Blake was born and raised in Columbus, Mississippi as the oldest of two boys. Growing up, and all through high school, Blake was involved in many different sports and played Basketball, Soccer, Golf, and ran cross country. He always knew he wanted to do something in the medical field, but it was after an ankle injury his senior year in high school while playing soccer that it became clear that Physical Therapy would be his passion moving forward.
After graduating high school Blake went to a local community college for two years before finally landing at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he would finish pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. While at Southern Miss, Blake was a member of the Honors College and completed an undergraduate thesis project. After completing his undergraduate studies, Blake earned the opportunity to attend The University of South Alabama where he would receive his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2017.
After graduating from South Alabama, Blake accepted his first job in Mobile, working for Results Physiotherapy where he was able to learn many valuable skills as a clinician. Blake has continued learning since graduating. He is currently pursuing an advanced manual therapy certification, which he started working towards while employed at Results Physiotherapy, which he continues to work toward completing presently. He has also completed continued learning for the application of Dry Needling in the clinical setting.
Blake is married to his wife, Katelin, who he began dating in high school. They recently welcomed their first child Eli in 2020. They currently live in Daphne, AL. along with their Australian shepherd, Cotten. Blake spends his time supporting his wife in her training for half marathon races, enjoying friends and family, golfing, and watching any and all sports.
After graduating as Salutatorian from high school in western North Carolina, Tyler attended Troy University, where he completed an undergraduate degree in Chemistry, with a minor in Leadership Studies. While at Troy, Tyler also played baseball, where he was a part of two Sun Belt Conference Championship Teams and two NCAA regional appearances. In his time with the Troy Trojans, Tyler was named a Capital One NCAA Division 1 Academic All-American (13, 14), Sun Belt First Team Short-Stop (13), as well as a Brooks Wallace Award Finalist list for top shortstop in the country (13). Aside from baseball, Tyler was awarded with the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award which recognizes recipients for their excellence of character, humanitarian service and spiritual qualities. Tyler also received the Clements Award, which is granted to one graduating male and female student athlete for excellence in the classroom and in their sport.
Following his time at Troy University, Tyler attended the University of South Alabama’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. There, he achieved his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree in May of 2017. Since that time, he has gained experience in outpatient orthopedics, chronic pain management, with the aging adult population, and has worked in the skilled nursing environment, with exposure to a variety of age groups and presentations. Tyler has continued his learning from physical therapy school and is now certified in Dry Needling, as well as Blood Flow Restriction Training. Tyler is an avid believer in health and wellness, and continues to remain active himself. He is married to his wife, Rachael, has a son, Cannon (born April 11th 2021), and has two Australian Shepherds, Oakleigh and Ollie. Tyler continues to enjoy coaching baseball, camping, spending family time, being outdoors, and cheering on his favorite sports teams.
Rebekah is an Eastern Shore native, growing up in Daphne and graduating from Daphne High School in 2011. She danced with Eastern Shore Dance Academy for over 12 years taking ballet, tap, jazz and lyrical. She was also very involved with cheerleading growing up, leading to her becoming captain of the varsity cheerleading team at DHS her senior year.
After graduating from Daphne, Rebekah pursued her dream of attending the University of Alabama and graduated cum laude in 2015 with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority as well as the UA Student Recruitment team. Rebekah furthered her education attending physical therapy school at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in May of 2020. While at Samford, she was highly involved in PhysioFit- a direct access physiotherapy clinic in fitness settings providing patients with biomechanics evaluations in order to meet their fitness and wellness goals.
Rebekah accepted a job with Agile Physical Therapy in Vestavia, Alabama following graduation learning and practicing orthopedics and dance medicine. She was also trained in Balanced Body Pilates incorporating Pilates techniques into physical therapy treatment as well as trigger point dry needling. She joined the Refine PT team in April 2021. Rebekah is very passionate about incorporating Pilates into her Physical Therapy treatments as well as bringing Dance Medicine to the Eastern Shore.
Rebekah married her high school sweetheart, Zac, in 2015 and they have one dog, Buoy. Zac and Rebekah have been dating since 2009 and welcomed a baby boy, Will, in July 2021. They are excited to be back on the Eastern Shore and give back to a community that they were lucky enough to be apart of growing up.
Jake was born and raised in Rome, Georgia and is the oldest of the two Barnett children. He graduated high school in 2013 from Armuchee High School. During his time in high school, he played offensive and defensive lineman in football and ran/ threw shot put and discuss with the track team. He was named team Capitan for the football team his senior year at Armuchee.
After finishing high school Jake decided to attend Berry College where he would play football at the NCAA Division III level. It was there that he became interested in fitness and how that can be used in healthcare. That passion for fitness and his desire to serve people lead to his decision to attend physical therapy school. He finished at Berry with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise science. During his football career he was a part of the inaugural football team and went on to help lead the Vikings to a conference championship his senior year as a starting offensive lineman he was also a part of the SAA Academic Honor role in 2016.
