Our Staff

The staff at Coastal Physical Therapy has a combined 55 years of experience in rehabilitation. Our staff members have knowledge and skills in areas including, but not limited to orthopedics, sports medicine, balance, vertigo, post-operative rehab, lymphedema and wound care, general conditioning and wellness, and a variety of modalities to reduce pain. We will provide for your every need with state of the art equipment and a hands on, personal approach. You have a choice in your healthcare, and we hope that you will allow us the opportunity to treat you and get you back to the lifestyle you enjoy!

About the Owner

Sara-Kathryn Cranford is a native of Bay Minette and, after years of living out of state, returned to Baldwin County in 2010 with her family. She graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2003 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science. In 2004, she received a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. She has 13 years of experience in areas including outpatient physical therapy, sports medicine, and home health therapy. In 2015, she opened Coastal Physical Therapy and Lymphedema Management to provide quality physical therapy for those residing in the community. Sara-Kathryn lives in Orange Beach with her husband, Brian, and their two sons.


• Wound Care Certified and Diabetic Wound Certified by the Wound Care Education Institute
• Certified Lymphedema Therapist by the Academy of Lymphatic Studies.