Ellen Hudgins, OTD, OTR/L
Ellen is an occupational therapist at Progressive Therapy in our Farmville, Dillwyn, and Blackstone locations. She is the President and co-owner of Progressive Therapy. Ellen graduated cum laude from MCV with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. Ellen has worked in outpatient hand therapy and industrial medicine in Richmond, VA. She has attended multiple continuing education courses in hand therapy, shoulder rehab, and industrial medicine. Ellen most enjoys working with shoulder and hand-related injuries. Ellen’s other specialties include Functional Capacity Evaluations and Work Hardening Programs.
Ellen completed her post-professional clinical doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions on December 19, 2014.
Ellen says, “I love getting to know the patient’s “story.”It really is comforting to know your patients and their families. It gives me great pleasure to provide the highest quality of outpatient rehab in small towns. The patients appreciate all of your efforts in making them better.”
Ellen is married to Terry Hudgins, the co-owner of Progressive Therapy and they have two sons: Thomas and Jesse. They enjoy having a sustainable farm in Buckingham Country raising beef cattle, pastured chickens, and pastured pigs. Outside of Progressive Therapy and their farm, Ellen enjoys riding horses and showing in local dressage competitions.