Dr. Jennell Day – Owner
PT, DPT, Cert. SMT, Cert. DN, FAAOMPT, Dip. Osteopractic, CSCS
Dr. Jennell Day was born and raised in Helena, MT. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Sciences and Human Health Performance from the University of Montana Western in 2007 where she also played collegiate basketball. She then completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy (PT) Degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center in 2010. Jennell’s specialty areas include Manual Therapy, Sports Injury, Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Work Injury, Concussion Management, Headaches, TMJ Disorder and Chronic Pain. She has completed her Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Therapy which required completion of a research study on treating cervicogenic headaches.
Her certifications include:
• Dry Needling certified through the Spinal Manipulation Institute;
• Spinal Manipulation certified through the Spinal Manipulation Institute;
• Diploma in Osteopractic Therapy;
• Fellow in Orthopedic Manual Therapy;
• Selective Functional Movement Analysis; and,
• Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Jennell enjoys hiking, biking, climbing, camping, and skiing in her free time.
Dr. Megan Wrigg, PT, DPT
Dr. Megan Wrigg received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Carroll College in 2008 and completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree at the University of Montana in 2011. Megan held a career as a professional ballet dancer with a strong background in classical and contemporary styles. When transitioning to a physical therapist she worked with several Chicago based dance companies including the Joffrey Ballet, Hubbard Street and River North, providing onsite injury screens and dance rehab. Megan has a passion for providing education and treatment to young dancers in hopes they can decrease the overall instances of repetitive injuries to their bodies while growing up as a dancer. Megan works with the Montana Dance Arts Association at the yearly conferences educating and providing services to all Montana Dancers in multiple disciplines. Megan’s specialty areas include: Dance Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Injury and Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Pilates, Yoga, Barre, and Running Analysis. Her certifications include: IMX Pilates; Mat and Reformer, Ultrabarre and Barre Connect Instructor, Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She is currently working on her NAIOMPT certification. Megan and her husband Kam enjoy watching and supporting their 3 children, Nick, Lexi and Torri, in their college, high-school, and pre-school sporting activities. They enjoy being an active family with a love to travel.
Dr. Brooke Darfler PT, DPT
Dr. Brooke Darfler was born and raised in Helena, Montana. She received her Bachelor of Science in 2014 from Montana State University where she was also a member of the Montana State Cheerleading Squad. She then went on to complete her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois in 2017. Brooke is excited to be back home and is ready to serve the Helena community. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with family and taking advantage of all the great activities Montana has to offer.
Dr. Noah Eshleman PT, DPT, AT, CSCS, Cert DN
Dr. Noah Eshleman completed his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND where he also earned a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. Noah worked as an Athletic Trainer at the University of Mary and Sanford Health working with baseball, football, and track athletes. Noah also spent time as a strength and conditioning coach for Sanford POWER in Bismarck. Noah has special interests in Sports Injuries, Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Manual Therapy, Sports Performance, and Vestibular diagnoses. His certifications include: • Athletic Trainer Certified (ATC) • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Noah enjoys filling his free time with outdoor activities and practicing Judo. He is new to Helena and is excited to serve the community.
Dr. Brus Layson, PT, DPT, CSCS
Dr. Brus Layson received his Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences from Carroll College and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the Western University of Health Sciences.Brus has special interests in orthopedics, sports performance, manual therapy, post surgical rehabilitation, vestibular diagnoses, and balance training/fall prevention. He also has been working as a strength and conditioning coach for the Helena Big Horns hockey team. In his spare time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, rock climbing, and spending time with his wife Karla. He is excited to be back in Helena helping hunters draw bows, fishermen cast without pain, athletes return to sport, and generally serving a community for which he has a deep appreciation.
Dr. Jonathan Aldrich, PT, DPT, CSCS
Dr. Jonathan Aldrich was born and raised in Lewistown, MT. He received his Bachelor of Science in Cell Biology and Neuroscience from Montana State University in 2011. He then went on to complete his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Montana in 2018. In addition to being a physical therapist, Jonathan is also certified as a strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He has special interests in manual therapy, orthopedic rehabilitation, sports injury prevention/rehabilitation, and neurodynamics. He is passionate about getting people of all ages back to the things they love to do and helping them live their lives unhindered by pain. He is very excited to be living in Helena and plans to take advantage of all the amazing recreational activities the area has to offer. When not in the clinic, you may find him hiking the trails, at the lake, or in the gym.
Dr. Cory W. Murray, PT, DPT
Dr. Cory W. Murray is a Montana native who played collegiate baseball for Dawson Community College before finishing his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science with a Minor in coaching from Montana State University in 2009, graduating with honors at the top of his class. He completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2016.While in graduate school Dr. Murray led a research team that analyzed and reported the benefits of utilizing physical therapy students to oversee community fall prevention programs. His research team’s abstract was submitted to the American Physical Therapy Associations (APTA) research board, was selected for a podium presentation and was awarded a blue ribbon for quality of research. He has a strong background in manual therapy, orthopedic rehabilitation, and chronic pain relief. He will be working towards a fellowship with the FAAOMPT and achieving his Sports Certified Specialist (SCS) in the near future.
Dr. Murray enjoys giving back to his community and is currently a Fun Fitness Director for the Montana Special Olympics. During his free time, he enjoys coaching, playing softball, golfing, hunting, fishing, snowboarding, and spending time with his wife and three children.