Priya has been practicing physical therapy for about 5 years. She earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, in 2012. She became an Orthopedic Certified Specialist in 2015. She joined the Rebound team in August 2016 when she relocated to Fort Collins when her husband Mark accepted a position as a professor in the psychology department at CSU.
Priya believes in helping each person achieve the quickest recovery possible by creating individually tailored rehabilitation programs unique to each person. She loves sharing her knowledge of the human body and the science and art of physical therapy with her patients in order to help them learn how to recover quickly and prevent future injury.
Priya became interested in physical therapy while battling recurrent knee injuries in high school and college while playing soccer, basketball and lacrosse. She played Division I lacrosse at Columbia University where she earned her B.A. in Sociology. After college, Priya lived in Hawaii and San Diego, where she developed a love for surfing and coaching youth and high school lacrosse. She also enjoyed competing in triathlon when she lived in Upstate New York. Currently, her passion is vinyasa yoga.
Priya was born in Bangalore, India, and grew up in New Jersey. She has two little boys, Luke and Rocco.