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Coby Jones
Coby Jones, Owner
I graduated from the University of Utah and have been a PT since 2006. PT's are allowed more time with patients than most medical professions which is one reason I enjoy it. Every patient and situation is unique. I enjoy finding the best solution. I love the outdoors, and am excited to help PRC grow and continue it's history of a great PT establishment.
Chris Trzcinski, PT, DPT

Chris Trzcinski, PT, DPT
Chris is a member of our Carbondale team and is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and the University of Puget Sound, with an undergraduate Biology degree. Patients feel instantly comfortable working with Chris, trusting his expertise and his friendly manner. Chris enjoys an active mountain lifestyle with his family. Areas of interest include:
 

• Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
• Manual Therapy
• Management of Lower Back Pain
• Return to Sport Rehabilitation
• Dry Needling (Cert. Pending)

Jessica Kliebert Jessica Kliebert, PT, DPT
Jessica was born and raised in a lake community in Michigan. She stayed in Michigan to complete her undergraduate studies at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids and her doctorate in Physical Therapy from Oakland University in Rochester Hills. She moved to the roaring fork valley to work as a PT in 2012 and has loved being a part of an active mountain community. She enjoys being able to get to know her patients and individualize each patient's care based on his or her specific goals. Areas of interest and credentials include:
 

Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation
• Neurology and Geriatrics
• Manual Therapy

Daniel Ritschard

Daniel Ritschard, PT
Daniel is a University of Colorado graduate and a magna cum laude graduate from Texas State University with a master's degree in Physical Therapy. His focus is on creating individualized programs for his patients. His patients enjoy his sense of humor and his exceptional skill and experience. Particular strengths include shoulder, hip and knee rehabilitation. He specializes in:
 

Wound Care
• Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
• Certified in Dry Needling 

Fluent in Spanish
• Manual Therapy
• Spinal Stabilization

Angie Hannula

Angie Hannula, PT, DPT
Angie is a summa cum laude Biology graduate from Montana State and a summa cum laude Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate from University of Montana. She is a certified dry needling practitioner. She is a diverse orthopedic therapist possessing exceptional skill with the treatment of shoulder, knee, hip and lower back. She also works really well with pediatric patients. Her special interests are:
 

Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
• Movement Systems Impairment
• Spinal Stabilization

Certified Clinical Instructor
• Certified in Dry Needling
• Blood Flow Restriction

Emily VanGorp

Emily VanGorp, PT, DPT
Emily graduated with a doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Minnesota and has an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Montana State University. She is a Nordic ski coach for Aspen Valley Ski Club. Her focus is on the correction of movement impairments. She is currently seeing patients in our New Castle clinic. Emily's credentials are:
 

Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
• Movement Systems Impairment
• Spinal Stabilization
• Certified Pilates Instructor

• Clinical Education Coordinator
• Certified Clinical Instructor
• Blood Flow Restriction

Paula Black

Paula Black, Office Manager

Paula has an associate's degree from Mankato State University and has been an NFPT certified personal trainer for seven years. She has certifications in Yoga Fit, Nutrition and Mat Pilates. She is the friendly face you meet when you visit our Carbondale office and the Clinical Billing Liaison. She is dedicated to creating an exceptional experience for all who are part of PRC.

Erica Funes

Erica Funes
Erica is Colorado born and raised. She attended Colorado Mountain College. She enjoys hiking, exploring nature, reading a good book, and spending time with her family! Erica is our calm, friendly face and proficient with our ever-changing insurance.

Connor Pokorney

Connor Pokorney
Connor received his Bachelors in Rehabilitation Science and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. He enjoys treating patients of all ages and is passionate about getting patient's back to the sports and activities they enjoy. Connor moved to the Roaring Fork Valley to enjoy an active lifestyle in the mountains including snowboarding, rock climbing, and mountain biking. He specializes in:

  • Orthopedic and Sports Medicine
  • Manual Therapy
  • Spinal Stabilization
  • Return to Sport Rehabilitation

Marti McDonald

Marti McDonald
Marti brings 19 years of home health experience to PRC to help develop outpatient PT in the home. She specialties treating older adults with joint replacements, fractures, cardiopulmonary problems and the medically complex patient. Marti has tremendous patience and a calm and caring personality.

Marti love’s backcountry telemark skiing, mountain biking, hiking and camping. She is also a certified mountain bike instructor.

Marti holds a MS degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Health Science Center, BA degree in Human Performance and Wellness from Mesa State College and a BS degree in Physical and Health education from the University of Wyoming.

Molly Irwin

Molly Irwin
Molly earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. She graduated with a B.S. in Recreational Management and Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont. Prior to graduate school, she taught skiing and worked with horses in MT, WY, UT, and CO. She is excited to be part of the PRC team, share her expertise in physical therapy, and help you achieve your movement goals.

Kathy Funes

Kathy Funes

Kathy is one of the friendly faces at the front office. She is a Colorado native who enjoys all activities the beautiful outdoors has to offer. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her dog. She is a student working towards her associates in Science.

Erica Alvarado

Erica Alvarado

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