Jennifer C. Bebo PT, DPT, OCS, LCDR U.S. Public Health Service - LCDR Bebo graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2001 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy, received both board certification in orthopaedics from the American Board of Physical Therapist Specialists and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Regis University in 2010. LCDR Bebo was the recipient of the Leadership in Clinical Practice Award upon graduation from Regis University. She began her career as a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service in Indian Health Services as a staff PT in Gallup, NM upon graduation from PT school. After six years at Gallup Indian Medical Center, LCDR Bebo transferred to the Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority in Idabel, OK where she served as the Chief of Physical Therapy for three years. LCDR Bebo is currently stationed with the Cherokee Nation in Muskogee, OK as the Physical Therapy Supervisor. LCDR Bebo has worked in remote areas in multiple settings including acute care, sub acute inpatient and outpatient and general hospital-based outpatient.
As a Commissioned Officer, LCDR Bebo has served as the Navajo Area Commissioned Officers Association Branch President, as an aide-de-camp to the Surgeon General and currently is a voting member in the Therapist Professional Advisory Committee and the deputy section chief for the administration team on Rapid Deployment Force #4. LCDR Bebo most recently presented on deployment response integration at the 2011 Integrated Medical, Public Health, Preparedness and Response Training Summit.
LCDR Bebo is an active member of the following organizations: American Physical Therapy Association (Orthopaedic Section Public Relations Committee Member, Federal Section Member), American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (Public Relations Committee Member), Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association and Commissioned Officers Association.
LCDR Bebo is also the proud mother of two active, young daughters and enjoys training for triathlons.
Trish Crane PT, DPT, CLT, Cert. MDT, CSCS - Trish graduated from Long Island University with a BS/MS in physical therapy in 2003 and from Widener University with her DPT in 2006. Since graduation, Trish has worked in a hospital based outpatient center in Philadelphia, PA. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at Harcum College’s PTA program and a lab assistant at Temple University’s DPT program in the musculoskeletal track.
Trish is currently an employee at an outpatient center at Moss Rehab, treating a varied caseload of orthopedic, lymphedema, and pediatric patients. While at Moss Rehab, Trish received a grant in 2009 to run a wellness exercise group for breast cancer survivors.
Trish is certified in mechanical diagnosis and treatment in the McKenzie method, a Certified Lymphedema therapist, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. She also volunteered on a medical mission in Guatemala in 2010 with Hearts in Motion.
Brad Dalton DPT, OCS - Brad received his Masters and Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Utah in 2003 and 2007 respectively. He became a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2009 and a credentialed Advanced Clinical Instructor in 2010.
He has worked for Intermountain Workmed Physical Therapy in Ogden and Salt Lake City Utah for eight years. He performs full Functional Capacity Evaluations, ergonomic assessments, works onsite at OC Tanner’s manufacturing plant to reduce work related injuries, and generally tries to keep the working population in Utah working.
He has taken several manual therapy continuing education courses from Tim Flynn, Jim Meadows, Steve Moffitt, and Jake Magel.
When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. He also spends time serving in his church, rock climbing, playing ultimate, disc golf, and racquetball.
Carlos Estevez PT, MPT - Carlos is an active duty physical therapist with the U.S Public Health Service, (USPHS) one of the seven Uniformed Services. He received his Master in Physical Therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas in 2005. Prior to attending college, Carlos served in the U.S Army as a combat medic. He has over 10 years of medical experience in the Uniformed Services.
As a newly physical therapist graduate, Carlos served as the Chief Therapist for the Choctaw Nation in Idabel, Oklahoma. He then transferred to the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and is currently serving in a federal female medical prison in Fort Worth, Texas providing outpatient services. In addition to his duties as a Physical Therapist, Carlos is the Orthopedist Clinic Coordinator, where he triages patients for appropriateness prior to seeing a contract orthopedist as well as assisting the contract orthopedists with patient’s evaluations and treatments. Carlos completed electromyography and nerve conduction velocity (EMG/NCV) didacting training, and he is completing his preceptorship, which will help him in his duties as the primary electromyographer at his current assignment. In addition to his clinical duties, Carlos is the Chair of the Education Subcommittee which is under the USPHS Therapists Advisory Committee, Treasurer for the Hispanic Officer Advisory Committee, and active member for the Junior Officer Advisory Committee.
