Meet The Physical Therapy Now Staff

Darren Beilstein

Owner

Darren Beilstein is the owner and a therapist at PT Now. Darren has been a PT for nearly 30 years and loves helping people. Darren is highly motivated by people who want to be well and are willing to make changes to achieve their health goals.

Darren began working at PT Now in 2008 and bought the practice from its original owner and founder, Bruce Templeton in 2010. They shared a vision of providing excellent and personalized care to the local community.

Darren received his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh, PA, a Masters Degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland, Australia and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine, FL. He is certified in many forms of manual therapy and dry needling and is a paid consultant teaching functional dry needling for KinetaCore and a paid consultant to teach all medical professionals about sacroiliac joint dysfunctions and treatment by SI-Bone.

Favorite Things:
Sport/Activity: Bicycling, running, triathlons
Hobby: Spending time with my two children, Abby and Evan, and playing guitar
Originally from: Pittsburgh, PA
Favorite Place: Australia (so far…)

Kevin Hesse

Physical Therapist

Kevin Hesse brings 25 years of outpatient physical therapy experience to the team at PT Now. Originally from just north of New York City, Kevin is a graduate from SUNY Buffalo. He has been living in Virginia since 2016.

Kevin’s primary treatment approaches are a combination of manual therapy osteopathic based techniques called strain-counterstrain and fascial-counterstrain. These techniques employ a comprehensive and a soft manual positional release that when combined with appropriate support exercises for mobility and strengthening are well tolerated by the majority of clients.

Outside of PT Now, Kevin enjoys outdoor activities and goes to the gym most days of the week.

Petronella "Elly" Sprinkle

Massage Therapist / PT Tech

Elly joined PT Now in 2020 and brings 18+ years of massage therapy experience to the team. She was born and raised in the Netherlands, but has lived in the US for the past 20 years. She moved to Virginia 3 years ago and is loving the beaches and the outdoors.

Elly believes in living in the present and living life to the fullest and she loves to travel and enjoy nature.

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