Our Staff

Meet Our Friendly Staff

You'll always get one-on-one care from the staff at Montgomery East Physical Therapy. As a physical therapist-owned company, the therapist is only scheduled with one patient at a time. This personal care has helped our therapists make a difference in the lives of our of patients for many years.

Give our office a call at 334-244-5892 to schedule your appointment with one of our highly knowledgeable and experienced physical therapists.
Danny Sutter, P.T.
Danny graduated from the University of Alabama in 1975, and UAB School of Physical Therapy in 1978. After gaining experience in hospitals in Birmingham Alabama and Columbus Georgia, he and his wife Terrye moved to Montgomery in 1983 where he co-founded Rehab Associates. Although Danny has and does work in many areas of Physical Therapy, he now focuses on orthopedic problems and gait balance issues. He has a special interest in management of Joint Replacement, Myofascial pain, and management of Orthopedic/postural issues associated with osteoporosis. Danny and his staff are dedicated to a hands on approach with their patients. Danny is married to Terrye Graham Sutter and they have two children, Graham and Danielle Sutter

Sandra Whaley, P.T., D.P.T.
Sandra Whaley received her Masters in Physical Therapy in 1997 from the University of Alabama Birmingham, and her Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2009 from Alabama State University. She has been with Montgomery East Physical Therapy since 2014. She is married with two children.
Linda Perez, L.P.T.A
Linda Perez graduated from South University in 2010. She has been with Montgomery East Physical Therapy since 2010. She enjoys working with her patients and helping to return them back to their maximum level of function. She is married to Andy and their family includes 8 children and 6 grandchildren.

Linda Arndt Craig, L.P.T.A.
Linda Arndt Craig graduated from UAB in 1988 and has worked in the Montgomery area as a physical therapist assistant since then. Linda has worked in a variety of healthcare settings through her career including home health, inpatient hospital, and several outpatient physical therapy clinics and was co-owner of King and Craig Rehabilitation, LLC.
Linda has worked with orthopedic problems from hand & shoulder to spinal diagnosis all the way down to the ankle/foot. But her specialty is working with chronic pain patients. She educates the patients on the causes of pain and how to avoid continued pain or increases in pain. She has taught back schools for several years for a variety of patients with vast work setting and home settings. Linda feels that educating the patient is the most important aspect of physical therapy. She has been trained to work with balance dysfunction with and without vestibular problems.  
Linda has been happily married to Gary Craig for 23 years and they have three wonderful children ranging in ages from 16 to 22 years old.

Christie Pettit, L.P.T.A
Christie Pettit joined the Montgomery East Physical Therapy team in October, 2016. She is a 1993 graduate of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at the University of Alabama Birmingham and had held licenses as a PTA in both Alabama and North Carolina. Christie has worked in a variety of settings throughout her career with the majority of her experience being in orthopedics. She has also developed a special interest in the area of total joint replacement of the knee. Outside the clinic, Christie enjoys spending time with her husband Aaron and their dog Ramsey.
Allison Cater, Office Manager
My name is Allison, I have been with Montgomery East Physical Therapy since 2006. I have over 20 years experience in medical coding and billing. In addition to managing the office, I also handle all of the insurance and billing needs for the office. I enjoy my job, getting to know our patients and working with our staff.

Helpful Additional Staff:

Mimi Alter, Patient Coordinator

Hello, my name is Mimi or usually just mom since my husband Bruce and I have five children. I am a lifelong resident of Montgomery and have a Masters in Psychology. Montgomery East Physical Therapy has been my second home for 7 years and I have thoroughly enjoyed meeting so many patients and seeing them improve from their first visit to their last. My official title is patient coordinator and I’m always available to help patients in the “front” office.
Britney Brown, Aide
Hi! My name is Britney. I'm 25 and originally from Pensacola Florida. I've been with Montgomery East Physical Therapy since 2013. The most rewarding part of my job is working with the patients, motivating them and putting a smile on their face. I'm currently attending school at AUM working towards my BS in Early Childhood Education. In my spare time I enjoy going to the movies and eating ice cream.
Hannah Rutland, Aide
My name is Hannah and I have worked at Montgomery East Physical Therapy since 2015. I am currently attending AUM in the pursuit of a nursing degree. I'm also in the Army National Guard and a mother to a perfect 4 year old little boy!
Andrea Cater, Aide
My name is Andrea, I am 19 years old, and originally from Carrollton Georgia. I graduated from Wetumpka High School, where I took two years of medical classes which is leading me to pursue certification in Billing and Coding. Although I love my job and working with patients, in my spare time shopping is my favorite.
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