Our Mission

At Advanced Physical Therapy of Little Rock, North Little Rock, and Cabot, our focus is on providing patient-centered, outcome oriented and scientifically based treatment for general orthopedic problems, prenatal and postpartum conditions, and pelvic floor dysfunction for men, women, and children of all ages.

our history

  • Advanced Physical Therapy was formed as a single-practioner private practice with an emphasis on the treatment of female patients with Women’s Health issues. The practice grew quickly and staff was added to treat not only Women’s Health conditions but general orthopedic conditions as well.

  • Named Runner-up “Best Physical Therapy Center of Central Arkansas” by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.

    Advanced Physical Therapy of North Little Rock established.

  • Named Runner-up “Best Physical Therapy Center of Central Arkansas” by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.

  • Named Runner-up “Best Physical Therapy Center of Central Arkansas” by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.

    Advanced Physical Therapy of Cabot established.

  • Named Runner-up “Best Physical Therapy Center of Central Arkansas” by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.

why us?

Due to the working relationships we have formed with the medical community and the residents of Central Arkansas, and due to the excellent care we have provided to those patients entrusted to our care, Advanced Physical Therapy has grown to three clinics in the Central Arkansas region and is one of the leaders in the treatment of general orthopedic conditions with an emphasis on manual therapy intervention. We are the leader in pelvic floor rehabilitation in the state of Arkansas and treat both male and female patients as well as children for pelvic floor conditions.

We are dedicated to assisting our patients return to wellness with the most efficient and individualized plan of care. We care about giving skilled treatment, not just a generic exercise program. Our therapists are up to date on the most current techniques and evidence - based practices taking continuing education courses each year to stay relevant and prepared.

Our staff is dedicated to providing quality care in a warm and compassionate environment in order to assist patients in the improvement of their quality of life.


meet our Little Rock PROVIDERS

Mitzi Gibson, MSPT
Co-Owner

A native of Fort Smith, Arkansas and graduate of the University of Central Arkansas, Ms. Gibson co-founded Advanced Physical Therapy in 2006.

Bethany Blake, DPT
Orthopedics

A native of Cabot, Arkansas, Bethany received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Harding University and joined the APT team in 2014.

Stephen Blake, DPT
Orthopedics

A native of Greenbrier, Arkansas, Stephen received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Harding University and joined the APT team in 2014.

Matt Collar, DPT
Orthopedics

A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Matt received his doctorate of Physical Therapy from Harding University in 2014. Matt joined the APT team in 2015.

Callandra Tures, DPT
Orthopedics

A native of Conway, Arkansas, Callandra received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas and joined the APT team in 2016.

Alicia Anderson, DPT, MTC
Orthopedics

A native of Melbourne, Florida, Alicia received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine and joined the APT team in 2017.

Hayley Reed, PTA
Orthopedics

A native of Searcy, Arkansas, Hayley graduated from Arkansas State University and joined the APT team in 2015.

Sandy McDonald, PT
Pelvic Rehabilitation

A native of Irving, Texas, Sandy received her degree in physical therapy from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Sandy joined the APT team in 2011.

Sarah Walker, DPT
Pelvic Rehabilitation

A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Sarah received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas and joined the APT team in 2015.

Kate Baker, DPT
Pelvic Rehabilitation

A native of Benton, Arkansas, Kate received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Harding University and joined the APT team in 2016.

Aubrey Smith, DPT
Pelvic Rehabilitation

A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Aubrey received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Harding University and joined the APT team in 2016.


meet our North Little Rock PROVIDERS

BethAnne Travis, DPT, PRPC
Pelvic Rehabilitation

A native of Clinton, Mississippi, BethAnne received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Harding University in 2014. Beth Anne joined the APT team in 2015.

Brianne Hillier, DPT
Pelvic Rehabilitation

A native of DeQueen, Arkansas, Brianne received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Harding University in 2017. Brianne joined the APT team in 2017.

Andrew Davis, DPT
Orthopedics

A native of Little Rock, Arkansas Andrew received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas in 2017. Andrew joined the APT team in 2017


meet our Cabot PROVIDERS

Ryan Overbay, DPT
Orthopedics

A native of Paragould, Arkansas, Ryan received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Missouri State University in 2010. Ryan joined the APT team in 2012.


meet our Office Staff

Trisha Cooper
Co-Owner

A native of Harmony Grove/Benton, Trisha graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1982. Trisha co-founded Advanced Physical therapy in 2006.

Tory Tate
Office Manager, LR

A native of Pearlington, Mississippi, and a graduate of Jacksonville State University, Tory joined the APT team in 2012.

Stacey Smith
Office Assistant, LR

A native of Carlisle, Arkansas, Stacey joined the APT team in 2016.

Katie Jones
Office Assistant, LR

A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Katie joined the APT team in 2016.

Justin Jones
Clinical Assistant, LR

A native of Bossier City, Louisiana and graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, Justin joined the Advanced Team in 2016.

Sara Ginn
Office Manager, NLR

A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Sara joined the Advanced team in 2016.

Kaitlin Laws
Clinical Assistant, Cabot

A native of Cabot, Arkansas and a graduate of Heritage College, Kaitlin joined the APT team in 2015.

Melissa Ruby
Billing Manager, LR

A native of Blue Springs, Missouri, Melissa joined the APT team in 2016.

Toni Stanford
Billing Assistant, LR

A transplant from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Toni joined the APT team in 2016.