Our Physical Therapy Team
Beyond the degree and licensing required by law, we certify our physical therapist to meet the highest standards in the industry. Only then can they provide you with service. A core requirement for all our therapists is a loving, caring and helpful personality.
At FYZICAL® in Bella Vista you'll experience an individualized, supportive approach to physical therapy. One that uses hands on techniques and tailor made exercise programs delivered by expertly trained and licensed Physical Therapists who work one-on-one with you during your therapy sessions. We not only practice physical therapy but we live and breathe it and which results in high patient satisfaction.
Stewart Ong, Owner, PT
Stewart Ong – Oriental trained PT who is certified in Manual therapy, a practitioner of Craniosacral therapy, somatoemotional release therapy trained by the Upledger institute; Certified LSVT BIG practitioner who also received the tutelage and training orthopedically by a surgeon who trained under the Kerlan Jobe Orthopedics who are in charge of the LA Dodgers baseball team, Level III senior master level in balance and vestibular rehab, certified with kinesiotaping and currently pursuing his doctoral degree to provide continuous excellence in care for his client. Knowledgeable in the oriental art of healing which includes Shiatsu or acupressure, medicupping , visceral manipulation with special interest in nutrition and natural healing technique. In my spare time, I like reading, catching with good reading and movies, riding bikes and traveling to try different type of exotic foods and learn different healing arts.
Christine Ong PT
Mother of 3 who has been working compassionately as a physical therapist since 1994. I have experiences in acute care; LTC; home health and school system/ pediatric PT. I got my education in the Philippines and I am trilingual.
John Bania, PTA
Hello, my name is John Bania PTA. I have worked at FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers of Arkansas since August of 2005. I started in this field as a patient after a car accident that changed my career from construction. I was a Therapy Technician prior to attending Northwest Arkansas Community College to become a Physical Therapist Assistant. I have worked on many various patients with orthopedic problems to minor aches and pains. I am a certified BIG program instructor and have helped many Parkinson patients learn to increase their steps when walking to reaching into cabinets to grab items off of the top self. I served in the United States Navy for 4 and a half years as a Damage Controlman which is the Navy’s version of a fire fighter. I am a Eagle Scout with a bronze palm, the highest rank from the Boy Scouts of America. In my spare time, I like to go hunting. I have 2 daughters and my eldest likes to go hunting with me and my youngest love sewing and a very good gymnast.
Julia Garner, PTA
Julia Garner is a licensed physical therapist assistant. She obtained her associate’s degree from Pearl River Community College in 2014. She is from Hattiesburg, Mississippi and moved to Arkansas in 2018. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, personal fitness, and traveling.
Kirkland Simpson, PTA
An energetic yet laid back PTA that graduated from NorthWest Arkansas Community College in 2019. An extensive athletic background & history of knee injuries that stopped my college baseball hope. After going through 2 ACL reconstructions & 2 complete rounds of Physical Therapy myself I was led to my newly found passion of Physical Therapy & all things Fitness and Nutrition. Also interested in anything from Sports & Athletic Performance to Ancient History, Psychology, or Philosophy!