Physical Therapist, Clinic Manager
Jenna graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science with concentration in Sports Medicine from Colorado State University in 2006. During her time at Colorado State University Jenna was a certified personal trainer and spin coach through Nautilus Institute. She then received her Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2009 from University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Jenna continued her education obtaining her Manual Therapy Certification (MTC) from University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2011. In addition, she holds a certification in level 1 and 2 Functional Dry Needling and Selective Functional Movement Assessment. She has taken multiple continuing education classes on running assessments and treatment. Her specialties include sports injury, performance, and prevention.
Jenna enjoys being with her husband outside running, biking, and skiing. Additionally, in her downtime she relaxes either with a good book or a yoga class.
Genevieve received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Wittenberg University in Springfield, OH. She published an academic article in the New Zealand Slavonic Journal which was then translated and republished in a Bosnian journal, Sveske Zaduzbine Ive Andrica.
Genevieve became interested in physical therapy after her mother sustained injuries in a car accident. In her free time, she enjoys camping, hiking, swimming, and reading a good book.
Hope is a recent Health and Exercise Science graduate from Regis University. She has personal training experience and has shadowed in many physical therapy clinics both locally and abroad in Costa Rica.
She is planning on continuing her schooling and applying to physical therapy school in the fall of 2017. She is very interested in the biomechanics involved with amputee patients as well as the neuroscience behind traumatic brain injury patients. She has partnered with Habitat for Humanity and is also a frequent volunteer at the Denver Rescue Mission. Aside from volunteering, she enjoys hiking a good 14er, going for a long trail run, or staying in and cooking.
Front Office Administrator
Jessica Marcely is a CU grad from Denver, CO and has lived here her whole life. She graduated with a degree in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences. She hopes to obtain her Masters Degree soon and start her career as a Pediatrics Speech Pathologist.
Jessica enjoys engaging with patients and is enthusiastic about her work. Her passion is helping people and watching them achieve their goals. She loves volunteering at St. Anthony’s Hospital in the PACU on her free time.
Jessica likes to read, exercise, take walks in nature and go on fun adventures. She loves spending time with her family who she is very close with. Every day she strives to make someone’s day with her big bright smile. Her greatest inspiration is God and her family.
Front Office Administrator
Laura is a Colorado native. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado in 2008. While in college, Laura served as a peer mentor in the Assault Survivors Advocacy Program, where she assisted victims of assault and trauma. This experience solidified her passion for helping and serving others.
After college, Laura worked for six years as a Medicaid case manager for the mental health support wavier, helping people connect with resources, services, and mental health support in the community. Laura is happy to be working in the health care field again, and helping people get the care they need to live their lives fully!
In her free time, Laura enjoys going off-roading, hiking, photographing wildlife & landscapes, attending car races, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. She also loves her 2 Chihuahuas Daisy and Floyd, and cat Jensen.
Physical Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor
Krista graduated with a Masters of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Indianapolis in 2000. Since that time, she has worked primarily in outpatient orthopedic settings, joining the Cherry Creek Wellness Center team in 2005. She became a Polestar-certified Pilates instructor in 2008 and now incorporates Pilates into almost all patients’ treatment plans and also provides private Pilates instruction.
In addition to this specialty, Krista has had advanced training and continuing education in disorders of the spine and pelvis, shoulder/knee/hip injuries, pain associated with pregnancy and post-partum, and Kinesio Taping. When working with patients, she feels that it is important to look at the whole body, not just the part that hurts. She thrives on the opportunity to connect with patients, work with them in a partnership to be able to return them to the activities that they enjoy, and then provide them with the knowledge and tools they need to continue to maintain this level of function on their own.
A native “mid-westerner”, Krista moved to Colorado from Indiana in 2004. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, running, gardening and being with her husband, daughter and son.
Zach graduated from the University of Colorado in 2015 with his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. Upon graduation, Zach received the Outstanding Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Award. Prior to attending physical therapy school, Zach earned a degree in Accounting from Bradley University and worked in accounting and consulting for six years.
In addition to treating musculoskeletal conditions, Zach enjoys working with dizziness and chronic pain. He is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and serves on the board of directors of the University of Colorado Physical Therapy Alumni Association.
Outside of work, Zach enjoys activities shared by many fellow Colorado transplants, including hiking, camping, and skiing. When not enjoying the great outdoors, he can be found on the golf course, reading, cooking, trying a new restaurant, or spending time with family and friends.
Certified Hand Therapist
Sophia Floyd OTR/L is a graduate of Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy. She has specialized in hand/upper extremity therapy for 28 years and received her Certification in Hand Therapy in 1993. She has done extensive splinting and treatment of traumatic injuries including tendon lacerations and transfers, wounds and skin grafts, amputations and replantation, fractures and pain syndromes as well as conservative treatment of tendonitis, arthritis, and nerve compressions.
