Meet Your Physical Therapists

Kevin Bird, LPT

Kevin Bird, LPT

My mission is to provide one-on-one therapy with an emphasis on not just treating the symptoms, but correcting the underlying cause of the problem, while incorporating education to understand the problem and prevent future injury. I believe pain free movement is a balance of strength, flexibility, and tissue mobility. These components must be addressed to experience normal movement and return to a state of wellness.

Education: Master of Science in Physical Therapy, University of Kansas Medical Center

Experience:

  • Owner of Bird Physical Therapy since 1998
  • Practicing physical therapy since 1993
  • Specialty Areas/Areas of Interest:
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Neurological injuries
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Vestibular rehabilitation including BPPV

Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my family, fishing, gardening, woodworking, running, and cheering on the Jayhawks.

Mark Luttrell, DPT, CSMT

Mark Luttrell, DPT, CSMT

My mission is to provide a comprehensive and personalized treatment plan that restores optimal mobility and physical movement, so that each individual can return to their highest functional level as efficiently as possible. I also believe that patient education and wellness are important factors for an effective recovery and prevention of future injuries. I consider these crucial components in order for each individual to reach their fullest potential through recovery and beyond.

Education: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, University of Kansas Medical Center; Master of Science in Education, emphasis in Exercise Physiology, University of Kansas

Academic Honors and Awards:

  • Chair’s Outstanding Student Award, Class of 2008
  • Student Research Award – American College of Sports Medicine, Central States Chapter
  • Certified Spinal Manual Therapist (CSMT) – International Spine and Pain Institute

Areas of Interest:

  • Orthopedic and post-surgical rehabilitation
  • Manual Therapy
  • Chronic Pain and Neuroscience Pain Education
  • Sport-related injuries
  • Vestibular rehabilitation including BPPV

Hobbies: Spending time with my family, swimming, running, cycling, triathlons, and reading.

Bria Phipps, DPT

Bria Phipps, DPT

My mission is to provide well rounded, exceptional care to all patients in order to improve function and quality of life. Pain and dysfunction can prevent patients from working, participating in hobbies, and spending quality time with their families. I believe one-on-one, hands on physical therapy has the exceptional ability to return individuals to living their best lives. I seek to work with individuals to educate and empower them to take control of their care, overcome obstacles, and prevent future injuries.

Education: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Creighton University; Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science, University of Tulsa

Areas of Interest:

  • Balance disorders
  • Spinal Conditions
  • Neurologic injuries
  • Sport-related injuries
  • Manual Therapy

Hobbies: Spending time with family, sports, outdoor activities, crafting, and travel.