Remco Schreuders, MPT

Co-owner, Physical Therapist

A native of the Netherlands and currently a Salem, VA, resident, Remco Schreuders co-founded APT of VA after serving the community at Lewis-Gale Medical Center for well over a decade. Since 1993, he had been associated with Lewis-Gale Medical Center, serving as Director of the former Lewis-Gale Clinic Rehabilitation Center, as well as the Senior Physical Therapist for the Lewis-Gale Medical Center outpatient physical therapy division where he focused on orthopedics as well as a mixture of neurologically involved and generally deconditioned patients. He specializes in manual physical therapy, orthopedics, vestibular therapy, sports physical therapy and running injuries. Schreuders is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and holds a Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Shenandoah University.  He spends his life living out his faith, spending time with his family, and exercising.


Tom Ellexson, MPT

Co-Owner, Physical Therapist

Prior to co-founding APT of VA in 2006, Tom Ellexson was long associated with Lewis-Gale Medical Center and the former Lewis-Gale Clinic as a Physical Therapist and Senior Physical Therapist of their outpatient satellite clinic. More recently, Ellexson has been focused on out-patient orthopedics, vestibular, foot and ankle, as well as a mixture of neurologically involved and generally deconditioned patients. Ellexson is a graduate of Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science and a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy.  Outside of the clinic, he enjoys gardening, playing hockey, and supporting our Troops.



Andrea LeGault, MPT

Physical Therapist

Andrea LeGault grew up in Roanoke, VA, and attended the College of William of Mary located in Williamsburg, VA, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. She further pursued her studies at Shenandoah University and attained her Master of Physical Therapy degree. LeGault’s previous experience includes training at the Mayo Clinic, work at a large university hospital (in-patient and out-patient care), and providing care in local long-term care facilities. Her current clinical interests and specialties include sports medicine, geriatrics, maxillofacial/TMJ pain, chronic disease, and general orthopedics. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, music, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Jennifer Urbanek, DPT

Physical Therapist

Hailing from Massillon, OH, Jennifer Urbanek graduated from Marietta College with a Bachelor of Science in 2008. In 2011, she graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Walsh University. She joined APT of VA after spending two years at an out-patient clinic in Blacksburg, VA. Urbanek’s clinical interests include general orthopedics, sports medicine, and vestibular. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children, running, and supporting Ohio teams (Buckeyes and Browns).

Cameron Lephew, DPT, CSCS

Physical Therapist

Certified strength and conditioning specialist

Born in Roanoke Community Hospital and raised in Draper, VA, Cameron graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise, Sports and Health Education with a concentration in Sports Medicine in 2012. Cameron continued his post-graduate education at Radford University’s Roanoke campus, which is housed in the very same hospital he was born, to obtain a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2015. Cameron’s clinical rotations include two outpatient orthopedic rotations, at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center and Physiotherapy Associates in Cave Spring, and acute/ICU care on the cardiopulmonary wing of Lewis-Gale Medical Center. Cameron has presented at the Southern Conference of Graduate Schools in New Orleans and the American College of Sports Medicine in San Diego for his research on Identifying Risk Factors for Injury and Concussion in Adolescent Athletes. Cameron was also certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist in 2017.  Cameron's outside interests include coffee, spending time with his wife Melinda and son Nolan, power lifting, and Marvel Superheroes (not DC).

Maureen E. LYONS, PT

Physical therapist

Maureen was born in Charleston, South Carolina, but lived in many places across the country due to her father being in the navy.  She has lived in Roanoke for 25 years which is where she calls home.  She received her physical therapy degree from Old Dominion University and further went on to MSU School of Osteopathic Medicine which began her foundation for manual therapy.  She has worked in many settings including acute care (neonatal, intensive care, “chest PT”, wound care, and burn unit), pediatric care (early intervention, school system), orthopedic and sports medicine, and industrial rehab/work-related rehab/FCEs.  Outside of physical therapy she is an avid reader of nearly all genres, enjoys gardening, art and music appreciation, and she loves to travel.

Brent Harper, PhD, DSc, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Physical Therapist

Dr. Brent Harper is an Assistant Professor at Radford University in Physical Therapy and maintains clinical practice at Advanced Physical Therapy of Virginia in Salem, VA. Dr. Harper has primarily practiced in outpatient orthopedics since 1997. Dr. Harper’s training includes the following: M.P.T. (Master) in Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University; D.P.T (Doctor) in Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences; D.Sc. (Doctor of Science) in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy from Andrews University; and a D.M.T (Doctor) in Manual Therapy and PhD (Doctor) in Orthopedic Manual Therapy from the Ola Grimsby Institute. He grew up in Minnesota, has lived in California and Oklahoma, but now resides in Roanoke, Virginia. He and his family really enjoy this region and all it has to offer.  Dr. Harper is a life-long learner and is supported by his loving wife and four children. His primary hobbies include spending time with his family, exercising, and participating in martial arts.


angie Elliott

Operations Manager


JOY SMITH

OFFICE MANAGER


Laura Holmgaard


Office Assistant


Becky Mcconnel

rEHAB tECHNICIAN/OFFICE ASSISTANT


Julia GALANTO

rEHAB TECHNICIAN