Rehab etc. Physical Therapy has been locally owned and operated in Memphis, TN for over 20 years. We have four Memphis area locations and 1 Nashville location to conveniently serve our patients.
We strive to create an environment for optimal patient care in every one of our clinics. Our dedication and commitment to our patients, along with our friendly staff and high quality of service is the reason our patients refer their family, friends, and co-workers to Rehab etc. We look forward to being your healthcare provider and saying “Welcome!” to the Rehab etc. family!
Jim is co-founder and co-owner of Rehab etc. He is a native of Memphis. After attending undergraduate school at Mississippi State University, he attended Physical Therapy school at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. After practicing for approximately 5 years, he opened his first private practice clinic in 1993. He has received advanced training and certification in Myofascial Pain management. He is certified through the Janet G. Travell, M.D. Myopain Seminar Series in myofascial pain and deep dry needling. He has been married for over 29 years and has 2 children.
Tyler is a native Memphian who graduated from the U of M in 2008 with an undergraduate degree in Health and Human Performance. He went on to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2012 before joining Rehab etc. Tyler is certified in dry needling and has advanced training and knowledge in myofascial pain management. He excels with a hands-on approach and manual therapy techniques. In his free time, Tyler enjoys being with his two children and watching the Tigers, Grizzlies and Titans.
Ashley was raised in Halls, TN. He attended Millsaps College in Jackson, MS and received a BSc in Biology. After working for one year in an industrial rehabilitation facility, he enrolled at Belmont University in Nashville, TN, graduating in 2001 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. After working in western Kentucky for 6 years, Ashley joined the Rehab etc. staff in October of 2007. He has interest in management of geriatric conditions, and disorders of the spine and pelvis, shoulder girdle, and soft tissue. He has advanced training in Myofascial Pain management and dry needling. He enjoys traveling, playing golf, reading mystery & non-fiction literature, and the St. Louis Cardinals.
Julie received her Exercise Science undergraduate degree from UT Chattanooga in 2013. She graduated from Physical Therapy school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2016 and joined the Rehab etc. family. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching the Grizzlies, hunting & fishing and all things Disney.
Sue was born and raised in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She received her Physical Therapy degree from the University of Toronto in 1984. She has worked for Rehab etc. since moving to Memphis in 1994. She is certified in dry needling and has extensive training in manual therapy. Her practice ranges from rehabilitation following joint replacements, rotator cuff repairs and spinal surgeries to treatment of chronic pain conditions and vestibular rehab.
Brad was born and raised in Memphis until receiving his bachelor degree in kinesiology at the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 2012. He then completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the UT Health Science Center back in Memphis before joining Rehab etc. in 2015. He has begun the dry needling certification process and is a current member of the APTA. He treats a wide variety of conditions, with experience in both post-op rehab and chronic pain patients. Brad has enjoyed working alongside his brother, Tyler, at our Kirby location. Outside of the clinic, Brad enjoys playing golf, boating at Pickwick Lake, attending Hope church and spending time with his fiance, Ashley. He is an avid supporter of anything Memphis, including the Tigers and Grizzlies.
Ken grew up here in Memphis, where he attended Christian Brothers High School and then went on to attend the University of Memphis where he received a BS in Molecular Biology. He graduated from Belmont University in Nashville, TN with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Specialty interests in physical therapy include myofascial pain, spine therapy and orthopedic issues. He is one of very few therapists in this area certified through the Janet G. Travell, M.D. Myopain Seminar Series in myofascial pain and deep dry needling. In addition to this, he is a clinical instructor for both the University of Tennessee and the Belmont University Physical Therapy Programs and he is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association. He is the clinic director of our Wolfchase/Bartlett location. He lives in Arlington, TN with his wife, Megan, and his two daughters, Maci Grace and Madison Avery.
Kathleen received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Christian Brothers University in 2011. She attended Physical Therapy school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and graduated with her Doctorate in 2014. After working at Rehab etc. throughout her schooling, Kathleen joined the Rehab etc. family as a therapist in 2014. She is a member of the TN Physical Therapy Association and the American Physical Therapy Association- Women’s Health section. She has a special interest in women’s health and pelvic rehabilitation. She is a personal trainer and group exercise instructor with a special interest in core strength and pre/postnatal fitness. She is married and enjoys softball, fitness classes and playing the flute.
Samantha studied Exercise Science at Freed-Hardeman University and graduated with her undergraduate degree in 2013. She received her Physical Therapy Assistant degree from Southwest TN Community College in 2015. Samantha worked at Rehab etc. while attending school and joined the Rehab etc. family as a therapy assistant in August 2015. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. She has a special interest in balance patients, including general balance and Parkinson’s disease. Sam enjoys photography, riding her bike and spending time with her niece and nephew.
Brooke attended the University of Memphis, receiving her undergraduate degree in Biology and graduated in 2004. She then attended Southwest TN Community College and received her Physical Therapy Assistant degree in 2005. Brooke joined the Rehab etc. team in 2000. She enjoys being outside and spending time with her son.
