Chris Taylor, PT

Chris Taylor / MPT, CSCS, MFMS, Astym Cert.; Founder

Voted Best Physical Therapist in WNC 2013, 2014 & 2015 by the Mountain XPress Readers Poll
  • Chris became a physical therapist because he loves to work with and help people.  It really makes him feel good when he can make a difference by helping others decrease their pain and increase their function.  He ruptured his Achilles a few years ago and became a patient himself, which he feels gave him a unique perspective so that he can make other’s experiences with physical therapy that much better.Chris loves helping the community and friends become the best they can be. In his free time, Chris loves to travel, enjoys running, hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities.  “I also enjoy golf, tennis, getting together with friends and trying new foods. Lately, I’ve been spending time with my family.” Chris lives in Asheville with his wife, Lara, their two sons Isaac and Eli, dog Bueller, and cat Blitzen.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • ASTYM Certified Clinician (Elite Status)
  • Graston Technique Certified
  • Extensive experience with mobilization and manipulation of the spine
  • 830Laser Certified Clinician
  • MultiFunctional Movement Specialist (MFMS)
  • Whelton Myofascial Referral TechniqueTM Trained
Amanda Roach, PT

Amanda Roach / MPT, OCS, MTC, ATC; Lead Physical Therapist

Amanda helps her clients live their best life, by not only getting them back to 100% but also giving them the necessary tools to maintain that healthy lifestyle. Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to church, working out, and being a tourist in her own hometown! Amanda believes in being kind to one another and that performing a random act of kindness often blesses you more than whomever you are being kind towards. She also believes that a smile can brighten anyone’s day, and physical activity can turn the worst day into the best!
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist #42960
  • National Board of Certification, Certified Athletic Trainer #09072126
  • C1 Certified in the Schroth Method for Scoliosis Treatment
  • University of St. Augustine Manual Therapy Certified (MTC)
  • Professional Rescuer
  • 830Laser Certified Clinician
Emerson Talbott, PT, DPT

Emerson Talbott / PT, DPT, Physical Therapist

Emerson believes that as a physical therapist, it is his job to help guide you down the right path to address the issues you are facing. He will help you reach your goals, and challenge you accordingly, while making those goals attainable.
Outside of work, Emerson is an avid outdoorsman. He loves to hike, fish, hunt, and just spend time outside. He also enjoys building things and refinishing old furniture. "I believe in trial and error. Never be afraid of making a mistake!"
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • 830Laser Certified Clinician
Tyler Matherne, PT, DPT

Tyler Matherne / PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, Physical Therapist

Tyler is a Louisiana born transplant to the Asheville area. He received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Western Carolina University and completed a year long orthopedic residency program at UNC. He is also a Certified Strength and Condition Specialist. Tyler likes to use all the skills he has learned from these experiences to assess his patients movement patterns, identify the biochemical reasons for their pain, help them work towards addressing those deficits and give them the tools to help themselves.

In his spare time he enjoys all of the wonderful hiking and camping that the Asheville area has to offer. You might also find him cycling on the park way, running around town, or knee deep in a river trying to get some trout. His favorite quote is “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” - John A. Shedd

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist #56605
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • 830Laser Certified Clinician
Rachel Suggs

Rachel Suggs / PTA, MFMS; Physical Therapist Assistant

Rachel enjoys working as a part of a great team and being a part of helping individuals feel better and accomplish their goals. “It is very rewarding to see our patients progress and become more and more independent and know that I have been a part of their experience in beginning a better life.” She enjoys good music, travel, hiking with her 3 dogs and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoy watching college/professional sports and learning and experiencing new things.
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
  • ASTYM Certified Clinician
  • 830Laser Certified Clinician
  • MultiFunctional Movement Certified Clinician (MFMS)
  • Whelton Myofascial Referral TechniqueTM Trained
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