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West Jordan | South Jordan | Draper | Riverton
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Sandy | South Bangerter | Cottonwood Heights | Saratoga Springs | Murray
Mike Mathews, DPT, CSCS
Director, Member APTA
Mike graduated from the University of Utah with his doctorate in May 2011 and worked in RPT’s Riverton office since graduation. He now directs the Cottonwood Heights office. He enjoys providing orthopedic and sports medicine services in the Cottonwood Heights area.
Mike played collegiate baseball at the University of the Pacific and the University of Utah. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and has experience training professional athletes in various disciplines, especially throwing athletes. With his background, Mike now works developing and directing RPT’s growing sports performance division. Mike also enjoys spending time with his wife and participating in all sports, especially hunting and mountain biking.
Davis Timpson, DPT
Davis graduated from the University of Utah with his doctorate degree in May 2018 and joined the Cottonwood heights office shortly after graduating. He is a familiar face with RPT, however having worked in the Sandy office beginning in 2009 as an aide and exercise specialist. He is thrilled to have been able to come back as a physical therapist upon graduation. He has always enjoyed the orthopedic aspect of physical therapy and the diversity that it provides. He is excited to continue working in the field to help people return to doing the things they love most. He finds it to be a huge personal reward being a part of the rehabilitation process.
Davis grew up in Sandy, Utah and tries to take advantage of the local recreation as much as possible. Hiking and biking with his wife and two young children are among his favorite activities. Davis also likes to play soccer, golf and ski in his spare time
Michael Tobler, DPT
Michael graduated from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in December 2018. While there, his focus of
Michael grew up in Payson, Utah. He enjoys seeking out local recreational, culinary, and entertainment experiences. He has a love for soccer, having played his whole life, and now enjoys competing in powerlifting and cycling. His greatest joy comes from spending time in the kitchen and playing games with his wife and stepdaughter.
Joshua Harward, MPT
Director, Member APTA
Josh Harward graduated from the University of Utah in 2003 with a Masters of Physical Therapy degree. Upon completion of his studies, he and his family moved to Arizona where he worked in an outpatient orthopedic clinic for five years. He also had the opportunity to work in an orthopedic specialty hospital for four years while there. He returned to Utah in July 2008 and has been with RPT since that time. Josh was promoted to clinic director of our Draper clinic when it opened in 2010.
He enjoys spending time with family and playing golf in his spare time.
Morgan Hartmann, DPT
Morgan Hartmann graduated with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of St. Augustine School for Health Sciences in San Diego, CA in 2015. She is excited to work in the outpatient orthopedic setting to put her manual therapy passion into practice. She also loves the variety of working at Lone Peak Hospital in the inpatient setting. Morgan comes from a military family and has spent her years in Nebraska, North Dakota, Montana, Virginia, Texas, Florida, and California before moving to Utah. She is happy to be living in Utah to enjoy all the outdoor activities it has to offer. Morgan enjoys skiing, hiking, running, dirt biking, rock climbing, and camping with friends.
Michael Smith, DPT
Michael Smith graduated from the University of Utah in 2016 with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Following graduation he started working with RPT in the Draper clinic and has been with them ever since. He loves physical therapy and working in the areas of sports medicine and orthopedic rehabilitation. He is a native of Utah, grew up in Cottonwood Heights and graduated from Brighton High School. In his spare time Michael enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, competing with a local men’s soccer team, and playing pickleball.
Cristina Cerrone, DPT
Lone Peak Hospital In-Patient/Acute Care
Alex Mecham, DPT
Director, Member APTA
Alex Mecham graduated from the University of St. Augustine School for Health Sciences in San Diego, CA. in 2013 Alex was eager to return to his native Utah where he joined RPT following graduation. Alex is excited to be working in Lone Peak Hospital doing inpatient physical therapy. He also works serving the out-patient population in the Draper clinic.
Alex enjoys the outdoors, including camping and hiking with his family.
Jordan Shaw, DPT
Jordan graduated from the University of Utah’s Physical Therapy program in May of 2017. She worked for a short time at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in both acute and inpatient neurologic rehabilitation settings before joining RPT’s inpatient team at Lone Peak Hospital. Jordan is very passionate about acute care and loves the PT profession. Besides physical therapy, Jordan’s hobbies are scuba diving, canyoneering, reading sci-fi and fantasy books, and camping and hiking with her husband.
