Dr. Tyler J Ready
PT, DPT, Dip. Osteopractic, Cert VRS, Graston Certified, Clinic Owner/Director
Dr. Tyler Ready is in his 8th year of practice after receiving his Clinical Doctoral degree from the University of Colorado, School of Medicine. He has gone on to complete his diploma in Osteopractic Physical Therapy through the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy. This is a prestigious diploma that less than 100 Physical Therapists hold throughout the world. This advanced post-doctoral diploma has been a culmination of 5 years of continuing coursework in advanced Spinal and Extremity Manipulation (Cert-SMT), Dry Needling (Cert-DN), differential diagnosis, and treatment for patients with complex spine and extremity conditions. Tyler obtained a certification as a Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist (VSR) and is a certified Graston provider. Although his clinical interests are broad, he most enjoys treating patients suffering from chronic headaches, complex spine pathologies, and sports and overuse injuries. Tyler is passionate about teaching, and mentors numerous clinical doctorate students each year. That passion has led to speaking engagements to doctoral students on the topic of business entrepreneurship in private practice and leadership in our profession. Outside of the clinic he enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 young daughters, staying involved in the fitness community, and enjoying the beautiful mountains of Colorado.
PT, DPT, PhD, SCS, ATC, CSCS, FAAOMPT
Michael has been practicing physical therapy for 39 years with specialization in Orthopedics and manual therapy with an expertise in sports injury rehabilitation and exercise prescription. Along with being the owner of the Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club Physical Therapy, Michael has been responsible for the injury evaluation and rehabilitation for professional (Phoenix Suns, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets), collegiate (University of Michigan, Denver University, Western Arizona), high school and recreational athletes throughout his career. Michael is a Professor Emeritus from Regis University where he founded the Doctoral of Physical Therapy Program. He worked for 20 years as professor at Regis teaching Biomechanics, Manual Therapy, Musculoskeletal Management and Business Management
Along with his Physical Therapy Degree from University of Michigan and Doctoral Physical Therapy from Regis University, he is a Fellow of American Academy Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy, Certified Sports Specialist by the APTA, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA, a Certified Athletic Trainer through the NATA, Certified Vestibular Specialist, Certified through the Titlist Performance Institute and a Certified Intramuscular Stimulation Instructor. He has a Ph.D. with a cognate in biomechanics with his dissertation titled “Instructional strategies for prevention of shoulder injuries associated with baseball pitching.” He has given more than 170 professional presentations nationally, have taken more than 90 continuing education courses, and have numerous publications pertaining to the biomechanics of orthopedic dysfunction and exercise programs.
Michael has been a recognized leader as being elected as President of the Colorado Athletic Trainers Association, Vice President of the Colorado Chapter of APTA, and has served on numerous national professional committees along serving chairs of multiple Colorado APTA Chapter committees. He is a two time recipient of the Bob Doctor Service Award from the Colorado Chapter of APTA for his outstanding service to the clinical community. Michael has also received prestigious inductions into Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society and Cherry Creek High School’s Baseball Hall of Fame.
Finally, Michael also models an active life filled with his passions as a sports enthusiast. He plays competitive tennis, golf and enjoys skiing, fly fishing and hiking with Janet, his wife of 33 years. He is the proud father of a 30-year-old. son Sean (A Gonzaga Graduate who teaches French and coaches high school tennis) and a 28-year-old. daughter Jenna (A Colorado State Graduate who is teaching Social Studies and Spanish along with coaching at Powel Middle School in Littleton, CO.) He has worked as a handicapped ski instructor, a sports coach in various areas including golf coach for 15 years at Meadow Hills Golf Club, a baseball pitching instructor and as a wellness instructor for numerous groups.
Alyson graduated in 2009 from Loma Linda University in Southern California with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. After graduating, she became certified as a strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) with an interest in kettlebells. With 8 years of clinical experience in outpatient orthopedic settings, she has treated a wide range of conditions from sports injuries and everyday impairments to post-operative rehabilitation. Alyson helps her clients attain their goals through a variety of manual therapy techniques and therapeutic exercises to address dysfunctional movement patterns that contribute to pain and impairments. She seeks to empower her clients to be active and strong even after they move on from physical therapy. Alyson was raised in Colorado and comes from a sports background. She enjoys hiking, spending time with family, and cheering on Colorado’s professional sports teams.
PT, DPT, CSCS, ATC
Dr. Erin Wood graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, FL in 2015. Prior to that, she worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at the University of Mississippi, working primarily with the cross country, women’s golf, and women’s tennis teams. She received her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from Kansas State University. Dr. Wood is currently preparing to take her board specialty examination in orthopedics in 2019, and she enjoys working with patients with all types of orthopedic injuries. She utilizes a combined approach of manual therapy, exercise, and patient education to help her patients achieve their goals, and her clinical interests also include women’s health and pain science education. While at home, Erin enjoys spending time with her infant son, her husband, and their German Shepherd, and as new Denver residents, they are looking forward to exploring all the city has to offer.
A native to Colorado, Chris graduated from Barry University in Miami, Florida in 2010 and spent a couple years working with high school and collegiate athletes in Miami, before moving back to Colorado, when he made the switch from working in athletics to physical therapy. In 2016 Chris graduated with his associates in physical therapy assistant. Chris enjoys using the combination of manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, and patient education to help his patients reach their goals. In an ongoing desire to improve his skills as a clinician Chris is currently studying functional physical therapy. As a native Chris enjoys being outdoors; hiking, camping, trail running and playing soccer.