PT, CODN, CCTT
Ryan Lynch culminated his education in physical therapy at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. In the subsequent 20 years, he has consistently worked in the physical therapy field in both inpatient and outpatient settings. This experience has afforded him an extensive knowledge of the entire rehabilitation process, from initial injury and hospitalization to full recovery. More recently, Ryan began to specialize in the treatment of TMJ pain. In the past 7 years, he has undergone extensive training in the field of TMD, jaw pain, and cervicogenic headaches, studying directly under the top physical therapists in this specialty.
Today, Ryan Lynch is an active member of an elite group of physical therapists who are specialized in the treatment of orofacial and associated cervical pain. With the distinction of CCTT, he is one of only 75 physical therapists in North America who have qualified to specialize, through the PTBCCT (Physical Therapy Board of Craniofacial & Cervical Therapeutics) in this unique area. To maintain this specialization, Ryan is required to consistently take additional coursework and monitor research in the area of TMD treatment. Furthermore, Ryan has the distinction of a certification in orofacial dry needling. While dry needling is an advanced skill in physical therapy, Ryan has achieved accreditation on performing this technique to the neck and face. This high-level training allows an extremely comprehensive approach to treatment of TMD and orofacial pain.
Lauren graduated Magna Cum Laude from the AACC CACHE PTA program. While working as a physical therapy assistant, she has gained experience in outpatient orthopedic and skilled nursing settings, treating a variety of patients from pediatric through geriatric populations. Additionally, she has spent time in both traditional land and aquatic rehabilitation. Lauren continues to enjoy giving back to the CACHE program by mentoring PTA students. She is currently training for competitive women’s powerlifting, and adds her extensive knowledge of weight training to her work as a PTA.
Initially entering Lynch Physical Therapy as a TMJ pain patient, Lauren eventually joined the staff after achieving pain relief following years of other unsuccessful interventions. She subsequently underwent extensive training in the treatment of orofacial and TMJ pain under the direct supervision of Ryan Lynch. Following written and hands-on competencies, and hundreds of patient treatments, she earned the certification as a Lynch Physical Therapy TMJ Pain Specialist. She brings her unique personal experience with TMJ pain to every patient treatment.
In her free time, Lauren enjoys the outdoors, cheering for the Ravens, going to concerts, and spending time with her husband and two cats.
Kelly first became interested in physical therapy through countless hours spent as a patient following four hip surgeries. She received her Master of Anatomy and Clinical Health Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware. Upon completion of her education, she has worked in outpatient orthopedics, treating patients with a variety of musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions. She believes her time as a patient has helped her become a more empathetic clinician and allows her to more creatively meet the needs of her patients. In her free time, Kelly can be found hiking or at the barn with her two horses, including a wild mustang. She also has a strong interest in medieval history, including horse archery and ring jousting.
Upon joining Lynch Physical Therapy, Kelly was specially trained in the comprehensive treatment of orofacial pain by Ryan Lynch. Following extensive study and hands-on certification competencies, she has treated an abundance of patients with cervical, headache and TMJ pain. She is formally endorsed as a Lynch Physical Therapy TMJ Pain Specialist and continues to advance this unique specialty. Kelly also specifically works with patients suffering from pelvic floor conditions, another underserved patient population.
PT, DPT, CMTPT
Erin Eberle completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She then moved to Baltimore to work at Johns Hopkins Physical Rehabilitation and Medicine where she furthered specialized in orthopedics and neurological conditions. She underwent training from University of Southern California Orthopedics to develop advanced manual skills. Furthermore, she advanced her treatment skills by obtaining certification in dry needling and pelvic floor rehab. Erin values providing each patient with evidence-based and individualized treatment. She is excited to provide comprehensive care for orofacial patients and orthopedic diagnoses at the Lynch Physical Therapy Towson location.
Upon joining Lynch Physical Therapy, Erin underwent extensive training in the treatment of orofacial and TMJ pain. Under the direct supervision of Ryan Lynch, she participated in lectures, research reviews and hands-on competencies to sharpen her orofacial pain treatment skills. Following hundreds of patient treatments, she earned the certification as a Lynch Physical Therapy TMJ Pain Specialist.
Outside of work, Erin leads an active lifestyle; she is often found hiking, bouldering or triathlon training. She is always looking for new ways for her and her husband to enjoy the great outdoors.
Demeatria initially became interested in the field of physical therapy after working as a PT tech within an outpatient clinic. She subsequently graduated from Howard County Community College with a degree in Applied Science / Physical Therapist Assistant. Following her certification, she has consistently excelled in orthopedic patient care. Additionally, her previous professional collaboration with Erin Eberle allowed a seamless transition to Lynch Physical Therapy following the birth of her first child.
At Lynch Physical Therapy, Demeatria underwent extensive training in the treatment of orofacial and TMJ pain. Working directly alongside Ryan Lynch, she participated in lectures, research reviews and hands-on competencies to earn the certification as a Lynch Physical Therapy TMJ Pain Specialist. She also continues to further advance her specialty skill set with comprehensive treatment in pelvic floor rehabilitation.
Outside of work, Demeatria enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and large family. She also enjoys watching sports, especially "Football Sundays."
Nikki developed an interest in physical therapy as a high school athlete, while undergoing rehab following ACL reconstructive surgeries. She graduated magna cum laude from Salisbury University with her B.S in Biology and then went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland Baltimore. Since graduation, Nikki has gained experience treating outpatient orthopedics with a special interest in manual therapy. She loves to learn and is always seeking to further her knowledge and skills to better treat her patients. Nikki underwent extensive training in the treatment of orofacial and TMJ pain under the supervision of Ryan Lynch. This entailed comprehensive hands-on competencies, lecture participation and research article study. She then earned the distinct certification of a Lynch Physical Therapy TMJ Pain Specialist.
In her free time, Nikki enjoys spending time with friends and family, attending Raven football tailgates, playing ultimate frisbee, reading, and watching movies. She is a self-proclaimed "nerd" and has a special love for Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, and Star Wars.