Meet the Team
Phillicia Hawkins, DPT (Owner)
Phillicia received her doctorate degree in physical therapy at Langston University in Langton, OK in 2008. She has experience working in acute care, inpatient rehab, and extensive experience in the outpatient setting. Phillicia has worked with patients pre and post-surgery, patients with neurological and orthopedic impairments, aquatic therapy, amputations, and sports rehab. She has also worked closely with fireman, city workers, and the military repairing them for the full return to work after injury. Phillicia follows a philosophy of treating each patient with a whole-body approach looking at all aspects of their life, to include, societal, and environmental factors, that may affect their health and disability that they are currently experiencing. She has experience with manual therapy and MDT techniques to treat neck, back, and extremity problems and has attended ongoing professional continuing education courses to stay advanced on new technologies and advancements in the field. Phillicia is from Oklahoma City, OK and a mother of two. She loves to spend her time going to her kids’ extracurricular activities, dancing with friends and family, and watching football/basketball any chance she gets. Phillicia has a passion for helping people improve their overall health and quality of life and volunteers whenever she can with church and community activities.
Megan Dusenberry, DPT
Megan was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in physiology and minor in chemistry in 2007. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Northern Arizona University in 2011, graduating with distinction. She spent the first 5 years of her physical therapy career working in an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Tucson before relocating to OKC with her husband in 2016. Megan enjoys working with patients of all ages and activity levels, with an emphasis on orthopedic diagnoses. Megan’s passion in physical therapy is focusing on a functional approach to treatment, rather than just looking at pain, which is often simply a symptom of a movement-based problem. Returning her patients to their highest level of function, whether it be on the sports field or simply getting the mail in the morning, is Megan’s priority. Megan is certified in the Functional Movement Screen, a tool used to identify limitations or asymmetries in seven fundamental movement patterns that are key in functional movement quality. In her spare time, Megan enjoys spending time with her family and dog, reading, shopping, running and watching sports. She is also an avid University of Arizona fan.
Larry Tanner, PT
Larry has been a therapist for over 25 years and has a specialized certification in dry needling. Larry utilizes several unique treatment techniques, such as cupping, micro point electrical stimulation, and essential oils, to get optimum results with his patients depending on each individual’s needs. These unique modalities subsidize his high manual therapy treatment programs allowing for a better and quicker response to getting each patient back to their daily activities.
Hansa Khithani, PT
Hansa Khithani received her Bachelors of Physical Therapy from Mumbai University, India and will be receiving her Masters in Physical therapy from University of Indiana in August 2018. Hansa has a diverse experience in different physical therapy set-ups such as Outpatient, ICU, acute care, long-term care and sports rehab. Hansa has lived in multiple cities and has worked in numerous areas of expertise in her pursuit of a broad range of training. Her professional career started in Mumbai in an outpatient facility, which mainly catered to athletes. After moving to Indiana, she worked in a long-term care facility where she developed skills necessary to serve to the older population. Her treatment approach utilizes multidimensional therapeutic exercises, progressive neuromuscular re-education, and evidence-based manual techniques to optimize outcomes and improve the overall human movement experience. With Hansa’s multidimensional approach, individual patients have a unique treatment plan based on their specific needs and goals. Having an extensive background in athletics also contributes to her clinical expertise. In Hansa’s free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking and exercising. Her goals are to pursue a specialist certification in orthopedics and to become a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist via Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars.
Holly Mickley, PTA
Holly graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in Allied Health Sciences in 2009. She then attended the SWOSU/Caddo Kiowa Technology Center Physical Therapist Assistant program, graduating in 2010. Holly has worked with patients in acute care/ICU, inpatient rehab, pre/post op, long-term acute care, skilled nursing facilities, and outpatient facilities. During her acute care/inpatient rehab/LTAC time she focused on functional mobility of ortho/neuro patients. Holly has been trained in and enjoys manual therapy techniques and kinesiotaping for varying injuries/ailments. She specializes in aquatic therapy with an emphasis on pain management. Holly is happily married, a mother of 2 small children and enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, watching college football, watching her favorite television shows, attending leadership conferences, and serving in her church.
Dulcia Combs-Richardson, PTA
Dulcia is a licensed practicing Physical Therapist Assistant since 2011. A graduate of Oklahoma City Community College receiving her double Associate’s degree; one in General Science; the other in Applied Sciences, directly related to her profession. Dulcia has experience in outpatient rehab, acute care, post acute care, long term rehab care, amputation rehabilitation pre and post prosthetics, manual therapy, aquatic therapy, stroke rehab and strength training. Dulcia has a passion for Physical Therapy and helping people reach their goals to return to their best level of function for everyday living. She is constantly learning new ways to assist with rehabilitation goals by taking Continuing Education courses. When asked if she likes what she does, her response is always an emphatic, “I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!” Dulcia’s family includes her husband, 4 sons, (2 adult, 1 college freshman, and 1 high school freshman), and super cute grandchildren. She resides in Oklahoma City with her husband and youngest son. Dulcia enjoys watching various sports with her favorite being football and basketball. Her pastimes consist of fitness, dancing, and eating delicious food as well as watching movies and binge watching tv shows with her family.
Matt Jackson, DPT
Matt was born in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma and has spent most of his life in Edmond, Oklahoma. He graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma where he played football and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2012. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Langston University in 2016. Matt spent the first 2 years of his physical therapy career working in outpatient orthopedic clinics in Edmond and Midwest City. In 2018, Matt completed a Manual Therapy Certification in Orthopedics through Evidence in Motion and is studying to become a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Matt enjoys working with a wide range of orthopedic diagnoses and loves helping athletes return to sport. He uses manual therapy techniques and functional movement patterns to improve patient outcomes. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his twin sister, playing piano at his church, traveling, listening to music, working out, and watching OU Football.