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About Us2019-10-22T12:14:45-05:00

TOTAL FUNCTION
TOTAL LIFE

We are a locally owned and operated private practice physical therapy clinic that strives to be the first choice for physical therapy services by providing patient service that exceeds expectations and treatment sessions by the same professional each visit. Our patients receive individualized physical therapy appointments by highly educated and specialized physical therapists trained in the most effective patient-focused treatments that assist in restoring total function for a total life.

Business hours are from Monday-Thursday 8am to 6pm and Friday 7-4pm. We will do our best to try and accommodate your schedule.

Dr. Rony Masri

88%

of physical therapy users say the care they received was beneficial to helping them return to normal activity, increasing their range of motion, and relieving their pain.*

*APTA Consumer Survey, October 2007

MEET THE FOUNDER

Dr. Rony Masri, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, FAAOMPT

President and Founder of Total Motion Physical Therapy

Dr. Ron Masri is a successful and highly-skilled physical therapist specializing in the treatment of various orthopedic injuries involving the elbow, shoulder, spine, hip, knee, and ankle for 18 years. He brings a hands-on approach to his practice and provides patients with specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities that are not easily found anywhere else in the New River Valley due his impressive accolades.

Ron is the only practicing Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT) in the New River Valley area and a part of the 1% of therapists who hold this certification.

What does this mean when it comes to your treatment? The results of a preliminary study by Rodeghero et al, suggests that physical therapists who have fellowship training are able to provide better outcomes in fewer treatment sessions compared to other physical therapists.

Ron, having completed a nationally recognized fellowship training in orthopedic manual physical therapy, is able to more efficiently manage complex patient situations and perform a higher level of critical thinking and clinical reasoning to better serve patients.  Through the fellowship, Ron also now teaches and serves as a mentor to other fellows in training from across the country.

Moreover, Dr. Masri has his Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) by the National Athletic Trainers’ Board of Certification and reaches out to local high schools in the area to ensure the safety of the students during athletic competition. He received a Bachelor’s in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training from the University of Virginia, a Master’s in Physical Therapy from Old Dominion University and a clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the Medical College of Virginia. Moreover, Ron is actively involved with the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Virginia Physical Therapy Association (VPTA) serving in various leadership roles. Dr. Masri currently serves as an Adjunct Faculty for clinical internships for many of the Physical Therapy Programs around the state and has also been offered Adjunct Faculty status in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program at South College in Knoxville, TN. Due to Ron’s hard work and dedication to his profession, Total Motion Physical Therapy is a credentialed residency cite for the Orthopedic Residency Program through Evidence in Motion. Dr. Masri is committed to clinical physical therapy excellence by providing comprehensive care to his patients, while continuing to learn and develop in his professional career as well. He values respect, quality, trust, teamwork, compassion, and service.


MEET THE STAFF

At Total Motion Physical Therapy, our goal is to raise the bar when it comes to providing outpatient physical therapy services in the New River Valley area. To do this, we not only hire highly-talented doctors of physical therapy, that have already attained or plan to attain a specialization in a specific field within three years from their date of hire. This helps us to ensure our patients receive top-notch care with the most up-to-date techniques and treatment plans that are catered to their specific needs.

Total Motion Physical Therapy Blacksburg Office

Dr. Mark Gallant, DPT, PT, OCS, Cert. DN,
Certified Management of Fitness Athlete

Dr. Gallant is originally from Gloucester Virginia, and completed his undergraduate work here in Blacksburg at Virginia Tech. Mark graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Human Nutrition and Exercise Science. Mark then attended physical therapy school at Old Dominion University and graduated in 2012 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. After briefly practicing outpatient physical therapy in Richmond, Virginia, Mark relocated to Nashville, TN to work as a home health therapist for Vanderbilt University. In February 2015 Mark and his wife, Elizabeth, decided to come home to Blacksburg, VA. In 2016, Mark became certified to perform dry needling through the Spinal Manipulation Institute. In 2017, Mark became a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist, graduated from the Evidence In Motion Orthopedic Residency Program, and became Certified in the Management of the Fitness Athletes through the Institute of Clinical Excellence. Over the last 3 years, Mark has studied under clinical experts such as Jeff Moore, Eric Chaconas, Justin Dunaway, and Ron Masri.

Mark’s clinical interests are in orthopedics, sports injuries, and the management of Cross-Fit Athletes. He employs a mixture of exercise, manual therapy, dry needling, and functional activities to help his patients improve. Being dedicated to lifelong learning, Mark is currently enrolled in the Evidence in Motion Fellowship in Manual Therapy Program. Upon graduation from this program Mark will join 1% of therapist who hold this certification.

In his free time, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife, friends, and family, seeing as much live music as possible, exercising, and obsessively rooting for Boston sports teams.

Mark Gallant PT, DPT Total Motion Physical Therapy

Dr. Cody Gingerich, PT, DPT

Dr. Gingerich is originally from Tipp City, Ohio and completed his undergraduate degree from Ohio State University. He graduated with a B.S. in Human Development and Family Science in 2015. He furthered his education at Lynchburg College where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy. He trained at Total Motion Physical Therapy during an intensive four-month clinical rotation, focusing on evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning for orthopedic and sports injuries and the management of CrossFit athletes.

