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Collin Shepherd

Collin Shepherd, PT, DPT, NCS

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Dr. Collin Shepherd, PT, DPT, is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy with clinical practice and interest focused on treating and progressing clients with neurological impairments and functional limitations from stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, ataxias, and other neurological diseases.

Dr. Shepherd received his undergraduate degree in exercise physiology from Brigham Young University in 2001. He received his doctorate of physical therapy from Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA. He worked with individuals with spinal cord injury and stroke at the Rehab Hospital of Indiana before coming to the University of Utah. He worked as a patient educator and Physical therapist on the inpatient rehab unit before coming to Sugarhouse rehab as an outpatient PT.  

Dr. Shepherd became Board-certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy in May 2011. He received his LSVT BIG certification for treatment of Parkinson's disease and other motor control deficits in 2017. He became a Certified Stroke Rehab Specialist in 2019. He has been trained and is proficient in the use of Bioness products, including Bioness L300, as well as Restorative Therapy functional electrical stimulation cycles and Alter G and Biodex treadmill systems.

Additionally, Dr. Shepherd serves as student clinical coordinator for the Sugahouse Rehabilitation Center and mentor for the University of Utah Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program. He also has served as a clinical instructor for over 25 students through 14 years of practice in both Indiana and Utah.

Dr. Shepherd enjoys working with Paralympic athletes and was able to participate in the Paralympic Academy in 2008, traveling to Beijing, China. He enjoys running and bike riding during nice weather and snow shoeing during the winter.

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