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The DNE + PPHC Team

who we are + where we come from


Tina + Kelly

Co-Founders & CEOs

Tina and Kelly have been teaching alongside each other for over a decade both nationally and internationally. Both women have a passion for treatment of neuropathic pain, pelvic health dysfunction and thrive on the delivery of quality, evidence-informed education. Overall, they hope to continue the  promotion of holistic treatment approaches, patient advocacy and wellness.

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Tina Anderson

Course Writer + Lead Instructor

Tina Anderson is a physical therapist and educator living and working in Aspen, Colorado.  She received her Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2001 from Grand Valley State University located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  She graduated from Michigan State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.  Tina holds an additional certification in advanced dry needling.


Tina specializes in treating patients with complex neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction including dysfunctions of the pelvic floor.  Tina earned her dry needling certification in 2006 and has been teaching dry needling nationwide since 2008.  Tina was integral in pioneering dry needling techniques for the pelvic floor and surrounding neuroanatomical structures.  She currently owns and operates a private physical therapy practice in Aspen, Colorado.  Tina and her family, including their “fur” child Beatrice, love living and playing in the Rocky Mountains!


Course Writer + Lead Instructor

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Kelly Sammis is a physical therapist, educator of all things dry needling and pelvic health, Pilates instructor, wife and mama living and working in Parker, Colorado.  Her passion for treatment in physical therapy is in neuropathic pain, sports performance, pelvic health and wellness.  Her formal education took place at Ohio University (2007) and The University of St Augustine for Health Sciences (2010).  Kelly holds additional certifications in lymphedema, Pilates, pregnancy and postpartum corrective exercise and advanced dry needling.  She is also board certified in orthopedics.  She serves as lead faculty developing and teaching dry needling and pelvic health courses nationwide.


Kelly is a midwest native and Rocky Mountain transplant.   When she is not treating clients or teaching you can find her spending time with her husband, two children and labradoodle, Dexter, exploring the landscapes and beautiful mountains of Colorado!

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