Women's Health Specialist, Certified in Trigger point Dry Needling, Clinic Manager
Heidi joined Cherry Creek Wellness Center in August 2012. Born and raised in Gillette, Wyoming she graduated with her BS in Kinesiology and Health Promotion from the University of Wyoming in 2006. She has been a certified ACSM Health and Fitness Instructor since 2006. She continued on with school and graduated in 2009 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. She has moved back to the mountains in May 2012 after spending some time in the deserts of Arizona. Since graduating, Heidi has focused her practice on pelvic floor dysfunction in women and men, athletic injuries, and general outpatient rehabilitation for people of all ages and injuries. No two patients are the same, therefore Heidi focuses on individualized programs combining manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and pain relieving/function improving techniques.
Heidi has a passion for endurance athletic events, including marathons and triathlons. She is drawn to the mountains to hike and ski. She has experience as a personal trainer and fitness boot camp instructor. Heidi enjoys traveling and has a rule of never completing the same race twice which has given her the opportunity to visit many different areas of the United States and other countries. She loves spending time with family and friends promoting a healthy lifestyle with activities and cooking.
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.
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.
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.
Rachel graduated from the University of Colorado in 2015 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Prior to pursuing her career in physical therapy, Rachel studied dance at the University of Iowa while also pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Sciences, which she completed in 2008.
Rachel has experience working with patients with both orthopedic and neurological conditions. Rachel’s treatment approach includes a combination of hands on treatment and patient specific exercises to relieve pain, improve function, and help patients get back to all of the things they enjoy doing. Her special interests include vestibular rehabilitation and dance medicine. She has been working with patients who suffer from dizziness, vertigo, and balance dysfunction since she began her career as a physical therapist. Rachel also has over 20 years of dance training, including experience working as a dance instructor and working with dancers to treat and prevent dance related injuries.
In her free time, Rachel enjoys teaching ballet, exploring the mountains, and spending time with her husband and their three dogs.