Fortinberry Physical Therapy provides professional PT services to patients of all ages. We treat orthopedic, neurological, vestibular, chronic and acute conditions. We use the latest exercise and modalities to get you better, faster.

Serving the community with physical therapy treatment for all diagnosis including:

  • arthritis
  • sprains
  • strains
  • post-operative care
  • women's health issues


Print Your Paperwork

These are the forms that you will need to fill out at your initial evaluation. You can print them from here and bring them on your first day. This will speed up your appointment time.

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There is a map included with the downloadable forms, but in case you need more details directions, here's a link to Google Maps. We are located at 709 Robb Street in Summit, MS.

Summit Directions

Liberty Directions

Tylertown Directions


Brad Fortinberry

Brad Fortinberry, PT, DPT is a lifelong resident of Pike County. He graduated University Medical Center in 1997 with a BS in physical therapy and again in 2004 with a Doctorate in physical therapy. He has 20 years of experience in helping the community with a multitude of diagnosis. He also has been a career long volunteer at varsity athletic events assisting injured athletes back on the field quickly. Brad specializes in orthopedic and neurological injuries.

Melissa Fortinberry

Melissa Fortinberry, PT graduated From University Medical Center in 1996 with a BS in physical therapy. She has served this community for the past 25 years in a variety of settings including home health, inpatient therapy, long term care, and outpatient therapy. Melissa has completed specialized training in pelvic floor rehabilitation including the treatment of urinary and bowel incontinence, urinary frequency and urgency, post-partum pain, back and SI pain, and pelvic pain. She has also received specialized training in vestibular rehabilitation which includes the treatment of various causes of vertigo and dizziness.

Keith Hammon

Keith Hammon, PTA, is a 2010 graduate of Meridian Community College’s physical therapy assistant program. Keith was raised in Walthall county and currently resides in McComb with his wife, Adrian and boys, Mason and Hunter. Keith has served in the outpatient and long-term care setting during his career.

Mike Dunaway

Michael Dunaway, a long time resident of Pike county, has been practicing physical therapy in the Southwest MS region for 22 years. He remained in this region to develop his career and serve his hometown after completion of his physical therapy degree from University Medical Center in 1997. He has worked in acute care, long term care, home health, and outpatient settings, providing him with a well rounded and varied scope of practice. Fortinberry Physical Therapy is excited to have him as an addition to our professional staff as he is highly regarded by his peers and loved by his patients. He is currently the primary physical therapist in our Liberty office where he can handle all of your outpatient physical therapy needs from head to toe.

Brooke Smith

Brooke Smith, PTA is a lifelong resident of Pike County. She graduated from PRCC's PTA program in 2020 and returned home to Summit to begin her career as a therapist. Brooke has been trained in treating women's health issues as well as BPPV (vertigo).

Emily Troxler

Emily Troxler is a 2009 graduate of University of MS Medical Center with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and a 2006 graduate of University of Southern MS with a B.S. degree in Biology. She has served Southwest MS in multiple treatment settings including acute, long term care, and outpatient therapy. Emily is the primary physical therapist for our Tylertown office. She looks forward to serving fellow Walthall countians with the knowledge and experience gained over 12 years of physical therapy practice.

Joshua Hutson

Joshua Hutson, DPT is a 2022 graduate of The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Doctorate of Physical Therapy program. Josh was raised in Amite County and now lives in southern Pike County. Josh attended Southwest MS Community College and then Mississippi State University where he graduated in 2018 with a BS in Biological Sciences. Josh is currently certified in LSVT BIG which aims to dampen the limitations caused by Parkinson’s Disease.

Kayley Ginn

Kayley Ginn, PTA, is a lifelong resident of Amite County. She has obtained a degree from Pearl River Community College as a physical therapist assistant. Kayley has served in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient, acute, and long-term care. Kayley currently holds licenses in Mississippi and Louisiana. She also is studying under the instruction of a Physical Therapist in women's health and vertigo to better serve her community.

Makenzie Smith

Makenzie Smith, PTA, is a 2023 graduate of Meridian Community College’s physical therapist assistant program. Makenzie went to Loyd Star high school and currently resides in Wesson, Ms. Prior to PTA school, she attended Copiah-Lincoln Community College where she played softball for the Lady Wolves. She plans on furthering her education in women’s health to better serve her community.

Our Facilities


Do you take my insurance?

We take all major insurances, and we are in network with a large number of carriers. Medicare/Medicaid included. Contact us today with your specific plan and we can check for you.

How do I make an appointment?

First you need and order from your doctor, nurse practitioner, dentist, chiropractor, or other health care provider. When you have this, just call 601.276.2200 and we will be glad to give you the first available appointment.

What are your hours?

We are open 8-5 Monday through Friday and closed 12-1 for lunch. We are closed on major holidays.

Is your building handicapped accessible?

Yes. Parking is directly in front of the building with a ramp from the street. There is also a wide ramp to enter the building.

Services We Offer

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