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About Us

Kim Keith Holt, PT


  • Direct Access Certified

  • Experienced, skilled PT with more than 30 years of practice

  • Master of Physical Therapy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

  • Bachelor of Science, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN


Kim began her Physical Therapy career in Atlanta, GA, after graduating from Emory University.  Kim worked in a variety of settings, including acute care, outpatient, skilled nursing and home health. Kim spent time working at Greater Atlanta Sports Medicine clinic and Shepherd Spinal Center.  She did spend two years in Hanover, PA helping to establish an outpatient practice.  In 1998, Kim returned to her hometown of Roanoke, VA.

In Dec. 2003, Kim opened Roanoke Rehabilitation and Wellness, Inc, an independent outpatient Physical Therapy practice.  Roanoke Rehab and Wellness works with clients ages 10-100, one-on-one.  Many clients and family members have returned to RRW over the last 17 years as they have come to expect quality care and personalized treatments.



Areas of practice include: treatment of chronic pain (conditions such as Fibromyalgia, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, degenerative arthritis), acute pain (conditions associated with accidents, falls, sports related injuries); as well as management and treatment of Headaches, TMJ, post total joint replacements, back and neck disorders.

Kim has experience treating patients who experience dizziness and balance disorders.  She has extensive training in the McKenzie method, manual therapy skills and Dry Needling (through Myopain seminars) since 2003.  Continuing education and training remain a priority for her practice and standard of care.  Kim has been accepted into the Doctoral program at Shenadoah University for Fall 2020.

Kim has Direct Access Certification in Virginia. Patents may receive physical therapy services without a prescription for 30 day in accordance with the state law. Please contact our office for additional information and how to get started.

Kim is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (since 1987) and member of the Virginia Physical Therapy Association (since 1998).

More about Kim Holt

Kim is a graduate of CSHS, class of 1981.  She has been married to Keith Holt, CSHS class of 1982 for 10 years.  Kim has 5 children (3 of her own and step-mom to 2).  Our “kids” are all in their 20’s.  Kim has experience dealing with Autism spectrum disorders and visual impairments as both of her sons are learning to navigate life with these constraints but have managed to thrive.  Her son Michael is a paralegal in Washington DC, her son Jacob is a Walmart Associate in Roanoke and her daughter Jordan is a chemical engineer at Frito-Lay in Lynchburg.  Her stepson Tyler is in the Air Force and loves his job as a load master on C130’s.  Erin, her stepdaughter, is working full time, while also attending Liberty University.

Kim has 3 beloved dogs that one aging but still full of life. Fiona, Beauregard, and Delilah are our only children at home now.

Kim and Keith are fortunate to still have their mother’s living in Roanoke and they are our dog sitters and meal preppers but mostly loving grandmothers to our kids.

Kim and Keith enjoy riding motorcycles and dirt bikes.  Kim has a Yamaha VStar 1100 which is a joy to ride.  In addition to our motorcycles, we love and enjoy riding bikes on the Greenway and the Creeper Trail  We have a Jeep for topless outings and off road fun.  In her spare time, Kim loves to read and knit.  Kim and Keith are HOCKEY FANS and love to go to see the Dawgs play or take the train to DC and watch the CAPS play.

Kim did work for Gentle Shepherd Hospice pro bono for more than 10 years and still enjoys a special relationship with the Eckenroth’s.

In her past, Kim was a student Athletic trainer at ETSU.  Also, at one time, Kim was a proud member of the CSHS marching band and symphonic band.  Kim did enjoy riding horses but now rides steel horses.

Passions including connecting other families and clients with Autism diagnoses, visual impairments, esp Retinitis pigmentosa and folks seeking grief support or encouragement with domestic violence prevention/education.  

Monica Waid  - Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant (LPTA)
  • 2018 Graduate of Jefferson College of Health Sciences (Carilion Radford University)

Prior to beginning my career as a physical therapist assistant, I worked in the insurance industry for 26 years. After being affected by downsizing in 2013; I was blessed with the opportunity to follow my dream of becoming a PTA. I attended Virginia Western Community College, later transferring to Jefferson College of Health Sciences, where I graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program in 2018.

As a physical therapist assistant, I have worked in various environments including; sports focused outpatient, in/out patient therapy at Alleghany Lewis Gale hospital, and in acute care at Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial hospital; prior to finding my home here at Roanoke Rehabilitation and Wellness. 

Outpatient is where my heart is. I enjoy being a part of a patient’s healing process, and helping a patient reach the goals set by the Physical Therapist and the patient. Here at RRW every person is an individual and their treatment is focused their personal situation. That is what sets RRW apart from other out patient therapies. 

I have training in Vestibular disorders, dizziness and balance, orthopedic rehabilitation, strengthening and plan on continuing my education in Myofascial Release and continuing education classes. 

I have been a member of the APTA since 2015.

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