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THE CLIMB CLINIC PRACTITIONERS

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Dr. Annie Leavitt

Practitioner

PT, DPT, CSCS

Dr. Annie Leavitt (She/Her) is a rehab specialist at

The Climb Clinic.

 

She received her Bachelors in Exercise and Sports Science from Oregon State University, and earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado.

 

Annie is certified in Dry Needling, Blood Flow Restriction Training, Running Gait Analysis, and has undergone extensive training in treating the foot and ankle.

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Physical Therapy Session

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

CLIMBING
+
RUNNING

LOWER BACK

FOOT + ANKLE

ACUTE, 
OVER USE, 
POST OP
INJURIES

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Dr. Christine Neal

Practitioner

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Dr. Christine Neal (She/Her) is a rehab and strength and performance specialist at The Climb Clinic.

 

She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Drexel University and later completed a year long orthopedic residency with Arcadia University where she became a Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).  

 

Christine is certified in Level 2 Functional Dry Needling, Blood Flow Restriction Training, and

Running Gait Analysis.

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Fitness

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

CLIMBING
+
OUTDOOR ATHLETES

LOWER EXTREMITY

INDIVIDUALIZED
STRENGTH
+
CONDITIONING

ACUTE, 
OVER USE, 
POST OP
INJURIES

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Dr. Kevin Cowell

Founder & Practitioner

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT, Dip. Osteopractic

Dr. Kevin Cowell (He/Him) is a rehab and strength training specialist at The Climb Clinic.

 

He received his Bachelors of Science in Applied Health from Azusa Pacific University & earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy from Regis University.

 

He has undergone extensive post-doctorate training and is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapist (FAAOMPT) who has received his Diploma in Osteopractic and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).

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Physical Therapist

AREAS OF SPECIALTY

CLIMBING
+
GENERAL
SPORTS

LOWER EXTREMITY

INDIVIDUALIZED
STRENGTH
+
CONDITIONING

ACUTE, 
OVER USE, 
POST OP
INJURIES

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Derek New

Strength & Conditioning Specialist

CSCS

Derek New (He/Him) is a strength training and climbing specialist at The Climb Clinic.

 

He earned his Bachelors in integrative physiology from the University of Colorado Boulder, where he was also on the climbing team. Additionally, he holds a strength and conditioning specialist certification (CSCS), which allows him to apply his knowledge of physiology to sports and fitness.

 

He has extensive competition experience, with seven years of climbing in both lead and bouldering at the national and international levels.

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Drew Ruana

Workshop Instructor

Professional Climber

Drew Ruana (he/him) is a

professional climber and student based in Golden, CO. He transitioned from competitive climbing to outdoor climbing and has now achieved over 130+ V14 and higher-grade boulder problems in the past four years.

 

Drew is currently leading workshops at The Climb Clinic as he recognizes that developing proficiency in climbing technique can ultimately make challenging moves feel more manageable and arguably a strength.

Very soon, Drew will be earning his CS degree from Mines and is eager to discover ways to combine his computer science expertise with his passion for climbing.

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Ben Blackmore

Workshop Instructor

CSCS

Derek New (He/Him) is a strength training and climbing specialist at The Climb Clinic.

 

He earned his Bachelors in integrative physiology from the University of Colorado Boulder, where he was also on the climbing team. Additionally, he holds a strength and conditioning specialist certification (CSCS), which allows him to apply his knowledge of physiology to sports and fitness.

 

He has extensive competition experience, with seven years of climbing in both lead and bouldering at the national and international levels.

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Blood Flow Restriction Training

Our rehabilitation and strength training services are designed to compliment your active goals and build a foundation of strong and resilient movement.

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