Michael Ressler, MS, MPT, CSCS
Mike earned his two post graduate degrees from the University of North Dakota. In 1996, a Master’s in Anatomy and Cell Biology and in 1999, his Master’s in Physical Therapy. Mike’s areas of interest and practice are manual therapy treatment and postural retraining for the cervical and thoracic spines. He has refined his manual skills during his 17+ years of practice and multiple practical continuing education courses. He also strives to provide the most comprehensive treatment for all other peripheral joints and body parts.
Mike also enjoys and excels at developing individual strength training programs for young and old including high level athletes to even the most sedentary person. His philosophy is to train as functional a way as possible to achieve whatever goal you may want from walking through the grocery store to running that marathon. Mike has used his knowledge and experience to volunteer with the Winter Sports Club in Steamboat Springs and has worked with the Special Olympic Athletes. He also believes that it is important to support your local community where he does so as an active member of the Fort Collins Foothills Rotary Club and as a volunteer coach for youth football and basketball.
Mike enjoys skiing, weight lifting, bow hunting, camping, remodeling and building whatever his wife wants him to build, as well as spending time with his 3 kids.
Mollie Ressler, MPT, ATC, CSCS
Mollie believes that to be an effective therapist you have to treat the whole person and develop a program that is unique to each individual. Mollie graduated with her Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of North Dakota in 2000 and has grown to love the field of physical therapy more with each year. Mollie’s emphasis and interests are evolving in women’s health physical therapy treating such conditions as incontinence, pelvic pain, painful scars, prolapses and obstetric physical therapy. She continues to increase her knowledge in this field and is working to earn the distinguished Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy. Mollie enjoys road and mountain biking, skiing with her kids, karate, weight lifting, running, triathlons, camping, and organizing her husband and 3 kids!
Beth Bruner MPT, Certified MDT
Beth earned her Master of Physical Therapy degree in 1995 from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and attended the University of Texas in Austin for her undergraduate work in Health Sciences. She practiced in Austin, Texas for 17 years with a background primarily in outpatient orthopedics. Her other interests include aquatic therapy and maternity wellness, and she enjoys working with a wide range of ages and diagnoses.
Beth received her certification in Mckenzie Diagnosis and Therapy in 2010. The McKenzie Method incorporates a thorough assessment for back, neck, and peripheral joint mechanical pain syndromes. There is also an emphasis on active patient involvement and thorough patient education for prevention of recurrence of injury with this treatment. She is also certified in Dry Needling technique, which uses fine filament needles to decrease muscle tension and stimulate healing in painful musculoskeletal conditions.
Beth relocated to Fort Collins in 2012 with her husband and two sons and has been practicing at Momentum since then. Though a Texas girl at heart, she absolutely loves living in Colorado with its fabulous weather and scenery. She enjoys skiing, cycling, traveling, and involvement at her church with her family, and she considers college football to be a serious priority.
Zack Graber, PT, DPT, CSCS
Zack earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Findlay, in Findlay Ohio, in 2013. He gained valuable experience practicing PT in central Ohio in an outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine setting. While practicing, Zack earned his Certified Strength and Condition Specialist (CSCS) certification and is certified to administer Functional Movement Screens (FMS).
He relocated to the Fort Collins in 2015 to enjoy all the hiking, hunting, fishing, and camping that Colorado has to offer. He is looking forward to becoming more involved with the community and becoming involved with local athletes with injury prevention and sports training programs.
Leanne Johnston, DPT
Leanne earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2002 and has been practicing since. She has worked in a variety of settings, including home health, skilled nursing, and private practice. While in California, Leanne studied Pilates with nationally recognized instructor John Garey. She moved to North Carolina in 2006 and opened a private practice where she was able to combine her knowledge of Pilates and physical therapy to treat orthopedic issues and pelvic floor dysfunction.
Originally from Fort Collins, Leanne and her family returned to the area in August of 2015. Since she joined the team at Momentum, she continues to specialize in treating pelvic floor dysfunction, including pelvic pain, urinary/fecal incontinence, and prolapse.
Leanne constantly strives to increase her knowledge in the field of physical therapy and has taken courses in functional muscle therapy, myofascial release, rotator cuff dysfunction, pelvic floor dysfunction, and, most recently, she has completed 64 hours in trigger point dry needling through Myopain Seminars. She is thrilled to be back in Fort Collins and enjoys running, hiking, camping, and spending time with her husband, son, 3 dogs, and 3 cats.
Barb Allan, PT
Barb received her in Physical Therapy degree from University of New England in Biddeford, Maine in 1990. Her career in outpatient therapy has spanned from New Hampshire to Colorado, where she moved in 2000. A ‘constant learner’, Barb continues to expand her knowledge by reading and learning anything related to health and wellness. She treats a variety of orthopedic patients of all ages and abilities. She has specialized knowledge in treating vestibular and post concussive patients and looks forwards to assisting the dizzy patients on her schedule each day. She has a love of cycling and if she can help a cyclist get back on the bike, be it a bike fit or healing their body, she will call is a great day. In her off-work time, she enjoys cycling, both road and mountain and skiing. She and her dog, Weston, are a certified therapy team with Pet Partners and visit residents at local assistive living center.
Dave Loken, DPT
Dave earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota after graduating from the University of Illinois with a degree in music. In between, he freelanced, taught music in the public schools, and managed a running store in Minneapolis. Dave believes in teaching his patients targeted and individualized exercise to address pain and functional impairments, with an emphasis on precise movements and correct technique, in order to give the patient the tools he or she needs to stay healthy and pain-free long term. He augments his treatments with manual therapies to relieve pain and facilitate efficient movement patterns. He loves problem-solving difficult diagnoses and reading the latest physical therapy research, and he’ll do whatever it takes to understand the cause of your pain and the most effective way to treat it.
Dave enjoys treating a wide variety of patients, and he has a special interest in running injuries and shoulder pain and movement impairments.
Dave, his wife, and their son moved to Fort Collins from Minneapolis in the summer of 2018. They love living on the front range and they’re excited to explore all the outdoor adventures the area has to offer. Dave has been a runner for the last 20 years and he’s a die-hard track and field fan. In his free time he enjoys running, hiking, reading, music, and spending time with his family and friends.
Leigh Flowers MPT
Leigh earned her masters of physical therapy while in North Carolina from Elon University in 2002. She has practiced in many settings including skilled nursing, home health, acute care and outpatient orthopedics. In 2008 after the birth of her second child she started practicing in the specialty area of pelvic health. In 2012 she received a certificate for achievement of pelvic physical therapy from the section on women’s health of the American Physical Therapy Association. She has also received training in visceral mobilization. Leigh treats men and women with with pelvic health concerns from incontinence and bowel dysfunction to pain and post-prostatectomy patients. She is truly passionate about pregnant clients hoping to make the biggest change in this population to aid in prevention of future pelvic disorders. Leigh and her husband have 2 children and enjoy being active with them in the community. They enjoy the outdoors and traveling as well. Leigh moved to Colorado from Oregon in June of 2018 and is enjoying all of the sunshine!