475 South Main Street
Hinesville, Georgia 31313
Phone: (912) 368-4131
Fax: (912) 368-4132
Meet Our Hinesville Staff
Office Manager: Courtney Jones
Joey Sims, PT, DPT
Graduated from Medical College of Georgia with DPT in 2012
Clinical Director of West Rehab Hinesville
Why did you choose Physical Therapy as your profession? I chose to become a physical therapist because I enjoy interacting with people. It is very fulfilling to me when I am able to help folks return to function and perform activities they enjoy. Physical Therapy is such a dynamic profession, and I love that it is always being molded and changed in order to more effectively improve peoples’ lives.
Why WEST? West Rehab is well-respected in the community and Southeast Georgia. Becky and Brian have created a wonderful, caring atmosphere in which the patients come first.
Why should a patient choose you as their PT? I believe that I can provide patients with excellent quality physical therapy that is tailored to the needs of the individual. I am always trying to sharpen my skills and remain a dynamic PT as ultimately, the patient who benefits most.
What’s something interesting about you? I am an avid golfer and fisherman. I find fishing a lot easier than golf.
Koby Hayes, PTA
South University, 2010
Associates of Science Degree in Physical Therapy Assisting
Why WEST? I actually went to the West Rehab location in Richmond Hill for my therapy.
Why should a patient choose you as their PTA? I enjoy treating injuries of all types, but I really enjoy back and shoulder injuries due to the challenges they present.
What’s an interesting fact about yourself: Yes, I like pina coladas and getting caught in the rain.
Amy Harkness, OT
Graduated in 1995 from Barry University in Miami Beach, Florida with a degree in Occupational Therapy
Why did you choose Occupational Therapy as your profession? I wanted to make a difference in the lives of others. I love to help people become independent or return to doing what they want to do.
Why WEST? I believe in Brian and Becky West and they gave me the opportunity to work with a variety of clients from infants to elderly.
Why should a patient choose you as their OT? I have a diverse interest in populations. I specialize in pediatrics with developmental delays as well as hand therapy for adults following surgery or having therapy to potentially avoid surgery.
What’s an interesting fact about yourself: For fun I enjoy traveling and have been to nearly 15 different countries. Most recently was a mission trip to Nicaragua with my middle daughter before she goes off to college.
Nicole Sutton, OT
Tennessee State University, 2014
Masters of Occupational Therapy
Why did you choose OT as your profession? I always knew I wanted to be in a rehab profession and help others. I enjoy the mix of physical and social/emotional components related to care that occupational therapy emphasizes. While earning my bachelor’s degree in Communicative Disorders at the University of WI I discovered a new interest – occupational therapy. It gave me “the best of both worlds” with cognitive and psychological components from speech therapy and physical and technical aspects of physical therapy. I enjoy working with children and adults. It’s a great mix.
Why WEST? West Rehab is a great environment with caring clinicians and a supportive staff. They work hard to ensure we as clinicians are up to date on the latest research by providing opportunities for professional development.
Why should a patient choose me as their OT? I have experience treating children with developmental delays as well as adults with orthopedic injuries of their hand, elbow, and shoulder. I enjoy the unique challenges that hand therapy patients give and I love how silly I get to be with the kiddos.
Interesting fact about me: I’m originally from Wisconsin. Yes, I love cheese. Yes, I LOVE the Packers/Badgers.