LEADERSHIP

ETHAN WHITE

ETHAN WHITE

Chief Executive Officer // Founding Partner // Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, MSPT // EW Motion Therapy

Ethan’s passion is promoting health and vitality by empowering motion. Since 1999, his focus has been on building relationships, providing an exceptional client experience, and recognizing that every body and mind have their own unique potential. “From the beginning, to the present, and into the future, we have and will continue to promote an environment of continual learning, encouragement, and professionalism,” Ethan says. “Guided by our core values and driven by mission, our goal is to be the standard of care!” Mike Eskridge, COPDE and founding partner of EW Motion Therapy, states, “Ethan is a visionary. From our humble beginnings as a small physical therapy clinic to our evolution towards integrated wellness and rehab facilities, he has ensured that our core values remain foundational to our success.” Ethan’s areas of interest include research and development, organizational process, integrating wellness and rehabilitation platforms, and patient care. He values the importance of staying connected with clients. To do so, he remains active with patient careon a limited basisat our Homewood facility. Ethan stays active through Pilates, jogging, other forms of exercise, snow skiing, and being outdoors. He loves music, great food, travel, snow skiing, and spending time with his family. A native of Nacogdoches, Texas, he has lived in Homewood since 1996. Education: UAB, Master’s of Physical Therapy (1993); Auburn University, Bachelor of Science in Microbiology (1991).

MIKE ESKRIDGE

MIKE ESKRIDGE

Chief Officer of Professional Development and Education // Founding Partner // Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, MSPT // EW Motion Therapy

Mike’s passion is improving and promoting health, movement, and general wellbeing in everyone he encounters. Mike states, “I have always believed that if you can get a little better, you can get a lot better. Encouragement, being present, and a caring attitude are essential to healing. Those attributes are foundational in our treatments, training, and staff.” Ethan White, CEO and founding partner of EW Motion Therapy, states“Since 1999, Mike has believed that how well you move is a direct reflection of your health. He is a worldclass teacher, expert clinician, and a role model. Making the difficult look easy, Mike has promoted health and vitality in clients ranging from Olympians and professional athletes to both the young and elderly, as well as runners and those just wanting to move better.” Mike’s areas of interest include staff training and education designed to create a unique customer experience, mentoring, clinical inservice programming, developing unique evaluation and treatment sequencing, and promoting an atmosphere of encouragement. Additionally, Mike leads our EW RUN program. He combines his love for running with his expansive background in manual therapy and corrective exercise, with the goal of making running enjoyable and a lifelong activity. Mike stays active through his love of fishing, target shooting, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. A native of Birmingham, Mike has lived in Vestavia Hills since 2010. Education: UAB, Master’s of Physical Therapy (1992), Bachelor degree in Comprehensive Science (1991).

JON DELK

JON DELK

Chief Operating Officer // Partner // Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, MSPT // EW Motion Therapy

Jon’s passion is helping everyone reach their full potential. Jon connects with everyone from clients to colleagues by creating and executing performance plans based on individualized goals and interests.“ Jon masterfully inspires and builds confidence,” says Mike Eskridge, COPDE and founding partner.“  He is 100% a client and staff advocate, always working towards exceeding expectations and developing opportunities while achieving exceptional outcomes.” As chief operating officer, Jon is responsible for business operations and development, community relations, and heading the EW Motion Therapy leadership team. Additionally, Jon remains active with patient care at the Homewood clinic. Jon’s areas of interest include operational systemization and the developmental process, developing future EW leaders and clinicians, and strategic planning. His physical therapy areas of interest include low back and hip pain, sports injuries, general orthopedics, postoperative rehabilitation, and the development of longterm exercise programming. Jon maintains healthy functional training and nutrition. He is also active as a coach in youth sports and enjoys outdoor activities with his wife and children. The product of a military family that resided throughout the eastern United States and abroad, Jon has lived in Homewood since 1999. Education: UAB, Master’s of Physical Therapy (1999); East Carolina UniversityBachelor of Science in Chemistry (1997).

AMANDA KRUMRIE

AMANDA KRUMRIE

Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, DPT // Clinical Director of EW Motion Therapy Homewood

Amanda’s passion is promoting healthy movement patterns and lifestyles. She loves the reward of listening and effectively helping any person who walks in move better, feel better, and live better“Amanda has a true gift!” says Jon Delk, COO and partner of EW Motion Therapy. She effortlessly combines expert evaluation and treatment techniques with an uncanny ability to promote healthy life style choices.” As the Clinical Director of EW Motion Therapy Homewood, Amanda both manages and is involved in patient care. In addition to her primary responsibilities, Amanda participates in clinical education, mentoring and serves on the EW leadership team. She has certifications in RockTape and Functional Movement Techniques (FMT) as well as advanced training in InstrumentAssisted Tissue Mobilization (INSTM). Amanda has a broad range of interests. From back pain and women’s health to neurological issues and general orthopedics, Amanda enjoys challenging herself to learn more and develop professionally. Amanda has incorporated a weekly exercise routine into her life that she calls “movement and mental therapy sessions.” During these, she practices, analyzes, and gains personal experience on both current and new treatment techniques with the goal of improving patient careA native of Chicago, Amanda has called Birmingham home since 2004. Education: UAB, Doctor of Physical Therapy (2011); Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science (2008).

