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 disciplines 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 was a member of the basketball team.
He is certified in Level 1 and 2 Functional Dry Needling, the Y-balance test, Functional Movement Screen, and the Selective Functional Movement Assessment. He regularly lectures at the University of Evansville and is on the Editorial Board for Impact Magazine – the magazine of the Private Practice Section for the American Physical Therapy Association.
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, reading, and hanging out with his family.
DPT, COMT, OCS, FAAOMPT- Physical Therapist, Vice President, Clinic Director
Shelly, a native of Owensboro, graduated from the 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 again in 2015 with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT).
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 - Physical Therapist
Suzanne is originally from Greenville, Kentucky but has spent the last several years calling Owensboro home. Suzanne completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Kentucky, where she competed as a track and cross-country athlete for four years. She completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Evansville in 2019. She completed the UE and RPI Orthopedic Residency and is now a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy.
Suzanne is certified in the Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Functional Movement Systems, and Y-Balance Testing. Suzanne believes in a holistic approach to care and that people are at their best when they are moving and doing the things they love. Suzanne enjoys using her background as a collegiate runner to help others.
For the last several years she has served as a high school cross country coach, which is how she met her husband, Jordan, a teacher and coach at Daviess County High School. They enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors with their dog, Raylan. In her spare time, Suzanne enjoys staying active through running, cycling, snowboarding, spending time with her family and friends, and following University of Kentucky athletics.
DPT - Physical Therapist
Kendall is proudly from Fort Thomas, KY. She graduated from the University of Evansville with her Bachelors in Exercise and Sport Science in 2018 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2020. In her spare time, Kendall enjoys boating with her friends and family at Lake Cumberland, cooking, refurbishing furniture, shopping, and cheering on her favorite sports teams (Go Cats, Bengals, and Red Legs).
One of Kendall’s favorite sayings is “You gotta start where you’re at”. She believes that in all aspects of life, it is important to set goals for yourself and appreciate the journey as you work to achieve them. Kendall uses this quote to remind her patients, family, and herself that it is important to recognize and appreciate where we are currently at in our process, where we have been, and to encourage and support one another as we progress toward our goals.
In addition, Kendall is passionate about promoting functional movement patterns in order to help prevent future injury and live a healthy and pain free lifestyle! She is very excited to join the RPI family and looks forward to forming new relationships while making Owensboro her new home!
DPT - Physical Therapist
Jake is originally from Tampa, FL. He attended undergraduate at Florida College where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. He then moved to Bowling Green, KY to attend Western Kentucky University where he received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2019.
Jake has a special interest in working with baseball players and other overhead athletes, and is certified through OnBaseU for both pitching and hitting. He is also certified in Dry Needling, Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and Y-balance testing.
He met his wife Vixie, a native of Owensboro, while in undergraduate at Florida College. They moved back to Owensboro after graduation to be close to her family. During his free time, Jake enjoys golfing, fishing, running, and being outdoors. Some of his interests include baseball (Go Yankees!!), football, and spending time with friends and family.
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 Service Coordinator
McKailla Bartlett, a native of 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.
McKailla believes that a positive attitude goes a long way in day-to-day life and could increase one’s overall wellness. She knows that every patient is going through a different situation and will strive to make each one feel welcome and cared for.
McKailla is married to her high school sweetheart, Garrett Bartlett. They welcomed their first baby boy, Beckham, in December 2019. She is anxious to continue growing their family but Garrett is quick to pull the reins on that. They also have 2 beagles and 2 orange cats! McKailla loves being a mom, reading, cooking (or trying to at least), and spending time with friends and family.
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 served 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 President.
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.
Account Payment Specialist
Mallory grew up on a farm outside of Owensboro in McLean County. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Health Science and Social Welfare and a minor in Healthcare Administration, plus a certificate in Long Term Care Administration.
She is excited to be a part of a company that carries out their values of wanting to help someone get better and provide one-on-one care with their patients. Feeling like you’re part of the family, every time you enter through the RPI doors, is what Mallory believes it’s all about and makes her feel like she is making a difference in the community.
Mallory enjoys sitting outside with her crew of animals and just watching nature. She likes to ride horses and be involved in anything outdoors. She enjoys spending time with her family and boyfriend, whether that be reading, playing board games, or watching football every Sunday. She can’t wait to finally adopt her own puppy in the near future, and to see how much she will grow alongside RPI.
Patient Service Specialist
Melanie was born and raised in Madisonville, KY but has lived in Owensboro for more than 13 years. She is a people pleaser and loves helping others. Melanie is married to Fred and they have 3 children, a dog and a cat. They have been foster parents for several years and have an intense love for children.
Melanie thoroughly enjoys talking about food and children. In her spare time, she loves to try new recipes, watch documentaries or true crime shows, spend time with family, and run an online boutique named Blended & Blessed.
Patient Service Specialist
Lori is from Boonville, IN and currently resides in Evansville. She graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology.
Lori has spent her career in the health and wellness field and looks forward to her new chapter at RPI.
She has been married to Doug forEVER. They have one daughter, Alex, one rescue dog, Delilah, and one cat named Fluffy. They enjoy camping in northern Michigan and remodeling houses (he remodels, she supervises).
In her spare time, she loves to go indoor climbing, running, reading and watching other people bake on the Great British Baking Show.
Patient Service Specialist
Heather was born in California and raised in Florida but has lived all over the US. Life has transplanted her in Owensboro, and she is now raising her kids here, by choice!
Heather is a mom of five; four girls and one boy from ages 24 down to 5 years old. Two kids now in high school and two finally together in elementary. They keep her young (so they say)! She enjoys the outdoors and being active! She has a love for food and new flavors but does not necessarily love the cooking part of it!
When not working, her go to’s are swimming, tennis, watching her kid’s sports game, loud music, and dancing to embarrass her kids! She loves the water, sun shine, and smiles! She has been in sales and insurance for quite some time, but mostly loves her customer service background. She has missed the one-on-one daily interaction aspect and is excited to with each patient at RPI. She is looking forward to chatting with everyone and finds fulfillment in brightening someone’s day with “smiling eyes” over our masks!