PHYSICAL THERAPY TECH/ FRONT OFFICE ASSISTANT
PROUD COLORADO INDEPENDENT BUSINESS
Michael, (an original owner
at Impact Sports
Performance and Synapse
Physical Therapy) a
Certified Athletic Trainer
and Certified Strength and
Conditioning Specialist, bring
s 22 years of experience in
the field of sports medicine
and rehabilitation to Synapse.
A native of Chicago,
Michael has been fortunate
to work with all levels of athletes from the weekend warrior to professional athletes. Prior to this he was an Athletic Trainer with the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL for 6 years, additionally he has worked with teams from the NBA, MLB, MLS and NFL.
He continues to serve as the Director of Medical Services for USA Rugby, a role he has held since 2005. He has taken part in the last 2 Rugby World Cups in 2007 and 2011. He also serves on the Sports Medicine & Science Committee for US Figure Skating. Michael has been active with legislation in the athletic training profession. He also teaches courses in anatomy and rehabilitation throughout the country and serves as an expert witness in sports medicine and head injuries. Michael received a B.S. degree in Athletic Training from Southern Illinois University and a M.S. degree in Sports Medicine and Exercise Physiology from the University of Illinois.
Michael and his wife Amy, a physician at the Children's Hospital Colorado, reside in Aurora and enjoy spending time with their triplets and their twins.
Priya is our new office manager.
She is originally from
the Laurentien's, Canada.
She moved to Atlanta, GA
in 1999 and there she obtained
her degree in Psychology from
Georgia State University.
and experienced many different
customer/patient focused work
After 18 years of living as a "southern bell" she decided it was time to move on to bigger and better things. She recently moved to Colorado and is loving her new life here and working for Synapse. At Synapse Physical Therapy, Priya is excited to be part of the team! She is also very eager to help patients with their care plans, while watching their quality of life improve. During Priya's free time she hangs out with her boyfriend and 2 doggies. So far Priya is thoroughly enjoying all Colorado has to offer with the varieties of places to dine, along with the beautiful weather and breathtaking view of the Rocky Mountains.
Nicole has been a physical
therapist practicing in an
sports setting for almost
10 years. She is originally
from Ohio and graduated
from the University of
Toledo in 2006 with a
Masters in Physical
Therapy. Due to her
commitment to learning
and providing the highest level of patient care, she obtained her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2012. She attended Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago Illinois, while continuing to work full-time in a leading orthopedic practice.
Nicole has always been active in sports including soccer, basketball, softball, and running. She became a physical therapist due to her passion for helping athletes recover from sports injuries. She specializes in treating a variety of orthopedic conditions including but not limited to: post-surgical, athletic, and overuse injuries. Additionally she works collaboratively with patients, parents, and coaches of athletes to help prevent future athletic injuries. In physical therapy treatments, Nicole places an emphasis on manual therapy techniques including dry needling and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, coupled with individualized exercise programs and patient education to ensure long-term success for her patients.
Outside of work Nicole enjoys teaching yoga, traveling, climbing 14ers, hiking, weight lifting, running, skiing, and other outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer.
Max Fabricant is born
and raised in Phoenix, Arizona.
From 2013-2015 he played
college baseball at
South Mountain Community College.
From there he got an opportunity
to finish his playing career at
Regis University. From 2015-2017
Max finished his playing career
at Regis. Max is still an undergraduate student studying health and exercise science and plans on graduating in the spring 2018 semester. Furthermore, Max wants to pursue a career in Physical Therapy.
ANHNHI TRAN, PT, DPT
STAFF PHYSICAL THERAPIST
ANDREW STEWART, PT, DPT
CLINIC COORDINATOR - PROMENADE
Promenade (303) 593-0696
Superior (720) 388-8380
PHYSICAL THERAPY TECH
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
At Synapse Physical Therapy, we care about your return to your everyday activities pain free! At Synapse we use the best equipment along with the best therapists to diagnose your condition. Whether you need to rehabilitate from a surgical procedure, bounce back from a fall resulting in sprains or breaks, or need an evaluation from a recent injury, we can help you. We believe in what's best for you and your prompt return to a healthy lifestyle. You can trust that Synapse Physical Therapy will take care of you.
OWNER, DIRECTOR OF REHABILITATION
MacKenna is a recent graduate
of Ottawa University in Kansas.
She played on the soccer team
for all 4 years of her career.
A Colorado native and long time
client of Impact Sports and patient
at Synapse PT, she has a clear
understanding of our patient's needs
and has loads of empathy for the
Paige was born
in Broomfield, Colorado
and graduated in May 2017
from Adams State University.
There she received her degree
in Healthcare Administration
and Small Business Management.
She played softball
at Legacy High School
and won 2 State Championships.
Paige also trained at Impact Sports while she was in high school. She then continued to play softball at Adams State all 4 years and is now looking forward to helping athletes.
PHYSICAL THERAPY TECH & OFFICE ASSISTANT
Anhnhi is a Canadian native, who
made her way to South Florida
on a Division-1 soccer scholarship
at Florida Atlantic University.
There, she completed her B.S in
Exercise Science and Health
Promotion. Not wanting to leave
the year-long summer, she continued her studies in Florida and earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Nova Southeastern University.
Anhnhi enjoys treating patients of all impairments but growing up playing a variety of sports, she has a passion for treating athletes and sports related injuries. To supplement her skills, she continued her studies and obtained her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification through the NSCA. Anhnhi's treatment style emphasizes individualized care, treating each diagnosis based on specific patient goals and activities.
Eventually being drawn back to nature and the outdoors, Anhnhi moved to Colorado in July 2016. In her free time, she enjoys working out, hiking, snowboarding, and finding new adventures.
Andrew Stewart is
a Chicago native
who grew up in the
south suburbs of
Chicago. From the
age of 5 he has
and hockey; however
once he reached high-school he focused
on soccer year round and recently joined an entry level rugby team to try on something new.
He graduated from Bradley University with a Health Science major and continued at Bradley for his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2014. While attending school he also coached the Special Olympic swim team for 4 years and taught children with cerebral palsy, downs syndrome, and autism how to swim at an elite level.
After graduating he moved out to Colorado to enjoy the mountains year round with hiking, cycling, and snowboarding.
In the clinic Andrew enjoys treating patients of all ages and backgrounds to return them to what they love doing using treatments backed by research. Areas of interest include sports injuries, orthopedic (both surgical and nonsurgical), vestibular, and pediatric.