5147 Ocean Blvd., Sarasota (941) 870-5811

Our Team

Dave Ochsendorf, MPT, MEd

Dave is from Elkins, WV where he grew up playing soccer, baseball, and basketball. His love for sports led him to West Virginia University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and became a certified Athletic Trainer. He then completed his Master of Education degree in Sports Medicine at the University of Virginia while completing a graduate assistantship at Virginia Military Institute.

He continued to work as an athletic trainer for the football and wrestling teams at VMI for 4 years. In 2000 he moved to Norfolk, Virginia to pursue his career in physical therapy. At Old Dominion University, he earned his Master of Physical Therapy degree, and met his wife Kristy. He and Kristy traveled the country, working in outpatient orthopedic clinics in Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, Washington D.C., Arizona, California, and Hawaii. They fell in love with Sarasota, FL, and decided to settle here in 2008.

Dave specializes in evaluating and treating the foot and ankle. He has extensive undergraduate, graduate, and internship training in foot and ankle biomechanics, which he applies to his physical therapy practice.

Dave's background in sports medicine is an added advantage when treating all upper and lower extremity injuries. Dave is an avid runner and has been racing with Team New Balance since 2013.

He also uses manual skills learned in various parts of the country and in additional coursework to effectively treat the spine. When applied properly, Dave believes the principles of biomechanical correction, sports medicine treatments and manual therapy yield great results for clients of all ages.


Kristy Ochsendorf, DPT

Kristy grew up in Ohio where she was a member of the Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet Company from ages 5-16. She graduated from Ohio University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. She then moved to Norfolk, Virginia to attend Old Dominion University and earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2004.

Upon graduation, she and husband Dave worked as traveling physical therapists for five years, practicing in Hawaii, California, Maryland, Washington DC, Connecticut, Arizona, and Florida.

Kristy and Dave fell in love with the active community of Sarasota, moved here in 2008, and then opened Siesta Key Sports & Physical Therapy in 2010.

Kristy's passion and enthusiasm for exercise combined with manual skills learned across the country translate into exceptional results for her clients. She takes a scientific and evidence-based approach, applying principles of anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics to successfully treat a variety of acute conditions as well as movement disorders and postural dysfunctions. She participates in many community races from 5K's to half-marathons and duathlons. She also enjoys regular yoga and weight training.


Hannah King, DPT

HannahHannah is originally from the Bradenton/Sarasota area. She received her Bachelors in Health Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Boston University before moving back to the area in 2019 with her husband Nick.

She has experience in pain management, orthopedics, inpatient orthopedic and neurorehabilitation, and geriatrics. Hannah enjoys treating a diverse patient population and focuses her care on holistic patient management.

Hannah's special interests include:

  • • Therapeutic Pain Management
  • • Spinal Injuries and Disorders
  • • Weightlifting Injuries and Prehab
  • • Injury Prevention
  • • Sleep Hygiene

When not in the clinic, Hannah enjoys traveling, spending time with her husband Nick and Aussiedoodle Piper, and doing CrossFit.


Peter Dunn, PTA

Peter Peter was born and raised in the Kansas City area and went on to pursue a career as a professional luthier and small business owner in Annapolis, Maryland. After a positive experience as a patient of physical therapy himself, Peter was inspired to pursue a new path in the field of physical therapy.

He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the CACHE PTA Program at Anne Arundel Community College in Severna Park, Maryland in 2016 and went on to work in outpatient settings treating a wide variety of conditions and specializing Parkinson's Disease. In 2018, Peter relocated to Sarasota where he continues to pursue a passion for helping others move and feel better. He likes to explore a variety of movement practices including yoga and weightlifting and recently obtained certification in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA).  In his free time Peter continues to enjoy repairing guitars and writing music.



Cory Langone, PTA

Cory LangoneCory grew up in Utica, NY playing sports year round for most of his youth. He attended Springfield College where he continued athletics at the collegiate level, playing football and running track. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management in 2003. After college, Cory spent several years working in Springfield, Massachusetts in the financial industry. In 2012 Cory and his family moved to Sarasota. Cory enrolled at Keiser University and completed his Physical Therapist Assistant schooling in 2014. He has been a part of the SKPT team since 2015. He loves helping people improve their health and mobility and also teaches a weekly exercise class. In his off time he enjoys spending time with his wife and their three children, exercising, growing fruits and vegetables, and doing DIY projects at home.




Nicole Ball, Office Manager

Nicole grew up in Connecticut where she was active in dance, basketball and softball through college. She also spent a few years coaching girls' softball in a local recreation league. After graduating from Eastern Connecticut State University with a major in English, she worked in administration in a mental health agency. As the agency grew, she was promoted to agency analyst. She loves interacting with people on a daily basis and decided to continue her career in medical office administration when she moved to Florida in 2018. She now enjoys warmer winters and easier access to the beach and Disney World. She loves to travel and explore new places.  Nicole brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to SKPT.  Call anytime or stop by to meet her!


Dave and Kristy Ochsendorf

"I love Siesta Key Physical Therapy. I broke my foot, and got my boot off five weeks ago. I've had physical therapy during that time and have become stronger. The staff is so kind and accommodating! My physical therapist is Jessica, and she is amazing!!! She is so encouraging, and I feel so much better. I have about a week more therapy to go, and I will miss going to this wonderful place! Thank you for everything Siesta Key PT!!!!!!!"   - Maggie M.