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Total Health Rehab

Total Health Therapists

No matter where your starting point is or what your ultimate goals are, there is a Total Health team member here to help you achieve your milestones safely, efficiently, and with guidance and planning for the long term.

Zach Collett

Zach Collett, PT, DPT 

Zach joined Total Health in 2014 after receiving his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Langston University.  Zach also holds a Bachler’s in Athletic Training from Oklahoma State University, and a Masters in Health Promotion/ Wellness Management from Missouri State University.  Prior to becoming a physical therapist Zach worked as an Athletic Trainer for 8 years; working with several athletic teams providing acute injury care, rehab progression, prevention care, and post-surgical treatment.  During that time he was a professor at Northeastern University for 6 years in their Health and Kinesiology Department. 

Zach has special interests in MDT, sports, and orthopedic physical therapy but enjoys the diverse patient population at Total Health.  He is currently working towards secondary certifications in these areas, and helps provide athletic training coverage for local events in the area. 

Zach and his family enjoy OSU sporting events, spending time on the lake, and all things Disney. 

Kelly Connelly

Kelly Connelly, COTA

Kelly is a baseball mom through and through and an avid OSU fan as well.  When she is not cheering on her 2 sons or the Cowboys she works as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.  Kelly has 14 years experience as a COTA and has worked in a variety of settings: outpatient, inpatient and homehealth.   Kelly helps patients regain range of motion, strength, endurance and safety to be independent with activities of daily living.

Kelly graduated from OSU with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and therefore enjoys working with pediatric patients as well as patients of all ages.  Kelly obtained her Associates Degree from Oklahoma City Community College in 2000.  Kelly has been employed with SMC for 3 years and loves working and laughing with people, helping them to get better and making them smile.

Joe Eastman

JOE EASTMAN, PT

Joe Eastman specializes in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy for Total Health while also adding to the team his vast knowledge in virtually every facet of physical therapy. Most recently, Joe’s interests and continued training led him to the forefront of a new field, Visceral Manipulation. This groundbreaking technique evaluates and treats the dynamics of motion and suspension in relation to organs, membranes, fascia and ligaments, as taught by the Barral Institute.  He has also added training in Craniosacral Therapy Treatments from the Upledger Institute, which is having ground breaking success noted through recent support from the Ricky Williams Foundation, in treatment of both athletes with concussion syndromes as well as soldiers with PTSD.

With over four decades of physical therapy experience, Joe has worked in small and large hospitals, intensive care units, wound care, pediatrics, orthopedics, ergonomics and more. Trust Joe with your rehabilitation knowing he puts all of his knowledge, training and expertise into each patient’s recovery.

Jeromy Jones

JEROMY JONES, PT

Think of Jeromy Jones as more than a physical therapist or athletic trainer. Think of him as a teacher, confidante and partner on your road to better health. As a physical therapist, Jeromy has primary focus on orthopedics, sports and manual therapy for various musculoskeletal conditioning. Jeromy is an APTA Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialists. He holds additional credentials geared toward the athletic population as a NATA Certified Athletic Trainer and NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

As a Total Health team member, he treats a variety of patients from injured athletes to the geriatric populations. Jeromy also works as a Total Health Fitness instructor for the evening Bootcamp class. Regardless of the patient’s condition or demographic, Jeromy places a great emphasis on education to offer extra tools for success beyond physical therapy. 

Jeromy earned a Doctorate of physical therapy from Alabama State University, Master’s in physical therapy from Wichita State University, and his Bachelor’s from Southwestern College with a double major in athletic training and health education. He also understands the importance of educating future health care professionals like himself, serving as the Total Health Center Coordinator for Clinical Education. In addition, Jeromy works as an adjunct professor in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at Langston University, teaching musculoskeletal assessment for extremities and spine along with exercise science and sports.

Lisa Hughes

LISA HUGHES, PT

After graduation from Oklahoma State University, Lisa Hughes continued her education at Texas Woman’s University where she earned her Master’s degree in physical therapy in 2000.

Lisa has spent her career working in wide variety of settings including home health, inpatient care, outpatient and school based therapy. Lisa has been with Total Health since 2012 and serves as the Clinical manager of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy services.

Lisa enjoys dividing her time between helping patients reach their functional goals and assisting Total Health and Total Health staff to be unsurpassed in the therapy community. When not at work, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband who is a football coach for Stillwater High School and her 3 children.

