Meet Our Doctors of
Our upbeat physical therapy providers are passionate about connecting with people, giving one-on-one care, and delivering amazing treatment.
JASON METTLING, DPT
DIRECTOR OF THERAPY SERVICES
Jason Mettling is a native Kansan who received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Wichita State University in 2009. Jason enjoys caring for patients of all ages and helping them achieve their goals, whether it is yardwork or returning to sports. He is heavily trained in orthopedics and loves post operative care and sports medicine. He is ASTYM certified and utilizes manual therapy techniques with all of his patients. Jason is definitely a people person and loves building strong relationships with his patients, while making them work hard at the same time. Jason stays busy away from the office chasing around his four children with his wife Janae. In his spare time he enjoys running, golf, tennis, coaching, hunting and spending quality time with family outdoors.
ANDREA MILLER, DPT
Andrea Miller was born and raised in Wichita, but lived in Kansas City while completing her Bachelors in Exercise Science at Rockhurst University and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of Kansas. Andrea has always enjoyed an active lifestyle as well as working with others and has used these passions to shape her career as a physical therapist. Andrea loves to spend free time with her husband Dustin and their daughter Aubrey. Her hobbies include running, movies, traveling, and spending time outdoors.
COURTNEY LAZZO, DPT
Courtney Lazzo played four years of volleyball at Washburn, and after rehabilitating from a back fracture her junior year, developed a strong interest for athletic development and injury prevention. She then earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Wichita State University. With a passion for holistically treating the body, Courtney strives to help her patients function at their optimal level and incorporates a variety of manual techniques and exercises to achieve these results. Courtney enjoys spending time with her two kids and husband, being active in different types of workouts, and meeting new people around Wichita.
BRI HOBSON, DPT
Bri Hobson is a Pelvic Floor and Women’s Health therapist who has a passion for treating women through all stages of their life. She received her undergraduate degree at Kansas State University and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy through Wichita State University. She developed an interest in Physical Therapy with her various injuries while doing gymnastics growing up. She began her career treating orthopedic and sports injuries and following the birth of her first daughter she developed a strong interest in Pelvic Floor Therapy. She is trained through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Institute, and looks forward continuing her education in this field. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ben, their two daughters, Nora and Emma, and their black lab, Chariot. She loves being outdoors, being active with her family, and her husband would say she spends too much time shopping for home décor.
COURTNEY ARMENTROUT, DPT
Courtney Armentrout was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. She went on to obtain her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees at Rockhurst University in Kansas City. Courtney found her passion in treating pelvic floor conditions and has received training through Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. Outside of work, Courtney enjoys traveling and spending time with her fiancé and two dogs.
MEGAN BENGTSON, DPT
Megan Bengtson is a Wichita native, she received her Bachelors in Exercise Science in 2007 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Wichita State University in 2010. Since starting her career Megan has had experience in multiple physical therapy settings but developed a passion for spinal dysfunction, women’s health and pelvic floor PT. Megan is AYSTM certified, has been trained in treating pelvic floor disorders/dysfunction through the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute and is currently pursuing her Prenatal and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist certification. When Megan isn’t treating patients she is enjoying time with her 2 kids, Grace and Owen, their dog Tank and doing home renovation projects with her husband Nathan.
AMY WIEBE, DPT
Amy earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from Friends University before completing her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Wichita State University. Amy has worked in a variety of physical therapy settings, and has a background spinal dysfunction and women’s health. Amy received women’s health training through Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. Outside of treating patients, Amy enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, being outdoors, and reading.
MOLLY ROEPKE, DPT
Molly Roepke played college volleyball at Hutchinson Community College and Pittsburg State University which is how she found her interest in Physical Therapy when rehabbing from a volleyball injury. Molly attended Physical Therapy School at the University of Kansas and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2015. She has a strong interest in sports related injuries but enjoys guiding patients of all ages and backgrounds back to full health through manual therapy and prescribed exercises. Molly loves spending time with her husband, Alex, and two children Evelyn and Beau, watching and attending sporting events, and spending time outdoors.
