Debra J. Layne, PT

Senior Physical Therapist/Certified Pilates Instructor

Email: [email protected]

Debra Layne is originally from Oklahoma and moved to Colorado in 1977. She married a classmate and physical therapist, Ted Layne. She has two sons, Todd and Scott. Ms. Layne, PT enjoys flying as a private pilot, as well as skiing, hiking, reading and travel. She has been practicing physical therapy in Boulder since 1977. She is a member of Rotary and has served on the Board of Directors for Impact on Education.

Medical Training and Specialty: She received her degree from the University of Oklahoma Medical School in Physical Therapy in 1975. In 1992 she was acknowledged as the PHYSICAL THERAPIST OF THE YEAR by the Colorado Physical Therapy Association. Ms. Layne, PT is specialized in orthopedic physical therapy, post-operative rehabilitation, sports physical therapy, work injury rehabilitation, vestibular (balance and dizziness) rehabilitation, TMJ treatment, treatment of headaches, peripheral neuropathy treatment, and orthotics for the feet. She has attended well over 175 post-graduate courses in physical therapy and has lectured and taught courses for other physical therapists. She is a BASI Certified Pilates Instructor.

Professional Affiliations: Ms. Layne is a past-President of the Colorado Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. She is currently President of Colorado Physical Therapy Network.

She is a member of the: American Physical Therapy Association Colorado Chapter American Physical Therapy Association Colorado Physical Therapist in Private Practice Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association Hand Section of the American Physical Therapy Association Sports Section of the American Physical Therapy Association Women’s Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists Vestibular Association Arthritis Foundation Peripheral Neuropathy Association Alliance for Physical Therapy Colorado Physical Therapy Network.

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Meredith Sullivan, Hoerske, OTR

Meredith North Boulder Physical Therapy
Meredith Sullivan, Hoerske, OTR


Born: Florida

OT School:

  • University of Florida


  • Elbow, wrist, and hand specialist
  • Ergonomic training
  • Manual Therapy Skills
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Fabrication of Custom Splints


Educate patients regarding the pathology of their injuries, thus creating an autonomous environment to encourage active patient participation in their recovery.   Create a fun, relaxed healing environment utilizing my skills to speed recovery and attain great results.


Camping, skiing, biking, and disc golf.

Kelly Lovely, DPT

Kelly Lovely
Kelly Lovely, DPT

Kelly was born and raised in Colorado.  She received her BA in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 2006, and spent her twenties working as a snowboard instructor and outdoor educator in Jackson, WY. Her passion for movement, teaching, and working with people lead her to return to Colorado to become a physical therapist.  She earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado-Anschutz Medical Campus in 2016.

Kelly has received further training in Functional Dry Needling, IASTM, cupping, and manual therapy techniques. Her passion for physical therapy is rooted in helping people return to the activities they love to do, and to help incorporate movement and wellness into their lifestyles. She In her free time, Kelly enjoys backcountry skiing, climbing, mountain biking, and hiking with her husband and dog.