Monday – Thursday: 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday: 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
- Orthopedic Rehab
- Pre & Post-Surgical Rehab
- Manual Therapy
- Sports Rehabilitation & Return to Sports
- Total Joint Rehab
- Functional Movement Screenings
- Trigger Point Dry Needling (TDN)
- Work Injury Rehab
- Spine Rehab
- “Bumps and Bruises” Program
- Active Release Techniques
- Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
- Graston Technique
- Vestibular Therapy
- Headaches/Migraines and Dizziness
- Blood Flow Restriction Training
Wes Riggs, PT, DPT
Owner/Director Pro Active Physical Therapy Aurora-Southlands
Certified Active Release Technique
Certified Trigger Point Dry Needling
Certified Graston Provider
Wes has been practicing physical therapy for over 12 years in the outpatient orthopedic setting. He founded the Aurora-Southlands branch of Pro Active Physical Therapy in 2009. Wes received his undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2001. While at Ohio Wesleyan he also pitched for the varsity baseball team. He obtained a clinical doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Regis University in 2005.
Wes has advanced certifications in Functional Trigger Point Dry Needling, Active Release Technique and Graston Soft Tissue Mobilization. He has extensive experience treating a wide variety of orthopedic injuries, sports injuries (youth to professional/Olympic) and neuromuscular impairments across age groups and ability levels.
Wes’ clinical interests include, injury rehabilitation and prevention in athletes, overuse injuries in youth athletes and treating sub occipital headache pain. Wes also volunteers his time working with the Colorado Avalanche as well as the Grandview High School and Cherokee Trail High School sports teams.
Outside of work Wes enjoys spending time with his wife Lyndsie, daughter Harper and all varieties of sports.
Andrea Becker, PT, DPT, ATC
Andrea entered the Physical Therapy Profession in 2005, after graduating from Regis University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Previous to completing her PT degree she earned a dual Bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Panhandle State University in Biology and HPER with an Athletic Training emphasis. Andrea has worked in an outpatient orthopedics setting for the past 12 years. Where she has been able to utilize her additional trainings and certifications in Dry needling, ATC (certified Athletic Trainer), and manual therapy skills, including joint manipulations, and soft tissue mobilizations. Andrea and her husband Eric have 3 daughters and enjoy camping together. In her spare time Andrea spends time coaching her daughters in softball and volleyball as well as cheering them on in soccer and karate with her husband.
Taya Skarda, PT, DPT, CSCS, COMT
Taya is a North Carolina native with a passion for any outdoor activity and enjoys working with all age groups of athletes and weekend warriors. Taya has received her doctorate in physical therapy at Regis University and has worked in outpatient orthopedics for 10 years. She takes pride in continued education receiving certifications in dry needling, strength and conditioning, and orthopedic manual therapy. Her current interests are with cervical spine dysfunction and its impact on vestibular symptoms as well as post-concussion syndrome. Outside of work Taya enjoys hiking, rock climbing, snowboarding and traveling with her husband and 5-year-old son. Go TAR HEELS and Broncos!
Josh DeMorett, PT, DPT, OCS
Josh has been practicing in an outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine setting since graduating in 2015 from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. He has special interest in the sports medicine and fitness athlete populations, but has prior experience treating a variety of orthopedic injuries and post-surgical care. Recently, obtained his orthopedic certified specialization in order to progress and further his knowledge in the field of orthopedics and diagnoses. He enjoys blending a sports medicine and individualized orthopedic approach to his clients, supported by evidence-based practice and current literature to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Outside of physical therapy, Josh spends his time running, lifting, and snowboarding with his partner.
Brad Hanson, PTA
Brad is our newest Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) moved from Maryland. He has worked as a PTA for 1.5 years and received his degree from Anne Arundel CC. During his time as an undergrad, he also earned his B.S. in Kinesiology from the Univ. of Maryland. Brad has a strong passion for patient care and works with a majority of our geriatric population. He has been trained in craniosacral therapy, and utilizes this technique to release restrictions in the fascial layer that can cause pain, and promote peace and relaxation within. In his personal life, Brad volunteers with Life Sparks where he provides reiki to cancer patients, and in the summertime volunteers as a camp counselor for children with muscular dystrophy. He enjoys all kinds of outdoor activities including hiking and snowboarding, and considers himself an avid sports fan.
Kristin Bibbins is our Front Desk Administrator and has been with Pro Active for two years. She is in charge of scheduling patients, working directly with insurance companies and taking care of the needs of the clinic. Kristin is also a licensed massage therapist who graduated from the Cotiva Institute of Massage Therapy in Arizona in 2014. She massages on Saturday mornings at the clinic, specializing in deep tissue and neuromuscular therapy. When not at work she enjoys yoga, hiking and spending time with her son and husband.