Nathaniel is originally from Minnesota but has lived in the DFW area for the last 18 years and calls the DFW area his home.  He got his BS in Exercise Science from the University of Texas in Arlington and then ventured out to West Texas to get his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Texas Tech University.  While at Texas Tech, Nathaniel also worked with the Texas Tech Red Raider football team and helped teach Gross Anatomy in their physical therapy program.  

Nathaniel has extensive training and is certified in clinical soft tissue manipulation, myofascial release, spine mobilization/manipulation, manual lymphatic drainage, and trigger point therapy.  Nathaniel is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and is certified in Dry Needling.  He is a big believer in continuing education and has developed an interest in treating Vestibular (vertigo and balance) and Craniofacial (neck, Jaw, face dysfunction) patients.

About Us

Dr. Nathaniel Ried, PT, DPT, CFC, CSCS, Cert. DN

Owner/Physical Therapist/Author

A Doctor of Physical Therapy will perform a thorough history and examination of your injuries in order to see if Ried Physical Therapy would benefit you.
Perhaps you have some questions and you think it would be better to speak to someone at Ried Physical Therapy first so you can be 100% sure that we can help you.

Nathaniel is only one of four physical therapists in the state of Texas to be certified in Cranio-mandibular Head, Neck, and Facial Pain from the University of St. Augustine. University of St. Augustine has the only university  accredited post-doctural Cranio-mandibular Head, Neck, and Facial Pain program in the nation. Dr. Mariano Rocobado created the Cranio-mandibular, Head, Neck, Facial Pain Certification Program at St. Augustine University. Dr. Mariano Rocabado is a leading international expert in the field of TMD and Craniofacial Pain.

With a previous history of chronic headaches, Nathaniel has a passion for treating headache patients and has used his previous education and training to develop two unique programs, Headache Program and TMJ/Neck Pain Program, at Ried PT. Nathaniel has also written a book about head, neck, and face pain entitled: "Chew On This! Get Rid Of Head, Neck, And Jaw Pain For Good!"

Nate loves to watch Texas Tech sports, Dallas Mavericks basketball, and Dallas Cowboys football.

Dr. Katy Allen PT, DPT, Astym Cert

Therapy Manager

Katy enjoys running, riding her bike, hiking, eating ice cream, watching sports, and spending quality time with family and friends. She loves cheering for any Texas Tech sports team, the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, and San Antonio Spurs.

After growing up in Laredo, Katy traveled to Lubbock to attend Texas Tech University. At TTU, she spent four years competing on the cross country and track and field teams while earning her Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science. She then attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

 

A majority of Katy’s clinical experience comes in orthopedic and manual therapy settings. She is also certified in Astym Therapy, an instrument assisted treatment technique that facilitates soft tissue healing. While her involvement in sports is what initially attracted her to pursue physical therapy, she realizes the importance of restoring health, function, and quality of life to all patients regardless of their age, activity level, or athletic ability.

LeeAnn has lived in Fort Worth, Texas all of her life and is enjoying how much the city has changed in these recent years.  She graduated from the University of North Texas in 2001 and began her career in the medical field.  She has worked in several disciplines of medicine including Family Medicine, Cardiology, Opthamology and Physical Therapy. It is very important to LeeAnn to be a part of the patient's healing process.

 

LeeAnn loves spending time laughing and joking with her husband and kids. She also enjoys watching basketball, eating mexican food and dancing, even though she can't dance to save her life. 

Colby Mears, BBA

Client Coordinator

Colby grew up just outside of Fort Worth, where his family has lived for more than 60 years. To further his education he attended Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX where, in 2018, he obtained his BBA in Management and Marketing while minoring in Leadership Studies.

Colby found his talent in art via photography classes in high school and expanded those skills into digital media, including web and graphic design.

Outside of work, you may find Colby hiking with his dog, spending time with friends, or enjoying a binge-worthy series on Netflix.

Kristal Cordero, PTA, BS

Physical Therapist Assistant

Kristal was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. Prior to moving to Fort Worth, TX in 2009 Kristal lived in San Diego, CA for about 8 years. Kristal completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Texas Christian University before going to Navarro College to complete her Physical Therapist Assistant education.

Kristal found her passion for physical therapy from being an athlete most of her life and having to rehabilitate through various injuries. A majority of Kristal’s clinical experience is in outpatient clinics with a focus on orthopedic and manual therapy, as well as with a significant amount of time working with patients experiencing chronic pain. Kristal strives to bring every single patient confidence to move again without fear, so the patient can get back to enjoying life fully. She hopes the education and techniques learned in physical therapy can be carried on long after discharge so the patient can continue to maintain their progress independently.

For the last 9 years Kristal has trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Judo. She currently holds a black belt in Judo and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Kristal also enjoys weightlifting, cooking, hanging out with friends, and is a huge UFC fan.

Exercise Specialist/Front Desk

Leslye Mendieta, BS

Leslye has lived in the DFW area all her life. After graduating high school, it took her two and a half years to obtain her BS in Kinesiology from the University of North Texas. She is the first in her family to pursue a college education and graduate with honors. Soon, she will begin her application process to DPT programs in hopes of becoming a physical therapist.

Leslye enjoys playing soccer and resistance training. She is known to be a big fan of chicken spring rolls and Buffalo Bros wing Wednesdays.

LeeAnn Wells, BS

Front Office Manager

Mollie Rew, PTA, OMTS

Physical Therapist Assistant

Mollie grew up in a small town in Nebraska. She received her Associates of Science, Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Clarkson College in Omaha, NE. She then traveled down to Texas to begin her career as a PTA within the Skilled Nursing Facility and Home Health settings. Her involvement in high school sports piqued her interest in physical therapy and ultimately led her to the outpatient, orthopedic setting, where she has been working for the last 6 years. She has her Orthopedic Manual Therapy Specialization and is able to utilize those skills on each of her patients in order to gain greater mobility and function.

Mollie loves to spend time with family and friends, antique shop, listen to country music and attend sporting events-Go Big Red!

Dr. Corey Hughes, PT, DPT, CSOMT, RRS

Physical Therapist

After growing up in Laredo, Katy traveled to Lubbock to attend Texas Tech University. At TTU, she spent four years competing on the cross country and track and field teams while earning her Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science. She then attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

 

A majority of Katy’s clinical experience comes in orthopedic and manual therapy settings. She is also certified in Astym Therapy, an instrument assisted treatment technique that facilitates soft tissue healing. While her involvement in sports is what initially attracted her to pursue physical therapy, she realizes the importance of restoring health, function, and quality of life to all patients regardless of their age, activity level, or athletic ability.