Meet Our Staff

Administrative Staff

Michelle R. Congleton, MPT, CPI
CEO / CFO
Licensed Physical Therapist
Certified Pilates Instructor
Michelle is a Colorado Licensed Physical Therapist. She has practiced physical therapy for over 17 years and graduated from Western University of Health Sciences with a Master’s in Physical Therapy in 1995. Specializing in Pilates-Based Rehab, Michelle open two Pilates Rehab Centers in California beginning in 2000. She specialized in orthopedics and chronic pain rehabilitation for the past 10 years before selling her centers, relocating to Colorado and opening Windsor Physical Therapy at the Windsor Health Club in January 2010. Currently, Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy has grown to 5 locations including Windsor, Fort Collins, Johnstown, Loveland, and Front Range Pediatrics Associates in Greeley. In addition to physical therapy, Michelle has worked as a Certified Group Fitness Instructor and Certified Pilates Instructor for over 15 years. She has taught a wide variety of fitness classes over the years including Step Aerobics, Spinning, Pilates Mat and Reformer Classes, Body Works, Circuit Training and yoga. In addition to her work, Michelle enjoys biking, hiking, gardening, horseback riding and spending quality time with her two daughters.

 

 

Executive Director / Fort Collins Clinical Director 
Licensed Physical Therapist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Meggan is originally from Jackson, Wyoming and has lived in the Fort Collins area since 2004. Meggan received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming in 2004 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Health Science Center in 2008. Before joining Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy in fall of 2012, Meggan worked for two different outpatient clinics in Northern Colorado where she specialized in post-surgical knee and shoulders, along with spine injuries. She also worked at McKee hospital where she was able to gain experience working with many post traumatic injuries and acute post surgical patients. Meggan enjoys working with a wide variety of patients and injuries however her passion is car accidents and post-surgical cases. Meggan is eager to help people with injuries related to sports so that they can return to full activity level. Meggan is very active; participating in triathlons, endurance races, running, skiing, and snowboarding. In her free time Meggan loves to be outdoors with her husband, daughter and two dogs. Meggan also enjoys hosting and cooking for friends and family at her home for many various occasions.

 

 

Julie Swanson, CMBS
Billing Manager
Julie joined Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy in March of 2014. She was raised in Windsor, CO. Although Julie is from Colorado almost her entire family is from Nebraska, so she is a die hard Husker Girl! Julie graduated from the Institute of Business and Medical Careers with her Associate’s Degree in Allied Medical Health for Billing and Coding in 2012. Julie loves the physical therapy world of billing because she is able to work closely with the patients. Julie has enjoyed her time at Rocky Mountain Physical therapy and relationships she has built here. She looks forward to growing with Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy in the years to come. Outside of work Julie enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. Julie loves to be outdoors enjoying: camping, boating, water skiing, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

Christy Hill
Office Administrator
Billing Specialist
Christy joined Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy in February of 2016. She has lived in Colorado for over 28 years and is originally from Southern California. Christy has worked in the medical back office field for over 20 years mainly in medical coding and billing. She is excited to be in the front office now meeting and getting to know patient’s first hand. Christy will be celebrating her 20th wedding anniversary in June 2016 with her husband Jake. They have 5 children with ages from 9 to 22; 4 of which are still at home attending school. Christy is an avid music lover and enjoys live concerts especially. She is also a big sports fan, being a Denver Broncos season ticket holder she attends most all home games along with a few away games and even went to the most recent Super Bowl’s the Broncos have been in. She has a large pet “family” that she loves, loves spending time with friends and family, enjoys camping, boating, hiking, reading and traveling as much as possible.

 


Loveland Clinic

Johnstown Clinic

Will Thompson, PT, DPT
Licensed Physical Therapist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Certified Functional Dry Needling

Will is originally from North Platte, Nebraska and just recently moved to the Fort Collins area. He received his Bachelor’s in Exercise Science from the University of Wyoming in 2010 and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of South Dakota in 2015. Will completed clinical rotations in Vail, Colorado, and Salt Lake City, Utah, interning in sports medicine and outpatient orthopedics. Before joining Rocky Mountain in the spring of 2017, he worked at an outpatient clinic in Omaha, Nebraska, specializing in post-op rehab, spine and myofascial pain, and sports medicine. Will is certified in Trigger Point Dry Needling and Graston Technique for the treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal and soft tissue impairments. He believes in treating the patient as a whole using a combination of manual therapy and individualized exercise programs. In his free time Will enjoys exploring all of the great outdoor opportunities the Colorado Rocky Mountains offer, including snowboarding, hiking, biking, fishing, running, golfing, and backpacking.


