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Get To Know The J&H Physical Therapists: Nathaniel Lang, DPT

Nathaniel Lang, DPT

Years with Johnson & Hayes:  Joined the J&H team in June 2020

J&H Clinic Location: Madison, Balch Crossing

Work History:  Throughout his career, Nathaniel has worked with various patient populations from general orthopedic, sports medicine, vestibular, neurological and sport performance.

Family:  Nathaniel is married to Tiaya Lang and recently welcomed a new daughter Harper Reed.

Where are You From?  Snead, Alabama

How Did You Become Interested in Physical Therapy?  I developed an interest in physical therapy after multiple injuries in high school.

Education:  Nathaniel received his Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Troy University and his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Nathaniel is also a board-certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Nathaniel recently completed his Orthopedic Manual Therapy certification through the Institute of Advanced Musculoskeletal Treatments.

Favorite Hobbies: Nathaniel enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing golf, and working in the yard.

Get To Know The J&H Physical Therapists: Drew Stanford, DPT

Drew Stanford, DPT

Years with Johnson & Hayes:  5

J&H Clinic Location: Madison, Balch Crossing

Favorite Food: It’s a tie between steak and ice cream

Favorite Hobby:  Hunting, fishing, spending time at the lake, or really anything outdoors

If you weren’t a PT you would be? A baseball coach

Fun Fact: I grew up playing baseball throughout high school and college, but in the fall I’m mildly obsessed with college football.

Random Fact:. I like to play the guitar, but I have a tendency to only learn parts of songs, never really learning them from beginning to end.

Get To Know The J&H Physical Therapists: Ethan Hodges, DPT

Ethan Hodges, DPT

Years with Johnson & Hayes:  1

J&H Clinic Location:  Huntsville

Favorite Food: Kansas City BBQ

Favorite Hobby: Ultimate frisbee

If you weren’t a PT you would be? I would be still living at home with my parents and being an aide for Jack Bice, PT.

Fun Fact: I traveled to two “Wonders of the World” in less than one year – Machu Picchu in Peru and Victoria Falls in Zambia, Africa

Favorite Bands: Switchfoot & NEEDTOBREATHE

Get to know the J&H Physical Therapists: Josh Cash, DPT, OCS

Josh Cash, DPT, OCS

Years with Johnson & Hayes:  4

J&H Clinic Location:  Huntsville

Favorite Food: Anything and everything my wife cooks.

Favorite Hobby: Golf, tennis and walks with my family

If you weren’t a PT you would be? A WWE star (nicknamed Major Cash).

Fun Fact: I once wakeboarded with X-Games Winner/World Champion wakeboarder Shaun Murray

Fun Fact #2: People say my doppleganger is “Tom” from The Black List.

Get to know the J&H Physical Therapists: Jessica Hissam, DPT

Jessica Hissam, DPT

Years with Johnson & Hayes:  1

J&H Clinic Location:  Madison-Hughes Road

Favorite Food: Mexican Food- My DPT Superlative that my class chose for me when I graduated was “Most Likely to Work for Tacos.” (Jess is a big foodie at heart. She even has a personal blog with lists of the best Mexican restaurants in Huntsville, B’ham, Atlanta and Austin, TX.

Favorite Hobby: Graphic and Interior Design: Jess has a sketch book and inspiration boards of interior design for her home.

If you weren’t a PT you would be? A Wedding or Event Planner- not because I am a romantic (I’m not one at all), but because I am very detail oriented and I love using my creativity outlet to bring visions and designs to real life.

Fun Fact: I have planned and hosted 8 bachelorette parties that were all laid back and suited each bride’s personality. In addition, I have planned 6 bridal showers/teas.

Fun Fact #2: The spreadsheets that my mom and I composed together for my wedding day were so impressive to other vendors, they wanted a copy because they could not believe my mom and I color coded every item!

Fun Fact #3: I always get asked how I wake up in the morning since I was born deaf and don’t sleep with my cochlear implants. My alarm clock shakes my mattress (and I can’t tell you how many times it scared my roommates/friends/my husband for the first time haha)

Get to know the J&H Physical Therapists: Susan Dupre, DPT

Susan Dupre, DPT

J&H Clinic Location: Huntsville, Alabama

Years with Johnson & Hayes: 17

Favorite Food: It’s a tie: Dark chocolate or my mom’s sweet potato casserole recipe (not together!)

Favorite Hobby: Creating home workouts indoors and outdoors for myself and others.

If you weren’t a PT you would be? A fitness trainer

Fun Fact: I have 4 teenagers, all of whom are homeschooled (this explains a lot about me, doesn’t it)?!

Fun Fact #2: I am certified as a Group Fitness Instructor and serve as part of a fitness ministry called Revelation Wellness, also using the platform to teach teens and adult women how to keep their bodies and minds healthy.

Get to know the J&H Physical Therapists: Brent Congo, DPT, OCS, MTC

Brent Congo, DPT, OCS, MTC

J&H Clinic Location: Madison – Hughes Road, Alabama

Years with Johnson & Hayes: 17

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Hobby: Coaching baseball and boating

If you weren’t a PT you would be? A farmer. (Actually, I was a farmer prior to becoming a PT).  In the picture I am teaching my daughter to drive a cotton picker!

Fun Fact: When I was in high school I competed in the National FFA Organization cattle judging.

Fun Fact #2: I can eat a whole Gigi’s Cupcakes cupcake in one bite (so he says).