What is your name?
Tonya Knoettgen, aka TK
What is your role at ARC Physical Therapy+?
Account Manager, Business Development Liaison
What year did you begin working at ARC Physical Therapy+?
Where are you from?
Morganville, KS – a tiny city in Clay County, Kansas
Where did you go to school?
JCCC & Wichita State University
Who or what inspired you to get into the physical therapy space?
I have a desire to help others. My uncle was a quadriplegic and I saw firsthand what therapy was able to do to improve his quality of life.
What do you like most about your work at ARC Physical Therapy+?
The integrity. I have worked here since 2007 and that core value has not waivered one bit- which I think is impressive with the constantly changing landscape of healthcare. It may sound cliché, but it’s also the people who I work with. We truly strive each day to be a catalyst of change in healthcare.
What is one thing you wish everyone knew about the body or physical therapy?
Not all therapy and/or therapists are created equal.
What do you like to do in your free time?
Travel and explore new places! Also I cherish the time I spend with my family, friends and little friends 🙂
What is your favorite quote or saying?
“No matter what your problems are, someone’s is always worse.”
And, “it depends” as I am sure anyone who has worked with me has heard me say a time or two.
Favorite sports team?
The Chiefs, the Chiefs, the Kanza City Chiefs!!!
Sweet or salty?
Coffee or tea?
Iced Tea. Brewed! No fountain or bottled tea. Unsweet. I’m sweet enough!
Beach or mountains?
Beach & Mountains 🙂
Go out or stay in?
It depends. See previous question about favorite saying.