Shelley Kroopf, PT
"Our clinical philosophy of helping patients achieve their highest attainable function is one of our major goals in treatment, We pride ourselves in offering a caring and understanding approach to rehabilitation and we always listen to our patients. After all, we are the guide on our patients avenue to wellness."
Shelley has been a Physical Therapist for over forty years. She has solely owned and operated Bay Physical Therapy for 25 years. She is experienced in many different areas of Physical Therapy involving musculo-skelatal and neurological problems. Shelley has particular expertise in the treatment of Sacro-iliac disorders including pelvic and SI joint instability. She is constantly continuing her education and learning the most up to date techniques. Yoga and pilates are often added into her treatment protocols and written in to the home exercise programs.
Travis Jurgens, DPT
Travis was born and raised in North Platte, Nebraska, where he was a four sport athlete in High School. Travis went on to earn his Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science from the university of Nebraska Omaha and then attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he attended a vigorous program, earning his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Through clinical experience, Travis focused on Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Manual Therapy, Neuro-rehabilitation and conditions of the spine. Travis is excited to have relocated to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula and is prepared to help his patients get back to their healthy lifestyles. Travis's interests include basketball, running, water sports and most recently, exploring his new home here in Monterey.
Craig Schmitz, PT
Craig has been a Physical Therapist for over 33 years and has worked on the Monterey Peninsula since 1999, specializing in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Craig earned his B.S. in Physical Therapy at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Craig's career began has a Physical Therapist with training in acute care and rehabilitation facilities prior to focusing on manual therapy in out patient settings. He has extensive training in joint mobilization, soft tissue mobilization, therapeutic exercise, work conditioning and functional capacity evaluations. Craig joined Bay Physical Therapy several years ago, bringing a pragmatic, bio-mechanical approach to maximize his patient's functional abilities and help them achieve their goals. In his spare time, Craig volunteers at an Easter Seals camp for the physically challenged. He enjoys recreational sports and outdoor activities.