Ryan Elder, OTRL
Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife and children, playing guitar, being outdoors, and reading.
Paul Kezerian, DPT
Jared Fullmer, DPT
DIRECTOR, Member APTA
Jared graduated from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in December 2015 and immediately began his career with RPT. His clinical experiences included a variety of settings, but focused specifically on outpatient orthopedics. Jared loves working with patients with orthopedic conditions and getting to know and work with all kinds of people. Jared is excited to be working for a company that promotes individualized care for every patient. His hobbies include road and mountain biking, playing sports, and spending time with his wife and three daughters.
Brian “Buck” Wike PT, DPT, CSCS
Buck received his doctorate in physical therapy from The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. He was in the first graduating class of bridge students in April 2017, which transitions physical therapist assistants to physical therapists. He then passed the national board and received his license from the state of Utah in July 2017. Buck has been a physical therapist aid and exercise specialist since 2003. He received his certified strength and conditioning specialist in 2006 from the national strength and conditioning association. He has over 8 years’ experience in the clinical setting as a physical therapist assistant while utilizing his certification in strength and conditioning. He is excited to join the RPT team as a physical therapist. His love for orthopedic and sport specific injury rehabilitations is demonstrated every day through his understanding and knowledge of the human body and its interaction with functional movements. He feels the best approach for healing is treating the whole person and providing the knowledge to continue improving and detour further injuries.
In his off time, he enjoys being with his family, hiking, biking, fishing, and camping. His hobbies include Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training, bonsai tree keeping, other horticultural care, and tropical fish keeping.
Bruce Applegate, PT
Director, Member APTA
A native of the state of Utah, Bruce graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 1995. After
Carol Beck, DPT
Branden Jorgensen, DPT
Branden graduated from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ in 2014 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He had previously been employed as an aide for RPT, and was excited to return as a PT following graduation. Through his education, he was able to gain experience with performing running evaluations and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilizations. Branden is excited to be working with various orthopedic and sports related injuries, as well as the inpatient population at Lone Peak Hospital.
Branden enjoys spending time with his family, anything outdoors, and training for and racing triathlons.
Brad Pulsipher, DPT, OCS
Director, Member APTA
Brad graduated from the University of Utah in 2012 with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He started his career in an orthopedic/sports medicine setting. Brad started at RPT in 2013 and enjoys working for a company that provides effective, evidence-based care, that truly cares about its patients. In 2015 Brad was promoted to the position of Director in RPT’S South Bangerter Clinic. His love for sports and physical activity, combined with his fascination of the complex human body, make his career as a physical therapist truly enjoyable. Brad strives to individualize each patient’s care and works hard to get them back to their best condition possible, as quickly as possible. He has a particular interest in treating back and neck conditions, but enjoys all aspects of orthopedic care. Brad is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and is also certified in dry needling.
Some of Brad’s favorite activities include participating in and training for triathlons, as well as a wide variety of indoor and outdoor sports. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with his family. Brad is fluent in Spanish.
Brent Miller, MPT
Brent graduated from the Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Utah in 1999 and has worked for RPT since that time. He enjoys the one on one interaction with patients that his work provides. Brent gets great satisfaction by helping patients restore their health and improve their quality of life. In addition to providing patient care in the Sandy clinic, Brent acts as the current director of RPT’s industrial and workplace safety program. This program includes the administration of functional capacity evaluations, pre-employment screening, and ergonomic assessments. Additionally, Brent speaks Spanish fluently.
When he is not working, Brent enjoys spending time with his family, running, golfing and most other outdoor activities.
Stephanie Shew, DPT
Stephanie received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Utah in 2013, and has worked with RPT since graduation. Prior to attending graduate school, she worked with RPT as an aide and an exercise specialist. RPT was excited to add her as a PT when she completed her studies. Stephanie enjoys the “team” approach to patient treatment that RPT provides. During her schooling, Stephanie had the privilege of receiving orthopedic experience in Utah, Oregon, and California. Stephanie oversees and conducts RPT’s aquatic physical therapy program each week. She has additional training in performing running analysis and has a passion for orthopedics. In the future Stephanie would like to focus on Pilates-based care.
