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.
Cephas Gumbs, PT Cephas Gumbs has more than 16 years
experience as a physical therapist. He is an alumnus of
Tuskegee University and Georgia State University. Since joining
RST in 2003, Cephas has worked with a variety of diagnoses with
emphasis on general orthopaedic and post-surgical diagnoses,
sport medicine, and neurological cases. Prior to joining RST,
Cephas worked in various skilled nursing home facilities in South
Georgia. Cephas strives to provide quality physical therapy that will maximize the functional
mobility and quality of life of his patients.
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 and
serves as RST's aquatic therapist. 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
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 Wall, PTA Jocelyn Wall is a licensed physical therapist
assistant. She is a 2015 graduate of Darton State College. Jocelyn
assists with Rehab Services' aquatic therapy program. She 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. She and
her husband have 2 sons and live in Tifton.
Ron Adams, OTR/L, CHT Ron Adams is a 1995 graduate of the
Medical College of Georgia. He is a licensed occupational therapist and
is the only certified hand therapist within 25 miles of Tifton. Ron's
passion in treating patients is to see them achieve their maximum
rehab potential and return to the quality of life he or she desires. Ron
enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. He and his
wife are active members of their church and serve as youth leaders.
Ron and his wife and two boys live in Douglas.
Brandy McKeown, OTR/L, CLT-LANA Brandy McKeown is a 2000
graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. She is a licensed
occupational therapist and is a certified lymphedema therapist. 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 Donna Case is a 2011 graduate of Darton
College's Occupational Therapy Assistant program. She is a licensed
occupational therapy assistant. 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.
Jill Peters, COTA/L Rehabilitation Services of Tifton is proud to
welcome licensed occupational therapy assistant Jill Peters. She is
a 2012 graduate of Darton College's Occupational Therapy Assistant
program. Jill states, "I enjoy getting to know my patients and helping
them feel good about themselves - physically and emotionally."
Jill is originally from Beloit, Wisconsin and enjoys "junkin'", refinishing
furniture, painting, and gardening.
Fitness & Wellness
John Davis, ATC John Davis is a 1999 graduate of Georgia
Southwestern State University, where he obtained his bachelor of
science in education. John's major was in exercise science, with
an emphasis in sports medicine. He is a board certified athletic
trainer. He and his wife live in Tifton.
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.