STAFF

Josh Smith

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Josh Smith received a Bachelor's and Master's degree from Illinois State University prior to receiving his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Regis University. He has worked as a physical therapist for the past 15 years and has experience treating a variety of orthopedic conditions. In 2019 he was voted #1 Physical Therapist in the Bloomington/Normal area according to The Pantagraph's Readers' Choice.

Josh has taken various continuing education courses over the years including: McKenzie A, McKenzie B, The Eclectic Approach, Myopain Dry Needling Foundations I, Myopain Dry Needling Foundations II, and many others. He is a certified POSE Method running coach, ASTYM provider, and an SFMA Level I & II provider.

 

Josh has been a guest lecturer at Illinois State University (ISU) and Heartland Community College on numerous occasions and has served as a clinical instructor for dozens of PT, PTA, Athletic Trainer, and Exercise Science students. In addition, he has worked with ISU faculty to co-authored a research study published in The International Journal of Physical Therapy.

 

When he is not busy working as a PT, he enjoys running and is active in the Bloomington/Normal running community (Lake Run Club & Fleet Feet training groups).

 

Josh resides in Bloomington with his wife, Whitney, and 2 kids, Olivia and Wyatt.

Kenyatta Jenkins

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Kenyatta Jenkins, ATC, PTA is a Bloomington native who truly understands the unique needs of both athletes and everyday people. He graduated from Illinois State University with as an Athletic Trainer in 2013 and continued his education  at Kent State where he completed his training as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Kenyatta is certified in Kinesio taping, Graston, Rock Pods, Rock Floss, and is skilled in other manual techniques.

In addition to working at Ultra Physical Therapy, Kenyatta is the owner of Jenkins Sports Performance and Rehab (JSPR) in Bloomington, IL. JSPR offers cash-based wellness sessions to keep clients pain-free and moving well!

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  • Jenkins Sports Performance and Rehab

Arianna Medema- Sheehan

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Arianna earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from Northern Illinois University in 2018. She is passionate about teaching healthy movement patterns and the benefits of movement for physical, mental, and emotional well-being. She practices active listening to understand each individual and provide personalized treatment.

In addition to being a Physical Therapist, Arianna is a 500-hour Certified Yoga Teacher, excited to bring a whole-person wellness approach to PT. She is in the process of building a yoga studio and wellness studio at her homestead north of Chenoa.

Notable certifications include: 

Functional Movement Systems (FMS) - Level 1, Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) - Level 1, Graston, and Erson's Modern Manual Therapy - The Eclectic Approach. She is increasingly interested in Neurological aspects of movement and health.

She enjoys an active lifestyle with her husband, Ryan, and spends the majority of her free time out in the garden, on the lake, or biking/hiking trails together. She loves watching him climb area trees as co-owner of Burr Oak Tree Service.

Click on images below to learn more about Arianna yogAlea and Burr Oak Tree Service.

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