Jack Bice, a Huntsville native, has been a physical therapist at Johnson & Hayes since 2003. He became interested in the profession after receiving physical therapy many times for various injuries he has sustained. Jack received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Cincinnati and his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama – Birmingham. In his spare time, Jack enjoys cycling and target shooting.
Brooke Bishop, DPT
Brooke Bishop is from Somerville, Alabama and joined Johnson & Hayes Physical Therapists in November of 2021. While Brooke was in high school, she was a varsity cheerleader and she developed an interest in PT when she was receiving therapy for her ankle and lower back. Brooke received her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Psychology from Troy University and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Samford University. While Brooke was a student at Samford University, she did a clinical rotation at Johnson & Hayes and enjoyed the staff and setting so much that she accepted a position with the company after graduation. Brooke’s interests are in pediatrics, lumbopelvic and hip dysfunction, and pelvic floor. Brooke enjoys treating and helping others achieve their goals through therapy. In her free time, she enjoys working out, hiking, being on the lake or at the beach and spending time with family, friends, and her golden retriever, Sally Mae. Brooke is also active in her local church, Whitesburg Baptist.
Certifications for Brooke Bishop PT, DPT include the Herman & Wallace Pelvic floor 1(pelvic floor muscle function, pelvic pain, urinary incontinence, diastasis recti, and pelvic prolapse) and 2A (incontinence, constipation, pudendal nerve dysfunction, and postpartum tears with delivery), and is advancing her knowledge with Pregnancy and Postpartum through the PCES certification and taking further Herman & Wallace courses. Through Dunning DN 1 and DN 2 she holds a Dry Needling certification for upper and lower extremities.
Kendall’s roots are in Knoxville, TN but also claims Huntsville as her home since moving here in 2012 to begin her collegiate volleyball career at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. At UAH, she earned her Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences with an Exercise Physiology cognate. Prior to college, Kendall developed a passion for Physical Therapy through personal experience and shadowing opportunities of various patient populations. It was early she developed a strong drive and passion for patients with neurological disorders affecting mobility and balance. Kendall was accepted into Belmont University’s DPT program where she graduated from in August of 2019 and got married one week later! It only took an 8-week clinical rotation in 2018 for her to know J&H was a special place. In October of 2019, Kendall accepted a position in the Dizziness and Balance program to assist the very patients she is most passionate about. She believes Physical Therapy is a valuable tool to help those with mobility disorders regain an active lifestyle and improve quality of life through movement and community. Outside of work, Kendall enjoys practicing Pilates, hiking, being on the lake, playing volleyball, and spending time with her husband, Conner, family and friends.
CLINIC DIRECTOR, Physical Therapist
Josh Cash, from Huntsville, Alabama, joined the Johnson and Hayes team in August 2016 because he was drawn to the patient-first care that was demonstrated by all of the employees at Johnson and Hayes Physical Therapists. Josh originally was a Physical therapy technician here at Johnson and Hayes Physical Therapists roughly four years ago and has just returned to Huntsville as a full-fledged Physical Therapist.
Josh first became interested in Physical Therapy after injuring his low back playing tennis in high school and experienced firsthand how integral Physical Therapy is for any type of rehabilitation after an injury, whether it is an injured athlete, after surgery, or simply the aches and pains of life. Josh received his Psychology degree from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and went on to receive his Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of South Alabama. In his spare time, Josh enjoys playing Tennis, golf, and mountain biking. He also enjoys watching Alabama football and spending time with friends and family.
Sara Dorr is a Madison native who joined Johnson & Hayes as a physical therapist in 2019. Sara joined for the opportunity to focus on the Vestibular and Balance populations and she loved the quality one on one time that she saw was given to each patient. She has had an interest in physical therapy since high school. She loves getting to help people return to their normal functional levels, improve their understanding of their body, and creating long term goals to help with sustaining function. She played volleyball throughout high school and college and greatly enjoys the work it takes to push to do your best every day. Sara received her Bachelor’s degree from Auburn University and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Belmont University. Sara enjoys spending time with friends and family in her spare time as well as travel and experiencing new foods. Sara also enjoys serving and learning with her church and small group.
