Little Rock Office
  10014 N. Rodney Parham, Suite 103
  Little Rock, AR 72227
  Phone: 501-224-5454
  Fax: 501-224-5460

North Little Rock Office:
  4540 JFK Blvd
  North Little Rock, AR 72116
  Phone: 501-758-5555
  Fax: 501-758-5941

Our Staff

Staff Group

Mitzi Gibson

Mitzi Gibson, MSPT

Ms. Gibson received her Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas in 1995. She continued her education with post-graduate training in the area of Women's Health. A former National Director of Women's Health for the HealthSouth Corporation and a former national instructor in the area of Women's Health, Ms. Gibson is now in private practice in Little Rock, AR. A native of Fort Smith, Arkansas, Ms. Gibson now resides in Little Rock, Arkansas. An active member of the International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS) and the Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA), Ms. Gibson specializes in the area of Women's Health physical therapy including prenatal and postpartum issues and pelvic floor dysfunction which includes treatment for both male and female patients. Additionally, Ms. Gibson is very active in the treatment of general orthopedic conditions.

Sam Cheatham 

Sam Cheatham, DPT

A native of Wichita, KS; In 2008 Sam graduated from Harding University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology. Sam graduated in 2011 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Wichita State University and joined the Advanced Physical Therapy team in the Spring of 2011. Sam is a die-hard Kansas Jayhawk fan and enjoys running, outdoor concerts, and playing with her kittens.

Amanda 

Amanda Brooks-Ritchie, DPT

In 2008, Amanda completed a bachelors of science in Health Science Studies from Baylor University.  She graduated from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in 2011 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  Amanda is now pursing a specialization in pelvic rehabilitation as well as a Doctorate of Science in Education; she is passionate about teaching and desires to be an educator at the graduate and post-graduate level.  Amanda joined the Advanced Physical Therapy team in the summer of 2012.  She is a native Texan and enjoys cycling, cooking and traveling with her husband.

Ryan Overbay Ryan Overbay, DPT

Ryan joined the Advanced Physical Therapy team in the spring of 2012. A Native of Paragould, Arkansas, Ryan graduated from Harding University in 2006 with a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science.   Ryan attended Missouri State University and graduated in 2010 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  Ryan is a big sports fan and enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife, his son Grant, family and friends.
Sandy McDonald

Sandy McDonald, PT

Mrs. McDonald received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX in 1992.  She has experience in many different areas of physical therapy including inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation of neurological disorders and of post- surgical and general orthopedic conditions in clients of all ages.

In 1997 Mrs. McDonald started her post graduate training in the area of Women's Health.  She also received her Master's Degree in Adult Education from UALR in 1999.  She then developed training programs for use in assisted living centers and nursing homes to help (male and female) residents with incontinence, pelvic floor dysfunction, and pelvic pain issues.  She joined the Advanced Physical Therapy team in July of 2011.

Mrs. McDonald is a native of Irving, TX but is proud to call central Arkansas her home.  She enjoys cheering on the Razorback football team with her husband and sons and is active in church activities and in her children's school and sports activities.
 
Laura Hadley, DPT

A native of Fort Smith, AR; Laura Hadley graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2010. While pursing her bachelors in Fayetteville, Laura also attended Blue Cliff College and has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2008. Laura attended the University of Central Arkansas where she graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. Laura has been with Advanced Physical Therapy since her graduation in August 2012. Laura recently got engaged and planning for her wedding in October 2014. She enjoys spinning, cooking, and listening to live music.

Laura Blaylock, DPT

Laura was born in Little Rock but grew up in Louisiana. She graduated in 2009 with her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and in 2013, she completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the LSU Health Sciences Center. She is a big fan of the Razorbacks and a marathon runner; she has a goal to run a marathon in every state. Laura also loves to read, ride bikes and spend time with family friends.
Tory Tate

Tory Tate, Office Manager

A native of Pearlington, MS; Tory graduated from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in May of 2001 with an Associate of Applied Science in Travel and Tourism Management. In December of 2006, Tory graduated from Jacksonville State University with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Tory enjoys spending time with her family, taking pictures, traveling, and watching basketball.

Tory joined the Advanced Physical Therapy team in February of 2012.
Trisha Cooper

Trisha Cooper,
Office Manager

A native of Harmony Grove/Benton, Trisha attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where she graduated with a degree in education. A former Lady Razorback, Trisha has always enjoyed sports and is now an avid golfer. When not on the golf course, Trisha enjoys traveling, working in her yard and exercising.

Kim Sanders

Kim Sanders, Office Staff

Kim joined the Advanced Physical Therapy team in August of 2012. She graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 2010 with a degree in Art History and completed her Master's degree at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock in 2013. She enjoys knitting, playing piano and spending time with her husband and cats.
Sara Sabourin 

Sara Sabourin, Office Staff

A native of Hot Springs, AR. Sara has lived in Conway for the past 12 years and joined Advanced Physical Therapy in February 2011. Sara is an avid cat lover and hardcore crafter whose skills include jewelry making, knitting, and macrame, to name a few. Her favorite activities are reading, watching movies, and spending time with her three furry children.

 
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