Since opening in 2005, Abilene Physical Therapy has been serving the Abilene and surrounding areas with exceptional skill and care. We enjoy helping residents of our community recover from injury and return to normal home, occupational and recreational activities.
Tonya Mills, PT and Owner
Tonya is a PT and owner of Abilene Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab. Tonya graduated from Wichita State University in 1990 and opened APT in 2005. Tonya has special training in Womens Health, manual therapy techniques for spine and ribs and she is also ASTYM and NESTA certified.
Tonya enjoys the outdoors, gardening, traveling, cooking and a new hobby of scuba diving. She is married to Sean and has two sons Colton and Cade.
Adam Burns, DPT, CMTPT
Adam has been with Abilene Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab since 2008. He earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2004. He completed his undergraduate study at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Adam has received certification in the ASTYM system, LSVT BIG treatment of Parkinson's Disease and is a Certified Speed, Agility, and Quickness specialist with NESTA. He has completed certification in Dry Needling treatment. He has also completed additional education in Vestibular Rehabilitation.
Adam is originally from Siloam Springs, AR and continues to pull for the Razorbacks. He enjoys various studies and group activities with his church in Abilene and a favorite Bible passage is Romans 5:1-8. He and his wife, Kari, have three daughters: Madelyn, Kamryn and Leah. He can often be found working in his yard and garden, playing ball in the yard with his girls or enjoying other sporting activities with his family.
Kathy Woodard, PT
Kathy is an Abilene native and graduated from the University of Kansas with her BS in Physical Therapy in 1985. Over the years, she has worked in a variety of settings, most recently in the hospital, nursing home, and home health.
Kathy has 2 grown children, Cassidy and Alex, and loves to spend time with them. She also enjoys traveling, playing music, and knitting in her spare time. She is active in the Abilene Municipal Band and volunteers both at Great Plains Theatre and as treasurer for Boy Scout Troop 40.
Elizabeth Scarbrough, OTR/L
Elizabeth is a Licensed Occupational Therapist (OT). She earned her master’s degree in Arizona at A.T. Still University in 2018. She was inspired to follow her career path after having a life-changing experience with OT who helped her regain full use of her hand.
Elizabeth joined Abilene Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab in September 2023. Elizabeth’s past work experiences include supporting patients in a variety of settings including skilled nursing facilities and acute care hospitals. She has received her certification in LSVT BIG treatment of Parkinson’s. She is also 200 hour yoga certified which supports her beliefs in the importance of movement and physical health for her patients.
Elizabeth is originally from Chicago and will always be a Cubs fan! In her free time, Elizabeth loves to run half marathons, most recently including the Eisenhower Half Marathon in Abilene, Kansas. Elizabeth, her husband Graham and their 18-month old son, Izaak, love to hike, fly fish and eat Chicago style deep dish pizza.
Angie Hoerner, PTA
Angie grew up in Abilene. She attended Kansas State University (Go Cats!) receiving a BA in Speech Pathology and Audiology. After working in the physical therapy field as an aide for 4 years, she entered Washburn University's Physical Therapist's Assistant Program. After graduating, she worked in a hospital setting serving inpatients, outpatients, and home health. Angie has been with Abilene Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab since 2005. She has extensive training in manual therapy techniques and is ASTYM certified. She also has training in balance and fall prevention, vestibular rehab and biofeedback for incontinence, and LSVT BIG for Parkinson's Disease. "I love physical therapy and the opportunity to meet new people. Helping them get better is the best part!"
Kaylee Campbell, PTA
Kaylee grew up in Ottawa and attended PTA school at Colby Community College, graduating in 2012. For the last 11 years, she has worked in long term care, most recently in a nursing home and assisted living. Kaylee joined Abilene Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab in July 2023. She loves connecting with her patients on a personal level and watching them meet their goals through PT!
Kaylee lives with her husband (Brett) and son (Cooper) in Salina. She loves spending time in the mountains, crafting, reading, and making memories with her family and friends.