Physical Therapist - DPT, MS
Susan DuPre’, a native of Macon, GA, joined the Johnson & Hayes team in its infancy in 2003. She had met Johnson & Hayes owners through church events and, when she learned that they were opening a new, private practice where patients would see their same therapist consistently, and where customer service would be at the top of the list, she actually contacted the owners and asked to be their first PT hire! The owners welcomed her, and she has been in and out as an employee (interrupted by maternity leaves and a calling to homeschool her children) since then, but always looks forward to being a whole-hearted team member at J&H.
Growing up, Susan was a competitive tennis player and played the Southern Circuit for many years through high school. It was through the sports world that Susan became fascinated with the human body and how nutrition and movement play such a huge role in health and function. Her desire was to find a career that would connect her with people one-on-one and enable her to share her knowledge of health and healing with others. She has treated patients in various settings including outpatient orthopedic, home health, and the school system. Her favorite aspect of physical therapy is treating patients with dizziness or balance disorders, which she began doing in 2000.
Susan earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Art History from Vanderbilt University and a Master’s degree in Health and Sport Science from Wake Forest University. She earned her Master’s degree and later her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University. In her spare time (ha!) Susan enjoys spending time with her 4 teenagers and her husband, homeschooling her kids, teaching high school classes, volunteering for Revelation Wellness, the Christian fitness ministry she is involved in, working out, and attending church functions and fellowships.
Bailey Gardner, DPT is from Huntsville, Alabama and joined J&H PT in February of 2023. She is a familiar face returning to the Huntsville area where she was born and raised. Bailey developed an interest in physical therapy when she was a competitive dancer for 16 years growing up and had to receive physical therapy for her lower back at J&H. From there, she was an aide one summer at J&H and fell in love with PT and the J&H staff. Bailey received her Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from Harding University as well as her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Bailey's plans include continuing education in orthopedic physical therapy with plans of becoming a dance physical therapy specialist. Bailey has a special love and interest for adolescent females who participate in the performing arts and who are hypermobile. In her free time, she enjoys working out, hiking and playing with her dog Ozzie and spending time with family and friends.
Patricia "Ricia" Garrard
Ricia Garrard, from Mobile, AL, joined the Johnson & Hayes team in 2004 because she wanted to work with a company that was owned by physical therapists where the needs of the patients were a priority. Growing up, Ricia wanted to find a career where she could combine her love of science with the opportunity to work with people, and physical therapy provided just that. She finds if extremely rewarding to work to improve a patient’s quality of life. Her interests include manual therapy and treating spinal pain ranging from body mechanics and posture training to core stabilization exercises to Pilates. She greatly enjoys instructing individual clients in Pilates training at THE STUDIO at Johnson & Hayes.
Ricia graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech University and received a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama – Birmingham. In her spare time, Ricia loves to travel, work out, hike, read and play with her two very spoiled dogs.
Ethan is from Grant, Alabama and joined the Johnson & Hayes Physical Therapists team in June 2019. Ethan first worked with Johnson & Hayes as a PT tech/aide starting in 2013 and up until his acceptance into PT school in 2016. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science from Auburn University in Fall 2012 and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Southwest Baptist University (SBU) in May 2019. During his time at SBU, Ethan served on multiple international missions to Lima, Peru and Zambia, Africa, providing physical therapy and evangelistic services. Throughout his previous work experiences, as well as his doctorate education, Ethan has learned he loves working in orthopedics and with all age groups, but especially enjoys working in sports rehabilitation. In his spare time, Ethan enjoys playing competitive ultimate frisbee and has been involved with the Huntsville Ultimate community for over 10+ years, traveling throughout the southeast region competing in the open and mixed divisions organized by USA Ultimate. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, McKayla, and family and friends, going to concerts, movies, and playing yard/board games.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Charlene is a Rocket City native, coming from a family joined at the hip with the military (both Army and Marines). She attended St. John Paul II Catholic High School and graduated in 2012. She then obtained her Physical Therapist Assistant Degree from Calhoun Community College in 2018.
