Kim Collins, Physical Therapy Assistant

Kim received her degree in Physical Therapy Assistance and Applied Science from Northern Virginia College. She is passionate about health and fitness, having over 20 years of experience working in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine clinics. Prior to moving to Huntsville, Kim was employed at The Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida, working alongside renowned sports medicine doctors, James Andrews, Jeffrey Dugas, and Lyle Cain.

Kim joined the staff of Austin Physical Therapy in August of 2010. Since joining, Kim has been trained in Postural Restoration techniques which she uses daily with her patients. She also has advanced training in Geriatric Medicine and Aqua Therapy from Aquatic Therapy and Rehab Institute. Being a former half Ironman participant, she has firsthand training experience as well as experience training other athletes. Currently Kim works at both clinics, on land at the Jones Valley clinic and in the water at our Cove clinic. You will see Kim in our Therapy Pool providing fun and caring specialized care two days a week.

As the daughter of an Air Force officer, Kim grew up moving both within the United States and internationally. The moving continued when she married a Navy pilot. After her husband retired from the Navy, Kim relocated to Huntsville in 2009. Together with her husband and son, they are happy to claim “Sweet Home Alabama” as their permanent home.

Kim has lived in Germany and Turkey, as well as different parts of Florida. In her spare time, Kim enjoys biking, hiking, and kayaking.

A passion for health and fitness
As a former half Ironman participant, Kim has firsthand training experience, as well as experience training other athletes.