JESSE DOUGLAS

JESSE DOUGLAS

Director of EW FIT // Motion Specialist // Certified Fitness Specialist // EW Motion Therapy Homewood

Jesse is the founder and lead instructor of EW FIT. Jesse’s passion rests in his unique ability to apply functional exercise programming to promote stabilitymobility, and healthy motion in a safe and effective manner. Mike Eskridge, COPDE and founding partner of EW Motion Therapy, has referred to Jesse as “a true virtuoso” and says that Jesse expertly incorporates foundational motion principles and current theories of movement into individualized programs that build longterm health and vitality while creating an experience that is both uniquely challenging and rewardingAs our lead Motion Specialist, Jesse instructs 30 to 40 private and small group classes per week, conducts weekly developmental programs for professional staff, and continues his pursuit of excellence through continuing education. Jesse’s primary influences in performance training are Mike Boyle, Gray Cook, and Pavel Tsatsouline. He credits Mike Eskridge, Ethan White, and Jon Delk with developing his ability to safely integrate aging or injured bodies into safe and effective longterm training programs.Jesse has advanced training in Strong first Kettlebell, CoreAlign™, and Stick Mobility. Jesse has successfully trained all ages. From the young to the old, the athlete to the non-athlete, even the occasional mixed martial arts fighter, Jesse develops programming that helps his clients achieve their performance goalsJesse says, “I get to live my passion. I love to move, and I like not being in pain! More importantly, I am extremely fortunate to be able to spend my day teaching people how to do just that.” With more than 10,000 hours of small group and personal training programming as an instructor and supervisor, Jesse has become a true master of his craftA native of Birmingham, Jesse has lived in Irondale since 2005. Education: Balanced Body, Core Align (2018); Stick MobilityCertification (2018), Strong first Kettlebell User Course (2014), ACSM Health Fitness Specialist (2005); Troy University,  Bacheloof Science in Exercise Performance and Health Promotion (2005).

KEVIN COLEMAN

KEVIN COLEMAN

Licensed Physical Therapist, PT , DPT // Clinical Director of EW Motion Therapy Tuscaloosa

Kevin’s passion is improving mobility, function, and performance so clients can live the lifestyle and perform the activities they enjoy. “Kevin is an outstanding clinician and manager,” says Jon Delk, COO and partner of EW Motion Therapy. He produces excellent outcomes by combining a unique skill set that includes manual therapy and corrective exercise with a wealth of health and wellness knowledge. I guarantee it: Kevin can get you moving better, feeling better, and living better!” Kevin is responsible for patient care, management, and marketing. He leads and participates in weekly staff education, business development, and mentoring. A master evaluator of movement, Kevin combines his physical therapy background with experience in highintensity interval training, athletics, and training to design individualized programs that maximize function. “Through education and experience,” Kevin states, “I adjust treatment plans and exercise routines based on body types and needs. To be successful, we must meet clients where they are, design individualized programs, and be present.” Kevin’s areas of interest include manual therapy, spinal dysfunction, overuse injuries, sports performance and injury prevention/rehabilitation, and exercise programming and prescription.Kevin practices what he preaches. He stays active through highintensity interval workouts and strength training. He enjoys hunting, fishing, his dog, and being outside. Kevin is a native of Rainsville, Alabama and has lived in Tuscaloosa since 2016. Education: Stick Mobility Certification (2018); Alabama State University, Doctor of Physical Therapy (2012); University of Alabama, Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science (2007).

BECCA LEE

BECCA LEE

Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, DPT // Clinical Director, EW Motion Therapy Trussville // EW Yoga Instructor // EW Motion Therapy Trussville

Becca’s passion is helping every client reach their full potential by treating each one as a unique individual and personalizing their treatments according to their needs. “Becca cares deeply about her clients and staff,” says Mike Eskridge, COPDE and founding partner of EW Motion Therapy. She always goes the extra mile to help clients maximize their full potential. Becca is a true leader, compassion ate and caring.”In addition to managing the Trussville clinic and treating patients, Becca teaches yoga classes and is a member of the EW Motion Therapy leadership team. By combining her physical therapy education with her yoga background, Becca creates treatment progressions that help clients to move better, feel better, and live betterBecca’s areas of interest include women’s health, spine and lumbopelvic dysfunction, post operative habilitation, improving balance and decreasing fall risk, and yoga. Becca is certified in drneedling and has completed yoga continuing education. Becca maintains a healthy and active lifestyle through running, taking exercises classes, being active outdoorsand spending time with her friends and family. A native of Montgomery, she has called Birmingham home since 2011. Education: Dry Needling Certification (2016); EW Motion Therapy Yoga Training Program (2015); UABDoctor of Physical Therapy (2014); Auburn University, Bachelor’s degrees in Biomedical Sciences and Spanish (2011).

