Defiance Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

Defiance Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine was founded in 2013 by physical therapists, Ryan Crandall and Kevin McCann. After accruing years of experience in the outpatient/orthopedic setting, Ryan and Kevin decided to open DPT as a way to serve the rehab needs of Defiance and the surrounding area. When we opened our clinic on East 2nd Street, Kevin and Ryan were the sole therapists, with Jane Ball helping as a therapy aide to keep things running smoothly. In three short years, we outgrew our clinic and moved to our current location on South Clinton St., where we currently staff 6 Physical Therapists, 3 Physical Therapist Assistants, and 2 additional office staff members.

Defiance Physical Therapy is well-known in Northwest Ohio for providing some of the highest quality sports and orthopedic therapy available in the area. Our free walk-in bump clinic provides athletes a chance to be assessed by a PT to determine what steps they should take after an injury. In addition, our four Dry Needling certified physical therapists also make us a destination for patients with acute and chronic pain seeking an alternative form of recovery.

See for yourself why we come highly recommended by so many of our patients, and let us show you that rehab does not need to be a painful process. Our entire staff are truly committed to building a stronger community, one exercise at a time.

Bryan Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

Bryan Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine opened its doors in January of 2018 to expand our services to the Williams county area. We began treating patients in our clinic at the Community Health Professionals building on Portland St., and in less than 2 years established a patient caseload that required more space! You can now find us at our spacious location on South Main Street across from Walmart/McDonald's.

As with our Defiance location, BPT specializes in treating orthopedic and sports related ailments, as well as neurological conditions. We also specialize in the treatment of Parkinson's patients, with therapists certified in LSVT BIG Therapy and trained in Delay the Disease programs.

Come meet our staff and let us prove to you our dedication in getting our patients back to functioning at their best and empowering them with the tools to succeed outside the clinic.

Diagnoses We Treat


– Post-Surgical (Knee/Hip Replacement, Rotator Cuff surgery, Tommy John’s, etc.)

– Sports/Running injuries

– Back and Neck Pain

– Joint Pain

– Sprains/Strains

– Migraines/Headaches

– Vertigo/Dizziness/Balance Disorders

– Tendonitis/Bursitis

– Strokes/Parkinson’s/Spinal Cord Injury

– Carpal Tunnel

– General Deconditioning


– Postural Training
– Sport Specific Training
– Walk-In Bump Clinic for Athletes (Defiance Clinic Only)
– Biomechanical Assessment
– Dry Needling
– Blood Flow Restriction
– Manual Therapy
– Aquatic Therapy (Defiance Clinic Only)
– Ultrasound
– Custom Orthotics/Gait Assessment
– Electrical Stimulation/TENS
– Kineosotaping
– Cupping Therapy
– Strength/Endurance Training
– Muscle Energy Techniques/Spinal Mobilization
– Mechanical Traction (Lumbar and Cervical)

What People Say

“Everyone there is great. I love the atmosphere. You can tell that they really care about helping others and it’s not just a job. I’m blessed to have such caring people help me with my knee recovery.”


– Former Patient