Dr. Ginger Fenter graduated as the Valedictorian of Charleston High School in 1983. She received distinction as a Presidential Scholar graduating with Highest Honors with a degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas in December of 1988. She was licensed by the State of Arkansas to practice Physical Therapy in 1989. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Des Moines University with highest honors in 2009 and has received extensive training in Manual Therapy and Myofascial Release. Dr. Fenter founded F&S Physical Therapy along with Marty Starkey in 1994.
Marty Starkey graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. As one of our founders and most experienced therapists, Marty has seen and treated a wide variety of patients in his 34 years of practice with excellent results. He prides himself on staying current with all treatment options and has been extensively trained in Myofascial Release by John Barnes, PT. Marty's attentive and caring approach to patient care has influenced everyone at Wellness Physical Therapy.
Physical Therapist Assistants
Amy Wilson attended the University of Arkansas Fort Smith and graduated from Northwest Arkansas Community College in 1997 with her Physical Therapy Assistant degree. Upon receiving her license in 1997, she worked with pediatrics for three years. In 2001 she began her employment at F&S Physical Therapy. Amy is a hands-on PTA with extensive training in myofascial release and soft tissue mobilization.
Cassandra Zimmer graduated from Waldron High School in 1988. She then graduated from Carl Albert State College in Poteau, OK in 2006 with an A.A.S. Physical Therapist Assistant degree. She went to work in an LTC facility after obtaining her license from the Arkansas State Board in Aug 2006. In Feb 2007, she joined the F&S team in Waldron where she worked under Mary McKinley for 3 yrs. She left to broaden her experience in LTC and then re-joined F&S in January 2014 to work with her mentor Mary McKinley! Cassandra has experience in acute care, LTC, inpatient rehab, Home Health and outpatient rehab.
Emily Mathews graduated with honors from Arkansas Tech University Ozark in 2014 with an associates of applied science degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She completed clinical training in both Florida and Arkansas. Emily has worked with Wellness Physical Therapy since 2014, and provides exceptional therapy services for Joint Replacement, Neuroscience therapy, Geriatric patient care, and post CVA rehabilitation.
Julie Watson graduated with honors from ATU in 2015 with her AAS degree as a PTA. Julie joined the Wellness Physical Therapy team in 2015 and works out of multiple clinics and provides home health treatments.
Pamela Williams graduated with honors from Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus in 2016 with an Associates of Applied degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Pam joined the Wellness Therapy Team in June 2017 here she specializes in clinical setting as well as Home Health. Pam enjoys providing therapy services to paitents who are ready to reclaim their health & reclaim their life.