|20926 SE 29th St.||2506 N. Harrison Ave.||2309B N. Milt Phillips Ave.||503 N. Broadway|
|Harrah, OK 73045||Shawnee, OK 74804||Seminole, OK 74868||Tecumseh, OK 74873|
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Action Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, PLLC.
"I enjoy serving the people in the same community that helped raise me; my family, friends, church, teachers, and college professors. It is my pleasure to give back to them."
Bachelor of Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy from Oklahoma Baptist University, 2000
Master of Physical Therapy from Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, 2003
Katie has successfully owned and operated an outpatient clinic for over 9 years, and for the past 7 years she has been fortunate enough to provide quality care to the people in the community where she was raised and has lived for 36 years. Katie has a broad range of experience in outpatient orthopedics including pre and post surgical rehab. She is also certified in Functional Dry Needling level 1 where she helps people with pain by advancing a small filament needle into the muscle in the area of the body that is producing pain. She is very involved in the community where she is President of the Shawnee Lions Club, and she supports many local sports and non-profit organizations. She and her husband Andy have been married 14 years are busy raising their two children who are 11 and 8.
"I love being a physical therapist because I get to interact with the people in my community and help them get back to doing the activities they love to do".
Bachelor of Science in Biology from East Central University, 2012
Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2015
Jordan grew up in Oklahoma and attended ECU, where she played basketball for 4 years. There she received her undergraduate degree in biology. She then earned her DPT from OUHSC in 2015. She is interested in many areas of physical therapy including sports rehabilitation, manual therapy, and post-surgical rehabilitation. She has been married for 2 years. She and her husband enjoy being active in their church and community. She enjoys spending her free time with her friends and family.
"What I love most about the working as a physical therapist is that I never consider it work. It is such a rewarding career and we get to see daily the improvements our patients make. It is also a blessing having such great people as co-workers.”
Bachelor of Health Studies from University of Oklahoma, 2007
Master of Physical Therapy from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2009
Rachel attended University of Central Oklahoma for three years before transferring to University of Oklahoma to complete her Bachelor degree in Health Studies in 2007. She then continued her studies at OU and received her Master degree in Physical Therapy in 2009. She has been working in the outpatient physical therapy setting since graduating in 2009. Her areas of interest include manual therapy, vestibular rehabilitation, sports related injuries, and post-surgical rehabilitation. She enjoys taking continuing education courses and expanding her knowledge within the physical therapy field. Rachel enjoys spending her time with her husband and son.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1998
Physical Therapy Degree, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2000
Master of Health Administration, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2010
Jason Gates is a native Oklahoman, growing up in Weatherford, Oklahoma where he graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Jason earned his Physical Therapy degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) in 2000. After working in various settings of physical therapy, Jason returned to school to earn his Master of Health Administration from OUHSC in 2010. During his tenure as a physical therapist, Jason received a certification by the International Bobath Instructors Training Association (IBITA) in the Assessment and Treatment of Adults with Hemiplegia in 2004.
”My work as a PT is more than a paycheck – it is my calling in life. I thoroughly enjoy showing families how to help their child and have hope for their future. My goal is for every child I treat to succeed to the best of their abilities.”
Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma, 1991
Shanna has always had a desire to help children with special needs and thought about being a special education teacher. Originally from Edmond, she attended OBU for a year before completing her PT degree. She began her career at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa where she was the primary physical therapist in the neonatal unit for a time. She moved to Shawnee in 1999 to be closer to family. Her professional experience includes a variety of areas in pediatrics such as seeing children in the hospital, home, schools, and outpatient clinic. She has worked with children with many different diagnoses including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and autism and she also has experience ordering medical equipment. When Shanna isn’t at work, she is busy keeping up with her three kids and husband. She is very active in her church where she teaches Sunday school and serves as the church clerk.
"I am glad to be back in my hometown, serving the community I grew up in."
Bachelor of Health Studies from the University of Oklahoma, 2010
Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2012
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Brandon has been working in the sports and outpatient orthopedic settings since graduating from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2012 with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. While in school, he was selected for an internship with the Oklahoma City Thunder during their Western Conference Championship season. During his internship, he worked alongside the medical staff to provide the players with Physical Therapy, Strength and Conditioning, and Sports Performance services. Although he enjoys treating a wide range of patients, he looks to bring a new and exciting aspect to rehabilitation of athletes, focusing on creative and higher level activities. In his free time, Brandon enjoys spending time with his wife, Seirra, hunting with his dog, Timber, and making handmade duck and goose calls.
"Physical therapy is a very rewarding profession because it allows you to help people in a way that improves their overall function and allows them to return to the activities that they love to do."