Windsor Clinic

Amie Russell PT, DPT, ATC
Licensed Physical Therapist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Certified Functional Dry Needling

Amie is a Colorado Licensed Physical Therapist and Board Certified Athletic Trainer. Amie graduated with her degree in Kinesiology and Athletic Training from the University of Northern CO in 2001 and shortly after became the head Certified Athletic Trainer at a local high school in Loveland, CO for 4years. She then returned to school earning her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Health and Sciences Center in 2009. Prior to joining the Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy team, Amie worked at a Sports Medicine clinic in Northern CO working in general orthopedics. Amie enjoys treating a wide variety of patients; however, her passion is with Sports Medicine and treating all levels of athletes, especially the young athlete. She enjoys using her knowledge of PRI (Postural Restoration Institute) techniques with her patients to further improved their outcomes and reach their therapy goals. Outside of work, Amie enjoys spending time with her family, reading a good book, mountain sports, dancing, and challenging workouts!

 

 

Melissa Carman, MPT
Licensed Physical Therapist

Melissa is originally from a town just outside of St. Louis, Missouri.  She recently relocated to the Fort Collins area with her family in 2016. She attended Northern Illinois University where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree, while also routing for her Huskies as a collegiate cheerleader.  She continued her professional studies at NIU, graduating with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 2009.  She spent the majority of her time practicing at several outpatient clinics in the greater Chicagoland area. She has experience treating patients in a wide variety of settings including outpatient orthopedics, pediatrics, acute care, and in-patient rehab.  Her true passion is working with orthopedic, post-surgical and sport-related injuries. She enjoys seeing the progress each patient makes on their journey to return to their previous activity level and play.  Over the years, she has also expanded her knowledge through numerous education courses focusing on pain management and various manual therapy techniques. Her goal is to always treat patients as a whole and she believes developing a strong core is the key to every successful recovery. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family, exploring all Colorado has to offer from the local shops and breweries to the mountainous adventures.


Rebecca Paratore

Front Desk Coordinator / Aide 
Rebecca is a native from Fort Collins, CO. She attended Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, CO and received a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant in summer 2017. She has a passion for helping people heal their bodies and treating all levels of athletes. She enjoys hiking and boating with her two dogs during the summer, and during the winter she loves snowboarding in the mountains on the weekends.

Fort Collins Clinic 

Executive Director / Fort Collins Clinical Director 
Licensed Physical Therapist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Meggan is originally from Jackson, Wyoming and has lived in the Fort Collins area since 2004. Meggan received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming in 2004 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Health Science Center in 2008. Before joining Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy in fall of 2012, Meggan worked for two different outpatient clinics in Northern Colorado where she specialized in post-surgical knee and shoulders, along with spine injuries. She also worked at McKee hospital where she was able to gain experience working with many post traumatic injuries and acute post surgical patients. Meggan enjoys working with a wide variety of patients and injuries however her passion is car accidents and post-surgical cases. Meggan is eager to help people with injuries related to sports so that they can return to full activity level. Meggan is very active; participating in triathlons, endurance races, running, skiing, and snowboarding. In her free time Meggan loves to be outdoors with her husband, daughter and two dogs. Meggan also enjoys hosting and cooking for friends and family at her home for many various occasions.

 

 

Anna Siliciano, PT, DPT
Licensed Physical Therapist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Anna is a Colorado Licensed Physical Therapist.  She graduated from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA in 2010 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Anna has experience working with a  variety of patients including pediatrics, adult, geriatric, orthopedic, neurological and cardiac.  She has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient, rehab, and acute care.  Anna has clinical experience in manual therapy, pre and post-operative orthopedic treatment, neurological rehabilitation, return to sport and sport specific therapy.Anna attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT for her undergraduate degree in Psychology.  While there she played varsity ice hockey all four years.  Anna enjoys spending time with her husband, Chris and her two young sons.  She is a competitive triathlete/runner and has won races from 5ks to full Iron distance triathlons.

 

 

 

 

Sarah Baily PT, DPT
Licensed Physical Therapist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Certified Functional Dry Needling
Sarah is a Fort Collins native who graduated from Simmons College in Boston, MA in 2014 with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She spent several years working in an outpatient clinic in the Boston area before joining the Rocky Mountain team. She has experience treating a wide variety orthopedic conditions and has experience with adults, pediatrics, geriatrics, pre- and post- surgical cases, vestibular disorders, and spine patients. She has a particular interest in manual therapy and is certified in Graston IASTM technique and Functional Dry Needling. Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and friends, cooking (especially with home grown ingredients), and reading.

 

 

 

 

 

Jason Dooley, PTA
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
Jason is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico and moved to Arizona in 2001 before moving to Northern Colorado in February of 2017. He graduated from Pima Medical Institute in Mesa, Arizona with an Associate’s Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant in 2011. While pursuing his degree, Jason worked for 2 years as a PT Tech learning a wide variety of exercises to benefit his patients. Growing up as an athlete in individual and team sports, Jason has an appreciation for the recovery and preventive process. He has a personal approach to his patients and has adapted his hands on skills to help his patients reach their functional and personal goals. In his spare time, Jason likes to spend time with his wife and two young daughters, fly fish, as well as train for and compete in triathlons. He is a 2x Ironman finisher, a 3x Half-Ironman finisher, along with countless road running events.

