Staff Bios

Cynthia Johnson, M.S. P.T., MCMT, Owner/Director

Cindy Johnson, Owner, MSPT completed her pre-physical therapy studies at the University of Florida and received her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy at the Medical College of Georgia in 1988. She later received her master’s degree in Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology from the University of Kansas in 1996 with a research focus on the spine. In addition, she completed a 2-year certification process in manual therapy in 2008. She has a special interest in orthopedics, manual therapy, and women’s health. Cindy is a member of numerous professional and civic organizations and currently serves on several not-for-profit boards. Cindy and her husband Chris have 4 children. Her hobbies include travel, hiking, camping, and numerous kids activities.

Brianna Henggeler, DPT

Bri Henggeler, DPT, completed her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology at Avila University. She then obtained her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Regis University. From a young age, Bri knew she wanted to help people. Watching her mother battle a chronic illness sparked her inspiration to help others improve their quality of life. Bri especially enjoys working with kids and post-surgical patients. Her hobbies include cookie decorating, sewing and camping.

Rich Jones, PT

Rich Jones, PT, MSHS, completed his bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from MidAmerica Nazarene University in 1998. He has been a physical therapist since 2002 graduating with his Masters in Physical Therapy from The George Washington University. He has varied experience, but his main focus and passion has been in outpatient orthopedics. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, attending his son’s soccer games and daughter’s dance and cello recitals. He also enjoys running, especially with friends, and is an avid Sporting Kansas City fan.

Sneha Kumari, MPT

Sneha Kumari, MPT, completed her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from RG University of Health Sciences in India and then specialized in orthopedics with Master’s degree in Physical therapy in 2012. She always wanted to be a part of the healthcare field to help patients improve their quality of life, and the field of physical therapy worked wonderfully for her. She likes to spend time getting to know her clients, believes in hands – on approach and specializes in manual therapy techniques. Sneha’s hobbies include traveling, cooking, reading and hosting family & friends.

Amy Hileman, PTA

Amy Hileman, PTA, completed her undergraduate degree at Kansas State University and her Physical Therapy Assistant degree at Penn Valley. Amy enjoys specializing in orthopedics, low back and geriatrics. She finds it extremely rewarding to be in the medical field – helping people return to their prior level of function so they can enjoy a vibrant life and do the things they love to do. Amy and her husband have three children. Her hobbies include traveling, reading, and family events and activities.

Ashley Bland, PTA

Ashley Bland, PTA, completed her Physical Therapy Assistant degree at Kansas City Kansas Community College. Ashley enjoys helping patients with postural awareness, working with kids, helping patients in an aquatic therapy setting, and ankle related injuries. Ashley has completed a Kinesio taping class. Ashley wanted to become a PTA to help people get back to what they enjoy doing. Ashley’s hobbies include exercising, walking and playing with her dog, going on beach vacations and watching the show Fixer Upper.

Michael Van Nice, PTA

Michael Van Nice, PTA, completed his Physical Therapist Assistant degree at Washburn University. He became interested in physical therapy after sustaining a knee injury while competing in a Martial Arts competition. This led him to find his love for physical therapy. Michael is interested in studying many different treatment options and wants to specialize in more than one area. He likes that physical therapy takes a hands-on approach, and patients can be proactive in their recovery. Michael and his wife enjoy walking their dogs, biking, and going on hikes.

Catherine Klaske, PTA

Catherine Klaske, PTA, completed her Physical Therapist Assistant degree at Washburn University. She has a special interest in pediatrics and neurological injuries. In the future she also plans to specialize in hand therapy and dry needling. Being able to help people decrease pain, increase functional capacity or help someone learn to walk again makes being a PTA the most rewarding job to her. Outside of work she enjoys water sports, especially kayaking.

Lindsay Brady, PTA

Lindsay Brady, PTA, completed her Physical Therapist Assistant degree at Missouri Western State University in Saint Joseph. She has a special interest in pediatrics and likes to help patients feel cared for as unique individuals. Lindsay and her husband have three children and enjoys reading, playing with her kids and watching movies.

James, Personal Trainer

Katy Maxwell, Executive Administrative Director

Wendy, Patient Intake Specialist

Melinda, Reception

Maureen, Patient Liaison & Business Development