Carefree Staff

Physical Therapists

Wendel Thomas

Wendy Thomas, PT, DPT

Wendy "Wendel" Thomas is a native Arizonian, born and raised in Mesa. She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Midwestern University following a degree in Exercise Science/Education from Arizona State University. Wendy has experience in athletic training, fitness instructing and taught Elementary Physical Education in Mesa for 10 years prior to receiving her doctorate. Wendel became a PT due to a knee injury she sustained in high school which required her to have surgery and receive rehab in order to return to playing basketball. She has gained clinical experience in acute rehabilitation and outpatient sports medicine clinics. When Wendel is not working you will find her on her mountain bike. She loves the thrill of downhill mountain biking and descending steep drops in Sedona.
Lorri Bentley

Lorri Bentley PT, MS, Carefree Clinic Director

Lorri Bentley is proud to have been born and raised here in Phoenix, Arizona. Lorri graduated from Sunny Slope High School, and as a matter of fact, it’s the same high school her father graduated from back in the late 50’s. Lorri is blessed with two lovely daughters that she raised as a single mother while getting her Bachelor of Science degree in Corporate Fitness at Grand Canyon University, where she graduated with honors of Summa Cum Lade in 1995.  She continued her education attending graduate school from Arizona School of Health Sciences, now known as A.T. Still University with her Master’s in Physical Therapy in 1998. Lorri previously owned and operated an out-patient physical therapy practice in the Phoenix area. She has experience with a wide variety of patients, such as motor vehicle accident victims, work related injuries, children with cerebral palsy, torticollis, sprains and strains of all sorts, and joint replacement rehabilitation. Additionally, Lorri has extensive experience working with just about every musculoskeletal and neurological condition known. Most recently, Lorri comes from a management position of a corporate, outpatient physical therapy office. After meeting both Todd and Leslie Cadby, owners of Rebound, as well as seeing how they run and operate Rebound, she knew instantly this is where she belongs. Lorri is happy to be a part of Team Rebound where she can fulfill her passion for giving the highest quality of care to each of her patients. “My vision is to provide my patients with best possible care and give them hope on their road to recovery. I strive to build a therapist/patient relationship with each and every patient that is both a successful and enjoyable experience”. When Lorri is not working, you can find her outside working in the garden, enjoying her backyard pool or exploring the countryside on her Harley Davidson. Lorri cherishes her time with her family along with her two daughters Brittany and Lauren who are both currently RNs at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. She is a proud grandma of her grandson, Mason, who is the apple of her eye!
Patty Barrack

Patricia Barrack, MPT

Patricia “Patty” grew up in a small town in Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. She received her Bachelor of Arts from University of Massachusetts – Amherst. After college, Patty was accepted to the prestigious University of Southern California graduate program for Physical Therapy. After graduating she obtained licensing in California, Alaska, Oregon and Arizona. She has had an interesting career practicing in a variety of settings in all 4 states! Patty has worked extensively in outpatient physical therapy settings and has developed skills in manual therapy for back, neck, shoulder, hip and sacral iliac dysfunctions. Patty enjoys treating wide range of pathologies from vestibular rehab, balance disorders, post mastectomy rehab, and all orthopedic conditions. Patty believes in continuous growth and has completed an exhaustive list of continuing ed to enable her to hone her skills and keep abreast of the latest research and rehab protocols with the rapidly evolving medical field. Patty loves helping patients reach their optimal capability in a compassionate and respectful way. Patty loves the active lifestyle in Arizona and in her free time you will find her playing tennis, mountain biking and four-wheeling. She also loves spending time with her family and friends.
Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones, PTA

Michelle received her Associates Degree, with Honors, in Physical Therapy Assisting from Gateway Community College and became a Board Certified Physical Therapy Assistant in 2012. Her clinical experience includes providing physical therapy services in hospitals, home health, and orthopedic outpatient facilities. She was recently certified in the LSVT Big Program that focuses on treating individuals with Parkinson's Disease. Her passion for health and fitness is evidenced by over 20 years experience as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, holding current certifications with both ACE and AFAA. Her clients will attest to the fact that she is hard working, creative, truly motivating and dedicated to helping her clients achieve their goals. She regularly attends continuing education courses to further her physical therapy and group training knowledge so that she may provide the best possible care to her clients and patients. Michelle is proud to be part of a team that not only values knowledge but is constantly pursuing it and applying it to what they do. In her free time Michelle can be found training for her next race on the local desert trails with her favorite German Short-haired pointer, at the gym with friends, or checking off her next “bucket list” adventure with her husband or one of her four kids. She is an avid volunteer for the Special Olympics FUNfitness Program, spends many afternoons helping at her youngest son's school and recently became a proud Navy Mom when her oldest son became a Naval Officer. She is truly happy when all the seats are filled at the dinner table!

Administrative Staff

Samantha Riddick

Sunny Sherrard, Front Office Coordinator

Sunny has recently moved to Cave Creek from the Midwest. For over 20 years Sunny enjoyed working in restaurant management throughout Illinois and Las Vegas and has enjoyed working in the administrative field for the past 5 years. Sunny is the proud mom of 2 fur babies, Pierre, a 40-pound rambunctious Frenchie and Romina, an outspoken Havanese mix. She enjoys spending time outside hiking, playing with her dogs, and rock/crystal hunting.
Leslie Cadby

Leslie Cadby, Co-Owner

Leslie Cadby is co-owner and office manager at Rebound. Occasionally you will see Leslie answering the phones or scheduling appointments. However, her role is mainly behind the scenes. She handles the credentialling of all of our PTs and of our clinics, advertising, and other nuts and bolts types of tasks that keep Rebound functioning smoothly. Her degree is in Psychology from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA. She is a native of Scottsdale. When she isn't working for Rebound, she enjoys art of all kinds, travel, yoga, tennis, water and snow skiing, and having her whole family over for big meals and celebrations. Leslie's favorite thing about Rebound witnessing the joy our clients experience as they get better and regain their active lifestyles.
Leslie Cadby

Marjie Schwartz

Marjie is the front desk assistant at the Pinnacle Peak office, but you will occasionally find her filling in at the Carefree office. She graduated from St. Catherine University with a degree in business-management, then moved to California and began her career in customer service. Their family moved to Scottsdale in 2000, and, after an interruption to raise her 3 boys (the ultimate soccer mom!), she is delighted to get back to her customer service roots and join the Rebound team. Weekends will find her on the tennis court, hiking trails, or relaxing with family and friends, and her silky terrier, Taz.