Monday – Thursday: 7:00 am – 6:40 pm
Friday: 6:40 am – 5:40 pm
Saturday: 7:40 am – 12:20 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!
Erin Wood, PT, DPT, CSCS, ATC
Dr. Erin Wood graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, FL in 2015. Prior to that, she worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at the University of Mississippi, working primarily with the cross country, women’s golf, and women’s tennis teams. She received her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from Kansas State University. Dr. Wood is currently preparing to take her board specialty examination in orthopedics in 2019, and she enjoys working with patients with all types of orthopedic injuries. She utilizes a combined approach of manual therapy, exercise, and patient education to help her patients achieve their goals, and her clinical interests also include women’s health and pain science education. While at home, Erin enjoys spending time with her infant son, her husband, and their German Shepherd, and as ne7w Denver residents, they are looking forward to exploring all the city has to offer.
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.