This location is our first location established in April 2016 and where our corporate office resides. We envisioned this historical building to provide a comfortable environment with the emphasis on multiple disciples and wellness. We offer physical therapy services, chiropractic care, nutritional advising, and wellness classes. We also provide performance enhancement for runners and gait analysis.
Hours: 7:00am - 5:30pm Monday - Friday
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MPT, MHA – Physical Therapist, President, CEO
Craig was born and raised in Staunton, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Evansville with his Masters in Physical Therapy in 2007 and from the University of Southern Indiana in 2010 with his Masters in Health Administration. While at UE, Craig also played collegiate basketball.
Craig is certified in Level 1 and 2 Functional Dry Needling, the Y-balance test, Functional Movement Screen, and the Selective Functional Movement Assessment. Craig is also an adjunct professor for the University of Evansville Physical Therapy program.
Craig believes that far too many people are living in pain when they don’t have to be, and that therapy is the answer for many.
Craig is married to a physical therapist, Kate, who is a faculty member in the University of Evansville Physical Therapy program. They have three children, Calvin, Zoe, and Eric. He enjoys running, training for triathlons, reading, and hanging out with his family.
DPT, COMT, OCS, FAAOMPT- Physical Therapist, Vice President, Clinic Director
Shelly, a native of Owensboro, graduated from University of Evansville in 2010 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT). Following graduation, she has completed her Certificate of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (COMT) through the Ola Grimsby Institute and obtained her Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) board certification in 2013. In 2016, Shelly graduated from Regis University as Owensboro’s first and only Fellow of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy.
Shelly is certified in Level 1 and 2 Functional Dry Needling, Functional Movement Systems, the Selective Functional Movement Assessment, and Y-balance Testing. She is a credentialed clinical instructor through the APTA and teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Evansville.
Shelly is married to Dr. John Mark Tyler, and they have two boys, Grayson and Paxton, and one girl, Abbi Grace. They love their local church and the Owensboro community. Her interests include: playing the violin, dancing, yoga, running, snow skiing, cooking, painting, and spending time with her family.
DPT - Physical Therapist
Kevin, a native of Owensboro, graduated from the University of Evansville in 2012 with his Bachelors in Exercise and Sport Science and in 2015 with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from University of Evansville.
He is certified in Level 1 and Level 2 Functional Movement Systems (FMS), Level 1 and Level 2 Selective Functional Movement Screen (SFMA) and Level 1 Functional Dry Needling. He incorporates these into injury prevention programs and focuses his practice on a movement pattern based approach.
In his spare time, he enjoys biking, kayaking, reading, playing soccer, watching University of North Carolina athletics, the Oakland Raiders and Liverpool Reds! He loves to travel to new places and enjoys visiting with friends and his fraternity brothers.
John Mark Tyler
DC- Chiropractor, Personal Trainer
John Mark was born in Jackson, Mississippi. In 2003, he found his way to the University of Evansville where he pursued his college soccer career and undergraduate degree. In 2011, John Mark then graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in Chesterfield, MO.
John Mark has a passion for sports performance and family wellness. He enjoys being able to incorporate therapeutic exercise and nutritional counseling into his treatment sessions with patients. John Mark is Graston Level 1 Certified, Level 1 Certified in Functional Dry Needling, is a Certified Personal Trainer by the NCCA, and is a Certified Level 1 Crossfit Coach.
He enjoys staying active, snow skiing, teaching fitness classes, and being with his family. He is married to Shelly Tyler. They are able to combine their passions into one organization and make an impact on the Owensboro community.
DPT, CSCS - Physical Therapist
Cody is dedicated to a community in which the majority of people wake up motivated to become the best versions of themselves, have the movement capacity to accomplish anything they choose and at the end of the day, are able to perform basic maintenance on themselves. He is with Rehabilitation & Performance Institute completing an Orthopaedic Residency. Through this relationship, Cody is able to help share his knowledge and skills to help make that community a reality.
In 2008, he continued his formal education at Southern Illinois University where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. From there, he graduated from Arkansas State University with his Masters in Exercise Science in 2015 and with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2018. Throughout his entire college experience, Cody continued to pursue his athletic dream as a professional track and field athlete.
He is a certified Graston Technique provider and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Cody is certified in Functional Movement Systems, the Selective Functional Movement Assessment and Y-Balance Testing. Regardless of the patient, Cody finds that these additional components resonate with those who want to improve their health and are holistic in nature rather than body-part specific.
Outside of the clinic, Cody enjoys spending his time with his pets, reading and mountain biking with his wife Caitlin.
DPT, CSCS - Physical Therapist
Jordan, a native of Newton, IL, graduated from the University of Evansville in 2015 with his Bachelors in Exercise and Sport Science and in 2017 with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT).
He married his high school sweetheart, Skylee, in October of 2017. They have a miniature schnauzer named Milo who loves his stuffed animals. In his spare time, Jordan enjoys visiting with family and friends, watching movies, working out, and playing sports.
Jordan began his career at Tempe Sport Clinic in Tempe, AZ working with an athletic population before moving back to the Midwest to be closer to family.
He is passionate about getting his patients moving again. Jordan believes our bodies are meant to move, and by improving your body’s movement, you will be able to do what you love to do.
Desaray, an Owensboro Native, graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration.
She believes education and knowledge are very important when it comes to one’s health care choices. She hopes patients leave their time at RPI feeling empowered and in charge of their own health.
Desaray and her husband Paul have one daughter, Stella and two dogs. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.
Patient Services Coordinator
McKailla Bartlett, a native from Texarkana Texas, graduated from Texas A&M University-Texarkana in 2016. She received her Bachelors degree in Business Administration with a concentration in management. She hasn’t been in the Owensboro area for very long, but she is enjoying getting to know the city and everything it has to offer.
She believes that a positive attitude goes a long way in day to day life and could increase ones’ overall wellness. She knows that every patient is going through a different situation and will strive to make each one feel more welcome and cared for.
McKailla is married and they have 3 fur babies. Their dog is a beagle-terrier mix who sure lives up to her name, which is Sassy. Completing the family, are two orange cats who enjoy a good game of paper ball fetch. McKailla also enjoys reading, cooking (or trying to at least), and spending time with friends.
Director of Community Relations
Travis, a native of Marysville, Indiana, graduated from the University of Evansville in 2006 with a double major in Management and Marketing and a minor in Finance.
He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives ( ACHE), and he also severed on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Rural Health Association since 2013. He currently serves on the executive team for the IRHA as the Treasurer.
In his spare time, Travis enjoys hunting, fishing, watching Indiana Hoosier Basketball, the Indianapolis Colts, and spending time with his family. Travis resides in Fordsville with his wife Brittany, their two children Paisley and Landry, their 4 dogs, and many chickens.
Patient Service Specialist
Skylee, a Southern Illinois native, graduated from the University of Evansville in 2015. She received a Bachelors of Science. After graduating, she started a career in long term care with a focus in skilled rehab.
Skylee has always shared a passion for helping others and understands everyone faces their own challenges. She believes with the support and guidance of a strong team like RPI, anyone can overcome and succeed.
Skylee is married to Jordan Kocher and has two dogs. One is a miniature schnauzer named Milo and the second is a goldendoodle named Theodore. In her spare time, she enjoys going on walks, spending time with family, shopping, and watching movies.