About Aquatics Program
University Orthopaedic Center's therapy pool is an effective resource for rehabilitation for musculoskeletal injuries. Water-based exercise naturally helps unload painful joints, increase range of motion, and provide resistance for a variety of strengthening activities. All activities are directed by expert and credentialed clinical staff.
- Specialized aquatic programs for physical therapy patients by skilled staff
- Three month, independent aquatic program for those individuals previously seen at UOC physical therapy
- Arthritis aquatic program
Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Pool Hours of Operation
Monday–Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Holly K. Chiodo, PT is the Director and Founder of the Pilates Clinic and the University if Utah Orthopeadic Center. She has served as a leader in this role since 2012. She practices as a clinican and Pilates instructor at the University of Utah teaching patients and students how to master the skills of core health. She graduated from the Universit... Read More
Misha Bradford, PT, DPT, OCS - Earned both her Master and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees from the University of Utah. She is a board certified specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Since 1998, she has also been on faculty in the University of Utah Division of Physical Therapy, where she teaches orthopedic evaluation; kinesiology; and, ther... Read More
Dave Carter, PT, DPT, CMPT, CSCS - Graduated in 1991 from Chapman University with a Masters in Physical Therapy. He received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science from the University of Utah in 1989. In 2008 he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Utah. Dave has worked extensively in an outpatient setting wi... Read More
Kim Cohee, MS, PT, DPT, OCS, Manager - Graduated from the University of Utah with an undergraduate degree in Physical Therapy (1984), and her MS in exercise physiology (1993). She then received her DPT degree and her OCS designation both in 2006. Currently, Kim is the manager of the University of Utah Orthopedic Center PT and Hand Therapy Departmen... Read More
Carrie Cooper is an avid rock climber and former professional modern dancer whose experience with her own injuries led her to pursue her Doctor of Physical Therapy at the University of Utah. In her last year of Physical Therapy school, she earned her Polestar Pilates Certification for Rehabilitation and began specializing in Orthopaedic and Pelvic ... Read More
Nathan (Ned) Dowling, PT is a Physical Therapist specializing in the treatment of cycling related injuries. He is the Director of The Cyclist’s Clinic, which incorporates bicycle fit analysis with Physical Therapy evaluation and treatment to optimize the cyclist’s biomechanics and eliminate pain. Ned also treats a variety of orthopaedic and musculo... Read More
Barbara Fink, PT, DPT, OCS, CMPT - Barbara has a board certification as an orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) and is a certified orthopedic manual physical therapist (CMPT). Barbara has special interests in injury prevention and manual therapy. She received her undergraduate degree in Physical Therapy in 1988 from Temple University. She complet... Read More
Chuck Graybill, PT, MS, DPT - Received his Bachelor of Science in physical therapy 1979, and a Master of Science in Gerontology 2005, and Doctor of Physical Therapy 2008 from the University of Utah. Chuck worked at the University Hospital, in private practice, and with intercollegiate athletes in the University of Utah Athletic Department. Since 1... Read More
Tim Henry, MPT, CMPT, DPT - Graduated from Oakland University, Rochester Michigan, with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy in 1997. Tim has attained his certification of manual therapy (CMPT) through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy. He joined the staff at the University of Utah Orthopedic Center in 2003. He has been appo... Read More
Laura Knapp, DPT, MS, OCS graduated from the University of Utah Physical Therapy Program in 1984. She received her Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology in 1991, completed a graduate program in manual and orthopedic therapy in 1996 and earned her clinical doctorate in physical therapy in 2006. She has been board certified as an orthopedic clinical ... Read More
Laura LaMarche, DPT graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Utah in 2010. Prior to becoming a physical therapist, Laura had a career as a botanist and wild land fire fighter. Advanced training since graduation includes biomechanics of gait and running analysis. She developed and started the Running Injury Clinic ... Read More
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Monica Ludlow, DPT, OCS, CMPT - Graduated from USC Master of Physical Therapy Program in 1991. She has an undergraduate degree from UC Davis in Psychobiology and a Master’s in Exercise Physiology from CSUN. Monica completed a manual physical therapy program through the North American Institute of Manual Therapy (NAIOMT) and became a Certified Manua... Read More
Whitney Meier, PT, MS, OCS - Graduated from the University of North Dakota with a Masters Degree in Physical Therapy in 1994. She has been an Orthopedic Board Certified Specialist since 2001. She was the Facility Manager for United Medical Center Health and Fitness Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming for 8 years. Whitney helped develop the Sports Medicine ... Read More
Karen Sato, is a Doctor of Physical Therapy specializing in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation. She also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Westminster College. She is a past recipient of the Physical Therapist of the Year Award for the State of Utah and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. In addition Ms... Read More
Linda Vernon Scholl, DPT - Graduated from the University of Utah with a Doctorate of Physcial Therapy 2011, Masters in Physical Therapy in 2000, and Honors Bachelors of Science in Exercise Physiology. She has practiced in outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine settings in Salt Lake City, UT and Jackson Hole, WY. She was auxiliary faculty at the ... Read More
Stephanie Sato Sueoka, MPT, DPT, CHT received her Masters in physical therapy from Idaho State University (1993) and her Doctorate in PT from the University of Utah (2006). She has been a certified hand therapist since 1999. Stephanie has worked for the University Hospital since 1994 and in addition to her orthopaedic hand experience she has extens... Read More
David Taylor, PT, DPT - Graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Physical therapy in 1991. He recently completed a post-professional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Utah, with his graduate project focused on shoulder and scapular kinematics and their relationship to shoulder pathology. He has practiced in outpat... Read More
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 ph... Read More