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 been certified in Dry Needling since 2009.
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
Dillon earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Science degree in Adult Fitness and Exercise Science from Metropolitan State University of Denver. Throughout his education and clinical practice Dillon has gained experience treating a variety of orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions. Dillon utilizes an evidence-based approach to patient care and employs a variety of manual therapy approaches including joint manipulations and mobilizations, dry needling, and soft tissue techniques to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Dillon is passionate about sports medicine, post-operative rehabilitation, concussion and vestibular rehabilitation, and many other orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions.
Dillon grew up in Arvada, Colorado. He enjoys watching and participating in sports, trying new food and restaurants, and participating in all the outdoor activities Colorado has to offer.
Dr. Brett Green,
Dr. Brett Green earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Prior to his graduate training, he spent four years in Thousand Oaks, California, attending California Lutheran University and earning a Bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science with a concentration in Health Professions and a minor in Psychology while also playing outfield on the varsity baseball team.
Throughout his training, Dr. Green has had experience in outpatient, sports, and in patient settings. This has allowed him to gain the skills necessary to treat people from all different backgrounds and age groups. Brett additionally trained in an intensive six month setting under fellowship trained and specialized doctors of physical therapy. He is an avid learner and is always trying to develop new strategies to help his patients achieve their goals. Brett is certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling (TPDN) and is in the process of completing his certification as a strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS).
Dr. Green is a Seattle-area native but is easily transitioning to a similar active lifestyle in Colorado. When he is not treating patients, he enjoys working out, hiking, eating pizza, and watching The Great British Baking Show with his girlfriend, Izzy, and his two cats.
Angela hails from Southern California but moved to Denver last year to pursue a career in physical therapy. She has her bachelor’s degree in exercise science from California State University Northridge. She worked as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor in a large commercial gym before moving to Colorado. She plans to apply for the Physical Therapy Graduate Program at CU in the Fall. Angela also has an extensive background in dance and enjoys hiking, weightlifting, and lounging around with her cats.
Dr. Alex Lanton,
PT, DPT, OCS, CEAS, ICE- Cert Pro Bike Fitter
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. He is a specialist in many types of manual therapy including, trigger point dry needling, spinal manipulation, Mulligan, Mckenzie and many more. Alex has a special interest and specializes in treating spine (back, rib, headache, 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 is also a certified bike fitter. If you need help with pain or performance on the bike he can change things to help!
Alex loves the outdoors and is in the mountains whenever possible hiking, mountain biking and skiing.
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Dr. Kate Goforth,
PT, DPT, CAPP-OB
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, postpartum rehabilitation, and trigger point dry needling. Kate is active in the women's health community and is passionate about providing 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 recently obtained her Certification of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy - Obstetrics; a distinction less than 200 PTs in the country have achieved. She has also received training specific to caring for patients in the transgender community, both for pre and post operative care.
Kate is an East Coast transplant and loves everything Denver has to offer. She enjoys hiking with her dog, camping, live music, and travel.
Andrea received her undergraduate degree from University of Texas at Dallas in 2015. While at UTD, she was a 4-year starting collegiate athlete for the UTD Women's Soccer team earning several accolades for athletic and academic performances. In 2016, she was accepted into the DPT Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and graduated in 2019.
Since graduating, Andrea has advanced her career through courses involving sports-related injuries and post-op, return to running, and worker's compensation. She has a special interest in the rehabilitation of patients with hypermobility or EDS. Due to her experience playing soccer and her involvement in the CrossFit community, she also has an interest in the rehabilitation of CrossFit and soccer athletes and believes in incorporating functional movements and a biomechanical approach when evaluating her patients. Andrea is dry needling certified and is working on becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Andrea is a native Texan and moved to Denver upon graduating. In her free time, she loves to be active outdoors, attend live music, and hang out with friends, family, and her dog, Cobie! She is also an Ambassador for Go4Graham where she promotes mental wellness through exercise.
Emily received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in Boston, MA in 2012. She has advanced training in spinal manipulation, muscle energy techniques, dry needling, myofascial release, nerve gliding and orthopedic sports injuries.
Emily's treatment technique is unique in that she focuses on the whole body, treating not only the specific injury but also working to identify the underlying cause. Her treatments take a “hands-on” evidence-based approach, while also helping to educate her patients in self-management and prevention. Emily's goal has been to develop individualized programs that emphasize overall wellness and help her patients return to doing what they love.
