The Huntsville, AL clinic features a spacious floor plan and plentiful parking, both of which help us continue to provide our clients with the standard of excellence they deserve and have come to expect.
Scott Johnson, a Huntsville native, co-founded Johnson & Hayes Physical Therapists in January 2003. Scott began playing baseball and basketball at an early age, which he continued through college. He graduated from Grissom High School, where he lettered in baseball and basketball, and went on to play baseball at Gadsden State Community College. He then played baseball at Birmingham-Southern College, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology/Psychology.
Scott went on to receive his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama – Birmingham, and later received a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Alabama – Birmingham. Having undergone physical therapy due to numerous injuries in collegiate sports, Scott always had an interest in the profession. Scott received his Alabama PT license in 1994, and worked as a Physical Therapist/Manager at Baptist Health System for 4 1/2 years. He then worked as a Physical Therapist/Administrator at HealthSouth for 4-1/2 years.
Scott is married to the former Carrie Cason, and they have two children, Sam and Abby. Scott enjoys treating post-operative and nonoperative orthopedic and musculoskeletal injuries with manual therapy emphasis. His areas of interest and expertise include shoulder and knee injuries, scoliosis rehabilitation, and rehabilitation of athletes. In his spare time, Scott loves to spend time with his family and friends, play golf, and serves as a board member with Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Co-Founder, Physical Therapist
Todd Hayes, a Huntsville native, co-founded Johnson & Hayes Physical Therapists in January 2003. Todd has an extensive background in sports. He played baseball and basketball at Grissom High School, where he graduated in 1987. Todd was no stranger to sports related injury; he broke his tibia and fibula in his right leg during a baseball collision. The importance of quality rehabilitation became evident at an extremely young age. After graduation from Grissom, Todd played baseball for two years at Gadsden State Community College, and then went on to play at Lipscomb University.
He received a Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Math upon graduation from Auburn University, and later a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Upon completing his Physical Therapy degree, Todd worked at HealthSouth for three years. He married his high school sweetheart, Monica Lancaster Hayes, and they have three children: Katie, Carter, and Lauren.
In his spare time, Todd loves to coach youth sports, play golf, snow ski, travel and spend time with his family. He enjoys serving on his church mission board and as board member for Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Todd receives extraordinary joy from being a physical therapist because he is able to return people back to the things they love to do.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Susan Adamson from Cullman, Alabama joined the Johnson and Hayes team in March of 2019. Susan chose the Johnson and Hayes team due to the rich history of patient satisfaction and individualized quality of care. Susan played multiple sports in high school including volleyball, softball, and basketball that gave her the passion to pursue her career in Physical Therapy. She received her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from the University of Alabama in Birmingham before pursuing her physical therapist assistant degree from Wallace State Community College. In her spare time she enjoys reading, watching movies, traveling, working out, cycling, spending time with family and is a fanatic basketball fan.
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.
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.
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 orginally 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 first hand how integral Physical Therapy is for any type of rehabilitation after an injury, whether it is an injured athlete, after a 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.
Mary Emily Sockwell
Mary Emily grew up in Muscle Shoals, AL and joined the J&H team in September 2021. She attended Auburn University for her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science and minored in Psychology. She then moved with her husband, Austin, to Chattanooga, TN, where she attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Mary Emily grew up playing high school sports and enjoyed learning about the human body in her anatomy and physiology classes. She always had a passion for serving others and loves the ability to help people of all ages regain mobility and functionality to improve their quality of life. One of her favorite aspects of her career is having the ability to build relationships and rapport with her patients. In her free time, Mary Emily enjoys spending time with her husband, friends, and family. She also enjoys cooking, eating good food, spending time on the lake, and taking her two dogs, Sammie and Copper, on walks.
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.
Sydney Homan will be joining Johnson and Hayes Physical Therapists in May. A record-holding four-time AHSAA state tennis champion, Sydney is a familiar face returning to the Huntsville area where she attended high school and trained at Athletic Club Alabama. A student athlete at Wingate University where she received the national Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award, Sydney realizes the importance of team collaboration and goal-setting. This focus parallels her approach to patient treatment where she emphasizes creative success plans with individualized prescriptions. After having the opportunity to be mentored by Johnson and Hayes during a summer internship, Sydney knew she wanted to return to practice with this expert and caring team.
After graduating in Exercise Science (BS) at Wingate University, Sydney obtained a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with honors (Alpha Eta) from the University of South Alabama in May 2022. Her plans include continued education to specialize in orthopedic physical therapy. An all-sports enthusiast, Sydney also enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing tennis, working out, and walks with her dog Nick.
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.
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.