Helen Russell

Helen Russell, PTA

Born in Germany, Helen is an army brat who grew up in Germany, Arkansas, and California. In 2007, she received her Bachelor of Science in Oceanography at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Following graduation, she served as a Naval Officer on active duty for seven years, deploying twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. She came off active duty to start a family and pursue her education and career as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). She has been licensed as a PTA since January 2018.

Helen has lived in the Memphis area since 2015 with her husband Jason and their rambunctious toddler, Benjamin, and 3 cats. She enjoys spending as much time as possible with her family. She also loves spin, yoga, and almost anything involving the outdoors, especially traveling to natural wonders like Yosemite and Yellowstone National Park. Top on her bucket list are seeing the Northern Lights in person and one day hiking to the top of Mount Whitney and Half Dome.