SCOTT SALL

SCOTT SALL

Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, MSPT // Certified Dry Needling Specialist / Clinical Director of EW Motion Therapy Hoover

Scott’s passion is to help people recognize their opportunity to improve, promote and retain healthy movement patterns through strategies and techniques that enhance their potential to move better, feel better, and live betterScott has an extensive background in manual therapy, corrective exercise, client education, and dry needling. He provides handson care during client interventions to address movement impairments. Jon Delk, COO and partner of EW Motion Therapy, states“Scott’s extensive work and training with the adolescent athlete, his knowledge of growthrelated injuries, and his advanced skill of incorporating manual therapy with corrective exercise allows him to develop practical, safe, and effective treatment programs for patients from gymnasts to dancers to runners to football players.” Scott’s areas of interest include maximizing the potential of the adolescent athlete, developing sound lumbopelvichipkneeanklefoot strategies to promote injury prevention, growthrelated injuries, sports injury prevention and rehabilitation, postconcussion rehabilitation, TMJ, neck pain, shoulder pain, and back pain. Scott is a Fellow with the Gray Institute and is certified in DryNeedling. Additionally, he is pursuing advanced training in CoreAlign integration. He stays active with CrossFit, running, hiking, and photography and enjoys spending time with his family. A native of Chicago, Scott has lived in Birmingham since 1990. Education: Dry Needling Certification (2015)Gray Institute, Fellow FAFS (2007); UAB, Master’s of Physical Therapy (1997); University of Tennessee, Masters of Exercise Science (1989); CarsonNewman College, Bachelor’s in Exercise Science (1987).

RACHEL GOLDEN

RACHEL GOLDEN

Business Manager // ATC // EW Motion Therapy

Rachel’s passion rests in assisting clients and improving organizational processes so our staff can achieve EW’s mission of promoting health and vitality by empowering motionShe expertly embraces her rolein operations, marketing and sales, and finance, and works hard to ensure EW’s success in each area. “Rachel is far more than our business manager,” says Ethan White, CEO and founding partner of EW Motion Therapy. “She embodies the very essence of EW. She began as a technician in 2003, became our billing coordinator in 2011, and then, based on success in those rolesshe was promoted to our business manager. She brings a keen intellect, exceptional work ethic, and an unusually strong ability to turn todays challenges into tomorrow’s possibilities.” Rachel is responsible for oversight of human resources, billing, credentialing, accounts receivable, and risk management. Rachel stays current with continuing education related to billing and coding, risk management, and insurance regulations. Additionally, she finds time to maintain her athletic training certification and help with EW events and workshops. Her areas of interest include improving customer service, enhancing the client experience, and current evaluation and treatment trends in athletic training. Rachel stays active by playing with her dogs, pursuing her personal yoga and Pilates practice, spending time outdoors, and hanging out with her friends and family. A native of Roswell, Georgia, Rachel has made Birmingham her home since 2000. Education: Samford University, Bachelor of Exercise Science (2004).

CANDY EARLY

CANDY EARLY

EW Body Specialist // Marketing Liaison // Athletic Trainer, ATC // EW Motion Therapy Homewood // EW Motion Therapy

Candy’s passion is building lifelong relationships with her clients. “Candy has a true gift in connecting with people,” says Mike Eskridge, COPDE and founding partner of EW Motion Therapy. “Whether she is working on a client in our EW Body program or building a unique marketing relationship, Candy’s love for people shines through!” As our lead EW Body Specialist, Candy incorporates more than 20 years of experience in soft tissuemassage and exercise techniques that promote health and vitality in her clients. With her athletic training background, Candy has worked extensively with adolescent and adult athletes to prevent injury and improve performance. Additionally, Candy loves to share the “EW story” through eventsworkshops, and meetingsCandy’s areaof interest include sports performance, injury prevention, dance, and helping her clients maintain a healthy lifestyleShe stays active with regular Zumba classes, travel, shopping, and spending time with her family and friendsA native of Homewood, Candy has lived in Gardendale since 1996. Education: Samford University, Degree in Athletic Training (1996); Auburn UniversityBachelor’s Degree in Health and Human Promotion (1992).