Our Staff: Chickasha Clinic
The physical therapists at Physical Therapy Central all have advanced physical therapy degrees at either the Master's or Doctorate level. This allows the therapists to provide efficient and effective treatment outcomes for the patients. Each member of the staff completes a minimum of 40 continuing education hours per year to stay at the top of their field.
Board Certified in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Amy was born and raised in North Oklahoma City. She now resides in Moore, where she enjoys running, cycling, swimming with her dog Merky, and playing golf. She also loves to travel and participate in charity runs, bike races, and triathlons.
Amy graduated in 2003 from Wichita State University with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. She played four years of division I collegiate golf for WSU and was a member of the NCAA student-advisory committee. She went on to earn her Masters of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Oklahoma in 2007.
Amy has been an active member of the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association and the American Physical Therapy Association since 2006. She serves as a recruiting officer for the OPTA's Western District. She has frequently donated her time to the Salvation Army and enjoys participating in community outreach programs aimed at educating children and adults the importance of physical education and proper nutrition.
Her areas of interest include sports rehabilitation, nutrition, physical activity for children, and manual therapy of the spine. Amy also has extensive experience with post-operative orthopedic rehabilitation. She has recently become a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Currently, there are fewer than 30 Physical Therapists who have obtained the Orthopedic Certification in the State of Oklahoma. We are proud to say the Physical Therapy Central team currently has 10 Board Certified Orthopedic Specialists.
Christy was born and raised in a suburb north of Houston known as The Woodlands, Texas, along with an identical twin sister and two older sisters.
Growing up, Christy participated in numerous sports including competitive swimming, gymnastics, cheerleading, dance, basketball, softball, and cross country. She attended The Woodlands High School where she lettered four years as a dancer on The Woodlands High School Highstepper dance team.
Christy discovered her interest in physical therapy in seventh grade after a sports injury that required her to participate in rehab. In high school, she pursued learning more about physical therapy by completing an internship at a local hospital with an adjacent outpatient physical therapy clinic.
Christy attended The University of Oklahoma for her undergraduate studies and graduated with distinction in 2008 with a Bachelor's degree in Health Studies. She earned her Masters of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Oklahoma in 2010 where she was named to the Dean's Honor Roll. Christy now enjoys living in the Oklahoma City area along with her parents and twin sister, while her older sisters ventured off to Denver, CO, and Botswana Africa.
Her areas of interest include sports injuries and rehabilitation, manual therapy, pediatric physical therapy, outpatient orthopaedics, and spinal dysfunction.
Christy is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association.
Christy will begin her residency program with EIM in January of 2012. Upon completion of this program, Christy will receive advanced education in manual therapy program and will be eligible to become Board Certified in Orthopedics.
Outside of work, Christy volunteers with local ballet companies including the Tulsa Ballet and Oklahoma City Ballet. She also provides physical therapy for sporting events for athletes with disabilities including volunteering on the medical staff since 2008 for the Endeavor Games held in Edmond, OK, for Physically Disabled Athletes.
In her free time, Christy enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, her twin sister, her friends, and her parents. She loves running outside for exercise and participating in races including the OKC Memorial Half Marathon and the Tulsa Run. Christy enjoys health/fitness, being outside, water skiing and wakeboarding, snow skiing, dancing, cooking/baking, and volunteering at her church.
The staff of Physical Therapy Central would like you to know that we are compassionate professionals who are committed to achieving your personal goals. Please feel free to contact Christy with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org (405) 224-3100.
Andrew was born and raised in Flower Mound, Texas, a city within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. He grew up with one younger brother and sister. He attended Flower Mound High School where he was the lead drum major for the school's marching band. Andrew also played the alto saxophone throughout his high school years and carried this passion through two undergraduate years as a member of the University of Oklahoma's Pride of Oklahoma Marching Band.
During his sophomore year in college, Andrew experienced a shoulder injury requiring extensive physical therapy. This event, along with the caring efforts of his physical therapist, lead Andrew to change his career path towards the pursuance of a degree in physical therapy.
Andrew graduated with distinction from the University of Oklahoma in 2009 with a Bachelor's degree in Health Studies. Aside from being a part of the marching band, he participated in campus and community activities including OU's Big Event, an annual student volunteer-driven community service project. He also was an active member of the Student Physical Therapy Association and volunteered regularly at his local church. Andrew was among the first class from the University of Oklahoma to graduate with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2011. He is currently an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association.
Andrew's interests include manual therapy, orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, and spinal manipulation and dysfunction. Due to his passion for manual orthopedic physical therapy, he aspires to become a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist within the near future.
He currently resides in Norman, Oklahoma with his high school sweetheart and now newlywed wife, who enjoys a rewarding career as a speech-language pathologist. When not at work, he loves spending time with his wife, reading for pleasure, traveling, exercising, and snow skiing. He is currently weighing the pros and cons of getting a dog, as he grew up with the best dog in the world for a pet. He really enjoys fitness in general and running outside when Oklahoma weather allows it. Andrew also enjoys providing medical and physical therapy services within in the community by volunteering at sporting events such as the Endeavor Games, a nationally recognized competition between athletes with various physical disabilities.
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