Pro.Active Therapy Professional Staff

Arthur J. Nitz, PT, PhD, OCS, ECS, Owner

Dr. Nitz received his Master's degree in Physical Therapy from Baylor University and a PhD in Anatomy and Neurobiology from the University of Kentucky. He recently retired from a full time faculty position at the University of Kentucky after 40 years as a Full Professor. His clinical practice concentrates on orthopedic and sports injuries and electrophysiologic assessment (EMG/NCS). He resides in Frankfort with his wife, Jane.

Michael Anthony, PT, DPT, Owner

Michael is a clinical director at Pro.Active Therapy. He is a UK graduate and has been at Pro.Active since 2001. Michael specializes in orthopedics and post-operative rehabilitation. He and his wife Shonna have 3 children and live in Woodford County.

David Lodmell, PT, DPT, Owner

David is a graduate of Bellermine University. He joined our staff in 2007. He specializes in orthopedics and manual therapy. David and his wife Beth with their five children live in Frankfort.

Tyler Gibbs PT, DPT

Tyler received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Western Kentucky University. He joined the staff of ProActive Therapy in the summer of 2019. Tyler specializes in treatment of OA to prevent surgery, as well as post- operative joint and sports injuries. Tyler resides in Frankfort with his wife Erin and their 2 sons.

Emily Smith, PT, DPT

Dr. Smith is a 2021 graduate of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Smith has been practicing at ProActive Therapy since 2021. She enjoys working with a wide age range of individuals diagnosed with an aray of orthopedic conditions. She specializes in post operative care and sports related injuries. She is a resident of Anderson County.

Sam TeBos, PT, DPT, CSCS

Sam received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Kentucky. He joined the ProActive Therapy staff in the fall of 2023. Sam has experience working with patients with a wide variety of orthopedic conditions, to include working with various professional, collegiate, and tactical athletes. Sam resides in Midway with his wife and son.