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. 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 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, 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 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 was a competitive dancer and performed professionally prior to beginning her physical therapy career. Her extensive training in dance has led her to specialize in the treatment of both dancers and gymnasts. From years of experience as a dancer and having a fundamental understanding of the human body mechanics she treats these athletes as a whole and not just their singular injury!
Amanda utilizes trigger point dry needling, manipulation, mobilizations, and soft tissue techniques to reduce pain and improve function. Outside of manual techniques Amanda believes in the importance of corrective exercise to help the patient fix the underlying issues! Amanda enjoys treating patients of all ages and injuries, and even has training with concussion and vestibular rehabilitation!
Amanda is a transplant from California and is enjoying everything Colorado has to offer! Amanda enjoys pilates, dancing, hiking, skiing, traveling, scuba diving, and playing with her 2 dogs!
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.
Alexis Klingler - Exercise Specialist
Alexis graduated from Sonoma State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science. She has experience being a PT patient herself and was inspired to pursue a career in physical therapy by the physical therapists who helped her along the way. She is now enjoying the opportunity to make a positive impact on the patients at Atlas both mentally and physically. Alexis enjoys reading, cooking and spending time outdoors with friends and family.