Meet Our Team


Darby Brighton
Licensed Physical Therapist, Owner
Darby is a licensed physical therapist. He received a Master's in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas in 1996. He owns and runs Innovative Spine Rehab right here in Little Rock, and has over 20 years of experience in the science of rehabilitation. Darby is also a veteran of the Little Rock Marathon and a competitor in Mixed Martial Arts and boxing.
Katie Dailey
Physical Therapist Assistant
Katie has been a PTA for 10 years. She received her certification in Massage Therapy in 2004 and an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy in 2006 from Southwestern Illinois College. After graduation, she worked at Alton PT in Alton, Illinois for 4 years, where she focused on orthopedic rehab and aquatic therapy. Katie began working for Darby in 2010. "It's always been my goal to help people improve themselves through exercise and self awareness." When she's not at work, she enjoys family time with her husband and two sons as well as cooking and baking.
Katherine Frazier
Physical Therapy Technician
Katherine received her bachelor's degree from Ouchita Baptist University in 2009. She began working for ISR that same year, and has been with us ever since. She loves working at ISR because the encouraging, positive, and light-hearted atmosphere gives patients such a great chance of success. When she's not at work, she loves painting oils and watercolors.
Beth McKitrick-Bandy
Physical Therapist

Beth has recently joined ISR.  She received her physical therapy degree from University of Mississippi in 1980.  She received her Master’s degree in Motor Learning from Kent State University and her MBA from University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  She became interested in the non-operative treatment of scoliosis after learning about Schroth therapy for scoliosis.  She is now one of five physical therapists in Arkansas trained in Schroth therapy, completing both C1 and C2 level training as well as Pilates Adaptations for Scoliosis.  When she is not working Beth enjoys hiking, reading and spending time with her grandchildren.

Elizabeth Smith-Kuykendall
Office Manager
Elizabeth has worked with Darby since ISR opened, way back in 2004. She processes insurance claims, tracks appointments, keeps the computer network running, and does just about anything else that needs to be done. Elizabeth has a real passion for life and for helping others. When she's not at work, she enjoys the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, and racing.