Sophia has also enjoyed developing a field work program and supervising occupational therapy students. She is a member of the NBCOT, American Society of Hand Therapists, Rocky Mountain Hand Surgery Society, and associate member of American Association of Hand Surgeons.
Outside of work, Sophia enjoys riding her Morgan horse, doing nature and landscape photography, hiking, gardening, traveling with her three children, and skiing. She has volunteered in the schools as a volunteer coordinator, in the Nature Conservancy, and various animal shelters.
Women's Health Specialist
Lea is a Physical Therapist who specializes in treating pelvic floor dysfunction. She graduated with her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 2001 from Saint Louis University’s direct entry program. She began to specialize in pelvic floor therapy and the prenatal population in 2008. She is certified in trigger point dry needling Level 1 and has taken courses for Kinesio Taping and Selective Functional Movement Analysis (SFMA). Continuing education course topics also include visceral work, the athlete and the pf, endometriosis and hysterectomy, and pudendal neuralgia. Passionate about continuing education, Lea assists in hosting 2 new pelvic floor courses per year for physical therapists.
Lea enjoys educating women about normal bladder habits as well as teaching overall coordination of the pelvic floor as it relates to daily function. She especially enjoys treating pelvic pain as well as postpartum women.
In her time outside work, Lea enjoys spending time with her family, doing yoga and kickboxing, and is actively involved in her kids’ school community.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Brooke graduated in 2004 with her bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation from Indiana University. Her passion for physical activity led her to become a Certified Personal Trainer in 2009. She is also certified to teach Mat & Reformer Pilates. In 2015 Brooke earned her AAS in Physical Therapist Assistant from Arapahoe Community College and has been an active member of the APTA since 2013.
Brooke is an energetic and passionate provider who enjoys collaborating with the physical therapists to achieve positive change for her patients. Brooke is a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner and is currently working on developing new taping techniques to best benefit the patients she treats. She specializes in therapeutic exercise and loves working with post-op, TMJ, pelvic floor, and balance patients. Her upcoming continuing education courses include learning myofascial release techniques and becoming a Certified Sports Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
As a native Hoosier, Brooke very much appreciates the outdoor beauty that Colorado has to offer. She enjoys skiing, hiking, gardening, figure skating, and playing outside with her two great danes.
Laura holds an associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. After working as a paralegal for 6 years, she made a career change and graduated from the University of Colorado Physical Therapy program in 2016. She had the opportunity to work as a student at Cherry Creek Wellness Center. Immediately after graduating, she began working in oncology, primarily women with breast cancer, and is a certified Oncology Rehabilitation Specialist. She loves using exercise and manual therapy to help patients heal and to empower them to return to a normal way of living, as defined by them. Laura has another passion in public speaking, and has presented at the American Physical Therapy Association’s National Student Conclave two years in a row, and is working on a proposal to present again in 2017.
Laura also teaches about lymphedema and musculoskeletal impairments associated with cancer to healthcare practitioners in the Denver area, most recently to massage therapists. She is working on presenting oncology content at the University of Colorado’s PT program.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cooking, gardening, boxing, and participates in Krav Maga. Laura is also inspired to empower women worldwide to be self-sufficient and is passionate about the utility of microfinance, so women can start their own small businesses in Africa and South America.
Nicole graduated in 2009 with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Florida, where she also spent much of her time working with children teaching dance, gymnastics and sports skills classes trying to help instill a love of physical activity. She then moved to Philadelphia were she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Temple University in 2013 and also had the opportunity to participate in a clinical internship here at Cherry Creek Wellness Center. Following graduation she moved to Chicago, IL where she worked for 3 years in an outpatient orthopedic clinic and in 2016 completed her orthopedic residency receiving her Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) distinction.
Nicole loves working with young athletes across all sports helping to prevent injury and improve safe return to play after injury. She has specialized in ACL rehabilitation and working with endurance athletes, soccer players, volleyball players, dancer and gymnasts. She has also completed her level 1 dry needling certification and loves to continue to advance her skills through continuing education.
In her spare time Nicole likes to hike/backpack, play soccer, ski and travel.
Amanda has been practicing massage therapy for six years, mostly in the medical field. She graduated from the Denver School of Massage Therapy and specializes in deep tissue and injury massage. Amanda loves being able to relieve pain and help patients feel better.
Amanda is originally from Los Angeles, but considers herself a Colorado Native as her family moved to Evergreen in 1988. Amanda loves stand up comedy and improv, and will be sure to make you laugh and put a smile on your face!