HYDE PARK CENTER STAFF


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

Bobby Curtis.jpg

+ BOBBY CURTIS PT, DPT,ATC, Manager

Physical Therapist and Clinic Manager

“I chose to become a physical therapist because of my desire to help others. The most rewarding part of my job is seeing patients achieve their goals and return to whatever it is that makes them happy. Whether you are a high school athlete returning to your sport or a grandmother who wants to play outside with her grandchildren, we will develop a plan together to meet your specific needs to get you on the right track for success!"

Work Location:

  • Hyde Park

Education:

  • Doctorate, Physical Therapy, Mount St. Joseph University
  • Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training, Xavier University

Personal Interests:

  • Sorts- basketball, baseball, football, running, and weight training. I am a huge Xavier basketball fan!
  • Spending time with family and friends

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: Myrtle Beach a few years ago. My entire family went and we had a great time!

My bucket list (three things I want to do before I die):

  • Travel to Europe
  • Run the Flying Pig Marathon
  • Watch the Reds play the Cubs at Wrigley Field and watch a Celtics game at the Boston Garden

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: Larry Bird. He is my favorite athlete of all time and I loved watching him play growing up.

Brian Adkins.jpg

+ BRIAN ADKINS PT, DPT,ATC

Physical Therapist

“When working with a new patient, I believe there is no substitute for education. Only when a patient has a full understanding of the nature of their condition and the role of physical therapy can he or she make a full commitment to the rehabilitation process.”

Work Location: Hyde Park

Education:

  • Masters, Physical Therapy, Andrews University
  • BS, Biological Sciences, Ohio University

Continuing Education:

  • Lower Extremity Biomechanics Including the Fitting and Fabrication of Custom Foot Orthoses
  • Manual Therapy of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar spine
  • Orthopedic Physical Therapy of the Shoulder Complex
  • Titleist Performance Institute Level 1 Certification (Certified Golf Fitness Instructor)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association

Memberships:

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association

Community Involvement:

  • Guest Presenter – Prevention of Lower Back Pain and Other Golf-Related Topics

Personal Interests:

  • Spending time with family
  • Golf
  • Exercise
  • Travel

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: Hawaii because of the gorgeous views and beautiful weather.

My bucket list (three things I want to do before I die):

  • Complete our remodeling
  • Hit a hole-in-one
  • Travel the world

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: Anyone with a tee-time in good weather!


PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANTS

Kayla Smeltzer.jpeg

+ KAYLA SMELTZER PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

“As a PTA, I always look forward to being able to get people back to their previous functional abilities and favorite activities/ hobbies after an injury. I love seeing each of my patients faces and their spirits lifted when they can achieve goals they never thought they would.I also enjoy being able to build relationships with those I work with and showing them how much we care about getting them up and moving again.”

Work Location:

  • Hyde Park Center
  • Norwood Center

Education:

  • Associates Defree- Physical Therapist Assistant Sinclair Community College
  • Bachelor's in Health Sciences University of Cincinnati

Personal Interests:

  • Spending time with family, friends, and my dog!
  • I am a huge Cincinnati Reds fan and I also enjoy watching college football especially UF Football- Go Bearcats!
  • Trying new craft beers and eating at local restaurants around the city
  • Trying new recipes
  • Country music

What is your favorite vacation you have ever taken? Why?: My family has been going to Cancun for many years now and it is my all-time favorite vacation spot. The beach is beautiful and the weather is always fantastic! We have met many family friends that we call our “Cancun Family.” We try to meet up with our Cancun family from California every year when we are there! My next favorite trip would our all-inclusive honeymoon to St. Lucia. Beautiful country and my husband and I can’t wait to go back!!

My bucket list (three things I want to do before I die):

  • Visit all the Major League baseball stadiums and see a game in each.
  • Go on a Mediterranean cruise
  • Travel to all 50 states

If you could trade places for a day with someone, who would it be and why?: I would trade places with Joanna Gaines. I love watching her show Fixer Upper on HGTV and absolutely love all of her home designs. I would want rehab an old house or redesign my house (with her design abilities, of course) if I traded places with her!