Ashley was born and raised in Memphis. She graduated from the University of Memphis with a BSc in Biology in 1997. She attended PT school at the University of Tennessee and graduated in 1999, later going back to receive her DPT in 2009. She joined the staff of Rehab etc. in 2000 and worked in our Tabor Orthopedic clinic for 11 years. She is now the Clinic Director at our Collierville location. She is certified in myofascial pain and deep dry needling. She has also received significant post-graduate training including manual therapy and trigger point therapy training as well as in the treatment of movement impairment syndromes. She recently received additional training in treating TMJ from Panke institute graduates and professors (over 34 hours of instruction and hands-on training). She has special interest in treatment of runners, triathletes, and performance artists due to her years of involvement in these activities (5-yr triathlon, 13-yr runner, danced for 24 yrs). She is a certified running coach through RRCA and has been the acting physical therapist in several Orpheum productions, such as Anything Goes, Memphis- the Musical, Kinky Boots and Sister Act. Ashley is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association as well as its Orthopedic section and Performing Arts Special Interest Group. She is Founder and President of Cheer for the Kids. She is married with twins and enjoys running, biking, swimming, triathlons and dance.
Sarah holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She received her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Sports Medicine from DePauw University in 2003. She attended Physical Therapy school at Duke University and graduated in 2006. Sarah is a COMT (Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist) and an APTA Clinic Instructor. After working in Memphis for several years, she joined the Rehab etc. staff in 2014. She is a member of the Memphis Thunder Triathlon team and completed her 1st Ironman in 2013 in Arizona. Along with her triathlon training, Sarah enjoys cooking, traveling with her husband, and spending time with her 2 dogs- Max and Maizee.
Rusty received his undergraduate degree from the University of Memphis with a concentration in Exercise & Sports Science in 2011. He graduated in 2016 with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He was awarded the “Margaret and Perry Stack Ayers Scholarship Award” for exemplary academic & clinical performance. He joined Rehab etc. in 2011 as a physical therapy technician and rejoined our family in 2016 as a Physical Therapist. Rusty is an active member of the Tennessee Medical Reserve Corps and the American Physical Therapy Association. He has special skills and interest in the rehab and injury prevention of athletes, post-operative rehabilitation, chronic hyper-mobility syndrome and chronic back & neck pain with the application of pain neuroscience. He has also received certification in manual trigger point therapy and advanced dry needling. Rusty is a proud Memphian and a strong supporter of the Grizzlies and the University of Memphis Tigers Athletics. He enjoys hiking, swimming, boxing, scuba diving, international traveling and spending time with his wonderful family.
Josh attended the University of Mississippi and graduated in 2007 with a BS in Exercise Science. He then went on to receive his Masters of Science in Exercise Science at Mississippi State University in 2010. He attended the University of Tennessee Health and Science Center and received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2013. Josh joined the Rehab etc. team shortly after graduation and has been working in our Specialty Orthopedics location until becoming Clinic Director in Oakland in 2016. He is married, with a son, and enjoys playing softball with his church, spending time with his family, watching sports (especially SEC sports) and playing golf.
Mary Grace attended the University of Tennessee Knoxville for her undergraduate degree and graduated in 2010. She then went on to graduate from the University of Tennessee Health and Science Center in 2013. Mary Grace joined the Rehab etc. team in 2017 and works at both our Oakland and Bartlett locations. She enjoys taking her dogs to the park, exercising and DIY home projects.
Traci attended Lynn University and received her Physical Therapy Assistant degree in 1997. She joined the Rehab etc. team in 2017. She enjoys spending time with her husband and kids.
Andrew received his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from the University of Mississippi in 2009. He graduated in 2012 from Physical Therapy school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He joined Rehab etc. in 2012 at our Memphis Kirby location. He went on to open the Nashville clinic in December 2016. He has advanced training in Myofascial Pain management and dry needling. He is married and enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, sports and hanging out with his friends and family.
EAST MEMPHIS ORTHOPEDICS GROUP (Bartlett)
Katie was born and raised in Memphis, TN. In 2014, she graduated from The University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a B.Sc in Kinesiology. She then moved back to Memphis where she attended The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2017. She joined the Rehab etc. family shortly after graduation. Outside of work, Katie enjoys running, traveling with friends and family, and being outdoors with her dog, Harlee.
EAST MEMPHIS ORTHOPEDICS GROUP (Park)
Sara received her undergraduate Kinesiology degree at the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 2011. She attended Physical Therapy school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and graduated in 2015. She joined our Rehab etc. family in 2017 and is currently undergoing coursework for her COMT certification. In her spare time, Sara enjoys backpacking, hiking, rock climbing and her German Shorthair Pointer, Abby.
SPECIALTY ORTHOPEDICS LOCATION
Brent was born and raised in Oxford, MS. He attended the University of Mississippi, graduating in 1998 with a BSc in Exercise and Sport Science and Biology. He then attended the University of Tennessee, Memphis and received his Master of Physical Therapy degree in 2002. Brent joined the staff of Rehab etc. in 2003. He treats the full spectrum of orthopedic problems. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. He is married and enjoys spending time with his wife and child.