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4011 Chapman Hwy, Suite J
Knoxville, TN 37920
(865) 573-6458
Fax: (865) 577-8147

Staff

Amy Myers, PT

Amy Myers, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Amy first discovered physical therapy as a high school athlete. Knee aches and pains sent her to a physical therapy clinic, and that led her to her future career. She graduated from East Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Physical Therapy in 1997. With a desire to be a better clinician, she went on to earn a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University in 2007. Amy focuses on orthopedics and sports rehab.

Amy’s clinical interests and training include:

  • Credentialed APTA clinical instructor, helping train the next generation of PTs.
  • Treatment of spine disorders using the Maitland approach.
  • Treatment of running-related injuries, female athletes, and proper footwear recommendation.
  • Higher-level coursework in vestibular rehabilitation.
  • Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist with emphasis on computer station set-up.

Outside of the clinic, Amy enjoys running with her dog, home projects, biking, hiking and cooking with her husband and friends.

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Kailyn Sorensen, DPT

Kailyn Sorensen, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Kailyn pursued her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in Florida and brought her enthusiasm and knowledge to Foothills in 2015. Her grandfather’s knee surgery inspired her to pursue a career in physical therapy and contributed to her passion for functional rehabilitation. Kailyn is trained in the Paris Approach for treatment of spinal dysfunctions. The Paris Approach is hands on treatment focusing on relieving pain through improving joint mobility.

Kailyn’s clinical interests and training include:

  • Advanced Training in Paris Approach to Manual Therapy
  • Treatment of post-operative patients
  • Functional Rehabilitation
  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Work Station Ergonomics

Outside of the clinic, Kailyn enjoys, walking, tennis, Pure Barre Classes and spending time with her family and friends.

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LaDawn Wolfe-Carr, PTA, ATC

LaDawn Wolfe, PTA, ATC

Physical Therapy Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer

LaDawn began working with Foothills in 1999 after graduating with a Physical Therapy Assistant degree from South College. LaDawn enjoys working with high school athletes, and in 2004, furthered her knowledge by becoming a Certified Athletic Trainer. She is currently our Outreach Coordinator for the sports programs at Johnson University.
LaDawn’s clinical interests and training include:

  • Advanced training in Maitland & Mulligan approaches to manual therapy.
  • Extensive sports medicine continuing education.
  • Certified Kinesio Taping practitioner.
  • Credentialed APTA clinical instructor.
  • Advanced proficiency PTA distinction awarded by APTA.

Outside the clinic, LaDawn enjoys the outdoors through whitewater kayaking and rafting, rock climbing, hiking and her love for cooking, wine, reading and friends.

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