Emily trained for many years in ballet and other forms of dance and specializes in treating ankle and hip injuries in dancers and gymnasts. She also loves working with athletes of all ages, treating low back and neck pain, and post-surgical injuries. Emily is active in the women's health community and is passionate about providing comprehensive care to women in every stage of their life. Some of the Women's Health conditions that Emily treats regularly include stress and urge incontinence, pubic symphysis pain, sacroiliac dysfunction, diastasis recti, pain with intercourse, nerve entrapment, and more.
Emily moved to Colorado with her husband 2 years ago and in her free time, enjoys exploring CO with her two pups and son Matthew. She also practices yoga and loves to hike, ski and travel!
Dr. Nikhil Patel,
PT, DPT, CSCS
Nikhil earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Miami in 2018. His passion for physical therapy began when he saw the life-changing impact it can have as he was volunteering with an organization to integrate children with special needs into the world of sports.
As a former athlete and personal trainer, Nikhil has always had an interest in athletic performance optimization and injury prevention. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and his hands on skills include functional dry needling, myofascial release, joint manipulation, and muscle activation technique. Nikhil has a special interest in treating patients with TMJ, low back pain, headaches, vertigo, and pediatric sports injuries. As someone who participates in adventure sports, he enjoys working with endurance athletes, skiers/snowboarders, and rock climbers.
Nikhil moved to Colorado because of his love for the outdoors. In his free time, he enjoys rock climbing, skiing, whitewater kayaking, and camping.
Quincy received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Regis University. He first became interested in physical therapy after experiencing it on the patient side and decided to pursue acareer in physical therapy after. He enjoys treating musculoskeletal conditions from all regions of the body and particularly has an interest hip and knee conditions. He also has an interest in post-surgical rehab and working with older adults. He utilizes manual techniques such as mobilizations, manipulations and trigger point release, combined with exercises to treat patients.
Quincy is originally from Kentucky, but moved to Colorado in 2017. During his free time, he likes running, hiking and trying out new recipes.
Taylor is an Exercise Specialist who recently moved here from Orange County, California. She attended Grand Canyon University where she received her Bachelor degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Sports Performance. She is dedicated to providing a kind and welcoming environment to every individual she crosses paths with. When not working at Atlas, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, working out, and travelling around Colorado.
Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Lexi is our strength and conditioning specialist and she has been working with the company since 2017. Lexi has a Master's degree in applied exercise science, is certified through the National Strength & Conditioning Association in both strength and conditioning and performance science and specializes in training for a wide range of clients. Her extensive work in the rehabilitation field makes her a wonderful coach for those experiencing long term injuries or pain. Likewise, her graduate work centered around performance training for runners of all distances, but she loves to work with athletes of any sport or level. When she's not working with clients Lexi enjoys running, weight lifting, hiking, riding her motorcycle or just hanging out with her pups and husband.
MA, EP-C, CSCS
Rhett graduated with a Master's degree from the University of Northern Iowa (2019) studying Kinesiology and Sports Performance. Rhett is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the ACSM and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA. Along with professional certifications, Rhett has specializations in Weightlifting for Sports Performance and Clinical Cancer Exercise, volunteering 800 hours in Exercise Oncology serving patients of Northern Colorado. In addition to his education, Rhett played Running back for BVU (2012-2016) and has 6 years of professional Strength and Conditioning experience serving athletes in the private sector, Division III, and Division I. Rhett also competed in the 2019 CrossFit Central Regional prior to moving to Colorado.
Rhett is a current student in CU Denver's Professional and Allied Health program and is pursuing graduate level certifications in exercise from the ACSM and NSCA respectively.
Originally from SW Iowa, Rhett enjoys outdoor recreation, reading, anything involving friendly competition, and working on projects at his sister's urban farm in Golden, CO.
Meg is an Exercise Specialist who graduated Metropolitan State University with a Bachelor degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Lifestyle Medicine. Meg is dedicated to working with clients to provide the necessary rehabilitative exercises to get them back to full strength. Meg draws on her experience from her time spent with Major League Soccer team, Colorado Rapids where she worked closely with the athletic trainers and coaches on strength and conditioning and injury prevention. Meg likes to work in a fun and interactive environment. When not working at Atlas, she enjoys dance, soccer, working out, traveling, and days at the lake.