Dr. Rhett Polka, DPT

Dr. Rhett Polka, DPT

Physical Therapy  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Rhett Polka, DPT is a physical therapist in Loveland, CO. He specializes in physical therapy, rehabilitation, and more.Read his story

497 Denver Ave

Loveland, CO 80537

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  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Polka's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Polka "Loveland native, Dr. Polka graduated from Loveland High and earned degrees at the University of Northern Colorado with a BS in Kinesiology, and Slippery Rock University where he graduated as a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT). From a young age, Dr. Polka was an athlete, sparking his interest for human performance. After rehabilitating a football injury in junior high, he knew he wanted to be a physical therapist. Prior to developing the One80 System, Dr. Polka earned his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) designation from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and became Board Certified in Orthopedics (OCS) from the American Physical Therapy Association. Soon after earning his DPT, Dr. Polka became disappointed with his profession. Rather than reaching for greatness and pushing the envelope, physical therapy had become stagnant and complacent. This brought him to a crossroads that eventually lead to the patent pending One80 System. In 2005 he opened the first One80 Physical Therapy in his hometown of Loveland, Colorado. Years later, One80 is growing and thriving. As a former high school and collegiate athlete, Dr. Polka remains involved with sports by working with a variety of patients including little leaguers, high school All Americans, Division I standouts, and professional athletes. He has also had the privilege of being part of the Loveland High Football Sports Medicine team for six seasons. Outside the clinic, Dr. Polka spends as much time as possible with his wife and boys. Dr. Polka's favorite activities are watching his kids play football, basketball, lacrosse and snow board. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Polka "Our philosophy and treatment strategies at One80 are exactly that, the opposite of everything you've tried in the past. Because One80 focuses on eliminating the cause of symptoms rather than temporarily relieving them, pain, swelling, stiffness and weakness are quickly and lastingly addressed. 

At One80 PT, we focus on the nerve-muscle relationship. Our manual therapy process restores normal function by eliminating the phenomenon called neuromuscular inhibition. Because nerves control muscles, and muscles provide joint motion and stability, One80 is the only therapy that truly gets to the root cause of orthopedic injury.

This unique components of One80, along with our functional screen and biomechanical reinforcement exercises, are what makes the days of repeat visits, short-term results, gimmicks and frustration, a thing of the past."

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4  Specialties

  • Physical Therapy
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Occupational & Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Polka does not have any board certifications listed.

46  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Bunion
  • Calf Muscle Strain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Groin Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Sprain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Swelling
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Strain of Hamstring Muscle
  • Stroke
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thigh Conditions
  • Thigh Injuries
  • Thigh Strain
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • TMJ
  • Whiplash
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Sprain
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4  Procedures

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

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  • University Of Northern Colorado, Bs Kinesiology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Rhett Polka, DPT
Today was my first visit and I'm impressed. My back started spasming, and Abbey had me do the grapevine exercise. My pain subsided almost immediately. I had surgery on my neck in 2010 and was told to do neck exercises which caused intense pain. When I told Abbey about my experience, she said she...Read More
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