Our Staff


Mike Ryan

Mike is owner & president of Leading Edge Physical Therapy. Mike has his Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Florida (1990), and Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Florida A & M University (1998). Mike has been married to Delta for 25 years and has two wonderful daughters (Heather & Juliana).


Debra Reardon

Debra (Debbie) evaluates and manages patients’ plans of care, assesses the quality of care they are receiving, ensures compliance with and adherence to state and national laws and professional organizations.

Susan Kane

Dr. Kane is a licensed physical therapist, certified athletic trainer, certified sports physical therapy specialist and certified strength and conditioning specialist. She has been practicing physical therapy and sports medicine for almost 15 years, and has extensive experience working with athletes, from children to adults, and recreational to professional. She has conducted numerous seminars for coaches, parents, and athletes, and contributes to health related publications on a regular basis. Dr. Kane is also a cancer exercise specialist and has designed comprehensive exercise programs for cancer survivors. She is also Pilates mat and Reformer certified, and has worked with the YMCA to help further educate the wellness coaches on staff.

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Allan Leffler

Allan is a licensed massage therapist and certified strength trainer with Leading Edge. He’s been with the leading Edge Team since 2002.

Angel Bickers

Angel joined Leading Edge in 2016 and serves as Health Care Representative.

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Danna Peterson

Danna joined Leading Edge in 2014 as our financial manager.

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Evelyn Black

Evelyn has worked as a physical therapy assistant with Leading Edge since 2002.

Jeff Thenor

Jeff Thenor is a PTA who joined the Leading Edge team in 2016.

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Mercedes Ramos

Mercedes joined Leading Edge in 2014 as insurance manager.

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Michelle Martin

Michelle joined Leading Edge in 2013 as office manager.

Natalie Aviles

Natalie Aviles joined the Leading Edge team in 2016 and serves as a Health Care Representative at our front desk.

Paul Canady

Paul Canady is a PTA who joined the Leading Edge team in 2017. Paul is also an adjunct professor at Polk State College for the PTA and OTA programs.

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Stacey Hosegood

Stacey is a physical therapy assistant and has been with Leading Edge since 2013.