Earlier this year, Carlos was deployed to Haiti, during the earthquake humanitarian response. Carlos served as a logistics officer, but also had the opportunity to provide desperately needed physical therapy services.
Carlos was recently awarded the USPHS 2010 Therapist Junior Officer of the Year Award.
During his spare time, Carlos enjoys exercising, listening to apologetics, bible studies and spending time with his beautiful wife Sara, and his children Sofia, 3 and Christian, 2 as well as participating in activities at their local church.
Kathleen Geist PT, DPT, OCS, COMT - Dr. Geist graduated from Auburn University with a BS in Microbiology. She graduated from Georgia State University with a BS in Physical Therapy, and then received a tDPT from University of Indianapolis.
Dr. Geist has been treating patients in an outpatient orthopedic setting for the last thirteen years. She received her ABPTS certification in Orthopedics in 2005 and received her certification in Orthopedic Manual Therapy from Maitland Physiotherapy Seminars in 2006. She is an Assistant Professor at Emory University and practices in the clinical faculty practice on campus. She has a published a chapter on the Evaluation and Treatment of Brachial Plexus Lesions and received a Research Grant from the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia for research relating to the foot and ankle in 2010. She serves as an article reviewer for the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, Achives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Physiotherapy Research International. Currently, she is serving a three year term as the Manual Therapy Education Interest Group for the Orthopedic Section of the APTA.
Her clinical expertise is in areas relating to the spine, foot and ankle, and manual therapy.
Dyanna Haley-Rezac PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CKTP, CGFI - Dyanna is a Marine Corps Veteran who has been involved in athletic training, sports conditioning and rehabilitation for over 20 years. She is a fourth generation Coloradan. Dyanna completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy at Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, PA in 2001 and graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from West Virginia University in 1998. She is very committed to continuing education completing an average of 100 hours per year and active with CO SE District in arranging educational events.
She and her husband, Scott Rezac, entered private practice in 2009 and run a thriving practice, Rezac & Associates Physical Therapy, in Colorado Springs. They regularly mentor students and support education in a variety of ways including teaching Evidence-Based Taping courses online, nationally and locally. She has also been an affiliate faculty member at Regis University since 2007 and guest lecturer for PIMA Medical Institute and Grand Rounds at Regis University. Dyanna was recently named a “Rising Star” by the Colorado Springs Business Journal.
Dyanna is a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist (OCS) from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP) , Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, Level 2 Medical Professional (CGFI-MP2) and APTA Certified Clinical Instructor (CI).
Specialty interests for Dyanna include Therapeutic Taping, Podiatric Therapy and Lower Kinetic Chain Dysfunction, TMJ/Maxillofacial Dysfunction and Cervicogenic Headaches, Spine Rehabilitation, Sacroiliac Dysfunction, Sports Medicine, General Orthopedics and Wellness for Special Populations. Her prior experience includes Pediatric and Neurological Rehabilitation.
Dyanna is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), CO SE District Secretary, CO APTA Mentoring Committee and CO APTA Planning Committee Member, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT).
In her spare time, Dyanna enjoys mountain biking, skiing, golfing, gardening and spending time with Scott, her family and their therapy dogs, Frisco and Kona.
Anthony Kinney DPT, OCS - Dr. Kinney graduated in 1997 from the University of Portland with a B.A in Psychology. Prior to his matriculation as a physical therapy student he spent three and a half years at Oregon Health & Science University as a Research Assistant in the Departments of Behavioral Neuroscience and Neurology. His interests in athletics, neuromotor control, and human anatomy led him to pursue a career in physical therapy. In 2002, Dr. Kinney graduated from New York Medical College with an M.S. in Physical Therapy. He completed his Post-Professional Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from Washington University in St. Louis in 2008, while at the same time completing his M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
In 2006, Dr. Kinney received his Board Certification in Orthopedics (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He has received awards in recognition of excellence in patient care.
His clinical interests include evaluation and treatment of shoulder pain related to cervicothoracic dysfunction, neck pain following head injury, and rehabilitation of snow sport injuries. Also, he is interested in consumer driven health care, and the economics that influence clinical decision-making.
