The Team

Kethley Physical Therapy is a locally owned outpatient clinic that is owned and operated by physical therapists. With over 17 years in practice, we provide the highest quality of physical therapy services to the Dripping Springs residents.

Kethley Physical Therapy has two locations to better serve the Dripping Springs and Southwest Austin areas. The Arbor Center is a 3,500 square foot state of the art facility just west of downtown Dripping Springs. Our second location is located in the Medical Towers at Sawyer Ranch near the intersection of Sawyer Ranch and Highway 290 West. Our staff takes great pride in providing the highest quality outpatient physical therapy services to the Dripping Springs community through clinical expertise, honesty, integrity, and Christian morality.

Dr. Jeremy Kethley, PT, DPT

Dr. Jeremy Kethley, PT, DPT is owner and director of Kethley Physical Therapy. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Lamar University, a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Science and a Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from EIM Institute of Health Professions. Jeremy has been practicing outpatient physical therapy in Dripping Springs for over 17 years in practice. Jeremy has been trained by the Spinal Manipulation Institute, in the Mulligan Concept, the McKenzie Method and the Evidence in Motion Institute of Health Professions.

Erin Kethley, MPT

Erin Kethley, PT is co-owner and director of business operations of Kethley Physical Therapy. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University, a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Science and a Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She has been a licensed P.T. for over 17 years in practice. Erin has recently completed Parts A & B of the McKenzie Institute program for Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy.

Michelle Olson, PT

Michelle Olson, PT is a licensed physical therapist and works full-time at Kethley Physical Therapy. She received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Michelle and her family have lived in Dripping Springs for 8 years. She has been a practicing therapist for over 18 years and brings experience from many different areas, including acute care, cardiac rehabilitation, home health care, rehab and out-patient settings. She recently has completed continuing education courses in vestibular rehabilitation and balance training.

Stella Torres, PT

Stella Torres, PT, DPT, CHT, graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy and has been a distinguished clinician in Central Texas for more than 25 years. She earned her hand certification in 1993 and her doctorate in physical therapy in 2012. Stella is an active member of the Central Texas Hand Society, an organization comprised of hand surgeons and hand therapists committed to advancing the practice of hand-related medical intervention and rehabilitation.


Joey Przybyla, PT, DPT is a licensed physical therapist and works full-time at Kethley Physical Therapy. He received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science at Western Michigan University and earned his Doctorate of Physical therapy at Texas State University in May 2015. Joey has years of experience in orthopedics working with geriatrics, post surgical and various patient presentations prior to obtaining his Doctoral degree. He has additional experience as a competitive local-elite endurance runner and has worked with many athletes to return to play over his last five years residing in Texas.


JohnPaul Rodrigues, PT, DPT is a licensed physical therapist and works full time at Kethley Physical Therapy. He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Tyler and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Texas State University in May 2015. JohnPaul (JP) is currently pursuing fellowship training through The Manual Therapy Institute specializing in advanced problem solving, evaluation, and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. JP is originally from East Texas and loves hunting, fishing, and other sporting activities.


Ashley Hymel, PT, DPT is a licensed physical therapist who works full-time at Kethley Physical Therapy. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Florida in 2009 and went on to complete her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Ashley utilizes her manual therapy skills to provide hands-on treatment along with corrective exercises to improve the human movement experience. She brings her positive energy to the clinic and passion to provide a fun, individualized therapy program to meet each person’s needs. Ashley enjoys the outdoors, travel, Thai food, and her labrador retriever, Cash (he’s a real cutie).


Kristi Rice, PT, DPT is a licensed physical therapist and works full-time at Kethley Physical Therapy. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. During her time at NNU she received a scholarship for NCAA Division II soccer and track and field. She went on to complete her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Kristi has experience as a licensed soccer coach with a special interest in return to sports after injury and ACL prevention programs. She is originally from the greater Seattle area and enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, soccer, snowboarding and wake boarding.