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.