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Located in the Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa, the Avon physical therapists optimize use of our clinic space, as well as hotel amenities including the fitness center and salt water pool for your treatment. Our resort location provides a sense of retreat for our locals and is ideal for destination ...

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MEET OUR PHYSICAL THERAPY STAFF

Elysse Schmidt

PT, DPT

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Elysse grew up in California before receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science from NAU in Flagstaff, Arizona. She then moved to Vail in 2014 to pursue a career in Physical Therapy, receiving her Doctorate degree from the University of Colorado - Denver in 2017. Upon graduation, she returned to the mountains to begin practicing. She is inspired by the body's ability to heal itself, and enjoys treating patients of all ages with specific exercise prescription and manual therapy techniques. In her free time she enjoys river rafting, skiing and staying active with her adopted dog.

Erin Levy

PT, DPT, OCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Erin grew up in Ohio and is an Ohio State Buckeye graduating with an Exercise Science degree. She attended Regis University in Denver, CO to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree in 2010. She headed straight to the mountains to start her career with Howard Head Sports Medicine in 2010 and has been here ever since. Erin transitioned from the main Vail clinic to the Avon clinic in 2016. Erin is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist and certified in trigger point dry needling. She has a special interest in lower extremity injuries, the return to sport aspect of rehab, and the injured runner. In her spare time Erin loves to spend time outdoors with her husband and their two dogs.

Colleen Rynn

PT, DPT, SCS, STOTT Pilates

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

Colleen grew up in Detroit and received her undergraduate degree in pre-physical therapy from the University of Dayton. In 2008, Colleen earned her doctorate degree in physical therapy from Northwestern University. She then moved to California for the opportunity to work in a large outpatient, orthopedic setting before returning to Detroit to work in sports medicine. Colleen joined Howard Head Sports Medicine in 2013 and now manages the Avon, Beaver Creek, and Edwards locations. Colleen is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy and a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor. Her main areas of focus include: the treatment of surgical and nonsurgical spine, hip and knee injuries, dry needling and the injured runner.

David Kurbatsky

PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS

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PHYSICAL THERAPIST BIO

David received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2016. He then completed sports residency training at University of Southern California and fellowship training at Fairview Health Services. David gained additional training and experience by providing rehabilitative services and sideline coverage at Dorsey High School, Pepperdine University, and University of Minnesota Men’s and Women’s Hockey. David is a Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist and he has special interests in hockey athletes, lower extremity injuries, post-surgical orthopedic rehabilitation, injury prevention, and pre-season screening. His treatment method focus on integrating evidence-based practice, promotion and education of proper movement strategies, individualized return-to-sport programming, and optimizing sports performance to help patients reach their goals. In his free time, David enjoys skiing, hockey, biking, hiking, camping, watching movies, and cooking.

CLINIC CONTACT INFORMATION

126 Riverfront Lane,
Avon, CO 81620

CANCELLATION POLICY

We kindly ask that you notify us no later than 24 hours in advance for all rescheduling and cancellations. Thank you.

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