Meet Our Physical Therapists in Leitchfield, Beaver Dam, Princeton, Morgantown, Providence, and Owensboro, KY

Dr. David Christopher Fuller, PT, DPT

Chris, as the CEO of Fuller Physical Therapy, graduated from Bellarmine University with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2005. He recently acquired his Masters in business (MBA) from Western Kentucky University. Chris specializes in manual therapy treatment for the spine and extremities, trigger point dry needling, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunctions and pain.

He lives in Hartford, KY with his wife and 2 sons and is active in his church and enjoys hunting, fishing, and four wheeling.

David Philip Embry, PT

Philip Embry is a 1996 graduate from the University of Louisville school of Health and Allied Science with a bachelor degree in Physical Therapy. Philip has a wide range of physical therapy experiences in pediatrics, geriatrics, orthopedics, neurological conditions, and treatment of many other physical impairments.

Philip is a graduate of Ohio County High School and has been a proud resident of Ohio County for his entire life. Philip has been married to his loving wife, Angie, for over 18 years and is blessed with two children; River, 16, and Rain, 11. Philip is also an ordained minister at a local church and enjoys hunting and fishing as well as tending to his farm.

Dr. Kayla Kukahiko, PT, DPT

Kayla is a 2012 graduate from the University of Kentucky with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Kayla has had past experiences as supervisor of an outpatient clinic, as well as, inpatient and skilled nursing rehabilitation. Kayla is from Hanover, IN and resides in Princeton, KY. Kayla is married to Daniel, who teaches and coaches, and together they have a daughter, Hadley. Kayla enjoys spending time with her family, being active in her church, serving as a member of Vision West Kentucky, enjoying the outdoors, attending her husband's basketball games, and cheering for the Hoosiers.

Dr. Brittany Phelps, PT, DPT

Brittany is a licensed physical therapist in Kentucky, and has been providing PT at the Leitchfield Location since 2017. She holds both a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Bellarmine University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Western Kentucky University. Brittany enjoys treating people of all ages, a variety of conditions, and is an IMPACT trained physical therapist for concussion rehabilitation. Brittany, her husband Zach, and their two daughters Alaina and Amelia reside in Horse Branch, Ky.

Brian Belcher, PTA, BS, CI

Brian attended Madisonville Community College where he graduated with Distinction in 2014. He is the recipient of the 2014 MCC Outstanding PTA Student Award and a finalist for the 2014 MCC Gardner Award. He is a 2007 Graduate of Western Kentucky University where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. He has been an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (KPTA) since 2013. Brian is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor. He is currently pursuing an advanced proficiency credential in the area of Orthopedics.

Brian is married and has two daughters. In his free time he enjoys traveling, playing tennis, and spending time with his family. Brian treats patients at Fuller Physical Therapy- Beaver Dam.

Dr. Matthew Cravens PT, DPT

Matt graduated from Western Kentucky University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program in May, 2019. He completed his undergraduate coursework also at Western Kentucky University in 2016 with a Bachelors of Exercise Science. During his doctoral education Matt worked as a personal trainer and loved volunteering at Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson's Disease patients as well as at the Buddy House for Down Syndrome children. Matt has performed clinical work in skilled nursing facilities, the Medical Center, and here at Fuller Physical Therapy. Matt was born and raised in Alvaton and now resides in Plano, Kentucky. Matt is the main Physical Therapist at our Morgantown clinic and loves serving that community, helping all patients gain back their quality of life. Matt loves spending time with his wife, Shelby whom is a PTA at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. Matt is an avid outdoorsman spending as much time as he can in the woods or on the lake.

Dr. J. Dylan James PT, DPT

J.Dylan James is a 2018 graduate of Bellarmine University's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. J.Dylan is an Ohio County native and currently resides in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. J.Dylan received his bachelor's degree from Western Kentucky University in 2015. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing and watching basketball, and traveling. J.Dylan has a passion for treating athletes and utilizing manual therapy techniques to assist patients in achieving their goals.