Dr. Kinney has clinical experience in outpatient private practice, acute hospital care, hospital based outpatient rehabilitation and occupational health. In addition, he has served as a teaching assistant in physical therapy at Touro College in Manhattan, and as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy at Sacred Heart University. In the fall, 2011 he will start on faculty in the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at the University of Montana. Dr. Kinney has completed numerous continuing education courses in orthopedic physical therapy with a primary focus on evaluation and manual therapy treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Additionally, Dr. Kinney has been a volunteer physical therapist for the United States Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA), providing physical therapy coverage for USSA athletes at competitions and training camps.
Dr. Kinney’s desire to improve his orthopedic manual therapy skills and improve his clinical mentorship and teaching skills better clinical mentor prompted him to seek out the Regis Manual Therapy Fellowship.
Dr. Kinney’s professional affiliations include: American Physical Therapy Association (Orthopedics, Sports, Education, and Hand Sections); American College of Sports Medicine; and the Wilderness Medical Society.
Dr. Kinney’s desire to improve his orthopedic manual therapy skills and improve his clinical mentorship and teaching skills better clinical mentor prompted him to apply to the Regis Manual Therapy Fellowship.
On a personal note, Dr. Kinney is married to his beautiful bride of 5 ½ years. Together they have a 2-½ year old son (with another baby boy on the way in September), and an Alaskan malamute. Dr. Kinney’s hobbies include: skiing (alpine and nordic), mountain biking, swimming and soccer.
Michael Masaracchio PT, DPT, PhD(C), OCS, SCS - Dr. Masaracchio has been a practicing physical therapist for 10 years now. He received his BS/MS in physical therapy from Long Island University in 2001, and completed his TDPT from Creighton University in 2005. Currently, Dr. Masaracchio is a doctoral candidate at Nova Southeastern University.
For the past 10 years, Dr. Masaracchio has been working at Masefield Cavallaro Physical Therapy, an outpatient orthopedic and sports clinic. He currently is the senior physical therapist on staff, with responsibilities of student education and professional development of young therapists. After spending 5 full years in clinical practice, Dr. Masaracchio transitioned to the academic setting where he now is Associate Professor in the Division of Physical Therapy at Long Island University. He currently teaches anatomy, physiology, as well as orthopedic and sports medicine content. Dr. Masaracchio has received both his Orthopedic Clinical Specialty (2004) and Sports Clinical Specialty (2010) from the American Physical Therapy Association. In addition, to his academic appointment, he maintains approximately 15 hours of clinical practice a week treating a variety of orthopedic and sports pathologies.
Dr. Masaracchio is currently a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist, and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Outside of physical therapy, Dr. Masaracchio has been married for two years and enjoys spending time with this wife, family, and friends, as well as playing and watching sports in his spare time.
Scott Rezac, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CKTP, CEAS, CCCE - Scott Rezac is originally an Orange County (CA) native who transplanted to Colorado Springs in 2004. His involvement in physical training and fitness goes back for over 20 years as a Black Belt instructor in Kenpo Karate, rock climber, marathoner, and in the field of physical rehabilitation. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California in 2001, is Board Certified in Orthopedics, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner, Tiliest Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, Level 2 Medical Professional, Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist, and an APTA Certified Clinical Instructor.
Scott is co-owner of Rezac & Associates Physical Therapy, a national and local instructor for Therapeutic Taping Courses, Center Coordinator of Clinical Education Rezac & Associates Physical Therapy LLC and Former Program Director, ACCE, Advisory Board Member and lecturer for Pima Medical Institute, Denver, CO.
Scott is a member of the APTA as well as the CO SE District Chair and committee member of the CO APTA Professional Education Committee Member, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT), and the Colorado Physical Therapy Network (CPTN) Treasurer and Board Member.
In his spare time he enjoys mountain biking, skiing, golfing, running, martial arts, and spending time with his wife Dyanna and their therapy dogs Frisco and Kona.
Robert B. Swayze DPT, OCS - Dr. Robert B. Swayze (Rob) has been a physical therapist practicing mostly in the specialty of outpatient orthopedics for sixteen years. He received his BS in Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi in1995 and in 2010 finished his DPT from Regis University. In 2006, he received a certification in orthopedic manual therapy through the Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars as well as receiving his OCS in the same year. In 2011, he received a certification in vestibular rehabilitation and is a member of the APTA. During these 16 years of practice, Dr. Swayze has shown a passion to grow professionally through numerous continuing education courses and commitment to share his knowledge with others. In 2010, he became the clinical education coordinator for his company and he continues to serve as a certified clinical instructor for physical therapy students.
