Michele Simard received her BA at University of Utah in Speech Communication and Spanish in 1990. She taught skiing at Alta, Utah for 6 years. Michele then received her Masters in Physical Therapy at Northwestern University in 1994. Her first physical therapy job was at Livingston Health and Rehabilitation in a skilled nursing facility. She then started Alta Physical Therapy & Fitness on February 1, 1997. She has had knee and back injuries and has a great empathy for her patients. She is motivated to get her patients back to their maximal potential, even better than before their injury. She truly loves being a physical therapist. She also enjoys skiing and bmx racing with her family.