Schedule Appointment

Kim Bunten

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Kim graduated from Saint Louis University in 1985 with her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2012. Her clinical experiences focus primarily on outpatient orthopedics and women’s health. She is skilled in treatment of all regions of the body and is a Graston Technique provider.

Kim’s passionate commitment to quality patient care eventually led to the creation of Priority Physical Therapy in 1998. Kim’s tenacity and attachment to her community gave rise to our current 5,500 square foot facility in the heart of Palmyra. Kim holds herself and her carefully selected staff to the highest standard of excellence that can be achieved. The result is her continued reinvestment in our communities and families.

Kim and her husband have three grown children and one granddaughter. In her free time, Kim loves to garden, travel and spend time with family and friends.

Lesley Turner

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Lesley graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2009 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Following graduation, she worked in the faculty practice at Washington University for 6 years under the mentorship of highly trained faculty and practitioners. Her training and practice has focused on analyzing the human movement system and providing treatment and education to achieve optimal health. She began working at Priority Physical Therapy in 2016. She is skilled in the treatment of all regions of the body, and particularly enjoys the spine, shoulder and knee. She is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) and has had additional training in management of cancer related side effects.

She is pleased to continue her career at Priority Physical Therapy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and being outdoors.

Lauren Huggins

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Lauren graduated from Saint Louis University in 2012 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). Following graduation, she worked within the hospital setting prior to transitioning to outpatient physical therapy. Lauren has advanced training in The McKenzie method of treating back pain. She is also a Graston Technique provider.

Lauren is originally from Missouri and has lived in Florence since 2012.

Jordan Pautler

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Jordan graduated from Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville IL in 2011 earning her Physical Therapist Assistant and Associates in Applied Science degree.  She later continued her education at The Body Therapy Center and School of Massage earning her Massage Therapist License in January of 2018. Along with being a Graston Technique provider, Jordan is also certified in Myofascial Release. She treats a variety of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.

Jordan is a competitive barrel racer and enjoys spending her time outdoors with her horses.