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 email@example.com
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 fresh air, 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 patients from all walks of life and injuries from head to toe. In his free time, Lukas enjoys recreational sports, rooting for the Ohio State Buckeyes, and exploring the city of Denver and the surrounding adventures that Colorado has to offer.
Brady "Chip" Loomis - PT, DPT
Chip has been lucky enough to call Colorado his home for the last 20 years. He graduated from University of Colorado Health Sciences department in 2006 with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Since then, he has worked in outpatient physical therapy, specializing exclusively in orthopedics. He enjoys treating the entire body and working to figure out the reasons behind why a patient is presenting with symptoms. He has taken numerous courses in the treatment orthopedic injuries ranging from adolescents to the medicare population. He understands the value of using his hands to help a patient heal and due to dealing with hip issues and FAI myself, he has a unique insight when it comes to treating patients with the same conditions. In his free time, Chip enjoys hopping on his road bike, gardening, rock climbing, and getting into the back country to backpack, mountain bike, or ski...and trying to convince his newlywed wife to join him.
David Swarsen - Exercise Specialist
Dave is a Denver, CO native and attended Metro State University. Dave is an athlete with Lacrosse being his main focus. He was awarded 1st Team All Conference as a Freshman and 1st Team All State his Sophomore year through Senior year in High School. He has been studying anatomy, physiology and related sciences in school for the last few years as he prepares to get into nursing school. Dave’s hobbies include snowboarding, golfing, fly fishing and camping.
Joshua Ebbens - Exercise Specialist
Josh hails from Colorado Springs, Colorado but has resided in Denver for over one year. After finishing high school in 2013, he spent 4 years at Colorado State University studying Health and Exercise Science with a concentration on Health Promotion. His life goals include owning a business and travelling the world long enough to learn Spanish without the assistance of Rosetta Stone. In his free time Josh can be found chasing adrenaline rushes, whether it be from wakeboarding, snowboarding, or whitewater rafting.
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, and sports medicine. Alex also participates in and specializes in treating all adventure 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
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
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 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.
Lexi Schoonover CSCS
Lexi is a Strength and Conditioning specialist and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Human Performance. Her passion for training started when she found herself dealing with a serious injury; on her journey to find the answers on how to best take care of her physical fitness she found her passion for helping other’s discover all the wonders fitness has to offer. She has trained athletes ranging from youth to professional levels, as well as general populations and has several years of experience working in injury recovery.
Her approach is a full body fitness model aimed at increasing fitness and decreasing likelihood of injury. Whether you’re trying to get back in shape, shake up your current fitness program or conquer a goal Lexi can get you there!
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.
Nicole Stevens - Exercise Specialist
Nicole graduated from Biola University with a degree in Kinesiology. She enjoys working hands on with people and is passionate about helping them work toward their goals as they progress through therapy. She hopes to pursue a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy in the near future. When not working, Nicole loves to be outdoors--swimming, hiking, camping, or relaxing with a good book and a cup of coffee.
Noah Thompson - Exercise Specialist
Noah was born and raised in Littleton, CO. Noah played football in high school and continued his career while he attended Western Colorado University. He obtained his degree in Exercise Sports Science and has a passion for all things fitness. Along with his sports background, Noah also has experience as a personal trainer. He is pursuing personal training and athletic sports specific training certifications. His hobbies include playing golf, hiking, skiing and watching sports.
SJ Wallace - Exercise Specialist
SJ was born and raised in Littleton, CO. She completed her AAS from Arapahoe Community College and continued her education at Metropolitan State University of Denver where she received a BS in Human Performance and Sports. She is also an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist. SJ has previously competed in amateur kickboxing and has over five years of experience in personal training, coaching fighters and group fitness classes. She is passionate about proper movement and pursuing certifications in corrective exercise. SJ also intends on pursuing a facial stretch therapist certification. Her hobbies include kickboxing, hiking, taking time to be artistic and taking her nieces and nephews on fun adventures.
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