Sheri Hall, PT, DPT, CEAS
Sheri Hall earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) and completed the Executive Management Program in Private Practice Management from Evidence in Motion in 2015. She has been the owner of Ardmore Physical Therapy since 1989 and a physical therapist in practice since 1979 after graduating from the University of Oklahoma with degrees in both Physical Therapy and Psychology. Her first job was with Presbyterian Hospital in Oklahoma City where, after one year as a staff physical therapist, she had the opportunity to develop and manage a free-standing outpatient clinic, Comprehensive Rehabilitation Clinic, and implement one of the first programs in Oklahoma for helping injured workers return safely to work through work conditioning, functional capacity evaluations and educational programs for patients and employers. After working eight years in Oklahoma City she accepted a job offer in Fort Worth, Texas to develop and manage industrial rehabilitation/work conditioning programs for the Easter Seal Society and later a similar program for Physical Therapy Services of Durant.
Sheri has more than 30 years of direct hands on experience with patient care. Since graduation, she has completed more than 2000 hours of advanced education in her primary areas of interest: spine, general orthopedics with an emphasis on manual therapy, and industrial rehabilitation, including certification as a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist. The highlight of her educational experience has been participation in a highly regarded year long spine program.
She has been a member of the American Physical Therapy and Oklahoma Physical Therapy Associations since graduation, holding several offices while working in Oklahoma City, including Western District Secretary for four years. Additional opportunities for service have included Leadership Ardmore, American Heart Association Board of Directors for Carter/Love Counties, Ardmore Chamber Board of Directors, Chairperson for the Southern Oklahoma Business and Industry Council and National Advisory Board for WorkSTEPS.
Sheri grew up in Tulsa, was always involved in band and was a member of the Pride of Oklahoma Marching Band while at OU. She and her husband Robert, also a native Oklahoman, and have lived in southern Oklahoma for more than 25 years. They have 2 sons and enjoy spending as much time as possible with grandchildren in addition to attending OU games.
Quotes from our patients:
"I wouldn't go anywhere else. When I need to have PT and the doc whips out a prescription pad for someone else, I make them write it for Sheri. She always gets me back on my feet and to my active lifestyle fast. I'd recommend her to anyone!" ~Kay
"I'll second seeing Sheri Hall. Amazing. She has the wisdom, thoughtfulness and gentleness to work through your issues even when your doctor/surgeon thinks your a mess. :)" ~Elise
"If your looking for a physical therapist with a heart and more compassion that you ever expected this group has it. Sheri has the lightest touch and so much knowledge that you wish you could go every day. She helps your mental as well as physical. Love these wonderful caring girls." ~Jody
"Dear Sheri, I just wanted to say thank you to you and your team for the professional and compassionate care I received. I appreciate each one of you and I'm very grateful for your expertise." ~Rhonda
" Sheri, thank you for your wonderful support during my time in therapy. You put me at ease from the very start. I appreciate very much your sensitivity and gentle way - add to that your great knowledge and expertise. You have so much to give your clients. I'm grateful God sent me your way." ~Lonetta
Hailey Craighead-Guadarrama, PTA
Hailey was born and raised in Ardmore with her older brother. She attended Ardmore High School where she won the Tiger Award, lettering in 3 sports, softball, cheer and tennis while also participating in gymnastics, numerous academic and leadership clubs, student council, honor choir and serving as a Legislative Page at the Oklahoma Capitol.
She earned numerous awards and honors for her leadership, academic and athletic accomplishments. She was also involved in community service work as a volunteer for numerous organizations including the Ardmore Animal Shelter.
Following high school graduation in 2009, Hailey attended the University of Oklahoma where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Exercise Science in 2013. She taught gymnastics in Ardmore while she furthered her education by earning her Physical Therapist Assistant Degree from Murray State College.
In December 2014, Hailey married her high school sweetheart, Franco, owner of West End Merchantile in Lone Grove and they reside just outside Ardmore with enough space for Hailey to collect as many pets as she wants. In her spare time Hailey enjoys spending time with family, friends, her animals and attending OU football games.
Quotes from our patients:
“Hailey, thanks so much for making physical therapy so enjoyable. Your methods of rehabilitation were both challenging and fun. I so enjoyed the last several weeks getting to work with you and the whole Ardmore Physical Therapy family. I will certainly see you again for any future physical therapy needs.” ~Belynda
Kim Harris, PTA
Kim was born and raised in Ardmore with her younger brother. She graduated from Ardmore High School in 1996 in the top 10% of her class and played clarinet in the band. Directly following high school, Kim pursued a degree in elementary education at the University of Oklahoma. She gained interest in the rehabilitation process after watching her father's determination and functional gains through ongoing illness. This led her to later enroll at Murray State College where she graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant Program. She has been with Ardmore Physical Therapy since 2005.
Kim resides in Ardmore with her 9 and 15 year old sons. She enjoys travel, hiking, reading and spending time with her family.
Quotes from our patients:
"You understood my level of pain, worked on things at my pace, understood the level of activity that I wanted to get back to and took time to finish my appointment with things that relaxed my muscles and I enjoyed."
"Virtually stopped pain while building my strength."
Torri Mathis, PTA
Torri grew up in southern Alabama and moved to Ardmore in December of 2007. She was home schooled and enjoyed playing soccer in her spare time.
She attended Murray State College and earned her Associate's degree in Science before transferring to the University of Oklahoma where Torri earned her Bachelor's degree in Health and Exercise Science. She was involved in the Transfer Leadership Class and the campus ministry Chi Alpha while attending OU.
Torri returned to Murray State College to pursue a career as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program cum laude and a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
Torri married her high school sweetheart in June of 2015. They now reside in Ardmore. She has a passion for helping people and thoroughly enjoys being a PTA. Torri also loves animals and sports, especially Alabama football. She spends most of her spare time with family and friends.
Quotes from our patients:
"PT has helped tremendously. When I started I had a hard time doing daily tasks such as picking things up off the floor. Since therapy I have been able to do everything...it has made my life a lot easier." ~Bronya
"I came in with a lot of neck pain and now it is almost totally gone. I could not move my neck to do anything. So glad its gone now!" ~Sharon
Julie Keys is our Office Manager and has been with Ardmore Physical Therapy since 1991. She grew up in Tulsa and studied in the Medical Secretary Program at Tulsa Junior College. One of Julie's strengths is understanding and simplifying the paperwork/insurance process that can often seem overwhelming for patients. She is more than happy to help our patients through this process so they can focus their energy on physical therapy treatments and help make it an overall much more pleasant experience.
Julie is also passionate about volunteering. She is very involved in our community and has been an active member of the Southern Oklahoma Office Managers' Association for more than 20 years, serving as secretary in the past. She is currently serving on the Board of the A2A Marathon and a committee member for both Robbie's Chase and the Lone Grove Kiwanis 5k. She has served in the past on the Southern Oklahoma Leaders Committee and as a volunteer for the American Heart Association for Carter/Love counties.
Julie is married to her high school sweetheart, Kevin, a Service Forester for the State of Oklahoma. They have a teenage son who plays football, basketball and runs track. Julie has a passion for long distance running and qualified for the Boston Marathon in 2013. In addition to running, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, yard work and photography.