Bauman Physical Thereapy & Wellness


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Meet the staff

Barbara Bauman is a physical therapist and owner of Bauman Physical Therapy & Wellness since 1998. She earned her degree from Cleveland State University. Barb has worked in a variety of healthcare settings and served as President to the Section on Women’s Health of the American Physical Therapy Association. She has a strong interest in women’s health and a commitment to manual assessment and manual therapy techniques. Barb’s background in manual therapy includes: muscle energy, indirect mobilization, myofascial release, visceral manipulation, lymphatic drainage, among others. This diverse background provides for an integrated approach to musculoskeletal dysfunction.


Barb is married to Greg with two sons, Tim and Scott. She enjoys gardening, rug hooking, and kayaking.

Margot van Eck, PT, MS, OCS has been with Bauman Physical Therapy since 1999. She attended West Virginia University for undergraduate studies and received a BS in Physical therapy at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1981. She practiced in Florida for 5 years before moving to Lexington in 1986. Margot completed her MS in physical therapy at the University of Kentucky in 1996 and became Board Certifies in Orthopedics in 1999. She is also adjunct faculty at the UK Physical Therapy program and Lexington Healing Arts Academy massage therapy school. Margot specializes in all orthopedic problems, TMJ and is trained in craniosacral therapy. She is married to David Miller and has two children, Molly and Andrew.


Jennifer Attkisson, PT, DPT has been with Bauman Physical Therapy since 2003. She graduated from Midway College in 1997 with her Associates degree in physical therapy and practiced in a variety of settings. In 1999 she furthered her degree and in 2002/2003 received her BHS, Master of Physical Therapy and Doctorate degree from Loma Linda University in Southern California.

Jennifer specializes in women’s health issues including pelvic pain, incontinence, and pre/postnatal management. Furthermore, she has been trained in lymphatic drainage and craniosacral therapy.



Emily Faragasso, PT, DPT graduated from the University of Kentucky and served as the Class President of the University of Kentucky Department of Physical Therapy.  Originally from Virginia, she received a bachelor degree from the Univeristy of Virginia in 2000.  She spent 3 years in New York City before moving to Lexington with her husband.  She has a 2 year old daughter that keeps her busy when she isn't working. 

Emily specializes in incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction, as well as manual therapy.

 image coming soon      We would like to announce the arrival of Kurt Schilder, PT, MSPT                             who joined us in June 2012. 


Kim Davis is a fitness trainer and has been with Bauman Physical Therapy since January of 2004. She is certified through the American Council on Exercise in both Group Fitness (1996) and Personal Training (1997). Kim teaches classes including: step aerobics, pump (barbell classes), cycling, and Pilates at both Bauman Physical Therapy and the local YMCA. She works with those with active lifestyles as well as rehab patients.
Kim enjoys running with friends, beaching and boating with family, and trying to keep up with her daughter, Cameron, and son, Jefferson.


Left to right - Kellee Ellis, former employee (Good luck Kellee! We will miss you!); Amanda Coldiron, insurance specialist; Leanne Field, office manager