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.
Alex is part of Art of Motion Physical Therapy, please click here to see what that means.
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.