C. Wade Meier, PT
Wade is an orthopedic and sports med physical therapist with an extensive background in the evaluation and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal injury and disease of the entire body. He has an impressive background in the orthopedic sub-specialty of the hand and upper extremity (hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, and cervical spine) with special emphasis in compression neuropathies and rotator cuff injuries. As an experienced mechanical therapist for over 20 years, he specializes in testing for and identifying the cause(s) of the pain and dysfunction and then designing an accurate treatment plan to correct the problem(s). He has been in full time practice since graduating from the University of Utah in 1995 and currently consults nationwide with various companies in the prevention and professional management of work place injuries. He currently serves as a clinical instructor for the University of Utah Department of Physical Therapy as well as for the Physical Therapy department of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Rocky Mountain University in Provo, Utah. He is co-founder of Meier & Marsh Physical Therapy (established in 2003 – currently with 4 locations) and is also co-founder of ErgoPlus work injury prevention systems.
Wade graduated from the University of Utah’s School of Physical Therapy in 1995. Previously, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree also from the University of Utah with a minor in Spanish. After five additional years of study and clinical practice, he achieved the additional credentials of C.H.T. (certified hand and upper extremity therapist). He most recently earned the specialty credentials of Cert. DN from the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy to signify his certification and clinical expertise in the practice of Dry Needling.
Wade is married to his beautiful wife Dayna. Together they have four children and one grandson; Jordan, Marquie, Jace, Makenna, and little Truman Filby. In his spare time, Wade enjoys training for and competing in triathlons of swimming, cycling, and running. He also enjoys fishing, hiking, camping, running half marathons (and anything) with Dayna, and taking trips with his family.
Wade served a Spanish speaking LDS mission and is fluent in Spanish.
Wade has a strong interest in educating patients, government officials, and insurance companies regarding the cost saving and opioid free benefits of utilizing Physical Therapy for the treatment of pain. He also has a passion for excellence in clinical education for his Doctor of Physical Therapy students.
Troy B. Marsh, PT, Cert. MDT, Cert. DN
Troy is one of the founders and owners of Meier & Marsh PT. He is a seasoned orthopedic physical therapist with unique specialties and skills in treating all muscle, joint and nerve disorders especially as it relates to the lower and mid-back, and neck including headaches. He is adept at chronic pain and stress disorders and has been called “the body whisperer” for his gentle and accurate approach.
He certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment (MDT) – a unique evidence-based method that is internationally recognized and is the #1 choice among advanced physical therapists in the USA to treat back and neck disorders. His mentors included master clinicians Robin McKenzie and many of the worlds leading PT’s that helped develop the McKenzie Institute USA. After earning advanced certifications with the #1 instructor of the McKenzie Institute, Troy served as the instructor’s assistant to train other physical therapists. Troy also is certified in Dry Needling with the Spinal Manipulation and Dry Needling Institute delivering advanced pain treatment options using needles and electrotherapy.
Troy earned a Master of Physical Therapy degree from Northern Arizona University in 1991; certified in McKenzie Method in 2000; Duffy-Rath System for Musculoskeletal Pain in 2002, and Dry Needling Certification in 2014. He is a current student of world-renowned teachers Dr. Bradford and Dr. Hillary Keeney of the Keeney Healing Institute.
Troy’s number one joy is being with his wife Shari. They live near the beautiful mountains and Deseret Peak in Grantsville. Together they love life, traveling, hiking, singing and dancing and spending time with their grown children and granddaughter.
Troy has been an avid trail runner for more than two decades and completed numerous 50 and 100-mile endurance events and loves to be in nature.
Troy’s favorite patient is one suffering from lower back, and neck pain and he enjoys the challenge of helping people in chronic pain. He experienced chronic lower back pain after a traumatic fall in his twenties (ask him how!) which led him to seek answers and travel the world to study with leading experts and world-renowned healers.
Troy enjoys treating runners with injuries and has spent over 20 years helping competitive athletes stay strong and running ultra-marathons from Death Valley to the Wasatch mountains. He loves to see runners get back to what they love.
Troy compliments his running and fitness with strength training and credits his time with the late Larry “Mr. Olympia” Scott as his motivation to become a physical therapist.
Troy loves his patients and considers them his PT family. He invites his patient family to reach out whenever they have concerns or problems or need advice to move better, be free of pain, and avoid medications, injections and surgery.
Julia Libby, PT, DPT, Cert. DN
Julia received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Utah in 2012. Certified in dry needling in 2013. Certified in Women’s Health through Herman and Wallace 2018.
Julia is warm, friendly, and a natural people person. She excels in putting patients at ease during therapy. She has over ten years of experience working with and caring for the elderly population.
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Julia is passionate about helping patients feel their very best, and especially in the area of Women’s Health. She has been dedicated to the healing field of physical therapy for 14 years. She spent 7 years in the Air National Guard in Services caring for the troops. When she is not taking care of patients, she preforms in a regular dance company, cooks, skis, engages in art, and spends time doing anything outdoors.
Kevin Bohman, PT, DPT
Kevin is a caring orthopedic and sports medicine physical therapist who has experience working with people of all ages and backgrounds. His good-natured personality makes it easy to relax in stressful and painful situations across the body. He loves working with the young and the young at heart whose injured or aging bodies are keeping them from work or play. He feels responsible to teach his patients simple ways they can improve their health and speed up their recovery.
Kevin received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Puget Sound and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah in exercise science and nutrition.
Kevin enjoys basketball, camping, fishing, gardening, do-it-yourself projects around the house and crafting with wood, clay and metal. He considers himself a homebody who loves to spend time with his wife and 4 children.
Kevin is fluent in Spanish having lived in Mexico for two years which he followed up with 60 hours of training in Spanish medical interpreting at Primary Children’s Medical Center.
Current areas of interest and study: hand and shoulder treatment, weight management.
Brad Klemetson, PT, DPT
Brad is a warm and welcoming presence in the clinic. He has a rich but approachable bedside manner, inviting all friends and family to get involved in treatment and getting back to living pain free lives together. He is most passionate about avoiding unnecessary surgery and helping people to make the best decisions for health through education. Brad especially enjoys treating back pain, neuropathies, and fear of falling/balance. Brad is invested in progressing patients rapidly and providing simple but comprehensive home exercise programs to help his patients get back to normal life as soon as possible. He is most readily know for helping people who have had 30+ years of back pain and found permanent relief in his care.
Kyle Leato, LPTA, Cert. AFS
Kyle has been working in the field of Physical Therapy since 2013. He joined Meier and Marsh Professional Therapies immediately after graduating treating orthopedic injuries and helping with post-surgical rehab. He is the director of home health when patients need in-home visits. He was awarded the 2017 Utah PTA of the Year for his dedication and excellence in patient care. Kyle is passionate about his work with patients and he strives to not only help them in their physical recovery, but also to improve their overall quality of life mentally and emotionally.
Kyle studied as a Physical Therapist Assistant at Salt Lake Community College and graduated at the top of his class receiving the award for “Exceptional Clinical Performance”. Kyle is certified in Applied Functional Science through the renowned Gray Institute of Functional Studies and continues his education in Movement Analysis and Performance Systems at Meier & Marsh.
Outside of his work with Meier and Marsh Physical Therapy, Kyle is an avid power lifter, ambassador of performance nutrition products, and enjoys hunting. He loves spending time with his wife Kristina and their young son, Luca who live in Stansbury Park.
Kyle loves general orthopedics with a special interest in movement sciences and strength and conditioning. He has worked with young athletes in the community keeping them strong and active on the field and on the court.