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Minor in Biology from the University of North Texas, 2008
Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 2013
Kristina grew up in Oklahoma and earned a scholarship to play NCAA Division I softball at the University of North Texas where she played for 4 years. While at UNT, she received her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology. After graduating from UNT, Kristina moved back to Oklahoma to be closer to her family and to pursue a profession in physical therapy. She earned her DPT from OUHSC in 2013 and is interested in many facets of physical therapy such as manual therapy, sports rehabilitation, post-surgical care, and spine rehabilitation. She was recently certified in Level 1 Functional Dry Needling through KintaCore. Kristina hopes that by working at Action Physical Therapy she can impact her community in a positive way. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and family.
“Our hands are the tools through which we experience the world…I enjoy working with my clients to regain use of their hands or upper extremity following injury or illness so that they are able to continue participating in the things they love to do.”
Bachelor of Science in Social & Rehabilitation Services from the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, 1993
Master of Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman’s University, Dallas, Texas 1995
Julie joined the Action Physical Therapy team upon moving to Oklahoma from Houston, TX in 2014. She has been working as an occupational therapist in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings for 20 years. She has interest and experience in upper extremity dysfunction and has completed continuing education emphasizing hand therapy throughout her career. Currently she is pursuing specialty credentialing as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). Her areas of interest include treatment of trauma, post-surgical recovery, sports injuries, repetitive stress injury and rehabilitation following reconstructive hand surgeries. When she is away from work Julie enjoys exploring the beautiful state of Oklahoma, gardening, traveling, hiking and camping with her husband Matthew.
"I wake up looking forward to coming to work because I absolutely love what I do as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Together with an amazing team, I count it a privilege working with my patients to help them feel better!"
Bachelors Degree in Psychology/Pre-Med from Oral Roberts University
Associates Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant from Oklahoma City Community College, 2011
Born and raised in Oklahoma, Carley is actively involved in the community both locally and abroad; serving in her local church, teaching youth, and traveling as a missionary to various underprivileged countries. Carley considers it a privilege to be a part of the Action team and is strongly committed to providing skilled and compassionate care.
"I strive to give my patients the same care and compassion that I would expect to receive. I'm thankful everyday that I am able to work in such a rewarding profession."
Associates Degree of English from Eastern Oklahoma State College, 1993
Associates Degree of Science in Physical Therapy from Carl Albert State College, 2000
Upon graduating from CASC in 2000, Jennifer went to work in an outpatient orthopedic setting and developed her skills working with all ages from pediatric to geriatric patients for the last 15 years. She has also spent time working in long- term care. Recently, she completed a course on Myofascial Release and enjoys seeing the positive results it can bring about in her patients. Jennifer enjoys photography, literature, and traveling but is happy spending time at home with husband TSgt Hilton (USAF Retired) and their two children.
"This field provides an opportunity to reach out and help a variety of people with numerous conditions."
Associates Degree of Science from Seminole State College, 2007
Associates Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant from Oklahoma City Community College, 2012
Heather has been working in the field of physical therapy since August of 2008, first as a physical therapy technician while attending school, then as a full time PTA. She has experience with outpatient orthopedics, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehab, acute care, and and home health. Due to Heather's athletic background, her areas of interest are sports rehab and post-surgical rehab including knees, shoulders and the spine. Outside of work, Heather enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Physical Therapist Assistant from Oklahoma City Community College, 2006
Jennifer received her physical therapy assistant degree from OCCC in 2006 where she was on the President's Honor Roll as well as a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Prior to the PTA program, she earned an Associate's Degree from Seminole State College. During those two years, she also completed a two year coaching internship in junior high softball, basketball, volleyball, and track. Pursuing her interest in the field of physical therapy, she worked as a physical therapy technician for 8 years before becoming a clinician. Jennifer earned her Aquatic Orthopedic Certification from ATRI in 2009. Along with outpatient, she also has experience with long-term care, acute care, and home health. Her areas of interest include manual therapy, sports rehab, and post-surgical rehab. She enjoys cycling and working out.
"I enjoy working with sports and orthopedic patients from Shawnee and the surrounding communities."
Associates degree in Physical Therapy Assistant from Oklahoma City Community College, 2009
April has been working in the outpatient orthopedic setting since June of 2008, first as an intern while attending school, then as a full-time employee in May 2009, after graduating from OCCC with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science. While attending school, April was voted "most likely to succeed" by her professors and fellow classmates which is why she has chosen to continue her career with Action Physical Therapy. April continues to enhance her skills and knowledge through continuing education. Her broad smile will make you comfortable as you are on the path of recovery. April loves to spend time with fiancé, Mark and his son, and her daughter as well as her two german shepherds, Achilles and Cezar. April is proud that her daughter, after graduating from high school, has also decided to follow in her mother's footpath in pursuing a career in health sciences. She also enjoys spending time with her mom and dad who have always been there for her. She knows without the love and support of her parents she wouldn't of made it this far.