Physical and occupational therapy

Our Therapists

Our inpatient and outpatient therapy teams include licensed therapists with advanced certifications and training across a full range of rehabilitation services. Meet the team:

Rick Kristoffersen, PT, Director of Rehabilitation ServicesRick Kristoffersen, PT, is the Director of Rehabilitation Services. He specializes in physical therapy for knees, shoulders, feet and ankles, as well as sports medicine, orthopedics and workers compensation. Rick earned his bachelor of science in physical therapy from The University of Kansas.
Allie Barnett, MS, OTR/L, CHTAllie Barnett, MS, OTR/L, CHT, is a Certified Hand Therapist with advanced training in Astym® treatment. She specializes in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation, soft tissue therapy, custom orthosis fabrication and ergonomic assessments. She earned her bachelor of science in psychology from Culver-Stockton College and her master of science in occupational therapy from Washington University – St. Louis.
Jason Brinkman, MPTJason Brickman, MPT, specializes in physical therapy for knees, hips, shoulders and ankles, as well as sports medicine and orthopedics. He also has advanced training in Sportsmetrics™ (a type of ACL injury prevention). Jason earned his bachelor of science in biology and his master of physical therapy from Rockhurst University.
Janet Carson, PTJanet Carson, PT, is an inpatient physical therapist who specializes in post-surgical rehabilitation. She earned her bachelor of science in physical therapy from The University of Kansas.
Barry Engelken, MSPTBarry Engelken, MSPT, specializes in physical therapy for knees, hips, shoulders, feet and ankles, as well as sports medicine and orthopedics. He earned his bachelor of science in human biology and his master of physical therapy from The University of Kansas.
Laurie Garber, OTR/L, CHTLaurie Garber, OTR/L, CHT, is a Certified Hand Therapist. She specializes in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation, and custom orthosis fabrication. She earned her bachelor of science in occupational therapy from The University of Kansas.
Kristi Hansen, OTR/L, CHTKristi Hansen, OTR/L, CHT, is a Certified Hand Therapist. She specializes in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation, and custom orthosis fabrication. She earned her bachelor of science in occupational therapy from Newman University. (She also completed pre-occupational therapy courses at Kansas State University.)
Michelle Hodge, PT, DPTMichelle Hodge, PT, DPT, specializes in physical therapy for the spine, hips and lower extremities, as well as orthopedics. She earned her bachelor of science in exercise science from Truman State University and her doctorate of physical therapy from Creighton University. She also completed an orthopedic residency at Creighton University Medical Center.
Stephanie S. Jones, MPTStephanie S. Jones, MPT, is an inpatient physical therapist who specializes in post-surgical rehabilitation, manual therapy, geriatrics and home health. She also has experiencing treating muscle imbalances, acute injuries and neurological injuries. Stephanie earned her bachelor of science in business administration from Jackson State University and her master of science in physical therapy from Wichita State University.
Chris Karson, PTChris Karson, PT, specializes in Astym® treatment (soft tissue therapy) and sports medicine, including rehabilitation for running injuries. Cris earned his bachelor of science in physical therapy from The University of Kansas.
Hannah Rawson, PT, DPTHannah Rawson, PT, DPT, specializes in physical therapy for knees, hips, shoulders and ankles, as well as orthopedics. She earned her bachelor of science in exercise movement science and her doctorate of physical therapy from Missouri State University.
Scott Steenhard, MPT, OCSScott Steenhard, MPT, OCS, is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and Certified Manual Therapist. He specializes in physical therapy for the spine, shoulders and lower extremities, as well as manual therapy and orthopedics. He earned his bachelor of science in life science from Kansas State University and his master of physical therapy from Wichita State University.
Cindy Vickers, MS, OTR/L, CHTCindy Vickers, MS, OTR/L, CHT, is a Certified Hand Therapist. She specializes in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation, and custom orthosis fabrication. Cindy earned her master of science in occupational therapy from The University of Kansas.
Amy Wastler, MPTAmy Wastler, MPT, specializes in physical therapy for knees, hips, shoulders and ankles, as well as manual therapy and orthopedics. She earned her bachelor of science in biology and her master of physical therapy from Rockhurst University.

If you have questions, need assistance, or would like to schedule an appointment, please call 913-319-7633.