Meet Our Therapists


Rick Bauersfeld

Rick Bauersfeld, PT
Physical Therapist
Director of Therapy

Rick attended Oregon College of Education from 1975 – 1978. He received his PT degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1980. Rick and his wife Jennifer together started the physical therapy clinic with Mclean County Orthopedics in 1981. He has been the Director of Physical Therapy at Mclean County Orthopedics from 1981 to present. He loves spending time with his family, all sports, and serving and helping others here and abroad.

Krista Sheppard

Krista Sheppard, MPT, DPT
Physical Therapist
Facilities Manager

Krista earned her BA from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1994, an MPT from Northwestern University in 1997, and a DPT with an emphasis in manual therapy and orthopedics from St. Augustine University in 2012. She is a member of APTA, IPTA, and AAOMPT. Krista is Facilities Manager at McLean County Orthopedics. She enjoys SCUBA and reading.


Jonathon Crowley, PT, MTC
Physical Therapist

Jon earned his Masters Degree in Physical Therapy in 2012 from Northern Illinois University. He practiced autonomously for the first four years of his career studying many manual therapy techniques and gaining experience as an independent practitioner. He received his manual therapy certification through the University of St. Augustine in 2016 and is also certified in dry needling. His work passions include evaluation and treatment of the spine as well as assessing athletes and runners. Jon enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors and competing in ultra marathons.

Celia Vineyard

Celia Vineyard, OTA/L
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Celia has worked as an occupational therapy assistant since 2007. She earned her AAS degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant studies from Parkland College, and her BS degree in Psychology from Eureka College. She is certified by NBCOT, licensed in the State of Illinois, and a member of AOTA.

Kim Keller

Kim Keller, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Originally from Ohio, Kim received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Tennessee State University in 1996. She has spent the past 14 years serving in outpatient orthopedic therapy but has also has served in skilled nursing, inpatient rehab, and acute rehab settings. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, serving on ministry teams at church, music and performing arts, and cooking.

Kayla Ulrich

Kayla Ulrich, PTA/L
Physical Therapist Assistant

Kayla received her Associates Degree in Applied Sciences and Physical Therapist Assistant Certification May of 2011 from Illinois Central College, Peoria. She has been a part of McLean County Orthopedics since 2013. Her favorite part about being a Physical Therapist Assistant is educating patients to allow for greater understanding of their condition. Some of her hobbies include: running, crocheting and reading.

Stormie Davis

Stormie Davis, DPT

Stormie Davis graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from Bradley University in 2009. She then went on to graduate school and graduated from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Bradley University in 2012. Stormie has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2009 and has an interest in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Manual Therapy techniques. Outside of physical therapy, her interests include cooking, baking, quilting, and boating.

Ed Ponces

Ed Ponce, MSPT
Physical Therapist

Ed received his Physical Therapy degree from Bradley University in 1996. He is certified to perform dry needling. He enjoys spending time with his children, outdoor activities, and listening to music.

Tessa Arndt

Tessa Arndt, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Tessa graduated from Illinois Central College with an Associates Degree in the Physical Therapist Assistant program in May 2014. She joined McLean County Orthopedics just after her graduation. She enjoys staying active at the gym, being outdoors with her dog and husband, and watching the St. Louis Blues and St.Louis Cardinals.

Abby Curtis

Abby Curtis, PT, CLT
Physical Therapist

Abby attended Augustana College for her undergraduate degree and graduated with her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis in 2002. She is a certified lymphedema therapist and is trained to perform Functional Capacity Evaluations through the WorkWell Systems. Her interests include spending time with her husband, two young children, and teenage stepchildren. She enjoys sports and outdoor activities.

Lee Noonan

Lee Noonan, PT
Physical Therapist

Lee received his Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) degree in 1992 from Illinois Central College and practiced as a PTA until 2005. He then went back to school and earned his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Bradley University. He is a WorkWell certified Therapist with training in ergonomics, job analysis, work conditioning and Functional Capacity Evaluations, as well as an ASTYM Certified Therapist. In addition to WorkWell, he has training in Mulligan, Mckenzie, Maitland, Paris and Sahrmann manual techniques. He is married with two children and enjoys family time, playing basketball, boating, and biking.

Tricia Buckley

Tricia Buckley, PT
Physical Therapist

Tricia graduated from Maryville College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 1986. She is certified in ASTYM manual techniques. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, baking, and exercising.

Sarah Follmer

Sarah Follmer PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Sarah graduated from Bradley University with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009 and joined McLean County Orthopedics at that time. She is ASTYM certified and a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. Her interests include raising three children, horseback riding, reading, and scrapbooking.

Donna Noonan

Donna Noonan, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Donna joined MCO in 2002 after working ten years prior to that in various settings. She graduated from the Illinois Central College PTA program in 1992. She loves the orthopedic setting and geriatric patients. She is married and has two children.

Jim Modglin

Jim Modglin, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Jim attended Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, IL to earn his Associates Degree in the Physical Therapy Assistant program. He joined MCO in 2004. He is certified in ASTYM therapy and enjoys treating athletes of all ages. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, traveling and cooking.

Diane Swanson

Diane Swanson, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant

Diane has worked at MCO since 1998. She attended PTA school at SIU and graduated in 1981. She is certified in ASTYM and enjoys working with patients of all ages. In her free time, she enjoys traveling to the beach and spending time with family.

Michelle Geshiwlm

Michelle Geshiwlm, PTA/L
Physical Therapist Assistant

Michelle received her Associates Degree in Applied Sciences and Physical Therapist Assistant Certification May of 2009 from Illinois Central College, Peoria. She started working for Mclean County Orthopedics June 2015. Her favorite part about being a Physical Therapist Assistant is helping people to attain or regain the ability to walk and carry out daily life. Some of her hobbies include hiking, camping, and gardening.