; Johnathan Williams, BS; Christopher Chaput, MD. The Rate of Contralateral Proximal Femur Fracture Following Closed Reduction Percutaneous Pinning (CRPP) versus Arthroplasty in Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012;94:418-25
  • Patel, K.V., Shar, A., Hubert, Z., Randell, T.T., Jupiter, D.C., Brennan, K.L., Brennan, M.L., Probe, R.A., Davis, M.L. A Modified Frailty Index: Correlation to One- and Two-year Mortality in Geriatric Femoral Neck Fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2012.
  • Murphy DK, Randell T, Brennan KL, Probe RA, Brennan ML. Treatment and Displacement Affect the Reoperation Rate for Femoral Neck Fracture. Clin Orthop Related Res. Aug 2013; 471(8): 2691-2702
  • Griffin JS, Murphy DK, Brennan KL, Brennan ML, Jupiter DC. The Impact of Age on Reoperation Rates for Femoral Neck Fractures Treated with Percutaneous Pinning and Hemiarthroplasty? Paper Presentation. Southern Orthopaedic Association 2013 Annual Meeting. Palm Beach, Florida; July 2013.
  • Griffin JS, Murphy DK, Brennan KL, Brennan ML, Jupiter DC. What is the Impact of Age on Reoperation Rates for Femoral Neck Fractures Treated with Closed Reduction Percutaneous Pinning and Hemiarthroplasty? Paper Presentation. Western Orthopaedic Association 2013 Annual Meeting. Lake Tahoe, California; August 2013.
  • Patel KV, Brennan KL, Davis ML, Jupiter DC, Brennan ML. High Energy Femoral Fractures Increase Morbidity but not Mortality in Elderly Patients. Clin Orthop Relat Res, 2014 Mar; 472(3):1030-5
  • Patel KV, Brennan KL, Brennan ML, Jupiter DC, Shar A, Davis ML. Association of a modified frailty index with mortality after femoral neck fracture in patients aged 60 years and older. Clin Orthopaedics Related Research. 2014 Mar; 472(3):1010-7

  • Professional Memberships
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Orthopaedic Section
  • Texas Physical Therapy Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
  • American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
  • North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy

  • Languages Spoken


    Scott & White Roney Bone & Joint Institute
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508