About Us

Our Staff

Troy Moore, PT, DPT, CSCS

Dr. Troy Moore, who also serves the Physical Therapy Department at the Great Bend Regional Hospital, first became interested in his profession when he was playing college basketball.

He saw how effective physical therapy could be to help athletics quickly recover from an injury and strengthen their bodies to better compete, and his interest grew.

He achieved his Bachelor’s Degree from Emporia State University, his Masters at Wichita State University and his Doctorate in 2009 from Regis University.

He has been working in physical therapy since 2006 and now specializes in outpatient physical therapy including chronic pain, sports injuries, post-surgical conditions and spine-related conditions.

In 2012, he founded Central Kansas Orthopedic Group Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine.

He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Kansas Physical Therapy Association.

His family includes wife Elissa, a marriage and family therapist, and has four childen, Mason,  Kyndal, Blayre, and Henry. 

When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his family as well as coaching youth sports and playing golf and basketball. He also likes doing yard work.

He selected physical therapy as a career because he found it a profession where he could make a difference in people’s lives while combining hands-on care, exercise and personal relationship building with his patients.

 

Jayme Mayers, PT

Specializing in general orthopedics, manual therapy, spinal therapy and wound care, Jayme Mayers obtained her Bachelor of Science (Life Sciences) from Kansas State University and her Master’s in Physical Therapy from University of Kansas Medical Center.

She has more than 11 years of experience in her field and is fuelled by her passion to make a difference in people’s quality of life.

“Physical therapy lets me interact with people, provide hands-on care and challenges me on a daily basis,” she says.

She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Kansas Physical Therapy Association.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband Jason and their three daughters, Samantha, Alex and Stevie. She also enjoys reading, cooking, and gardening.

Tyler Axman, DPT

Tyler Joseph Axman received his Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Industry from Kansas State University in 2010 and his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Wichita State University in 2014.

He attained his physical therapy license in 2014.

He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Kansas Physical Therapy Association.

When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife, Taci, a pre-school teacher at St. John, and daughters, Liddy and Maris. He also enjoys attending various sporting events with his family, playing recreational volleyball and attending community and church events in Hudson and Olmitz.

Tyler says he wanted to pursue a career in the health care field because he knew he wanted to help people.

“Physical therapy allowed me to spend quality time with patients and see a variety of age groups with varying ailments,” he said. “It’s something new every day.”

Kayti Trapp, CPTA

Graduating in 2013 from Colby Community College as a Physical Therapy Assistant, Kayti Davis works with inpatient rehabilitation, total joint replacement therapy and orthopedic and sports physical therapy.

She selected her career because she saw it as a means of helping people get their lives back after injuries or illness and return to the activities that they enjoy.

When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and hanging out with her family of one sister and four older brothers.

She also enjoys participating in sports.

 

Kala Porter, PTA


Kala is a Graduate of Hutchinson Community College, Physical Therapy Assistant Program.  She is from Little River, KS and has experience in a variety of Outpatient Physical Therapy locations. She enjoys the variety of the Outpatient Clinic and "getting people moving".  

Kala has special interests in manual physical therapy, is ASTYM certified, and enjoys aquatic therapy with patients. 


Chelsy Schroeder, CPTA

Chelsy graduated as a Physical Therapy Assistant from Colby Community College in 2014. She joined Central Kansas Orthopedic Group Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine in February, 2016.

Chelsy provides inpatient care to all patients at Great Bend Regional Hospital. She is also the lead CPTA for the Great Bend Regional Swing Bed Unit.

She is recently engaged and plans to marry in November, 2016

Terri Hughes, Physical Therapy Office Manager

Terri Hughes, office manager, has 25 years of experience in medical office procedures.

She handles scheduling patients, providing specialized knowledge of insurance benefits, billing and office procedures.

When she is not working, Terri and her husband, Rick, enjoy spending time with their two sons and their families, she loves being “Grammy” to five beautiful grandchildren. 

Chelsea Anne Day, Physical Therapy Technician

Chelsea Day, physical therapy technician also serves as front desk receptionist.

She is in charge of fitting patients with braces.

She also assists with insurance verification, scheduling and basic office operation.

When she is not working, she loves being outdoors, working out, and spending time with her 2 nieces, Emma and Harper, and her family.