Meet our awesome staff! Read their bios and get to know them a little better. Also, read to find out where they are currently working.
Cindy Ellis, PT, President
Cynthia Ellis Witherspoon, PT, founded Ellis Physical Therapy Associates, Inc. in May of 1984. She has served as whole owner and President of the company since incorporating.
Ms. Ellis Witherspoon is a 1975 graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. She has served on the South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners since 1990 and served as chair from 1996-2006. She practices at the Sunset Blvd Clinic.
Adrianne Coleman, PT, DPT
Adrianne obtained her bachelors degree in Health Studies from Utica College in upstate NY and then received her doctorate in physical therapy, graduating with honors. She then began working for Ellis PT and has since obtained her orthopedic manual therapy certification from the Medical University of South Carolina. Presently she is certified in Dry Needling for both upper and lower extremities from the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy. She enjoys working with a variety of diagnosis and age groups to help them achieve improved function. She enjoys spending time with her family, running, regular strength training and yoga.
Austin Holley, PT, DPT
Austin completed her bachelors in Health and Exercise Science from Bridgewater College in northern VA in 2013 and her doctorate in physical therapy from Shenandoah University in Winchester VA in 2016. Austin began with Ellis shortly after graduation and recently became the Center Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCCE). Also, she has completed Level 1 of Myofascial decompression or "cup therapy" course work to better serve her patients. She has a passion for athletes, running/gait mechanics, and neurological diagnosis. Outside of work, she enjoys sports, shopping, and playing with her dog.
Misty was born and raised in Lexington County, South Carolina with two sisters. She is a proud mother of two and an aunt. Misty has been with Ellis Physical Therapy for 9 years as an administrative assistant at both the Garners Ferry and Sunset locations. She enjoys time with her family, being outdoors, and traveling.
Rebecca came to Columbia, SC for college where she earned a bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication at USC. She started working at the Garners Ferry location in 2015 and functions as our administrative assistant. Rebecca enjoys reading magazines, solving puzzles, and spending time with her family.
Daniel graduated from Furman University with his bachelors of science in Health Sciences in 2016. He began with Ellis as an observational student seeking hours for graduate school but easily transitioned into a full time position as a rehab tech and the wellness coordinator. Daniel plans to attend PT school in the near future. In his free time, he enjoys venturing to new restaurants & spending time with friends.
Eva is a mother of two and a native of Columbia, SC. She graduated from Remington College where she studied to become a registered medical assistant. She began with Ellis Physical Therapy as a rehab tech shortly after graduation in 2013.