Following his time as a Viking he attended physical therapy school at Samford University and graduated from there with his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) in April of 2021. During his time there he was the class president in 2019 and was able to participate in several high level clinical experiences including Ultimate Edge Sports medicine in Birmingham and Advance Rehabilitation in Rome, GA.
He recently married his wife Bailey Jo May 29th, who he met in physical therapy school. He and Bailey have aussiedoodle named Tuk. They are excited to be a part of the Daphne community and begin to plant roots in the area. He and his wife love to try new restaurants, exercising, spending time with family and friends.
Bailey was born and raised in Dothan, AL. Her middle name is Jo so many people who are close to her call her Bailey Jo. She loves either! She grew up dancing, playing a variety of sports, and pursued musical talents in singing and various instruments. When volleyball became her niche, she quit the others to give her all to the sport. Upon leaving high school, she accumulated 3 Super-12 awards for the Wiregrass area and many awards based on team stats and leadership.
For undergrad, she attended the University of Alabama (Roll Tide) where she was in the Honor’s College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Summa Cum Laude. She, also, continued playing volleyball on the club team and through intramurals. She has a passion for music and worship that has allowed her the opportunity to lead worship in many settings and churches throughout her life.
For Physical Therapy School, Bailey attended Samford University where she met the love of her life, her husband, Jake. She loves that she gets to do one of her greatest passions with her best friend. With her sports background, Bailey has always been interested in PT with athletes; however, through the years, she has gained a loved for the aging adult population and women’s health too! Bailey will be pursuing her Level I certification in Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy in the near future.
Fun fact: in PT school, Bailey’s superlative was “Most Likely to Always Have a Bag of Snacks.”
Bailey and Jake have the most precious pup, Tuk, who is an Aussie-doodle. Outside of the clinic, Bailey enjoys exercise, adventuring, finding the most delicious and local foods, and making home-cooked meals. Also, she loves the Crimson Tide and spending time with her family on game-day in Tuscaloosa.
Blake was born and raised in Daphne, Al with his younger sister. He attended Daphne High School where he played both baseball and basketball. After high school, he continued his baseball career throughout college, first attending Coastal Alabama East followed by the University of Mobile. Blake graduated from the University of Mobile in 2019, earning his Bachelor in Science in Kinesiology. After graduation, Blake attended the University of South Alabama for Physical Therapy school, where he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2022. During his time at the University of South Alabama, Blake was able to perform a clinical rotation here with us at Refine PT and Performance. It was during that time that he decided that he wanted to pursue an official position working with us after completing his doctoral program.
When not working, Blake enjoys playing or watching most sports, exercising, and reading. Blake is excited to have the opportunity to serve the people in his home town while continuing to develop his clinical skills.
Kristi attended Faulkner University where she obtained a bachelors of science in Management of Human Resources. Kristi is a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. She spent 6 years active duty at F.E. Warren AFB in Cheyenne, Wy.
Kristi has been married 24 years to her husband, Bien Sr (former LSU football player). They have 3 boys. Bien Jr, Jared and Kristopher who all stand 6’5” and taller! They currently live in Daphne, AL. No pets yet, but trying…
Kristi enjoys painting on canvas, running, watching all sports except golf, spending time with family and falling asleep while watching Netflix every night.
Kyle was born and raised in Decatur, AL as the middle child of three boys. Growing up playing sports with his brothers, he always dreamed of playing college sports. However, his plan was rerouted for a better plan after a high school knee injury led him to develop a passion for physical therapy and strength and conditioning.
Kyle was given a great opportunity to attend Troy University where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science in 2014. After graduating from Troy, Kyle attended the University of South Alabama where he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) in 2017. After earning his doctorate, Kyle took a job with Vertex PT Specialists in Columbia, SC, one of the most prestigious outpatient orthopedic private practices in the Southeast.
While in Columbia, Kyle had a wide variety of experiences. He was able to start a clinic from the ground up, treat a wide variety of patients from pre-teens to 95-year-olds, as well as treat some high level athletes, including some Olympians and Major League Baseball players.
Along with his DPT, Kyle is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and is certified in dry needling and personalized blood flow restriction training. While in Columbia, Kyle served as an adjunct professor at the University of South Carolina for an undergraduate introduction to physical therapy course. He is currently involved with teaching a continuing education course to clinicians called “Strength and Conditioning: In the Clinic.” Kyle is married to his wife, Rachel, and currently lives in Midtown Mobile where he enjoys spending time with his wife and friends, working out, reading, and learning about anything and everything!
Logan was born and raised in Huntsville, AL where he attended Buckhorn High School as the oldest of four boys. In high school, Logan played football, basketball, and tennis. While playing sports year-round, Logan spent plenty of time in the athletic trainer’s room where he developed a fascination for the human body and its potential to heal, overcome, and thrive.
