Peter Barbieri, PT


Michael Branzel, PT, DPT


Jade Elkind, PT, DPT





    University of Oregon, University of Utah

    • A physical therapist since 1978, Peter has developed proficiencies in multiple manual therapy systems

    • Peter has over 30 years experience as a clinical instructor in university residency and athletic training programs and has taught numerous professional continuing education courses

    • Peter is married with three boys and enjoys travel and outdoor activities.




    • Received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009 from Samuel Merritt University and his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Biology from UC Davis in 2005. 

    • Prior to working in Reno, Michael worked with Division 1 athletes at Cal along with club cyclists and runners.

    • Michael has worked as a clinical instructor to numerous physical therapy students from various universities and is continuously attending post-graduate seminars to extend his knowledge of the body.

    • Michael is married with 2 children and enjoys cycling, snowboarding, and hiking



    • Jade received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in May 2014. Originally a native of New York State, Jade obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Biology from Binghamton University.
    • Her experience includes working in inpatient rehab, acute care, aquatic therapy, and in rural settings. She  continues to attend courses to enhance her knowledge and proficiency of the profession.

    • Jade's extra-curricular activities and interests consist of those not expected from a physical therapist, but include jiu jitsu, wrestling, boxing, and muay thai.