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Kanis: (501)221-6009

Darby Brighton

Licensed Physical Therapist, Owner

Darby is a licensed physical therapist. He received a Master's in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas in 1996. He owns and runs Innovative Spine Rehab right here in Little Rock, and has over 20 years of experience in the science of rehabilitation. Darby is also a veteran of the Little Rock Marathon and a competitor in Mixed Martial Arts and boxing.

Lindsey O'Daniel

Office Manager

Lindsey O'Daniel is described by the team as "Darby's brain". She is the Innovative Spine Rehab office manager. Her favorite part of the job is seeing patients become pain free. She has a bachelor of science in exercise science with a minor in family and consumer science from the University of Central Arkansas and an sssociate of applied science in occupational therapy assistant from Baptist Health College. Outside of work Lindsey enjoys spending time with her two dogs, husband, and new baby. 

Derek Birginske

Physical Therapy Assistant

If you want to know what makes Derek tick, that's easy-it is his family! Derek is a proud dad to a son. Derek played ball for the Arkansas State RedWolves as an outfielder and right-handed pitcher. Number 30 brings his experience on the field into the physical therapy practice. He understands sports injuries and rehab from personal experience. And he enjoys working with people and helping them regain strength and function.

Derrick Nelson

Therapy Technician

Derrick Nelson is a therapy technician at Innovative Spine Rehab. He describes himself as a very family-oriented guy, one who appreciates waking up "not hurting" everyday. He understands that atmosphere in a physical therapy practice is critical to the healing and comfort of those who choose the team at ISR for their care. "The staff makes each person feel special and wanted. Individualized care is what you will get at Innovative Spine Rehab." Want Derrick to surprise you? Ask him about his music playlist! 

Qinqing Yang

Physical Therapist

Bio coming soon.

Lauren Ryan

Physical Therapy Assistant

Lauren Ryan is a physical therapy assistant. She enjoys working with patients and watching them improve and achieve their PT goals. She enjoys learning from her co-workers and the positive and uplifting, patient centered environment at ISR. When Lauren is not working, she enjoys hiking, drawing and hanging out with her friends, including Dallas, her mini Yorkie. Lauren is a prolific quilter! 

Fun fact about Lauren: she was the Logan County Rodeo Queen and a former competitive barrel racer.

Kimberley Cole


Bio coming soon.

Casey Rochelle 

Therapy Technician

Casey is a therapy technician at Innovative Spine Rehab. Casey loves a good, clean, and loving atmosphere and by far, ISR has it all. She loves to help and assists patients in any way possible, leaving them with a smile on their face and in their hearts. Casey has worked in the physical therapy world for years and states that the most rewarding part about physical therapy is seeing patients receive healthy healing they really need. 

Meet The Team

"I do what I do, because we're suppose to take care of people.  That's my ministry."

- Darby Brighton - 

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