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Meet the Therapists

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Ryan Bandermann, MPT, CEAS

Manager – Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

  • Bachelor of Health Science – University of Missouri
  • Master of Physical Therapy – University of Missouri
  • Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist
  • Began practicing in May 2007, specializing in Orthopedics, Sports Rehabilitation and Ergonomics

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Karen Breeding, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

  • Master of Science in Communication Disorders and Sciences – Eastern Illinois University
  • Certified in Vital Stim and DPNS
  • Began practicing in 1996, specializing in Adults and Pediatrics in the areas of feeding and swallowing

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Rob Bunger, ATC, CEAS

Senior Athletic Trainer

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical and Health Education – Iowa State University
  • ErgoScience FCE Certification
  • Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist
  • CPR/First Aid Instructor
  • Provides athletic training services for area high schools
  • Began practicing in 1991, specializing in Sports Medicine and Industrial Medicine/Pre-employment Testing

Kirt Burger, PT, MCMT

Physical Therapist

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy – Maryville University
  • Mastery Certification in Manual Therapy (MCMT)
  • Began practicing in 2001, specializing in Orthopedics and Spine Injuries

Kelsey Dockins

Rehab Tech

  • Began in 2014 with Outpatient Rehabilitation

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Lance Eaker, MS, ATC, CKTP

Athletic Trainer

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Management/Athletic Training – Southeast Missouri State University
  • Master of Science – Southeast Missouri State University
  • Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner
  • Provides athletic training services for Saxony Lutheran and Oak Ridge High Schools
  • Began practicing in 2002, specializing in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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David Enderle, ATC

 Athletic Trainer

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Management/Athletic Training – Southeast Missouri State University
  • Provides athletic training services for Notre Dame High School and Scott City High School
  • Began practicing in 2007, specializing in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

 

DonnaEssnerDonna Essner, MA, CCC-SLP

Senior Speech Language Pathologist

  • Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology – Southeast Missouri State University
  • Master of Arts in Communication Disorders – Southeast Missouri State University
  • Certified in Vital Stim, DPNS and MDTP
  • LSVT Certification
  • Began practicing in 1992 specializing in Adults and Pediatrics, Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Dysphagia and Voice Therapy

Ethridge

Cynthia Ethridge, MPT, CHT

Physical Therapist/Certified Hand Therapist

  • Bachelor of Science – Loma Linda University
  • Master of  Physical Therapy – Loma Linda University
  • Began practicing in 1997, specializing in Hand Therapy and Orthopedics

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Kerry Glueck

Rehab Tech

  • Began in 1995 with Outpatient Rehabilitation

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Matt Holder, ATC

Athletic Trainer

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Management/Athletic Training – Southeast Missouri State University
  • Provides athletic training services for Scott City, Chaffee, Oran, Delta, Advance, Leopold, Woodland, Zalma, Oak Ridge and Meadow Heights
  • Began practicing in 1996, specializing in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Johnson

Carrie Johnson, PT

Physical Therapist

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy – Maryville University
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist
  • Began practicing in 1998, specializing in Spine, Orthopedics, Lymphedema and Oncology Rehab

Christine Hunter, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant – Linn State Technical College
  • Began practicing in 2011, specializing in Orthopedics, Neuro and Aquatics

Lange

Lana Lange, PT

Senior Physical Therapist

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy – University of Missouri
  • Began practicing in 1993, specializing in Spine, Orthopedics and Women’s Health/Gynecologic Visceral Manipulation

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Steven Logel, PT

Senior Physical Therapist

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology – Missouri State University
  • Bachelor of Health Science in Physical Therapy – University of Missouri
  • Certification of Vestibular Competency – Emory University
  • LSVT Big Certified Therapist
  • Began practicing in 1998 specializing in Adult Neuro, Balance and Vestibular Rehab, Orthopedics, Bioness Trained

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Tonya Rinda, PT

Senior Physical Therapist

  • Bachelor of Health Science – University of Missouri
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis Instructor
  • ErgoScience FCE certification
  • Began practicing in 1991, specializing in Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Oncology Rehab and Women’s Health

Schieffer

Gwendolyn Schieffer, PTA, MLD

Senior Physical Therapist Assistant

  • MLD – Norton School of School of Lymphatic Therapy
  • Began practicing in 1990, specializing in Spine, Orthopedics, Lymphedema, Aquatics, Back School

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Ute Gruner Smith, OTR/L, CDRS, MBA

Senior Occupational Therapist

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy – University of Stellenbosch, Republic of South Africa
  • MBA – William Woods University
  • Certified Driving Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Began practicing in 1994, specializing in Pediatrics, Neurosciences, Aquatics, Driving Rehabilitation, Bioness Trained

Katie Thomas, PT, DPT, CLT, CMT

Physical Therapist

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy – Des Moines University
  • Bachelor of Science – Mississippi State University
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist
  • Certified Manual Therapist
  • Began practicing in 2005, specializing in Spine, Lymphedema and Orthopedics

Kelsey Ulrich, OT

Occupational Therapist

  • Master of Occupational Therapy – Maryville University
  • Began practicing in 2009, specializing in Pediatrics

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Todd Wasilewski PT, MBA, Cert. MDT

Senior Physical Therapist

  • Bachelor in Physical Therapy from University of Chattanooga
  • Bachelor in Biology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
  • MBA from William Woods University
  • McKenzie Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis of the Spine
  • Began practicing in 1998, specializing in Spine, Orthopedics and Cardiovascular Rehab

Kate Yamada, MS, ATC

Athletic Trainer

  • Bachelor of Health Management/Athletic Training – Southeast Missouri State University
  • Master of Science in Allied Health Education – Ohio State University
  • Provides athletic training services for Cape Central High School
  • Began practicing in 2007, specializing in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine