Dr. Caralyn Baxter DPT
Cara is the owner and lead physical therapist at Motion UT. Her interests include orthopedic rehabilitation, youth and elite return-to-sport rehabilitation, neurocognitive approaches to performance training, hormonal considerations in female athlete rehabilitation and performance, and injury risk reduction and prevention.
Cara is the former head physical therapist for the 2018 Olympic Freeski Halfpipe Team and the former Regional Director at the Kutcher Clinic for Sports Neurology. She has worked with rehabbing athletes from the National Football League (NFL), the National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Baseball (MLB), United States Figure Skating (USFS), and United States Ski and Snowboard. She served as the vice chair on the performance working group of the International Congress for Athlete Brain Health and has multiple publications examining shoulder mechanics in the overhead athlete.
Cara is a past elite figure skater and now is an avid backcountry skier and amateur mountain bike racer. She’s here to help keep you in Motion.
Dr. Andrew Libs DPT
Andrew Libs is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Board-Certified Orthopedic Specialist (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association. His interests include orthopedic and sports rehabilitation, long term athletic development, and optimizing performance.
Originally from Michigan, Andrew received his physical therapy degree from Central Michigan University. After graduating he continued training at Stanford Health Care where he completed an intensive orthopedic residency program. His passion for teaching and learning allowed him to present at the APTA combined sections meeting and be a guest lecturer for the Stanford Physician Associate and Grand Valley State University’s Masters of Athletic Training programs.
Andrew is a former collegiate distance runner and also enjoys cycling, swimming, hiking and rock climbing. He is here to help keep you in Motion!
Dr. Kate McDermott DPT
Kate McDermott is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and APTA Certified Clinical Instructor. She is currently completing an orthopedic residency program with the goal to earn her orthopedic clinical specialist (OCS) certification in 2023.
Kate graduated from Simmons University in Boston, MA in 2013 and spent the first part of her career at Neuroworx, an outpatient non-profit clinic specializing in neurological rehabilitation. She has been involved with the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s NeuroRecovery Network and has presented at the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals conference.
Kate is a certified International Para Alpine Ski & Snowboard Classifier and is a member of the coaching staff at the Figure Skating Club of Park City. She has been a certified GYROTONIC trainer for over 12 years, she enjoys teaching mindful movement and injury prevention.
Kate is a former nationally ranked ice dancer, long distance runner and multiple time Boston Marathon qualifier. She has experience with downhill ski racing. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys backcountry skiing and mountain biking. She’s here to keep you in Motion!
Dr. Adrian Feolo DPT
Adrian Feolo is a Doctor of Physical Therapy currently completing an orthopedic residency program with the goal of earning his Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certification in 2023. Adrian’s interests include balance and vestibular training in relation to sport, orthopedic and concussion rehabilitation, and athletic development and performance optimization. Adrian is a former ski patroller and youth lacrosse coach
Originally from the D.C. Metropolitan area, Adrian moved to Salt Lake to play Lacrosse for the University of Utah and explore the mountain west via foot, bike, and skis. He completed his doctoral program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions after ski patrolling at PCMR, working as emergency medical support for trail races, and selling organic oatmeal at farmers markets and outdoors events. He completed his final rotation at Oregon Health Science University’s vestibular and concussion clinic where he worked with elite athletes and created content for community outreach related to balance and fall prevention.
In his free time, you can find him enjoying the outdoors as an avid skier, biker, and runner. He is here to keep you in Motion!
Dave Quammen ATC
Dave is the Director of High Performance and Rehab at Motion UT. His interests include strength and power development in youth and elite athletes, movement re-education following injury, return to sport testing, and neurocognitive aspects of orthopedic rehabilitation.
Along with his clinical work, Dave is currently pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Rehabilitation Science with an emphasis in Neuroscience and Motor Learning at the University of Utah. He is the former head Athletic Trainer for the 2018 Olympic Snowboard Halfpipe Team and clinical specialist for all US Ski and Snowboard Athletes focusing on post-surgical rehabilitation. Dave has served as a guest lecturer for the national US SKi and Snowboard Return to Snow conference, the Medical Emergencies in Skiing and Snowboarding conference, and at the University of Utah. Dave is also a former instructor at the College of Saint Scholastica and has multiple publications exploring the biomechanics of ACL injury. When he is not in-clinic, Dave is an avid backcountry snowboarder and amateur mountain bike racer. He is here to help keep you in Motion.
Courtney Hook ATC
Courtney Hook is a certified athletic trainer who is joining the Motion UT team officially after completing a year-long rotation with us last year. Prior to Motion Utah, Courtney gained experience specializing in high performance and end-stage rehabilitation and completed post-grad course work in neurological considerations in orthopedic rehabilitation. Originally from Boulder, Colorado Courtney moved to Salt Lake to attend the University of Utah where she completed her Masters in Athletic Training. Courtney’s interests include elite return-to-sport rehabilitation, high performance, injury prevention and risk reduction, and neurological approaches to orthopedic therapy. Courtney is former competitive dancer and can be found hiking, snowboarding, and long distance running when she’s not in the clinic. She’s here to keep you in Motion!
Robyn Hase ATC, CPI
Robyn is one of our Motion UT partners. Robyn is a Certified Athletic Trainer, pilates instructor, and owner of @bodyworksparkcity with over 20 years of experience in rehabilitation and sports medicine. Robyn’s impressive resume includes serving as the official pilates provider for US Ski and Snowboard from 2013-20, working as the Medical Supervisor for Park City Mountain Resort during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, providing on-site medical coverage for US Snowboarding from 1996-06, delivering medical services to US Figure Skating at the national championships, and supporting the Milwaukee Ballet Company. Additionally, Robyn has worked with Intermountain Health care, acting as an outreach athletic trainer, physician extender, sports medicine facilitator, and clinical rehabilitation provider.
Robyn recently completed her master’s in public health with an interest in preventive health. She plans to take this skill set directly to her pilates clients to encourage preventive exercise for long term health, and getting clients back to their full potential post-injury. Out of the clinic, Robyn enjoys spending time with her family skiing, cycling, and all activities mountain living has to offer.