Bergen Park PT

About Arapahoe Peak & Bergen Park PT

Physical therapy is not an alternative therapy; it is a clinical health science. Physical therapists study medial science subjects including anatomy, neuroscience, and physiology in order to acquire the health education needed for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients with physical problems.

A physical therapist

  • Restores function
  • Improves mobility
  • Relieves pain
  • Prevents permanent disabilities
  • Educates patients to maintain function, form, balance, coordination,
    posture, motor control, and flexibility
  • Helps with proper use of adaptive devices such as crutches, canes,
    and wheelchairs

Our Physical Therapists

Dave SavalaDave Savala, MSP.T.

Dave holds a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dave has practiced physical therapy since 1997 in the Denver and Evergreen area. He started Arapahoe Peak Physical Therapy in June of 2005 and subsequently opened Bergen Park Physical Therapy spring of 2015. He is committed to seeing patients improve their physical health and well-being.

Dave’s continuing education includes outpatient orthopedic therapy including manual techniques, mobilization, manipulation and stabilization of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, trigger point dry needling, advanced treatment of the shoulder girdle, cervical spine and thoracic outlet syndrome, functional orthopedics, dynamic stability and muscle balance, patellofemoral pain, treatment of foot and ankle disorders.

Dave enjoys talking cars, biking, walking his dogs, yoga and adventure travel.

 


Molly Kueser Skuban, PT, DPT

Molly received her undergraduate degree in Family Studies and Human Services with a psychology emphasis from Kansas State University in 2008.  She went on to pursue her Doctorate of Physical at the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2013. Over the last four years, Molly has worked primarily in the sports/outpatient orthopedic field though continues to treat neurological and post cancer diagnoses.

Molly has undergone continuing education courses in selective functional movement assessment, specific manual mobilization techniques and kinesiotaping. She is certified in functional dry needling and recently became a certified power vinyasa yoga instructor. She believes in a holistic approach to recovery and hopes to instill this philosophy in each of her patients.

While outside of work, Molly enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, jogging, hiking, drinking coffee and eating Mexican food. She and her husband are also attempting snowboarding and taming their crazy German Short-haired puppy, Winnie.


Susanne Gilbert, MSPT, CMPT

Susanne graduated from Boston University with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 2000. She came to Colorado for her final clinical in Colorado Springs in 1999 and moved to the Denver area in 2000. She has worked in the Denver area in outpatient orthopedics since. She specializes in manual therapy, dry needling, yoga/pilates and has a special interest in nutritional health as well. She gained her certification in Manual Therapy from the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy in 2005. She is a well-respected colleague in the rehabilitation community.

Susanne has worked with Bergen Park Physical Therapy since August 2017. She enjoys trail running, yoga, and hiking with her dog, Benny, for activity. She loves cooking and spending time with her elementary aged daughter.