Kelly Spence, PT, MS, CKTP

Kelly Spence Pt Regional Director
Kelly Spence Pt Regional Director


Recognizing the Signs of Tendonitis and How to Treat it

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, tendonitis causes more than 70,000 people to miss work per year. This is just one of many reasons why it is important to understand the symptoms of tendonitis so that you can avoid not only the pain but the inconvenience it...

What are Non-Surgical Treatment Options for a Herniated Disc

The spine consists of 26 bones called vertebrae and between them are cushion-like pads called “intervertebral discs”. The discs serve as shock absorbers for the vertebrae and help provide stability to the spine. When one of these intervertebral discs loses its normal...


Kelly received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from Elizabethtown College in 2001 and a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University in 2003. Her background in physical therapy offers a wide variety of settings. She completed a clinical affiliation in burn/wound care in San Jose, CA and has worked in acute care, SNF, rehab, and outpatient settings since graduation.

Kelly joined Premier in September 2006 and became clinic manager in 2007. She has been a Regional Director for Premier Physical Therapy since 2013.

Kelly believes in treating the whole person, not the injury. She uses a wide spectrum of treatment techniques including Myofascial Release, Graston Technique, Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), and Kinesiotaping to reduce pain, correct imbalances, and restore function. She is certified in Graston Technique and is a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP).

Kelly offers direct access physical therapy.

Direct access allows patients with an injury to see a Premier Orthopaedics physical therapist for 30 days without a physician referral. Direct access is not for Medicare, WC or MVA patients. To set up an appointment, please call 610.449.8400.