Our Dedicated therapists
Our dedicated staff is comprised of therapists with different backgrounds and strengths. Whether for you or for a family member, we have the experience to meet your specific needs.
You will receive highly personalized, specialized, sensitive, and confidential attention under the care of all of our providers!
Megan Siems, P.T.
Megan Siems, P.T. received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is from Columbus and has been practicing physical therapy for 12.5 years. She specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation, myofascial release, manual therapy, urinary incontinence, and lymphedema management. She has extensive training and education in myofascial release, urinary incontinence, lymphedema management, and therapeutic yoga. Megan is married, has one son, and is currently expecting another. Her hobbies include reading, spending time with family, and primitive archery.
Afton Rushing, PTA
Afton Rushing, PTA, received her Associates Degree of Physical Therapy Assistant Technology from Itawamba Community College. She is from Columbus and has been practicing full time for 5.5 years. Afton specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation as well as myofascial release and manual therapy. She has extensive training in myofascial release, manual therapy, lymphedema management, and aquatic therapy. She is married and has three children. Her interests include sports and outdoor activities as well as spending time with her family.
Pamela Fox, PTA
Pamela Fox, PTA, received her Associates Degree of Physical Therapy Assistant Technology from Itawamba Community College. She is originally from West Point and has been practicing full time, for 4.5 years. She specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation as well as myofascial release. She has had broad training in myofascial release and manual therapy as well as orthopedics. Pam is married and expecting her first child. Her hobbies include watching sporting events, art, and reading.
Leslie Johnston, DPT
Leslie Johnston, DPT, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University for Women. She continued her education and completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is from Macon and has been practicing physical therapy full time, for 3 years. Leslie specializes in orthopedic rehabilitation, sports medicine, myofascial release, and manual therapy. She also has extensive training in the management of lymphedema patients. She is married and has one son. Her hobbies include golf, various outdoor activities, and spending time with her family.
Mary Margaret Crowson, PT, DPT
Mary Margaret has been a Physical Therapist at our Magnolia location in Starkville since 2014. She graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2011. Mary Margaret, her husband Josh, and their two children (Cara and Cayden) live in Louisville.
Her passion is helping people get out of pain and get moving pain-free ASAP so they can enjoy their life, sport, or work. Mary Margaret’s areas of interest and specialty are orthopedic injuries. She has certifications and training in Dry Needling, Kinesiotaping, Myofascial Release, and the McKenzie method.
David Hughes Jr is originally from Aliceville, Alabama where he graduated from Aliceville High School, May of 2014. During that time he discovered that he wanted to purpose a career in the medical field. His love for helping others and sports directed him to athletic training. David graduated with his B.S degree in Athletic Training from the University of West Alabama, May of 2018. While attending UWA David provided athletic training services for the men’s basketball, football, volleyball, men’s soccer, and softball. David began working for Magnolia Rehabilitation on July 9th, 2018. He currently serves as an Athletic Trainer for the local area. In addition to his professional pursuits, David enjoys cooking, talking about sports, and playing video games.
Carlton, Athletic Trainer
Carlton Clay, Starkville, MS Native, HAILSTATE, GO JACKETS, Mississippi State Kinesiology graduate, West Alabama Athletic Training graduate. I am entering my fifth year with Magnolia, and first year as an Athletic Trainer for Magnolia. My favorite part of my job: Is helping patients get over the initial fear of starting physical therapy by finding a way to put a smile on their faces through a mutual interest and being a positive influence on the lives of the young athletes at the school I cover.