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.
Elizabeth Holder
Physical Therapy Technician
Elizabeth graduated from UCA with her Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology in 2014. She has been working in the field of physical therapy (rehabilitation) since the fall of 2014. She is a certified cryotherapy technician, and has been running the cryotherapy machine at Central Arkansas Cryotherapy since 2015. Elizabeth loves working in the field of rehabilitation, and is excited about the potential of cryotherapy. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family, fishing, camping, kayaking, hunting, and hiking.
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.
Trodreigus "Troy" Lewis
Receptionist
Troy has been with ISR since 2016. He has always loved to make people laugh; he truly believes it's the best medicine. He was born and raised in Texarkana, but came to Little Rock to attend Philander Smith college, where he studied biology. He enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with family. Someday, he hopes to become a celebrity stylist.