Kelly earned her Bachelor's Degree in kinesiology from the University of Illinois. She earned both a Masters Degree and a Doctoral Degree in physical therapy from Northwestern University. Kelly has specialized in pediatrics since graduating from physical therapy school in 2002. She has worked in out-patients clinics and provided in-home therapy services to children through Early Intervention. She started Therapy for Kids, Inc. in 2006 and opened the current clinic location in Lincoln Park in 2019. Kelly discovered myofascial release on her journey to reclaim her own health. After years of pain, multiple surgeries, and minimal relief, myofascial release gave Kelly back her mobility, eased her pain, improved her digestion, and greatly reduced her sleep apnea and migraines. Once Kelly saw how beneficial myofscial release had been in relieving her own physical impairments, she began taking classes and incorporating it into her patient's treatment sessions. Kelly feels that all children can benefit from myofascial release and has found that her patients achieve their goals quicker when receiving myofascial release.