Wendy LucasPT, Co-Owner
Wendy graduated magna cum laude from the Medical College of Virginia, in Richmond, VA in 1986 with her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. Following graduation, she served as a staff PT and then director of Physical Therapy for Rehabilitation Services of Roanoke from 1986 – 1992. In 1992, Wendy founded Lucas Therapies and opened her first physical therapy practice in the Cave Springs area of Roanoke, VA. Since then, Lucas Therapies has grown into multiple locations servicing the entire Southwest Valley. Wendy specializes in outpatient orthopedics, lymphedema, vertigo/vestibular therapy, TMJ, workman’s compensation, and mobile services. In addition to typical rehabilitation, Wendy is certified to provide EMG/Nerve Conduction studies, Functional Capacity Exams, AMA Impairment Ratings, Pre-Employment testing, Job Analysis and Functional Job Descriptions, Fit of Duty Evaluations, and Ergonomic Analysis’ for local and out of state businesses.
Wendy was awarded the Roanoker Magazine Top Docs – Top Physical Therapist in 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2015. In addition, Lucas Therapies has won the Best of Roanoke – Physical Therapy Practice Platinum award in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Wendy has a passion for people and seeing them overcome rehabilitative obstacles and get back to their everyday lives. Today, Wendy resides in Roanoke, VA with her husband, Mark Lucas, and two beautiful daughters, Claiborne and Calleigh.