Meet the D&D Team

Clinicians

Chase

Chase Duell PT, DPT

Denton

Chase graduated from The University of North Texas with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology in 2016. He then attended UT Southwestern for his Doctorate of Physical Therapy, graduating in 2018. He is dry needling certified through IAOM-US as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Chase is also an active member of the Sports Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. His special interests include sports rehab, concussion management, and helping post-op patients return to their hobbies and prior level of function. Outside of the clinic, Chase enjoys playing sports, travelling, and trying new breweries and restaurants.

Kaitlyn McDonald

Kaitlyn McDonald PT, DPT, LAT, ATC

Denton/Aubrey

Kaitlyn attended the University of Evansville in southern Indiana and graduated with her bachelors in Athletic Training in 2017. She subsequently earned her doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2020. Kaitlyn utilizes movement screens such as the SFMA, Y-balance and FMS to treat many of her patients, and enjoys returning athletes of all ages back to sport. When not in the clinic, Kaitlyn enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, going camping and spending time outdoors.

 

Conner

Conner Davis PT, DPT

Denton/Aubrey

Conner graduated from The University of North Texas with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. He then attended The University of Mary Hardin Baylor where he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Following graduation, Conner earned his IAOM-US dry needling certification. He is also an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and is currently working towards becoming an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Conner believes in building a strong therapeutic alliance with his patients while guiding them through their rehabilitation journey. 

Clinicians

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Lesley Hedlund OT, MOT

Denton Hand Therapy

Lesley graduated from Texas Tech University Health Science Center with a BSOT in 1999.  She has experience working in Acute Care, Inpatient & Outpatient Rehab, with 10+ years working with Hand and Upper Extremity patients.  She has completed a Hand and UE Fellowship thru St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, PA and is certified in Ergonomic Assessment (CEAS I).   Dedicated to patient-centered care, her love of people has led to a passion for knowledge and helping others.  She has experience with UE injury prevention, sports injuries, musician injuries, core training with respect to UE rehab, antepartum aquatic therapy and hippotherapy.  She is a member of Texas Society of Hand Therapists, and has a professional goal of attaining her Certified Hand Therapist credentials.  Residing in Flower Mound with her husband, Michael, and their two daughters, she loves travelling, golf, tennis, running, skiing, dancing and going to the beach.

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Marie Fischer OTR, CHT

Denton Hand Therapy

Marie has been an Occupational Therapist since 1980.  Although she has worked treating people from in-patient settings to out-patient settings and from infants to elderly, she has always preferred treating people with hand/arm issues.

In 1991, Marie was one of the first group of therapists nationally to become a Certified Hand Therapist.  Marie is a member of both the Texas Society of Hand Therapists and the American Society of Hand Therapists.

Marie enjoys putting people at ease while they are dealing with their physical needs.  Marie believes that giving people information about their injury/disease helps to form a partnership that works toward success.

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Rebecca Bentz PT, DPT

Sanger

Rebecca attended Texas Woman's University and graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Kinesiology in 2017.  She subsequently attended Texas Woman's University Dallas campus and graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2020.  Rebecca enjoys working with people of all ages and abilities and helping them reach their goals to get back to their lives.  She plans on earning her orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) certification.  When she's not in the clinic, Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering, and exploring DFW with her friends