Meet Our Staff

Greg Bachman :

Greg Bachman

Greg and the staff at Emporia Physical Therapy opened PT Associates of Emporia July 1, 2014. He arrived in Emporia in 1988 and opened Emporia Physical Therapy in 1989 in collaboration with Newman Memorial County Hospital. Prior to his move to Emporia, Greg worked for five years in Mattoon, Illinois and for two years at St. Joseph Medical Center in Wichita. He graduated from Wichita State University with a degree in physical therapy in 1981.

Following graduation, Greg worked extensively in neurologic rehabilitation prior to specializing in orthopedic physical therapy. He has over 30 years experience managing a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions with an emphasis on mechanical back and neck pain and headaches. Greg has experience managing on-site industrial work injury and prevention programs. He has worked with athletes from local, state and national levels of competition.

Karen Bachman :

Karen Bachman

Karen graduated from Wichita State University with a physical therapy degree in 1980. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association with section membership in the orthopedic, sports, pediatric and geriatric sections.

Following graduation, Karen worked for 3 years at St Joseph medical Center in Wichita, which included work in the birth to age 3 outpatient program. She then worked for 5 years at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, Ill prior to moving to Emporia in 1988. Karen’s experience in Emporia has included work in an inpatient setting, outpatient setting, home health and with the Flint hills and Chase county special education cooperatives.

Karen has experience working with many patient populations over the past 34 years. This includes experience in neurologic rehabilitation, acute and out patient orthopedics, home health, wound care, post-surgical rehabilitation, and general deconditioning.

Her areas of interest include pediatrics and general orthopedic physical therapy. She enjoys working with geriatric patients to improve balance and prevent falls, for general deconditioning and for rehabilitation of upper and lower extremity problems including joint replacement.

Dawn Massey :

Dawn Massey

Dawn began her employment with PT Associates of Emporia in July of 2003. She graduated with a Masters’ degree in Physical Therapy from Wichita State University in 2000.

Dawn specializes in sports medicine and industrial rehabilitation. She treats all out-patient diagnosis to include but not limited to: joint replacements, strokes, dizziness and custom orthotics for foot dysfunction. She believes in a hands-on approach focusing on manual therapy and therapeutic exercises to help patients return to their prior level of function.

Dawn looks to use her collegiate athletic experience to help get athletes back on the playing field/court. She participated in basketball and track and field at Washington State University and Emporia State University. Dawn was an 1996 honorable mention in women’s MIAA basketball while at ESU and placed in discus at the 1997 ESU MIAA championship track meet.

Sports are important in her life outside of the clinic as well. She enjoys spending time with her two children whom are very active in sports and her husband Lanny who is head coach for track and girls basketball at Northern Heights High school. In her spare time she enjoys working out and cheering for the Hornets and Kansas State Wildcats.

She enjoys working hard for all of her patients and uses the following motto to inspire everyone; “If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it's the best possible substitute for it”. - James A. Garfield

Lynnette Honea :

Lynnette Honea

Lynnette received her Bachelor of Science from Emporia State University in 1992 and her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Kansas Medical Center in 1994. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and is an APTA Certified Clinical Instructor. During her 20 year practice, she has developed a special interest in the geriatric population. Lynnette specializes in treatment of patients with arthritic conditions, joint replacements and vestibular disorders.

Lynnette is a certified APTA clinical instructor. As the Clinical Coordinator of Clinical Education she manages physical therapy students that choose to use PT Associates of Emporia as a site for their clinical education.

Kelsey Girardin :

Kelsey Girardin

Kelsey graduated from Washburn University's Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2015. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from Washburn University, and will be graduating in May 2017. During her time in the Physical Therapist Assistant program, she completed clinical rotations in an acute rehab unit, a rural outpatient clinic, and with PT Associates for her final rotation. She has experience working with people recovering from strokes, joint replacements, balance disorders, gait dysfunction, general debility, and many other common orthopedic diagnoses.

Megan Madison :

Megan Madison

Megan joined the staff at PT Associates of Emporia in September 2015.  Megan is a Kansas native growing up in Overbrook.  After graduating from Santa Fe Trail High School she attended Cameron University in Lawton, OK where she played volleyball and basketball. Megan graduated from Cameron with a Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training in 2002.  She then attended Murray State College and graduated in 2003 with her Physical Therapy Assistants degree.  Megan has spent most of her career working with the geriatric population in long term care as well as home health where she treated a variety of diagnoses ranging from strokes to knee and hip replacements.  She also has experience in the outpatient setting working with a variety of age groups and this enables her to incorporate her love of athletics when working with athletes to get them back on the court/field.

When Megan isn't working she enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids.

Jenica Moore :

Jenica Moore

Jenica is originally from Moscow, KS. She graduated with a  Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training from Washburn University and became certified as an ATC in 2011.  Following graduation she attended Wichita State University where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2014.

Upon graduation, Jenica worked in an outpatient orthopedic and sports clinic in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex for two years before deciding to return home to Kansas. She joined PT Associates of Emporia in August 2016.

Jenica enjoys using her athletic training background to treat and rehabilitate athletes of all ages and abilities.  She also enjoys general orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation.

Rachael Correll :

Rachael Correll

Rachael was born and raised in Emporia. She graduated from Bethel College with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training degree in 2011. Following graduation, she passed the Athletic Training National Boards, and became a certified Athletic trainer.

She has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2011. In May 2014, Rachael graduated from Wichita State University with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Rachael’s clinical experiences include Pediatric Early Intervention, Outpatient Orthopedic and Inpatient Acute Care.

Her interests include Sport rehabilitation and Injury prevention along with Pediatric, general orthopedic and geriatric physical therapy. Rachael ‘s return to Emporia is a major asset to PT Associates of Emporia. In June of 2014, Rachael returned to Emporia to join her parents Greg and Karen Bachman in their Physical Therapy practice.

Brett Ary :

Brett Ary

Brett is originally from the Lewis, Kansas area and is a 1998 graduate from Emporia State University with a Bachelors Degree in Biology with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy. He competed for the Hornets in track and field while attending ESU. In 2003 he graduated from Wichita State University with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy.

After receiving his masters degree, Brett went to work at Southwest Rehabilitation and Fitness in Liberal, Kansas. He spent 7 years in Liberal prior to returning to Emporia in 2010 to work at PT Associates of Emporia.

Brett’s wife June Ary, who is a physical therapist with the local school cooperative, enjoy their time with their three boys.