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Hollie and Terri met in 2011 and discovered they shared a passion in pelvic health and oncology rehabilitation. They created N2 Physical Therapy with a goal of having an organization owned and directed by physical therapists that combines an evidenced-based and “whole person” approach to patient care. N2 Physical Therapy is proud to have teams that excel at what they do, and a passion for helping others.

Therapists

Hollie Neujahr

Hollie Neujahr / Owner/Founder, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, CMTPT

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Hollie is the owner of N2 Physical Therapy, LLC and has been a Physical Therapist since 2009 after receiving her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.  She has also completed her Master’s in Business Adminstration from the University of Colorado Denver, and her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Minor in Psychology from University of Nebraska at Omaha. Hollie has been highly dedicated to the specialties of oncology, chronic pain management, and pelvic floor rehabilitation. She received her Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT), has a strong orthopedic background and has taken extensive pelvic floor, chronic pain, myofascial trigger point, and fascial manipulation coursework. She has taken Kinetacore Functional Dry Needling Levels 1 and 2, and completed the Myopain Seminars series to achieve her Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist (CMTPT) credentials.

Hollie enjoys educating the community and other providers, and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Colorado and clinical instructor for physical therapy students interested in pelvic floor and pain management. She is also a clinical mentor for students and fellow physical therapists.  She is dedicated to the current evidence and helping patients reach their independence and goals efficiently and safely. Hollie is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, APTA Section on Women’s Health, APTA Section on Oncology, and the APTA Section on Private Practice.  In her free time she enjoys running, weight lifting, and spending time with family, friends and her two Great Danes, Edgar and Olive, often featured on our Facebook N2 Physical Therapy page!

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Terri Nishimoto / Founder, PT, CLT, PRPC

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Terri received her Bachelor Degree in Biology from the University of Colorado in Boulder and her Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. She has always been interested in integrating manual therapy and movement and this has led to a very diverse background in neurological, orthopedic and sports medicine physical therapy. She draws on this experience to help her navigate the complexities that are present with patients with complicated symptoms and movement patterns.

After the birth of her daughters, Terri developed a passion in women and men’s health issues. She has since dedicated her continuing education and practice in pelvic floor rehabilitation, perinatal and oncology physical therapy.

Terri holds certifications in the Feldenkrais Method, Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Trigger Point Dry Needling.

Terri is married, has two beautiful daughters and two awesome brindled labs!

Amy Osborne

Amy Osborne, PT, DPT

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Amy earned her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience with Minors in Spanish, Exercise Science and Psychology from Regis University in Denver, CO. She went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. While in Chicago, she gained valuable clinical experience at the Rehab Institute of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital treating patients with spinal cord injuries and neurological pathologies. She has taken many continuing education courses related to treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction and musculoskeletal impairments associated with pregnancy, and is a recipient of a Certificate of Achievement in Pregnancy/Postpartum.  Amy is very passionate about the promotion of pelvic health and breast cancer survivorship and often guest lectures for professional organizations and other community organizations. As an ACE-certified personal trainer  with over ten years of experience in the fitness industry, combined with status as a Certified Nutrition Therapist, Amy is considered a local fitness expert.   She also teaches courses for correction of diastasis recti and has experience with exercise prescription for the prenatal and postpartum populations. Amy is passionate about providing effective, personalized, evidence-based, and culturally competent care and has extensive experience working with the Spanish-speaking population. Amy is a Denver native and an avid outdoor enthusiast.

Juliana Remer

Juliana Remer, PT, DPT

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Juliana received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University, and her Bachelor of Arts in Dance from California State University in Long Beach,California. Having an extensive background in movement fostered an interest in physical therapy and her ability to make positive changes for those with injuries. Juliana has worked with a diverse population of patients particularly those with chronic pain, hip, sacroiliac joint, and lumbar spine dysfunction. After pregnancy and the birth of her daughter, Juliana developed a passion for pelvic floor and how to best address these impactful changes.

Juliana completed an orthopedic residency with a strong emphasis in manual therapy and evidence based practice. She has been teaching Pilates for 15 years and additionally holds certifications in Functional Dry Needling, the Selective Functional Movement Assessment, and the Functional Movement Screen. She dedicates her continuing education to pelvic floor coursework and searches for the best approach to help each individual that she works with in physical therapy.

Juliana loves spending time with her family and the adventures that this always brings.

Shelley Meyer

Shelley Meyer, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA

After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Eastern Illinois University, Shelley went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. With an educational foundation in movement system impairment and evidence­based practice, she gained valuable clinical experience working with orthopedic patients before fully realizing her passion for pelvic floor therapy. She began her professional career in Seattle, WA where she was the state representative for APTA’s Section of Women’s Health. After a move to Phoenix, AZ, she continued to specialize in women’s and men’s health, leveraging continuing education opportunities to expand her expertise and techniques treating her pelvic floor patients. Finally arriving in Denver, CO to join N2PT, Shelley continues to exercise her whole person approach which not only focuses on the musculoskeletal dysfunctions in her patients but incorporates patient education and counseling on stress management and mindfulness. She has a particular interest in sexual health, oncology, pelvic pain, and autoimmune diseases. When Shelley isn’t working she spends her time with her husband, family and friends hiking and camping.

