West Norman, OklahomaPhysical Therapy Central
Address & Contact2821 36th Avenue Northwest
Norman, OK 73072 Get Directions phone: (405) 310-5224 fax: (405) 310-5225
- 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
- 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
- 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
- 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
- 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Ready to get started with physical therapy?
We understand how frustrating it is to feel trapped by pain and limitations. Our team is here to listen to you and create a treatment plan to get you back to the life you love. Take your first step toward living a pain-free life.
Norman, OK 73072
Services Offered at This Location
- Back Pain
- Chronic Pain
- Dry Needling Therapy
- Injury Prevention
- Manual Physical Therapy
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Neck Pain
- Pelvic Health
- Post-COVID Therapy
- Soft Tissue Mobilization
- Spine Care
- Sports Physical Therapy
- TMJ Disorder
- Vestibular Imbalance
- Virtual Reality
Our West Norman physical therapy clinic is near Norman Regional HealthPlex and is home to some of the top physical therapists in the area! Come visit our team near Berkeley Park and Monarch Highway to ease pain, reduce risk for injury, or help with recovery from surgery!
Convenient Physical Therapy and Expert Spine Care in West Norman, Oklahoma
At PT Central we want to help you live a life that is as fulfilling as possible by controlling any pain you may have, increasing your energy levels, and saving you money on your long-term health care. Because we are committed to making the recovery process as smooth as possible, we place our clinics in central areas in the middle of your community. This PT Central location is near Norman Regional HealthPlex and Berkeley Park. Come see us to understand for yourself why the West Norman clinic is one of the best in the business!
Types of Treatments Offered at Norman West
At PT Central we know that you’ve been through quite a journey, whether you’re recovering from surgery, trying to get back to your favorite sport, or looking for something to help manage chronic pain. No matter what your story is, our team is here to help with specialized treatments that cater directly to your specific needs. We use therapeutic exercise, joint mobilizations, injury prevention protocols, and numerous other strategies to get you back to your normal activities. Our treatment techniques are evidence-based, which means they are scientifically proven to effectively treat issues such as post-operative recovery, joint and muscle pain, spinal alignment issues, and many other health conditions. Some other unique skills we offer can help with headaches, lymphedema, pelvic health, TMJ disorder, and vestibular imbalances. PT Central is committed to making therapy an enjoyable and profitable experience, which we accomplish by specifying care to each patient’s unique needs.
Our Top Physical Therapists in Norman, OK
From our receptionists to our therapists, we are here to help you with every step of the rehabilitation process. Our friendly and highly organized business managers and front desk associates will help you navigate appointment scheduling, insurance concerns, and answer any logistical questions you may have. At the Norman West clinic, a physical therapist (PT, DPT) will be primarily responsible for your treatment and plan of care. Initially, this clinician will ask questions, take measurements, and discuss your priorities and goals for therapy. Subsequently, you will be treated by a physical therapist (PT, DPT), or physical therapist assistant, who will guide you through exercises and interventions designed specifically to address your goals and guide you towards full recovery! We welcome your feedback and are excited to partner with you.
Meet the Staff
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 Bachelor 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.
Rachel grew up in Oklahoma City, where she graduated from Westmoore High School and was active in photography, yearbook, and pursued leadership roles. She received awards from the Oklahoma Scholastic Media, including Oklahoma Editor of the Year. In 2019 she graduated from Oklahoma City Community College with an Associate’s degree in Applied Science-Physical Therapist Assistant, and received the Academic Excellence award. She completed the program with a 4.0 GPA and was on the President’s Honor Roll.
During her clinical rotation she worked in the specialty of pelvic floor health at Physical Therapy Central, and now specializes in Pelvic Floor Therapy. Rachel is proud to be the first graduate from OCCC’s Physical Therapist Assistant program to specialize in pelvic health.
Outside of work, Rachel loves reading, classic movies, and Disney films. She lives in Norman with her two dogs and one husband.
Alexis is from Norman, OK and graduated from Norman North High School, where she was active in local musical theater and competitive acting. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Health and Exercise Science minor. Following graduation, she went on to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.
While she was an undergraduate student, Alexis worked as a physical therapy tech and discovered a passion for pelvic floor physical therapy, which she cultivated while in PT school and continues to practice today. She also worked as a University of Oklahoma College of Allied Health student ambassador and co-founder and co-president of Student Advocates for Equity.
Alexis currently resides in Norman with her husband Chandler and her rescue dog Frankie. When she is not working, she enjoys reading, exercising, traveling, watching TV, and spending time with friends.
Taylor was born and raised in Oklahoma City, OK. While growing up, she was a dancer for 14 years and a gymnast for 5 years. She began dancing at the age of 4 and started competing with her dance team at the age of 9. In junior high and high school, she played the flute in the concert band, participated in the color guard during marching band season, and also competed with her winter guard team. She graduated from Westmoore High School in 2012.
Taylor attended the University of Oklahoma where she was a member of the marching band, the Pride of Oklahoma, and a member of her sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta. She spent the summer of 2014 studying Spanish at the University of Alcala in Spain. She graduated from OU with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Spanish in 2015. Taylor went on to graduate from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2018 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. During her time at OUHSC, Taylor enjoyed being a medical volunteer at the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.
Taylor currently lives in southwest Oklahoma City. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Weston, her friends and family, and her dog, Daisy. She also enjoys baking, watching Netflix, and going to OU football games.
Hear what other PT Central patients have to say.
This is what every physical therapy experience is supposed to be. Hands-on. Intelligent. Caring.
PT Central has the greatest therapists! The staff is kind, welcoming, and thoughtful. I wouldn’t go anywhere else.
If you’re looking for someone caring to help get you back to normal… you must come to PT Central.
I will always come to PT Central. If I could, I would rate it more than 5 Stars. These people deserve a higher rating.
This is the best experience I’ve ever had. They’re extremely knowledgeable and truly care about helping people.