“The body is meant to move. Let's get 'em movin'.” - Andy
The ProActive Staff
We are a dedicated team passionate about how people function. Our focus is to improve your function and to help your health and fitness prosper.
Brian Benjamin, PT, DPT, PRC, Owner
Brian Benjamin graduated from Ohio University and then went on to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. He lived in Estes Park, CO for 14 years before moving down to Fort Collins. He has a wonderful wife and two beautiful little girls. He started ProActive PT with his friend Andy Collingwood in 2008, after they had worked together in Estes Park for 7 years. He enjoys backpacking, biking, fishing, football, basketball, and spending as much time with his family as he can.
Brian is also Postural Restoration Certified™, a certification achieved by relatively few clinicians, in Colorado and worldwide, which has enabled him to further his capacity to help patients.
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Andy Collingwood, ACSM EP-C, Owner
Andy Collingwood received his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and is an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM EP-C).
He lived 14 years in Estes Park,CO before moving down to Fort Collins after opening up ProActive PT with Brian. He is married with 3 children and enjoys college football and basketball, playing basketball and soccer, hiking and beer tasting.
Andy works individually with clients in the supervised exercise program. He is also manages our internship program for students interested in pursuing PT.
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Craig Depperschmidt, PT, DPT, PRC
Craig is a native of Colorado, originally from Loveland, CO. After getting his undergraduate degree in integrative physiology from University of Colorado at Boulder, he pursued his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. He has practiced in Fort Collins as a physical therapist since 2009. Craig has extensive experience with personal injuries from his background as an athlete, which is part of the reason why he became a physical therapist. He specializes in addressing movement and postural dysfunction that leads to abnormal bio-mechanics and pain. He enjoys working with runners, triathletes, and anyone who has a desire to feel better.
In his free time, Craig enjoys competing in running races and triathlons of all distances, climbing 14ers, and spending time with his wife, daughter, and two dogs.
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Sara Truelsen, PT, DPT
Sara grew up in a small farming community in Southwest Colorado, but has spent several years living in Fort Collins. In 2013, Sara graduated with her B.S. in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University. Following a year and a half as an intern and staff member at ProActive PT Center, she went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Touro University Nevada. She has since returned to her home state of Colorado and rejoined the ProActive team. Sara has a special interests in functional medicine and in older adult populations. She strives to provide exceptional care to individuals of all ages.
During her free time, Sara enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, and taking advantage of all that Colorado has to offer alongside her husband, her children, and their two dogs.
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Tracy Benjamin, PT, DPT
Tracy is from Fort Collins, Colorado. She graduated with honors from the University of Northern Colorado with a BS. She then went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. Tracy has over 22 years of experience as physical therapist who has worked in a multitude of settings. Tracy is certified in dry needling. She enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, sports, and spending time with her family.
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Michele Munsil, PT, DPT
Michele grew up in Colorado, completed her undergraduate degree at Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Exercise Science. She then completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at the University of Colorado Health Science Center. Over the past 15 years Michele has enjoyed working with a variety of different patients in numerous different settings and is now excited to be part of the team at ProActive. When she’s not at work Michele enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 kids hiking, biking and camping.
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Addison Huck, PT, DPT
Addison Huck graduated from Colorado State University achieving his Bachelor of Science with a degree in Health & Exercise Science. He then attended CU Anschutz obtaining his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Addison was born and raised in Williston, ND. He served four years in the United States Marine Corp. Before starting college, he spent time in the Oil Field, Bar Tending, and DJing. While in college, Addison was a Personal Trainer. He enjoys hanging out with his wife and daughter. His family likes to spend time paddle boarding, and generally enjoying the outdoors. Addison has a passion for helping others and instilling within them healthy life behaviors for long term positive outcomes.