Mary Ellen Dougherty


Mary Ellen is the lead therapist at Restoration Physical Therapy in Media, PA. She received her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Neumann University in Aston, Pa and has been practicing locally in Media, Pa for over 15 years.

Mary Ellen’s post-graduate work has focused on the Maitland approach to manual therapy as well as completing her training in the Graston Technique. Mary Ellen’s research has focused on treating patients with concussion related symptoms and she has completed extensive training in Vestibular Rehabilitation. She is considered an expert in the area of Concussion Management and works with athletes from local high school and college sports teams.

Paul Haerling


Paul joined Restoration PT in 2021 after working in an outpatient clinic in Havertown for 10 years. He graduated from Temple University with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in May 2010. Originally from Washington state Paul completed his undergraduate education at Western Washington University.

He received his certification as Certified Orthopaedic Manual Therapist (COMT) in July 2013, specializing in Maitland technique and philosophy. He also has experience working with chronic pain issues, such as Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) among others, and has volunteered in the Philadelphia region Ehlers-Danlos and POTS syndrome support groups. Paul lives in Media with his wife and two children and remains involved with athletics and sporting activities with experience in distance running having completed full and half marathons.

Keith Wobeser


Keith returned to Restoration Physical Therapy in 2013 after living in London, England for six months. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedics and has been practicing physical therapy for over 20 years.

He travels nationally giving lectures and training other physical therapists as a Maitland Therapy Instructor and an expert in treating back pain and stenosis. In 2000, Keith also became certified in Active Release Technique (ART). In his spare time Keith enjoys rowing on the Schuylkill River and spending time with his wife and son.