Being the best Physical Therapist possible means being able to connect with people.
The best Physical Therapist you’ll find isn’t someone who talks endlessly about patient care techniques, but rather someone who listens. We assembled our clinical team based not only on qualifications, but also by seeing our therapy providers’ abilities to connect with their patients.
We are always seeking energetic, dedicated Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants to add to our clinical team. Learn More!
Kristin Jurek, PT, Partner Physical Therapist
Clinical Experience: Kristin has been a Physical Therapist for 23 years. She graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1994 with Magna Cum Laude distinction. Kristin’s clinical emphasis during her career has primarily been in the outpatient setting. She excels in evaluating and treating spine dysfunction, athletic injuries, shoulder and other extremity issues, post-surgical patients of all types, pediatrics, as well as treating the growing geriatric population. Kristin's approach to physical therapy is to evaluate all aspects of each patient’s needs. She works closely with physicians, personal trainers, nutritionists, and other healthcare providers to assure her patients achieve their Maximum Potential!Kristin lives in Knoxville with her husband and two children, both high school athletes. Kristin and her family enjoy traveling and outdoor activities.
Robert D Benedict, PTA, Partner Physical Therapist Assistant/ Clinic Director Powell location/ASTYM
Clinical Experience: Robert earned his Associate of Physical Therapist Assistant, Magna Cum Laude, from Roane State Community College in 2014 and his Associate in Allied Health and Science from Roane State Community College in 2013, Suma Cum Laude. Since graduation, Robert has treated many patients with a focus on orthopedic rehabilitation, spinal rehabilitation, aquatics, wound care, and vestibular reeducation. Additionally, Robert served in the United States Army for 10+ years as a member of the elite 3/75 Ranger Regiment where he excelled as a non-commissioned officer. Serving during the Global War on Terrorism, Robert was discharged honorably with numerous awards and decorations. Robert enjoys hiking with his wife and two children and loves sharing photos of nature’s beautiful waterfalls with his patients. Robert’s Vision: To coach, guide, mentor, and inspire each patient to make lifestyle changes to facilitate a decrease in pain and a gain in function so that they may go out and appreciate God's glory.
Jason D Martin, PTA, Partner Physical Therapist Assistant/ASTYM
Clinical Experience: Jason earned his Physical Therapist Assistant degree at Walters State Community College in 2000. Before that, he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from East Tennessee State, where he played football as a starting running back. Faith and fitness have always been at the forefront of Jason’s life. After graduating with his PTA degree, he has worked at and managed, a skilled nursing facility, inpatient rehab at the University of Tennessee, and owned/ shared partnership in an outpatient facility. Jason’s many years and practice in multiple settings have made him a wealth of knowledge and skill. Jason specializes in stroke and neuro re-education, orthopedics, wound care, vestibular correction/training, and athlete rehabilitation. After working for "big box therapy" Jason decided to start his own Christian-based treatment facility. Jason’s goal was to start a company where the patients and their needs are the first priority. He firmly believes in treating to standard, not to time. He also believes that a solid patient education is a foundation for establishing a quality relationship and the foundation to a successful therapeutic experience. Jason’s Vision: To provide a rehabilitation experience that is personal and catering to each patient's needs specifically. He accomplishes his vision for each patient by listening, displaying compassion, using education to establish trust, and developing a relationship to facilitate a long-lasting impact upon each patient and our community.