JAKE CAREY, DPT
Jake Carey earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Wichita State University in 2019. His clinical interests include pre/post-operative rehabilitation as well as orthopedic and sports rehab. Jake has been with Physical Therapy by Phoenix since August 2020. Jake and his wife, Amie, both grew up in Augusta and were high school sweet hearts. They enjoy their two Goldendoodle puppies, time with friends and family and creating memories in their new home. He also has cool socks!
ABBY KELLY, DPT
Abby is originally from San Antonio, Texas. She played 4 years of volleyball and obtained a bachelors of science degree at Harding University in Arkansas. as. She then went on and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Harding. Her husband is an Offensive Coordinator and coaches the running backs for Bethel College football. They enjoy watching movies, cooking (mostly baking.. and eating cookies), playing board games, spending time outdoors, visiting friends and family, and eventually hope to spend time traveling together! Growing up surrounded by athletes and spending time at the physical therapist herself, Abby has come to really enjoy working with athletes.
CINDY HARRISON, DPT
Cindy was born and raised in Wichita, she earned her Bachelors in Exercise Science in 2006 and Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2009 from Wichita State University. Throughout her physical therapy career she has gained extensive experience in outpatient orthopedics and developed a passion for geriatrics, treatment of spinal dysfunctions, work injuries, temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), and post surgical joint rehabilitation. In addition to helping patients, Cindy also feels very strongly about sharing and expanding the field of Physical Therapy through her work with students as an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Certified Clinical Instructor. Cindy’s treatment approach is truly individualized and she places great value on the patient/ therapist relationship and treats each patient as family. Cindy is an avid outdoorswoman and animal lover and when she isn’t in the clinic she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, hiking, camping, working with her four dogs, teaching horse riding lessons and competing in equestrian events.
MATTHEW STRAKA, DPT
Matthew Straka earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Wichita State University in 2020. His clinical interests include pre & post-operative rehabilitation, orthopedic or sports rehab, pain management, and vestibular & concussion therapy. Matt received his Vestibular/Concussion Rehabilitation Certification from the American Institute of Balance (AIB). Matt plans to continue to build his skills in the fields of orthopedics and pain science. He appreciates the relationships he builds with patients and treating each one at their own personal level. The biggest satisfaction he gets in his professional life is seeing patients overcoming their own physical and mental barriers to accomplish goals they set out for themselves. Matt has always enjoyed keeping a fit lifestyle and encouraging others into an active lifestyle. Outside the clinic Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and son, playing card games, camping, and enjoying movies and sports.
TONY BUI, DPT
Tony Bui was born in Vietnam, but immigrated with his family to Wichita, KS when he was a child. He is Bilingual in English and Vietnamese. One of his professional goals is to provide optimal and quality services for everyone in his community. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Athletic training followed by a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Wichita State University. Tony has a manual approach to his interventions as he is certified in ASTYM, dry needling, and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). Tony is a certified Running Rehab Specialist through the Institute for Athlete Regeneration (IAR). When Tony is not treating patients he enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and his two dogs. He loves and appreciates the outdoors as he pursues an active lifestyle.
ZACH HOWELL, DPT
Zach Howell was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. He played college football at Hutchinson Community College, before transferring to WSU to earn his Exercise Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy degrees. He was first introduced to physical therapy in high school after a knee injury required surgery and PT to get back to playing sports. As a result, Zach is passionate about helping his patients get back to doing the things they love! Zach brings a lot of energy to the Phoenix Team, and enjoys building relationships with each of his patients. He is Dry Needling certified, and has advanced training in sports and manual therapy. When he isn’t treating patients, Zach loves being active, playing with his goldendoodle, hanging out with friends, and doing anything outside. He and his wife Abby are preparing for their first child later this summer.