Meet The Team
RVA's Most Experienced Hybrid Pelvic Health Physical Therapy Practice
House calls, Clinic and Telehealth
Dr. Kelley Ryan, PT, DPT, WCS, CYT-200
Board Certified Pelvic Health Physical Therapist
Yogi, Recreational Runner and Nature Lover
Runs the Clinical Mentorship Program
Kelley grew up in Midlothian and is a proud Hokie! She graduated from Northwestern University in 2006 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has practiced orthopedics, women's health and pelvic health since 2006, mentored other pelvic health physical therapists since 2014 and taught pregnancy and postpartum topics in the VCU physical therapy program since 2013.
Kelley is passionate about the pregnant and postpartum birthing person and helping mothers thrive.
Kelley has taken advanced postgraduate coursework in pelvic floor assessment and treatment, constipation, holistic treatment of the postpartum patient, pediatric constipation and incontinence, male pelvic pain, coccydynia and painful sitting, diastasis rectus (DRA), pudendal neuralgia, breast health and post-mastectomy care, chronic pain, incontinence, McKenzie evaluation and treatment, functional movement assessment, running analysis, back and sacroiliac joint pain, . There are 3 "levels" of pelvic floor training and Kelley has taken all 3 levels plus additional trainings. Kelley is one of only 4 Board Certified Women's Health physical therapists in the Richmond metro region.
Kelley is a mom of a 3! She has a toddler, a tween and one in between! She loves movement to stay sane. She is a certified yoga teacher and yoga 4 cancer teacher but also jogs, hikes, walks just about everywhere and chases her toddler for exercise.
Dr. Laura Thoene, PT, DPT
Orthopedic and Pelvic Health Physical Therapist
Triathlete, Marathon Runner and Distance Athlete
Laura is an orthopedic and pelvic health physical therapist with a passion for helping birthing people and runners achieve their peak physical goals. She is a firm believer in the power of a good running practice for both the body and the mind.
Laura obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2003. After graduating, she practiced physical therapy from Hawaii to Seattle to Boston to Richmond and began specializing in pelvic health in 2014 after experiencing her own postpartum problems.
Laura has continued her pelvic health studies in: sacroiliac joint and pelvic ring, pelvic floor assessment and treatment, pelvic organ prolapse, foot and ankle assessment, pilates for therapeutic and corrective exercise, and running kinematics and gait analysis, kinesiotaping and advanced techniques in the hip and knee for sports and runners
Laura and her husband (also a USC Physical Therapist) are raising two active children, and can often be found at fun runs, marathons, and triathlons. Laura loves to say: "the older I get, the faster I get!" and often places at the top of her age group. Her previous marathons have included qualifying for and running Boston twice, Richmond, Shamrock and qualifying for New York. Laura qualified for Chicago and plans to run that in the future.
Laura is passionate about working with moms, active women, runners and those who want to be the best versions of themselves. If you have a pelvic floor issue old or new, or an orthopedic ailment, together we will work to accomplish your goals!