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Linden Oaks Physical Therapy Staff

Linden Oaks Physical Therapy Staff
Ryan McElhiney, M.P.T

Ryan McElhiney has been the owner of Linden Oaks Physical Therapy since 2005. Ryan received his Masters of Physical Therapy from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania in 2003. Ryan has treated a wide range of orthopedic patients, including patients with low back pain, joint replacements, balance dysfunctions, neurological impairments, as well as post-surgical patients. He is dedicated to creating individualized treatment programs to achieve maximum functional ability for each patient. In 2010, Ryan received his certification in the McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the Spine. In 2011, Ryan began working toward a Manual Therapy Certification at the University of St. Augustine, where he is also enrolled in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program. Ryan plans on obtaining his Manual Therapy Certification in 2013, and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2014. Ryan enjoys taking continuing education courses to stay at the cutting edge of evidence based practice in Physical Therapy. Ryan is skilled in Kinesio taping, and also has continuing education experience in the Graston Technique.


Lauren Magin Lauren Magin graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2004 with a B.A. in Psychology, then went on to receive her Physical Therapist Assistant degree in 2006. After working at Linden Oaks as a PTA for six years, Lauren decided to further her education at the University of Findlay in Ohio. She graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in the fall of 2012, and has returned as a valuable member of our team. Lauren brings an expertise in outpatient orthopedics and neurological care, including balance dysfunctions and gait training. Lauren is skilled in Kinesio taping, and also has continuing education experience in the Graston Technique. Lauren prefers using a hands-on, manual therapy approach during sessions with her patients.


Lauren Magin


Jenna Dellavilla received her B.S. in Exercise Science from the University at Buffalo in 2009, then got her Physical Therapist Assistant degree in 2011 from Genesee Community College.  Her exercise science background is a valuable asset in outpatient orthopedics, and she has experience in acute post-surgical rehab, cardiac rehab, and neurological rehab as well.  Jenna has been a member of the Linden Oaks Physical Therapy team since graduating in 2011.  Jenna's continuing education experience has included a course in the Graston Technique, which is an instrument assisted soft tissue treatment used to improve patient outcomes.



Nanette Thompson, PT - Nanette graduated from Daemen College in 1993 earning her Bachelors of Science Degree in Physical Therapy with a minor in Biology. She has more than 23 years of clinical experience in the Rochester area where she has established professional relationships with area orthopedic and primary care physicians, oral and maxillofacial specialists and dentists creating a teamwork approach to patient care and treatment.

Nanette specializes in the treatment of orthopedic, spinal and post surgical conditions with a special interest in the treatment of TMJ disorders. Her treatment approach is hands on and her primary focus is providing the best care possible to support her patients in restoring their pain free function and achieving their goals for maximizing their quality of life.

Nanette is trained in Mulligan, Laslett and McKenzie concepts and has completed and remains active in achieving numerous continuing education hours to further her knowledge and manual therapy skills. She has worked as a clinical instructor in the private practice and outpatient settings and as adjunct faculty at Nazareth College. Nanette was a guest speaker at the Finger Lakes Sports Medicine Symposium sponsored by The Sports Medicine Center at FF Thompson Hospital where she presented on TMJ Common Disorders and Treatment Approaches.


Linden Oaks Physical Therapy
200 Linden Oaks Rochester, NY 14625 Suite 300  
Phone: (585) 264-9440
Fax: (585) 264-1489

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