Andy Ellis, PT Andy Ellis obtained his Bachelors of Science in
Physical Therapy from Georgia State University. He is the President of
Rehabilitation Services of Tifton, which he opened in 1983, as well as
Rehabilitation Services of Coffee, which he opened in 1995. In the past,
he has served on the Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy, served
on the Board of Directors of the Physical Therapy Association of
Georgia, and co-chaired the Sports Medicine Seminar for 20 years.
Andy is a current member of the American Physical Therapy
Association and the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia. Andy
and his wife Pam live in Tifton and have one daughter and three sons.
Pam Ellis, PTA Pam Ellis is a licensed physical therapist assistant
and has over 30 years of experience. She obtained her associate of
science in physical therapy from University of Alabama at
Birmingham. Pam has extensive experience in a wide variety of
diagnoses. Pam states, "I really enjoy getting to know each patient.
It is such a joy to see them doing the things they love again - without
pain." Pam enjoys spending time with family, watching sports -
especially the Braves, gardening, and needlepoint. Pam and her
husband Andy live in Tifton and have one daughter and three sons.
Roxanne Tyler, PTA Roxanne Tyler is a licensed physical
therapist assistant and has been with RST for over 20 years. She
obtained her associate of science in allied health from Abraham
Baldwin College and her physical therapist assistant training
from Thomas Technical Institute. Roxanne has experience with a
wide variety of diagnoses including many orthopedic conditions.
Her goal in treating patients is to make sure they get back to
their daily activities and the things they enjoy as quickly and safely as possible. Roxanne and
her husband and daughter live in Ocilla. She enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and
being involved with church.
Jocelyn Tarrant, PTA Jocelyn Tarrant is a licensed physical
therapist assistant. She is a 2015 graduate of Darton State College.
states, "I enjoy working with my patients and getting to know them.
Seeing the positive impact I have on their lives by helping them feel
better and getting back to their normal function makes my heart smile!
Like the saying goes, 'if you do what you love, you'll never have to work
a day in your life.'" Jocelyn enjoys spending time with her family.
Heather Garces, PTA Heather Garces began working with our
fitness center as a student in high school. Having a passion for
helping people, Heather pursued a career as a physical therapist
assistant. She is a 2017 graduate of Albany State University.
Heather feels it is rewarding to see patients achieve their goals
while working with them throughout the healing process. She is a
native of Tifton and enjoys going to the beach, spending time with
family, and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs.
Brandy McKeown, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, CLWT Brandy McKeown
is a 2000 graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. She is a
licensed occupational therapist, a certified lymphedema therapist,
and a certified wound therapist. Brandy is the director of RST's
office. Brandy states, "It is very gratifying to help a patient who
didn't even think there was help available. It is the best feeling to
know that I help people live full and productive lives." Brandy enjoys
yard work and traveling and is an active member of her church.
She, her husband, daughter, and son live in Tifton.
Donna Case, COTA/L, CLWT Donna Case is a 2011 graduate of
Darton College's Occupational Therapy Assistant program. She is a
licensed occupational therapy assistant and certified wound therapist.
One of her favorite quotes is "Life is meant to be lived, but if we live
without making a difference it makes no difference that we lived." She
loves making a positive difference in her patients' lives. Donna has a
passion for treating patients with lymphedema. As a one-time patient
herself, she has empathy for her patients. Donna lives in Tifton and
enjoys traveling, photography, scrapbooking, helping out in the family
cake shop, and spending time with her family, friends, and pets.
Kristen Sims, COTA/L Kristen Sims is a 2018 graduate of Albany
State University's Occupational Therapy Assistant program. She
lives in Fitzgerald with her husband, son, and daughter. Kristen
loves being able to help her patients while at the same time getting
to know them. She enjoys shopping, camping and spending time
with her family and friends.
Rehabilitation Services of Tifton has a strong support staff to ensure that you have a positive experience with all aspects of your treatment. Some of the support staff's duties include aiding therapists, scheduling, helping fitness members, filing insurance, and conducting day-to-day operations.