Bowling Green, KY
Allie Hanks, PT, DPT PT, DPT
Allie Hanks, PT, DPTPT, DPT
Email: [email protected]
Allie received her Bachelors Degree of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Kentucky. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Western Kentucky University. She has a special interest in Pediatrics and Orthopedics. She also has her Cascade DAFO certification.
She is a Bowling Green native and loves being a part of its great community. She enjoys traveling, being active and outdoors, and going to the lake and spending time with her family and friends.
In her spare time, she volunteers locally with her church. She also has a special interest and experience in mission work overseas.
Taylor Parker PT, DPT
Taylor ParkerPT, DPT
Taylor graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and a minor in Math. She then returned to WKU for her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). She has continued her education with several other certifications, including LSVT Big for treatment of those with Parkinson’s Disease and Pain Neuroscience Education to assist in chronic pain conditions. She is also certified in Functional Dry Needling. She enjoys treating a variety of ages and diagnoses.
In her spare time, Taylor and her husband enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, and being active. She also enjoys playing league volleyball every week
Bethany Richerson PT, DPT, OCS
Bethany RichersonPT, DPT, OCS
Bethany Richerson is the Clinic Director of ProRehab – Bowling Green.
Bethany received her Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of Louisville in 2001. In 2007, she became a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopaedics, and in 2009, attended the University of Kentucky where she completed the transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy program.
In continuing her education, Bethany completed the Executive Private Practice Management program through Evidence In Motion in August of 2016. She has experience working in large orthopaedic groups as well as an independent clinic, and has also been in management for the last 10 years. With a special interest in orthopaedics, Bethany enjoys treating a wide variety of orthopedic diagnosis as well as wounds that are orthopedic related.
Bethany and her husband have two children, Kaley and Camden, both of whom are very active in basketball, softball and baseball, so they spend a lot of time at sporting events. In her free time, she likes to exercise, particularly the practice of hot yoga, as well as play the piano.
Melissa Tolbert PT, DPT, OCS
Melissa TolbertPT, DPT, OCS
Melissa received her Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training and Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) at the University of Evansville. In 2016, she became an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist. In 2017, Melissa obtained her Therapeutic Pain Specialist to assist in treating those with chronic pain and attained her certification in LSVT Big for treatment of those with Parkinson’s Disease.
Melissa has continued her education through several other certifications. She is trained in vestibular rehabilitation, as well as Level I and Level II in Dry Needling. She has training in the SFMA, FMS, and Y balance and uses it in her practice for return to sport testing. Melissa has had the opportunity to provide several guest lectures at Western Kentucky University in the Exercise Science and Physical Therapy Programs.
Outside of the clinic, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and son, volunteering at church with the Children’s Ministry Program, and running. She has a goal of running one half marathon in every state and has already completed 10!