Rob Feehley, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert. MDT
Rob graduated from the physical therapy program at the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore in 1987. Before starting his outpatient physical therapy practice, Rob worked as a senior therapist and manager for a large orthopedic and sports medicine practice. He was involved with recruiting and mentoring new staff, managing day to day operations, and marketing to physicians and to the community.
Rob has worked with a great deal of spine patients in the outpatient setting. His desire to provide the best possible care for this challenging population led him to take several post-graduate courses in the evaluation and treatment of the spine. Ultimately, Rob achieved certification in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine through The McKenzie Institute in 1994. Seeking recognition for his advanced skills with general orthopaedic patients, Rob became a Board Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist in 1997 through The American Physical Therapy Association. Currently, Rob is one of only two therapists in the State of Maryland to simultaneously hold both certifications. Rob received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from EIM University in 2016.
Rob has accepted invitations to teach at various PT, PTA and Physicians Assistant programs. Rob has taught The McKenzie Approach to the master's and doctoral physical therapy students at The University of Maryland, Eastern Shore for over a decade. Rob’s personal commitment to health, healing, and the practice of physical therapy gives him the passion and experience to provide quality rehabilitation services to the surrounding communities.
Kyle McDermott, PT, DPT, OCS
Kyle graduated from Becker College in Massachusetts in 1999 with an Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapy. He then went on to Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania to continue his education. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science in 2002 and subsequently his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2005. He moved to Baltimore in 2005 and worked for ten years in an outpatient orthopaedic practice prior to joining the Feehley Physical Therapy team in 2015. He has taken a variety of continuing education courses over his career with focus mostly on orthopaedic injuries and post-operative rehabilitation with a special interest in shoulder rehab. Kyle is Board Certified as an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist through The American Physical Therapy Association. He has studied various methods of manual therapy for joint mobilizations as well as soft tissue techniques. He has advanced training for treatment of spinal disorders; completing all McKenzie spine courses and is currently preparing to become credentialed in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. Kyle integrates a variety of treatment approaches in the compassionate care of his patients with a mixture of therapeutic exercises and manual therapy.
Judy McElfresh, PT, MS
Judy McElfresh graduated from St. Louis University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy. Her concentration after graduation was neurological rehabilitation. In 1982 she continued her education at the Medical University of South Carolina, receiving her masters in allied health with a concentration in administration in education. After graduation she taught at MUSC and was a director of Roper Hospital for a short while. In 1985 she moved to Baltimore Maryland and worked with an outpatient orthopedic group, from 1986-2011. Her patient load included wide range of post surgical, sports medicine and geriatric patients.
Judy has taken a wide range of continuing education courses during her 30 years of practice ranging from neurological rehabilitation to orthopoedic rehabilitation of the upper extremity and lower extremity to muscle energy and mobilization of all joints. She brings to her practice an extensive knowledge of joint rehabilitation of both surgical and non surgical.
Deanna R. Sprague, PTA, BA
Deanna earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Shepherd University, and graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Carroll Community College in 1998. She joined the Feehley Physical Therapy team in 2014. Deanna has also worked as Adjunct Faculty at Cecil College in the PT Assistant program teaching in Kinesiology/Biomechanics, Therapeutic Exercise and Orthopedics labs. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association/Orthopedic section, and is working towards her Advanced Proficiency in Orthopedics.
The majority of her practice has been spent in outpatient orthopedics and aquatic therapy. She has completed continuing education through the McKenzie Institute for treatment of the cervical and lumbar spine, and has extensive experience in treating both areas. Deanna enjoys all aspects of orthopedics, and has a love for the geriatric population. She helps patients achieve their goals, and improve their quality of life through a comprehensive treatment approach involving manual techniques, patient education, and exercise.