COO, Partner, Clinic Manager, and Doctor of Physical Therapy
As a physical therapist, Todd enjoys problem solving the cause of a pain or injury to help clients find the best solution for recovery and prevention.
Todd is the COO for Kinetic Edge, as well as a partner in the company and the Des Moines and Waukee clinic manager. His mission is to serve those who entrust their therapy needs to him by focusing on treating the whole person since the source of a problem is often not where the complaint is. He enjoys using education, manual therapy, and specific exercise to address the needs of his clients.
Todd earned his master’s and doctorate in physical therapy from Des Moines University after earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology and exercise science from Dordt College. Todd is also an Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist, a certified Astym provider and level 1 functional dry needling provider. Todd resides in West Des Moines with his wife, Denise, and their three kids.
FUN FACTS ABOUT TODD:
Something on his bucket list: He is working on competing in a running race or triathlon in all 50 states and is currently half way there.
Actor he’d pick to play his life: Mark Wahlberg
Hobbies: Running, cycling, hiking and being active with his wife and kids
Kaity Hall, PT, DPT, ATC
Doctor of Physical Therapy & Certified Athletic Trainer
Kaity Hall serves as a physical therapist for Kinetic Edge. Her mission is to serve clients by looking at them as a whole and providing functional treatments, in addition to promoting overall health and wellness. She has a passion for getting to know her clients and utilizing functional treatment approaches to help them reach their goals. Kaity is functional dry needling certified and has completed level two training.
Kaity graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Athletic Training and then went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University. In her free time, Kaity enjoys spending time with her family, DIY and crafting projects, being outdoors, and exploring the Des Moines area. Kaity and her husband, Austin, have twins & reside in Urbandale.
FUN FACTS ABOUT KAITY:
Something on her bucket list: Vacation in Australia or Bora Bora
Food she’d eat for the rest of her life: Mexican food
Kaylie Hills, OTD, OTR/L
Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Kaylie is an occupational therapist with Kinetic Edge. She joined the Kinetic Edge Newton team in July of 2020, where she also completed an internship. She received her Bachelor of Arts with a major in Biology from the University of Northern Iowa, as well as a doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Drake University in Des Moines, IA. Go Panthers and Bulldogs!
Kaylie is originally from Newton, and is happy to be back in the area! She enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching movies, and being outdoors and being active; whether that involves yard games, going on walks, or shooting hoops/playing pickleball with her husband, Dakota.
FUN FACTS ABOUT KAYLIE:
Dream Vacation: Hawaii
Something on her bucket list: Traveling overseas and skydiving
Favorite Band: Parachute and NF
James Laughlin, PTA
Physical Therapist Assistant
James is a physical therapist assistant for Kinetic Edge Physical Therapy. His mission is to serve his patients by providing the highest level of service to promote physical well-being.
James has a Bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in Exercise and Sport Science. He served his tenure as a fitness manager, overseeing two fitness facilities personal training program prior to returning to school to update his skills. James earned his Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Mercy College in Des Moines in 2011. James lives in Ankeny with Sally Twedt, their two kids Reagan and Tacoree, and their dogs Greta, Murphy and Madge.
FUN FACTS ABOUT JAMES:
His favorite band: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Something on his bucket list: Visit New Zealand & throughout Asia
In his free time you will find James running or biking, preferably in Colorado
Patrick Ford, PT, DPT, OCS
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Patrick Ford serves as a physical therapist for Kinetic Edge. His mission is to help others regain confidence and hope through movement, exercise, and education.
Patrick earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and health from Iowa State University. He attended Creighton University to earn his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. A year later, Patrick became an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, further enhancing his skills to assess and treat injuries of all kinds. Patrick is from Mount Prospect, Illinois and is currently living in Bondurant, IA with his wife Sarah, daughter Elena, and their two pets, Fergus and Dixie. In his free time, he enjoys Crossfit, camping, hiking, and watching movies.
FUN FACTS ABOUT PATRICK :
Actor he’d pick to play his life: Donald Glover
Celebrity he hopes will do therapy at Kinetic Edge: “Anthony Rizzo (Cub’s 1st Baseman) because I’m a lifelong Cubs fan and he’s one of my favorite players.”
Something on his bucket list: Go backpacking in Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, and many other national parks.
Samantha Webb is the care coordinator at our Des Moines and Waukee locations. Sam answers the phones, helps answer clients’ questions, schedules appointments, and pitches in with whatever else is needed!
Sam graduated from Central College with a degree in Exercise Science. She and her husband, Jake, live in Grimes with their dog, Major. When Sam isn’t working, you’re likely to find her dancing or crafting.
FUN FACTS ABOUT SAM:
Food she’d eat for the rest of her life: Chinese, chicken fried rice in particular
Favorite band: Brett Dennen
Sam is also a dance teacher – which is why you can usually find her dancing!