Hendersonville – Physical Therapy

October 26, 2016

pt04When it comes to physical therapy in Hendersonville, TN, Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics offers a very experienced staff at our TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center location that includes advanced treatment by an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS certified). We will help you recover from the musculoskeletal and functional issues associated with your condition, as you work toward getting back to your life.


Our exceptional staff will help you recover from the physical and functional issues associated with your condition, as you work toward a better quality of life. We also offer Occupational Therapy at our Hendersonville Medical Center Location, helping you to meet and master the challenges of everyday living.


Many of our therapists have earned certification in specialty areas of Occupational and Physical Therapy. This demonstrates their commitment to the highest standards of performance and the latest techniques, and our dedication to providing the best patient care for you.


Services Offered Include:

Physical Therapy

  • Sports Medicine
  • Pre and Post Surgical care
  • Total Joint care
  • Manual therapy
  • Mulligan Techniques
  • McKenzine Techniques
  • Postural Analysis and treatment
  • Fall Prevention program
  • Vestibular Program
  • Mechanical Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Active Release Technique (ART)
  • Spine Therapy
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Modalities (to include ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and spinal traction)
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Gait Training
  • Balance Therapy
  • Proprioception and Balance Training
  • Home exercise program specifically designed for you
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment

Industrial Rehabilitation

  • Work Conditioning

General Office Hours:

Monday – Thursday | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday | 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
P: (615) 826-4205
F: (615) 826-4087



Insurance Accepted:
We accept most insurances. Please call our office for additional information.


Driving Directions: Located at the TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center campus. Exit #6 off Vietman Veterans Blvd. – I-386. Turn right into main entrance of Hendersonville Medical Center. Medical Office Bulding “C” is left of the hospital.



Kathleen is the Clinic Director with a specialty certification in Orthopaedics (OCS). She is originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, but graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University. Kathleen went on to complete a residency in Orthopaedics from Loyola Medical Center in Chicago. She treats a wide range of sports and orthopaedic conditions as well as vestibular/vertigo and running assessments. In her spare time she enjoys running, hiking, kayaking and most outdoor activities. She also has completed several running races, including the Chicago Marathon. Kathleen is also a huge sports fan, especially football, and never misses watching her favorite teams.

Laura Smith – PTA

Laura is originally from Bowling Green, KY where she attended Western Kentucky University as a student-athlete in softball. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry and her

Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She treats a wide range of sports and orthopaedic conditions with emphasis on the overhead athlete. In her spare time, Laura enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as being active outdoors. She is also active in the softball world, where she provides hitting lessons and coaches a competitive 10u softball team in the Hendersonville area.

Samantha Mitchell – Clinical Guest Coordinator

Samantha was born and raised in England where she trained and studied dance. During her dance career she traveled and performed for audiences around the world. After Samantha retired from dance she settled here in Tennessee with her husband and two daughters. Samantha would like to pick up some more hobbies, but she stays very busy with her two wonderful children, ages 3 and 5, going from dance classes to choir.