Great service, very knowledgeable. I am progressing faster than I thought I would.
I love this place. They make getting stronger and physically better incredibly easy. It’s good to enjoy working this hard!
Redbud is a relaxing environment and a great team. If you must go to therapy – this is a great place to go!
From my initial visit to my very last PT session, everyone at Redbud PT was welcoming, helpful, and professional.
Redbud has an excellent staff, they know their business and show great concern for their patients.
Meet the Staff
Emily was born and raised in green country Oklahoma with her parents and older brother. After high school, Emily attended Connors State College in Warner Oklahoma, graduating with an Associates of Science degree. She then moved on to attend the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa. In 2006, she graduated summa cum laude with her Master’s in Physical Therapy. Emily has enjoyed working in outpatient orthopedics ever since.
Emily is very proud to have earned her Certified Hand Therapist credential in 2013. This means she had a minimum of 5 years clinical experience, 4,000 hours or more of direct practice in hand therapy, and successfully passed a comprehensive exam of advanced clinic skills and theory in upper quarter rehabilitation. Other areas of interest include manual therapy, trigger point dry needling, and spinal rehabilitation. Emily loves that Physical Therapy is a meaningful profession that allows her to work with and impact people of all ages, backgrounds, personalities, and difficulties.
Emily and her husband love spending time with their two beautiful children. They enjoy participating in sprint triathlons, hiking, biking, snow skiing, lake fun, beach vacations, and home improvement projects.
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Ben was recruited by the University of Oklahoma to compete for their Gymnastics team. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science before going on to earn his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. Benjamin received the Bruce Hawkins Scholarship for Clinical Excellence.
Benjamin began working for Redbud in December of 2017 as a multi-site therapist. Benjamin’s areas of interests include orthopaedic physical therapy, and he plans to earn an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist certification. He earned his certification in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) and strives to increase his knowledge in the field of Physical Therapy by researching the newest and best evidence based interventions for his patients.
Benjamin lives in Jenks with his wife, Megan. They are expecting their first child. He has two dogs named Dash and Royal. He and his wife are triathletes who have completed an Ironman Triathlon, and plan to compete in more in the future. Benjamin enjoys swimming, cycling, and trying to keep up with his wife while she runs.
Lauren grew up in Mannford, OK, and attended John Brown University in Siloam Spring, Arkansas. There she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine. During her time at John Brown, she played on the women’s basketball team and graduated Summa Cum Laude. Lauren then attended the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) in Tulsa and graduated with outstanding distinction while receiving her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT). Lauren received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Performance and was a member of the Alpha Eta Society while at OUHSC. Lauren has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since 2015.
Lauren currently resides in Kiefer, OK with her husband, Zach, and their chocolate lab, Arlo. She and her husband are leaders of the youth group at their church. In her spare time, she enjoys doing CrossFit, hiking, camping, traveling, and spending time with Zach and Arlo.