Monday-Thursday: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Outpatient Physical Therapy
- Custom Orthotics
- Kinesio Taping
- Functional Movement Screens for Injury Prevention
- Graston Technique (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization)
- Pediatric Physical Therapy
- Health, Wellness and Nutrition Education
- Small Group Fitness Training
- Spine Care & Rehabilitation
- Sports Rehabilitation
Keegan McConnell, PT, MS, Clinic Director
Keegan McConnell, Director / Partner of Orthopedia Physical Therapy, LLP, is a licensed physical therapist. A native of Dallas, TX, Keegan received his Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University School of Physical Therapy in 1999. Prior to entering physical therapy, Keegan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science from Centenary College of Louisiana, where he played collegiate soccer as a goalkeeper. From 2001-2012, Keegan co-owned Sports Injury Prevention Programs, a performance enhancement and injury prevention outreach program for competitive, youth athletes. He continues to implement these strategies with his current clients and patients.
Keegan is passionate about whole body health and the interdependence our body systems play in working together for optimal health. He encourages his patients to assess the four key pillars of health and wellness (nutrition, sleep and stress, exercise, and hydration) to complement physical therapy interventions. Keegan focuses on treating general orthopedics and sports injuries of all ages. He specializes in manual therapy, sports medicine, and spine rehabilitation. Keegan has been involved in clinical research. His research has been published in the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, The Puerto Rican Health Sciences Journal and has been presented at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting.
In his leisure time, Keegan enjoys playing the guitar and spending time with his 2 boys, Jack and Hayden, daughter, Kate, and his wife, Kristen-a physical therapist who specializes in pediatrics. Keegan and his family reside in Flower Mound, TX.
Kristen McConnell, PT, MS
Kristen McConnell, staff physical therapist, graduated from Texas Woman’s University in 1999 with a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy. She has a passion for helping others, especially children. Since 2000 Kristen has worked at Cook Children’s Medical Center, as both an inpatient and outpatient therapist. In 2007, Kristen joined her husband Keegan and began working at Orthopedia Physical Therapy, primarily treating children. Working in a variety of practice settings has allowed Kristen the opportunity to work with children with a variety of conditions including but not limited to: gross motor deficits, balance/coordination difficulties, cancer, cerebral palsy, brain trauma/injuries, hypotonia, genetic syndromes, burns/wounds, torticollis/plagiocephaly, orthopedic injuries, scoliosis, toe walking and spina bifida.
Kristen understands the importance of movement on the physical and emotional wellbeing of a child. Through movement, children are able to explore and learn about the world around them. Using a variety of approaches and techniques, Kristen helps each child develop their movement skills and improve their ability to interact with their environment. Kristen believes in a “whole child” approach to treatment, collaborating with occupational therapists, speech therapists, school teachers, orthotists, physicians, and more. In addition, Kristen enjoys helping families make the connection between nutrition and health. She assists families with finding simple solutions toward improving their nutrition to achieve optimal health.
Kristen brings an athletic background to Orthopedia. As a multi-sport athlete, Kristen has participated in school and club sports, including playing Division I soccer as a team captain at Centenary College of Louisiana. She has also coached club soccer. In her leisure time, Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband, Keegan, two sons, Jack and Hayden, and her daughter, Kate. She also teaches Gravity Classes at Orthopedia and is active at her church.
Elizabeth Mellon, PT, DPT
Elizabeth “Liz” Mellon, a licensed physical therapist, joined the Orthopedia Physical Therapy team after earning her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Cincinnati in 2017. Elizabeth grew up in Rochester, Minnesota as an avid soccer and basketball player. She then attended Southern Methodist University where she received a degree in Chemistry and fell in love with Texas.
Elizabeth enjoys treating a variety of general orthopedic and sports-related injuries. Having been an athlete and completing a clinical rotation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine, she has a passion for treating pediatric and adolescent sports injuries. She is involved in community outreach at a local high school assisting in functional movement screening and injury prevention education with the soccer program. Elizabeth believes in an individualized treatment approach including manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, and functional activities to facilitate healing and maximize function. She has become a Graston Technique Provider enabling her to detect and treat soft tissue lesions and fascial restrictions utilizing instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization as part of her manual treatments.
In Elizabeth’s spare time she enjoys being active, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Aaron Jones, PT, DPT, Cert. DN
Aaron Jones, staff physical therapist, graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2010 with his bachelor’s Degree in Human Nutrition and 2014 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. After spending three years working in outpatient orthopedics in Berea, Kentucky, Aaron and his wife have relocated to Lewisville, TX.
As a physical therapist, Aaron focuses on treating general orthopedic injuries as well as scoliosis and vestibular conditions. Aaron also utilizes advanced manual techniques including dry needling – a skilled intervention that uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, and connective tissues for the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain and movement impairments.
In his free time, Aaron enjoys spending time with his wife, playing guitar and banjo, hiking, and kayaking.