As a Utah native, she enjoys spending time outdoors including rock climbing, skiing, hiking, running, and biking in her spare time.
Stan K. Hirai, PT
Stan Hirai graduated from the Division of Physical Therapy at the University of Utah in 1991 and has worked for RPT since graduating. In the past, Stan has worked for RPT in various capacities including clinic director. Currently, Stan is a member of the Board of Directors for RPT. Stan has enjoyed working with Skyline High School by providing physical therapy services for the Eagles since 1995.
Stan is an integral part of RPT’s industrial and workplace safety division. He is certified to perform ergonomic assessments, pre-employment screening services for the trucking, financial services and oil and gas drilling industries.
Stan enjoys spending time camping, bicycle riding, fly fishing and golfing.
Travis Felix, DPT
MATT HOBBS, DPT
Director, Member APTA
Mike DePola, DPT, OCS
DIRECTOR, Member APTA
Mike DePola is a graduate of the University of Utah Physical Therapy class of 2012. He began working for RPT as an aide in 2007 and after graduation he began his Physical Therapy career in the West Jordan office. Providing Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine services are where his interests lie.
Mike was born and raised in the Salt Lake Valley and enjoys many of the sporting and outdoor activities that the area allows. Rock climbing and mountain biking are his favorite activities, but also enjoys playing most sports and hiking. He also enjoys taking his family on backpacking and camping trips throughout Utah and surrounding states. Mike understands how important sports and recreation are in assuring a high quality of life and strives to get his patients back to participating in the activities they love.
Bret Cummings, DPT
Bret graduated from Touro University Nevada in July 2019. He first began his career with RPT as a physical therapist assistant in 2008. With encouragement from the company and his family, he returned to school to receive his Doctor of Physical Therapy. With the great relationship he had with RPT, he returned to work for them to continue and advance his career. He has a special interest in treating orthopedic conditions for those who have had surgical procedures. He also has an interest in treating headaches and balance/vestibular conditions. He enjoys being a part of the team at RPT providing advanced, personalized care to his patients with helping them return to the things they love.
Bret has been active in the community with providing service to youth groups, wheelchair basketball associations, and volunteering services to promote healthcare within the community.
Bret has lived most of his life in Utah and enjoys spending as much time outside as possible. He prefers being in the mountains with multi day hiking and camping. He has played many sports with main interests in soccer, baseball, and skiing. He especially enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids and experiencing life with them.
Drew Norwood, MPT
Director, Member APTA
Drew Norwood has been a physical therapist since August 2000. He graduated with a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in Dallas, Texas and has been working for RPT since that time. In March 2005, RPT opened a new South Jordan location and Drew was promoted to become the director of this clinic.
Drew is a native of Utah and went to Bingham High School. He has the opportunity and privilege of covering Bingham High School sports since 2000. Drew enjoys furthering his knowledge and has attended many continuing education courses dealing with sports and running related injuries, and rehabilitation for the shoulder, hip, knee, ankle and lumbar spine. He has also attended courses teaching kinesiotaping techniques, and functional and dynamic stretching techniques as well.
Drew enjoys the accomplishment of running and enjoys participating in half marathons and relay races. He has a desire to help people overcome their injuries and get back to their normal recreational and daily activities. Drew enjoys playing all varieties of sports, mountain biking, hiking and being with his family.
Mckinzy Bath, DPT, CHT
Mckinzy graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University in 2011. Prior to attending graduate school, Mckinzy worked in the field of physical therapy as an aide since 2004. In 2013, she became a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner and enjoys using the skills she learned to help patients achieve their highest potential. In 2018, Mckinzy received her board certification to become a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). She also specializes in making custom splints for patients with various conditions including arthritis, tendon injuries and carpal tunnel. Mckinzy has worked primarily with orthopedic patients and enjoys the complexity of working on shoulder, elbow and hand injuries.
Mckinzy enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters playing in the outdoors snowboarding, boating, camping, and riding ATVs.
