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Dr. Ryan Satkowiak PT, DPT, CSCS, XPS

Owner & Performance Physical Therapist

Rugged Rehab & strength was established to give athletes a source of independence with their rehab and performance. When it comes to barbell movements, it is crucial the athlete is empowered and has the tools to endure the peaks and valleys of life’s Rugged terrain.

Dr. Ryan is originally from Michigan where he graduated with his Bachelors in Athletic Training. During his undergrad program, he had the privilege to work with several Michigan State University athletic teams as an athletic training student, guiding patients and athletes back to the sports they love. He then continued his education at Des Moines University, obtaining his Doctorate of Physical Therapy, while given the opportunity to grow both as a provider, and as an athlete. He was able to complete a clinical internship at EXOS, learning from expert performance physical therapists.

With this skill set, he offers a unique approach to training which integrates experience and knowledge from both physical therapy and strength training worlds: prioritizing athletes' long-term health. Powerlifting allows him to push comfort zone boundaries while adjusting several factors that affect performance. Outside of the gym, you can find him hiking and camping as a way to explore and be at peace.

Rugged Rehab and Strength - Ryan Satkowiak - Lakewood, CO

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