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“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.

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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.

Ask Brian a question HERE!

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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.

Ask Andy a question HERE!

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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 and two dogs. 

Craig is one of the relatively few clinicians, in Colorado and world-wide, who is Postural Restoration Certified™.

Ask Craig a question HERE!

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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.


Ask Sara a question HERE!
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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.

Ask Tracy a question HERE!
 
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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. 

 

Ask Michele a question HERE!

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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. 

 

Ask Addison a question HERE!

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Sam Ek
Sam was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area.  He graduated from Chapman University in 2017 with a double major in music education and composition.  After graduating he moved back to the Bay Area where he worked at Gilead Sciences, taught music and dance, danced with a ballet company, and played with various theater houses around the peninsula.  In the fall of 2019 Sam moved to Fort Collins for graduate school where he developed an interest in physical therapy and decided to pursue a new career.  Sam was recently accepted into PT school.  He joined Proactive in the spring of 2021 first and looks forward to greeting and assisting you!

Ask Sam a question HERE!

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Sammy Phillips


Sammy is from Fraser, Colorado. She graduated with a degree in  Health and Exercise Science with a concentration in Sports Medicine at CSU. She enjoys being by the lake and boating. Sammy was recently accepted into PT school in New York! She enjoys learning about human anatomy and meeting new people. Sammy joined ProActive in the Summer of 2022 and can't wait to continue her pre-PT career here!

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