Ann Robbins – Physical Therapist
Ann Robbins, PT, MPT, PCS is the founder and owner of Building Blocks Physical Therapy. She earned her Master of Physical Therapy Degree from Marquette University in 2002 following an undergraduate Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. She has been practicing pediatric physical therapy in Northern Colorado since 2003 with an emphasis on early intervention services. Ann has experience treating children ages birth – 18 years with genetic, neurological, musculoskeletal, and developmental disorders. She is a board certified specialist in pediatrics and an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the Pediatric section of the APTA, and the Colorado Pediatric Special Interest Group (PSIG). Ann focuses on providing evidence-based interventions and comprehensive family education. Her passion is working with young children and empowering them and their families to achieve their goals. In her spare time Ann enjoys hiking, reading, running, baking, playing soccer and spending time with her husband and thirteen-year-old twins.
Joy Shank – Physical Therapist
Joy completed her BS in physical therapy in 1999 from Maryville University in St. Louis. She has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including early intervention, public schools, home health, and private practice. Joy has specialized training in Pediatric Intensive Therapy using the Therasuit Method and Intensive Exercise Unit. She also has extensive manual skills including NDT, myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, and therapeutic taping. Joy is committed to learning the most advanced and current treatments to provide optimal and effective therapy interventions. She believes in individualized and holistic treatment tailored to each unique child and family. Joy and her husband have 3 boys and for fun she enjoys yoga, hiking, snowboarding, and spending time with friends and family.
Rachel Stultz – Doctor of Physical Therapy
Rachel earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University, with an emphasis in Sports Medicine. She then earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver. Through her doctorate education, she completed clinical rotations in a variety of settings including outpatient orthopedic, pediatric, and home health, working with clients across the lifespan. She also participated in an international clinical rotation opportunity, working closely with physiotherapists at Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Rachel completed her doctorate education at Regis with research on the effect of postural perturbation training for kids with cerebral palsy.
Throughout college, Rachel worked as a child care specialist at a facility for children with special needs, where she first fell in love with this population. She has worked with children of all ages, and has experience with a variety of diagnoses including Cerebral Palsy, Autism, and developmental delays as well as experience working with kids with orthopedic challenges. Rachel is also a Certified Kinesiotape Practictioner and loves to incorporate taping techniques whenever appropriate. Rachel spends her free time with her husband and 2 daughters, enjoying all that Colorado has to offer!
Robin Bowman – Physical Therapist
Robin is originally from Tennessee but has called Colorado home for many years. She has over 30 years’ experience as a physical therapist treating a range of clients from elite athletes to geriatric populations. However, the majority of her experience has been with the pediatric population. She has specialized in hippotherapy (the use of a horse as a treatment tool) and Bad Ragaz hydrotherapy (a specialized warm water pool technique). She is also a Certified Kinesiotape Practitioner with specialties in Orthopedics and Pediatrics. She trained in NeuroDevelopmental Technique (NDT) and enjoys using real world interventions when working with families. Robin enjoys hiking, riding horses, karate, and putting on international level equestrian vaulting competitions.
Kim Gulley – Physical Therapist Assistant
Kim was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota but was raised in Colorado from the age of 6 with her twin sister and younger sister. She graduated from Denver Technical College in 1996 with an Associates Degree in Applied Science. Kim began working as a Physical Therapist Assistant working in outpatient sports injuries then took some time off to take care of her two sons and two stepsons. She has enjoyed working with pediatrics in the school setting and in the home environment for 15 years. Kim lives in Bailey with her husband, youngest son, and dog. She enjoys outdoor activities, especially hiking with her sister-in-law, and spending time with family and friends.