 

KRISTEN KEETON, OT/R

Kristen is one of the newest additions to Total Health. She brings creative ideas and enthusiasm to our Occupational Therapy team. After completing her undergraduate studies at Southern Nazarene University, Kristen earned her Masters of Occupational Therapy at the Universityof Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. 

From pediatrics to post-surgical shoulder surgeries, Kristen truly receives joy from helping each of her patients regain independence with everyday activities. She will listen carefully to each need to determine meaningful goals and develop a treatment plan to meet each patient’s individual needs. 

In her free time, Kristen enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her friends, family and her dog. 

Stacy Lacy

STACY LACY, PTA

Stacy Lacy works hand-in-hand with her patients to achieve the ultimate results no matter if they are working to regain motion or reduce pain. Partnering with her clients, she sets goals and creates direct pathways to achieving success through healthy objectives and loving inspiration.

Backing her passion to help people is Stacy’s educational and career experience. She earned a bachelor’s degree in physiology and a master’s degree in exercise science, both from Oklahoma State University. Stacy then went on to attend physical therapist assistant school in Pueblo, Colorado.

After graduation, she started practicing and has since achieved several honors including being recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association with the award of advanced proficiency of the PTA for treatment of the musculoskeletal physical therapy. In 2010, Stacy achieved certification to become a Certified Integrated Manual Therapist.

Lucky for us, Stacy has been a Total Health team member since 2002. She focused on a branch of manual therapy called visceral manipulation and has been trained extensively in the treatment of connective tissue and organ restrictions of the thoracic, abdominal and pelvic regions.

Leslie Norrid

LESLIE NORRID, PTA

Leslie Norrid, PTA graduated cum laude from Oklahoma City University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. While at OCU she participated in varsity women’s basketball and won 3 National Championships in her four years. Leslie then went on to attend Oklahoma City Community College’s Physical Therapy Assistant program where she earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science and was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Being a former collegiate athlete, Leslie is able to identify with athletes and is passionate about helping them return to the sports they love as quickly as possible. While not working, Leslie enjoys reading, watching and participating in sports, and baking.

Julie Ray

JULIE RAY, PT

As a physical therapist for the past 15 years, Julie has a strong background in orthopedic, neurological and manual therapy. Julie has spent the majority of her career working with medically complex patients and enjoys working with patients of all ages. Over the last 6 years, she has expanded her practice to include pediatrics.

Julie has studied extensively over the last six years therapeutic techniques to improve mobility among the pediatric population. She has enjoyed developing these skills and helping children and their families reach their goals.

Julie has a Bachelor of Science from Oklahoma Baptist University in Exercise Science, a Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Oklahoma State University.

When not working as a physical therapist at Total Health, Julie loves spending time with her family including her three children who enjoy golfing, camping and hiking. Julie also enjoys singing and recently marked off an item on her bucket list by being in a musical.

 

AUBREY RIMER. PT, DPT

Aubrey is a physical therapist with a particular interest in Women’s Health. In 2015, she graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy, including clinical rotations in Orthopedics (Tukwila, WA), Inpatient Rehab (HealthSouth, Albuquerque, NM), and Acute Care/Burns, and Women’s Health (UNM Teaching Hospital, Albuquerque, NM). In addition to her graduate studies, she has completed course work focusing on incontinence, pelvic floor dysfunctions, and pelvic pain. These common challenges, faced by both women and men, comprise the core of her current research.

Prior to graduate school, Aubrey became a certified yoga teacher (YT200) and taught group classes the Viniyoga tradition at a studio in Austin, Texas. Later, she volunteered at United Hospital and Hennepin County Medical Center in the Twin Cities while completing prerequisites at Minneapolis Community and Technical College and St. Paul College. As an undergraduate student, Aubrey spent a year studying abroad at Linköping University in Sweden and another year at Texas State University in San Marcos. In 2009, she completed her Bachelor’s of Arts in Anthropology with a minor in Geography ultimately at the University of New Mexico.

Outside the clinic, Aubrey is a baker of scones; she is a distance cyclist, having completed two cross-state rides (Iowa and Wisconsin), and she is avid fan of contemporary dance.