Charlene’s first passion was to pursue a career in softball as a pitcher but several injuries precluded her from continuing that quest. After the first of several injuries, Charlene came to Johnson & Hayes where she was impressed by the compassion and professionalism of her therapist, who knew exactly how to provide the proper care and management of her injuries.
Charlene performs volunteer work with the Huntsville Human Society and CampLIFE in Danville, AL. She is the recipient of several awards such as Science Fair Regional Award, MVP and All Area in Softball, and the Huntsville Essay Contest. Charlene was also a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority while attending the University of Alabama-Huntsville.
Charlene is very excited about working at Johnson & Hayes PT. She will be the teammate of Josh Cash, DPT, OCS.
Erin was born and raised in Fayette, Alabama and has lived and worked in Huntsville since 2017. She attended The University of Alabama and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Exercise and Sport Science. She then moved to Austin, Texas to obtain her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2017. Erin has worked in the outpatient setting with both adult and pediatric patients, focusing on orthopedics, neurologic disorders, post-operative, athletics and most recently women's health. Erin is a certified dry needling provider and has completed numerous advanced orthopedic manual courses. In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with her husband and golden retriever, flipping their current home, visiting family, vacationing at the beach and mountains, cooking and gardening.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Lauren is a Physical Therapist Assistant with over 7 years of experience in the Physical Therapy field. She has a wide range of patient experience, having worked with sports and orthopedics to balance and neuro rehabilitation. She is a certified LSVT clinician, specialized in working with the Parkinson's population.
Lydia was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama and is joining the J&H family in July of 2023. She is returning to Huntsville after completing her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Emory University. Lydia was once a patient at J&H while being a competitive dancer for 15 years when she battled several injuries. She then started falling in love with the profession and became an aide at J&H while completing school. Lydia is now excited to complete the circle by being a full time PT in the J&H family. Within physical therapy, Lydia has a passion for both orthopedic and neurologic populations with a special interest in performing arts physical therapy for adolescent patients. In her free time Lydia enjoys taking dance classes, reading, and spending time with her friends and family!
Jacqueline "Jacqy" Stone
Jacqy Stone, a Huntsville native, joined the Johnson & Hayes team in 2003 because it was privately owned, already had wonderful team of therapists on staff, and had a reputation of treating patients throughout their complete recovery process. Jacqy chose the profession of physical therapy because she desired a vocation which allowed her to stay active and assist others in achieving their goals using science and hard work. She especially enjoys treating patients who have orthopaedic issues including trauma, multiple fractures, total joint arthroscopy, cervical/lumbar spine (general pain), shoulder, knee, ankle and epicondylitis.
Jacqy received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Music at the University of Montevallo, and a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama – Birmingham. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cycling, hiking and playing with her dogs. She is a member of APTA, The Orthopaedic & Geriatric Sections and Alabama PTA.
Business Development, Alabama
Karen Strickland is a Huntsville native and joined Johnson & Hayes in 2015 as Marketing Director. Karen attended the University of Alabama and the University of North Alabama where she played scholarship tennis. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in both Marketing and Finance.
Karen enjoys spending time with her husband and their two daughters and their husbands. She also continues to enjoy competitive tennis locally and traveling to tournaments, beach trips with friends and involvement with her church at Church of the Highlands.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Felicia Smith moved from her hometown of Melbourne, FL and joined the Huntsville, AL team at Johnson and Hayes in May of 2023. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida in Exercise and Sports Science with a minor in coaching. Her passion for educating and training others to obtain a healthier, functional lifestyle led her to attain a Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Eastern Florida State College. In her physical therapy career, she has experience working in skilled nursing facilities and outpatient orthopedics. In her spare time, she loves outdoor activities, dogs, gardening, and traveling, hoping to pursue an opportunity to coach volleyball.