Meet The Team
Physical Therapist and Founder of Midland Physical Therapy, Inc.
Sheila founded Midland Physical Therapy, Inc. in 1995. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy in 1990 from Oakland University and completed her Master’s Certificate in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy in 1992. She has been a member of the Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy as well as the American Physical Therapy Association and Michigan Physical Therapy Association. Sheila received the 2004 Outstanding Clinical Instructor Award from the Michigan Physical Therapy Association. She has lived in Midland since 1993 and has two adult daughters, Katy and Becky, whom she is very proud of.
Kristi earned her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy at Des Moines Univerisity in 1998. She completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science in 1994 at Michigan State University while starting for the soccer team all four years. Kristi enjoys combining her knowledge in exercise and manual techniques to help her patients improve their function. She continues in her love for animals especially her dogs and cooking for her family and friends.
Ryan earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Central Michigan University in 2013, and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2009. Prior to coming to Midland, he completed an intensive one year manual therapy fellowship experience in Ithaca, Michigan, and uses a wide variety of manual techniques to help his patients achieve their goals. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and Michigan Physical Therapy Association.
Sara earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Central Michigan University in 2009 and her Bachelor of Science in 2004. She had completed clinical affiliations in a variety of settings and most recently has worked in an outpatient setting for 7 years. Sara enjoys spending time with her family, especially her two boys.
Jeff received his Physical Therapy degree from The Medical College of Georgia in 1988 and his certificate in Athletic Training from Samford University in 1990. He developed an interest in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries dating back to his days participating in youth and high school sports. Jeff enjoys hiking, bowling and watching MSU basketball.
Sarah graduated from Delta College with her Associates for Physical Therapist Assistant in 2007, working in a variety of outpatient and long-term care settings since. She graduated from Flint School of Therapeutic Massage in 2014. She has also earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Findlay in 2016. She has lived in Midland all of her life while raising three children who are now all grown and out of state. She enjoys kayaking, camping, live music, traveling (mostly to see her children) and doing all of the things that Midland has to offer!
Jessica currently attends Central Michigan University (CMU) where she is studying molecular biology as an undergraduate and plans to continue onto graduate school there as well. Upon completing her education, she hopes to find a position that allows her to conduct research in the field of molecular biology; hopefully, a fulfilling position that will allow her to combine her love of science and helping others. Her passion for helping others is a primary reason she loves working at Midland PT. Jessica truly enjoys getting to know our patients and learning about their adventures. In her free time, she enjoys camping and traveling around our beautiful state.
Linda grew up in the Midland Area and went on to earn her Associate’s Business Degree from Tarrant County College in Texas. She subsequently began her career in the hospitality industry, helping small businesses grow. After several years as a Purchasing Agent in Manufacturing and at American Airlines, she moved back to Midland to be nearer to family. Linda’s lifelong passion is volunteering, which led her to become a Big Sister volunteer for the past 21 years at at Big Brothers Big Sisters. Linda’s natural ability to relate well to people and her hospitable personality allow her to fit right into the Midland Physical Therapy family as a support staff employee.
Janice started working at Midland PT in December 2020. She studied at Northwood University and has worked in office management and computer services for more than 28 years. She balances her time between family and two jobs. Janice helps out with the office work as well as supports the clinical staff. She loves getting to know the patients, and is blessed to be able to work with the staff. She was raised in Sanford, Michigan. She loves spending time with her family, especially her 5 grandkids. She enjoys keeping saltwater fish and corals and loves her dogs, camping, and travel.
Medical Office Professional
Brittnee joined Midland Physical Therapy in March 2008 and earned her Associates degree as a Medical Office Professional from Delta College in 2011. Her role at Midland Physical Therapy consists of scheduling, front desk tasks, assisting with billing, as well as supporting our clinical staff. She enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, going to the movie theater and singing in her church choir.
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