David Stejbach, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS, Cert. MDT
David Stejbach earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Boston University and has 25 plus years experience working with a diverse group of individuals from the well-tuned athlete to the aging baby boomer.
David specializes in treating orthopedic and musculoskeletal disorders with a special emphasis on issues regarding the spine, foot and ankle, shoulder, and knee. He has extensive knowledge in treating both non-surgical and post-surgical patients; and, is one of the few therapists in the area who is credentialed in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the spine through the McKenzie Institute. This renowned field of study is a research-driven program of assessment, treatment, and prevention strategies for back and neck. He is also certified in Dry Needling.
In his spare time, Dave enjoys staying active by swimming, biking, running, weight training, and coaching soccer.
Ellen Franke, PT, DPT
Dr. Ellen Franke is a Cincinnati native and two-time graduate of the University of Cincinnati, earning her Bachelor of Health Sciences degree in May 2015 and her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in April 2018.
Ellen has a passion for athletic activities, developed through a long history of participation in competitive sports. However, after the demands of volleyball and swimming led to injuries, she adjusted her approach to physical wellness. Today, she balances yoga, weight lifting, and cardiovascular exercise to maintain a high level of physical activity.
Ellen strives to make a positive difference in the well-being of her community by empowering her patients to take control of their health and foster positive habits for improved quality of life. In recent years, she has expanded her skillset, becoming certified in Dry Needling intervention and as both a Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Exercise Trainer and an APTA Clinical Instructor. Ellen incorporates each of these techniques and more into patient treatments as she believes in the benefits of melding breath, strength, and flexibility.