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Kelly Nottingham

Physical Therapist
RRCA Certified Running Coach

Meet Kelly, a Physical Therapist at VSI Physical Therapy, driven by a love for running and a commitment to helping individuals achieve their highest level of function. Kelly earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University and is a running and rehabilitation specialist.

Whether you’re a runner, an athlete, or someone navigating post-operative care, Kelly’s commitment to personalized care and innovative rehabilitation techniques ensures a comprehensive approach to your well-being at VSI Physical Therapy.

Kelly’s dedication to sports rehabilitation is deeply rooted in her love for running. In addition to her physical therapy education and training, she has acquired a medical certification specifically tailored to assist runners in their journey to full function and hitting the pavement again. Her expertise extends beyond the typical, incorporating a range of modern modalities not commonly found elsewhere. Kelly employs cutting-edge techniques, including the innovative Hydroworx aquatic treadmill therapy, blood flow restriction, functional exercise, and more. These modern modalities elevate her approach to rehabilitation, providing unique solutions to help individuals recover and thrive.

Growing up competitively horseback riding on her rescue thoroughbred mare Tessa, Kelly developed a deep love for the equestrian world. When not in the saddle, you’ll likely find her trail running, hiking, or camping, embracing the great outdoors with the same enthusiasm she brings to her profession.

“Recovery is a journey, and my mission is to guide you through it using the latest and most effective methods. Let’s get you back to doing what you love, pain-free and with enhanced strength.”


  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Shenandoah University
  • Bachelor of Science, Virginia Tech


  • Institute of Advanced Musculoskeletal Techniques (IAMT) Trigger Point Dry Needling Level I-III
  • Certified Dry Needling Specialist
  • RRCA Certified Running Coach Level 1
  • Myofascial Release Level 1

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