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(formerly Donnelly Sheer)

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Celebrating more than 10 years in business

610 East Clark Blvd.

Murfreesboro, TN 37130


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Tel 615.849.8550     Fax 615.849.8447



We understand that you have a choice when it comes to physical therapy.

Come see why you should choose Donnelly Physical Therapy.

Why Donnelly Physical Therapy?


Personal Touch…

With over 30 years of experience in physical therapy, the staff at Donnelly Physical Therapy is one of the most experienced in Murfreesboro.  Your care is coordinated and provided one physical therapist for your entire course of treatment.


Doctor Recommended…

Over 150 physicians have referred patients to us. They trust us to provide excellent care to their patients because we have the track record.


Your Schedule...

At Donnelly Physical Therapy, we treat your schedule with the respect it deserves.  We strive to be on time.  Waiting for your scheduled appointment will be rare.  If it does occur, it will be short.


Convenient hours: 

Monday - Friday

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

(5:00 appointments available Monday - Thursday)

We understand that you may have obligations with work, school, practices, etc.  Our own breaks are staggered so that you may come in on yours.

Treatment of:


Orthopaedic Conditions

     - Post-operative care

     - Spine Pain

     - Extremity Injuries


Sports Injuries


Industrial Rehabilitation

     - FCE

     - Work Conditioning

     - Job Analysis

     - Pre-work Screening


Balance & Vestibular Rehabilitation

     - Post-concussion


Women's Health

     - Incontinence

       (male and female)

     - Pelvic Pain

       (male and female)

     - Obstetric Pain

Movement Disorders
     - Parkinson's
     - LSVT BIG Protocol


Dry Needling

Bunny Donnelly, PT, MOMT

A long time resident of Murfreesboro, Bunny is a 1990 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and received a Bachelor of Science in physical therapy from the University of Tennessee at Memphis in 1992. In 1995, she completed the Ola Grimsby Institute orthopaedic manual therapy residency program, earning a Master of Orthopedic Manual Therapy through the University of Utah Board of Regents.  in 2010, she completed Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy (CAPP-Pelvic). This certificate, awarded by the American Physical Therapy Association Section on Women's Health, is held by only one other physical therapist in Tennessee.  She is certified in dry needling and LSVT BIG protocol for treatment of movement disorders.  Since 2003, Donnelly has held certifications from Work Well Systems, Inc. for Functional Capacity Evaluations, Functional Job Analysis and Pre-work Screening.

What's New...

Dry Needling Now Offered at Donnelly

(June1, 2014) Dry Needling is a therapy that helps return the body to its state of homeostasis or balance.  It is often helpful in the treatment of neck and back pain, shoulder pain, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, TMJ, headaches, sciatica, and plantar fasciitis.  Visit our web site for more information.

DPT Physical Therapist Self Named Best of Murfreesboro

(April 30, 2014) We always knew she was the best; now we have the proof!  Our very own Amy Self, PT has been named the Best Physical Therapist in the 2014 Best of Murfreesboro Awards.  This honor was received from the Murfreesboro Award Program.  Please join us in congratulating Amy on this well deserved regognition!

DPT Announced as Finalist for Besties

(August 14, 2013) We are proud to be a finalist for Best Physical Rehab in the Murfreesboro Post's Besties Awards. Thanks to our patients and friends for supporting us for over 10 years. "It is always an honor to be recognized for what we do. We didn't even know we were nominated!" Bunny Donnelly, president.

Advanced treatment for Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders is now available at Donnelly Physical Therapy!

(August 14, 2013) Amy Self, PT and Bunny Donnelly, PT are certified providers of the research based LSVT BIG protocol for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.  Research has shown that improved motor function including faster walking with bigger steps, improved balance, and increased trunk rotation are achieved by patients participating in the LSVT-BIG program. If you or someone you know suffers from Parkinson’s Disease or another movement disorder, contact us or visit

Donnelly Speaks to Murfreesboro Dental Society
(April 10, 2012)  Bunny gave a presentation about injury prevention for dental professionals.  If you know of an organization needing a speaker, contact us to have one of our therapists address your group or organization. 

The Scotlyn Group

(November 21, 2011)  Donnelly Physical Therapy welcomes The Scotlyn Group to our location.  The Scotlyn Group has been Murfreesboro's leading provider of the treatment of lymphedema for the past 12 years.  Bunny Donnelly and staff are pleased to be working with Lynn Teal, Don Bullard and Linda Bullard.  We encourage all of you to stop in to meet these fine therapists.

Donnelly receives CAPP Certification

(August 8, 2011)  Bunny Donnelly, PT, MOMT has successfully completed the Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy (CAPP-Pelvic). This certficate, awarded by the American Physical Therapy Association Section on Women's Health, is held by only one other physical therapist in Tennessee.

APTA SoWH CAPP Graduates


Donnelly's Reputation Extends to Big Apple!

(March 16, 2011)  CNN Reporter, Soledad O'Brien, found herself in need of physical therapy services while working recently in Murfreesboro.  After her staff evaluated the options for physical therapy, they selected Donnelly Physical Therapy's own, Bunny Donnelly, to assist her while here.  Bunny said of the experience, "I found working with Soledad very comfortable.  She was very relaxed and interested in her rehabilitation.  It is not easy having to be away and trust other people with your healthcare.  I am flattered that I was chosen for this opportunity."