Promenade (303) 593-0696
Superior (720) 388-8380
Dave is originally from Chicago, IL.
He attended the
University of Evansville and
played soccer there.
He also spent some time
with the Chicago Fire Reserves
and National Team.
Dave enjoys using his
sporting expertise to help
athletes recover faster
and get stronger. He is looking to pursue a career as an orthopedic physician assistant.
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.
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.
PHYSICAL THERAPY TECH
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
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
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.
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
NATALIE MARKLAND, PT, DPT, ATC
STAFF PHYSICAL THERAPIST
Natalie moved to Colorado
at the age of 7. She grew up
in the Broomfield/Lafayette area
and graduated from
Peak to Peak Charter School.
She ventured to Oregon
to play DIII soccer
at George Fox University.
While studying to become
an Athletic Trainer, Natalie found her passion in working closely with athletes one-on-one and decided to pursue a career in Physical Therapy. After graduating with her Bachelor’s in Athletic Training and becoming a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), she worked as a physical therapy aide at local CO clinic. During this time, she also studied for and received her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification. Natalie then attended Creighton University in Omaha, NE where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017.
Natalie enjoys working with all types of patients and injuries, especially athletes. She has a passion for treating the whole person, finding and fixing the causes of injuries, and implementing patient goals in the process. Natalie is a former Impact Athlete and former Synapse Patient, making her an even better fit as a PT at Synapse Physical Therapy.
In her free time, she loves running, cycling, snowboarding, hiking 14ers, traveling, and hanging out with her family and two golden retrievers.
PHYSICAL THERAPY TECH