Anura Bandara is a Physical Therapist with over 30 years of work experience. Anura is skilled at working with patients of all ages in a wide variety of orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions.
He enjoys using his skills and creativity to design comprehensive treatment plans to help his patients achieve their rehabilitation and functional goals.
He is certified in orthopedic manual therapy with Maitland Institute and he is trained as functional capacity evaluator with Roy Matheson Institute. He also has experience in performing work conditioning evaluation in the management of patients with industrial and work related injuries.
Read more: Anura Bandara, PT, COMT
Linda is a graduate of University of Illinois, Chicago School of Massage and completion of residency program in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy. Linda is a former collegiate athlete, competitive natural bodybuilder, who believes in a lifelong healthy and fit lifestyle.
Linda comes to MidAmerica Orthopaedics with the vast majority of her career and expertise working side by side with orthopedic specialists and sports medicine specialists; taking pride in patient outcome and satisfaction.
Read more: Linda Griffis, PT, CMT
David earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Illinois in 2017. Physical therapy is not his first career, as he was a high school Spanish teacher in Virginia, was an account manager for a transportation company and worked for a publisher before attending PT school.
During PT school, David saw patients in various hospital settings, long-term care, occupational medicine and outpatient orthopedics. He particularly enjoys the interactions with his patients, working with compassion and caring for their well-being. His particular favorite part of PT is seeing his patients improve in their function and mobility, from a variety of diagnoses and physical limitations.
Read more: David Hughes PT, DPT
Elise has her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and has been working at MidAmerica Orthopedics since graduating PT school in 2012.
Her physical therapy education focused highly on evidence based practice and functional patient outcomes. Elise uses patient input and creativity to design the best treatment plan for her patients.
Read more: Elise Rohan, PT, DPT