 

 

 

 

 

Derick Page, PTA
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
Derick is a Colorado Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. He graduated from the College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing since 1996. Before joining Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy in March 2014, he practiced in outpatient settings in Cheyenne, WY and Roanoke, VA for the majority of his career. He is a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner and an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor. Outside of work Derick enjoys competing in triathlons, climbing 14ers with his wife, playing in the Blue Mountains in VA and commuting to work by bike.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sierra Evers-Hellmich, PTA
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
Sierra is originally from Northern California and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercises Physiology from California State University, Chico. She was a collegiate athlete in track and field where she was a Physical Therapy patient on several occasions. She moved to Colorado to pursue becoming a Physical Therapist Assistant at Concorde Career College, where she graduated in 2016. She has experience working in the outpatient setting where she has seen a variety of orthopedic diagnosis ranging from acute to chronic and post surgical. In her spare time Sierra enjoys the outdoors, photography, sports and living a healthy and fit lifestyle. She is excited to bring outstanding and compassionate care to all patients.

 

Esther Reynolds 
Front Desk Coordinator 

Front Range Pediatrics Therapy Associates
Greeley Clinic:

Lindsey Dowdy, PT, DPT
Licensed Physical Therapist
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Lindsey is a Colorado licensed physical therapist. She graduated from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas in 2014 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She began work the summer after she graduated in Rome, Georgia in an outpatient pediatric clinic. She learned so much there, working with a wide variety of diagnoses. She loves working with kids and appreciates the refreshingly innocent outlook they have on life. In early 2017, Lindsey moved to Colorado to fulfill her adventurous spirit since the southeast wasn’t quite fitting the bill. She looks forward to growing as part of the Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy and Front Range Pediatric Therapy Associates teams! Outside of work, Lindsey enjoys hiking, camping, and anything outdoors, as well as traveling, live music, taking pictures, crafting, and eating delicious food!

 

 

 

 

Brian Wright, PTA
Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant
Brian is a Greeley native, and graduated from Pima Medical Institute at the Denver campus in 2017 with an Associates Degree in Physical Therapy Assistant. He also has his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Northern Colorado in Sport and Exercise Science. He has experience with cancer rehabilitation, but enjoys all aspects of the rehabilitation process of a variety of diagnoses. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife, family, hiking, and outdoor sports.

 

Front Range Pediatrics Therapy Associates
Windsor Clinic:

Paige Anderson, PT, DPT
Clinical Director
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Paige grew up in Fort Collins, but spent the first part of her career as a Doctor of Physical Therapy practicing in San Diego, CA.  She moved back to her hometown and joined Rocky Mountain Physical Therapy in the Spring of 2017.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Psychology in 2011 and her Doctorate in 2015, both from the University of Colorado.  She has experience working with pediatric and adult populations with both neurologic and orthopedic conditions.  Paige loves the variety of working with patients with a wide age range and variable conditions that bring them to physical therapy.  She competed in several sports in high school, and especially enjoys working with adolescents to be able to return to their favorite activities.  Paige used to compete in rodeo and polo events, and continues to enjoy riding horses in her free time.  She also loves spending time with her family, including her energetic golden doodle.

 


 


Float Staff

Daniel Cantarini, MSPT
Licensed Physical Therapist
Certified Functional Dry Needling
Dan is a Colorado licensed physical therapist. He is a dual Canadian / US citizen, but was born and raised in California. He graduated from California State University Fresno in 2007 with his PT degree. After which he moved to the beautiful state of Colorado to pursue his career. He is specialized in treating sports/orthopedic related injuries from professional athletes to weekend warriors looking to get back outside. He was an assistant physical therapist for the Denver Cutthroat professional hockey team in 2011-12. He is certified in SASTM soft tissue mobilization, Kinesiotaping, and Functional Dry Needling. His passion is to use a biomechanical model to treat the source of pain and dysfunction rather than just treating the symptoms to ensure long term success. When Dan is not working he enjoys biking, playing golf, or head back to his native Canada for his hockey fix.

Testimonials

I completed a six week internship with RMPT, part of which I was with Rob in the Loveland office. Rob is an extremely knowledgeable, professional, and caring DPT. I thoroughly enjoyed my time learning the trade from him. I highly recommend this office for your physical therapy needs. -Chelsey, Loveland (Google Review 5stars)


I recently completed a six week internship with RMPT. I spent most of it with Amie and Jess in the Windsor clinic. They both are extremely knowledgeable, compassionate, and well rounded. I highly recommended using RMPT for all of your therapy needs. Chelsey, Windsor (Google Review 5stars)

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