Currently, he is the clinic director for a private practice company, KORT Physical Therapy, in Lexington, Kentucky. Swayze feels that it is a real privilege and blessing to do occupationally what he feels best matches his strengths and personality. Treating patients with orthopedic problems using Maitland principles is what gives him great joy and satisfaction. As he enters his next phase of his career in starting the Orthopedic Fellowship program at Regis, he is excited to reach a whole new level of expertise in a field he already loves very much.
He and his wife, Meg, currently live in Lexington, Kentucky, with their three energetic sons: Sam (12), Ben (6), and Joe (3). His interests are spending time with his family in activities such as hiking, swimming, tennis, and playing guitar.
Monico Tangaan PT, DPT, OCS - Dr. Tangaan received his Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of California San Francsico/San Francisco State University in 2002 and completed his transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy from Regis University in 2011.
He currently works for Kaiser Permanente in South San Francisco, and has been there since 2003. This past year he became recognized as a clinical specialist at his facility. He enjoys treating patients with lower extremity and spinal dysfunctions, and has a special interest in manual therapy and pediatric orthopedics. He has served as an instructor in their interdisciplinary chronic pain program since 2005.
His interest in the Norwegian-approach to orthopedic manual therapy led him to pursue the Folsom Long-term Orthopedic Manual Therapy Course, which he completed in 2004. In 2008 he became a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Later that same year, he began teaching as an Adjunct Instructor at Samuel Merritt University in their DPT program’s orthopedic curriculum. His return to the academic setting inspired him to complete his transitional DPT and enroll in the Manual Fellowship program. He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists.
Dr. Tangaan is blessed with three beautiful children and a loving, supportive wife. In his spare time he enjoys family vacations, barbequing, playing basketball and cheering for his Bay Area sports teams: the Giants, Warriors, and 49ers.
E. Benedict Valencia PT, DPT, MEd, ATC, CSCS, NASM-PES, NASM-CES, CKTP, PTRP - Dr. Valencia’s path to physical therapy began at an early age, having an innate interest in the human body through martial arts, various sports, and the basic sciences, in combination with the desire to sincerely help people. His combined upbringing between the United States, the Philippines, and various stops around the globe has allowed him to be diverse in not only the way he approaches people, but even more so with how he treats client with pain and dysfunction.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of the Philippines, Manila and is a Registered Physical Therapist in the Philippines and in multiple jurisdictions in the United States. He received a Masters of Education in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire and has since been a Certified Athletic Trainer and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. He also fulfilled a Post-Graduate Fellowship at Yale University (which involved research with lumbar spine stabilization expert Jacek Cholewicki, PhD), and completed his Doctoral of Physical Therapy degree with a concentration in Manual Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences.
Dr. Valencia is currently the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Club’s Assistant Athletic Trainer, Team Physical Therapist, and Major League Rehabilitation Coordinator. He is also founder of EVO Performance/Physiotherapy, LLC, a sports rehabilitation consulting company that focuses on bringing professional-sports level care and education to personal clients and organizations around the globe, which he manages to do during the “off-season” in combination with his independent “backpacking” adventures. Prior to joining the Pirates’ major league staff, Valencia spent a year as the Athletic Trainer for the Pirates’ Gulf Coast League Team for the 2005 season while assisting with Rehabilitation in Bradenton, FL. Prior to professional baseball, Valencia spent time honing his skills and gaining knowledge at fine institutions such as the US Athletic Training Center in New York, Yale University, Stanford University, and at the Tilton School in New Hampshire. He is a certified in a number of Manual Therapy techniques including Active Release Technique, Primal Reflex Release Technique, Biomedical Intramuscular Dry Needling, as well as KinesioTaping, and lectures on integrated use of these techniques, amongst other topics in the US and especially abroad. He is a member of multiple organizations including the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT), International Society to Clinical Rehabilitation Specialists (ISCRS), American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists (ASSET), North American Spine Society (NASS), National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and is a Consultant to the Czech Republic National Baseball Team, the South African Baseball Union, and is an Expert for Sports Physical Therapy for the Philippine Physical Therapy Association.
E, as he is lovingly known, fills his “free” time with independent travel, adventure sports, and social dancing. He makes South Tampa, Florida his main residence, but divides his time there with Pittsburgh, PA and other locales around the country and the world.