Becky Speer

REBECCA (BECKY) SPEER, PT

Rebecca Speer graduated with a Master of Physical Therapy in 2001 from the prestigious Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Since graduation, Rebecca has enjoyed working in multiple settings including; acute care, wound care team and various out-patient physical therapy clinics for exposure to different treatment techniques. Becky earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree through Utica, NY in 2014.

Becky likes to travel and has worked in multiple states to include Texas, North Carolina, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. She enjoys being a member of the Total Health therapy team since 2010 and likes working with patients of all ages. Becky uses an osteopathic approach with therapy to address various types of pain and functional limitations. Becky also holds a certification as a practitioner in kinesio tex taping (CKTP).

When not at work, Becky and her two active boys enjoy outdoor activities, Boy Scouts, and reading. Becky also loves to volunteer to her community whether it be through her church, United Way or AMBUCS. 

DeNeal Toews

DENEAL TOEWS, SLP

DeNeal Toews loves having the opportunity to better the lives of others no matter their age. From infants to geriatrics, she dedicates her life to helping those with communication, swallowing and feeding disorders.

You can tell DeNeal is a hard-working, determined and passionate person and caregiver through her kind words and academic accolades. She has put her heart into serving others and it easily shows through her compassionate touch and background in education.

Through years of hard work, DeNeal accomplished numerous academic achievements. She received a bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from Oklahoma State University. While in school she achieved several awards and was involved in academic organizations including the Alpha Epsilon Lambda honor society. Her path to educational success didn’t stop there. DeNeal graduated summa cum laude in 2001 with a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Oklahoma.

DeNeal worked in the public school system for eight years and has been a valuable team member of Total Health since that time.  Most recently, DeNeal has obtained a certification in LSVT LOUD to help those living with Parkinson’s Disease. 

Tasha Vega

ANASTACIA VEGA, PT

Anastacia (Tasha) grew up in Northwest Oklahoma, Enid area.  She graduated from OSU with B.S. Degree in Nutritional Science -Allied Health in 2011 and then completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from OU Health Science Center in May 2014.  

The majority of Tasha’s experience has been in small rural settings and getting to treat a variety of patients from acute care to out-patient rehab, this has allowed Tasha to be a well-rounded and knowledgeable therapist in a wide variety of treatment types and diagnoses.  Tasha does have a special interest with the neurologically involved population as well as with pediatrics. 

Tasha enjoys being able to work one-on-one with her patients.  She feels that one-on-one care is important in order to understand patient concerns and the goals they want to reach.  Being a Physical Therapist is truly rewarding for Tasha, “I get to be a part of the solution and get to know patient's along the course of their rehab, and help them obtain their goals and improve their quality of life.”

When Tasha is not working, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and traveling to visit them and explore new places. Her hobbies include baking, reading, and spending time outside to enjoy the weather and outdoor activities.

Tammy Wales

TAMMY WALES, OT/R,

Tammy’s career in healthcare has been extensive and varied with all experiences serving to prepare her for her role here at Total Health. She began working as a CNA for Stillwater Medical Center in the early 1980’s before graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Central State University in 1986. She worked as a RN in intensive care, ER and finally as director of a home health agency when the longing to deliver undivided care and education to patients lead her to further her education and become an occupational therapist. 

Tammy graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 1999 with a B.S. in Occupational Therapy and began working at Stillwater Medical Center. She has worked as an occupational therapist in a variety of settings including acute care, rehab, home health, long term care, and school based therapy.  She joined the team at Total Health in 2006 helping individuals regain functional use of their upper extremities to return to meaningful activities. In 2009, she was able to combine her nursing and therapy backgrounds as she became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist and began treating individuals who have difficulty managing swelling caused by a variety of complex medical conditions. Over the course of 5 years, the need for this type of treatment grew and Tammy now spends most work days treating only people with lymphedema. 

In her free time, Tammy enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 young adult children along with their dogs, chickens, and cows. She loves “dirt therapy” working on their land and in her flower beds and garden.  You will find her in the kitchen or working on some DIY project when the weather forces her inside. Her friends and family look forward to those “indoor days” of good treats from the kitchen.

 

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Meet Dr. Mark Paden
Dr. Mark Paden is a native of Ponca City, Oklahoma. He attended Oklahoma State University and then the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine where he was a clinical instructor for musculoskeletal pathology. Click to read more about Dr. Paden.