Our Staff

Lindsey Attebery PT, DPT 

What her patients say” I’m truly grateful to have Lindsey as my therapist, she has been patient, aware and conscientious with my care: mostly kind and oh so knowledgeable. I struck gold.”

Lindsey received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in 2012. She contributes so much to patient care at South Valley Physical Therapy with comprehensive education in both English and Spanish. With her background of working with patients who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents combined with competency training in vestibular rehabilitation, she is able to connect with her injured patients to achieve maximum recovery and get back to work and play. 

John Collier, PT 

A patient says: ” John’s treatment of my neck was both gentle and precise. He was able to help me when other therapists had given up. He helped me get back to workouts at the gym.”

As a graduate of the University of Colorado physical therapy program in 1980, John brought his reputation for excellence to South Valley PhysicalTherapy and became a co-owner of the clinic in 2002. He helps individuals manage the challenges of spine and peripheral joint disorders, pre- and post-surgical conditions and contributes to the care of our patients with neurological diagnoses who have subsequent orthopedic problems. With over 25 years of experience, John’s focus in patient care emphasizes self-care, stress management and wellness. He will help you back to your important activities.

Erica DeMarch, MPT

What our patients say about Erica: “Erica inspires and motivates me to live the best life possible, working through my symptoms to accomplish the things I love to do. ”

Erica Demarch received her Master's degree in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 2002. She completed the National Parkinson Foundation Allied Team Training for PD and training as a PWR certified therapist. She enjoys teaching balance classes in the community (she is a certified N’Balance and Matter of Balance instructor) and teaches specialized exercise classes for people with PD through Parkinson Association of the Rockies.

In 2015 she founded Step and Connect, LLC and is developing a patent pending balance mat, Balance Matters.  

Kenda Fuller, PT 

What Kenda’s patients say: “Kenda knows the ropes, and helped me figure out what was making me feel tied up in a knot. She is always ready to help anyone in the clinic, her passion is pervasive.”

Kenda created an affiliate connection with University of Colorado Program in Physical Therapy after graduating in 1979, and even wrote the neurological content of the pathology text book used in the curriculum. She was already treating individuals with dizziness and balance disorders when she became the first Colorado therapist with ABPTS Certification in Neurological Physical Therapy. As a co-owner of South Valley Physical she maintains a clinical presence and works closely with all the therapists to provide you with your best chance to get back to your life.

Sarah Gallagher, PT, DPT, NCS

Her patients say: “Sarah has extensive knowledge of my condition, she listens to me and watches me move, then seems to know just what to do. She is a joy.” 

Sarah received her certification in Neurological Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 2015. It is based on years of clinical experience and rigorous testing. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Boston’s MGH Institute of Health Professions and maintains a strong interest in training interns in our specialty. At South Valley Physical Therapy, she provides her patients with interventions based on current medical literature and trends for intervention. Her previous hospital based experiences supports a deep understanding of acute and ongoing medical conditions. The care you will receive from Sarah comes with calm brightness and exquisite concern for your ability to move forward in your life.

Jeri Innis, PT, MA, LPCC

What Jeri’s patients say: “I thought this was going to be difficult to go through, but it has been wonderful, relaxing and critical to my progress.”

Jeri graduated from University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1974. Her career path has led to her current practice at South Valley Physical Therapy devoted to treatment of physical symptoms that are related to psychological beliefs, emotional stresses, and traumatic events that alter autonomic nervous system, hormone and immune systems, and neurophysiological functions. She will help get your system ready to accept the therapies that are directed toward getting you back to your best self.

Kelsey Sanders, PT, DPT 

What her patients say: “Kelsey is the bright spot in my day. Her enthusiasm motivates me to keep moving forward. She may look young but she knows so much!”

Kelsey Sanders received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Central Michigan University. As a native of a Colorado mountain town, she is eager to rediscover her roots. Her exposure is broad and her focus is specific, from Sports Medicine to Neurological Rehabilitation, now with expertise in dizziness and imbalance. Your experience with her at South Valley Physical Therapy will prepare you to make that critical progress back to the fun things in life.

Chelsea Van Zytveld, PT, DPT

Her patients say: “Chelsea is wise beyond her years. She has a unique understanding of my condition and creates a calm environment to support my progress.”  

Chelsea earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2013 and stays involved through research and writing about patient safety, balance confidence with emphasis on fall prevention. As her internship at Craig Hospital fostered an interest in helping people with balance and dizziness disorders, Chelsea completed a competency in Vestibular Rehabilitation at South Valley Physical Therapy in 2014. Chelsea’s skills are geared to get you back to confident participation in your community. You will enjoy the journey she creates for you.

Deborah Walker

Deborah Walker may be the first person you talk to, and she is there to help you make your initial step into South Valley Physical Therapy. She has a strong tradition of providing business and personal support. She has both great wit and charm. 

Karen Zacharewicz, DPT, NCS

What Karen’s patients say about her: “Karen listens carefully and is clearly invested in how things are going. She quickly adapts to my needs each time I see her.”

Karen Zacharewicz, PT, DPT, NCS has been a therapist since 1996 and directed her interest with ABPTS certification as a Neurological Clinical Specialist in 2004. She followed this focus as she pursued her Doctor of Physical Therapy at Regis University with a residency in vestibular rehabilitation at South Valley Physical Therapy. She provides her patients with this expertise along with her years of experience in the rehabilitation and quiet confidence.

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