Chamber Welcomes New Business Winnfield Physical Therapy!

By Bob Holeman 

The Winn Chamber of Commerce was on hand to welcome a new business May 23 when Winn Physical Therapy held a ribbon-cutting and open house at its 6252 Hwy 167 North location.  Pyles describes physical therapy as a “conservative alternative to medication for recovery from injury or to remedy loss function or pain.”

Physical therapist Tyler Pyles is no stranger here.  The son of Andy Pyles and Angela Audirsch is a 2008 graduate of WSHS, a 2012 graduate of NSU and a 2016 graduate of the University of St. Augustine in physical therapy.  After early work in Georgia and Virginia, Pyles began working with PT Doug James who has practiced in Benton and Stonewall and began a partnership with James for the Winnfield venture.

“My inspiration to start my own business came at graduation when I felt the need for a bigger physical therapy presence here in Winn.  When people are going out of town, it’s not advantageous to the community.  For a business to succeed, you find a need and fill it.  I think having quality local options here is an asset to local folks.”

This new business is open weekdays from 8 until 5 (with a lunch break) and first opened its doors in February.

Pyles’ partner Doug James has 12 years of experience in the field of physical therapy, with eight of those in private practice.


On May 23, chamber members, friends and family gather around Tyler Pyles (center with scissors) for the ribbon-cutting and open house of his new business, Winnfield Physical Therapy.  At left is business partner PT Doug James.