aquatics program

About Aquatics Program

University of Utah Health Care Orthopaedic Center is home to a beautiful and functional therapy pool. It is an excellent environment that provides rehabilitation for musculoskeletal injuries. The comfortable water conditions help unload painful joints and provide resistance for a variety of strengthening activities.

Services

  • Specialized aquatic programs for physical therapy patients by skilled staff
  • Independent aquatic program for those individuals previously seen at UOC Physical Therapy
  • Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program

Contact Us

(801) 587-7005

Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Hours of Operation

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesdays & Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Take the Swimming Quiz

Find out why swimming is such a great way to exercise.

1. Swimming is an excellent activity for which of these?
2. Water workouts are easier on joints because of water's buoyancy. By how much does water reduce the body's weight?
3. Water also adds resistance to movement. What is the benefit of that?
4. How often should you swim at a moderate speed to gain fitness results?

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

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Specialties:

Physical Therapy

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Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center

Misha Bradford, DPT

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 orthoped... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7505

David S. Carter, B.S., P.T., DPT

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 ex... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7005

Kim Cohee, M.S., MBA, MHA, OCS, P.T., DPT

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... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7070

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

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Barbara P. Fink, DPT, OCS

Barbara Fink, PT, DPT, OCS, CMPT - Received her undergraduate degree in Physical Therapy in 1988 from Temple University. She completed her doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) through Creighton University in December of 2003. She has practiced in a variety of settings and locations but has focused her career in o... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7005

Charles S. Graybill, DPT

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... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7005

Timothy A. Henry, P.T.

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 Orthop... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7005

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

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Specialties:

Physical Therapy

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Laura D. Knapp, DPT, OCS

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... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7005

Laura A. LaMarche, DPT

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 a... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Monica L. Ludlow, DPT, OCS

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 ... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7109

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Lloyd L. Mayer, DPT

Lloyd Mayer, DPT, OCS - Graduated from the University of Utah with his degree in Physical Therapy. He has over 21 years of experience in orthopedic physical therapy. He is a past Vice President and treasurer of the Utah Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. Mr. Mayer has completed a two-year post... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7109

Whitney A. Meier, DPT, OCS

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. Whitne... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7109

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Karen C. Sato, DPT, M.B.A., B.S.P.T., B.B.A.

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 ... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

South Jordan Health Center (801) 213-4500
University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7005

Linda Scholl, DPT, MPT, B.Sc.(Hons)

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, ... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7005

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

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Stephanie S. Sueoka, P.T.

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 ortho... Read More

Specialties:

Hand and Upper Extremity Therapy, Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Hospital (801) 581-2635

David L. Taylor, P.T.

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 ... Read More

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7005

Patty Trela, DPT

Patty Trela, PT, DPT, CMPT - 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 Universit... Read More

Specialties:

Osteoporosis & Metabolic Bone Disease, Physical Therapy

Locations:

University Orthopaedic Center (801) 587-7005

Specialties:

Physical Therapy

Locations:

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Specialties:

Physical Therapy

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University Orthopaedic Center 590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Map
801-587-7109
South Jordan Health Center 5126 W. Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84095
Map
801-213-4500
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