Jim RothbauerPT, ATC
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Jim Rothbauer, PT, MPT ATC, is the Hamburg Clinic Director and a Co-Founder of OSPT.
Jim earned a B.S. in Sports Medicine from Marietta College and a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh. His professional career brought him to Lexington in 1996, where he eventually became supervisor of the University of Kentucky Sports Physical Therapy Department.
In 2002, he left the University of Kentucky to work for Drayer Physical Therapy Institute. During his eight years with Drayer, Jim served as Regional Vice President of Kentucky Operations and was responsible for developing the Kentucky region, where he opened five facilities and supervised over seventy employees. In May 2010, Jim left Drayer to open Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy.
Samantha AshfordPT, DPT
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Samantha was born and raised in Lexington, KY, and could not imagine receiving her college education anywhere other than the University of Kentucky. She earned both her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology-Exercise Science and her doctorate in physical therapy there.
Sam enjoys practicing the McKenzie method with patients suffering from disorders of the spine, and is continuing her education on this technique through specialized courses. She also has an abundant interest in preventative rehabilitation, particularly with young athletes, to reduce their risk of injury, given the competitive nature of sports nowadays.
Sam lives in Nicholasville, KY, with her husband, Andrew, her son, Henry, and their two dogs, Penny and Luke. She enjoys staying physically fit by running and weight training.
Kathryn HuntPT, Cert. MDT
Kathryn received her Physical Therapy degree from The University of Louisville. In 2006, she became a Certified Mechanical Diagnostic Therapist.
Kathryn has longstanding experience working with orthopedic and mechanical spine diagnoses. She has completed a plethora of continuing education courses, many of which focus on the total spine, and serves as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Kentucky.
Kathryn calls Lexington, KY her home. In her free time, she enjoys fitness training, including Zumba, and training for marathons.
Matthew StevensPT, DPT
Matthew grew up in Fort Mitchell, KY, and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from University of Kentucky.
Matt’s primary interests include orthopedics, especially rehabilitation of the back and knee.
He is an avid fan of the Reds, Bengals, and Wildcats. In his spare time, he enjoys running, playing sports, and traveling to new places.
Sarah grew up in Winchester, KY, and earned her Associate of Applied Science from Somerset Community College.
Sarah, once a volunteer and technician at OSPT Hamburg, is now a full-time Physical Therapist Assistant. She is interested in furthering her knowledge of spine, upper, and lower extremity manual techniques and balance and coordination exercises. As a clinician, her goal is to further her knowledge in a way that not only benefits her but also her patients.
Sarah currently lives in Lexington with her husband, Josh.