Chelsey Anderson

Chelsey Anderson, PT, DPT, CMTPT

Chelsey is a true Colorado native born and raised in Littleton, Colorado. She attended the University of Wyoming where she received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Promotion. She returned to Colorado to obtain her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Regis University and has been practicing in Denver since graduating in 2013. Chelsey’s interest for physical therapy stemmed from her career as a collegiate soccer player, but developed her passion for women’s health during a clinical rotation in Ethiopia in which she spent time at the Hamlin Fistula Clinic. She entered her career focusing on orthopedics allowing her to develop a strong background for the chronic pelvic pain population. Chelsey has since focused her continuing education on pelvic health and dry needling, obtaining her CMTPT in November 2016. In her free time Chelsey takes advantage of everything Colorado has to offer, skiing, hiking and trail running with her dog Oliver.

Kim Landers PT, DPT

Kim Landers, PT, DPT

Kimberlie’s journey to becoming a physical therapist began when she needed to attend physical therapy to rehabilitate her knees while playing competitive traveling volleyball in high school. She set her mind to becoming a physical therapist after this experience so that she could help people reach their goals and heal from injuries. Kimberlie earned her Bachelors degree in Exercise Sports Science and Kinesiology at Concordia University in Irvine, California. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Chapman University in California earning an award at graduation for academic excellence. She decided she wanted to live in Colorado with her sister, so she moved to Denver following PT school graduation in 2012. She then gained valuable clinical experience while working in acute care at Rose Medical Center in Denver. She has extensive experience with geriatric patients and strives to keep her patients mobile and healthy. She has realized her passion is in pelvic physical therapy and she is taking multiple continuing education courses to further her knowledge. Kimberlie believes in a whole body approach to treatment and incorporates manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and extensive patient education on stress management and living a healthy lifestyle into her treatment sessions. Kim enjoys playing volleyball, hiking, skiing and exploring beautiful Colorado with her husband, Justin and their dog, Lola.

Laura Planks PT, DPT

Laura Plankis, PT, DPT

Laura received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Science from the University of Northern Colorado. Her interest in physical therapy originated in orthopedics and manual therapy while working as a rehabilitation aide. She continued her growth in manual therapy throughout school, and also assisted with research through her university. Laura began pursuing a focus in women’s health during a clinical rotation and has since continued to grow a passion for the speciality. She has dedicated her time to continuing to grow her knowledge base in pelvic health including attending continuing education courses. Laura enjoys treating the patient as a whole and incorporating a balance of manual treatments and therapeutic exercises.

Laura grew up in Estes Park, CO and when she is not working, she loves going to the mountains for hiking and camping with her husband. She can’t get enough of the Colorado sunshine!

Shannon Merriman, PT, DPT

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Shannon is originally from Michigan and earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. She moved out to Colorado to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Regis University here in Denver.

Throughout her career, Shannon has specialized in orthopedic rehabilitation, women’s health, and wound care. She enjoys treating various patient populations for injury prevention and return to sport. Shannon utilizes functional movement, manual therapy, an appropriate exercise prescription for an evidence-based, individualized treatment approach. Shannon has focused the continuing education in her career on both wound care and pelvic floor rehabilitation.

Away from the clinic Shannon is an avid traveler and enjoys running, biking, and skiing in the mountains with her husband and two Australian Shepherds. As a Michigan native and a MSU grad she is also a die hard Spartan fan.

Lisa Cheek, PT, DPT

Lisa Cheek, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA

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Lisa received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.  She was born in New Mexico, and relocated to Denver to pursue a Bachelor of Arts at Regis University.  Lisa’s yoga practice inspired an interest in the “medicine of movement,” and ultimately led to her passion and life’s work in Physical Therapy. She has a strong background in Orthopedics and she is very passionate for helping underserved communities including the LGBTQIA+ population and people with pelvic floor dysfunction, lymphedema, cancer, prenatal and post-partum issues, and chronic pain syndromes.  She is progressing through her pelvic health certification through the Women’s Health APTA, and is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist through Klose Training.   She is also certified by the Lymphology Association of North America (CLT-LANA).

Her treatment philosophy emphasizes care for the whole person, and considering the big picture when treating musculoskeletal dysfunction.  Lisa believes in empowering patients through education and incorporating principles of modern pain science.

Prior to her career in physical therapy, Lisa had a brief career in the culinary arts.  She maintains her passion for cooking, and also enjoys hiking, music, and playing in the Colorado sunshine!

