Amy LaTendresse, PT, DPT
Board Certified, Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists
Dr. LaTendresse completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy at Des Moines University Osteopathic School of Medicine in 2006. She has worked as a traveling physical therapist in the Pacific Northwest for 2.5 years after graduation. She moved out to Colorado in 2009, and practiced as a physical therapy director of a small sports medicine clinic in Cheyenne, WY for 3 years. Dr. LaTendresse moved to Fort Collins joined and Colorado Physical Therapy Specialists in the fall of 2012, and is excited to provide her expertise to a broad range of musculoskeletal and sports related injuries. She has been certified in ISTM, Functional Capacity Evaluations, and manual therapy. She is also trained and certified in performing cycling analyses, bicycle fits, and cycling biomechanics.
Dr. LaTendresse is an avid triathlete, cyclist, and runner. She is on a local cycling team, on which she competes and participates in local cycling races and events offered. She completed her very first full ironman race in Cozumel 2013. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT), and recently completed her Fellowship through NAIOMT (North American Institute of Manual Therapy) Organization to achieve her specialty in orthopedic manual therapy December 2014. She has been active in clinical research for cervicogenic headaches with a special emphasis on patient self management strategies. When Amy has free time her interests include learning more about fly fishing, rock climbing, kayaking, snowboarding, and hanging out with her dog, Griffin.