Meet The Team
Dr. Kelley Ryan, PT, DPT, WCS, CYT-200
Board Certified Women's Health Physical Therapist
Owner/ Founder & Clinical Mentor
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, taught pregnancy and postpartum topics in the VCU physical therapy program since 2013 and teaches as a lab assistant for pelvic floor advanced courses for PTs.
Kelley has taken advanced postgraduate coursework in pelvic floor assessment and treatment (all 3 levels), constipation, holistic treatment of the postpartum patient, holistic treatment of the pregnant patient, hypopressives and low pressure fitness, 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. Kelley is one of only 4 Board Certified Women's Health physical therapists in the Richmond metro region. She- along with Carmel and Laura- are in the midst of the Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist Certification and the Sacroiliac Joint Specialist Certification.
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.
Kelley sees men, women and children in-clinic and via virtual visits Monday, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Dr. Laura Thoene, PT, DPT
Orthopedic and Pelvic Health Physical Therapist
Triathlete, Marathon Runner and Distance Athlete
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 is passionate about orthopedics and pelvic health as well as female athletes.
Laura has continued her pelvic health studies in: pelvic floor levels 1 & 2, the holistic treatment of the postpartum patient, sacroiliac joint and pelvic ring, 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, qualifying for Chicago, Richmond, Shamrock and qualifying for New York.
Laura sees men, women and children in the clinic Tuesdays and via housecalls Wednesdays.
Dr. Carmel Rogers, PT, DPT
Orthopedic + Pelvic Health Physical Therapist
Carmel graduated with an undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering before having a change of heart and going to physical therapy school. Carmel has taken pelvic floor levels 1 and 2b, advanced courses in prolapse, diastasis, instrumented assisted soft tissue massage, pelvic rehabilitation for female and male athletes, holistic approaches to pregnancy and postpartum and is in the midst of the Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist course.
She is a mom to a 4-year old daughter and enjoys triathlons, cooking, gardening, "adventuring" with her daughter and husband, flying, sailing, skydiving and anything Minnesota.
Carmel, as a fit mom herself, loves helping women stay active- whether that is chasing your little ones or doing ultramarathons. Carmel sees women in the clinic and with virtual visits Wednesdays and Fridays.