Dr. Karl Bebendorf - PT, DPT, OCS
Karl graduated from the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia with a Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy in 1993. As proof of Karl's commitment to continuing education completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2011. Since 2002 Karl has been Board Certified in Orthopedics, which is an accomplishment that only 2% of physical therapists achieve.
Karl has a special interest in treating back and neck pain. As someone with spinal abnormalities, scoliosis and spondylolisthesis, Karl understands living with chronic back and neck pain on a personal level. He has developed a passion for treating patients that have failed spine care elsewhere. Karl enjoys travel, biking, hiking, downhill and cross-country skiing.
Karl is the primary owner and founder of the Atlas Physical Therapy clinics. Any inquiries for him can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Jeremy Bruhn - PT, DPT, OCS
Jeremy graduated from the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis in 2009. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of the Pacific in 2012. Jeremy has a strong passion for orthopedic rehabilitation and continues to increase his knowledge and skills in manual therapy and orthopaedics through continuing education. Jeremy is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedics (OCS) as of 2018. He employs a comprehensive assessment and an evidenced-based approach to determine the proper treatment plan for his patients.He also utilizes manual therapy and dry needling techniques to achieve the quickest and most effective results. Jeremy enjoys treating all orthopaedic condition, from the weekend warrior to competitive athlete. In his free time he enjoys hanging out with friends and family, backcountry skiing, playing hockey and golf, backpacking, and getting to the mountains.
Jeremy is the Clinic Director for the Congress Park office. Any inquiries for him can be sent to JBruhn@atlasptco.com
Dr. Lukas Mehling - PT, DPT, OCS
Lukas hails from Columbus, Ohio. The mountains, live music and overall beauty of Colorado brought him to the Denver area to improve the life and function of the patients he treats. Lukas graduated with his Doctorate degree from the University of Cincinnati and has been Board Certified in Orthopedics.He takes joy in rehabilitating knee inuries as he has been through rehabilitation of his own ACL injury. In his free time Lukas enjoys recreational sports, rooting for the Ohio State Buckeyes, and hiking his way through the Colorado rockies.
Dr. Alex Lanton - PT, DPT, OCS, CEAS
Alex graduated with his Master's and Doctorate degrees from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Alex is a board certified specialist in Orthopedics, a distinction only ~2% of therapists have. Alex has a special interest and specializes in treating spine (back, rib, and neck pain), pediatric injuries, hypermobility disorders (EDS) and sports medicine. Alex also participates in and specializes in treating all adventure and mountain sport athletes and understands the special needs to get you back doing what you love.
Alex loves the outdoors and is in the mountains whenever possible hiking, mountain biking and skiing.
Dr. Kate Diffily - PT, DPT, Obstetric Trained
Kate is a doctor of Physical Therapy who specializes in Women’s Health. Kate graduated with her Doctorate degree in 2011 from University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Since completing her initial schooling Kate has obtained continuing education certificates in the areas of functional strengthening, pelvic floor dysfunction, incontinence, caring for the pregnant patient, and postpartum rehabilitation. Kate is active in the women's health community and is passionate about provided comprehensive care to women in every stage of their life. Some of the Women's Health conditions that Kate treats regularly include stress and urge incontinence, pubic symphysis pain, sacroiliac dysfunction, diastasis recti, pain with intercourse, nerve entrapment, and more.
Kate is an East Coast transplant and loves everything Denver has to offer. She enjoys hiking with her dog, camping, live music, and travel.
Dr. Amanda Bloch - PT, DPT, OCS
Amanda received her Bachelor of Science degree from San Diego State University, and then earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine in 2016. She graduated from physical therapy school at the top of her class and with accolades for Excellence in Manual Therapy. Amanda is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedics (OCS) as of 2020. Amanda utilizes a hands on treatment approach with emphasis in treating the patient as a whole! She enjoys treating all condition and ages, with a special interest in pilates for rehab and treatment of dancers and gymnasts.
Amanda is a recent transplant from California and is enjoying everything Colorado has to offer! Amanda enjoys pilates, dancing, hiking, and exploring her new home.
Ryan Michael - Exercise Specialist
Ryan is a native of Colorado, born and raised in Denver. He graduated from The University of Colorado Boulder in 2018 with a Bachelor's Degree in Integrative Physiology. His passion for exercise science began with his fascination of the capabilities of the human body and optimal functioning. Ryan has experience in health and wellness and hopes to continue to learn and apply his experience in pursuit of a career in Physical Therapy.
Ryan enjoys sports and the outdoors. He likes to spend his free time in the mountains skiing, hiking, and camping. You can also find him at Coors Field watching the Rockies and talking baseball.
Logan Heflebower - Exercise Specialist
Logan is an Exercise Specialist here at Atlas. He is a recent graduate from Regis University where he received his Bachelors in Health and Exercise Science and his Masters in Healthcare Administration while also playing 4 years of baseball at Regis. When not working at Atlas, he is the Infield coach for the Regis Baseball team, and in his free time away from work and coaching he enjoys fishing, hunting, and any other excuse to get outdoors with his dog and friends.