Our Mission

We help people move better, feel better and live their best life.

  • We deliver quality care and exceptional results.
  • We use evidence-based, effective treatments.
  • We provide exceptional patient experiences and outcomes.
  • We get patients back to doing what they love.

Our Story

North Boulder Physical Therapy has been a staple of health and rehabilitation in the Boulder and Northwest Denver community for over forty years. In 2019, Dane and Audrey Kelley, a local couple, transitioned into ownership of the company. They have worked diligently to build on the foundation that was established when North Boulder Physical Therapy was opened.

North Boulder Physical Therapy is driven by the vision of empowering our team and delivering exceptional quality physical therapy. They believe in ensuring that their team is equipped to handle a broad variety of diagnoses. They provide therapists unlimited access to courses and continuing education to assure the highest level of rehabilitation.

Meet Our Team

We’re a team of highly trained professionals dedicated to serving the needs of patients in Boulder, Westminster and Golden.

Dane Kelley

CEO

Dane Kelley

CEO

Originally from Beloit, Kansas, Dane moved to Colorado after college, where he studied physical therapy, business administration, sports management and leadership. Dane has first-hand experience with clinical elements and has worked with other practices to grow, develop and expand their teams and clinics. Dane focuses on evidence-based treatment techniques. His clinical experience stems from evidence-based manual techniques in conjunction with specific individualized programming to ensure all patients get back to doing what they love. His skill set is treating all musculoskeletal dysfunctions but he specifically enjoys treating chronic cervical and lumbar diagnoses—especially headaches and migraines. Outside of the clinic, Dane enjoys spending time with his family, mentoring, CrossFit and enjoying the outdoor lifestyle Colorado is known for.

Zach Chandler

PT, DPT, Cert. DN, SCS, CSCS

Zach Chandler

PT, DPT, Cert. DN, SCS, CSCS

Golden

Zach is a Colorado native, having grown up in Boulder county. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Ithaca College in New York, where he also played NCAA Division III soccer. He received his doctorate in physical therapy in 2009, is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, completed a sports medicine residency in 2010, and is certified in dry needling. Zach specializes in sports and orthopedic care for patients of all ages, levels and disciplines. He employs a very goal-oriented approach with his patients. Zach is the older brother of quintuplet siblings, and his father is a former professional soccer player. He currently lives in Denver with his wonderful wife, Lauren, who is also a physical therapist. In his free time, he can be found skiing, mountain biking, camping, hiking, playing lawn games at the park, going to church, traveling or hanging out at home watching soccer.

Macy Johannsen

PT, DPT

Macy Johannsen

PT, DPT

Foothills

Macy is a recent transplant to the Colorado area, but no stranger to the mountains from growing up in Washington State. She got her Bachelor’s of Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota, and then decided she had enough of the bitter cold and endless winters. She traveled across the country, from Rhode Island to California, for two years as a traveling Physical Therapist. She’s excited to finally settle down in the outpatient setting as she enjoys treating a variety of ages and diagnoses to get them back to enjoying their active lives. Her time outside the clinic is spent hiking, biking, snowboarding, playing tennis, doing yoga, and reading. She has also ran a marathon and several half-marathons and is hoping to get into sprint triathlons after working on her swimming. She has a hard time sitting still and is always down for a new adventure!

Paige Dow

PT, DPT

Paige Dow

PT, DPT

Paige completed her undergrad at the University of Washington Seattle and then traveled to the opposite end of the country to received her doctorate in physical therapy from Boston University in 2012. Paige loves working in the outpatient physical therapy setting because she gets to work with a wide variety of injuries. She especially likes working on ankle and knee injuries and enjoys working with runners. Paige is fluent in Spanish and has a lot of experience working with Spanish-speaking patients.
She is constantly trying to hone her cooking skills and also enjoys running, playing soccer, skiing, hiking, traveling, spending time with family, and listening to Latin music.

Jay Elliott

PT, DPT

Jay Elliott

PT, DPT

Westminster

Jay Elliott is a proud Colorado native. Born and raised in Arvada, he earned a place in the Doctorate in Physical Therapy program nearby at Regis University in Denver where he graduated in May 2021. Jay has developed an emphasis in manual therapy, including manipulation, strengthening, and training. He plans to continue his education to become an orthopedic specialist and develop expertise in trigger point dry needling. Outside of the clinic, you will find Jay hiking, playing golf, and recreational team sports. As a former college baseball player and high school baseball coach, his happy place is in the stands at any sporting event, especially at Coors Field watching a Rockies game.

