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  • Casey Kirkes

    Casey KirkesPT, DPT, OCS

    Casey was born and raised in the mountains of Southeastern Oklahoma. He attended the small high school of Buffalo Valley where he enjoyed success in baseball, basketball and competitive speech and debate among other activities.

    Casey was born and raised in the mountains of Southeastern Oklahoma. He attended the small high school of Buffalo Valley where he enjoyed success in baseball, basketball and competitive speech and debate among other activities.

    Casey attended two years of junior college while playing baseball. He then transferred to the University of Oklahoma where he completed a Bachelor of Science in Health and Sports Science in 2005. He earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Langston University in 2009 where he received the Clinical Education Excellence Award. The award is presented to the student with the highest rating in the clinical education.

    Casey brings this clinical excellence to Physical Therapy Central where he enjoys orthopedics, sports physical therapy, spinal dysfunction, manual therapy and sports conditioning.

    To further excel his knowledge in physical therapy, Casey completed the Orthopedic Manual Therapy Residency with Evidence in motion in 2012 and became a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) through the APTA. He is currently pursuing a certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has been an active member of the APTA/OPTA and an orthopedic and sports section member since 2006. Casey has been a National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer since 2005.

    When not at work, Casey enjoys spending time with his wife, Heather, sons Briar and Bodee, and his little girl, Kinley. He also enjoys cheering on the Sooners, cycling, snowboarding, water sports, working with his horses, hunting and fishing.If it has to do with the outdoors, he’s game!

  • Elizabeth Evans

    Elizabeth EvansPT, DPT, OCS

    Elizabeth grew up in Yukon, Oklahoma with her parents and younger sister. She was involved in gymnastics and cheerleading when she was younger. She attended Yukon High School and was a cheerleader for the Millers. After high school, she attended the University of Oklahoma and went on to cheer for the OU Sooners from 2002-2004. Elizabeth also worked as a physical therapy technician during college and this was when she felt a calling to go into Physical Therapy as a profession. After completing her Bachelors of Science degree in Health Studies, she was accepted into the OU physical therapy program. Elizabeth received her Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2008.

    While in PT school, Elizabeth was awarded the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association W.K. West Scholarship in 2007 and also received the Elam-Plowman Physical Therapy Scholarship in both 2007 and 2008. The scholarships were based on academic excellence and GPA. Elizabeth had several clinical affiliations in outpatient orthopedic settings which emphasized exercise progression as well as manual and manipulative therapy. She worked with orthopedic surgeons for the first two years after graduating and has extensive experience in the area of sports medicine and post-surgical rehabilitation.

    In 2012, Elizabeth completed an orthopaedic physical therapy residency through Evidence in Motion. Elizabeth is one of the first physical therapists in Oklahoma to complete a post graduate residency program. She also obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy through the same program. Graduating from the residency program qualified her to sit for an examination to become a Board Certified, Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). Elizabeth passed this test and obtained her OCS certification in June 2013.

    In July 2016, Elizabeth received her Pelvic Health Certification through Evidence in Motion. This program was 12 months long and included online work along with 32 hours of classroom work. Elizabeth’s certification enables her to treat both women and men with pelvic pain, urinary and fecal incontinence, SI joint/hip dysfunction, chronic low back pain related to pelvic dysfunction, pregnancy/post-partum pain and pain with intercourse.

    Elizabeth is currently an active member of both the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association (OPTA).

    Elizabeth resides in Norman, OK with her husband, Jarod. She and Jarod have two daughters, Lucy and Reese. Jarod owns and operates a local recording studio and is very involved in the music scene in Norman. Elizabeth and Jarod enjoy traveling, doing anything outside and cheering on the OU Sooners and the OKC Thunder.

  • Emily Love

    Emily LovePT, DPT

    Emily grew up in Coppell, Texas with her parents, older sister, and twin brother. She attended Coppell High School and was involved with ballet and modern dance from the age of four. She attended several ballet and modern dance summer workshops all over the country during her middle and high school years. After high school, she attended Marymount Manhattan College from 2009-2010 and studied ballet performance. Because of her interest in exercise science she transferred to Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas to complete her Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology in 2013. Emily received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Texas Woman’s University in Dallas, Texas in 2016.

    During physical therapy school, Emily completed clinical rotations in the pediatric and outpatient orthopedic settings. She is currently an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Her interests include orthopedics, manual therapy, pediatrics, and rehabilitation for dancers. She will be pursuing a Certification in Manual Therapy through Evidence in Motion to become Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist.

    Emily resides in Norman, Oklahoma with her husband Tye. Tye is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Oklahoma City University. They enjoy traveling to new places, attending ballet and theater performances, and cheering on the Dallas Mavericks!

  • Megan Schorr

    Megan Schorr

    Megan has lived throughout the United States from the east coast to the west coast and a summer in Switzerland. She attended Highland High School in Pocatello, Idaho where she played basketball, was senior class president, and assistant literary editor of a small magazine. Megan spent most of her time outdoors biking, rock climbing, and sky diving.

    Megan earned her bachelors degree in Athletic Training at Brigham Young University. She was offered a research/teaching assistantship at the University of Texas at Arlington, where she earned her masters degree in Exercise Physiology. Her research at the time was focused on the effect of low load stretch in combination with diathermy treatment. Megan’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy was earned from the University of St. Augustine in San Marcos California.

    Megan is an active member of APTA and NATA and is interesting in acquiring her CSCS from NSCA this year. Megan’s other interests include vestibular rehabilitation, sports medicine, and geriatrics.