Our Clinicians

Vicki Sims - Gainesville Physical Therapy - leading sacroiliac joint dysfunction specialist

Vicki Sims

Co-Director & Physical Therapist

Vicki Sims, PT, CHT is a 1976 graduate of Georgia State University. She has practiced in the Gainesville, Georgia community since graduating. She is Clinical Co-Director of Gainesville Physical Therapy. She served as Director of Physical Therapy at Lanier Park Regional Hospital for nine years. Her clinical specialties include evaluation and treatment of sacroiliac joint dysfunction and low back pain, hand therapy (Certified Hand Therapist) and orthopedic manual therapy.

Vicki is active in research and has co-authored four clinical papers on the sacroiliac joint. In addition to her practice, since 1994 she has been teaching continuing education courses including “The Evaluation and Treatment of Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction.” Vicki had the distinction of being invited to speak at the 1995 International Conference on Sacroiliac Joint and Low Back Pain in San Diego, California.

Vicki co-authored three articles for publication and was invited to present at the 5th World Congress on Lower Back and Pelvic Pain in Melbourne, Australia in 2004. She has also written “The Definitive Book on the Treatment of SI Joint Dysfunction.”

Jeff Skorput

Co-Director & Physical Therapist

Jeff Skorput, PT is a 1977 graduate of The University of Vermont. Jeff has practiced orthopedic physical therapy since 1977, and with Gainesville Physical Therapy since 1987. He completed his certificate program in Orthopedic Physical Therapy in 1984. He teaches continuing education courses on the topic of Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Evaluation and Treatment. His clinical specialties include evaluation and treatment of sacroliac joint dysfunction, sports injury rehabilitation, treatment of TMJ disorders, and orthopedic manual therapy.

Hollie Mann

Marketing Director & Patient Co-Ordinator

Hollie has been with Gainesville Physical Therapy since 2010. She attended Piedmont College and Studied Mass Communications.
She is the Practice Administrator for the clinic and the Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Patient Coordinator . Hollie assists in
scheduling all medical appointments related to the treatment of sacroiliac joint dysfunction. She also provides recommendations
for accommodations, lodging and transportation.

Hollie is very active in assisting Vicki Sims, PT, CHT, with SI research and patient care. She facilitated many improvements
to and edited the second edition of “The Secret Cause of Low Back Pain.” Hollie works very closely with Vicki to advocate
for SI patients and increase awareness of the debilitating dysfunction.

In addition to her role as the SI patient coordinator, she oversees all marketing efforts for Gainesville Physical Therapy, manages the company administration, and serves as the community liaison.

Kristen Basinger

Physical Therapist & Certified Hand Therapist

Kristen Basinger, PT, CHT is a 1995 graduate of St. Louis University. Kristen has practiced physical therapy in Gainesville since 1995. Her clinical specialties include hand therapy (Certified Hand Therapist), orthopedic manual therapy, treatment of lymphedema and dry needling.

Nicole Burkett

Physical Therapist

Lydia Gailey

Physical Therapist

Lydia Gailey PT, DPT is a 2015 graduate of University of North Georgia Doctoral of Physical Therapy program. She is grew up in Gainesville, GA. She attended Furman University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science. Her clinical specialties include women’s and men’s pelvic health, orthopedic rehabilitation, and sacroiliac dysfunction. She also has her certification in dry needling. Lydia lives in Gainesville with her husband and two children, Wesley (4) and Anna Brooks (1). She has a passion for helping women specifically throughout pregnancy and during the post-partum period. 

Sarah Edwards

Physical Therapist Assistant

Sarah has been with Gainesville Physical Therapy since 2004. She grew up in Athens, GA and graduated from Athens Technical College in 2004. She currently lives in Jefferson, GA with her two children and dogs. Sarah actively participates with cub scouts and enjoys outdoor activities like camping, hiking and swimming. Specialties include treatment of sacroiliac joint dysfunction and the restorative disc program.

Andrea Watson

Beverly Hudson