Linda Kinzeler

PT, CDN

Linda Kinzeler

PT, CDN

Broadway

Originally from Elgin, Illinois, Linda earned her PT degree from the University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago. She has enjoyed a lifetime of dedication to her professional role as a physical therapist. Her professional and personal life experiences have created a genuine insight into the balance of age-appropriate treatment for physical dysfunction including the emotional needs of her patients. She specializes in a goal-oriented treatment plan employing a variety of treatment approaches including manual therapy, yoga, Pilates, and functional ADL. She is also certified in dry needling through the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy. Outside of the clinic, you can find Linda biking, hiking, cross country skiing, or camping in the high country.

Matt Smith

PT, DPT

Matt Smith

PT, DPT

Foothills

Matt moved to Colorado from Boston, MA, where he performed his graduate work and received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professions. He grew up just outside of Portland, ME, and attended nearby Bowdoin College for his bachelor’s degree. Matt holds certifications in Functional Dry Needling and Blood Flow Restriction. He’s trained as a Graston Technique Provider and he’s furthered his education with coursework involving the cervical and lumbar spine, shoulder biomechanics, and the injury and rehabilitation for runners. His treatment style places a strong emphasis on functional ability and he strives to help his patients return to the activities they both need and love to do. Outside the office, Matt stays active by playing ice hockey and running, enjoys hiking and traveling, and loves spending time with his wife and son.

 

Shannon O’Dell

PT, DPT

Shannon O’Dell

PT, DPT

Foothills

Shannon is a Colorado native who grew up in the Golden area. She participated in many competitive sports such as soccer, gymnastics, and swimming and fell in love with the physical therapy profession in high school. She moved to Flagstaff, Arizona attending Northern Arizona University where she completed her degree in Exercise Science and found a new passion for ultimate frisbee. She then returned to Colorado where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Regis University while simultaneously coaching high school girls swimming at Holy Family High School.
Shannon values caring for the whole person instead of just a diagnosis, integrating interventions individualized to each patient, holding herself and her patients accountable for a successful recovery, and making each visit a fun experience.
Outside the office, Shannon can be found exploring breweries, spending as much time in the sunshine as possible, hiking, and swimming.

Chelsea Schuman

PT, DPT

Chelsea Schuman

PT, DPT

Golden

Chelsea is a transplant to Colorado from North Carolina and was born and raised in Upstate New York. She grew up playing lacrosse and running cross country which led to a variety of injuries that grew her interest in physical therapy. Chelsea earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse NY. Her treatment methods focus on functional movement patterns and improving movement mechanics to get you back to your activity of choice. Her evidence-based, patient-focused treatment style addresses the root cause of musculoskeletal dysfunction. In her downtime she enjoys snowboarding, hiking with her dog, and exploring all that Colorado has to offer.

Kelli Garrity 

PTA

Kelli Garrity 

PTA

Westminster

Kelli has been practicing as a PTA with over 20 years of experience in a variety of settings. She is a true Colorado native and enjoys camping, hiking, reading, traveling, and dogs!

Katrina Roberts

Director of Communications

Katrina Roberts

Director of Communications

Katrina is a true Colorado native and has lived all over the state but feels like she has finally found her home in Longmont! Her goal is to create the best possible patient experience at the front desk to ensure everything from scheduling appointments to handling insurance is as seamless as possible.
When Katrina isn’t working behind the scenes for Team NBPT she can be found hiking, biking, cooking delicious Italian food, and reading every novel she can get her hands on!

What We Value

North Boulder Physical Therapy is the practice others aspire to be. We strive to be the new standard in outpatient care and to have fun doing it.

Win Together

We support others around us and work together to do big things. When one of us wins, we all win together.

Be Influential

We deliver exceptional results that impact our community and our profession. We are positive leaders.

Own Up

We know what is expected, we work hard and we share this mentality with our teammates. When we miss, we own up, we learn and we grow.

Have Fun

We have fun and strive to be awesome. We do life better.

Give Back

We give back to our community, our patients and our families. We make the difference.