After graduating high school in 2014, Logan attended Auburn University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a minor in Sports Coaching. Logan was an Auburn University Cheerleader for 3 years, serving as Co-Captain his senior year. During his time at Auburn, he also served on the leadership team for Fellowship of Christian Athletes. After graduating in 2018, Logan pursued a Master of Science in Exercise Science with a focus in Biomechanics at Auburn University and worked as the graduate assistant to the nationally ranked Auburn Gymnastics program during the 2018-2019 season. Upon finishing his master’s degree, Logan pursued his Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences-Austin, TX, graduating in 2022.
Logan picked up Olympic weightlifting as a tool to train for cheerleading and, at one point, held the Alabama state record for the snatch in the 102kg weight class. During physical therapy school, Logan transitioned to CrossFit to improve his fitness and well-roundedness and to satisfy his competitive drive. Logan is passionate about getting people strong and moving well so that they can accomplish more than they ever thought they could.
During his time at Auburn, Logan met his wife Morgan and now lives in Daphne with their Collie, Thach. During his free time, Logan loves spending hours at the gym, doing leatherwork, and spending time with his wife and dog as well as his community of friends.
Blake was born and raised in Section, Alabama, a small town in the northeast corner of the state. He graduated from Section High School in 2011. During his time in high school, Blake played baseball, football, basketball, and track and field. He was named captain of the football team his junior and senior year.
After graduating high school, Blake received a scholarship to Troy university, where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science in 2015. After graduating from Troy, Blake attended physical therapy school at Samford University and was a member of their inaugural class.
Since graduating with his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree in 2018, Blake has undergone extensive training in manual therapy and received his CMPT from the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy in 2020. Through this certification, Blake has developed an expertise in treating complex spinal pain and dysfunction. Blake has also had advanced training in dry needling, blood flow restriction training, and the clinical management of Crossfit athletes.
Blake has a passion for health and wellness and is committed to helping his patients become stronger, more resilient human beings. Blake’s hobbies outside of work include hiking, camping, exercising, reading, and being active in his church. Blake lives in Huntsville with his wife, Brianna, and his daughter, Caroline.
He is currently located at Refine PT and Performance- Decatur, Alabama.
Makayla graduated in 2012 from Chesterfield High School in South Carolina. During her high school tenure, she was a part of three state championships in softball. It was during this time that she fell in love with the physical therapy profession after a shoulder injury in her tenth grade year threatened her softball career. Makayla received a softball scholarship to the University of Mobile and graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2016. She was a part of the Alpha Chi Honor Society, a prestigious award only given to individuals whose GPA is in the top 10% of all students attending the University of Mobile. As a pitcher for the Mobile Rams, Makayla also accumulated many other academic and athletic accolades including: SSAC All-Academic Team, 1st Team All- Conference, CoSIDA Academic All-District Team, CoSIDA Academic All-American 2nd Team, and NAIA Daktronics Scholar – Athlete. In 2015 she had the opportunity to help her team win the SSAC conference championship and reach the NAIA College World Series. She received All-American honors in 2015, while also being named the Champion of Character award recipient for her team.
Following her time at the University of Mobile, Makayla attended the University of South Carolina’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. She graduated with her Doctor of Physical Therapy in December of 2020. While attending USC Makayla had the opportunity to receive her clinical education from some of the top outpatient physical therapy clinics in the Southeast: Vertex PT Specialists in Columbia, SC and our very own Refine PT and Performance. She has also worked in an outpatient physical therapy setting that specialized in vestibular physical therapy and has developed a unique skillset to treat individuals with dizziness and balance deficits. She is passionate about promoting health and wellness in the geriatric population and hopes to become a Geriatric Certified Specialist (GCS) within the next few years. Makayla also enjoys combining her athletic and physical therapy background to treat athletes and help them return to their sport while also giving them the tools they need to prevent future injury. Makayla is married to her husband, Payne, who she met while attending the University of Mobile. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, exploring the outdoors, finding the best Italian restaurants, and traveling to new places with her husband.
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Reach out to our Team:
Daphne: 27468 World Ct. Daphne, AL 36526
Phone: (251) 270-1551
Fax: (251) 270-1552
Mobile: 1717 Dauphin Street, Mobile, AL 36604
Phone: (251) 501-2700
Fax: (251) 501-2701
Dothan: 1369 Headland Avenue, Suite 15A Dothan, AL 3603
Phone: (334) 769-2003
Fax: (334) 769-2004
Decatur: 1111 Knight St SE, Decatur AL 35601
Phone: (256) 973-1552
Fax: (256) 973-1553
Email: [email protected]
Hours of Service:
Monday: 7 AM – 6 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM – 6 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM – 6 PM
Thursday: 7 AM – 6 PM
Friday: 7 AM – 2 PM (or by appointment)
Saturday/Sunday : Closed