He enjoys participating in Cross Fit, spending time with his family, watching OSU football, snowboarding, and traveling.

Dr. Cody Gingerich

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Dr. Cameron Holshouser, PT, DPT

Dr. Holshouser is originally from Salem, Virginia and completed his
undergraduate studies at the Roanoke College. He graduated in 2015 with a
Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science with cum laude honors.
Cameron furthered his education at Radford University, where he received
his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2018. Following physical therapy school,
he completed a board-certified orthopedic residency through the Virginia
Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Institute (VOMPTI) at the University of
Virginia (UVA) Outpatient Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Clinic with
instructors Eric Magrum and Michael McMurray. Cameron is scheduled to take
his exam to become a Board-Certified Orthopedic Specialist next year.

Cameron’s clinical interests include orthopedics, manual therapy, and
returning athletes to sport. He enjoys working with overhead throwing
athletes and recreational runners. He played baseball in college in
desires to continue to work with baseball players and pitchers moving
forward.

In his free time, Cameron enjoys watching football/baseball, spending time
with friends and family, and rooting for Virginia Tech sports.

Total Motion Physical Therapy Christiansburg Office

Andrew Drehoff, PT, DPT

Dr. Drehoff is originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He graduated in 2016 with High Honors and a B.S. in Kinesiology. Andrew then furthered his education at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2019. During physical therapy school, he performed a three-month clinical rotation at Total Motion Physical Therapy under the direction of Dr. David Reynolds, with emphasis on clinical reasoning, evidence-based practice, and manual therapy techniques.

Andrew’s clinical interests include orthopedics, sports performance, and examination of functional movement. He plans to participate in a residency at Total Motion to further develop skills in orthopedic clinical practice and manual therapy techniques.

In his free time, Andrew enjoys traveling, hiking, catching live music, and spending time with family and friends at the beach. He looks forward to providing individualized treatment programs for patients and helping people return to the activities they love.

Dr. Andrew Drehoff

Dr. Jessica Gingerich, PT, DPT, ATC

Dr. Gingerich is from Roanoke, Virginia where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Roanoke College. She continued her education at Lynchburg College where she obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has completed her level 1, 2, and 3 Pelvic Health certification in the Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy. She plans to submit for her CAPP Stone next year then sitting for her Women’s Health Certified Specialty in the future.

Dr. Gingerich utilizes evidence based practice and clinical decision making to evaluate, examine, and treat pelvic floor dysfunction with the primary emphasis on female and male under-active or over-active pelvic floor muscle conditions such as, urinary frequency and urgency, urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic pain, constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, pregnancy and postpartum, and pre and post-prostatectomy. She also treats low back, hip, and sacroiliac joint pain related to pelvic floor dysfunction.

Dr. Gingerich played soccer in college and continues to live an active lifestyle, where she participates in cross fit, hiking, running, and snowboarding. Her clinic interests are in Pelvic Health, Orthopedic, and management cross fit athletes.


Total Motion Physical Therapy Radford Office

Dr. Erik Heitman, PT, DPT

Dr. Heitman is a native to Missouri where he completed his Bachelor of
Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Park University.  He
then continued his education to obtain a Doctorate in Physical Therapy
from Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC.   Prior to becoming a
Doctor of Physical Therapy he served in the United States Army as a medic.

Erik has a passion for recreational running and has completed two 50K
ultramarathons and 4 marathons.  He enjoys working with athletes to
restore their function; allowing them to perform at their optimal level.
His PT interests include orthopedics,  manual therapy and neuro-rehab.

Dr. Erik Heitman, PT, DPT

Dr. Kendal Martin, PT, DPT

Dr. Martin is a native of Roanoke, Virginia but currently resides in Christiansburg.  She began her collegiate education at Virginia Tech, where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition Foods, and Exercise. While at Tech, she was also a member of the varsity softball team. Following her passion for sports and rehab, she then went on to obtain her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Marymount University in Arlington, VA

After graduating from Marymount in 2012, she worked in several different outpatient orthopedic clinics, including CHKD Sports Medicine Physical Therapy in Chesapeake, VA. There she gained experience in working with various sports related injuries, ACL rehab, and facilitating return to activity and sports in patients of all ages. Kendal’s clinical interests include orthopedics, sports injuries, and the management of post-op ACL patients.

She prides herself on providing individualized treatment plans and optimal quality of care for all of her patients. She employs a mixture of therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, and functional movement training to help patients achieve their goals. Being dedicated to lifelong learning, Kendal aspires to become an Orthopedic Certified specialist, and hopefully complete the Orthopedic Residency Program through Total Motion PT.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and her 2 dogs Moose and Marley, running half marathons, and cheering on her Hokies.

Residency
Program

Total Motion is proud to offer an orthopedic residency program through being a network partner with Evidence In Motion. This allows us to recruit top clinicians from across the country and choose clinicians who truly believe in the life-long learning process. This also enables us to stay abreast of the most current research and makes clients look forward to working with the Total Motion Physical Therapy staff because they know they will be treated by the best professionals in the orthopedic physical therapy field. Learn how you can be a part of our residency program.

OUR
OFFICES

Our three office locations provide numerous rooms and the right specialized equipment to give you the most effective treatment possible.