Alexandria Straup, DPT
Alex graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Utah in May of 2017 and then later passed the National Physical Therapy Exam and received her license in July 2017. Alex has always been fascinated by the human body and understanding how it works. She loves orthopedic physical therapy and puts her knowledge and experience to use each and everyday to help individuals recover from various types of injuries. She is excited to be part of the RPT team, since RPT was where she always went when recovering from her own sport injuries growing up. In her free time, Alex enjoys shooting archery, playing softball, and hanging out with her husband.
Steven Jackson, DPT
Steven is passionate about sports and sports medicine and has had the opportunity to work with and rehabilitate athletes at all levels of competition ranging from little league and high school to professional and international/Olympic. He was a member of the sports medicine team during the 2017 HSBC Rugby 7 World Cup in Las Vegas. Rugby is his favorite sport, but he enjoys watching and playing all sports. Steven also enjoys spending time with his family and enjoying the outdoors.
Jeanne Lajom, PT
Jeanne graduated from De La Salle University and has received her pelvic floor certification through the APTA, having specialized training in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders for both male and female. She has enjoyed being part of the RPT family since 2002. She has a passion for learning and attending continuing education courses in the areas of incontinence, prolapse, pelvic pain, visceral mobilizations, and many more. An exciting thing she loves about being a physical therapist is that one has the opportunity to keep growing through learning to be able to provide great care and allow people to do what they love to do. She loves to advance her manual skills learning taping techniques, manual mobilizations and IASTM, as well as language skills as she learns sign language to be able to serve more people.
She enjoys providing one-on-one personalized care in the clinic and in peoples homes as well as she does home care.
Most of all Jeanne enjoys spending time with her family – with a loving husband and four darling daughters, traveling, camping, gardening and just being together. She just absolutely loves being a mother.
Greg Baker, DPT
Director, Member APTA
Greg graduated from the University of Utah with a Masters of Physical Therapy in 2003. In 2007, he returned to further his education at the University of Utah, receiving a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). He has a long work history with RPT, where he began working as a physical therapy aide in 1999. Following graduation from the University of Utah, he started his career as a physical therapist in the West Jordan office. He later became the director of home health services for RPT, in addition to his duties in the West Jordan clinic. In 2008, Greg was promoted to the position of director in RPT’s Riverton office. While in Riverton, he served the community by donating many hours of his personal time over a three year period, providing sports medicine services for Riverton High School’s athletic programs. In 2011, Greg returned to the West Jordan clinic as director .
Greg has strong clinical skills in orthopedic, sports medicine, and home health. He enjoys treating a variety of conditions, some of which include vertigo, rib dysfunction, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, as well as shoulder and knee injuries.
Greg enjoys spending time in the outdoors camping with his wife and children.
Britten Hanson, DPT
Britten graduated from the University of Utah with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in Spring 2018 after completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science in December 2014 at Brigham Young University. After graduating from the U of U, he worked part-time in acute care and part-time in outpatient physical therapy. Britten was drawn to physical therapy by a desire to help people become the best version of themselves. He feels lucky to have the opportunity to help people enjoy their lives to the fullest and reach their goals. Britten is blessed to be married to his incredible wife and to have two kids at home. In his free time, he loves spending time with his family, playing basketball, staying active, and cheering on his Utah Jazz.
Chantel Myers, DPT
Chantel Myers graduated from Rocky Mountain University of Health Profession with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. While at Rocky Mountain University, she was the Class Historian and participated in various community activities including: Stepping-On; a fall prevention program, a service trip to Malawi, Africa, and the Utah Special Olympics. Prior to RPT, Chantel worked in an orthopedic/sports medicine setting in Texas. Her interests are sports, manual therapy, and the outpatient rehabilitation needs of every patient population.
Chantel is a Utah native and enjoys watching and playing sports, spending time with family and friends, and pursing items on her bucket list
Alicia Johnson, DPT
Alicia graduated from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in December 2018. She loves helping people through physical therapy to relieve pain, improve confidence, and get back to the things they love. While in school, she enjoyed serving through Stepping On, a fall prevention program for senior citizens, and a service trip to Malawi, Africa. Alicia played collegiate soccer at Southern Virginia University, which drives her passion to work with athletes. Alicia grew up in Las Vegas, NV. She enjoys spending time with her husband, rock climbing, and playing soccer.