What is your name?
What is your role at ARC Physical Therapy+?
Lead physical therapist at the Shawnee, Kansas Clinic
What year did you begin working at ARC Physical Therapy+?
Where are you from?
Where did you go to school?
Emporia State University for undergrad and University of Saint Mary for my Doctorate in Physical Therapy
Who or what inspired you to get into the physical therapy space?
I wanted to be in a role where I could help people and PT was a great fit for my skills.
What do you like most about your work at ARC Physical Therapy+?
It’s different every day. Being a physical therapist keeps me on my toes, and constantly challenges me to be creative with progressing each patient’s rehab.
What is one thing you wish everyone knew about the body or physical therapy?
You are never too old to get stronger or be more flexible.
Are you involved with any outside organizations?
Yes. I’m involved in the Special Olympics, specifically in basketball and track. My mom runs the Leavenworth County organization so I grew up helping run this event and am still involved today.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I like to be active: snowboarding; playing soccer, volleyball, and golf; gardening; and visiting wineries with friends.
How do you like to celebrate a win or a good day?
My favorite is to have a glass of wine, some good food, good company and sit outside on a patio.
What is your favorite quote or saying?
“Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan
Favorite Sports Team?
Kansas City Chiefs and Sporting KC
Sweet or salty?
Coffee or tea?
Beach or mountains?
Go out or stay in?