Denise Amsrud

Denise Amsrud, PT, DPT, WCS

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Denise received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Indiana University. She went on to earn her Master of Health Science from the University of Indianapolis and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Montana. Denise started practicing pelvic health in 1990. Since that time she has been in the Midwest (Indianapolis, Madison, and Chicago) where her continuing education has focused on pelvic pain, and the treatment of bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunction. She is board certified in Women’s Health and Biofeedback for Pelvic Muscle Dysfunction. She is also certified in Functional Dry Needling and is a RRCA Running Coach.

Denise’s professional mission is to couple her advanced therapy skills with patient education to empower patients to be advocates for their own health care. She believes a collaborate effort with other medical providers is important for optimal patient outcome.

In her free time, Denise enjoys spending time with her husband and family. Being new to Colorado, she is excited to explore the new areas to ski, hike, and run.

Betsey Stec

Betsey Stec, PT, DPT

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Betsey Stec earned her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy at Azusa Pacific University in southern California with an emphasis on biomechanics and the human movement system. Betsey completed a clinical rotation in pelvic floor physical therapy at Kaiser Permanente in Hollywood, CA where she specialized in pelvic pain, incontinence, post-prostatectomies and many other pelvic issues. Betsey’s treatment approach is individually tailored for each patient and consists of evaluating movement patterns, manual therapy and therapeutic exercise. Betsey also enjoys using her Psychology background to help patients understand the mind-body connection and how they can take charge of their own healing process.

Betsey is Creator/Writer of PelvicHealthandFitness.org where she enjoys sharing her clinical knowledge and experience on social media. Betsey is passionate about spreading awareness of pelvic health in hopes of educating the public on the importance of early intervention and prehabilitation.

As a new resident of Colorado, Betsey fills her weekends exploring the beautiful state with her fiancé. She is always open to advice on where to go next! Betsey enjoys DIY crafts, painting and knitting when the weather is below 20 degrees.

Emily Roberts, PT, DPT, OCS

Emily received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from UW-Madison as she wasn’t quite ready yet to leave her love for cheese, the Madison lakes, and the Packers. Following a year as a travel PT, she moved back to Minnesota, her home state, to work in the Twin Cities in outpatient orthopedics. She specialized in work with runners, low back, hip, and pelvic pain. After sitting for her Certified Orthopedic Specialist exam, she decided to further specialize in pelvic floor physical therapy and continued to advance her orthopedic manual skills through ongoing coursework.

She helped to develop a pelvic floor therapy program while in Minnesota, but with a love for the mountains, hiking, being active, and sunshine, she decided to make the move to Colorado to further pursue this passion. Through her background in orthopedics prior to pelvic floor therapy, Emily feels strongly about treating the “whole person” and educating them to care for themselves as well as advocate for others to receive the care they need.

Prior to her move to Colorado, Emily traveled to Haiti to learn about the local culture, help to educate local providers, and provide orthopedic and pelvic floor PT services in a small community on the northern coast. She hopes to continue providing service within the local Denver community as well as possible service trips abroad in years to come.

When not in the clinic, Emily loves to swim, bike, and run with her dog, Ollie, while exploring all the beauty of Colorado. As a new resident of Colorado, she loves advice on what area to venture to next!

Lauren Johnson, PT, DPT

Lauren received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Colorado Anschutz after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the Indiana University.  Lauren started her Physical Therapy career in general orthopedics and respiratory outpatient clinic.  During this time she obtained her Pilates certification through Balanced Body Pilates Education.  After getting married and having two wonderful daughters she started a new journey into the Pelvic Health world where she still incorporates breathing and Pilates into her treatment sessions to help her patients return to movement and life. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband teaching their daughters to love the outdoors, taking care of the beehives in their backyard, and going on mini adventures around Colorado.

Admin

Alainya Dawson

Alainya Dawson

After spending 10 years teaching early childhood education, Alainya decided to leave her California roots to pursue her other passion by working with people and patients in the Healthcare environment here in Colorado. Over the past 5 years she has worked for several major Denver area hospitals where she managed Front Desk and Admission Services and Communications and Guest and Hospitality Services. In June of 2014 she joined the N2 Family and now serves as the Admin/Office Manager for our Denver location. Along with being a busy mom of 2 children, she enjoys curling up with a good book or magazine, cooking and baking, singing, watching movies and spending time with her husband and children outdoors in beautiful Colorado!

 

Pam Neujahr

Pam Neujahr

Pam graduated from the University of Nebraska with a degree in social work. She worked in a Long Term Care Facility as the Social Work Director for several years prior to joining N2PT. Pam is the N2PT compliance and quality assurance officer, and loves her new job! When she is not working she enjoys being with her family. She is married to Randy, and has three children and four grandchildren.