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Patty Trela, DPT

Clinical Details

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(801) 587-7005 University Orthopaedic Center
590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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Bio

Patty Trela, PT, DPT, CMPT, SCS, is a Physical Therapist at the University Othopaedic Center. She received a Physical Therapy degree in 1986 from Temple University. Manual Therapy training and certification was completed through NAIOMT in 2002. She graduated from Creighton University in 2005 with her Doctoral degree. Patty has been a practicing physical therapist at the University of Utah Sports Medicine clinic, now the Orthopaedic Center, since 1990. Dr. Trela has published 1) “CCCE reference manual for Physical Therapists”, 2002 and 2) “ Injuries and Rehabilitation in Kayaking and Canoeing”, Chapter 40 in Women in Sport, IOC Encyclopedic Book of Sports Medicine, 2000. She developed the “Build a Bone” Program at the UUOC in 2005, an osteoporosis prevention and treatment program. She is also involved in outreach programs in local High Schools and communities. Dr. Trela received the 2008 Physical Therapist of the Year Award from the Utah APTA and is a member of the Americal Physical Therapy Association and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Patty became Board Certified as a Sports Medicine Specialist in June 2014. She continues to practice orthopaedic clinical practice, teach physical therapists and the community about good bone health and now facilitates knee injury testing/training with teenage athletes. Dr. Trela also works with a partner to develop and sell the Wasatch Weight Vest (www.wasatchweightvest.com).

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Physical Therapy - Adjunct Instructor
Therapy Services - Midlevel
Academic Divisions Physical Therapy UH
Board Certification American Physical Therapy Association (Orthopedic Specialist)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Physical Therapy - Adjunct Instructor
Therapy Services - Midlevel
Academic Divisions Physical Therapy UH
Board Certification American Physical Therapy Association (Orthopedic Specialist)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 587-1905 University Orthopaedic Center
590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Graduate of Creighton University 2005 with Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy

Graduate of Temple University, 1986 with Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy

Attended University of Maryland 1982-3 in Pre-Medicine

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Doctoral Training Creighton University
Physical Therapy
DPT
Undergraduate Temple University
Physical Therapy
B.S.
Undergraduate University of Maryland
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