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Our Physical Therapists


bio photo for physical therapist Kirsten Thompson: West Columbia, SC

Kirsten Thompson, RPT

Kirsten, owner of the Sigurd Center, is a graduate of The Medical University of South Carolina and has 20 years of experience in a wide variety of settings. Kirsten is Neuro-IFRAH trained and has extensive training on treatment techniques for amputee, orthopedic, and neurologically impaired patients. Kirsten is certified in LSVT-BIG which is an intensive whole body amplitude-based training protocol for people with Parkinson's disease. Her personal interests include traveling, spending time with her kids, photography and being outdoors.


bio photo for physical therapist Jennifer Coleman: West Columbia, SC

Jennifer Coleman, OTR/L

Jennifer was born in Memphis, Tennessee and grew up in Connecticut. She received her degree in Special Education in Pennsylvania and her OT degree from Michigan. She has been with The Sigurd Center since the clinic's opening in 2006 and specializes in soft tissue mobilization and manual therapy. Jennifer is certified in LSVT-BIG which is an intensive whole body amplitude-based training protocol for people with Parkinson's disease. Her interests include athletics, spending time with her 2 boys and travel.


physical therapist Chelsea Breen: West Columbia, SC

Chelsea Breen, DPT

Chelsea attended both USC and MUSC and graduated in 2014 with a DPT. She is married and has a daughter and a lab named Riley. She enjoys collecting vinyl records, watching old movies, and spending time with her family.


physical therapist Rae Ann: West Columbia, SC

Rae-Ann Grimes, DPT

Rae-Ann was born in Millis, Massachusetts. She received her BS from Providence College in Rhode Island and her PT degree from MUSC. She completed Neuro-IFRAH certification in 2011. She has completed both the FMS and SFMA certification courses. Her interests include athletics, yoga, hiking, cooking, spending time with her husband and two young children, and traveling.


Amy Welch, RPT: 

Amy was born and raised in Montgomery, AL.  She went to Auburn University and received her Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Services, graduated from Emory University with a Masters in Physical Therapy and has been practicing in the field since 2000.  She specializes in stroke and spinal cord injuries. Amy enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, spending time outdoors, camping, kayaking and working as a way to serve God by serving others.


Jenna Elliott, RPT

Jenna went to Florida State University for undergraduate work and earned her Physical Therapy degree from MUSC in 1996.  She has worked in various settings as a PT since graduating, including inpatient hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, home health, and outpatient clinics.  She is married to Todd Elliott and they have three children: Joshua, Micah, and Moriah. They are active members of Shandon Baptist Church.  She loves family time, anything outdoors and reading.


physical therapist Kelsey-Ann Zimmerman: West Columbia, SC

Austin Jones, PTA

Austin received her Bachelor's degree from Clemson University, and graduated from Midlands Technical College with an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy. She married her high school sweetheart in November 2015. She also enjoys spending time with her family, crafting, and attending Clemson football games.


physical therapist Kelsey-Ann Zimmerman: West Columbia, SC

Kelsey-Ann Zimmerman, PTA

Kelsey-Ann was born and raised in Spartanburg, SC. She received her BA from North Greenville University and her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Greenville Technical College. Her interests include playing piano, hiking, traveling, reading, baking, and spending time with her husband and family.

 

 

 


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