Women's Health Specialist, Certified in Trigger point Dry Needling, Director of Operations
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.
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.
Madeline received her bachelor's degree in Health and Exercise Science from Syracuse University in 2014 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Maryland- Baltimore in 2018. She was a competitive gymnast from childhood through college, which sparked her interested in movement science, physical therapy, and Pilates. Madeline became a certified Pilates instructor in 2013 through Potomac Pilates and still currently subs classes at Rock the Reformer in Highlands Ranch, CO. She loves incorporating Pilates into her practice and believes core strengthening is essential to the rehab process.
Madeline just moved to Colorado from Maryland in November 2018, and has been enjoying the sunshine, friendly people, and limitless outdoor activities. You can find her after work cheering on the Syracuse basketball team, working out at Orangetheory, or exploring the Denver food scene. Madeline is so excited to have joined the Cherry Creek Wellness Center team and can't wait to make an impact on her patients' lives.
Amanda graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, IL in 2016 and previously earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2012. She enjoys working with the neurological population to improve function and increase independence, which includes clients with Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, and previous strokes. Amanda has been certified by the American Institute of Balance in Vestibular Rehabilitation as well as Evidence Based Concussion to treat those with dizziness, vertigo, and/or imbalance. She is also a trained clinician in LSVT BIG, which is commonly used for people with Parkinson's or other neurological conditions that have created challenges to mobility.
Amanda moved to Colorado from the Chicagoland area in 2016. She enjoys watching Chicago sports, as well as hiking, biking & camping. She looks forward to continuing to explore Colorado in her free time.
Eric Schweitzer is a Board Certified Doctor of Physical Therapy and a certified manual therapist with 18 years experience. He owned a successful orthopedic physical therapy practice for over a decade in Florida before deciding Colorado would be his home.
Dr. Schweitzer was a professor at the University of South Florida, has lectured at several national academic conferences, including the 2017 University of Florida Running Medicine Conference, and has written several textbook chapters on physical therapy related topics. Dr. Schweitzer specializes in sports injuries (epecially shoulder, knee and ankle), running injuries, and back and neck pain.
He enjoys hiking, running, yoga and backpacking the world in his free time.
Women's Health Specialist
Becky graduated from Purdue University in 2012 with a bachelor’s in General Health Sciences. This allowed her to obtain her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis in 2017. From her program, she was awarded the Community Health Network Contributor Award for her service for the betterment of her PT program and classmates. She is currently Herman & Wallace Level 1 certified to treat pelvic floor dysfunction and McKenzie Institute Part A certified for low back pain.
She found her passion for treating pelvic floor dysfunction early in her PT school career when she learned how underserved the pelvic floor population is. She hopes to continue the pelvic floor continuing education courses in the near future to better serve this group. She best prefers a combination of therapeutic exercises and manual techniques to progress her patients of all diagnoses.
Becky moved to Colorado from her home state of Indiana to pursue her career, and be able to enjoy more outdoor recreational activities year-round. She runs recreationally and has completed one full marathon, as well as plays volleyball and swims. She also is excited to continue learning about hiking, skiing, rock climbing, and more. She recently married her husband in 2016, and is excited to experience Colorado in her free time with him.
Women's Health Specialist, Clinic Manager
Amy graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland in 2006 and earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009. During her time at PITT, Amy was trained in pelvic floor physical therapy and has since completed specialized post-graduate training on the core and pelvic floor.
In addition to this specialty, Amy has advanced training in disorders of the spine, pelvis, knee, hip, pain associated with pregnancy and post-partum, and dry needling. Amy's treatment philosophy emphasizes treating the whole person and to consider the big picture when addressing musculoskeletal pain. She loves being a part of patients' recovery from injury, educating patients on how their body works and how to help it work better for them with an individualized exercise program and manual therapy approach.
Amy has a passion for cooking, travel, and exploring the Colorado outdoors with her husband and three children. In her spare time, she relaxes with a good book, a strong coffee, and restorative 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.
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.